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.

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

Product review: DALI Opticon 2 MK 2 speakers

Product review: DALI Opticon 2 MK 2 speakers

In my experience, DALI have been synonymous with a clarity and performance that few can match. They have proven this throughout their entire range from the Spektor 1 to Rubicon 6‘s that I have had the fortune of listening to …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

Product review: Philips 55OLED805 TV

Product review: Philips 55OLED805 TV

Philips have been delivering some fantastic OLED televisions over the last few years that really push the boundaries of picture quality. Join us as we see how their 55OLED805 model stacks up against the competition. The Philips 805 is an …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

Philips Ambilight technology

Philips Ambilight technology

With most major television manufacturers running on 12-month product cycles, we’re never too far away from seeing something touted as the ‘next big thing’, with new innovations popping up regularly. Whilst most of these technologies push boundaries and bring improvements …read more

Product review: Panasonic 65HZ2000B TV

Product review: Panasonic 65HZ2000B TV

Looking for a solution to your lack of space for home cinema? Panasonic might have just the TV for you. The 65HZ2000B promises to deliver an OLED panel with matching Dolby Atmos enabled speakers system. Join us to find out …read more

An Introduction to Soundbars

An Introduction to Soundbars

As TV and home cinema technology seems to grow and evolve at a breakneck pace, with a dizzying amount of new features arriving on a seemingly weekly basis, it’s possible to get confused amidst all the choice. That’s why we’ve …read more