Rod Easdown has been writing about home entertainment in Australia’s major newspapers and magazines, and on-line, for 20 years. He’s specialised in cars for even longer. One of the country’s most experienced and respected critics there isn’t much he hasn’t done, from owning one of the first DVD players in the country, imported from the USA at a cost of $1400, to chucking a Ferrari 430 Scuderia around Fiorano, Ferrari’s private test circuit in Maranello. Both were truly scary experiences.