|•Sound & Vision CEDIA Roundtable
S&V contributor Jim Willcox sat down with two expert installers - our own John Sciacca and John Chance of The Home Theater Connection in Staten Island, NY - at the recent CEDIA Expo to discuss issues confronting them and their customers. And we got the whole thing on video for you, in five parts.
|•The House That Jim Built Video Tour
Jamie Sorcher and Jim Willcox walk you through the new audio and video installation in his home, chronicled in The House That Jim Built article series.
|•Toshiba's Mark Knox Talks about HD DVD and Blu-ray
Jamie Sorcher recently sat down with Toshiba HD DVD guru Mark Knox to get his company's take on the present and future of the big hi-def disc rollout.
|•Three Wireless Multiroom Music Systems
Philips Streamium wireless music center ($999); Sonos digital music system ($1,297 as tested); Yamaha MusicCAST ($3,450 as tested).
|•Three Mid-Price A/V Receivers
Denon AVR-3806 ($1,300), Integra DTR-7.6 ($1,400), and Yamaha RX-V2600 ($1,400 list).
|•Westinghouse LVM-42w2 42-inch LCD HDTV monitor ($2,299, $2,499 list)
|•Toshiba HD-XA1 HD DVD player ($799)
|•Bob Carver Interview
S&V sits down with the legendary audio engineer, designer, inventor, and all-round innovator to probe his thoughts on various subjects.
Posted: 05/06 - 06/06
|•MovieBeam Video Rental System ($200; movie rentals $1.99 to $4.99)
|•Creative Labs Zen Vision:M portable media player ($300)
|•Samsung SL10D10 DirecTV/Desktop LCD TV Combo ($499)
|•Front Projectors: (Infocus Play Big IN76, $3,000; Samsung SP-H710AE, $3,500)
|•JVC SU-DH1 surround headphone adapter ($130)
|•SLS Q-Line Surround Sound System ($500)
|•Motorola SLVR L7 iTunes phone ($200 with 2-year service agreement)
Super-slim and iTunes-compatible, Motorola's latest is a handful. But see for yourself.
|•Satellite radio's little dog puts its money where its muzzle is
Sirius is still number-two in subscribers, but trying harder may be starting to pay off for Howard Stern's new employer. Hear what Sirius VP of corporate communications Jim Collins has to say about his company's latest moves and the future of satellite radio.
|•Qsonix Q100 music server has that magic touch
Like others of its ilk, the Q100 can store hundreds, even thousands, of CDs' worth of music for instant access. What sets it apart is a superbly intuitive 15-inch touchscreen controller. Jamie Sorcher shows you how it works.
|•PowerSquid's innovative, and aptly monikered, surge protector
Annoyed at having to leave sockets empty to accommodate power bricks and odd-sized plugs? See how the flexible SQ3K Calamari lets you plug and play your way.
|•Phone or portable entertainment center?
Both, in the case of LG's new VX9800. See this extraordinarily versatile "cellphone" in action.
|•CES Video Exclusives
Posted: January, 2006
Our take on some noteworthy products on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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