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We understand, you can't just put a $50k 3Dimension series projector in every room, so Runco's continuing to develop its plasma HDTV offerings with the new Vistage series. Available in 63-, 58- or 50-inch sizes, the 1.7-inch think panels also include the company's latest scaler, the DHD-LS. Unlike...

September 24th 2010 at 3:57pm 0 Comments
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This is the kind of support we wish all hardware manufacturers provided -- Anchor Bay will release an update for its video processor and HDMI switch in the third quarter which, among other things, enables said device to pass 3D signals. We know we're not alone when we say that we really wish more c...

July 9th 2010 at 12:44am 0 Comments
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Bringing things in line with last year's AT-LINE-EX 10-input video scaler, Atlona Technologies has one-upped itself with the 11-input AT-LINE-PRO3. Really more of an update to the measly five inputs on the AT-LINE-PRO2, the new model brings the "PRO" series more in line with the "EX" one. The back...

April 3rd 2009 at 4:48am 0 Comments
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In case you were worried that some AV hookup problem was going to go unresolved, Gefen has added yet another offering to its lineup with the Audio Video Scaler Pro with Amplifier (not to be confused with the company's TV Scaler Pro). This rack-mountable, black and blue little wonderbox will fill in...

November 11th 2008 at 8:31pm 0 Comments
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AV Toolbox may not be the first name that comes to mind when lookin' some new HDMI equipment, but the outfit has just rolled out a trifecta of reasonably priced, no-nonsense gear that may be just the fit for your switching, scaling and / or splitting needs. First up is the AVT-6041 HDMI Version 1.3...

September 21st 2008 at 5:02am 0 Comments
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If you'll recall, Anchor Bay's heralded DVDO iScan did a fairly decent job at upscaling content to high-def levels. Unfortunately, it put a crater in your wallet about $3,149 deep. Now, however, the outfit is hitting back with an all new alternative that checks in well below four digits; the DVDO E...

August 29th 2008 at 6:14pm 0 Comments
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Looking for a video scaler? No, we mean a real video scaler? Enter Atlona Technologies' AT-LINE-EX, a 10-input scaler that's compatible with any input resolution including PC, SDTV, and HDTV. Essentially, it enables users to connect practically any device -- be a legacy unit or otherwise -- and have...

August 15th 2008 at 8:09am 0 Comments
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How can Gefen improve its GefenTV line of equipment? Adding Silicon Optix's Realta HQV processor and pricing it at $699 would appear to be a good start. Originally shown at CES, the Home Theater Scaler Pro takes any source via its dual HDMI 1.3, component, S-video or composite inputs and upscales t...

February 11th 2008 at 10:24pm 0 Comments
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We've seen Gefen get all riled up and unleash a barrage of new kit all at once, and sure enough, the outfit is doing just that once more. For starters, we've got the TV Switcher, which enables consumers to connect and access four HDMI sources from a single HDTV. Next up is the TV Splitter, which al...

January 3rd 2008 at 10:07pm 0 Comments
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We've seen Gefen get all riled up and unleash a barrage of new kit all at once, and sure enough, the outfit is doing just that once more. For starters, we've got the TV Switcher, which enables consumers to connect and access four HDMI sources from a single HDTV. Next up is the TV Splitter, which al...

January 3rd 2008 at 10:07pm 0 Comments
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It looks like Scaler has found a bit of room for improvement in its Teleglass T4 video-playin' shades, with the company now offering a new "limited edition" T4-N model. These ones boast a 640 x 480 resolution and, like before, promise to give the effect of watching a 45-inch display from six feet a...

October 5th 2007 at 2:52pm 0 Comments
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Most folks rely on their receiver to do all the juggling required to funnel their video inputs out to a display. But if your receiver has run out of connections, doesn't support all the latest formats you need, or just mangles the video signal, Anchor Bay wants to show you their DVDO iScan VP50Pro....

September 6th 2007 at 10:56am 0 Comments