Introduction guides

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

An Introduction to 4K & 8K

An Introduction to 4K & 8K

TV screens have come a long way since the earliest days of glass, tubes and oversized wooden cabinetry. Nowadays, it’s very easy to get a massive screen that hangs on your wall and protrudes not much further than the light …read more

An Introduction to Dolby Atmos Surround Sound

An Introduction to Dolby Atmos Surround Sound

You may have seen the term ‘Dolby Atmos’, or the generally accepted shortening ‘Atmos’, popping up in adverts for television and home cinema products. If you’re curious about what it is and more importantly what it does, this easy guide …read more

An Introduction to Projectors

An Introduction to Projectors

Once only seen in the most expensive home theatres of the rich and famous, home cinema projectors have steadily become increasingly more affordable, with some cutting edge tech along for the ride. Most of the technology behind how they work …read more

An Introduction to Wireless Headphones

An Introduction to Wireless Headphones

Anyone reading this article is likely to have a pair or two of headphones in their home. Maybe it’s a cherished old pair that’s plugged into your stereo, or a cheap pair of earbuds that came with your last smartphone …read more

An Introduction to 5.1 Speaker Systems

An Introduction to 5.1 Speaker Systems

We’ll be the first to admit that there is a lot of confusing jargon when it comes to home cinema systems. There is also a dizzying amount of new products and technology hitting the market all the time, and it’s …read more

An Introduction to Bluetooth Speakers

An Introduction to Bluetooth Speakers

Bluetooth technology has been around for a long while now (since 1997 to be exact) so many people will have no doubt heard the name. However, we wanted to put together an easy guide to explain how Bluetooth speakers can …read more