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Video Players

Nikko R2–D2 DVD Projector Limited Edition

Nikko has launched an improvement over the R2-D2 DVD projector. It now projects a 260″ image onto your screen or wall compared to the 80″. The projector also features 1,800 lumens brightness, 1,800:1 contrast ratio, iPod dock, memory card slot, USB port, integrated surround sound 20W speaker system, FM transmitter, and a Millennium Falcon remote control. Unfortunately you’ll have to dish out about $2,900. But hey it’s alot better than the previous version. [UberGizmo]

Brionvega Alpha LCD / DVD Combo

by Nicole on April 30, 2008

Brionvega Alpha LCD / DVD Combo

Brionvega’s 19-inch Alpha LCD / DVD combo display features a resolution of 1,280 x 1,024, a 4:3 aspect ratio, a digital DVB-T tuner, a 1,200:1 contrast ratio, 350 nits of brightness, five-millisecond response time, 160-degree viewing angles and ports along with a pair of three-watt stereo speakers and an integrated DVD player that supports VCD, SVCD and MP3 discs. Look for this DVD/LCD combo in orange / silver / black for €1,950 ($3,016). [Retrotogo]

Onkyo TX-SR606 AV Receiver

by Johan on April 22, 2008

Onkyo TX-SR606 AV Receiver

Onkyo today announced the new AV Receiver, the TX-SR606, that features four HDMI inputs and 1080i upscaling. Key features of the Onkyo TX-SR606 are:

  • 7.1 channels, 90 watts per channel
  • Four HDMI 1.3 inputs
  • Onboard decoding for Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio
  • 1080i upconversion for analog signals
  • New “music optimizer” software that claims to improve the sound quality of MP3 sources
  • Powered second zone
  • Available in April with a list price of $580

The Onkyo TX-SR606 AV receiver retails for approx. $580. [CNetCrave]

Hanton 4.3-inch in-Car DVD Player

by Nicole on April 22, 2008

Hanton has showcased its in-dash car DVD player called the HT-430 during China Sourcing Fairs at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong. The HT430 features a 4.3-ich 16:9 wide touchscreen, is compatible with DVD/CD/VCD/MP3/MPEG4, has a built-in GPS function, bluetooth, built-in TV and AM/FM radio tuner. No word on pricing or whether it will drop in the States or not. [AVING] Read more

Schaub Lorenz SL-768PD Portable DVD Player

by Johan on April 22, 2008

Schaub Lorenz SL-768PD Portable DVD Player

Schaub Lorenz today introduced its SL-768PDV portable DVD player. This 7 inch player features cheery colors, integrated speakers, an earphone jack and a detachable rechargeable battery. However, there is no pricing info at this time. Stay tuned for more details. [AVING]