Despite a trim silhouette, this mini CD / amplifier combo is so good that even high-end hi-fi systems risk being KO'd by its talents.
A series of pulse transformers designed to improve the balance of transmitter and receiver circuitry in hi-fi equipment and video games is now available from Newport Components.
If the item is well out of your reach, such as a new computer or piece of hi-fi equipment, why not negotiate a deal with your teen to pay for part of it if they are willing to save up and contribute a certain amount?
The signal-jamming equipment is packed into two wall-mounted boxes the size of small hi-fi speakers.
The EPC is designed to work alongside consumer electronics devices such as big screen TVs and hi-fi speaker rigs, rather than sit in the corner next to a monitor.
The last time I ordered video dubs, I made a point of telling the salesman that the tapes needed to be hi-fi stereo and he was insulted.
Items like TVs, hi-fi systems and DVD players could be tagged using the system so that if they are moved from their normal position the police are alerted.
For example, a firm that produces specialist hi-fi equipment would have difficulty in selling such goods to a mass market due to the highly specialized specifications of the product and the high price at which it is sold.
There might have been a case for this before the days of hi-fi recording, but now we no longer need music for its own sake.
We distributed CDs through reps who called on mom-and-pop hi-fi stores.