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Dorm Room Gear

August 21, 2011 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — Today's dorm rooms are not what they used to be. Instead of cliche animal house frat pads, college kids want rooms filled with sleek electronics.

Josh Davis from Abt Electronics showed ABC7 the latest in high-tech gear for the dorm room.


For snacks:

  • Avanti 1.7 Cu Ft White Compact Undercounter Refrigerator $99

Wirelessly send thousands of records stored in your phone to these speaker systems:

  • Panasonic SCHC25 $88/ B&O BeoSound 8 1290546 $999
  • Airport Express(MB321LLA) Wireless component $99

Slim LCDs twice the size of old tv's but a fraction of the weight with great pictures:

  • 32" LCD Toshiba 32DT2U $288

High-quality speaker system with Alarm clock, web apps and more:

  • iHome IA100 $199

Replace papers and books with a slim touch screen tablet or laptop:

  • iPad2 (MC979LLA - displayed as a station with Apple Keyboard and in Apple case) $499
  • Samsung Series 9 laptop NP900X3AA03 $1,399

Handheld HD Video recording YouTube uploading camcorders with an amazing built-in camera:

  • Sony 8GB Black Bloggie High Definition Touch Camera MHSTS20B $199

Noise-canceling technologies that let you reduce outside volumes and enjoy the music:

  • Beats by Dre Noise Cancelling Headphones BEATSWH $299.95

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