Essential HDTV accessories

An HDTV is just a TV with a pretty picture until you add a few important accoutrements. The dozen add-ons shown here will greatly enhance your HDTV watching experience.

Surround-Sound Speaker: Yamaha Digital Sound Projector YSP-900


Since Yamaha's US$700 Digital Sound Projector YSP-900 has only one box, you don't have to string wires around the room. You don't have to turn it on every time you turn on the TV, either: It has a standby mode that uses only 0.1 watt of power. With 21 separate speaker drivers, an internal surround-sound decoding capability, and digital audio inputs (to accept audio output from your TV or cable box), this speaker delivers much improved audio quality (and pretty good surround-sound output). It comes with an Intellibeam module — a small device that automatically calibrates the correct surround-sound levels. Want more bass? You can plug a subwoofer into the YSP-900 — so there's no need to add a home-theatre receiver.

7 of 11
VIEW ALL THUMBNAILS

Comments on this image

There are currently no comments for this image.

Post new comment

Users posting comments agree to the PC World comments policy.

Login or register to link comments to your user profile, or you may also post a comment without being logged in.

Related Slideshows

Most Popular Reviews

Follow Us

Best Deals on GoodGearGuide

Shopping.com

Latest News Articles

Resources

GGG Evaluation Team

Kathy Cassidy

STYLISTIC Q702

First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni

STYLISTIC Q572

For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Steph Mundell

LIFEBOOK UH574

The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

Andrew Mitsi

STYLISTIC Q702

The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

Simon Harriott

STYLISTIC Q702

My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?