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SV Staff Posted: May 19, 2003 0 comments
Fujitsu It's a whole new look for Fujitsu's Plasmavision. The 42-inch P42VHA20 has a lighter silver finish than previous models and front-panel controls discreetly located in the bottom righthand corner. It's also just 3 inches thick.
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Rich Warren Posted: May 19, 2003 0 comments
Photos by Tony Cordoza Knowing how deep a spell all-in-one home theater systems have cast over DVD fans everywhere, we decided to divine just how much magic was hidden within four such systems: the Denon DHT-1000DV ($1,300), Panasonic SC-ST1 ($1,000), Sharp SD-AT50DV ($800), and Yamaha DVX-S100 ($800).
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Barry Willis Posted: May 19, 2003 0 comments

Hackers will need more than computer skills to work around the self-destructing DVDs soon to be released by Walt Disney Company's Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

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Barry Willis Posted: May 18, 2003 0 comments

Attempting to prevent a "movie Napster," the film industry has launched major legal assaults on makers of DVD copying software, charging that it violates the law by circumventing the format's copy-protection technology.

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Thomas J. Norton sets up the <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/showarchives.cgi?117">Sim2 Grand Cinema HT300 Plus DLP projector</A> in the main room and evaluates what the company is able to do with the popular latest generation HD2 DLP chip.

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If <A HREF="http://www.toshiba.com">Toshiba</A>'s D-R1 is any indication, consumers are in for a lot of fun with the coming generation of DVD recorders.

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Scott Wilkinson Posted: May 17, 2003 0 comments

<I>Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, Wil Wheaton, Denise Crosby. Aspect ratio: 4:3. Dolby Digital 5.1 (English), Dolby Surround 2.0 (English). 48 discs. 132 hours. 1987&ndash;1994. Paramount Home Video. NR. $139.99 per season.</I>

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: May 17, 2003 0 comments

The CRT is a relatively stable, mature technology, but the new digital projection systems, particularly Texas Instruments' Digital Light Processing (DLP), are moving targets. Last year, DLP really came into its own for home theater with the introduction of TI's HD1 Digital Micromirror Device (DMD). Not only did the HD1 have a true 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio with 1280x720 resolution, but DLP projectors based upon it were significantly better than earlier designs, particularly in the depth of their blacks.

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