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Attended San Diego State University
Lives in San Diego, CA
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The end has come for VHS - move on folks...
After 41 years on the market - The VHS VCR format has finally been retired. It is time to say farewell to a pioneering home entertainment technology.
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Is the color bright enough on your video projector?
The first thing to consider in purchasing a video projector is brightness. However, the stated specifications (using the term Lumens) do not always accurately describe how much light a projector puts out, especially in terms of Color Brightness.
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A Sound Bar System that packs it in...
Nakamichi offers an interesting twist on the sound bar, but is it the right audio solution for your TV viewing experience? Read my review for the details.
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Make sure your TV and Home Theater System is ready for the Olympics!
For two weeks every two years, either the Summer or Winter Olympic Games are held. For 2016, the Summer Games are being held in Rio deJaniero, Brazil. Check out some practical setup tips for the best homebound viewing experience.
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This sound bar may be more expensive than many - but it offers something a little different.
There are sound bars, and then are sound bars with a little extra. Check out Yamaha's YSP-2700 sound bar that incorporates digital sound projection and multi-room audio features.
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Optimize your Blu-ray Disc player audio settings/.
Blu-ray Disc Players provide several audio output setting options. The two most important are the Bitstream and PCM settings. Find out what these settings do.
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Do you have a 4K Ultra HD TV? Whether you do or you don't - you need to know what 4K actually is and how it affects your TV viewing experience.
4K, officially labeled as Ultra HD, refers to one of two high definition resolutions: 3840x2160 pixels or 4096x2160 pixels - Check out the details on what this means for TV viewers.
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Yes - another TV transmission standard is on the way - find out how it may affect you.
Although 4K Ultra HD TVs been with us for a few years now, TV broadcasters still have to catch up - The solution - ATSC 3.0. For all the details, read my report.
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Video projection on a tight budget...
Shop for the best cheap projectors from top manufacturers such as Optoma, LDdirect, ERISAN, ViewSonic and Epson.
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TVs can be dangerous.
When placing a TV on a stand or hanging it on a wall, install it safely by following tips that will prevent it from falling.
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Here is a sound bar with a little something extra...
There are sound bars, and then are sound bars with a little extra. Check out Yamaha's YSP-2700 sound bar that incorporates digital sound projection and multi-room audio features.
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Reporter - Writer
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Reprort/Writer specializing in the consumer electronics and home theater categories.
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  • Freelance Contributor To About.com
    Home Theater Expert, 1998 - present
  • Legend Films
    Assistant Designer/Researcher, 2002 - 2007
  • Best Buy
    Sales, 1999 - 2003
  • Frys Electronics
    Sales/Supervisor, 1997 - 1999
  • Incredible Universe
    Sales/Supervisor, 1995 - 1997
  • Circuit City
    Sales, 1994 - 1995
  • American Film Technologies
    Assistant Desgner/Research/Episode Co-ordinator, 1988 - 1993
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San Diego, CA
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A die hard home theater fan, movie buff, and sci-fi geek
Education
  • San Diego State University
    Psychology/Counseling, 1971 - 1977
  • Chabot College, Hayward, CA
    Humanities, 1968 - 1971
  • Pacific High School, San Leandro, CA
    Electronics, 1965 - 1968
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