Even with the press stating that Gateway has had some struggles with their work in the home entertainment market, they seem to have some great products out there. Take the AR-230 Home Theater DVD Recorder for instance. TweakNews.net seemed to be pretty impressed all and all with this device and their review seems to reflect that.
With DVD media and player sales booming in recent years, the mighty consumer dollar is telling electronic manufacturers that DVD audio and video is now the controlling standard in the home entertainment market and will remain in control for quite some time. Now don’t get me wrong, VCRs are still very popular due to there cassette legacy, but users are getting tired of the older inferior technology. Let’s just sum it up as saying they are not being kicked out of the market because of their relative bulk and poor audio/visual quality quite yet, but they are certainly being handed their hat.