Posts Tagged: processor

Disappointing Sherbourn PT-7030 Home Theater Preamp Processor

Disappointing Sherbourn PT-7030 Home Theater Preamp Processor

I recently had the opportunity to work on a Sherbourn preamp processor in a large home theater installation. I was very disappointed with many of the adjustments found in this product. While on the surface this is a very fine unit with many inputs and outputs it has several limitations that I find to be… Read more

Emotiva UMC-200 Home Theater Preamp Processor Review

Emotiva UMC-200 Home Theater Preamp Processor Review

Emotiva recently introduced a new preamp processor to their line of exceptionally priced products. This preamp processor is priced at $599 and includes many features that you would expect from a higher cost preamp processor. These include 4 HDMI inputs, 1 HDMI output with ARC, analog and digital inputs for a variety of non-HDMI audio… Read more

Darbee Video Enhancer Review

Darbee Video Enhancer Review

I recently had the opportunity to see the Darbee Darblet video processor. This is a next generation image enhancement product. From what I saw it can be used in multiple ways. It can be set very strong where it will increase the inter image contrast or be used to enhance sharpness to varying degrees. When… Read more

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Emotiva UMC-1 7.1 Channel Preamplifier/Processor Review

I recently had a chance to work on an Emotiva UMC-1 coupled with Emotiva XPA-5 and XPA-2 power amplifiers. This combination is an amazing value. The UMC-1 processor lists for $699 and has features competitive with units many times its price. The XPA-5 lists for $799 with 200 watts per channel capacity and the XPA-2… Read more

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VideoEQ Pro Review

I recently had the opportunity to check out the VideoEQ Pro from AVFoundry. This is an external video color processor that can be used to correct gamma, gray scale, color and hue errors from improper primary and secondary colors. The product includes infrared remote control along with 4 custom and preset tables. It has a single HDMI… Read more