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SV Staff Posted: Aug 07, 2015 0 comments
The soundtrack to The Man From U.N.C.L.E., which opens in theaters Friday, August 14, is now available on CD or for download at iTunes and Amazon.
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Apr 25, 2008 0 comments
Managed copy will not be part of the final spec for AACS, the digital rights management used by Blu-ray (and HD DVD, but never mind).
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Apr 11, 2007 0 comments
Bet you didn't even know there's a new feature in the digital rights management for Blu-ray and HD DVD that would let you make backup copies on a controlled basis. It's called managed copy. Unfortunately you may never get to use it.
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Jun 01, 2007 0 comments
The entertainment industry has always been dead set against home recording. However, in what potentially may be a major departure, the security specs for Blu-ray and HD DVD may soon be altered to allow legal copying under limited circumstances.
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Jun 17, 2009 0 comments
Managed Copy, until now an option in the Blu-ray disc format, will become a requirement next year.
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Dan Miller Posted: Apr 07, 2003 0 comments

We at Marantz wish to thank <I>SGHT</I> for the opportunity to have our VP-12S2 reviewed by your publication. While we recognize your efforts to be thorough and accurate in your writing, however, we cannot help but to take the primary reviewer, Peter Putman, to task on a few important points.

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SV Staff Posted: Aug 22, 2008 0 comments
Branding is a big thing. Apple gets it: A Nano is a Nano, a Shuffle is a Shuffle. Cher gets it. As do Sting, Madonna, and Bono. However, most electronics manufacturers just don't. Simple, easy to read, easy to say, and easy to research names for...
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Posted: Jun 09, 2002 0 comments

Plasma screens are among the most promising current video technologies. Most consumers who&rsquo;ve seen them say they'll buy&mdash;when the prices drop.

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Posted: Aug 20, 2000 0 comments

Some consumer-electronics manufacturers are plunging ahead with increased production and new models of digital television sets, despite continuing controversy about broadcasting standards and a scarcity of high-definition programming.

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Posted: Jun 30, 2002 0 comments

Large electronics makers are in a fierce battle to dominate the emerging market for digital television sets. Tactics include better features and bigger screens at unprecedented prices.

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SV Staff Posted: Jun 05, 2008 0 comments
Lucky for us, our northern neighbors are taking an interesting step towards going green. The Canadian government is announcing new standards to limit the power used by consumer electronics gear when they're in a standby mode. You know - those...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 31, 2009 0 comments
This might be the first time I've seen a product announcement span a 10x increase in price for different models. Marantz has just announced four new Blu-ray Disc players, ranging from the $550 BD5004 to the $6,000 UD9004. No, that is not a typo,...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 24, 2014 0 comments
Marantz has announced that a fee-based firmware upgrade for the new Auro-3D surround-sound format will be available for its SR7009 receiver (shown, $1,999) and the AV7702 preamp/processor ($1,999) in early December. Both models have built-in Dolby Atmos surround sound processing.
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 21, 2010 0 comments
Marantz has just unveiled its 2010 line of A/V products, and they run the full gamut of A/V receivers, amplifiers, Blu-ray Disc players, and even an SACD player. In receivers, Marantz announced three new high-end, 7-channel units, the SR5005,...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Mar 03, 2010 0 comments
Purchasers of Marantz Blu-ray players will get a free Roku video streaming box between now and March 31.

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