Philips Announces Ambisound Cinema System
The HTS8100 boasts full 5.1 surround sound through a one-piece fully integrated home theater system.
Philips-hts8100
January 09, 2007 by Rachel Cericola

Philips Electronics is currently showcasing the new Ambisound home theater system (HTS8100) at the 2007 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Featuring Philips’ proprietary Ambisound technology, the HTS8100 SoundBar boasts full 5.1 surround sound through a one-piece fully integrated home theater system.

Only five-inches thick, the Ambisound SoundBar provides an amplifier and a DVD player all in a single design.

View more of our CES special coverage The Ambisound SoundBar features five amplifiers, similar to a 5.1 system, integrated into a single horizontal sound bar. The HTS8100 uses a host of technologies including array processing, precise driver positioning and psycho-acoustic innovation to achieve the full surround sound performance. 

It also features a 3-band equalizer and DoubleBASS deep bass performance, creating a smooth cross over between sounds. The speakers feature soft dome tweeters and are designed for maximum efficiency for full midrange performance. Additionally, users will enjoy the Smart Surround feature, which automatically ensures correct surround sound settings whether a movie or music is playing.

Featuring a single central sound bar and subwoofer, there is no risk of cluttered space or obstruction of speaker wires.

Philips will also offer the HTS6600 using the same technology but in a two speaker system.

  • $999 (HTS6600 = $599)
  • Available in Q2 2007
  • Features 5 amplifiers
  • 5 inches thick
  • Smart Surround feature

 

 

Follow Electronic House on Facebook and Twitter.


Rachel Cericola - Contributing Writer
Over the past 15 years, Rachel Cericola has covered entertainment, web and technology trends. Check her out at www.rachelcericola.com.

FREE Charter Platinum Membership
Claim your FREE Charter Platinum Membership to EH Network and receive 6 FREE issues of EH Magazine.*
First Name
Last Name
Email Address

We understand your email address is private. By granting you access to the EH Network, you agree to receive email communications from us, including our newsletters. You can manage your subscription at any time in the future.
* The new EH Network launches and your free subscription begins December 2014.


Topics

Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.