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HT Staff Posted: Jun 26, 2001 0 comments
The quality of electrical power is often the limiting factor for high performance audio and video systems. Many manufacturers have attempted to address this limitation---caused in large part by electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI)---by designing and marketing surge protectors, AC line filters, uninterruptible power supplies, and various sorts of AC enhancers and generators. Many of these solutions are bulky, expensive, or only partially effective.
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HT Staff Posted: Jun 25, 2002 0 comments
Panasonic is getting serious about DVD recorders. Early this summer, the company announced its third generation DVD-recorder. Available in August, the DMR-E30 will arrive at dealers with a new low price, only $799.95.
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HT Staff Posted: Nov 28, 2000 0 comments
Despite progress made by LCD displays and DLP projectors, among videophiles, cathode ray tubes (CRTs) still rule the roost. "Direct-view" sets, as they are often called, offer better brightness, contrast, and color purity than other types of displays, especially when used in well-lighted rooms.
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HT Staff Posted: Apr 08, 2001 0 comments
With the CT-34WX50, Panasonic is acknowledging the past but embracing the future. The "super-bright" PureFlat™ HDTV monitor won't leave you hanging when you want to watch some of your favorite (but decidedly non-high-def) television programs. Two built-in NTSC tuners combined with advanced video processing guarantee an excellent picture. Material with a 4:3 aspect ratio is "digitally stretched" to fill the sides of the 16:9 screen. Reruns of I Love Lucy will never look better than when you see them on this 34" flatscreen.
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HT Staff Posted: May 31, 2004 Published: Jun 01, 2004 0 comments
Panasonic's new DMR-E95H is the company's most feature-rich DVD recorder yet. The latest addition to the 2004 "DIGA" line, the DMR-E95H features a 160GB hard drive capable of up to 284 hours of recording time. It can record onto both DVD-RAM and DVD-R discs.
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HT Staff Posted: Aug 16, 2001 0 comments
The entry fee to widescreen high-def video keeps dropping, thanks to companies like Panasonic. On August 8, the electronics giant raised the stakes in the HDTV race by introducing the PT-47WX49, its new 47-inch, 16:9 widescreen high-definition rear-projection monitor, at a suggested retail price of $2,099.95.
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HT Staff Posted: Sep 09, 2001 0 comments
This November, Panasonic will begin delivering a new generation of widescreen LCD television sets with astounding brightness, clarity, and contrast.
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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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HT Staff Posted: Dec 31, 2003 Published: Jan 01, 2004 0 comments
Digital Light Procesing (DLP) and Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCoS) may be the hottest buzzwords in video projection technology, but old-fashioned Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs) still have room to grow.
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HT Staff Posted: Nov 20, 2000 0 comments
Big, bright, and beautiful: that's Panasonic's new PT-52DL10. The rear projector set is a 52"-diagonal HDTV with a 16:9 aspect ratio, with images provided by the latest Digital Light Projection (DLP) technology from Texas Instruments. The combination is "the highest picture quality available in rear projection televisions," according to a recent Panasonic announcement. With properly decoded signals---as from the optional set-top decoder box, the TU-HDS20---the PT-52DL10 will display both 1280I and 720P images.

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