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: Denon DHTS316 TV soundbar

Product review: Denon DHTS316 TV soundbar

Denon’s latest soundbar looks to offer big sound while being easy on the wallet. The demand for TVs to be as thin as possible in recent years has meant little-to-no room available for proper speakers. This lack of decent built-in …read more

Product review: Sony VPLVW270ES projector

Product review: Sony VPLVW270ES projector

When it comes to projectors, there is a great deal of choice available, ranging in price from the very cheap and cheerful to the astronomically absurd. On top of that, if you’re looking at 4K UHD you have to navigate the …read more

Product review: Bluesound Pulse soundbar 2i

Product review: Bluesound Pulse soundbar 2i

Looking for a great home cinematic experience but don’t want to compromise on stereo audio performance? The Pulse Soundbar 2i may be the device for you. So does it live up to the feature-packed specification list? Join us as we …read more

Product video: Sonos Beam Smart TV soundbar

Product video: Sonos Beam Smart TV soundbar

Michael from Richer Sounds Cardiff shows us the intuitive and innovative features that make this Sonos soundbar a real stand out. Click here to learn more about the Sonos Beam or why not call or pop into your local store to …read more

Product review: Polk Signa S2 Soundbar

Product review: Polk Signa S2 Soundbar

Polk makes further updates to an already stellar soundbar. We were introduced to the Polk Audio brand a few years back in our stores and I say with extreme confidence that their products have been very well received. Combining good …read more

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