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Sharp Expands Distribution of 8K TV

Sound and Vision - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 5:52pm
Momentum is starting to slowly build for the next generation of super high-resolution 8K TVs.
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SVS PC-4000 Subwoofer Review

Sound and Vision - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 5:20pm

Performance
Features
Build Quality
Value
PRICE $1,800

AT A GLANCE
Plus
Outstanding bass response
Onboard parametric EQ
Useful remote and smartphone app Uncommon form factor
Minus
Lacks auto-calibration
Uncommon form factor

THE VERDICT
If floor space is an issue but you still want subterranean bass response, the PC-4000 is the perfect choice.

SVS has been a staple in the home theater industry for 20 years now, and I’ve been a proud owner of one of the company’s PC-Ultra cylindrical subwoofers for the past 13-plus years. When I was introduced to the brand, I remember taking a lot of heat from my wife for putting a “scratching post” in our family room. When she heard it for the first time, though, she realized that no cat in its right mind would ever go near the beast!

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Next Level Acoustics Unveils Super Soundbar

Sound and Vision - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 1:45pm
Boston-based Next Level Acoustics has introduced a high-performance soundbar that can be customized to match TVs with screens starting at 70 inches and projection screens up to 200 inches (diagonal).
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The FTC Says If You Break It, You Should Be Able to Fix It

Sound and Vision - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:28am
By now, even the most ecologically minded person has probably had their fill of Earth Day articles and blog posts. Bear with me, though, because this post is only tangentially related to Earth Day and eco-sensibilities. Instead, it's more about getting your hands dirty with the innards of an electronic gadget or component after you've removed or cut the "WARRANTY VOID IF SEAL BROKEN OR REMOVED" sticker on the device's outer casing. I've done it plenty of times before...
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Samsung Unveils HDR Upgrade for LED Cinema Screen

Sound and Vision - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 8:14am
Samsung has teamed with the Ymagis Group, a Paris-based company specializing in digital technologies for the film industry, to enhance the high dynamic range (HDR) performance of the Cinema LED Screen it introduced last year.
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