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Chris Chiarella Posted: Jan 09, 2008 0 comments
"No, seriously: Is it me, or does this loincloth smell a little hinky?"
Adrienne Maxwell Posted: Jan 09, 2008 4 comments
How weird is this? Just the other day, I was staring at this huge empty wall in my house, thinking, "What this wall really needs is a 150-inch plasma. It would really tie the whole room together." And then I see this at the Panasonic booth. Pricing and availability have yet to be announced, but our PR rep assures us that this is a real product that will actually come to market. So start collecting your loose change.
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uavKim Wilson Posted: Jan 09, 2008 0 comments

Marantz's BD8002 Blu-ray Disc Player is way on the other end of the spectrum at $2,099.99 featuring a 10-bit Silicon Optix Realta chipset
with upconversion and scaling to 1080p. The player offers high resolution with decoding of Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD and
DTS-HD Master Audio and is capable of outputting both 7.1-channel analog signals and PCM audio via HDMI.

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uavKim Wilson Posted: Jan 09, 2008 0 comments

Marantz showed off two new separates, the AV8003 Preamp/Processor and MM8003 Power Amp. However, price and availability were not available. The AV8003 is network capable providing a built-in digital media player using Ethernet connectivity for streaming audio and video content throughout a networked home. The MM8003 is 150 watts x 8 channels.

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SV Staff Posted: Jan 09, 2008 0 comments
In response to the proliferation of TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms), the electronics industry is rolling out a new generation of FLAs (Four Letter Acronyms). For example, Clarion has introduced the MiND (Mobile Internet Navigation Device) concept...
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uavKim Wilson Posted: Jan 09, 2008 2 comments

Snell Acoustics new Illusion reference monitors are the ultimate LCR, selling for $10,000 a piece. The Illusion series speakers incorporates a new concept in enclosure design that significantly reduces resonance and spurious vibration.

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uavKim Wilson Posted: Jan 09, 2008 1 comments

The brand new Vision Media Management from Escient plays and imports movies, videos, music, and photos for a complete home entertainment networking system. There are two versions of an all-in-one server/player. The Model VS-100 provides dual 500GB drives, while the VS-200 is outfitted with dual 1TB drives. The VC-1 is a high-performance networked audio/video zone player that streams both audio and video from either Vision servers, allowing playback of music, movies, and photos to any room of the home. All feature HDMI 1.3 support and upscaling to 1080p to ensure the best possible image quality from any source.

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SV Staff Posted: Jan 09, 2008 0 comments
If last year’s CES made the iPod slot the new must-have input on clock radios, this year it’s two slots. JVC’s NXPN7 features His & Her docks, each illuminated by a user-selectable color. (Are you thinking pink and blue, or is that too...
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uavKim Wilson Posted: Jan 09, 2008 0 comments

For those flat panel owners who want improved sound over the built-in speakers, Boston's Tvee Soundbar provides exceptional 2-channel audio in a slim footprint speaker that mounts on the wall under a TV or rests on top of an entertainment center. A wireless subwoofer comes with the package and all are sold for $399.99. The Soundbar is available in Boston's new P.O.P. colors.

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SV Staff Posted: Jan 09, 2008 0 comments
The specs for Blu-ray discs and players hold the promise of loads of cool features, including stuff like games, Web-based interactivity, and video picture-in-picture where you can see the director discussing the movie on an inset box onscreen...

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