Posts Tagged: review

JVC DLA-RS50/D-ILA X7 Review

JVC DLA-RS50/D-ILA X7 Review

I have the opportunity through the course of my work to see many front projectors. Today the top product I have seen in the under $10k category is the JVC DLA-RS50. This projector is an evolutionary step in performance above the RS25 from last year. This unit adds 3D capability along with 3D image capability. … Read more

Auralex DST-R Diffusive Sound Tile Reflector Review

Auralex DST-R Diffusive Sound Tile Reflector Review

Room acoustical performance is a huge factor in sound reproduction quality. A quality room needs to have a certain reverberation quality and sound should scatter naturally throughout the room. I have been using Auralex DST-R sound tiles in my theater to add diffusion to my dedicated home theater. Most home theaters have bare walls that need acoustic… Read more

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Pioneer Receiver Virtual Surround Back Channel Review

I recently had the opportunity to work on a 5.1 surround system that had a new Pioneer receiver with the virtual surround back channel feature. This feature should simulate the left and right back channels by putting part of the sound in the right and left surround channels and creating a synthetic channel between the left… Read more

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Diskless Netflix On The PS3 Review

I have been using the Neflix streaming video disk in my PS3 since it was available. Accessing streaming video from Netflix on a PS3 requires a minimum subscription level to Netflix and a high speed Internet connection. The previous version that required a disk was useful, but I would frequently have trouble getting HD quality… Read more

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Mitsubishi L75-A91 LaserVue Review

I recently had the opportunity to work on Mitsubishi’s latest LaserVue rear projection HDTV. The set had 4000:1 on/off contrast after calibration along with good color and gamma. Keystone correction is used to correct for the low depth cabinet. The light output was only 21 fL with the more accurate color settings making this set… Read more