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Al Griffin Posted: Jul 03, 2006 0 comments

Color temperature (Movie preset/Warm 2 Color Tone before/after calibration): Low window (30-IRE): 6,885/6,431 K High window (80-IRE): 6,431/6,524 K Brightness (100-IRE window before/after calibration): 31.6/26.6 ftL

Al Griffin Posted: Oct 03, 1988 0 comments

Color temperature (User Mode, Medium Color Temperature before/User Mode, User Color Temperature after calibration): 20 IRE: 6,862 / 6,387 K 30 IRE: 6,725 / 6,514 K 40 IRE: 6,608 / 6,574 K 50 IRE: 6,704 / 6,592 K 60 IRE: 6,535 / 6,587 K 70 IRE: 6,602 / 6,549 K 80 IRE: 6,602 / 6,589 K 90 IRE: 6,574 / 6,554 K 100 IRE: 6,482 / 6,483 K Brightness (Low Lamp/Auto Gamm

Al Griffin Posted: Jun 23, 2004 0 comments

They say that "reality TV" programs where people marry someone they just met or jockey for advantage in competitions by playing naked have injected new life into television. But for me, it's high-definition TV that has made tube-watching fun again.

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Al Griffin Posted: Dec 12, 2012 0 comments

Sound+Vision has enthusiastically reviewed nearly every music server put out by Olive since it first launched. But the company’s newest offering, the One music player, looks to be its most interesting product yet.

Al Griffin Posted: Nov 03, 2006 0 comments

the listSony used to be king of the direct-view TV biz, churning out high-performance tube sets for which discerning viewers happily paid extra.

Al Griffin Posted: Feb 02, 2008 0 comments

One of the biggest news items to emerge from last year's Consumer Electronics Show was LG's announcement of a dual-format deck that could play both Blu-ray Discs and HD DVDs. We subsequently got our hands on that player, the BH100 Super Multi Blue, and we found it an intriguing but frustratingly incomplete solution.

Al Griffin Posted: Mar 25, 2013 0 comments

When I reviewed Oppo’s BDP-93 — the company’s first universal player to support Blu-ray 3D and high-rez FLAC audio playback — I wrapped things up by saying it could be the last disc player you’ll ever need. Turns out I spoke too soon, because Oppo keeps finding new ways to make the whole disc-player concept relevant.  Its most recent offerings include the BDP-103 ($499) and the BDP-105 under review here, a $1,199 version that has been hot-rodded for two-channel-audio enthusiasts.

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Al Griffin Posted: Dec 05, 2006 0 comments

Accell's UltraAV HDMI 2-1 Switch The good thing about HDMI is that it reduces the wire tangle in an A/V system by carrying digital high-def video and multichannel audio signals on a single cable. The bad thing is that many HDTVs sold over the past few years have only one HDMI input.

Al Griffin Posted: May 31, 2008 0 comments
Mitsubishi HC6000 LCD front projector HC6000(BL) Mitsubishi Mitsubishi has long been known as the Big-Screen Company, mostly due to the strength of its extensive lineup of rear-projection TVs.
Al Griffin Posted: Feb 18, 2010 0 comments
Key Features
• (8) HDMI (v1.3) inputs; (2) HDMI (v1.3) outputs