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By Jamie Latshaw LOS ANGELES--Hi-Fi '98 churned out the new, the weird and the wacky in the audio and video world. New product announcements focused mostly around improving CD quality sound, since DVD-audio is far from a reality, and enhancing picture quality for analog TV while offering future HD compatibility. And, of course, there were super high-priced speakers. Many A/V vendors, such as Sharp, Zenith, Pioneer, Runco, AmPro, Faroudja and Vidikron, showed high definition or HD-compatible systems previously seen.. In addition to showing its HD-compatible FD Trinitron Wega TV, Sony debuted two new Videoscope XBR rear-screen projection televisions, shipping this fall, a 53-inch model ($4,999) and a 61-inch

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