|  Jul 06, 2003  |  0 comments

From the June issue, Joel Brinkley fires up the <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/showarchives.cgi?131">Toshiba 34HDX82 direct-view HDTV</A>. "At $2699, the Toshiba is among the more expensive 16x9, 34-inch direct-view TVs in the current crop," notes JB. And with a little tweaking, Brinkley says this expensive frog soon turns into a prince.

 |  Jul 06, 2003  |  0 comments

This fall, <A HREF="http://www.pioneerelectronics.com">Pioneer</A> will launch a new line of DVD recorders featuring TiVo's personal video recorder technology. Almost certain to cause anxiety among Hollywood studios and network broadcasters, the new recorders will combine TiVo's versatile recording and operating features, and give consumers the choice of archiving their recordings on magnetic hard disks or DVD-R/RW optical disks.

 |  Jul 06, 2003  |  0 comments

Digital television continues to gain momentum.

 |  Jun 29, 2003  |  0 comments

In late June, two electronics industry groups presented proposals that could make "plug and play" a reality for high-definition video components,home networking devices, and other types of consumer products.

 |  Jun 29, 2003  |  0 comments

From the June issue, Steven Stone reviews the competitively-priced HD2-chipped <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/showarchives.cgi?129">InFocus Screenplay 7200 DLP projector</A>. Stone observes that the InFocus "lowers the price of an HD2 projector below $10,000." But does it deliver? "That's the $2000 question," says Stone.

 |  Jun 22, 2003  |  0 comments

The Home Entertainment 2003 Show, held June 5&ndash;8, 2003, at the Westin&ndash;St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, was an event that will stand out for residents, exhibitors, and visiting press as a well-attended showcase of some of the finest products and technologies the consumer electronics industry has to offer.

 |  Jun 22, 2003  |  0 comments

From the June issue, Michael Fremer reviews the <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/showarchives.cgi?127">Philips 34PW9818 HD-ready direct-view monitor</A> featuring the company's new "Pixel Plus" process. Can regular NTSC now look as good as HDTV? Fremer tells all.

 |  Jun 15, 2003  |  0 comments

This week, Pete Putman sets up the <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/showarchives.cgi?125">Marantz VP-1252 DLP projector</A> and gives it a complete examination. PP remarks that the Marantz "did some things well, and others things not so well."

 |  Jun 08, 2003  |  0 comments

Thomas J. Norton gives the <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/showarchives.cgi?123">Performa Performa F50 surround speaker system</A> careful consideration and speculates that many a home theater fan will be "seduced by its spell."

 |  Jun 01, 2003  |  0 comments

Joel Brinkley gets his hands on the <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/showarchives.cgi?121">Integra DPS-8.3 universal player</A> to see if you really can have it all with a one-box machine. Brinkley reports that there may be a specific downside to the universal upside.

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