Home cinema

No, it doesn’t involve selling popcorn to strangers off of the street! Home cinema has come to be a catch-all term for a system that plays music and movies with a TV or projector and an external speaker system of some kind, usually surround sound. The whole idea is to recreate as accurately as possible the picture and sound quality of a cinema auditorium. Filmmakers want their work to be showcased in all its glory, with not a line of dialogue missed or a pixel out of place and a home cinema is just the tool for the job – in fact, you’d be surprised at how easy it is to build a seriously impressive sounding system.

Product review: LG OLEDB8 TV range

Product review: LG OLEDB8 TV range

OLED has long been considered king in the world of high-end TVs, scooping up awards year in, year out. With the Samsung QLED screens hot on their tail, OLED manufacturer LG has had to pull out all the stops this …read more

Product review: Yamaha BAR 40 TV soundbar

Product review: Yamaha BAR 40 TV soundbar

Yamaha return with another game-changing soundbar. Way back in 2004, Yamaha brought us something that would change the home cinema landscape forever. You may think I’m being dramatic but with the release of the massively popular YSP-1 digital sound processor, …read more

Product review: Sharp LC32CHG4041K TV

Product review: Sharp LC32CHG4041K TV

TVs have come a long way in recent years and shopping for them can be a daunting process, some of us still require just a basic TV without all the bells and whistles. So if you’re looking for another set, maybe …read more

Product review: Philips OLED803 TV range

Product review: Philips OLED803 TV range

Philips delivers an award-winning OLED set that places them amongst the top TVs in their class… Historically speaking, Philips, the legendary Dutch electronics manufacturer, has always been one of the biggest brands in the business of television manufacturing. Indeed, most …read more

Product review: Sony AF9 TV range

Product review: Sony AF9 TV range

Sony really have pulled out all the stops this year. First with their incredible AF8 and now with the release of the KD55AF9 and KD65AF9 sets with OLED screens. So let’s see what Sony’s latest flagship series has to offer… …read more

Product review: Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

Product review: Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400

The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 is a dedicated 2.1 soundbar, with a wireless subwoofer, MusicCast multiroom compatibility as well Amazon Alexa compatibility. Let’s learn more… Having been the original innovators of soundbars, Yamaha have had plenty of time to refine and adjust their …read more

Product review: LG LK5900PLA TV range

Product review: LG LK5900PLA TV range

Nowadays, TVs are geared towards the world of 4K UHD and all the technology you may need to get everything looking its best in your home environment. But what if you’re just after Full HD? Well, look no further as …read more

Product review: Yamaha RXA680 AV receiver

Product review: Yamaha RXA680 AV receiver

We all want the best of everything, but for plenty of reasons we can’t always have all we want at once. Or at least that’s what we believed before the emergence of Yamaha’s Aventage line of AV receivers. Read on …read more