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  1. k-bas hybrid enclosure. Real or Marketing?

    DIY Speakers
    I came across these speakers on Monoprice, and hadnt heard of the design before. "A unique cabinet design and a variety of existing speaker port technologies (acoustic suspension, bass reflex, and transmission line) have been combined in a way that simply defies belief! Low frequency sound...
  2. Wire Marketing - AWG vs. "Gauge"

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    There is a marketing technique that apparently is designed to confuse purchasers of wire. It is concerns cable size listed as "AWG" vs. "Gauge." AWG stands for American Wire Gauge overseen by the American Wire Group. AWG cable sizes are standardized based on current carrying capacity (and...
  3. Marketing research: your input requested.

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    We are thinking of offering an upgrade package for the neptuneEQ, which would include remote capability. Currently there is no video capability, so an "on screen display" is not available. For this reason, an IR remote proves difficult (no user feedback unless it's right in front of you). There...
  4. Outlaw 990: bypass mode just a marketing fluke?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi, This is something what has been bugging me for some time now: Does the bypass option we find on our AV-recievers/processors really keep the signal analog all the way? Or is it just a "marketing way" to tell us that the digital processing of the analog signal is kept to a minimum, that is...
  5. Toshiba deploys new HD-DVD marketing initiatives... No white towel yet!

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    WAYNE, NJ - JANUARY 14TH, 2008 TOSHIBA DEPLOYS NEW HD DVD MARKETING INITIATIVES BASED ON STRONG FOURTH QUARTER UNIT SALES Mass Market Acceptance Confirms that HD DVD is the Consumer's Choice for Next Generation High Def Entertainment Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. (“Toshiba”)...