Weekend News Bits

June 5, 2004

I noticed an interesting article over at Engadget about the July 1st FCC mandate that all sets 36 “and larger sold be “Digital Cable Ready”. Also the release of the Infocus 4805 has rumored to have been pushed back another week to two weeks, but it still should be out by the end of June. […]

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Home theater news for June 3rd

June 3, 2004

This from an ITtoolbox.com article “Less than one in four owners of HDTV sets actually subscribe to cable or satellite channels that broadcast high-def.” That sounds about right to me, I see this out in the field time and time again, although I will say it been declining lately. It pains me every time I […]

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Projectors & Voom

June 2, 2004

For those planning on buying the InFocus screenplay 4805. The InFocus website now has a throw distance calculator for it. Turns out my mount was too far away, to get the screen size I wanted. At least I’ve got a few weeks to figure it out. While we’re on the subject of upcoming purchases, Satellite […]

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Hometheater news roundup

May 29, 2004

Vooms satellite’s zero up-front offer has been extended, until July 5th instead of May 31st. Although Voom’s website hasn’t been updated to reflect this, it was confirmed by a customer service representative. Best Buy is offering 10% off on electronics May 28th through the 31st. The Winegard Square Shooter has been getting its fair share […]

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Quick news bits

May 27, 2004

Brands Mart electronics are offering HDTV televisions at $500 off with subscription to Voom Satellite, for 2 years at $60.00 a month or more. Hurry though the offer ends June 1st. Momitsu has updated firmware for their V880 DVD player. The release notes state: Updated 05-26-04, Fixed power off status on VFD display, Added fine […]

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Front & Rear projection news

May 24, 2004

Projector Central has updated their Top 15 Home Theater Projectors page. Ranking the Sanyo PLV-Z2, Infocus ScreenPlay 5700, and BenQ PE8700, among some of the more recent top sellers. Also included is a handy model comparison. Mitsubishi’s current product catalog, highlights the company’s determination to offer its customers more choice in digital inputs. The majority […]

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