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Sound Bytes: March 2000

B&W’s LM 1 Leisure Monitor

Famed British speaker manufacturer B&W introduced the compact, contemporary looking LM1 Leisure Monitor. Designed by Morten Warren, the ultra-compact two-way stands less than a foot in height on a footprint of 5.5″ x 7.5″ and is available in five high-tech colors, including black, pearl white, silver, burgundy red and turquoise. For more information contact 1-800-370-3740.

Miller & Kreisel Sound’s Furniture-Grade Cabinetry

Miller & Kreisel Sound’s 12 most popular satellite and subwoofer models feature new, furniture-quality cabinets. Combining the elegant look of fine furniture-grade wood with award-winning audio speakers, the speakers are available in both light and dark cherry finishes. For more information contact 310-204-2854 or

Tascam’s CD Player/Auto-Reverse Cassette Deck Combo

Home recording enthusiasts, musicians and DJs in need of high-quality gear fitting their budget and space requirements can pick up Tascam’s CD-A700, a combination CD player and auto-reverse cassette deck. Balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA analog I/O and coaxial (SPDIF) digital output, along with a 12 percent pitch control on both CD and cassette and D-sub 15-pin parallel control I/O makes the CD-A700 very flexible. For more information contact 1-323-726-0303 or

Rotel’s Audiophile DVD Player

Rotel’s RVD-985 DVD-Video/CD player features advanced audio circuitry, Dolby Digital and DTS pass-through capability. The model is designed for consumers who want the convenience of a single component that plays both audio and video discs with the same sonic perfection they expect from a high-end CD player. For more information contact 1-800-370-3741.

PS Audio’s A/V Power Plant Series

Designed to improve both audio and video performance of home theater and A/V systems by generating pure AC line voltage, the PS Audio’s Power Plant Series of audio-video components is impervious to noise, voltage fluctuations and distortions typically present on normal lines. There are four models: P300 powers all low-level products up to 300 watts; P600 handles small to medium-size amps up to 600 watts; P1200 produces 1200 watts of clean, regulated and balanced AC power; and P2000 boosts that to 2000 watts. For more information contact 860-542-1234.

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