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Loewe Planus Digital Progessive Scan 16:9 30″ Television

Loewe Planus

“Loewe (pronounced “Looveh”, not “Low”, “Louie” or “Loovee”) is a German company that has been in business since 1923, when it was founded by Dr. Sigmund Loewe, and within 10 years was in regular production of TV sets. They also claim to have produced the world’s first “cassette tape player/recorder in 1951″. No other achievements are listed between 1933 and 1951, which makes one wonder what they did during the war years. Radar?…”

Samsung Tantus SP403JA LCD Rear Projection TV

Samsung Tantus SP403JA LCD Rear Projection TV

“The SP403JA may be the only rear-projection LCD television in the marketplace. It’s certainly the only one I’m aware of. Measured diagonally, its screen is 39 1/2″ or 100 cm, and is 16 x 9 in aspect ratio. This means that with standard 4 x 3 pictures it’s pretty much equivalent to a 27 or 29″ screen, while with letterboxed pictures from DVD it becomes closer to about a 45″ TV, but without the black bars at top and bottom. A bit of a chameleon, this TV…”


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