Kaleidescape Movie & Music Server

I do recall the insanely expensive Kaleidescape servers of yore, however, a much less expensive unit from Kalediescape has made its way onto the market. Most Media Servers are Media Center clones with a fancy case (which I don't mind myself) but Kalediescape is built from the ground up using a custom OS. Control can be acomplished via an adnvanced […]

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Denon AVR-2807 7.1 A/V Receiver

Where to start on the Denon 2807. You just don't know where to start when something has so many features. Starting out with CODEC support, the 2807 supports Pro Logic, Dolby Digital, THX Select2, and DTS (ES, Neo:6 96/24). As with most recievers these days, it has 2 zone support. On the connection side, it has support for 2:1 HDMI […]

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Snapstream Contest Details

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Only a week old and here we are having our first contest!!  First off, I would like to thank Snapstream for sponsoring this contest!, without their generous sponsorship this contest to give back to the community would not be possible.  Head on over to this thread for further details on how to enter. Place your entry in this thread.   […]

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16.5GB ‘Mini’ Blu-ray Discs Announced

Measuring in at a teeny 8cm, TDK's 16.5GB BLu-ray discs will be a sure hit in a camcorder or HD audio. Also worth noting, these diminutive discs are larger in capacity then their HD DVD cousins. It sucks getting beat up by a little guy. Nothing much else to see here, smaller Blu-ray discs and thats about it. From the […]

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RCA Akimbo Touts Movielink, Free Upgrade

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A few days ago, we posted about Akimbo partnering with RCA to laucnh a second gen Akimbo IPTV box. For those of you not familiar with the service, Akimbo allows you to d/l TV shows off the net and uses Movielink to download movies. What you might not have caught on the last announcement is that this box is a […]

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HT Guys Podcast # 108

Nothing like finding a new podcast to brighten up one's day. The HT Guys not only have a great podcast, they alos give a great summary for those not wanting to read rather then listen. This week they cover a few news items from the last few days, talk about standard def DVD and a review of the Yamaha RX-V59. […]

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Format Wars: Strange Bedfellows

This article from Home Theater Blog is an almost humorous look at the format wars. As it turns out, there are a lot of companies crossing the line and using each other products. As an example, Samsung's boots have been seen under Toshiba's bed on an almost nightly basis. Some people call this a joint venture, I call it taking […]

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Integra MZA 4.7 Multizone A/V Controller

Integra is set to introduce the MZA 4.7 Multizone A/V Controller to HA enthusiasts everywhere. The MZA is a 8 source 4 Zone controller and can be controlled via PC or an optional keypad. Powerwise you can expect 50 watts per channel with stability down to 4 ohms. Each zone has independent controls including bass treble and volume. From the […]

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Sooloos spreads your music around, for a price

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If you really want to take the work out of audio distribution, take a gander at the Sooloos. Not only do they supply the box, they supply all of your music pre-loaded. This includes albumn art, liner notes, and suscritpions are available to fill the holes in your music collection. Starting prices for this unit is $12,000, but you can […]

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Super Audio CD catalogue tops 4000 titles

If nothing else comes out of the article, it is interesting to note that you will be able to play a SACD in a PS3. Not much else to report excpet for the fact there are now 4000 SACD's available for purchase. From the article: You still might not be able to find them readily in stores, but the SACD […]

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