01-06-2008 05:27 PM #1
Samsung releases HT-BD2 Blu-ray HTIB system for $1499
HT-BD2 Blu-ray Home Theater-In-a-Box System
A CES 2008 Innovations Honoree and the industry’s first home theater-in-a-box to integrate Blu-ray playback, this comprehensive 7.1-channel Home Theater system delivers 1,100 watts of surround sound and full HD 1080p Blu-ray playback. Consumers will also love its HDMI 1.3 output with CEC and 1080p upconversion of DVDs. With an Ethernet port, consumers are able to receive the latest firmware updates as they become available, making the HT-BD2 a device that evolves with the industry’s latest technologies. This system features an active subwoofer and an expanded center channel, combined with four tower speakers and two satellite rear speakers—all with wireless-ready capability—for theater-like audio output in almost any environment. The HT-BD2 also decodes Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD, Dolby TrueHD, MP3 files and more, bringing high-definition sound no matter the format.
The HT-BD2 is available now.The emergence of a single, high-definition format is cause for consumers, as well as the entire entertainment industry, to celebrate.
--Craig Kornblau, (President, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment), February 19, 2008
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01-06-2008 05:36 PM #2
for that much, id rather buy a standalone player, a receiver, and a decent budget speaker package.In My Dorm Room:
Toshiba Regza 32"
Toshiba A3-HD DVD Player
Logitech z-5500 5.1 Surround Sound
Sony PS3 Slim 120GB
Microsoft Xbox 360 Pro
DVD's - 253
HD DVD's - 32
Bluray's - 3
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