Humax STA-1200 BSW: The “world slimmest soundbar”

Humax, a UK provider of specialist digital set-top boxes, has entered the audio market, launching what the company claims to be the “world’s slimmest” soundbar. The STA-1200 BSW is a compact and stylish soundbar, which, according to the Humax press release, is packed with incredible audio. Despite being just 20mm thick, the STA-1200 BSW blasts … Continue reading Humax STA-1200 BSW: The “world slimmest soundbar”

Life’s Good: LG 2013 Product Showcase

LG invited us to take a look at their plans for our living room for 2013. Whilst we didn’t enjoy their choice of curtains, they had some amazing suggestions for audio/visual equipment. The future’s looking pretty clever, with 90% of LG’s upcoming TV and AV roadmap Smart-enabled. Smartphones have really set the bar quite high … Continue reading Life’s Good: LG 2013 Product Showcase

Sonos Launch the PLAYBAR Soundbar: Review Roundup

Despite humble beginnings in the not-so distant past (founded in 2002), Sonos have catapulted themselves to the forefront of the AV market, becoming the byword in wireless audio technology.  The latest innovation comes in the form of a soundbar, bringing Sonos into the world of home cinema.  It has long been clear that the quality … Continue reading Sonos Launch the PLAYBAR Soundbar: Review Roundup

Orbitsound T12v3 soundbar interchangeable fronts

Let’s be honest, an Orbitsound T12v3 soundbar makes a stylish addition to the home. Launched by the acclaimed British audio technology brand, Orbitsound back in August, the T12v3 soundbar delivers the ‘spatial sound’ experience that Orbitsound are renowned for, and in doing so, has proved highly popular. And highly popular technological gadgets, it seems, cannot … Continue reading Orbitsound T12v3 soundbar interchangeable fronts

Orbitsound T12v3 soundbar: Surround sound magic

We’re always amazed by those single speakers (soundbars) that sit in front of TV and emit surround-sound from one speaker. They just don’t make sense to us. Still, this hurdle hasn’t stopped British manufacturer Orbitsound from producing their best-sounding soundbar to date: the T12v3. The new Orbitsound T12v3 may not have the most memorable name … Continue reading Orbitsound T12v3 soundbar: Surround sound magic

Pioneer Sound Wing: Revolutionary speaker technology?

Pioneer makes a lot of home theatre devices. Really, a lot. This one, however, lives up the company name – new, innovative: pioneering. It’s a called a ‘Sound Wing’, and it brings surround sound into a single, beautiful speaker bar. Aside from great aesthetics, the Sound Wing uses what the company call a “revolutionary and … Continue reading Pioneer Sound Wing: Revolutionary speaker technology?