Anthem Electronics AVM 30 preamp/processor/tuner. Available now for $2,999 SRP. The AVM 30 combines a preamplifier, digital-to-analog and analog-to-digital converter, surround-sound processor (SSP), HDTV video switcher, multi-room/whole-house entertainment control center, AM/FM tuner and headphone preamplifier. Twelve-volt triggers allow control of audio and video systems in the house, and in addition to the main 7.1 channel zone, three two-channel audio/video zones can be supported. The AVM 30 carries THX Ultra2 certification and has THX audio setup. Call (905) 362-0958 or visit www.anthemav.com.
Boston Acoustics Bravo II on-wall speaker. Available now in black, white or silver for $250 each SRP. This speaker is designed to be mounted on walls or even in corners. The wedge-shaped housing has one four-inch woofer and a one-inch aluminum dome tweeter. It features a specially designed air channel leading to the exterior vent, which provides sufficient bass response. Call (978) 538-5000 or visit www.bostonacoustics.com.
Onkyo DV-CP802 DVD player. Available now in black or silver for $500 SRP. This six-disc progressive scan DVD changer supports both DVD-Audio and multichannel SACD playback. It has a 108-Mhz/12-bit video D/A converter for video, and progressive scan component video output with 3-2 pulldown. For audio, it has 192-kHz/24-bit audio DACs with Onkyo's Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry (VLSC). Call (800) 229-1687 or visit www.onkyousa.com.