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Tom Norton Posted: Jan 08, 2009 0 comments
After a hard day at CES. You can even follow it up with....
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Tom Norton Posted: Jan 08, 2009 0 comments
You can even get a sauna at CES (well, at least you can buy one)
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Tom Norton Posted: Jan 08, 2009 0 comments
Turn your back for a second and they're here again. Mutating everywhere. Be Afraid. Be very Afraid.
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Tom Norton Posted: Jan 08, 2009 0 comments
Mitsubishi's new high brightness projector could light up your life.
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Tom Norton Posted: Jan 08, 2009 0 comments
Here are the vital stats on the Mitsubishi shown above. The peak contrast isn't particularly impressive, and the price high by today's standards, but the ANSI brightness will fill a lot of screen.
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Tom Norton Posted: Jan 08, 2009 0 comments
The new Optoma HD8200 offers Dark Chip3 DLP technology from TI, a specified brightness of 1300 ANSI Lumens, and a peak contrast ratio of 20,000:1 with Dynamic Black iris control. $5000. The new HD808, with the same cosmetics, and only slightly less impressive specs (but no DarkChip3) is $3500. Both projectors are expected to ship this month
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Tom Norton Posted: Jan 08, 2009 1 comments
Dolby has added a new format. It's called Pro Logic IIz, and it adds two height channels to an existing surround setup. Special processing adds a convincing illusion of height to the front channels.
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Tom Norton Posted: Jan 08, 2009 0 comments
Hisense was seen at CES last year, too. We don't know much about them (they don't advertise widely, and aren't found in Best Buy or Circuit City). But they're persistent at doing CES. This year they had a prominent spot right in front of the entrance to the South Hall.
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Tom Norton Posted: Jan 08, 2009 0 comments
If you want to hide your flat panel, Premier Mounts makes this riser that will conceal it within a custom cabinet, and elevate it when needed. Premier makes the automated riser in various sizes; the custom cabinet work is up to you.
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 08, 2009 0 comments
Panasonic unveiled the world's thinnest Plasma HDTV today. The set measures less than one-third of an inch and is also lean on power as well, using up to one-third less power than previous models. Specifics were lean -- no model, pricing or...

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