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Fuoriserie Debuts at CES

Sim2, an industry leader in Projector design and manufacturing, is earning a lot of attention for the launch of their newest statement projector, Fuoriserie. Andrew Robinson, writer, director and managing editor of Home Theater Review. says it best in his blog post titled Flashes of Brilliance: "Without belaboring the point the Fuoriserie is expensive and represents SIM2′s most ambitious flagship effort to date. The Fuoriserie is an entirely hand built, top performing HD projector made from the best parts the front projection community and Texas Instruments have to offer. From the outside it looks like a classic [...]

2015-10-15T15:06:25+00:00February 9th, 2013|

Analog Sunset

Analog Sunset – Does it lead to darkness or a better picture? Perhaps you may have heard the word “HDMI”. This is the new standard for connectivity between devices to a television and is replacing all legacy analog connectivity (think yellow, red and white jacks). At the end of this year, manufacturers will not legally be able to sell devices with analog connections anymore. It is being dubbed as “analog sunset” and is entirely driven by copyright protection. So why is this important to you? The reason is that at some point, you will be forced (yes [...]

2012-11-01T13:56:25+00:00December 2nd, 2012|

Why HDMI?

HDMI (High Definition Multi-Media Interface) is the newest method for hooking up your audio video systems. When properly implemented, you can get the best possible connectivity between your new Blu-Ray player and 1080P TV. It is also the cause of a great deal of confusion, misunderstanding and unfortunately, problems. What is HDMI? It is a protocol for transporting pure digital audio/video signals between devices in a manner that optimizes quality and resolution while also keeping it copyright proof (thanks Hollywood).   In the “old” analog days, you would hook up your equipment with RCA jacks. If the connection was good, [...]

2012-01-10T03:41:23+00:00May 18th, 2010|

Why is it so expensive to install a TV?

On any given Sunday there will be a flyer showing the latest sale prices on a TV. This past weekend I saw a 42” plasma on sale from Best Circuit for $475. Wow. Just five years ago a 42” plasma was nearly $5,000! Now it would seem that the installation shouldn’t be much more right? I mean after all, it’s just a TV. No, not really. Even a “simple” installation requires thought, planning and good supporting products.  Let’s start with the TV. The one on sale is probably not all that great. It is there to catch [...]

2012-01-04T15:36:36+00:00March 29th, 2010|