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Friday, 08 December 2000

Looking for a great audio/video present for that special somone (or for yourself) this holiday season? Here is a list of goodies you'll want.


Audio/Video Gear

Paradigm Cinema Series 5.1 ($712 for 5 speakers and a sub)
- These award winning, palm sized speakers can go anywhere and sound great. Perfect for use in bedroom or small AV systems. Paradigm Cinema speakers are shielded for use with TVs and computer monitors. For more info call (905) 632-0180 or visit thier web site at Paradigm.com

Kenwood 4070 DVD-V and DVD-A ($1,199) - You want DVD-Audio for Christmas? You got it with the Kenwood 4070. It plays DVD-A and DVD-V discs along with many other discs. Note: you do need a receiver or preamp with 6 analog inputs to hear the full effects DVD-A right now. The solution: Kenwood’s matching receiver VR 4090 priced at $1,199. For more info call (310) 639-9000 or visit thier website at KenwoodUSA.com

RBH 12se ($999) - RBH has a new rockin’ sub called the 12se priced at $999 in black or $1,199. Much like Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder the 12se comes in Ebony and or Ivory (they call it pearl) as well as finishes like Zebrawood and Platinum. The RBH 12se has a 300 watt internal amp and a 12 inch metal cone driver. For more info call (801) 543-9000 or visit thier website at RBHsound.com

Meridian 596 DVD ($4,295) - Meridian’s latest DVD-V player hits the market at a price targeted for the high end user who loves music as much as he or she loves film. The new 596 will play every kind of disc from DVD-V to CD to a CDR loaded with MP3s. It won’t play DVD-A discs yet, but you can count on an upgrade path considering Meridian’s founder Bob Stuart wrote the MLP compression code for DVD-A. For more info call (404) 344-7111 or visit thier website at Meridian.co.uk

Lexus SC 430 ($61,295) - For the music lover who has everything comes the new Lexus SC 430 complete with a customized Mark Levinson sound system. Multiple EQ settings and a DSP driven amp, this car stereo system lives up to the legend of Levinson sound. With over 7000 already cars ordered and a limited production run, you may have to get your name on the list right away to even get one of these droptops. For more info call (860) 346-0896 or visit thier website at Madrigal.com

Home Video and Music - Here are the CDs and DVDs you won’t want Santa to forget on the 25th!
DVD

American Beauty - DTS
Boogie Nights, Platinum Edition
This Is Spinal Tap
Jurassic Park - DTS
Fight Club
The Nightmare Before Christmas (DTS)
Airplane!
Men in Black - DTS
Seven - DTS (available 12/19)
Star Wars Trilogy - THX (VHS only)
Music

Jimi Hendrix Experience Box Set
Lenny Kravitz - Greatest Hits
Sting - Brand New Day - DTS
Peter Gabriel - OVO
Papa Roach - Infest
Ween - Chocolate and Cheese
Amel Larrieux - Infinite Possibilities
• Stone Temple Pilots - Core (DVD-A)
• John Lee Hooker - Boom Boom – 24 bit DVD-V
Caravan Cuban - Late Night Sessions







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