Home Theater Sitemap - Page 10 2016-09-26

Blu-ray Disc at CEDIA 2009: Blu-ray Disc Players at the 2009 CEDIA EXPO
Blu-ray was heavily represented at the 2009 CEDIA EXPO, with a variety of new Blu-ray Disc players and Blu-ray-equipped Home Theater-in-a-Box Systems. For a peek at some the Blu-ray Disc player offerings at the 2009 CEDIA EXPO, continue with the following photo gallery. Page 7.

Blu-ray Disc at CEDIA 2009: Blu-ray Disc Players at the 2009 CEDIA EXPO
Blu-ray was heavily represented at the 2009 CEDIA EXPO, with a variety of new Blu-ray Disc players and Blu-ray-equipped Home Theater-in-a-Box Systems. For a peek at some the Blu-ray Disc player offerings at the 2009 CEDIA EXPO, continue with the following photo gallery. Page 10.

Blu-ray Disc at CEDIA 2009: Blu-ray Disc Players at the 2009 CEDIA EXPO
Blu-ray was heavily represented at the 2009 CEDIA EXPO, with a variety of new Blu-ray Disc players and Blu-ray-equipped Home Theater-in-a-Box Systems. For a peek at some the Blu-ray Disc player offerings at the 2009 CEDIA EXPO, continue with the following photo gallery

NAD T748 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver - Review - Page 2 - Video Performance, Pros/Cons, and Final Take
The NAD T748 is a home theater receiver that emphasizes the basics or over a lot of frills. The T748 Home Theater Receiver provides 7 channels of amplification, four HDMI inptus with 3D pass-through, analog to HDMI video conversion (no video upscaling), Dolby TrueHD/DTS-HD Master Audio decoding, iPod connectivity, and NAD's own automatic speaker calibration system. Read page 2 of my NAD T748 review.

Review: NAD T748 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver
The NAD T748 home theater receiver emphasizes the basics over a lot of frills. Find out if it is the right home theater receiver for you.

Yamaha RX-V663 7.2 Channel Home Theater Receiver
The Yamaha RX-V663 7.2 Channel Home Theater Receiver that provides performance and flexibility for not a lot of cash. This receiver is rated to deliver 95 wpc, features Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD processing, and has two HDMI inputs with 1080p pass-through and analog to HDMI video conversion. Other included features are iPOD and Bluetooth connectivity, as well as two subwoofer outputs. To find out more, check out my product profile.

Pioneer Elite SC-55 and SC-57 Home Theater Receivers
Pioneer has completed their current 2011 Elite Home Theater Receiver line-up with two entries: the SC-55 ($1,700) and SC-57 ($2,100). Both receivers incorporate just everything you could possibly need in a home theater receiver, including a true 9.1 channel configuration, DTS Neo:X, processing, and extensive networking and internet features. For a closer look, read my product profile on these two receivers.

Denon AVR-2311CI Home Theater Receiver - Product Profile
The Denon AVR-2311CI Home Theater Receiver has up-to-date features and an abundance of connectivity options. The is AVR-2311CI rated to deliver 105wpc (2-channels driven), and features Dolby TrueHD/DTS-HD Master Audio decoding and Dolby Pro Logic IIz processing. The AVR-2311CI also has 6 3D-compatible HDMI inputs with analog to HDMI video conversion and 1080p upscalin. Extra bonuses include iPod/iPhone connectivity and two subwoofer outputs. For more details, read my product profile.

Answers to Basic Questions About DVD Recorders
Despite their decreasing availability, DVD recorders continue to be sought by consumers. As a result, my email box is filled with many questions on what they are, how they work, and what they can be used for. To address this need, I have compiled a series of frequently asked questions on the topic of DVD recorders and DVD recording.

Getting Headphone Surround Sound Without Loudspeakers
Headphone Surround Sound can be a great complement to your home theater experience. Here is a brief overview of headphone surround sound listening options.

What is a 3D Blu-ray Disc Player?
What is a 3D Blu-ray Disc Player? - Probably the best way to access 3D content is from a 3D-enabled Blu-ray Disc and 3D encoded Blu-ray Discs. Find out what it means when a Blu-ray Disc player is labeled

Denon AVR-3311CI Home Theater Receiver - Product Profile
The Denon AVR-3311CI Home Theater Receiver has up-to-date features and an abundance of connectivity options. The is AVR-3311CI rated to deliver 125wpc (2-channels driven), and features Dolby TrueHD/DTS-HD Master Audio decoding and Dolby Pro Logic IIz processing. The AVR-3311CI also has 6 3D-compatible HDMI inputs with analog to HDMI video conversion and 1080p upscaling. Extra bonuses include iPod/iPhone connectivity, internet radio, and two subwoofer outputs. Read my product profile.

Harman Kardon AVR2600 Home Theater Receiver Review
The Harman Kardon AVR2600 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver provides practical audio/video features, as well as good performance, in an affordable package. With built-in HDMI 3D pass-through compatibility, analog to HDMI video conversion and 1080p upscaling, on-board Dolby TrueHD and DTS-Master Audio decoders, iPod connectivity (via optional dock), and an automatic speaker setup system, the AVR2600 is worth consideration. To find out if the Harman Kardon AVR2600 is right for you, read my review.

Harman Kardon AVR2600 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver - Product Review - Page 2 - Evaluation and Final Take
The Harman Kardon AVR2600 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver provides practical audio/video features, as well as good performance, in an affordable package. With built-in HDMI 3D pass-through compatibility, analog to HDMI video conversion and 1080p upscaling, on-board Dolby TrueHD and DTS-Master Audio decoders, iPod connectivity (via optional dock), and an automatic speaker setup system, the AVR2600 is worth consideration. To find out if the Harman Kardon AVR2600 is right for you, read my review. Page 2.

Vacuum Tube Comeback For Audiophiles
A niche market has opened up for vacuum tube audio equipment. Some say that the warm, glowing sound of a good vacuum tube amplifier has no equal.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 730HD Projector Profile
Epson adds the Home Cinema 730HD as its new entry-level projector in its 2013 line-up. Priced at less than $700, the 730HD can function as a great first projector, or a second projector for another room.

Vizio Co-Star Streaming Player with Google TV - Review
Vizio enters the ever-growing media streamer product category it the Co-Star Streaming Player, which incorporates the Google TV operating system that intended to provide a more efficient way to access and organize audio and video content whether it be from cable, satellite, streamed from the internet, or stored on network connected devices. To find out if it delivers what it promises, read my review.

Yamaha 7.2 Channel Home Theater Receiver (Review)
The Yamaha RX-V667 7.2 Channel Home Theater Receiver provides practical audio/video features, as well as good performance, in an affordable package. With built-in HDMI 3D pass-through, analog to HDMI video conversion and 1080p upscaling, Dolby TrueHD/DTS-Master Audio decoding, iPod/Bluetooth connectivity (via optional docks), and an automatic speaker setup system, the RX-V667 is worth consideration. To find out if the Yamaha RX-V667 is right for you, read my review.

Yamaha RX-V667 7.2 Channel Home Theater Receiver - Review - Page 2 - Evaluation and Final Take
The Yamaha RX-V667 7.2 Channel Home Theater Receiver provides practical audio/video features, as well as good performance, in an affordable package. With built-in HDMI 3D pass-through, analog to HDMI video conversion and 1080p upscaling, Dolby TrueHD/DTS-Master Audio decoding, iPod/Bluetooth connectivity (via optional docks), and an automatic speaker setup system, the RX-V667 is worth consideration. To find out if the Yamaha RX-V667 is right for you, read my review. Page 2.

Sony STR-DN1030 Home Theater Receiver - Review
The Sony STR-DN1030 3D/Network Home Theater Receiver provides all the audio and video basics you need, including audio return channel and video upscaling.

Sony STR-DN1030 Review - Page 2 - Video Performance, Network and Media Player Features - Final Take
The Sony STR-DN1030 7.2 channel home theater receiver has great traditional audio features and performance, but also provides extra bonuses, such as iPod/iPhone connectivity via USB port, built-in WiFi, Bluetooth, and Airplay, as well as DLNA compatibility and two subwoofer outputs. In page 2, I discuss the STR-DN1030's video peformance, network and media player features, and also offer some final comments.

Yamaha RX-V665 7.2 Channel Home Theater Receiver - Product Profile
The Yamaha RX-V665 7.2 Channel Home Theater Receiver brings high-end audio and video performance, as well as flexibility, to an extremely affordable price. The RX-V665 is rated to deliver 90 wpc, and features Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD processing. The RX-V665 also has four HDMI inputs with 1080p pass-through and analog to HDMI video conversion/1080p upscaling. Extra bonuses include iPOD and Bluetooth connectivity, as well as two subwoofer outputs. To find out more, check out my product profile.

Yamaha RX-V863 7.2 Channel Home Theater Receiver - Short Review
The Yamaha RX-V863 7.2 Channel Home Theater Receiver has power, up-to-date features, and an abundance of connectivity options. This receiver is rated to deliver 105 wpc, and features Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD processing. On the video side, the RX-V863 has three HDMI inputs with 1080p pass-through and analog to HDMI video conversion and upscaling. Extra bonuses include iPOD and Bluetooth connectivity, HD Radio access, as well as two subwoofer outputs. To find out more check out my product review.

Onkyo TX-SR875 7.1 Channel THX Home Theater Receiver With HQV Video Processing - Short Review
The Onkyo TX-SR875 is a next-generation receiver that incorporates onboard decoding of the latest surround sound formats, Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD. In addition, this receiver offers upscaling of all analog video signals, extensive connection options that are easily accessible, power to spare, and excellent audio performance. If you are looking for a receiver that integrates both audio and video, without cutting corners on either, then check out the Onkyo TX-SR875. For details, read my review.

Pioneer VSX-521 Entry-Level Home Theater Receiver
TThe Pioneer VSX-521 is a very inexpensive entry level receiver that offers the basics, also provides a little more, including 3D and Audio Return Channel over HDMI, iPod connectivity via either analog audio or wireless bluetooth connection options, and also provides expansion from 5 channels to 7 channels via the addition of an external amplifier(s). For more details, read my product profile.

What Is a 3D-Enabled Blu-Ray Disc Player?
3D is a buzzword in home theater, especially with regards to TVs. However, what does that mean for Blu-ray? Do you need a special Blu-ray Disc player to watch 3D? To find out the answer, read: What is a 3D-Enabled Blu-ray Disc Player?

Onkyo TX-SR607 7.2 Channel Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Prologic IIz - Product Profile
The Onkyo TX-SR607 7.2 Channel Home Theater Receiver is rated to deliver 90 wpc, and features Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD processing as well as two new features: Dolby Prologic IIz and DTS Surround Sensation audio processing. On the video side, the TX-SR607 has 6 HDMI inputs, 1080p pass-through, and up to 1080i upscaling via Faroudja video processing. Extra bonuses include iPOD connectivity and Sirius Satellite Radio Compatibility. To find out more check out my product profile.

Onkyo TX-NR708 Home Theater Receiver - Product Review
The Onkyo TX-NR708 Home Theater Receiver has up-to-date features and an abundance of connectivity options. The NR-TX708 is rated to deliver 110wpc, and features Dolby TrueHD/DTS-HD Master Audio decoding and Dolby Pro Logic IIz processing. The TX-NR708 also has 7 3D-compatible HDMI inputs with analog to HDMI video conversion and 1080p upscaling. Extra bonuses include iPod/iPhone connectivity, Internet Radio, and two subwoofer outputs. To find out if the TX-NR708 is right for you, read my review.

Onkyo TX-NR708 Home Theater Receiver - Product Review - Page 2 - Evaluation and Final Take
The Onkyo TX-NR708 Home Theater Receiver has up-to-date features and an abundance of connectivity options. The NR-TX708 is rated to deliver 110wpc, and features Dolby TrueHD/DTS-HD Master Audio decoding and Dolby Pro Logic IIz processing. The TX-NR708 also has 7 3D-compatible HDMI inputs with analog to HDMI video conversion and 1080p upscaling. Extra bonuses include iPod/iPhone connectivity, Internet Radio, and two subwoofer outputs. To find out if the TX-NR708 is right for you, read my review. Page 2.

Pioneer VSX-1020-K 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver - Review
The Pioneer VSX-1020-K is an example of a solid midrange home theater receiver. The VSX-1020-K provides 3D compatibility, Dolby TrueHD/DTS-HD Master audio decoding and Dolby Pro Logic IIz processing, 6 HDMI inputs, and up to 1080p video upscaling. Extra bonuses include iPod connectivity via front mounted USB port, Sirius satellite radio connectivity, and Internet radio access via Ethernet connection to a home network. Check out my review.

Pioneer VSX-1020-K 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver - Review - Page 2 - Evaluation and Final Take
The Pioneer VSX-1020-K Home Theater Receiver provides practical features and good audio performance in an affordable package. Some features include 3D compatibility, Dolby TrueHD/DTS-HD Master audio decoding and Dolby Pro Logic IIz processing, 6 HDMI inputs, and up to 1080p video upscaling. Extra bonuses include iPod connectivity via front mounted USB port, Sirius satellite radio connectivity, and Internet radio access via Ethernet connection to a home network. Check out my review. Page 2.

Streaming Netflix in 4K - What You Need to Know
Netflix is now streaming some of its content in 4K, but you need to have the right 4K Ultra HD TV and a really fast broadband connection - check out the details.

Firmware Updates and Home Theater Components
Firmware updates are a way for both manufacturers and consumers to keep up with the rapid pace of change, as well as providing a means to correct overlooked or unforseen bugs in new home theater and consumer electronics products. For more on what firmware is, how firmware updates work, and what you need to do get them and install them. Read my article: Firmware Updates and Home Theater.

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 Smart Viera 3D LED/LCD TV - Photo Profile
The Panasonic TC-L42ET5 is a 42-inch LED/LCD TV incorporates 2D and 3D viewing, as well as network media player/streaming capabilities. It also has thin design and eco-friendly power consumption. As an adjunct to my review of the TC-L42ET5U, I present a look at its physical design, connections, and features, in the following photo profile.

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Viera Connect Menu
Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Viera Connect Menu

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Viera Connect Market Menu
Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Viera Connect Market Menu

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Media Player Menu
Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Media Player Menu

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - eHelp Menu
Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - eHelp Menu

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Included Accessories
Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Included Accessories

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Onboard Controls
Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Onboard Controls

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Connections
Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Connections

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Remote Control
Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Remote Control

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Picture Settings Menu
Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Picture Settings Menu

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Advanced Picture Settings Menu
Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Advanced Picture Settings Menu

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - 3D Settings Menu
Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - 3D Settings Menu

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Audio Settings
Panasonic TC-L42ET5 3D Network LED/LCD TV - Photo - Audio Settings

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 Smart Viera 3D LED/LCD TV Review
The Panasonic TC-L42ET5 is a 42-inch LED/LCD TV that incorporates 3D viewing, internet streaming, network media player capabilities, as well as a 1920x1080 (1080p) native pixel resolution, 120hz refresh rate, 4 HDMI inputs, and a two side mounted USB ports and an SD Card slot for additional media file playback. For more details, read my review.

Panasonic TC-L42ET5 LCD TV - Review - Page 2 - Audio Performance, Internet Streaming, Final Take
In page one of my review of the Panasonic TC-L42ET5, I outlined the features and specifications of the set, along with a look at its 2D video performance. In page 2, I provide my perspective on the TC-L42ET5's 3D performance, a look at it internet streaming features, and some concluding remarks.

LG BH100 Blu-ray Disc - HD-DVD Combo Player - Product Review and Rating
The LG BH100 is hybrid Blu-ray Disc / HD-DVD combo player. The BH100

LG BH100 Blu-ray Disc - HD-DVD Combo Player - Product Review of the LG BH100 Super Multi Blue Disc Player - Page 2 - Evaluation and Final Take
The BH100 is the new hybrid Blu-ray Disc / HD-DVD combo player from LG. Dubbed

Sony BDP-S350 Blu-ray Disc Player - Product Profile
The BDP-S350 is a Blu-ray Disc player from Sony that provides Blu-ray, DVD, and Audio CD playback, including 1080p upscaling for standard DVDs. The BDP-S350 also has an ethernet port which allows connection to the internet for firmware updates, including an upgrade from Profile 1.1. to Profile 2.0 functionality.

Onkyo TX-SR875 THX Certified Home Theater Receiver with HDMI - Product Profile
The Onkyo TX-SR875 Home Theater Receiver brings high-end audio and video performance, as well as flexibility, to a more affordable price range. With built-in HDMI switching, Silicon Optix REON VX Video Processing, iPOD connectivity, XM, and Sirius Satellite Radio Compatibility, the Onkyo TX-SR875 is worth a look and a listen. For additional details, check out my product profile.

Onkyo Reveals "Emotion Delivered" THX-Certified TX-NR737/TX-NR838 Receivers
Onkyo expands its 2014 home theater receiver product line with two new THX Certified entries, the

Yamaha RX-V861 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver with HDMI - Review and Rating
With plenty of power, useful surround sound processing options, HDMI switching, video upscaling, built-in XM Satellite Radio connectivity, and iPOD connectivity and control, the Yamaha RX-V861 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver is a full featured home theater receiver that is designed hold its own in just about any home theater system. For additional details, check out my product review.

Yamaha RX-V861 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver with HDMI Review - Page 2 - Evaluation, Pros, Cons, and Final Take
With plenty of power, useful surround sound processing options, HDMI switching, video upscaling, built-in XM Satellite Radio connectivity, and iPod connectivity and control, the Yamaha RX-V861 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver is a full featured home theater receiver that is designed hold its own in just about any home theater system. For additional details, check out my product review. Page 2.

An Overview of Worldwide Analog Video Standards
Despite advances in Communication and Transportation that bring the World together, there are still technology differences in Video standards that keep us apart, such as the PAL/NTSC conflict. To find out more, read the above article.

PAL - NTSC - SECAM - An Overview - Page 2 of 2
Despite advances in Communication and Transportation that bring the World together, there are still technology differences in Video standards that keep us apart. This page concludes with some final observations and tips on this issue. Page 2.

VIZIO VSB210WS 2.1 Channel Home Theater Product Review
Vizio isn't a brand you think of when considering a home theater system, but with the VSB210WS, it offers a self-contained, easy-to-use system that complements a flat panel television for an intimate, satisfying home theater viewing and listening experience. The VSB210WS combines a 2 channel speaker/amplifier, with a wireless subwoofer. The sub receives audio signals from the main unit without an unsightly audio cable. To find out whether the VSB210WS is right for you, check out my review.

Onkyo TX-SR606 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver - Product Profile
The Onkyo TX-SR606 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver brings high-end audio and video performance, as well as flexibility, down to an extremely affordable price. This receiver is rated to deliver 90 wpc, and features Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD processing. The TX-SR606 also has 4 HDMI inputs, 1080p pass-through, Faroudja video processing, and up to 1080i upscaling. Extra bonuses include iPOD connectivity and Sirius Satellite Radio Compatibility. To find out more check out my product profile.

Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz - Main Menu
A photo of the main menu provided on the Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz. Page 10.

Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver - Quick Setup Guide
The Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver Quick Setup Guide. Page 12.

Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver - Rear View - Speaker Connections
A photo of the speaker connections provided on the Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz. Page 6.

Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz - Remote Control
A photo of the remote control provided with the Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz. Page 9.

Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver - Speaker Setup Menu
A photo of the Speaker Setup Menu provided with the Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz. Page 11.

Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Included Accessories
A photo of the Included Accessories provided with the Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz.

Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz - Front Controls
A photo of the Front Controls provided on the Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz. Page 3.

Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz - Front View
A front view photo of the Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz. Page 2.

Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz - Inside View - Front
A photo of the inside of the Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz a seen from the front. Page 7.

Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz - Inside Rear
A photo of the inside of the Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz a seen from the rear. Page 8.

Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz - Rear - AV Connections
A photo of the AV connections provided with the Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz. Page 5.

Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz - Rear View
A photo of the rear view of the Onkyo HT-RC160 Home Theater Receiver with Dolby Pro Logic IIz. Page 4.

Multi-Dimensional Audio - Rethinking Surround Sound
Just as high definition and 3D have changed the how video is presented, audio is going through its own transformation that will change the way we experience surround sound. Multi-Dimensional Audio (MDA) may be the key to this transformation. For more about this exciting approach to surround sound, read my report.

Vizio Announces Two Sound Bars and a Sound Stand For 2014 (Updated)
Vizio announces two sound bars and a sound stand for 2014 - Check out the details.

BenQ W710ST DLP Video Projector - Review
At an MSRP of $999.99, the BenQ W710ST DLP Video Projector provides features and performance that serve a variety of uses. With its short throw lens, this projector can project a large image without having to be very far from the screen. Also, the projected images are bright, and can be viewed in settings where there may be some ambient light issues. For more details and perspective on the BenQ W710ST DLP Video Projector, read my review.

BenQ W710ST DLP Video Projector - Product Review - Page 2 - Video Performance, Final Take
The BenQ W710ST is a DLP video projector that has, as its primary features, a short throw lens, which enables a large image to be projected in a smaller space. Read the conclusion of my review to find if this projector is right for you. Page 2.

Samsung To End Plasma TV Production By End of 2014
Samsung becomes the latest to announce that it is discontinuing its Plasma TV product line - what makes this really hurt is that 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of Plasma TV technology.

DVDO Edge Video Scaler and Processor - Product Review
The DVDO Edge is an affordable, standalone video scaler and processor. Anchor Bay VRS technology enables the DVDO Edge to deliver the best possible image on an HDTV from composite, S-video, Component, PC, or HDMI sources. Other features, such as 6 HDMI inputs (including one on the front panel), a complete array of NTSC, PAL, and HD output resolutions, variable zoom adjustment, mosquito noise reduction, and audio pass-through give the DVDO Edge a lot of flexibility.

DVDO Edge Video Scaler and Processor - Review and Rating of the DVDO Edge Video Scaler - Page 2 - Evaluation and Final Take
The DVDO Edge is a feature-packed, affordable, standalone video scaler and processor that delivers. Anchor Bay VRS technology enables the DVDO Edge to deliver the best possible image on an HDTV from composite, S-video, Component, PC, or HDMI sources. Other features, such as 6 HDMI inputs (including one on the front panel), a complete array of NTSC, PAL, and HD output resolutions, variable zoom adjustment, mosquito noise reduction, and audio pass-through give the DVDO Edge a lot of flexibility. Page 2.

Panasonic Viera TC-P50GT30 3D Network Plasma TV Review
The Panasonic Viera TC-P50GT30 50-inch Plasma TV incorporates 3D capability as well as network media player and online streaming functions. The TC-P50GT30 also features 1080p native resolution, 600Hz sub field drive, 4 HDMI inputs, and two USB ports for accessing digital media files stored on flash drives. The TC-P50GT30 also utilizes an attractive, thin profile, design. The TC-P50GT30 is definitely a feature-packed TV, but is it the right TV for you? Read my review for all the details.

Panasonic Viera TC-P50GT30 3D Network Plasma TV - Review - Page 2 - Evaluation and Final Take
The Panasonic Viera TC-P50GT30 50-inch Plasma TV incorporates 3D capability as well as network media player and online streaming functions. The TC-P50GT30 also features 1080p native resolution, 600Hz sub field drive, 4 HDMI inputs, and two USB ports for accessing digital media files stored on flash drives. The TC-P50GT30 also utilizes an attractive, thin profile, design. The TC-P50GT30 is definitely a feature-packed TV, but is it the right TV for you? Read my review for all the details. Page 2.

New Lawsuit Against DirecTV Filed in Florida
If you are a regular reader of About.com Home Theater, you are aware that I have reported extensively on the growing number of complaints about DirecTV's

AudioXperts 4TV 2112 Audio Entertainment Console - Rear Connections - Audio Connections
Photo of AudioXperts 4TV 2112 Audio Entertainment Console - Rear Connections - Audio Connections

AudioXperts 4TV 2112 Audio Entertainment Console - Photos
The AudioXperts 4TV 2112 is a self-amplified Audio Entertainment Console that combines a left, center, and right channel speaker arrangement into one cabinet. Get a close-up look a the of the 4TV 2112 in my photo profile.

AudioXperts 4TV 2112 Audio Entertainment Console - Controls
AudioXperts 4TV 2112 Virtual Surround Sound Console Audio Entertainment Console. Photo of onboard controls.

AudioXperts 4TV 2112 Audio Entertainment Console - Rear Connections - Power
AudioXperts 4TV 2112 Virtual Surround Sound Console Audio Entertainment Console. Photo of rear panel connections power.

AudioXperts 4TV 2112 Audio Entertainment Console - With TV On Top
AudioXperts 4TV 2112 Virtual Surround Sound Console Audio Entertainment Console. Photo of Front View with TV on Top

Beale Street Audio Announces Two In-Ceiling Subwoofers For 2015
When we think of subwoofers, we usually picture a large box sitting in the corner of a room, but there are also a small number of subwoofers that can be mounted into a wall. Now, Beale Street Audio is providing another option - a subwoofer that you can put in your ceiling...read more.

The Shopko Black Friday Ad for 2014 Revealed
Regional Retailer Shopko has revealed their Black Friday Ad for 2014. Check out the deals on TVs and home theater-related products.

Surround Sound Formats Guide for Home Theater
There are numerous surround sound formats that can contribute to a home theater listening experience. However, with so many options, things can get a little confusing. For all the details on what surround sound formats are available, and how they can be used, check out my quick guide.

Surround Sound Formats Guide for Home Theater
There are numerous surround sound formats that can contribute to a home theater listening experience. However, with so many options, things can get a little confusing. For all the details on what surround sound formats are available, and how they can be used, check out my quick guide.

Insignia NS-DXA1-APT DTV Converter Box - Product of the Week
The Insignia NS-DXA1-APT Digital Converter Box receives and converts DTV/HDTV signals so they can be viewed on an analog TV set. The Converter operates like

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Remote Control
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Remote Control

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Image Settings Menu
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Image Settings Menu

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Signal Menu
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Signal Menu

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of General Settings Menu
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of General Settings Menu

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Extended Settings Menu
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Extended Settings Menu

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Info Menu
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Info Menu

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Reset Menu
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Reset Menu

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Onboard Controls
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Onboard Controls

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Rear View
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Rear View

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of A/V Connections
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of A/V Connections

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Lens Controls
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Lens Controls

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Handle
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Handle

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Side View
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Side View

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Top View
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Top View

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Front View
Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo of Front View

Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Video Projector - Photo 0f Front View with Accessories
The Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD is a video projector that has a host of features that are useful for home entertainment, office, or classroom use, including the ability to access a project image and video content from USB flash drives and Apple devices. As a supplement to my review of the Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD 3LCD Projector, here is a close-up photo look at its features and connections.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 16.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 18.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 19.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 20.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 15.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 12.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 14.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 13.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 11.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 8.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 7.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 10.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 9.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 6.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 4.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 5.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 3.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor. Page 2.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor.

Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector - Photo Gallery Report on the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100
At $4,995.00, the Viewsonic Precision Pro8100 1080p LCD Video Projector bucks the trend towards sub-$3,000 1080p video projectors, but is worth the extra cash. Its 3LCD chips, 1080p resolution, and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, producing a natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. The Pro8100 comes with two HDMI inputs, and provides video upscaling for standard DVDs via its Silicon Optix Reon-VX HQV video processor.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery. Page 16.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery. Page 7.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery. Page 11.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery. Page 15.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery. Page 6.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery. Page 8.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery. Page 9.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery. Page 10.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery. Page 14.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery. Page 13.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery. Page 4.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery. Page 2.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery. Page 5.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery. Page 3.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery.

NEC NP4001 DLP Video Projector - Close-up Photo Profile - Review
At an MSRP of $5,999 (not including the lens), the NEC NP4001 is not for the bargain hunter, but is a great value for the high-end home theater enthusiast. With a native pixel resolution of 1280x768 (720p), and dual lamp output of 3,600 to 4,500 lumens, this projector provides excllent image brightness and resolution, especially in large room settings. Also, features include powered focus and zoom, as well as powered horizontal and vertical lens shift. For details, check out my photo gallery.

Epson MovieMate 72 Video Projector/DVD Player Combo - Front View - DVD Slot
A photo of the DVD slot provided on the Epson MovieMate 72 Video Projector/DVD Player Combo.

Epson MovieMate 72 Video Projector/DVD Player Combination - Remote Control
A photo of the remote control provided with the Epson MovieMate 72 Video Projector/DVD Player Combination. Page 8.

Epson MovieMate 72 Video Projector/DVD Player Combination - Side Rotation
A photo of the Epson MovieMate 72 Video Projector/DVD Player Combination - Side Rotation view. Page 3.

Epson MovieMate 72 Video Projector/DVD Player Combination - Inputs/Outputs Photo
A photo of the inputs and outputs provided on the Epson MovieMate 72 Video Projector/DVD Player Combination. Page 5.

Epson MovieMate 72 Video Projector/DVD Player Combination - Control Buttons
A photo of the control buttons provided on the Epson MovieMate 72 Video Projector/DVD Player Combination. Page 7.

Epson MovieMate 72 Silicon Optix HQV DVD Benchmark Test Disc Deinterlacing Tests
Silicon Optix HQV DVD Benchmark Test Disc Deinterlacing Tests conducted on the Epson MovieMate 72 LCD Projector/DVD Combo. Page 9.

Epson MovieMate 72 Video Projector/DVD Player Combination - Lens Adjustments
A photo of the lens adjustments provided on the Epson MovieMate 72 Video Projector/DVD Player Combination. Page 6.

Epson MovieMate 72 Video Projector/DVD Player Combination - Front View - Reverse Look
A photo of the Epson MovieMate 72 Video Projector/DVD Player Combination as seen from the reverse front view. Page 2.

Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB Home Theater Projector - Photo Gallery
At an MSRP of $2,999, the Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB 3LCD projector is an upgrade of its popular Home Cinema 1080. The main improvements: a second HDMI input, higher lumens output, and better black level performance. Its native 1080p resolution and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, providing a very natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. For a close-up look, check out my Photo Gallery. Page 10.

Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB Home Theater Projector - Photo Gallery
At an MSRP of $2,999, the Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB 3LCD projector is an upgrade of its popular Home Cinema 1080. The main improvements: a second HDMI input, higher lumens output, and better black level performance. Its native 1080p resolution and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, providing a very natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. For a close-up look, check out my Photo Gallery. Page 5.

Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB Home Theater Projector - Photo Gallery
At an MSRP of $2,999, the Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB 3LCD projector is an upgrade of its popular Home Cinema 1080. The main improvements: a second HDMI input, higher lumens output, and better black level performance. Its native 1080p resolution and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, providing a very natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. For a close-up look, check out my Photo Gallery. Page 6.

Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB Home Theater Projector - Photo Gallery
At an MSRP of $2,999, the Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB 3LCD projector is an upgrade of its popular Home Cinema 1080. The main improvements: a second HDMI input, higher lumens output, and better black level performance. Its native 1080p resolution and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, providing a very natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. For a close-up look, check out my Photo Gallery. Page 9.

Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB Home Theater Projector - Photo Gallery
At an MSRP of $2,999, the Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB 3LCD projector is an upgrade of its popular Home Cinema 1080. The main improvements: a second HDMI input, higher lumens output, and better black level performance. Its native 1080p resolution and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, providing a very natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. For a close-up look, check out my Photo Gallery. Page 8.

Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB Home Theater Projector - Photo Gallery
At an MSRP of $2,999, the Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB 3LCD projector is an upgrade of its popular Home Cinema 1080. The main improvements: a second HDMI input, higher lumens output, and better black level performance. Its native 1080p resolution and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, providing a very natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. For a close-up look, check out my Photo Gallery. Page 7.

Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB Home Theater Projector - Photo Gallery
At an MSRP of $2,999, the Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB 3LCD projector is an upgrade of its popular Home Cinema 1080. The main improvements: a second HDMI input, higher lumens output, and better black level performance. Its native 1080p resolution and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, providing a very natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. For a close-up look, check out my Photo Gallery. Page 3.

Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB Home Theater Projector - Photo Gallery
At an MSRP of $2,999, the Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB 3LCD projector is an upgrade of its popular Home Cinema 1080. The main improvements: a second HDMI input, higher lumens output, and better black level performance. Its native 1080p resolution and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, providing a very natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. For a close-up look, check out my Photo Gallery.

Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB Home Theater Projector - Photo Gallery
At an MSRP of $2,999, the Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB 3LCD projector is an upgrade of its popular Home Cinema 1080. The main improvements: a second HDMI input, higher lumens output, and better black level performance. Its native 1080p resolution and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, providing a very natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. For a close-up look, check out my Photo Gallery. Page 4.

Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB Home Theater Projector - Photo Gallery
At an MSRP of $2,999, the Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB 3LCD projector is an upgrade of its popular Home Cinema 1080. The main improvements: a second HDMI input, higher lumens output, and better black level performance. Its native 1080p resolution and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, providing a very natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. For a close-up look, check out my Photo Gallery. Page 2.

Epson MovieMate 72 3LCD Video Projector Upscaling DVD Player Combination - Photo Gallery
The Epson MovieMate 72 is one of new class of video projectors that includes a built-in DVD player. The projector section utilizes 3LCD technology with 1280x720 (720p) native resultion. All DVDs played in the projector's built-in DVD will be upscaled to 720p. In addition, this unit also has extra inputs (including HDMI) and also has both built-in speakers and a digital audio output for connection to a home theater audio system. The MovieMate is easy to use, making it great for novice users.

Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB Home Theater Projector - Photo Gallery
At an MSRP of $2,999, the Epson Powerlite Home Cinema 1080UB 3LCD projector is an upgrade of its popular Home Cinema 1080. The main improvements: a second HDMI input, higher lumens output, and better black level performance. Its native 1080p resolution and acceptable light output provide excellent image quality, providing a very natural looking image, with none of the usual LCD artifacts, such as the screen door effect. For a close-up look, check out my Photo Gallery.

Dymo/Rhino and Wilson Electronics Exhibits - AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego, CA
Dymo/Rhino and Wilson Electronics Exhibits at the AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego California Edition

AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 Show - San Diego, CA Edition
AVAD holds an annual mini-trade show event at its distribution loccations as way to get local home theater installers and integrators more familiar with with its product and service offerings. Check out what was shown that 2013 event held at its San Diego, CA location.

Polk Audio Exhibit - AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego, CA
Polk Audio Exhibit at the AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego California Edition

Sonance Sonarray Exhibit - AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego, CA
Sonance SonarrayExhibit at the AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego California Edition

SurgeX Exhibit - AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego, CA
SurgeX Exhibit at the AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego California Edition

Sunbrite TV Display - AVAD - San Diego, CA
Sunbrite TV Display - AVAD - San Diego, CA

Product and Dottie Tool Display - AVAD - San Diego, CA
Product and Dottie Tool Display AVAD - San Diego, CA

Aprilaire Exhibit - AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego, CA
Photo of the Aprilaire Exhibit at the AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego California Edition

Bose Exhibit - AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego, CA
Photo of the Bose Exhibit at the AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego California Edition

Gefen Exhibit - AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego, CA
Gefen Exhibit at the AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego California Edition

iPort Exhibit - AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego, CA
iPort Exhibit at the AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego California Edition

JVC Professional Exhibit - AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego, CA
JVC Professional Exhibit at the AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego California Edition

Lutron Exhibit - AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego, CA
Lutron Exhibit at the AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego California Edition

Niles Exhibit - AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego, CA
Niles Exhibit at the AVAD Vendopalooza 2013 - San Diego California Edition

CES 2009 Photos: Anthem D2v and AVM 40 Audio/Video Preamp/Processors
Anthem D2v and AVM 40 Audio/Video Preamp/Processors on display at the 2009 CES. Page 3.

CES 2009 Photos: CES Logo Carpet at Entrance to South Hall - Las Vegas Convention Center
CES 2009 Logo Carpet at Entrance to South Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

CES 2009 Photos: Denon DVD-A1UDCI Blu-ray/DVD/SACD/DVD-Audio Player
Denon DVD-A1UDCI Blu-ray/DVD/SACD/DVD-Audio Player on Display at the 2009 CES. Page 4.

CES 2009 Photos: Hitachi Gesture Remote Control Prototype Demo
Hitachi Gesture Remote Control Prototype Demo at the 2009 CES. Page 5.

CES 2009 Photos: RBH 8300-SE/R Floorstanding Loudspeakers
RBH 8300-SE/R Floorstanding Loudspeakers at the 2009 CES. Page 6.

CES 2009 Photos: Samsung 240Hz LCD Television
Samsung 240Hz LCD Television at the 2009 CES. Page 8.

CES 2009 Photos: Samsung BD-P4600 Wall Mountable Blu-ray Disc Player
Samsung BD-P4600 Wall Mountable Blu-ray Disc Player at the 2009 CES. Page 7.

CES 2009 Photos: Samsung LCD Television with LED Light Source
Samsung LCD Television with LED Light Source on display at the 2009 CES. Page 9.

CES 2009 Photos: Sharp LCD TV/Blu-ray Disc Player Combo
Sharp LCD TV/Blu-ray Disc Player Combo on display at the 2009 CES. Page 10.

CES 2009 Photos: 3D HDTV Demos
3D HDTV Demos at the 2009 CES. Home Theater. Page 2.

CES 2009 Photos: Sony and Mitsubishi LCD Televisions With WHDI Technology
Sony and Mitsubishi LCD Televisions With WHDI Technology Demo at the 2009 CES. Page 11.

CES 2009 Photos: Vivitek H6080FD DLP Projector with LED Light Source
Vivitek H6080FD DLP Projector with LED Light Source at the 2009 CES. Page 12.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo Profile
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e is a video projector that is designed to provide a top-notch home theater video experience. The 5010e incorporates 3LCD technology and features both 2D and 3D display capability. For convenience, the 5010e also incorporates WirelessHD connectivity. For an up-close look at more of its features and connections, check out the accompanying photo profile.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Image Settings Menu
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Image Settings Menu

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of 3D Settings Menu
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of 3D Settings Menu

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Info Menu
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Info Menu

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Split Screen Feature Example
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Split Screen Feature Example

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Front View
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Front View

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Top View
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Top View

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Lens Controls
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Lens Controls

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Side View
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Side View

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Onboard Controls
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Onboard Controls

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Rear View
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Rear View

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Rear Panel Connections
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Photo of Rear Panel Connections

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Remote Control
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5010e Video Projector - Remote Control

Panasonic PT-P1SDU Compact LCD Video Projector with SD Card Slot - Product Review - Evaluation and Final Take
Video projectors are making their mark in home theater as prices go down and quality goes up. The Panasonic PT-P1SDU LCD video projector is budget priced unit that is very compact and functional for home, classroom, or business meeting. For more details, check out my review. Page 2.

Panasonic PT-P1SDU Compact LCD Video Projector with SD Card Slot - Product Review and Rating
The Panasonic PT-P1SDU LCD video projector is budget priced unit that is very compact and functional for home, classroom, or business meeting. For more details, check out my review.

2010 Home Theater Products Of The Year - About.com
It is that time of year where every consumer electronics journalist picks their favorite products of the year. While many choose the most expensive and/or only high end products, I take the approach of picking items from a broad range of product classes and prices that provide a good value for the consumer. Here is the list of my favorite home theater-related product picks for 2010

CES 2008 - Accell Ultra AV 4x8 HDMI Switcher/Splitter
Teh Accell Ultra AV 4x8 HDMI Switcher/Splitter on Display at the 2008 CES. Page 24.

CES 2008 - Amimon/Belkin Wireless HDMI Demonstration - HDMI Receiver Attached to Rear of TV
The Amimon/Belkin Wireless HDMI Receiver Demonstration at CES 2008. Page 26.