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Category: IXOS AV | Ixos Digital Music

October 1st, 2007

IXOS Overture XHT458

"High-end in appearance, the 1m Overture consists of fine quality die-cast, collar-locked plugs, coupled with 9mm-diameter cable and covered with dark grey nylon weave. The individual screened signal-carrying wire pairs are fabricated from oversized high-grade PC-OFC conductors, with nitrogen-injected polyethylene dielectric. Two further levels of screening, meanwhile, ensure freedom from radio interference, as do the screening properties of the plugs, which also feature gold-plated signal pins and a complex internal construction designed to minimise unwanted crosstalk and ensure the correct impedance. IXOS admits that the 7.5m represents the Overture’s limit as far as the serious data transfer rates associated with 1080p are concerned. If longer distances (up to 11m) are envisioned, it recommends using a £50 device known as the XHT807 at the source end of the cable. This is a passive equaliser, built around the companies patented iVEC circuitry. For even longer distances, there’s the XHT808 repeater - a £150 active equalisation/amplification device that sits between two lengths of cable. With the XHT808, total runs of 25m for 1080p (35m for 1080i) are possible. Our 1m sample performed admirably – even with 1080p and multi-channel audio."

What Video and High Definition TV

September 26th, 2007

IXOS First XM1308 Tube Speaker

Traditionaly known for its top end cables, IXOS has launched the XMI308 tube speaker…

www.avreview.co.uk

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September 12th, 2007

IXOS Launches Budget iPOD Dock

The XMI308 is the first product in the 'First by IXOS' budget product line-up…

Gizmodo

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September 11th, 2007

IXOS XMI381

Travel friendly, affordable offering…

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September 11th, 2007

IXOS Launches XMI308 Tube Speaker

IXOS has launched the XMI308 iPOD travel 'tube' speaker…

TechDigest

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September 11th, 2007

IXOS iPOD dock Is A Budget Travel Companion

Another day, another iPOD Dock, this time from IXOS…

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September 11th, 2007

Sounds Like An iPod Bargain!

There is no point shelling out a wedge on speakers for your iPOD…

The Gadget Show

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September 11th, 2007

Gadget of the Day: IXOS XMI308

It'll pump out 4W - not bad for an AAA battery powered….

Stuff.TV

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September 1st, 2007

Make The Connection

IXOS XHA516-100m - 4 stars IXOS cables tend to sound refined, and the new XHA516-100 is no different: harshness and rough edges are non-existent. However, dynamic range is less impressive than the best here, and bass is a little sluggish and soft. If you’re after a gentle, mature sound, that’s fine, but if drama and excitement is your bag, walk away. 4 Stars

What HiFI

September 1st, 2007

IXOS Studio range offers affordable HDMI across all lengths

IXOS has announced its Studio range of high performance yet competitively priced HDMI cables… HDMI is almost essential for transferring high-definition images between sources and screens and the Studio range meets the latest v.1.3 specification, which is capable of carrying full HD 1080p signals.

HDTV UK

September 1st, 2007

IXOS Adds Studio HDMI Range

New from IXOS is an affordable range of HDMI cables, designed to slot in below the company’s Overture and XEN ranges. The new Studio XHT288 range comes in lengths from one to five metres meets the latest HDMI 1.3 1080p specification and is fully certified by HDMI LLC. The cables use a proprietary nitrogen-injected dielectric, triple shielding to give maximum protection from interference, and hard gold plated connectors. Designed as a ‘first upgrade’ cable, the Studio XHT288 costs £45 for a 1m length, £60 for a 2m, £70 for a 3m and £80 for the maximum 5m run.

What HiFI

July 12th, 2007

IXOS Announces XEN XHV904 Component Video Interconnect

Component video can carry analogue HDTV video and in this usage the quality of the signal cable is paramount. - Silver-Plated Quad-Shielded High-Bandwidth HDTV Design - A single minded interconnect, to carry analogue HDTV signals from a source to an AV receiver This new one-metre IXOS interconnect delivers stunning performance for all signals including 1080p and is designed for one single purpose, to take the component signal at best quality, from a source to a Home Cinema receiver for video processing. The receiver can then convert to HDMI for long runs or continue with component to the display. Modern video sources place huge demands on cable quality and 1080p HDTV makes the highest. To meet this requirement IXOS(r) have designed a new reference Component Video cable that carries the full HDTV 720/1080 bandwidth and has incredibly effective quadruple shields against interference. To carry the high-resolution signals, the XHV904 features three separate high-bandwidth connectors with silver plated (SP) PC-OFC conductors and four separate layers of OFC braid and Al-Mylar wrap shielding. Solid metal barrel RCA connectors are fitted to each interconnect, further improving the shielding - Highest resolution for high performance installations - High-bandwidth IXOS(r) High Grade Silver-Plated PC OFC Pure 751⁄2 conductors - Heavyweight QUAD shielding for outstanding noise rejection - Maximised insulation from the Nitrogen Gas-Injected Polyethylene dielectric - Low-Loss solid barrel RCAs with Teflon(r) insulation - True 75 Ohm design for extended bandwidth and higher speeds - Silver plated positive conductor for superior signal transfer.

HDTV UK

June 1st, 2007

XEN And The Art Of Sound

The IXOS XEN XHV904-100 is a £99.99, one metre silver plated quad-shielded high bandwidth HDTV component…

www.svimag.com

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June 1st, 2007

IXOS HDMI Cabes

With its predecessors having gained acclaim in some important consumer magazines…

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June 1st, 2007

IXOS Component Video

Often overlooked since the appearance of HDMI on the market, the new era of high definition…

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April 2nd, 2007

IXOS Unveils New HDMI Cable

IXOS has taken the wraps off…

Home Cinema Choice

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March 1st, 2007

IXOS Introduces Its Xen Range of 1080p HDMI Cables

Brand-new XEN XHT658 carries full HP 1080P signals up to 11 metres…

Hidden Wires

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March 1st, 2007

Xen And The Cabling Art

Cable king IXOS has unveiled its new flagship HDMI cable range…

What Video and High Definition TV

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February 1st, 2007

IXOS XHT458 - 5 Stars

A smart and solidly-performing cable…

What HiFI

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February 1st, 2007

The Cable Guys - XHT658

A decent set of cables makes a big difference to a home cinema system…

What Video and High Definition TV

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January 8th, 2007

IXOS XEN XHT658 HDMI Cable

Next month's Bristol Sound & Vision Show sees the release of a host of new cables from IXOS…

www.avreview.co.uk

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January 7th, 2007

IXOS Unveils New HDMI Cable to carry 1080p Full HD Signals For 11m

IXOS has taken the wraps off what it is calling its 'best ever HDMI design'…

Home Cinema Choice

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January 1st, 2007

IXOS XMI608 Disco Cube

www.myspacedesign.co.uk

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