Thursday, September 29, 2011

How Infrared (IR) is Used in Controllers

Ever since the first remote controls for televisions came out in the 1950s, mankind has been fascinated with the idea of controlling their television, stereo, VCR, DVD player, and everything else they could without having to get out of their comfortable chairs. Today, we have remote controlled fans, microwaves, lights for our homes, and as soon as somebody figures out how to do it, I'm sure we'll have a
remote controlled device to walk the dog.

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

HDMI & DVI Compatibility (New Article)

HDMI & DVI Compatibility

HDMI is based upon DVI, using the same protocol for transmitting uncompressed video signal. This protocol is called TMDS (Transition Minimized Differential Signaling). What that means for you, as a consumer, is that any device which uses DVI connections can be connected to HDMI connections via a simple adapter. No special electronic wizardry is needed.

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Friday, September 16, 2011

Introducing... The 6 Headed Monster of an MP3 Cable

Introducing the Ultimate "do everything" cable for Portable Audio enthusiasts!

What would you pay for a cable that could connect your iPod/iPhone/iPad/MP3 player/laptop to your car stereo or home stereo? A swiss Army knife of a cable? A very high quality one that sounded great and was made in the USA?!

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

What are All Those Audio/Video Connectors?

Connecting all that stuff together can be a bit daunting. There are so many types of connectors used for audio and video connections today, that just understanding what they are, let alone where they go, can be a bit of a challenge. Well, we're going to try and debunk some of the myth behind all those connectors, letting you know what they really are and what they really do.

Read our new article to have a better understanding of connecting all of those audio/video connectors, see here :