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HT Staff  |  Oct 09, 2001  |  0 comments
If you've ever installed a stack of A/V equipment in an armoire or cabinet with a sealed back, you know the meaning of "pain-in-the-neck." Struggling with a hand mirror and a flashlight to hook up cables in a cramped compartment can make you wish you'd never heard of home theater.
HT Staff  |  Oct 02, 2001  |  0 comments
Philips Consumer Electronics has announced plans to offer a special edition DVD of DreamWorks' animated hit film Shrek free with the purchase of a select group of DVD-Video players and other products during the winter holiday season.
HT Staff  |  Oct 01, 2001  |  0 comments
Are the all speakers in your multichannel audio system designed to put out extremely low bass? If not, you're in danger of overdriving them with full-bandwidth signals from high-resolution disc players.
HT Staff  |  Sep 29, 2001  |  0 comments
Many home theater sound systems are claimed to create "palpable" sound, but how many really deliver? If your action films are less than visceral, Clark Synthesis has the answer.
HT Staff  |  Sep 26, 2001  |  0 comments
Are you about to build a home theater? If so, you have probably researched acoustic treatment---and the need to hide it. Until recently, most acoustical insulation was made in some light color---yellow, pink, or gray---that required covering with paint, tape, or fabric to make it look acceptable.
HT Staff  |  Sep 23, 2001  |  0 comments
Good consumer electronics keep getting better and cheaper.
HT Staff  |  Sep 23, 2001  |  0 comments
A good audio/video receiver is the solution for many home theater fans. Marantz has introduced a multichannel unit that seems to offer everything that most folks could want: plenty of power, a variety of surround formats, high-resolution digital-to-analog audio converters, and component video switching. The price? About $850.
HT Staff  |  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.
HT Staff  |  Sep 18, 2001  |  0 comments
How much power do you need? Many movie lovers believe that 200 watts per channel gives you all the dynamic headroom you need for the most demanding soundtracks.
HT Staff  |  Sep 18, 2001  |  0 comments
Even the best can't rest on their laurels. Runco International, one of the world's best in the CRT-projection arena, has announced a new 9-inch CRT, the DTV-1200. The new model incorporates significant improvements in convergence, focus and astigmatism, according to a mid-September press release.