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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Aug 08, 2004 0 comments

<I>Aspect ratio: 2.40:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1 (English), Dolby Surround (French). Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 02543. $28.95.</I>

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Ken C. Pohlmann Posted: Aug 03, 2004 0 comments

Just in case you haven't noticed, let me point out that the Web has changed everything, especially the way we get information. Do you need a satellite photo of your neighborhood? How about the name of a good dental hygienist in Anchorage? What was the patent number on Edison's phonograph? Need to know the name and birth date of the country's 24th first lady?

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John Sciacca Posted: Aug 03, 2004 0 comments

Flat-panel TVs have been the rage for a couple of years now, and even if the larger sets are still beyond most budgets, speaker manufacturers are falling over themselves to offer the latest flat-panel-friendly model. Thin is definitely in.

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Rich Warren Posted: Aug 03, 2004 0 comments

There's no question that the sophistication of today's home theater - with anywhere from six to eight speakers - can take a toll on your décor. And if you're putting together a serious system, chances are you won't be able to simply unpack your new gear and enjoy a movie the same night without some help.

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Mike Mettler Posted: Aug 02, 2004 0 comments

Top cat: Moranis as Elton John

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Barry Willis Posted: Aug 02, 2004 0 comments

The DVD format war needn't concern you if you pick up one of Samsung's new digital video recorders, due this fall.

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Ultimate AV Staff Posted: Aug 02, 2004 0 comments

LCD televisions are making great strides toward truly high-definition performance - in particular, the newest models in the Aquos line from <A HREF="http://www.sharpusa.com">Sharp Electronics</A>.

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Ultimate AV Staff Posted: Aug 02, 2004 0 comments

Steven Stone reviews the <A HREF="/accessories/604camelot">Camelot Technology Dragon 5.1 Plus DVD/CD jitter-reduction device</A>, explaining that "it promises to do for DVD players what the Audio Alchemy box did for CD players: make them sound a lot better."

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Ultimate AV Staff Posted: Aug 02, 2004 0 comments

It's not too late to get tickets for Florida's first high-definition film festival, set for this coming weekend.

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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Aug 02, 2004 0 comments
Preamp/processors of the world: be scared...be very scared. Anthem Electronics is unleashing their newest preamp/processor/tuner - the AVM30 - on the audio/video world, and this baby is determined to kick plenty of posterior and take plenty of names. "What," asks you, the entertainment-hungry homeowner the AVM30 was designed for, "is so special about this three thousand dollar (actually, $2,999, but who's counting?) pre/pro/tuner (aside from the obviously gorgeous cosmetics which include a brushed-metal front-panel with a blue vacuum fluorescent front-panel display swimming with blue and red LEDs)?" Of course, I'd like to know why you ask such long questions, but we need to get back to the main story...

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