Home Cinema

Epson EH-TW6700 review

If a projector is a bridge between the big-screen spectacle of the cinema, and the comfortable familiarity of the home, then Epson’s EH-TW6700 straddles the

BenQ W8000 review

PROS Superb colour performance Detailed and clean pictures Plenty of brightness CONS Average black levels Rainbow noise High input lag KEY FEATURES Full HD single-chip

LG PH450UG Minibeam Projector review

OUR VERDICT In many ways, the LG PH450UG represents a new wave in portable projectors. Offering excellent wired and wireless connectivity, not to mention a

BenQ W1090 review

BenQ has had a good run of sub-£1000/$1500 projectors, with four- and five-star reviews peppering its range in the past couple of years. Its recent

Sony KDL-75XE94 Hand-on Review

KEY FEATURES 4K resolution Dolby Vision/HDR10 Direct LED lighting X1 Extreme chip Manufacturer: Sony Review Price: free/subscription HANDS-ON WITH SONY’S HOME CINEMA HERO PROMISING KING-SIZED

BenQ W1210ST review

PROS Superbly low input lag Good contrast and colour Strong movie performance CONS Slight noise in dark movie scenes Some black crush in the best

HDMI 2.0 vs 1.4 : What’s the difference?

HDMI 2.0 VS 1.4: THE BASICS HDMI 2.0 was announced as a standard in late 2013. It got a lot of people confused, wondering if

Exquizon LED GP12 Portable Projector Review : Mobility & Usability for just $70.99

Projectors are extremely useful devices because they allow us the visual prowess of seeing any picture or clip in large format. They can be extremely

Panasonic TX-50DX700 4K TV review: Picture performance beyond its price

Ultra-HD TVs are certainly becoming more popular, we know that for sure. The amount of content on offer has increased exponentially since 4K was first

Nintendo Switch vs PS4 and Xbox One : An in-depth look at the 2017 console wars

Nintendo Switch vs PS4 and Nintendo Switch vs Xbox One: How does Nintendo’s new hybrid console stack up against its rivals over at Sony and

Hands on: Nintendo Switch review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Innovative and fun, the Switch looks set to make Nintendo cool again. FOR Unique design Interesting announced titles AGAINST Battery concerns Online

Hands on: LG SJ9 Soundbar review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Depending on its price, LG’s new SJ9 soundbar might be the most convenient way yet of getting Dolby’s impressive surround sound technology

Pioneer VSX-531 review

If capitalism has shown us anything, it’s that money is power. Skew that into a home cinema context and that correlation isn’t necessarily as straightforward –

PSB Imagine XA Dolby Atmos Speaker Review

What is the PSB Imagine XA? The PSB Imagine XA is a Dolby Atmos Speaker Module that uses upward-firing drivers that have been specifically designed

DroidBOX GO Review : Android Pocket Pico DLP Projector

PROS HDMI IN Pocket and portable size Nice design + tripod Stable work Good projection during the day and at night CONS Nothing so far

Arcam Solo Movie 2.1 review

Since the experimental emergence of multi-channel surround sound in 1952’s This is Cinerama (ironically a documentary made to showcase a new widescreen projection format), the

Epson EH-TW7300 3LCD Projector Review

The Good Excellent image quality with normal Blu-ray Very good HDR playback with UHD Blu-ray Superb accuracy out of the box for Rec.709 content Excellent

Sony VPL-VW550ES review

PROS Incredibly detailed and crisp 4K pictures Good HDR flexibility HLG support CONS Slightly noisy in HDR-friendly high lamp mode Doesn’t auto-switch to high lamp

Bose SoundTouch 300 review

Bose’s latest soundbar offering, the SoundTouch 300, is much like the Build-A-Bear concept. Choose your basic product first, then accessorise away to your heart’s desire.

Sony SRS-ZR7 review

Verdict This speaker has a sleek design and is very versatile, but doesn’t have the sound quality needed to make the most of it For

PSB SubSeries 450 Subwoofer Review

PRICE $1,499 AT A GLANCE Plus Very powerful on music Outstanding build quality Small size Minus Tepid output at the very bottom THE VERDICT One

Dynaudio Emit 5.1 review

PROS Transparent tone and exquisite detail reproduction Huge scale, thunderous bass and clear dialogue Superbly constructed cabinets Classy Scandinavian look CONS Not the most visually

Philips Fidelio E6 review

PROS Gorgeous design and robust build Clever clutter-busting surround speakers Smooth, refined presentation Powerful, room-filling performance CONS Surround speaker performance No DLNA/UPnP playback via app

Pioneer SC-LX701 review

The Pioneer SC-LX701 has a lot to live up to. It follows an auspicious line of Award-winning amplifiers at this price. From 2010’s SC-LX53 onwards,

LG BP556 Blu-ray player review

OUR VERDICT This compact and affordable Blu-ray player not only spins discs, it also supports multiroom audio and has OTT streaming on tap. FOR Great

Acer P6200S review

PROS Bright enough to combat ambient light or deliver a very big image Tidy design for such a bright machine Good price for such a

Denon AVR-S920W review

THE GOOD: The Denon AVR-920W offers excellent surround sound performance for the money, especially for an Atmos-capable model. Music playback is accomplished and full-sounding. The

Philips 55PUS7181 review

It’s not unusual for pre-recorded backing tracks to be used to augment live performances; to make them sound as close to the original recording as

Arcam Solo Movie 5.1 review

PROS Sumptuous high-end construction Enthralling, transparent sound with bags of power Easy to use with remote or app CONS HDMI sockets not v2.0 No Dolby

ATC C1 5.1 review

Every now and then precedent counts for very little, if anything; listen to almost every great band’s third or fourth album. Thankfully for ATC, and