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: Samsung NU8000 TV range

Product review: Samsung NU8000 TV range

Over the past decade or so we’ve seen Samsung go from strength to strength in the TV market. With great picture quality and beautiful aesthetics, the South Korean technology giant is always one of the first names you think of …read more

Product review: Samsung Q9FN TV range

Product review: Samsung Q9FN TV range

Samsung’s flagship 2018 TV series has landed – and it’s got full array. There has quite literally never been more choice for televisions (and what to watch) than there is now. This can definitely make choosing the right one a …read more

Product review: Viewsonic PX727-4K Projector

Product review: Viewsonic PX727-4K Projector

ViewSonic has an enticing new 4K projector at a price that will make any home cinema enthusiast happy… It seems like only yesterday that 4K projectors were only affordable to those with deep pockets, with any 4K projector being prohibitively …read more

Product review: Sony BRAVIA 43XF8577 TV

Product review: Sony BRAVIA 43XF8577 TV

Sony bucks the trend and crams all their latest tech into a smaller screen size, offering a flexible option for all viewers. Sony’s 2018 TV line up is looking to be incredibly strong; their mighty OLED screen from last year …read more

Product review: Pioneer VSX933 Atmos AV Receiver

Product review: Pioneer VSX933 Atmos AV Receiver

Pioneer delivers a cinema-savy receiver that’s crammed with connections and features. Home entertainment has begun to reach a point now that almost anybody can have high end cinema surround in their living space. As technology has progressed, what was once …read more