Crappy inbuilt TV speakers driving you mad? PAT PILCHER puts the JBL Studio Bar to the auditory test. Will it give you listening pleasure?
AV and Home Theatre
It’s cold outside, so PAT PILCHER settles in for some quality TV viewing time with LG’s latest OLED offering.
Having trouble convincing the significant other that that 55-inch TV is an asset in the living room? Samsung’s new TV line-up brings stealth to the TV, as PAT PILCHER discovers.
PAT PILCHER tests out the Orbitsound ONE P70 soundbar and discovers that while it doesn’t look like a Star Wars’ prop, it does the Starship Enterprise bridge justice.
Ultra-thin screens often mean tinny, transistor radio-like audio. But you can reclaim quality sounds using a soundbar or soundbase and PAT PILCHER’s here to give us all the info you need to do so.
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.