Sony MDR-HW700DS: World’s first 9.1ch headphones

Like the amplifier in Spinal Tap that goes up to 11, when it comes to anything to do with sound bigger numbers are usually better. So, forget about your puny 5.1 or 7.1 sound systems, these latest wireless headphones from Sony offer a 9.1 audio experience – but without actually having all the speakers. They … Continue reading Sony MDR-HW700DS: World’s first 9.1ch headphones

Samung’s 2013 Audio Visual Lineup

Wireless is one of the watch words for this year’s CES and Samsung, one of the heavy hitters when it comes to home entertainment have emphasised that in their new range of shiny boxes designed to delight you in the living room. Samsung’s Valve Amplified Soundbar (model HW-F750) is the first soundbar to feature a … Continue reading Samung’s 2013 Audio Visual Lineup

Harman Kardon BDS: Get home theatre without the drama

If you like your audio integrated, your video on a vast scale and your technology wires-free, the new Harman Kardon BDS home theatre series could be just the ticket – packing in a multitude of features to unite and maximise your multimedia. The range features Harman’s TrueStream wireless streaming, which delivers audio via an integrated … Continue reading Harman Kardon BDS: Get home theatre without the drama

The SurroundSound Anywhere 220 loses all that spaghetti

Whilst you might be sitting at home enjoying some stunning surround sound from your home theatre system, you might also be nursing a bruise or two from tripping over your rear speaker wiring. Then again, if you’re thinking of going out to get a new surround sound system and the wireless option is just too … Continue reading The SurroundSound Anywhere 220 loses all that spaghetti

Cyber Snipa Sonar 5.1 Championship Headset review

So many gaming headsets are out there, we thought we would put one of them to test. Cyber Snipa specialise in PC gaming perishables. We got to try out the Sonar 5.1 Championship Headset from their award-winning line. The audio was crystal-clear coming from the four speakers from each cup. The 3D positional software made … Continue reading Cyber Snipa Sonar 5.1 Championship Headset review

Wireless Soundbar gives sonic muscle to svelte screens

Today’s flat screen televisions may provide sharper than a knife HD picture quality, but the trade off is there’s not a lot of room inside them to generate the sound to match the visuals. The collars don’t quite match the cuffs so to speak. And lets face it, terrific audio can make a world of … Continue reading Wireless Soundbar gives sonic muscle to svelte screens

Lenco UK Launch 3D Sonic Soundbar

Hang on a minute, I’m not a purist by any stretch of the imagination, but if you already have virtual surround sound, will 3D sound make a significant difference to the audio soundtrack of your life? Well, apparently it will make quite a significant bit of difference according to Lenco UK, who has partnered up … Continue reading Lenco UK Launch 3D Sonic Soundbar

Pioneer HTP series: Compatibility, connectivity and flexibility

Pioneer’s latest audio home cinema launch promises the best in technology and design to bring ‘movies to life’. The audio-visual company launched three new receiver subwoofer home movie systems with a focus on digital sound and compatibility. The systems pass 3D video signals over JDMI, and include the latest HDMI inputs. They are also 3D … Continue reading Pioneer HTP series: Compatibility, connectivity and flexibility