CLUTTER CUTTER Everybody loves HDTV, but enough with all the cables already! Pioneer feels your pain, providing no fewer than four HDMI inputs on its new flagship receiver, the VSX-84TXSi. The Cadillac of connectors delivers both HD video and audio, so you can hook up everything from your high-def cable box to your HD DVD or Blu-ray Disc player and still not get tangled up. And non-HDMI gear also gets the royal treatment: upconversion to high-def signal formats, so you need only one cable to your HDTV. TUNE UP The single-cable trend continues with the obligatory iPod hookup, complete with onscreen playlist browsing (though not for video menus) and special sound processing said to enhance compressed music - because sometimes you just have to ditch those buds.
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