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Russ Herschelmann Posted: Feb 10, 2002 0 comments

Update from Russ Herschelmann: Wow! <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/shownews.cgi?1203">I asked for feedback</A> about what to do with future Home Theater Architect columns, and you gave it to me! I got 60 replies&mdash;with <I>lots</I> (over 25,000 words) of suggestions and great ideas! Many of you (over 70%) want me to finish discussing Jack and Diane's home theater in detail. Five of you (8.3%) do not. The rest either didn't say, or want me to finish with J&D in the next several issues. Respondents seemed to fall into three groups:

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Fire up your HD VCRs, <A HREF="http://www.NBCOlympics.com">NBC</A> and <A HREF="http://www.hd.net/olympics.html">HDNet</A> have managed to put together an impressive schedule of Winter Olympics coverage this year to broadcast in high-definition television on NBC's DTV affiliates and HDNet (channel 199 on DIRECTV). One important caveat however, all programming is delayed one day.

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David Lander Posted: Feb 10, 2002 0 comments

Henry Kloss, whose prolific hi-fi design and manufacturing career spanned a half century, died of a subdural hematoma on January 31, three weeks before his 73rd birthday.

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The music industry may be in the dumps, but the home video business is soaring, according to a January report from trade journal <I>Video Business</I>.

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HT Staff Posted: Feb 08, 2002 0 comments
Looking for a elegant way to mount your plasma display? Draper Inc. has announced a new series of stands and mounts for flat screen monitors that offer a solution for almost every conceivable installation.
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Steve Simels Posted: Feb 03, 2002 0 comments
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FireWire, or IEEE1394, as it is technically known, has been bandied about as a leading contender for transmitting digital video for several years now. HDTV FireWire demos started popping up as <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/shownews.cgi?189">early as 1998</A>, but to date, little actual product has emerged for the consumer to buy.

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Too many home theater enthusiasts have an arsenal of remote controls. The arsenal&mdash;not the remotes themselves&mdash;can be the cause of everything from minor annoyances to full-scale domestic battles.

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Barry Willis Posted: Feb 03, 2002 0 comments

With the advent of DVD, the death of videotape has been widely predicted. Standard VHS may be going the way of the dinosaur, but tape is re-emerging as a format for high definition movies. Some folks are even predicting that DVD may be relegated to a "mid-fi format."

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Jon Iverson Posted: Feb 03, 2002 0 comments

<A HREF="www.dlp.com">Digital Light Projectors (DLPs)</A> are clearly coming into their own this year, based on what we saw at the recent Consumer Electronics Show. Joining Sharp and its groundbreaking XV-Z9000 ($10,000)&mdash;and also based on Texas Instrument's 1280 x 720 DLP chip&mdash;are the new Sim2 HT300 ($14,995), the DWIN TransVision 2 ($12,999), and the Marantz VP12S1 ($12,499).

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