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Frank Doris Posted: Dec 22, 2001 0 comments

The concept of "plug and play" is a starry-eyed consumer-electronics fantasy. In my experience, almost all home entertainment devices - at least the kinds covered in this magazine - need some sort of setup to achieve optimum performance. Heck, even my first childhood record player had to have the volume adjusted.

Michael Antonoff Posted: Dec 21, 2001 0 comments

A DVD player is already a terrific bargain - an inexpensive black box that can play discs full of razor-sharp images, immersive surround sound, and fascinating extras. But what if you could wed a DVD player with another popular entertainment device like, say, a TV, VCR, or game console? Well, it's already being done.

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David Ranada Posted: Dec 21, 2001 0 comments
Digital surround receivers are by far the most complicated products we test. Not only do they have two primary modes of operation - two-channel stereo and multichannel surround sound - both using their digital inputs, but today they may also be called on to handle multichannel high-resolution analog signals from a DVD-Audio or Super Audio CD player.
Michael Antonoff Posted: Dec 21, 2001 0 comments
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SV Staff Posted: Dec 20, 2001 0 comments

Be sure to come back to our web site for Sound & Vision's exclusive coverage of the annual International Consumer Electronics Show, January 8th to 11th in Las Vegas.

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HT Staff Posted: Dec 17, 2001 0 comments
Is your video system installed in a small room? If so, you've probably wrestled with the problem of generating great bass without crowding yourself out.
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HT Staff Posted: Dec 17, 2001 0 comments
Lightweight video projectors are the hottest tickets in home theater. Marantz has taken the concept to a new level of performance with the HDTV-ready VP-12S1.
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Jon Iverson Posted: Dec 16, 2001 0 comments

Canadian HDTV fans got a boost when <A HREF="http://www.rogers.com">Rogers Cable</A> announced last week that it has launched the largest high definition television offering by a cable operator in Canada to date. Rogers provides services to 2.3 million customers in Ontario, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland.

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Barry Willis Posted: Dec 16, 2001 0 comments

Not too long ago, executives of the nation's only two makers of personal video recorders (PVRs) were talking about joint ventures. Now they are locked in a legal battle over patented technology.

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Barry Willis Posted: Dec 16, 2001 0 comments

Direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service <A HREF="http://www.echostar.com">EchoStar Communications Corporation</A> and French multimedia conglomerate <A HREF="http://www.vivendi.fr">Vivendi Universal, SA</A> have entered an alliance that should benefit both of them.

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