GeffenTV tames your TV’s wild volume swings

Editor’s note: The following article is reprinted from the Today @ PC World blog at PCWorld.com.

Do you find yourself frequently grabbing your remote in order to cope with sudden increases in median volume (which happens all too often with certain ads)? Gefen, which makes a variety of connectivity boxes and gadgets, is introducing what it bills as a remedy to this extremely annoying problem.

The GeffenTV Auto Volume Stabilizer connects to your audio source and speakers (or receiver or flat panel display) via either standard L/R stereo or digital (TOSlink or S/PDIF) inputs and outputs; you use its built-in selector to specify which audio to stabilize). The device also supports Dolby encoded formats for movies and other programs that use them.

The device is due next month for $200. An HDMI version is due later this year.

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