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Best home video products

We've chosen a cross-section of some of the best home video devices to round out any home theater.

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The Audiophiliac

Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB

The Epson 5030UB projector is better then ever, with excellent picture quality for the money and class-leading light output, making it shine in both dark and moderately lit rooms.

By Feb. 14, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Feb. 14, 2014
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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030

The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 offers a decent image and a good mix of features at a low price, but is still bettered by rivals.

By Mar. 7, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Mar. 7, 2014
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Build the ideal home theater with 'The Fix'

Get expert advice on finding the right TV distance, wall-mounting a TV on the cheap, and the top three ways to add audio to your home theater.

By Mar. 10, 2014

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LG LA8600 series

Although its lovely frame is packed with well-executed features, the flagship-priced LG LA8600 series LED LCD TV has the picture of a midrange model.

By Aug. 2, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Aug. 2, 2013
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Microsoft Vista Home Basic

Windows Vista Home Basic is essentially warmed-over Windows XP, Windows XP SP3. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista is stable enough for everyday use.

By Jan. 24, 2007

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jan. 24, 2007
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Viper Home

Due to the lower monthly fees, Viper Home is a more intriguing option than Oplink if you want to add accessories like a camera and a siren. If you don't, stick with iSmartAlarm.

By Nov. 15, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Nov. 15, 2013
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SimpliSafe Home Security

Home security options are evolving rapidly, but SimpliSafe is one of our current favorites. If you want a comprehensive, easy-to-use system that features live monitoring, you'll have a hard time finding a better option at a better price.

By Dec. 9, 2013

4.5 stars Editor's rating Dec. 9, 2013

MSRP: $519.84

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The Fix: Building a home theater

CNET's newest how-to and DIY show features useful tips to easily install your television, get the best sound quality, and select the right screen size.

By Mar. 10, 2014

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Maingear Nomad 17

A hefty investment if nicely configured, the Maingear Nomad 17 delivers for serious gaming, although the look may not be for everyone.

By Nov. 12, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Nov. 12, 2012
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ZTE Nubia 5 (unlocked)

Although it doesn't have LTE, the ZTE Nubia 5's impressive specs and reliable performance make it a great value for an unlocked, high-end phone.

By Oct. 24, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Oct. 24, 2013

MSRP: $449.99