Problems with DualDisc format (e.g. Dave Matthews' Band 'Stand Up') on slot-loading Macs
The Universal Music Group has released a slate of High Fidelity Pure Audio Blu-ray discs. Does anyone care?
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Mark Fleischmann's recently revised book, "Practical Home Theater: A Guide to Audio and Video Systems" (268 pages, $19.95) is chock full of useful information.
The Vizio VHT210 sound bar sports an uncommonly compact design and sounds better playing music than the average in its class, but its input options are limited.
The affordable Pioneer DV-588A Super Audio CD/DVD-Audio player offers sound advantages over CD and even plays DivX files.
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Six HDMI inputs, easy iPod connectivity, and sweet sound quality make the Pioneer VSX-1020-K an excellent midrange AV receiver, although it's missing some minor HDMI features.