Pioneer’s new 3D home cinema systems

Pioneer’s new 3D home cinema systems

Pioneer brings four new home cinema systems with 3D compatibility for the joy of movie enthusiasts. The new line-up includes two 5.1-channel models and the 3.1 channel HTP-SB510 bar-style and the 2.1 channel HTP-FS510 front speaker system.

The “HTP” line-up comes in a clean high-gloss, deep black design, fully compatible with upcoming 3D TV broadcast receivers, Blu-ray Disc players, game consoles and each model includes three of the latest specification HDMI (v1.4a with 3D) inputs.

The systems’ integrated decoders supports HD audio formats, including Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, and feature Multi Channel Acoustic Calibration technology, which via microphone “measure” the sound field and creates “the ideal acoustic environment”. Also all four systems are compatible with iPhone/ iPod and include USB audio connection, as well a preset remote, which can also be used to control other Pioneer equipment.

Pioneer HTP-SB510 bar-style system

Model configuration

  • HTP-710 5.1 channel – with four sophisticated tall speakers and a centre speaker, the HTP-710 is suited to those who value top sound quality and wish to make home cinema core to their living space. The tall speakers combine a high-gloss finish with grill jersey fascias, providing an eye-catching statement and strong performance in a set-up that comprises 6x 100W including the subwoofer.
  • HTP-610 5.1 channel – offering similar performance but in a more compact speaker design, the HTP-610 is a great option for users who enjoy the impact of 5.1 channel surround sound, but prefer smaller speakers. The system creates a clean setting with a dual centre speaker and four small yet high performance satellite speakers. It provides a power output of 6x 100W including the subwoofer.
  • HTP-SB510 3.1 channel – slim, stylish, powerful, the HTP-SB510 bar-style system is designed to complement flat screen TVs. The system delivers powerful 3.1 channel surround sound, providing a power output of 4x 100W including the subwoofer. Adding the optional S-SB5R speakers creates a genuine 5.1 channel surround sound setting.
  • HTP-FS510 2.1 channel – the HTP-FS510 is perfect for those who want to enjoy surround sound from speakers that blend in next to their flat screen TV. It too offers great looks with the glossy black and high quality grill jersey fascias and consists of two height adjustable, slim front speakers for 2.1 channel performance at 3 x 100W including the subwoofer. For actual 5.1 channel surround sound, the optional S-SWR5CR speakers can be added.

The key specifications common across the range include:

  • Compact receiver subwoofer main unit
  • 5.1 channel with 4 tallboy + centre speakers (HTP-710)
  • 5.1 channel with 4 satellite + dual centre speakers (HTP-610)
  • 3.1 channel with bar-style front speaker (HTP-SB510)
  • 2.1 channel with 2 slim front speakers (HTP-FS510)
  • Full support for 3D video over HDMI (v1.4a with 3D)
  • Dolby TrueHD / DTS-HD Master Audio decoders
  • HDMI repeater
  • iPhone/iPod Digital Connection via USB (specialist audio/video cable included)
  • FM radio tuner
  • Advanced Sound Retriever
  • Auto Level Control
  • MCACC
  • Phase Control

The HTP-710, HTP-610, HTP-SB510 and HTP-FS510 will arrive in December 2010.

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