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Real World Home Theater

The state of today’s home theater technology reminds me of some of those wild, hair-raising late ’60s free-jazz improvisations: everyone going in their own seemingly independent direction, any melody almost impossible to follow, but somehow, everything heads for, and ends, at the right place.

If you start to digest the amazing variety of video and audio encoding formats being pushed for home video, you will certainly come away confused, and the indigestion problems will be long in curing, as will the ensuing headaches.

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