As the number of must-have appliances for your kitchen increase, it's always useful to look at the options that bring multiple cooking techniques together in one unit. The SuperSteam Oven, from Sharp, offers an ideal level of versatility. The designers brought together four cooking methods in the oven, making it easy for you to use whatever option provides you with a fast and healthy meal. The SuperSteam Oven offers steam, convection, microwave, and SuperSteam convection, all in one box. That means that not only can you use it for traditional steaming or even microwaving, you can also use the … Read more
Last year there were a handful of home-theater-in-a-box systems with integrated Blu-ray, but in 2009, it looks as if the feature will be close to standard. Sharp has announced the BD-MPC series of home theater systems that come complete integrated Profile 2.0-compatible Blu-ray players. Not much additional information was released, but here's what we know.
Key features of the Sharp BD-MPC series:5.1 home theater system 720 watts of power Blu-ray player included Profile 2.0 compatible with an Ethernet jack Both models available in the spring with an MSRP of $800
There are two models in … Read more
The prices for 1080p front-projectors have gradually been coming down, and Sharp thinks it has a nice proposition for consumers in its new $3,000 XV-Z15000 projector that arrives in March.
This is a DLP projector that features a single 1080p DLP 0.65" DMD chip from Texas Instruments and what Sharp is calling "an unprecedented 30,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and high brightness in a price-competitive model."
The XV-Z15000 offers a native resolution of 1,920 x 1,080, a 24 Hz film mode, and a six-segment, six-speed color wheel. The press release adds that, &… Read more
In case you didn't know, Sharp makes Aquos Blu-ray players, and it's got two new models lined up for the first half of 2009, the BD-HP22U and BD-HP16U. The major difference between the two is that the BD-HP22U ($299.99)--due to hit stores in May--supports Profile 2.0, also known as BD-Live, and delivers Blu-ray's interactive features through an Ethernet-enabled Internet connection. Meanwhile, the marginally less expensive BD-HP16U ($279.99)--due out in March--does not.
Both models have a new slim, compact design and piano-black finish to match Sharp's Aquos TVs. In terms of specifications, … Read more
Sound bars, which are designed to sit below a flat-panel TV and simulate surround sound from their compact chassis, are all the rage these days. With that in mind, Sharp has introduced two new 2.1-channel sound bars, the HT-SB300 and HT-SB200. The HT-SB200 will be available later this month for $249.99 (MSRP) while the slightly more feature-rich HT-SB300 will arrive in April with an MSRP of $299.99.
Both models are wall-mountable or they can be placed on a TV stand. According to Sharp, they should be paired with TVs 32-inches or larger (preferably with one of its … Read more
CES may be the place to make a big splash with new technology, but it's also a place for manufacturers to announce their standard product lines. Sharp's LC-E67U line of LCDs doesn't offer up anything surprising, although it's worth noting the generous four HDMI inputs. Here are the details.
Key features of the Sharp LC-E67U series:Advanced Super View antireflective screen Four HDMI inputs Two component video inputs Energy Star 3.0 compliant Vyper Drive gaming mode 32- and 40-inch screen sizes
While most of these features are pretty standard, Advanced Super View (ASV) is a … Read more