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Useful Links

A selection of links to specialized informative sites, audio and video manufacturers websites, and related industry links.


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HT Related Links sorted by category

Links Category Index:

Projection Television

Projection Screens

Direct-view Display Systems

Home Cinema Design

Sound Systems

A/V Cables

Related Industry Links

General Information

Just click on any of the above links to access the respective category.

Projection Television:

 Manufacturers' information Sites:

Philips Research - LCOS Projection Displays

Mitsubishi HT System & LCD Projector - Video Projector Mitsubishi Presentations offers top of the line HT system components, LCD projectors, video projectors, multimedia projectors and DLP Projectors.

Texas Instruments - Digital Light Processing (DLP) Technology

Whatis.com: Micro-electromechanical Systems

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Projection Screens: 

Da-Lite product catalogue

Goo Systems projection screen paints

Stewart Projection screens

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Direct-View Video Display Technologies:

How LCDs Work

Plasma TV Science.org The Science behind Plasma TV & Display Technology: Plasma Television Reviews, Buying Tips and Plasma Screen TV Development.

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HT Design related topics:

Transmission of Sound

Canadian Building Digest-236:  Introduction to Building Acoustics

Home Cinema Seating: HTmarket.com features the best selection of Home Theater seating including Berkline, Palliser, Coaster and more. Customize your seating by choosing fabric and leather options, power recline, and buttkickers.

CinemaSource - All about home theater seating 

The Home Theater Magazine: For articles covering various aspects of audio, video, and room design

Tactile transducers manufactures sites:
Aura Systems Inc.

Guitammer Company Inc.

Clark Synthesis

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HT Sound

Home Acoustics Alliance: Site dedicated to home theater calibration; contains information and a listing to over 600 certified calibrators.

Audio News & Information from AudioWorld: Covering professional audio, high-end and hi-fi audio, home theater, automotive sound, desktop audio, audio networking, MP3 and multi-channel audio.

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HT Cables

Miscellaneous Information:

SCART Plug Pin description

In-Wall home theater wiring:

How to Hide the Wires (Crutchfield Advisor)

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Related Industry links:


AES: Audio Engineering Society
: American National Standards Institute
CEA: Consumer Electronics Association
: Custom Electronic Design & Installation Assoc.
CSI: Construction Specifications Institute

ICIA: International Communications Industries Assoc
IEEE:Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
ISF: Imaging Science Foundation
NECA: National Electrical Contractors Association
NICET: National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies
NSCA: National Systems Contractors Association
PARA: Professional Audio/Video Retailers Association
SAC: Synergetic Audio Concepts (Syn-Aud-Con)
SID: Society for Information Display
SMPTE: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Technical Library



Audio Video Interiors
AV Video
Church Production Magazine
Construction Specifier
Sound & Video Contractor Magazine
HT Magazine
Widescreen Review

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General Information Sites:

Big Picture Big SoundBig Picture Big Sound -  Features news, how-to articles, equipment reviews and trade show reports, plus movie reviews of the latest films in theater and on DVD.

3Dlens.com - Fresnel lens, Polarizer
Buy fresnel lens, polarizer, infrared fresnel lens, OHP fresnel lens at low wholesale price.

Early Cinema Timeline

Theater Tour: Photographs & history of Los Angeles movie palaces

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