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New SLAPPA Hardbody 360 PRO CD Storage Case

New SLAPPA Hardbody 360 PRO CD Storage Case

The new 360 PRO case broadens the SLAPPA CD storage line by introducing their largest capacity CD storage case to date. Targeted to serious disc collectors and DJ's, the development of the 360 case was in direct response to customer feedback. The 360 PRO HardBody shares the superior qualities of the other products in the SLAPPA HardBody line

The new 360 PRO case broadens the SLAPPA CD storage line by introducing their largest capacity CD storage case to date. Targeted to serious disc collectors and DJ's, the development of the 360 case

— July 18, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Parasound Zamp v3 Upgraded

Parasound Zamp v3 Upgraded

Parasound has introduced a more powerful version of its ultra-compact Zamp zone amplifier, for use in custom installations and compact audio systems. The new Parasound Zamp v.3 is a stereo power amplifier capable of 45 watts per channel into an 8-ohm load, 50% more powerful and much cooler running than its popular predecessor, the Zamp v.2.

Parasound has introduced a more powerful version of its ultra-compact Zamp zone amplifier, for use in custom installations and compact audio systems. The new Parasound Zamp v.3 is a stereo power

— July 18, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Nero Digital MPEG-4 Compression Announced with AAC Audio Encoding

Nero Digital MPEG-4 Compression Announced with AAC Audio Encoding

Nero Digital is the next generation in MPEG-4 compatible compression technology - with premium quality video coding algorithms and full High Efficiency AAC audio. Realize audio and video in DVD quality at a fraction of the space!

Nero Digital is the next generation in MPEG-4 compatible compression technology - with premium quality video coding algorithms and full High Efficiency AAC audio. Realize audio and video in DVD

— July 15, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Brillian Launches New 65-inch LCoS HDTV Monitor

Brillian Launches New 65-inch LCoS HDTV Monitor

In a move to ensure early market input is incorporated into its 720p HDTV product design, Brillian Corporation (Nasdaq: BRLC - News ) has signed on a limited number of high-end, Phoenix Audio/Video (A/V) dealers to begin marketing its 65-inch Gen II liquid- crystal-on-silicon (LCoS(TM)) HDTVs.

In a move to ensure early market input is incorporated into its 720p HDTV product design, Brillian Corporation (Nasdaq: BRLC - News ) has signed on a limited number of high-end, Phoenix

— July 14, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Lexicon Launches Flagship RV-8 A/V Receiver

Lexicon Launches Flagship RV-8 A/V Receiver

Lexicon, Inc., a Harman International company (NYSE: HAR), announces the introduction of the RV-8 Receiver, an eight-channel audio/video control center with independent zone monitoring that provides control of audio and video source selection in three zones. Building on its authority as a pioneer in the upper echelon of home theater technologies, Lexicon has engineered the RV-8 to adhere to the most critical standards of quality and performance. This flagship receiver is optimized to serve as the cornerstone of an ideal home theater experience in an integrated package.

Lexicon, Inc., a Harman International company (NYSE: HAR), announces the introduction of the RV-8 Receiver, an eight-channel audio/video control center with independent zone monitoring that provides

— July 14, 2004 19:00 in AV News

Movie Industry and Tech Companies Unite to Develop New Consumer Entertainment Experiences

Movie Industry and Tech Companies Unite to Develop New Consumer Entertainment Experiences

IBM, Intel Corporation, Microsoft, Panasonic (Matsushita Electric), Sony, Toshiba, The Walt Disney Company, and Warner Bros. Studios today announced the formation of Advanced Access Content System License Administrator (AACS LA), a cross-industry effort that develops, promotes and licenses technology designed to enhance digital entertainment experiences. This technology will facilitate the ability to enjoy exciting, new, flexible entertainment experiences for consumers in stand-alone, networked home and portable devices.

IBM, Intel Corporation, Microsoft, Panasonic (Matsushita Electric), Sony, Toshiba, The Walt Disney Company, and Warner Bros. Studios today announced the formation of Advanced Access Content System

— July 13, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Denon CEDIA 2004 New Products - Receivers, DVD Players, More

Denon CEDIA 2004 New Products - Receivers, DVD Players, More

Denon Electronics, a world leader in high-performance home theater products, today unveiled a broad range of advanced audio/video components that combine some of today's most innovative technologies with unprecedented home entertainment features and benefits. The comprehensive lineup is led by the world's first 10-channel audio/video receiver, the flagship AVR-5805, and includes two new "universal" DVD players, a full line of A/V receivers for every consumer application and budget, new all-in-one home theater systems and more.

Denon Electronics, a world leader in high-performance home theater products, today unveiled a broad range of advanced audio/video components that combine some of today's most innovative technologies

— July 13, 2004 19:00 in AV News

New Denon DVD Players Lineup: DVD-3910, DVD-1910, DVD-2910

New Denon DVD Players Lineup: DVD-3910, DVD-1910, DVD-2910

Denon Electronics, a world leader in high-performance audio/video components, today unveiled a new line of advanced DVD players for 2004. The company's new players include two "universal" models (DVD-3910, SRP: $1,299, DVD-2910 SRP: $729) as well as two new high-performance, high-value players, the DVD-1910 (SRP: $269) and DVD-1710 (SRP: $179). With these additions to Denon's DVD player lineup, the company is continuing to set new standards in performance and features while providing real-world solutions for every possible home entertainment application, lifestyle and budget.

Denon Electronics, a world leader in high-performance audio/video components, today unveiled a new line of advanced DVD players for 2004. The company's new players include two "universal" models

— July 13, 2004 19:00 in AV News

New Denon Receivers - AVR-2105, AVR-5805, AVR-2805, AVR-1905, and AVR-1705

New Denon Receivers - AVR-2105, AVR-5805, AVR-2805, AVR-1905, and AVR-1705

Denon Electronics, one of the world's premier manufacturers of high-quality home theater receivers, is leading the way in the era of great home theater surround sound with a completely revamped line of audio/video receivers for 2004. Denon's new flagship AVR-5805, the world's first 10-channel A/V receiver leads the charge of six high-performance models designed to fit every need and budget. The new Denon A/V receiver lineup includes: the AVR-5805 (SRP: $6,000), the recently introduced AVR-3805 (SRP: $1,199) and AVR-2805 ($899), as well as the new AVR-2105 ($649), AVR-1905 ($499), and AVR-1705 ($399).

Denon Electronics, one of the world's premier manufacturers of high-quality home theater receivers, is leading the way in the era of great home theater surround sound with a completely revamped line

— July 13, 2004 19:00 in AV News

Canton Releases CD 300 Series Flat Panel Loudspeakers

Canton Releases CD 300 Series Flat Panel Loudspeakers

Canton has introduced the first of a new line of slender, high performance aluminum loudspeakers designed to sonically and visually compliment modern flat-screen video displays. The Canton CD 300 series combines technology derived from the company's high-end Karat line of loudspeakers with the sleek, brushed aluminum lifestyle design of its popular CD 100 series.

Canton has introduced the first of a new line of slender, high performance aluminum loudspeakers designed to sonically and visually compliment modern flat-screen video displays. The Canton CD 300

— July 11, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Syntax Groups Reveals Olevia 20" LCD TV for under $700

Syntax Groups Reveals Olevia 20" LCD TV for under $700

Responding to a growing demand from consumers who desire a truly affordable digital television experience without sacrificing product quality or features, Syntax Groups Corporation*, an emerging growth manufacturer of digital convergence consumer electronics products, today announced the Olevia* 20-inch LCD-TV. Currently available for $699 (MSRP), the Olevia LT20HV extends the range of Syntax Groups' LCD TV family of digital entertainment products bringing unique functionality, high quality images, optimum affordability and superb customer support.

Responding to a growing demand from consumers who desire a truly affordable digital television experience without sacrificing product quality or features, Syntax Groups Corporation*, an emerging

— July 11, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Mordaunt-Short Genie Loudspeakers Preview

Mordaunt-Short Genie Loudspeakers Preview

Genie™ is a revolution in Home Theater. With nearly four decades' expertise producing outstanding, award-winning loudspeakers, Genie combines Mordaunt-Short's passion for sound reproduction with a stunning contemporary design. Genie is a truly-flexible Home Theatre package enabling the perfect set-up in any room and with any system. Genie's die-cast alloy cabinets - finished in silver or black - not only look fantastic, but the shape itself delivers a pure and natural sound. A raft of technologies results in compact speakers which offer truly superb sound delivery, whether you're listening to your favourite CDs, watching the latest DVD release or just relaxing in front of the TV.

Genie™ is a revolution in Home Theater. With nearly four decades' expertise producing outstanding, award-winning loudspeakers, Genie combines Mordaunt-Short's passion for sound reproduction with a

— July 11, 2004 19:00 in AV News

ReplayTV Rebate Announced for 5500 Series DVRs

ReplayTV Rebate Announced for 5500 Series DVRs

ReplayTV®, the inventor and creator of personal television, today announced a consumer rebate program for its award-winning 5500 Series Digital Video Recorders, the industry's broadest range of premium full-featured DVRs. From now through September 30th, 2004, purchasers of all new ReplayTV DVRs will be entitled to receive the following rebates: $50 for the 40-hour Model RTV5504 (SRP: $149.99); $100 for the 80-hour RTV5508 (SRP: $299.99); $100 for the 160-hour RTV5516 (SRP: $449.99); and $200 for the 320-hour RTV5532 (SRP: $799.99).

ReplayTV®, the inventor and creator of personal television, today announced a consumer rebate program for its award-winning 5500 Series Digital Video Recorders, the industry's broadest range of

— July 08, 2004 20:00 in AV News

Runco Debuts Video Xtreme VX-2c DLP Projection System

Runco Debuts Video Xtreme VX-2c DLP Projection System

Runco International, the world leader in high-end home theater video display technology, steps into the future once again with the introduction of the Video Xtreme™ VX-2c Projection System . This revolutionary high definition imaging technology, with forward-thinking engineering, is the first to deliver a native 16:9, 3-chip entertainment experience to a variety of home theater environments. Packaged with the new, Next Generation ViVix II™ DHD™ Digital Controller , which features advanced digital processing and expansive connectivity, the VX-2c package sets a higher standard for advanced home video excellence.

Runco International, the world leader in high-end home theater video display technology, steps into the future once again with the introduction of the Video Xtreme™ VX-2c Projection System . This

— July 04, 2004 20:00 in AV News