|I love high end audio and home theater as much as I love computers. The
ultimate goal for any system is the accurate reproduction of picture and
sound. Or rather, to obtain as much accuracy as possible given the budget.
Because let's face it, this can be one incredibly expensive hobby.
I've been watching more and more movies on my computers and have
neglected my home theater in recent years causing it to fall out of
date because of a lack of upgrades. But things are starting to
change with the upgrade to a Samsung LN46A550 46" 1080p LCD
The other components remain the same, i.e. older technology from
a decade ago. Neither the Denon AVR-1602 receiver or Sony DVP-S360
DVD player support HDMI connections or the latest lossless audio
codecs, but I still try to extract the best performance I can. On
the video side, the DVD player is connected directly to the new TV
via component (MIT AVT 3), and on the audio side, it's connected to
the receiver via digital coax (Monster Cable).
The next upgrades should be a Blu-ray player and then a new