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SV Staff Posted: May 01, 2010 0 comments
This past week, I was among a small group of journalists invited to attend a special donation ceremony at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, in Washington DC. While this typically wouldn’t be newsworthy for Sound + Vision...
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SV Staff Posted: May 09, 2008 0 comments
Leave it to an Italian design company to turn something as mundane as brushing your teeth into art. Musical and visual art, at that. The WET design firm with a creative flare when dealing with plumbing (get it,... wet?...) has come out with a...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 17, 2008 0 comments
If digital's so good, why does it take so freakin' long to change channels? It's become painfully obvious that all this new technology has slowed down the one thing people take for granted: clicking the clicker and getting instantaneous results. ...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 03, 2008 0 comments

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Pioneer Elite Kuro PRO-110FD 50-inch plasma HDTV $6,000, February/March 2008 This truly Elite plasma went head to head

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SV Staff Posted: Jan 09, 2009 0 comments
I’ve been a big fan of the CELL processor for a while. Here is a demo of a Toshiba prototype TV running 8 simultaneous full HD channels. Because of the processors super-computer speed, it can easily record all 8 channels at once, along with...
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 28, 2002 0 comments

Marantz With its silver finish and flat, brushed-aluminum faceplates, the Marantz Duetto stereo music system has an elegantly futuristic look. Both the SR110 two-channel receiver (top) and the CD110 CD player measure 8 1/4 x 3 x 12 2/8 inches and have drop-down covers over their front-panel controls.

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SV Staff Posted: Jun 05, 2008 0 comments
JVC/Victor obviously believes in covering all bases. For Japanese release, they're launching two new HDD-based recorders, with a twist. The new DR-HX250 and DR-HX500 are 250GB or 500GB HD video recorders. Hope you can guess which model is which....
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 24, 2008 0 comments
Panasonic is taking on the large venue world with two new three-chip DLP projectors with 12,000 lumen. These aren't designed for home use, though if you can foot the bill, why not? They're perfect for high-definition content for conventions,...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 26, 2009 0 comments
"Randy who?" I can't blame you for asking. Randy Bewley was the guitarist for the legendary Georgia band Pylon. In the photo above, that's Randy to the left, playing at Hurrah's in 1979.Pylon? "Legendary"? Yes, to...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 06, 2009 0 comments
I, like almost every movie lover, can think of at least two more trilogies that I would like to see on Blu-ray before I would ever even think of asking for X-men. But, on April 21st you'll be able to recapture all of the, um, inconsistency...

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