All prices in U.S. dollars unless otherwise specified.
Synopsis of Product / Unique Features: Using a patented new design, these ultra-thin 1/4" thick speakers have no moving cones, horns, voice coils, magnets or enclosures. They are capable of a high output and do not require a power supply-- just use your regular speaker cables. They are lightweight and can be hung on the wall or floor mounted, even custom framed to match your decor. Various sizes are available, as well as a matched system for home theater. The series ranges in price from $1800 to $3600 a pair in standard configurations. Rear speakers are $1500 and the center speaker is $700.
Synopsis of Product / Unique Features: Using extruded aluminum as enclosures, the C-Series has a distinctive and stylistic appearances for design conscious home theater enthusiasts. As they are all matched cosmetically as well as tonally, any model within the series can be used together to create a home theater speaker system. Both a subwoofer and rear-channel dipoles are provided with the series.
Genesis Technologies G-928
Synopsis of Product / Unique Features: A servo controlled subwoofer with 1000 watts behind dual 12" metal cone woofers. The G-928 was distinctly designed to perform equally well in high-impact home theaters as well as music systems that demand subtlety and precision. The acoustic power output exceeds larger units since the combined cone area is greater than a 15" woofer.
Availability: March 1999
Synopsis of Product / Unique Features: Remember the quality of the old belt drive turntables? Following the same principles of low resonance, the CDP-2000 Ultra Belt Drive CD player was born. It also includes HDCD circuitry, extending the dynamic range beyond regular CD's.
Synopsis of Product / Unique Features: Introducing a third generation of a DVD / LD combo-player, Pioneer re-establishes the co-existence of the two formats. The DVL-919 provides new video circuitry boosting the performance for DVD with the inclusion of a 10-bit LSI video processor. A new proprietary decoding circuit enables a marked improvement in reading accuracy. SRS TruSurround is employed to facilitate Virtual Dolby Surround for two speaker systems. Like previous models, outputs are provided to ensure both Dolby Digital and DTS playback from either format. The unit incorporates a 24-bit / 96kHz DAC.
Synopsis of Product / Unique Features: Offering both DTS and Dolby Digital processing, this receiver delivers 75 watts (x5). Five video outputs with both S-video and composite out are provided. Five of the audio inputs are digital. A DB25 connection is included for future expandability.
Escient Tunebase 100
Synopsis of Product / Unique Features: An excellent CD management solution. Featuring an intuitive interface which utilizes Java, and the ability to catalog 600 CD's.
Mission 77 Series
Synopsis of Product / Unique Features: Mission introduced a new line of loudspeakers ranging from $400 to $3000 a pair. The line includes three floor standing loudspeakers, two compact monitors, two center channels, dedicated surround speakers and a 100 watt, 10" powered subwoofer.
Sunfire Cinema Ribbons
Synopsis of Product / Unique Features: Utilizing five small ribbon speakers and two side firing mid-range drivers, these tiny bookshelves are a great combination (and leave a very small footprint) with the new 1200 watt, 9" cube smaller True Subwoofer ($895).
Price: $2800 for set of five