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: JBL Bar Studio 2.0 TV soundbar

Product review: JBL Bar Studio 2.0 TV soundbar

JBL delivers a sleek and simple solution to improve stock TV sound with the Bar Studio. It’s no big secret that the quality of TV sound is becoming somewhat lacklustre, and unfortunately as long as manufacturers are attempting to make …read more

Technology preview: What is MicroLED?

Technology preview: What is MicroLED?

CES 2018 has long since finished, and the dust has began to settle in Las Vegas. There was some exciting tech, and some utterly awful tech. One thing that stood out above the mountains of obscure incredible tech was Samsung’s …read more

Product review: Optoma UHD40 Projector

Product review: Optoma UHD40 Projector

Optoma’s latest projector looks to bring big screen 4K thrills to the masses… 4K resolution has been around in the TV world for quite some time now, yet 4K projectors have been reserved for those with…erm, slightly deeper pockets shall …read more

Product video: LG B7V OLED UHD Premium TV range

Product video: LG B7V OLED UHD Premium TV range

Rosie from Richer Sounds Reigate talks us through the key features of the B7V OLED range from LG. Click here to see the range, or why not call or pop into your local store to find out more.

Product review: LG MT49S TV series

Product review: LG MT49S TV series

We’ve seen a massive shift in the size of televisions readily available over the past few years or so. As our lust for bigger televisions becomes more and more apparent, the manufacturers have followed suit and are producing a lot …read more

Product review: Cambridge Audio TVB2 V2 Soundbar

Product review: Cambridge Audio TVB2 V2 Soundbar

Cambridge Audio updates a critically acclaimed home cinema favourite. After revamping its TV sound bases (the popular TV2 and TV5), Cambridge Audio has now turned its attention towards revamping its debut soundbar. The original TVB2 received glowing reviews from the …read more

Product review: BenQ W1700 4K HDR projector

Product review: BenQ W1700 4K HDR projector

BenQ’s latest 4K marvel delivers a dynamic cinema experience at home. A lot of home cinema buffs breathed a huge sigh of relief when 4K projectors were released for the first time on a domestic level. That relief soon turned …read more

Sound & Vision 2018 – The Bristol Show

Sound & Vision 2018 – The Bristol Show

If there’s one thing to wrestle us from the humdrum of the post-Christmas season, it’s the annual Bristol Sound & Vision Show. Held in the Marriott Hotel in the city centre, the Sound & Vision Show is now in its …read more