Toshiba SD4109X 6-Disc DVD Player

Toshiba SD4109X 6-Disc DVD Player

“This is the DVD player with both the kitchen sink and the dishwasher. A look at the feature list reveals a plethora of plenitude: 6-disc carousel play, built-in Dolby Digital decoding, 24/96 and HDCD play, Spatializer virtual surround, DTS digital output, and jitter reduction circuitry. And those are just the audio features…”

Fujitsu PDS4211 42 inch Plasma TV and Faroudja DVP-2200 Digital Video Processor

Fujitsu PDS4211 42 in. Plasma TV and Faroudja DVP-2200 Digital Video Processor Television

“Fujitsu has over 300 patents relating to plasma display technology, so they have to be a leader in the field. The PDS4211 is a 16:9 42″ screen in a 3.3″ thick casing that can be mounted on a wall or stand. Resolution is rated at 852 x 480 pixels, not quite HD-capable, but close…”

RCA Video Source Selector

RCA Video Source Selector

“Over the past few years, the number of video sources has multiplied much more quickly than the number of A/V inputs on most televisions. It’s not uncommon for people to have three or more A/V sources: DVD player, VCR, satellite receiver or cable box, maybe a LaserDisc player and videogame console, and, from time to time, a camcorder…”

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