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Newer version of the SX88 due imminently.

Seems to be in response to demand for Dolby D+ capability, requiring a different chipset from the SX88 and the acquisition of a Licence.

Not sure if they are any other new features, or what the price will be.

Supposed to be released in February. This year.

Eyes and wallets peeled.

This Topic to be used for reviews and reports, please, not the original SX88 thread.
 
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I asked about 4:2:2 and they said this receiver won't have it. Just in case anyone was wondering.
 
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I asked about 4:2:2 and they said this receiver won't have it. Just in case anyone was wondering.
Does the Edision version of this do 4:2:2?
 
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All splendid stuff, but can we get back to anticipating the SX88+ , please? :rolleyes::lol:

If anyone wishes to start a separate Topic on 4:2:2 capable kit, go ahead ......
 
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@stephan94 , you seem well connected with Octagon ........ any news of a launch yet?
 
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All splendid stuff, but can we get back to anticipating the SX88+ , please? :rolleyes::lol:

If anyone wishes to start a separate Topic on 4:2:2 capable kit, go ahead ......
That should be Pretty Please if you really want us to do as you request. :rolleyes:
 
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All splendid stuff, but can we get back to anticipating the SX88+ , please? :rolleyes::lol:

If anyone wishes to start a separate Topic on 4:2:2 capable kit, go ahead ......
All these notifications are getting you excited, I bet you keep checking to see if someone says it's on sale :-rofl2
 
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I've had the cash set aside for weeks ...... still want to know which box to get :oops:
 
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@stephan94 , you seem well connected with Octagon ........ any news of a launch yet?
last news: end of February.
Will it be real?
We can only hope :wacko:
 
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Will this have a single tuner?
 
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Have a read up with Google. There appears to be vastly different views on this receiver. If it were me I would wait until there are a few reviews from buyers.
 
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Have a read up with Google. There appears to be vastly different views on this receiver. If it were me I would wait until there are a few reviews from buyers.

That's the SX88. We already have a massively long Thread about it.

The SX88+ is a revised model that hasn't yet been released, but which we know has a revised chipset and overcomes the significant previous lack of Dolby D+ decoding ability.
 
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Will this have a single tuner?

Of that, I think we can be fairly sure ..... We believe the DD+ capability is the only significant change and that otherwise the two variants will be much the same.
 
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Of that, I think we can be fairly sure ..... We believe the DD+ capability is the only significant change and that otherwise the two variants will be much the same.
yep the only difference will be the DD+ decoding.
 
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#18
According to the latest information, the new SX88 should arrive in 10 days.
 
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Thanks for the update stephan94. Having acquired an Edision a couple of weeks ago I'm minded to get an 88+ as well - at that price the comparisons between the boxes will be interesting. The Edision works very well incidentally.

Excellent - a direct comparison will be extremely useful :cool:
 
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#20
It's nearly March and still no sign of this box, hope it's here in those 10 days.
 
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