Amps, receivers, tuners and more. 22 of the best audio and video products of 2006.
Harman Kardon - AVR 745 7.2-Channel Audio/Video Receiver
Anchor Bay Technologies - DVDO iScan VP30 Video Processor
Audio Design Associates - iHome MultiCenter
B&K Components - HD6 High Definition Video Switcher
Cary Audio Design - Cinema Series DVD 7
American Power Conversion - APC S20 Power Conditioner with Battery Backup
Crestron Electronics - Adagio Entertainment System
Denon Electronics - AVR-5805MkII THX Ultra2 Receiver
DirecTV - HR20 Digital Video Recorder
Halcro Audio - MC50 Five-Channel Amplifier
Harman Specialty Group - Mark Levinson No. 433 Triple-Mono Power Amplifier
Home Automation Inc. (HAI) - Hi-Fi
Integra - DTR-4.6 A/V Receiver
Lexicon - MC-12 HD Music and Cinema Controller
Marantz - SR8500 THX Select A/V Receiver
Page 1 of 2 pages  1 2 >

Recent Slideshows

13 Great Gifts for a Geeky Father's Day
Roku 3 Want to give your dad the gift of geek? Check out these 13 thoughtful tech gifts. (13 images, 26842 views, 0 comments)

Amazing Audio Rooms from T.H.E. Show 2013
Induction Dynamics Sensational speakers, powerful processing and amplification, and world-class recordings had audiophiles in delight. (18 images, 45591 views, 0 comments)

500 Pound Subwoofers
Blue LED Effects In Ceiling Family fills an underground home theater with 500 pounds of SVS subwoofers and custom acoustic treatments. (7 images, 39321 views, 0 comments)

Automation Ideas for Your Swimming Pool
BCG Concepts, Los Angeles Tie your pool controls into an automation system for effortless summertime fun. (5 images, 24857 views, 0 comments)

Funnyman Kevin James Sells His Crestron-Controlled Home
The Bedroom The star of the upcoming film "Grown Ups 2" has several high-tech amenities, including a full home theater. (5 images, 30513 views, 0 comments)

69-foot Canal Boat Outfitted with High-Tech Gear
Quite the Challenge It's a tight fit, but U.K. integrator AV Candy finds its 'sea legs' by rigging a 69-foot canal boat with multizone audio, multiple TVs, satellite and more. (5 images, 18672 views, 0 comments)

Home Theater Entryways Offer Curb Appeal
Secret Door It's always important to make a good first impression. (10 images, 75082 views, 0 comments)

Crestron Programmer Adds Creative Tweaks to His Own Theater
Before, Well... Anything Jonathan Danforth has Crestron control, a 139-inch screen, a waffle wall, and documentation in 14 parts. (8 images, 33218 views, 0 comments)

Family Theater Beams with Durable LED Projection
Proscenium A SIM2 Mico 50 LED projector and 110-inch screen shine in this room. (5 images, 25273 views, 0 comments)

House Shows Itself Via Home Automation
Home Tour Via Home Automation Elan g! automation system turns on home’s charm to prospective buyers. (8 images, 24261 views, 0 comments)

22 Outdoor Speakers for a Sizzling Summer
Atlantic Technology AW-424 We take a peek at some of the current options for outdoor audio. (22 images, 38595 views, 0 comments)

Antique Cabinet Revamped for New HDTV
Antique Cabinet Innerspace Electronics specially modified a cherished piece of furniture to accommodate new A/V gear. (7 images, 20456 views, 0 comments)

View more slideshows

< Previous  |  Next >
Slide 4 of 22
B&K Components - HD6 High Definition Video Switcher

The HD6 takes composite, S-Video or component video from nine shared source inputs, transcodes the composite and S-Video inputs, and then outputs any of the sources via Category 5 or component video cables to six zones. The HD6 can be daisy-chained to deliver HD video to up to 127 zones. The HD6 is controllable via IR, RS-232 or Ethernet (pending).

cool because
It switches nine high-def video sources to six rooms.

the nitty gritty
- Transcodes composite and S-Video through component and Cat 5 connections.
- Seamless integration with B&K CT602, CT60 and CT300 multizone products.
- Controllable by IR and RS-232, with Ethernet to come.

price
$3,000

for more info
www.bkcomp.com

Read more: Products of the Year 2006