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Yamaha to introduce its YSP-2200 Digital Sound Projector debuts with HDMI 1.4a in USA as well
Announced in Japan last September and available since November, Yamaha new YSP-2200 Digital sound bar supporting HDMI 1.4a is now also announced in the USA at $999.95 MSRP. Offering 7.1Ch Virtual surround with DTS-HD, Dolby TrueHD as well as handling 3D Blu-Ray audio content and video, the YSP-2200 is the ideal Home Theater audio surround system for those who just want to keep it simple.
The versatile design of the slimline 3D-compatible sound projector enables it to conveniently fit in front of a TV, eliminating the need for additional speakers, cabling and stands that can clutter home entertainment spaces. Measuring at 3½ inches, the YSP-2200 has height-adjustable feet to allow for use with virtually any flat-screen video display without blocking any of the picture. The YSP-2200 comes complete with a 100 watt subwoofer (compact enough to fit into a shelf) that can be positioned either vertically or horizontally, giving users an unobtrusive, space-efficient environment and adding extra bass reinforcement.
The ingenious design lets the YSP-2200 offer a 7.1 surround sound without any extra speakers via Yamaha’s YSP technology that is also used in the company’s higher-end sound projectors (YSP-4100/5100). Included with the YSP-2200 is a sound bar that has 16 speaker beam drivers each with its own digital amplifier, along with a bass-reflex subwoofer. All together, they create an immersive multi-channel surround sound experience by reflecting the detailed 7.1 beams of sounds off the walls and into the listener’s ears.
The YSP-2200 features 11 CINEMA DSP programs, including three Movie and three Music programs, plus five additional Entertainment options. All of these programs can be used for enhanced gaming as well. The YSP-2200 provides the ultimate sound environment for a variety of programs. Additionally, the YSP-2200 decodes HD Audio signals (DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD) to ensure that Blu-ray Disc players and other digital sources output the best possible sound.
“Most consumers want the benefits of 7.1 surround sound, but don’t want to compromise the look of their living room,” said Tom Sumner, President, Yamaha Electronics Corporation. “Yamaha’s YSP-2200 technology allows for the enjoyment of surround sound without additional speakers, unsightly cables and stands.”
Further features include: the Music Enhancer function, which improves the sound of compressed sources such as MP3 files; HDMI 1.4a (4 in/1 out) that enables the connection of multiple HDMI sources and the full enjoyment of 1080p monitors, 3D sources and Blu-ray disc players and HDTV set top boxes. An easy set up via IntelliBeam Automated System Calibration optimizes sound performance for any room.
The YSP-2200 also features a dock port, ideal for adding optional accessories such as the YID-W10 Wireless Dock System for iPod/iPhone, the YDS-12 Universal Dock for iPod/iPhone, and the YBA-10 Bluetooth Wireless Audio Receiver.
The Yamaha YSP-2200 carries an MSRP of $999.95.