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Marvell Expands Presence in the Living Room

Marvell 88DE2750 with second-generation award-winning Qdeo video processing implemented in advanced 65nm process provides improved
image quality at lower price points
CES 2009, LAS VEGAS, Nevada, January 8, 2009â€" Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) today introduced the Marvell 88DE2750 digital video format converter with second generation, award-winning Qdeo video processing for Blu-ray players and recorders, set-top-boxes, networked media players, digital TVs and other high-definition home theatre devices.

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From Henhouse to Penthouse

Indianapolis, IN (November 18, 2008) â€" It's December 1966. In Glyngøre, Denmark, carpenter Preben Jacobsen ignores the discomforts of the tiny henhouse on his property and outfits it for an entirely different purposeâ€"the construction of loudspeakers. With excellent woodworking skills and a broad knowledge of acoustic technology, he begins to develop speakers that attract a fair amount of attention, if not a huge groundswell of buyers.

Movie Renter’s Guide – November, 2008

Tinker Bell (Blu-ray), Sleeping Beauty (Blu-ray), Transsiberian (Blu-ray), Hellboy II (Blu-ray), The Strangers (Blu-ray), Magagascar (Blu-ray), Wall•E (Blu-ray), Tropic Thunder (Blu-ray), Wanted (Blu-ray), The Chronicles of Narnia - Prince Caspian (Blu-ray), TV Series - Hannah Montana (SD DVD), Prison Break (Blu-ray), Lost (Blu-ray), Grey's Anatomy (Blu-ray)

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SIM2 Grows Popular DOMINO Series

Miramar, FL-July 2008-Italian manufacturer SIM2, whose striking high-performance home theater projectors are known worldwide for their pristine video, has added a new, aggressively priced model to its popular DOMINO series. SIM2 DOMINO D60 DLP front projection system delivers stunning 1080p full-HD imaging at the highly competitive $5000 US price point, where with SIM2's reputation for superb performance and unequalled style it will stand as a unique solution for discerning yet budget-conscious home theater enthusiasts.

 

Integra DTC-9.8 THX Ultra2 7.1 SSP

The SSP (Surround Sound Processor) world has been a sad place for the last couple of years.  All the mass market companies were implementing HDMI on just about every model of receiver they had, but all the high-end SSP companies hesitated, because HDMI versions kept changing.

How a Hole-in-the-Box Works

Even though loudspeakers utilizing bass reflex techniques (i.e., ported or passive radiator designs) are quite common, or maybe even the norm if you carouse the average audio/video retailer. There are, however, many misconceptions about how a bass-reflex system works...