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Vizio 2009 HDTV Lineup Consists of 31 Models

VF551XVT offers TruLED and Smart Dimming backlighting, 240Hz Smooth Motion technology and five HDMI inputs.

Steve Crowe · June 07, 2009

The Rise and Fall of Tweeter

How executives built a specialty store concept into nearly 200 stores and almost $1B revenues — and then squandered it.

Tom LeBlanc · March 03, 2009

The Rise and Fall of Tweeter

How executives built a specialty store concept into nearly 200 stores and almost $1B revenues — and then squandered it.

Tom LeBlanc · March 02, 2009

Undercover at Monster Mini-Golf: No Confusion Found

Editor and five-year-old daughter find no lingering trademark confusion during trip to company recently sued by Monster Cable.

Jason Knott · February 02, 2009

Terminate HDMI Cables in the Field! AudioQuest Solves HDMI’s Biggest Challenge

Field-terminated HDMI cables? They said it couldn’t be done, but AudioQuest’s solution lets installers run cable now, terminate later, and maintain the integrity of HDMI.

Julie Jacobson · January 25, 2009

10 Failed Electronics Retailers

CE Pro rounds up 10 failed electronics retailers throughout the years.

Steve Crowe · November 12, 2008

How to Feed Cable Through Insulated Walls

It’s not as hard as you think. Here are a few handy techniques.

CE Pro Editors · October 28, 2008

Crestron’s DigitalMedia Switchers Offer Ultimate HDMI/IP Distribution & Control

DM-MD8X8 and DM-MD16X16 switchers fix HDMI problems related to distance, switching lags, HDCP authentication and more. Gig Ethernet switch built in for IP.

Julie Jacobson · August 31, 2008

Planar Reaffirms Satisfaction With Runco Acquisition

Planar has no regrets about last year’s acquisition of Runco International for $37 million, says Scott Hix, VP and GM of the company’s home theater business unit.

Robert Archer · April 28, 2008

Nortek Companies Embrace Digi5 Home-Grown Cat5 Audio Technology

Elan, Linear, Niles, SpeakerCraft and Xantech to develop multiroom-audio products around their own Cat 5-based Digi5 technology.

Julie Jacobson · October 14, 2007