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HT Staff  |  Sep 09, 2002  |  0 comments
Home theater fans and music lovers have been praying for a high-quality single-box disc player that will handle every optical disc format now available. Marantz may have answered their prayers with the introduction of the DV8300.
 |  Sep 08, 2002  |  0 comments

The world is full of millions of DVDs, so <I>SGHT</I>'s editors have sorted through the piles and come up with <A HREF="">2001: A DVD Odyssey</A>. Over 80 DVD reviews in one place, with ratings for sound, picture, and content.

 |  Sep 08, 2002  |  0 comments

July 2002 wasn't a great month for electronics retailers, but it sure was for some manufacturers who supply them.

 |  Sep 08, 2002  |  0 comments

Live sports broadcasts are one of the driving forces for high definition television. On September 5, Samsung Electronics, Sears Roebuck, and CBS Television announced a partnership that will significantly boost public exposure to the format by expanding HD coverage of college football and basketball.

Dan Yakir  |  Sep 08, 2002  |  0 comments

<I>Victor Sj&#246;str&#246;m, Ingrid Thulin, Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Bj&#246;rnstrand, Gertrud Fridh, Max Von Sydow. Directed by Ingmar Bergman. Aspect ratio: 4:3. Dolby Digital mono. 91 minutes. 1957. The Criterion Collection 139. NR. $39.95.</I>

 |  Sep 02, 2002  |  0 comments

San Francisco, California will open its Golden Gates to welcome the Home Entertainment 2003 Show, June 5-8, 2003. The event will take place at the Westin-St. Francis Hotel in the heart of downtown San Francisco. HE2003 marks the fourth time this event has been held in San Francisco. Previous events were held in 1989, 1993, and in 1997.

 |  Sep 01, 2002  |  0 comments

<A HREF="">CEDIA</A>, <A HREF="">Monte Carlo Game Room</A>, and <I>Audio Video Interiors</I>, <I>Home Theater</I>, <I>Stereophile Guide to Home Theater</I>, and <I>Stereophile</I> magazines challenge you to "Get in the Game" as they host this year&rsquo;s Elf Foundation Charity Raffle and Blackjack Tournament at CEDIA Expo 2002.

Barry Willis  |  Sep 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. (<A HREF="">"CableLabs"</A>) has issued a new set of specifications for high-definition-compatible set-top converter boxes. The Louisville, CO&ndash;based organization released its "Advanced Host and High Definition STB Host" specifications last week, describing requirements for retail set-top boxes that decode all formats of high definition signals used on digital cable plants. The specs are available to manufacturers, content developers, and the public through the <A HREF="">OpenCable website</A>.

 |  Sep 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Meridian's chief designer and chairman, Bob Stuart, is passionate about musical truth and obtaining it with an audio system. In <A HREF="">For the Love of Music</A>, Lawrence B. Johnson profiles both the man and his quest for audio's Holy Grail.

 |  Sep 01, 2002  |  0 comments

The fall television season will be more high definition intensive than ever, thanks to a beefed-up HDTV schedule from ABC and CBS.

Thomas J. Norton  |  Sep 01, 2002  |  0 comments

<I>Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany, Adam Goldberg, Judd Hirsch, Josh Lucas, Anthony Rapp, Christopher Plummer. Directed by Ron Howard. Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French). Two discs. 136 minutes. 2001. Universal 21450. PG-13. $29.98.</I>

HT Staff  |  Aug 28, 2002  |  0 comments
CEDIA, Monte Carlo Game Room and Audio Video Interiors, Home Theater, Stereophile Guide to Home Theater and Stereophile magazines challenge you to "Get in the Game" as they host this year’s Elf Foundation Charity Raffle and Blackjack Tournament at CEDIA Expo 2002.
HT Staff  |  Aug 28, 2002  |  0 comments
Within the past year, Samsung Electronics has made major headway with flatscreen televisions. The company's new lineup of plasma displays is worthy of the attention of any movie or sports fan.
HT Staff  |  Aug 28, 2002  |  0 comments
Desktop theater, anyone? Princeton Graphic Systems, Inc., has announced a new 19" LCD monitor with a high contrast ratio, wide viewing angle, and improved performance for full-motion video.
Barry Willis  |  Aug 25, 2002  |  0 comments

The <A HREF="">Consumer Electronics Association</A> (CEA) is considering a legal challenge to the <A HREF="">Federal Communication Commission</A>'s (FCC) recent ruling requiring manufacturers to begin including digital tuners in new television sets.