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Posted: Sep 23, 2001 0 comments

<A HREF="http://www.blockbuster.com">Blockbuster</A>, the world's biggest video rental chain, is coming to grips with the swelling popularity of DVD by revamping its inventory.

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Wes Phillips Posted: Sep 23, 2001 0 comments

<I>George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman, Charles Durning, Michael Badalocco, Holly Hunter. Directed by Joel Coen. Aspect ratio: 2.35:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS. 102 minutes. 2000. Universal 21654. PG-13. $29.99.</I>

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HT Staff Posted: Sep 23, 2001 0 comments
A good audio/video receiver is the solution for many home theater fans. Marantz has introduced a multichannel unit that seems to offer everything that most folks could want: plenty of power, a variety of surround formats, high-resolution digital-to-analog audio converters, and component video switching. The price? About $850.
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Jon Iverson Posted: Sep 23, 2001 0 comments

Last week <A HREF="http://www.broadcom.com">Broadcom</A>, <A HREF="http://www.genesis-microchip.com">Genesis Microchip</A>, and <A HREF="http://www.ti.com">Texas Instruments</A> announced the introduction of what they describe as a cross-platform digital interconnect standard for the consumer electronics industry and an extension of the Digital Visual Interface (DVI) version 1.0. The companies say that this new standard encompasses the necessary requirements for a "superior digital interconnect technology" used in a variety of consumer electronics such as DVD players, high definition television, and digital set-top boxes.

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HT Staff Posted: Sep 23, 2001 0 comments
The plasma screen is a product that cuts across all segments of the video market. Everyone---from ordinary TV viewers to the most exacting videophiles---loves the concept of a thin-panel, high-definition display.
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Barry Willis Posted: Sep 23, 2001 0 comments

Broadcasters will have an easier task ahead of them when it comes time to make the permanent change to digital, thanks to a recent decision by the <A HRF="http://www.fcc.gov">Federal Communications Commission</A> (FCC).

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HT Staff Posted: Sep 23, 2001 0 comments
Good consumer electronics keep getting better and cheaper.
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Seeking refuge from the incessantly depressing news of the attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center, Americans have hit their neighborhood video rental outlets in unusual numbers recently.

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HT Staff Posted: Sep 18, 2001 0 comments
How much power do you need? Many movie lovers believe that 200 watts per channel gives you all the dynamic headroom you need for the most demanding soundtracks.
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HT Staff Posted: Sep 18, 2001 0 comments
Even the best can't rest on their laurels. Runco International, one of the world's best in the CRT-projection arena, has announced a new 9-inch CRT, the DTV-1200. The new model incorporates significant improvements in convergence, focus and astigmatism, according to a mid-September press release.

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