Ultra-thin screens often mean tinny, transistors radio-like audio. But you can reclaim quality sounds using a soundbar or sound base and PAT PILCHER’s here to give us all the info you need to do so.
AV and Home Theatre
Looking to immerse yourself in that movie or some music on your new TV? Then consider an AV receiver to take the sounds to another level. PAT PILCHER gives us the lowdown on what to consider before you buy.
Gary Steel is in a state of mourning over a great brand biting the dust.
LCD, OLED, QLED, HDMI ports, HDR – TV land is acronym soup, and that’s before we throw in questions over resolution, refresh rates and whether to go for a smart TV. But PAT PILCHER is here to help us out, with a definitive guide to buying a TV.
It might be called a ‘Blu-ray player’ but Oppo’s audiophile-grade UDP-205 is actually a stunning multi-purpose sound and visual hub, and DR RICHARD VAREY struggles to find fault with this superb machine.
It’s a 4K universal Blu-ray player with a difference. It’s the Cambridge Audio CXUHD.
PAT PILCHER gets to sit in a dark room watching a sexy creature – LG’s so-called “Wallpaper” OLED television – and finds near-perfection.
At last, a TV speaker system that sounds great and boasts ‘wife acceptance factor’, writes a smitten PAT PILCHER.
The centerpiece of Samsung’s new product range was its $50K, 85-inch ultra-high definition panel. There was other stuff, too.
Pat Pilcher spends some quality time with BOSE’s answer to crappy flat-screen audio.
Q Acoustics’ Q-TV2 speaker system offers an interesting and effective solution to the dire sound quality found in many flat screen TVs
Jack of all trades yet master of all, Oppo’s BDP-95 BD player could be the ultimate swiss army knife of Home Entertainment