Top 10 Best Surround Sound Systems 2012

Top 10 Best Surround Sound Systems 2012

1. Onkyo 5.1-Channel Home Theater Package 6. Yamaha Complete 5.1-Channel System
2. Panasonic 3D Blu-Ray 5.1 Surround Sound 7. LG 1000W 3D Blu-ray Theater System
3. Samsung 5.1 Channel 3D Blu-ray 8. Boston Acoustics Compact Home Theater
4. Bose® CineMate® Series II Digital 9. Sony HTSS380 3D Home Theater System
5. Sony BRAVIA Home Theater System 10. RCA 300W Blu-ray Home Theater System

1. Onkyo HT-S3500 5.1-Channel Home Theater Speaker/Receiver Package

List Price: $399.00
Price: $268.00
You Save: $131.00 (33%)

  • 4 HDMI Inputs and 1 output with support for 3D and Audio Return Channel
  • WRAT Amplifier Technology,2-Year Warranty
  • Direct Digital Connection of iPod®/iPhone® via Front USB Port
  • Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Easy Settings Change with On Screen Display via HDMI

Welcome to Immersive, Affordable and Complete Home Theater. For small- to medium-sized rooms, you can’t go past the well-balanced and affordable HT-S3500 home theater package. Newly equipped with Onkyo’s WRAT (Wide Range Amplifier Technology), the AVR and six-speaker set will surprise and delight with audio performance you would expect from a more expensive system. The package is easy to set up right out of the box, thanks to the intuitive HDMI®-overlaid On-Screen Display and wall-mountable speakers. Four HDMI inputs provide connectivity for BD players and gaming consoles, and there’s an Audio Return Channel to send TV audio through the receiver. Plug your iPod®/iPhone® into the front-panel USB and enjoy clear, powerful sound with an inbuilt optimizer enhancing the quality of compressed digital music. The AVR decodes Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio™, and is ready for 3D games and movies. Perfect for replacing an aging system, or for your first foray into the world of home theater, the package is rounded out with a subwoofer to boost bottom-end sound.Power Output Front: 110W/Channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 1%, 1 channel driven, FTC), Center: 110W (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 1%, 1 channel driven, FTC), Surround L/R: 110W/Channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 1%, 1 channel driven, FTC).Power Requirements: AC 120 V, 60Hz.What’s in the box: Onkyo HT-S3500 Home Theater Package, Remote Control, 2 x Front Speakers, Center Speaker, 2 x Surround Speakers, Subwoofer and 2-Year Warranty.

2. Panasonic SC-BTT490 3D Blu-Ray Disc 5.1 Surround Sound Home Theater System

Price: $389.00

  • Stainless Mesh Front Tallboy Speakers
  • Wi-Fi Built-In, Universal iPod Dock
  • HDMI Input x2/ x1Output

Panasonic Blu-ray Disc home theaters have been developed under the concept of reproducing an ideal theater-like surround sound environment. The SC-BTT490 employs advanced technologies to reproduce clearer, enhanced theater-like surround sound to skillfully match high-quality 3D imagery. It features a down firing subwoofer and Full HD 3D Blu-ray Disc playback. The integration of smart networking functions including Smartphone remote control, DLNA, Wireless LAN, digital music connection for iPod/iPhone and VIERA Connect complements traditional home entertainment for an enriched, user-friendly audio/video experience. The BTT490 is equipped with two HDMI inputs in addition to one HDMI output for gaming consoles and set-top box connections and allows signals from connected devices to pass through the unit even when the home theater system is turned off.

3. Samsung HT-E5500W HTIB 5.1 Channel 3D Blu-ray 1000-Watt Home Theater System

Price: $375.79

  • 1000 Watts
  • 3D Blu-ray
  • Built-in Wifi
  • Wireless rear speakers
  • Web broswer

With the power of this 5.1 channel, 1000-watt home theater, you can also enjoy Samsung’s crystal amp plus technology. With crystal amp plus, HD quality sound is added to your 3D experience, filtering sound sources twice to minimize distortion and produce crystal-clear sound. Built-in WiFi allows you to browse the web right on the big screen without a wired connection. Wireless rear speakers are also included.

4. Bose® CineMate® Series II Digital Home Theater Speaker System

Price: $599.00

A 2.1-channel home theater speaker system with redesigned Articulated Array® speakers and improved digital acoustic performance

  • Designed for use with your TV
  • Sleek, four-button remote controls CineMate system
  • Simplified setup, with only a few connections to make

The Bose® CineMate II speaker system provides high-quality home theater sound to get more from your HDTV experience. Just two compact speakers and a hideaway Acoustimass® module deliver sweeping cinematic sound that puts you in the middle of your movies, games and sports. Proprietary TrueSpace® technology enables this immersive performance–without immersing you in equipment. There are no rear or center speakers, eliminating much of the wiring of traditional 5-speaker systems. Just connect the system right to your TV and control basic functions with a simple four-button remote.

5. Sony BRAVIA DAV-DZ170 Home Theater System

List Price: $249.99
Price: $198.00
You Save: $51.99 (21%)

  • 1000 watts of 5.1-channel surround sound
  • DVD upscaling to near-HD picture quality via HDMI
  • BRAVIA Sync controls compatible devices with just one remote
  • Digital Cinema Audio Calibration for quick speaker set-up
  • Easy Setup Disc is included to guide you through the setup process
  • 1000 watt (167×5+165 3ohm, 1kHz, 10%THD) 5.1 channel surround sound
  • BRAVIA Sync controls compatible devices w/ one remote2
  • DVD upscaling to near HD picture quality via HDMI 1
  • Easy Set-up Disc is included to guide you through the set-up process

Add the cinematic thrill of surround sound to your TV viewing experience with this 5.1-channel BRAVIA theater system. Fusing style with performance, this 5.1-channel surround sound system features a built-in DVD player and 1000 watts of home theater power. You can also connect your iPod or other digital music player via the front USB port. In addition to Digital Cinema Auto Calibration which optimizes speaker placement in just 30 seconds, you can use the HDMI interface to upscale your DVD media to near-1080p quality.

6. Yamaha YHT-695BL Complete 5.1-Channel Home Theater System

List Price: $699.95
Price: $449.95
You Save: $250.00 (36%)

  • Automatic Speaker setup with YPAO optimization.
  • Front panel USB
  • Compressed Music Enhancer improves playback of your digital music library
  • Includes a RX-V471BL AV Receiver and NS-AP6500BL speaker package with 10″ 100W sub

The Yamaha YHT-695BL is a powerful system for use with Blu-ray players and flat panel displays, featuring a 105W 5-channel AV Receiver with HD Audio decoding, 1080p-compatible HDMI with 3D and Audio Return Channel. iPod/iPhone and Bluetooth compatibility, 4 SCENE buttons for easy control with 5-channel speaker package and 10″ 100W Subwoofer.

7. LG BH6820SW 1000W 3D Blu-ray Home Theater System with Smart TV and Wireless Rear Speakers

Price: $318.00

  • LG Smart TV offers a revolutionary, easy way to access limitless content, thousands of movies, customizable apps, and view video from the web all set up in a simple to use interface.
  • Installation placement is simple and speaker wire management is reduced with the wireless rear speakers.
  • Cut loose from messy wires. Integrated Wi-Fi connectivity allows you take advantage of Internet Entertainment Access from any available Wi-Fi connection, anywhere in its range.

What good is all the entertainment in the world if you can’t find what you want quickly and easily? An intuitive, easy way to access limitless content, thousands of movies, customizable apps, and videos all organized in a simple to use interface. The LG Smart TV experience: the next generation in entertainment. With Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D you can enjoy all the latest movies in full 1080p picture resolution. Perfect for playing all your 3D or 2D Blu-ray and DVD movies. Better yet, our line of Blu-ray Disc Players upscales existing DVDs to near HD quality. Less clutter. More possibilities. Cut loose from messy wires. Integrated Wi-Fi Connectivity allows you to take advantage of Internet Entertainment Access from any available Wi-Fi connection, anywhere in its range.

8. Boston Acoustics SNDWRESHTSB Compact Home Theater System – High Gloss Finish (Black)

List Price: $799.99
Price: $299.88
You Save: $500.11 (63%)

  • Small speakers provide big, high-performance sound
  • BassTrac circuitry for deep, powerful, room-filling bass
  • Included wall brackets can be positioned at almost any angle
  • Durable high-gloss feature for a modern look
  • Easy-guide wire channels for fast hook-up

Get powerful, room-filling sound from a compact package with the Boston Acoustics SoundWare S Home Theater Speakers. This 5.1 surround sound system includes five two-way satellite speakers and a high-performance subwoofer that let you take advantage of high-definition movie soundtracks and music. You’ll enjoy clear highs and deep, satisfying bass in a small, stylish package that suits any space.

The SoundWare S Home Theater System is a compact 5.1 speaker package that brings a new level of style and substance to the fast-growing surround sound home entertainment category. The speaker system provides rich, room-filling surround sound, while complementing virtually any décor in a stylish yet subtle manner. The system’s five compact, high gloss SoundWare S satellites are real two-way speakers, each features a high-performance 3 1/2-inch (89mm) woofer and a 3/4-inch (19mm) tweeter. The contoured-rectangle subwoofer features a 200-watt (300watts peak) amplifier and 10-inch (254mm) DCD driver. Wall brackets are included for easy installation of all five satellite speakers. To create a complete home theater system, use the SoundWare S Home Theater Speakers with an AV receiver, Blu-ray or DVD Player, and your TV.

9. Sony HTSS380 3D Home Theater System

List Price: $349.99
Price: $249.00
You Save: $100.99 (29%)

  • 1000 watt 5.1 channel surround sound (167 W x5 + 165 W)
  • Three HDMI inputs: single-cable High-Definition AV connections
  • HDMI Repeater with 3D pass-through
  • iPod/iPhone dock1 for video, music and photos
  • BRAVIA Widget unified on-screen interface

Complete your entertainment with 5.1 channels of audio and included iPod/iPhone dock1. Sony’s HT-SS380 system delivers a soul-satisfying 1000 Watts of power5. You’re ready for the future with connections for three HDMI sources including 3D pass-through and Audio Return Channel3. The system even matches the design of BRAVIA televisions and Sony BD players.

10. RCA RTB1016 300W Blu-ray Home Theater System

List Price: $199.99
Price: $172.90
You Save: $27.09 (14%)

  • Blu-ray player – Blu-ray Disc playback in 1080p
  • Stream Netflix movies and Listen to Pandora Internet Radio
  • 300 watts total power with AUX audio input and analog video outputs
  • BD-Live – profile 2.0 enables additional content via internet connection
  • HDMI output – HDMI V1.3 outputting 1080p video

Indulge in the wonders of home entertainment in Blu-ray technology with the RCA RTB1016 Blu-ray Home Theater System. Enjoy watching your favorite movies from your HDTV, Satellite, or Cable Box in 1080p resolution. This RCA home theater can accommodate straming services, such as Netflix, Pandora Internet Radio, and more. It features Ethernet, USB ports, HDMI connectivity, and BD-Live, which provide system flexibility and an enhanced multimedia experience. Journey into immersive multimedia with the RCA RTB1016 Blu-ray Home Theater System.

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Copyright David Masters 2012


Top 10 Best Juicers September 2012

Top 10 Best Juicers September 2012

Save money, support better health and longevity by juicing

1. Breville BJE200XL 700-Watt Compact 6. Jack Lalanne PJP Power Juicer Pro
2. Hamilton Beach Big Mouth Extractor 67650 7. Waring JEX328 Health Juice Extractor
3. Black & Decker JE2200B 400-Watt Extractor 8. Hurom Slow Juicer Model HU-100S
4. Omega J8006 Nutrition Center 9. Jay Kordich PGP001 Juice for Life Juicer
5. Cuisinart CJE-1000 1000-Watt 5-Speed 10. Juiceman JM1000M Juiceman Express

1. Breville BJE200XL 700-Watt Compact Juice Fountain

List Price: $130.00
Price: $99.99
You Save: $30.01 (23%)

  • Heavy-duty compact juice fountain with centered knife blade assembly
  • 700-watt motor operates at 14,000 RPM for maximum extraction
  • Extra-large 3-inch centered feed tube; stainless-steel micro-mesh filter
  • Dishwasher-safe parts; custom cleaning brush included
  • Measures 9-1/2 by 8-3/4 by 16 inches; 1-year limited warranty

The Breville Juice Fountain Compact has a patented 3 inch centered feed tube which juices whole fruit without cutting. The easy clean central pulp container juices 1.5 quarts before it needs to be emptied. With a 750 watt motor it has a heavy duty performance. It also has a unique Cyclonic Juicing System which operates at 14,000 RPM to maximize extraction.

2. Hamilton Beach Big Mouth Juice Extractor 67650

List Price: $74.99
Price: $59.00
You Save: $15.99 (21%)

  • Fits whole foods – for less pre-cutting
  • Easy to assemble and store
  • Powerful 800 Watt motor
  • Dishwasher safe parts
  • Includes recipes, tips and juicing cup
  • Extra-large pulp bin lets you juice longer – use pulp in recipes or for composting

Big Mouth Pro Juice Extractor has extra large capacity feed chute , and strong die cast metal clips for professional style processing whole fruits & vegetables. Has super powerful 800 Watt motor for smooth, easy juice extraction, large dishwasher safe pulp bin . Stainless steel juice strainer. Juice cup included .Yields up to 24% more apple juice than a leading competitor.

3. Black & Decker JE2200B 400-Watt Fruit and Vegetable Juice Extractor with Custom Juice Cup

List Price: $39.99
Price: $34.92
You Save: $5.07 (13%)

  • 400 watts of power plus a stainless steel cutter and strainer juices all your favorite fruits and vegetables with ease
  • Large, integrated pulp container reduces space taken on counter
  • Custom juice cup makes measuring, pouring and serving easy
  • Dishwasher-safe parts make cleanup a breeze
  • Measures 13 by 9 by 9-inch; 2-year limited warranty

Skip the juice bar and get all your favorite fresh juices right from your counter. With 400 watts of power and a stainless steel cutter and strainer, you can juice all your favorite fruits and vegetables. The large, integrated pulp container takes up less counter space, while a custom juice cup mades serving easy. All this, plus slip-resistant feet and dishwasher-safe parts that made cleanup a snap.

4. Omega J8006 Nutrition Center Commercial Masticating Juicer, Black and Chrome

List Price: $390.00
Price: $292.37
You Save: $97.63 (25%)

  • Easy-to-use masticating juicer with powerful commercial motor
  • Low speed of 80 RPMs; no foaming, clogging, or heat build-up
  • High juice yield; auto pulp-ejection function for continuous juicing
  • Dual-stage juicing system; quiet operation; UL- and cUL-approved
  • Measures 14-1/2 by 6-1/2 by 15-1/2 inches; 15-year warranty

Omega’s 8006 Nutrition Center has an exclusive “dual stage” masticating extraction method. It has a low rotation speed of 80 RPM’s and continuous juicing with automatic pulp ejection. High juice yield with very dry pulp and with less foaming than other double gear juicers. This unit is engineered for quiet operation and long life and with heavy duty commercial construction.

5. Cuisinart CJE-1000 1000-Watt 5-Speed Juice Extractor

List Price: $270.00
Price: $149.00
You Save: $121.00 (45%)

  • 1000-watt 5-speed juice extractor with large 3-inch feeding chute
  • Control dial with blue LED light ring; anti-drip adjustable flow spout; easy unlock and lift system
  • Foam-reducing filter basket; die-cast and stainless-steel housing; dishwasher-safe parts
  • Includes 2-liter pulp container, 1-quart juice pitcher, and cleaning brush
  • Measures approximately 15-2/5 by 11-4/5 by 19 inches

It’s never been easier to create fresh, nutritious fruit and vegetables juices at home. The Cuisinart Juice Extractor features a 3″ feed tube that easily handles whole fruits and vegetables. The adjustable flow spout eliminates drips and spills for clean countertops, and the 5-speed control dial is easy to operate. The specially designed filter basket reduces foam, and the units is so quiet, you won’t wake the family while you’re making juice for breakfast!

6. Jack Lalanne PJP Power Juicer Pro Stainless-Steel Electric Juicer

List Price: $169.99
Price: $145.53
You Save: $24.46 (14%)

  • Stainless-steel electric juicer produces fresh juice quickly and easily
  • Extra-large round chute; stainless-steel blade and mesh filter
  • Whisper-quiet 3,600 RPM motor; patented extraction technology
  • Large-capacity pulp collector; non-drip spout; dishwasher-safe parts
  • Measures approximately 18 by 12 by 17 inches; limited lifetime motor warranty

Lalanne has redesigned its best selling juicer with a new, sleek stainless steel finish and some great new features, such as a non-drip spout and stainless steel mesh filter. The Power Juicer Pro can deliver a powerful 3,600 RPM juicing punch packed with essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients thats sure to please even the pickiest taste buds. A high performance motor with special extraction technology sees to it.

7. Waring JEX328 Health Juice Extractor

List Price: $100.00
Price: $59.95
You Save: $40.05 (40%)

  • Juicer provides healthful way to eat fruits and vegetables
  • High-speed 400-watt motor
  • Brushed stainless-steel housing eliminates stains
  • Compact strainer, pulp collector, lid, and juice collector are all dishwasher-safe
  • Five-year limited warranty on the motor, one-year limited appliance warranty

Juicing is a healthful way to eat fruits and veggies, and the Waring Juice Extractor takes juicing to the next level. A high-speed 400-watt motor makes the extraction process efficient, and makers of carrot juice will especially appreciate the brushed stainless-steel housing–the extractor won’t turn orange with age.

The Waring Pro® Juice Extractor lets you get the most out of your favorite fruits and vegetables. Ideal for today”s fast and healthy lifestyles, the Juice Extractor is engineered to make the process easy. More juice is extracted from less produce, leaving only dry pulp in the Pulp Collector. That means no mess while processing, and quick and easy cleanups. An extra wide feed tube minimizes preparation time, and the convenient ON/OFF toggle switch is simple to use. The efficient metal design has fewer parts to clean, is easy to assemble, and makes this attractive machine a pleasure to own and operate. Drink to your good health, with Waring.

8. Hurom Slow Juicer Model HU-100S New Silver with Cookbook

List Price: $400.00
Price: $358.95
You Save: $41.05 (10%)

  • Easy to use and easy to clean with minimal parts and no sharp blades
  • Compact, lightweight, and silent
  • Energy-efficient: Uses only 150 W of energy
  • Durable: Motor comes with a strong 10 year warranty
  • Includes “100 Gourmet Recipes for the Slow Juicer” recipe book, a $14.99 value!

The HUROM® Slow Juicer works like a mortar and pestle, “cold-pressing” and squeezing the food to retain vitamins and enzymes. You get a lot more juice, drier pulp, and more vitamins than with other juicers. The HUROM® juicer also does wheatgrass, leafy greens, soymilk, and nuts, which you can’t do in any high-speed juicer. 1. More Juice: You get more juice out of the HUROM® due to its patented dualstage “slow juice” technology that works like a mortar and pestle. “Slow Juice” only refers to the slow rotation, but juice comes out fast. 2. More Vitamins: Proven to keep more vitamins and minerals intact with HUROM® than high-speed juicers because there is no heat and less friction/damage during the juicing process, and also minimizes damage to live enzymes. Tests are FDA and USDA backed. 3. More Value: HUROM® is an energy-efficient gourmet machine that juices fruits, vegetables, leafy greens, wheatgrass, nuts, and soy. You can make everything from juices, soymilks, nut milks, cocktails, sauces, marinades, baby food, and ice creams- even make delicious dishes using the pulp. Easy to use and easy to clean with minimal parts and no sharp blades. Compact, lightweight, and silent. Energy-efficient: Uses only 150 W of energy. Durable: Motor comes with a strong 10 year warranty. Basic Juicing Tips The HUROM® Slow Juicer works differently from other kinds of juicers, so it has different usage instructions. The manual and DVD included with each unit has very clear instructions, so make sure to remind the customer to read it before use. Cut food items into pieces no larger than 2 inches for optimal extraction. Simply put, the smaller the food, the more juice you will get. Do not input frozen fruit or ice. Drop food into feeding tube. Do not push or force down. The pusher provided is only to use if food becomes stuck. Insert food at a slow pace, allowing all the pulp to extract. For maximum efficiency, do not overcrowd or rush.

9. Jay Kordich PGP001 Juice for Life PowerGrind Pro Power Juicer

Price: $349.95

  • Revolutionary new hybrid technology; four international patents
  • Delivers 85% more juice and nutrients, stretching your Food Dollar
  • Super quiet but powerful induction motor, Lifetime guarantee; 3-year manufacturer Warranty on parts
  • Makes soy and almond milk; perfect for making leafy green juices
  • Patented double feed chute; extra-large detachable pulp basket

The Jay Kordich PowerGrind Pro revolutionizes juicing! Its patented new technology delivers more juice and nutrients per ounce of produce, stretching your food dollar. It’s a hybrid, using both extracting and grinding to deliver the best of both types of juicers. Delivers ease of use and speed of an extractor combined with the juice volume and juice quality of a grinder. Jay Kordich says, “I’m very excited to offer you my brand new juicer, The Jay Kordich PowerGrind Pro. In all my years of teaching people about the power of fresh fruit and vegetable juices, this is the first time I’ve ever put my own name on any juicer”.

Jay’s 60 years of experience in sales and service of juicers has enabled him to create this superior juicer, better than any other on the market. The PowerGrind Pro uses a revolutionary 2-step process that both extracts and grinds for best results. Combined with its powerful low RPM motor, it gives you more nutrients and juice, delicious pulp-free concentrated nutrition, greater value from your food dollar, and it easily juices leafy green vegetables and Wheat grass. Unlike other juicers on the market, it even makes Almond, Soy and Rice milk.

Unleash the healing power of live fruits and vegetables! Juicing live foods can help you lower cholesterol, lose weight, prevent cancer & strokes, unclog arteries, repair harm done by poor health habits, and prolong life and give you lasting vitality.

10. Juiceman JM1000M Juiceman Express Junior Silver Metallic Juice Extractor and Food Processor

List Price: $129.99
Price: $83.99
You Save: $46.00 (35%)

  • Combination juice extractor and food processor with 9 cup workbowl and 3-inch wide mouth feed chute minimizes precutting
  • High and low speed control plus perfect prep pulse control with 450 watts of power
  • Stainless steel cutting assemblies with titanium coating for added performance and durability
  • Dishwasher-safe accessories plus cleaning brush and over 50 recipes included in bonus recipe book
  • Measures 18 by 18 by 9 inches; 2-year limited warranty

A nice addition to any healthy kitchen, this fruits-and-vegetables electric juicer produces fresh juice with a simple push of a button. Just place a glass or pitcher under the spout, insert fruit or vegetables into the large 3-inch wide-mouth feed chute (cutting over-sized items into smaller pieces if necessary), and gently and slowly press down using the included pusher. The machine accommodates anything from pineapple, melon, apples, oranges, and grapes to tomatoes, celery stalks, cucumbers, and carrots. The unit comes equipped with a powerful 450-watt motor, which propels its heavy-duty blade for maximum juice extraction in a minimal amount of time. Choose from two speed settings–low or high, or push the Perfect Prep button for precise control over the consistency. Even more, the multifunctional juice extractor can be used as a food processor thanks to the included extra-large 9-cup work bowl. Other highlights include an extra-large 54-ounce pulp container, a wipe-clean user-friendly control panel, four feet for stability, and dishwasher-safe parts for quick cleanup. The multifunctional juicer measures approximately 8-2/3 by 17-2/3 by 18 inches.

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Copyright 2012 David Masters