The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has announced "updated core characteristics" for 4K Ultra HD TVs – some of which mean existing 4K sets are no longer seemingly up to scratch.
10/07/14 3:08 PM
After wowing audiences in high-end commercial theaters for two years now, Dolby’s Atmos surround-sound technology is making its way into home theaters. Pioneer, Onkyo, Integra, Denon, Marantz and Yamaha have all announced new A/V receivers that support the format, and firmware updates for certain existing receivers will make them Atmos-ready later this year. In addition, Pioneer has announced a new line of Andrew Jones-designed, Atmos-enabled Elite speakers, and Definitive Technology has created a line of add-on Atmos Modules for some of it existing speakers.Read More
27/06/14 1:12 PM
While I consider this really an almost impossible comparison – as both offer entirely different outcomes in my opinion, everyone seems to be wanting to know the pro’s and con’s of a soundbar system. And why wouldn’t they? Potentially a Soundbar has the ability to save you money, messy cables, unwanted speakers, and time setting these up, in comparison to full AV receiver & speaker surround sound system.Read More
27/06/14 11:22 AM
The center-channel speaker doesn’t often get the respect it deserves. To keep it slim enough to fit on a shelf, many manufacturers simply offer two-way center designs, laid out in a horizontal woofer-tweeter-woofer arrangement.
23/06/14 10:02 AM
I remember a conversation I had with a musician colleague about four years ago where I asked if he was planning to buy a Blu-ray player for his home theater. His answer sparked a friendly debate between us. He asserted that physical media was on the way out and that before long; we’d simply stream all that high-def content straight from the Internet.Read More
18/06/14 4:20 PM
Headphones, including earbuds, on-ear headphones, and over-the-ear headphones have exploded in the marketplace during the last few years. It seems that if your company doesn't have some form of headphone in your product portfolio, you just aren't up-to-date with what's happening.
17/06/14 11:23 AM
Hide your subwoofer but not your sound. - A guide to merge the subwoofer with your home decor and yet still get the solid bass for home cinema.Read More
22/05/14 9:07 AM
The top-of-the-line Ultra subwoofers are the ultimate embodiment of SVS's audio passion and design expertise.
19/05/14 12:07 PM
I've seen new receivers that are advertised at 11.2. What are the additional channels used for and are they discrete channels or matrixed?Read More
13/05/14 2:40 PM
Short video explaining how an HDMI signal can be easily sent anywhere in your home using ethernet cable.Read More