New Products
January 1, 2006

Philips Portable DVD Player (PET320). Available now for $129 SRP. It may look like a portable CD player but this unit is also a portable DVD player with a 3.5-inch LCD screen built-in. All the controls are on the top of the unit, under the screen. Call (808) 744-5477 or visit Definitive Technology's ProCinema 800 system. The satellites for this new system have built-in pressure-coupled planar medite passive radiators. Definitive claims these extend the low frequency response as well as deliver improved linearity, better transient response and lower distortion. Other advancements include BDSS, a patent-pending driver technology that couples a balanced

Proton Re-enters LCD TV Market
April 21, 2005

Proton will begin selling 32-inch and 37-inch LCD televisions in the U.S., Canada and Mexico starting this summer, according to the company. Known for its CRT televisions, Proton is now working with Brix Lab on a new line of LCD TVs that will be available exclusively through the Brix Lab distribution channel. Brix Lab is already the exclusive distributor for Proton-branded television products in North America, and is responsible for all sales and marketing activities for Proton in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Proton televisions will be available at retailers that cater to home theater enthusiasts and audiophiles, according to a Brix statement. "We are pleased

Car Electronics at CES
February 1, 2004

Mobile entertainment comes into its own By Ivan Berger As many electronics devices as there are in modern cars, there's always room for more, and a few hundred exhibitors at CES showed their ideas of what they should be. Most of the new gear was still audio and video, of course, but there were some interesting new technologies. Digital radio was no surprise—not just from the XM and Sirius satellites, but now from terrestrial FM and AM stations carrying HD Radio at last. Fewer than 100 stations were on the air with it during CES, but HD signals should reach about 65 percent of

Editorial Index
January 1, 2001

Company Web Site Page# 2Wire 58 3Com 32, 58 54 AMD 58 Audiovox 32, 64 B&W 52, 73 Belkin Components 32, 70 Buy Link 54 Canon 16 Channel Master 71 Cidco 72 Cisco Systems 58 CMC Magnetics Corp. 72 CMi Worldwide 40, 76 Cobra 16, 64, 66 Compaq 60, 58 Computer Expressions 70 Conexant 58 Creative 50 DataPlay 67 Denon 38 Dirt Devil 77 EnGenius 62 Epoch 36 Ericsson 64 EspriTV, Inc. 40 Fujitsu 36, 67 Harmon-Kardon <a href=""

Statistical Survey & Report (Televisions)
August 1, 2000

† Share estimates based on individual manufacturers' "best guess" of the market **Retail outlet market share estimates based on larger sample size than in previous years. Note: All numbers have been rounded. Because of rounding, total may not equal 100 percent. HDTVs (Includes HD-Ready Sets) 1999 Brand Share Estimates†       1999 Brand 1999 1998 vs. 1998 Mitsubishi 42.50% 78.00% -45.51% Toshiba 15.5 0 NA Panasonic 15 20 -25 Pioneer 8.2 0 NA RCA/ProScan 4 0 NA

April 1, 2000

By Janet Pinkerton I was going to write this column for a Web-zine called "Skirt." But after marking my seven-year anniversary at Dealerscope, I decided to let you have it. Yesterday, at this writing, was March 15, the date I drove an hour and a half through the aftermath of the first big blizzard of 1993 to arrive at Dealerscope for my first day of work. I and another newly hired associate editor were the only people on the Dealerscope staff to make it in. Everyone else had wisely stayed home. Thus began my Dealerscope odyssey. Milestones I remember: • My first major