Sanyo PLV-Z700 LCD Projector

Sanyo PLV-Z700 LCD Projector

Price: $1995.99 Read the SoundStage! A/V review. The gist: Hits the bull’s eye of a quickly moving target: affordable projectors. Website: www.sanyo.com He said: The Sanyo PLV-Z700 has a great picture, loads of flexibility, deep menus, a bright picture, cannily chosen presets, and zero screen-door effect at any reasonable viewing distance. At $1600 or even $1995.99, the PLV-Z700 is a miracle — a high-quality, high-definition LCD projector capable of offering a huge, bright, clean picture.

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Paradigm Special Edition SE 1 / SE 3 / SE Center / SE Sub Home-Theater Speaker System

Paradigm Special Edition SE 1 / SE 3 / SE Center / SE Sub Home-Theater Speaker System

Price: $3694 Website: www.paradigm.com Aron said: The new Special Edition models not only look and perform much like Paradigm Reference products, but do so at a much lower cost. If you’re looking for a home-theater package that punches way above its competition while offering genuine tastes of high-end sound and looks, then Paradigm’s new SE range deserves a serious look. Read the GoodSound! review. The gist: Reference-class sound at half the price

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Hegel Music Systems H200 Integrated Amplifier

Hegel Music Systems H200 Integrated Amplifier

Price: $4400 Website: www.hegel.com Uday said: The H200 may be new to North America, but Hegel Music Systems has brought to the table a formidable competitor in terms of both performance and price. Being able to perform as well as amps costing much more marks the H200 as a great value — and in these trying economic times, even more of one. Read the SoundStage! review. The gist: From Norway comes competition for the Brystons of the world.

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Shunyata Research Python CX, King Cobra CX, and Anaconda CX Power Cords

Shunyata Research Python CX, King Cobra CX, and Anaconda CX Power Cords

Prices: $1095 per 2m cord (Python CX), $3495 per 2m cord (King Cobra CX), $1995 per 2m cord (Anaconda CX) Website: www.shunyata.com Tim said: Technology aside, I was awestruck at how much more enjoyment I got from my stereo using this latest combination of Shunyata cords, cables, interconnects . . . High-end audio is a threshold of moving expectations. As of now, Shunyata Research has redefined the state of the art of audio power and signal delivery. Read the SoundStage! review. The gist: Shunyata’s snakes strike again!

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