Who invented the first audio recording device that could also play back recorded sound?
A) Alexander Graham Bell (Telephone, 11.8%)|
B) Charles Sumner Tainter (Graphophone; associate of Bell, 2.6%)
C) Guglielmo Marconi (Wireless radio, 3.7%)
D) Émile Berliner (Gramophone, first flat disc recorder, 2.4%)
E) Charles Babbage (Mechanical computer, 1.0%)
F) Albert Einstein (Physicist, 1.2%)
G) Thomas A. Edison (Phonograph, 72.1%)
H) Nikola Tesla (AC power system, 1.7%)
I) Alfred E. Newman (Mad Magazine, 0.6%)
J) Leon Scott (Phonautograph sound visualizer, 2.9%)
Drum roll, please! Remote Central and AVSMARTS.COM are
pleased to announce the following randomly selected winners:
This June we're offering an absolutely fantastic grand prize: the Denon AVR-3300 A/V receiver worth $999 USD! The high-performance AVR-3300 offers superb Dolby Digital, DTS and Dolby Pro Logic decoding with its SHARC 32-bit processor. You'll find plenty of headroom with a full 105 watts of power driven into each of the five amplified channels. Inputs include three optical and one coaxial digital, eight analog audio (including Phono), component video switching, plus five S-Video and composite inputs.
Denon's special dual-surround speaker selector allows you to choose between two pairs of rear channel speakers, depending on the source material. You'll also find 7.1 channel inputs and outputs, 24-bit 96kHz digital audio capabilities, Cinema EQ, Denon's exclusive 5-channel stereo mode, multi-room and multi-source capabilities, deluxe AM/FM tuner, on-screen display, plus a learning remote control with macros. Combine all of this with Denon's legendary audio quality and you've got a great home theater receiver.
(WINNER: R. B. from Tennessee, USA!)
Or, you could win a $99 Crisp Solutions UCommand 515 remote control. The UC515 features a large, backlit LCD touchscreen display with light sensor, macros on any button, control of up to 8 components and much much more! But what's best is that the UCommand is so easy to program - and even easier to use. Be sure to read our full review of this remote for even more in-depth information.
(WINNER: R. M. from California, USA!)
Have children? Then you'll want to take a look at the innovative Fobis Technologies Weemote 2 kids' remote control. The brand new $29 Weemote 2 is an easy-to-use, durable remote designed expressly for children ages 3 to 8 -- it features ten favorite channel macros, parental control, a hidden setup panel and can operate your TV, TV/VCR, cable box, PVR or satellite receiver. But what's more, think of the Weemote as a perfect decoy for your expensive universal! Check our complete review for more information on the original Weemote.
(WINNER: T. O. from Indiana, USA!)
All winners have already been contacted by email and informed of their prizes.
Return to the main contests page...