Introduction guides

Hi-Res Audio Explained

Hi-Res Audio Explained

If you’ve been in the market for a new bit of entertainment equipment–be it a new disc player, a wireless soundbar, an amplifier or even a TV–you’ve probably seen mention of ‘Hi-Res Audio compatible’ or seen a badge stating the …read more

Hi-Fi explained: Speakers

Hi-Fi explained: Speakers

We’ve previously explained the general science behind the amplifier that sits at the heart of your hi-fi system, as well as the sources that you might plug into it. Now, we focus on the last piece of the puzzle; speakers! …read more

An Introduction to Premium Headphones

An Introduction to Premium Headphones

The current headphone market is more crowded than ever, with a vast array of options, features, designs and finishes. This is great news for music fans as there is quite literally something for every consumer, across a wide range of …read more

An Introduction to OLED and QLED Technology

An Introduction to OLED and QLED Technology

If you’ve been on the market for a TV in the past few years, you’ve definitely come across the acronyms ‘OLED’ and ‘QLED’. Even a passing glance into a shop window or newspaper advertisement has you curious about what it …read more

Hi-Fi explained: Sources

Hi-Fi explained: Sources

We previously looked at how amplifiers work and why they are the first stop in your hi-fi system. Now we’ll have a quick look at some of the most popular sources you can connect up to get your music into …read more

Hi-Fi explained: Amplifiers

Hi-Fi explained: Amplifiers

When you’re looking to build a hi-fi separates system, it all starts with the stereo amplifier (often shortened simply to “amp”). The amp sits at the heart of your system, turning signals from your various sources into rich, beautiful music. …read more

An Introduction to Custom Home Cinema

An Introduction to Custom Home Cinema

Are you a movie fanatic that’s always dreamed of having your own cinema in your home but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you know what you’re after but have some unique obstacles standing in the way of experiencing …read more

An Introduction to HDR

An Introduction to HDR

If you’ve been in the market for a new telly, you’ve likely seen the letters ‘HDR’ floating around. If you want to know a bit more about what HDR can add to your viewing experience, this quick and easy guide …read more