We've chosen a cross-section of some of the best home video devices to round out any home theater.
Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
The Panasonic DMP-BDT230 is a mostly solid Blu-ray player, except it serves up obnoxious ads in its onscreen interface.
Panasonic's SC-BT200 is a 7.1 home theater system with built-in Blu-ray and solid sonics for the price, but it doesn't have the Netflix streaming found on some of its similarly priced competitors.
The Sony BDP-S3200 will play your Blu-rays just fine but it doesn't do enough to embrace streaming media like its competitors.
Panasonic's SC-BT300 is a 7.1 home theater system with built-in Blu-ray and its tall-boy speakers help deliver very good sound quality, but it doesn't have the Netflix streaming found on some of its similarly priced competitors.
The LG BP530 has built-in Wi-Fi and a good selection of apps, but there are just enough quirks to keep it from being a top Blu-ray player pick.
The Sony BDP-S5100 Blu-ray player offers a wealth of services and very good image quality for the money.
Panasonic makes a push for wireless audio with six new home stereos that combine DLNA, Bluetooth, and AirPlay wireless standards for a completely cordless listening experience.
Instead of its usual array of Blu-ray home theater systems, Panasonic is offering three sound bars, two of which can be converted into separate speakers.
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.
Samsung debuted its new flagship home theater system at CES 2013, complete with glowing vacuum tubes, 4K upconversion, and a built-in Blu-ray player.
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