.Pioneer has recently announced a series of HTIB’s (home theatre in a box) in their lower-end home theatre equipments. HTS-570 is a 5.1 surround system with an amazing appearance and sound. With the introduction of Pioneer HTS 570, Pioneer features a new implementation of Pioneer’s proprietary Front-Stage Surround technology. Since all electronics are packed in the subwoofer box only a tabletop LED display/controller is visible. HTS 570 features Total System Power600 watts (RMS), HDMI output, Dolby Digital, DTS, Dolby ProLogic II, Front Stage Surround, MCACC and Sound Retriever. The HTZ-570 will be available in May for $400.