Pioneer Elite PRO-1000HD PureVision Plasma Display, $17,500 SRP, shipping in October direct to dealers. Selling points: Pioneer's third-generation plasma display is 60 percent brighter than the previous model. The 50-inch, 16:9 screen has native HD resolution (1280 x 768) and a 160-degree viewing angle. The display converts NTSC signals to 480p and uses 3:2 pulldown on film-based sources. It weighs in at 102.5 pounds and is just over four inches deep. Call (310) 952-2000 or visit Yamaha RAV-2000 Touchpad Remote Control, $499 SRP, now shipping. Selling points: The RAV-2000 has a backlit LCD touchscreen with 320 x 240 resolution and

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