For the enjoyment of my fellow HTF participants, I present these snippets from the Web site of Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer Amoisonic. They sell their products in the U.S. under a variety of brand names. Receiver (SL16): "Bypass modes for satisfying music fever's needs" "Euphony of boot-strap music" "Perfect protecting of power output, short cut circuit and temperature then notice the user." DVD 8300: "...good compatibility including CD-G, etc, so you can enjoy comfortable Home." DVD 8800: "With popular 48mm slim aluminous panel and excellent design." PRO260 surround speaker set: "Streamline design with piano oil paint of the top cover bottom cover. Leathery decoration which is also absorb the vibration of the speakers. The main speaker has 5 units 3 way design with 2 inside Keldon (woofer). The tweeter is specially disposed to make the sound pure and clear." PS160 bookshelf speaker: "Structure inside like maze to make to make the tractility of bass better."