About Sharp Quattron TVs: “Ooooh, Myyyy!”

3D TV has been the talk of new TV technology lately, but there’s a new 2D technology coming into play, too. You’ve probably seen the great TV commercials featuring George Takei in a white lab coat explaining Sharp’s newest advancement: “Quattron” quad pixel Technology. But what is this crazy “quad-pixel” talk and what’s so different about it?

Normally, televisions display colors using a series of red, green and blue pixels that come together to form a bigger picture. Quattron TVs display these same pictures with yellow added to the palette, which lets you see never-before-seen colors on your TV. These TVs are Energy Star 5.0 compliant, which is the strictest Energy Star level yet. The yellow pixels produce a … Read more...

P.C. Richard & Son’s Pat Dehner Talks Home Theater Systems on Fox News Connecticut

You may have seen Pat Dehner on TV in New York talking about the hottest products from P.C. Richard & Son before. He’s now made his way to Connecticut to talk to our friends at Fox News about how to create and organize your own home theater system! Here is the clip of Pat explaining everything home theater from May 14:

“When it comes to home theater, it’s not just the picture,” Pat explained, “but it’s also the sound.” First, Pat talked about the Sony Blu-Ray Home Theater System with 5.1 surround sound, Blu-Ray player, and 285 watt subwoofer. It comes with 5 speakers: 2 for rear channel, 2 for front channel, and a center channel for the dialogue. The … Read more...

Happy Earth Day! P.C. Richard & Son Green Initiatives and How You Can Help

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is a celebration of environmental protection and inspires awareness to our planet’s health every April 22. Did you know that P.C. Richard & Son promotes recycling, energy-saving appliances and green initiatives all year round? Here are a few ways we help protect the environment and some suggestions on great green products for your home.

What We Do
We here at P.C. Richard & Son deal with a lot of plastic, cardboard and Styrofoam with product packaging. We break down all cardboard boxes that hold all orders we receive and separate it from any plastic and Styrofoam that is also included in the packaging. The plastic and Styrofoam is collected and cardboard grouped into bails to … Read more...

FLO TV: Personal Television on the Go

Do you commute, have small children that need a distraction on long trips or at the grocery store, or need a new device for the gym? Have you heard about FLO TV, the personal, portable TV?

This sleek digital handheld device lets you view TV on the go with a 3.5 inch touchscreen and easy-to-use program guide. With integrated speakers and a built-in adjustable stand its easy to put on the counter while you’re making dinner, on the vanity while you’re getting ready, or at your desk while you’re working. It includes a unique variety of live, simulcast, and time-shifted programming on channels that include ABC Mobile, Adult Swim Channel, CBS Mobile, CNBC, COMEDY CENTRAL, The Disney Channel, ESPN, … Read more...

Sweepstakes of the Century April Giveaway: Win a Houseful of Electronics from Sony!

We’re continuing our celebration of 100 years of P.C. Richard & Son by offering a sweepstakes every month this year. This month, enter to win over $10,000 in Sony electronics for your home, including a slew of TVs, Blu-Ray and DVD players, cameras and camcorders, and more. You could probably open up your own P.C. Richard & Son with all of the stuff you’ll receive!

This contest is open to New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania residents over the age of 18 and the winner will be randomly selected from the entry pool. The lucky winner will receive 12 Sony electronics, amounting to a $10,120.00 value. These electronics include:

  1. One (1) 52” BRAVIA NX800 Series HDTV (KDL52NX800)
  2. One
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The future is here: Samsung launches their first line of 3D TVs

View the 3D TVs we have available:

Samsung 46″ 3D Ready LED 1080p HDTV
Samsung 55″ 3D Ready LED 1080p HDTV

Movies like Avatar and Monsters vs. Aliens have showed us how absorbing a 3D experience can be in a theater. Samsung is bringing this same captivating 3D experience to your home with their new line of 3D LED TVs, complete with Samsung Apps. Following the flat screen revolution, this combination of 3D entertainment and downloadable applications is an impressive next step in the development of television sets.

Similar to the 3D theater experience, these TVs require each viewer to wear a pair of Samsung 3D Active Glasses to experience the 3D content. 3D glasses that you get in the … Read more...