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Vizio promised that this beast would be on store shelves in July, yet we've been forced to wait (and wait... and wait) until mid-November to finally see it ship. As disgruntled as we are by the delays, we can't help but think that Vizio has a winner on its hands with this 50-incher. The secret weap

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Well, what have we here? A trio of newcomers from \"North America's fastest growing brand of flat-panel HDTVs,\" that's what. Kicking things off in the all new XVT Series is the 42-inch SV420XVT and 47-inch SV47XVT LCD HDTVs, both of which feature 1080p panels, VIZIO's Smooth Motion technology (120Hz

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Well, what have we here? A trio of newcomers from \"North America's fastest growing brand of flat-panel HDTVs,\" that's what. Kicking things off in the all new XVT Series is the 42-inch SV420XVT and 47-inch SV47XVT LCD HDTVs, both of which feature 1080p panels, VIZIO's Smooth Motion technology (120Hz

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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

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Vizio's on quite the rampage today as CES gets going, and it's kicking things off with a new line of plasmas. The new VP series includes the 32-inch VP322 ($689), 42-inch VP422 ($999) / VP423 ($999), 50-inch VP503 ($1,399) / VP504F ($1,699) and the flagship 60-inch VP605F ($2,899). The latter two

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Vizio's on quite the rampage today as CES gets going, and it's kicking things off with a new line of plasmas. The new VP series includes the 32-inch VP322 ($689), 42-inch VP422 ($999) / VP423 ($999), 50-inch VP503 ($1,399) / VP504F ($1,699) and the flagship 60-inch VP605F ($2,899). The latter two a

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Supposedly Marantz's new Blu-ray player was at CEDIA, but if it was, we missed it. We won't let that happen again next week and we guarantee we'll get our hands-on the new BD8002 at CES next Wednesday. This players seems it may be one of best players ever considering it includes everything we can t

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Supposedly Marantz's new Blu-ray player was at CEDIA, but if it was, we missed it. We won't let that happen again next week and we guarantee we'll get our hands-on the new BD8002 at CES next Wednesday. This players seems it may be one of best players ever considering it includes everything we can t

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Today Mitsubishi took some time to out their latest 1080p home theater projector by the name of LVP-HC6000. The followup to their LVP-HC5000 opts for a trio of 0.74-inch LCDs from Epson and 160W UHE lamp to up the dynamic contrast to 12,000:1 while the throttling back the brightness a tad to 800 lu

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Today Mitsubishi took some time to out their latest, 1,080p home theater projector by the name of LVP-HC6000. The followup to their LVP-HC5000 opts for a trio of 0.74-inch LCDs from Epson and 160W UHE lamp to up the dynamic contrast to 12,000:1 while the throttling back the brightness a tad to 800

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Denon has announced its first real Blu-ray player, with an appropriate assortment of never-before-seen features and price tag to match. The DVD-3800BDCI will launch this fall as the first high definition player to include Silicon Optix's 10-bit Realta HQV video processor, recently seen in Syntax-Bri

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Syntax-Brillian is showing off its first HDTV above 50-inches in the U.S. at Infocomm this week, the 65-inch, 1080p Olevia 665i. This LCD is aimed at the pro AV and high end home theater market, and is the first \"large area display\" to include the Silicon Optix Realta HQV scaler. That, along with Ol

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Silicon Optix has finally released their HQV test disc for HD DVD and Blu-ray players -- the one that showed how much resolution many HDTVs aren't displaying -- to consumers. Unlike the Digital Video Essentials HD DVD released earlier this year, calibration is not what this tool is designed for, it

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Not necessarily, given the results of Home Theater Mag's recent tests of 61 HDTVs. Using test patterns from a Silicon Optix HQV HD DVD, they tested deinterlacing, 3:2 detection and for the 1080p sets, bandwidth. Unfortunately, just over 54% of the HDTVs failed the deinterlacing test, 80% failed the

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