know budget and amazing don't normally go in the same sentence, especially with audio, but there is a trick most aren't aware of that can be used if you are willing to put up with a bit of inconvenience, and lack of style. Find out how!
Introduction I love packaged media such as DVD - in the old days - and now Blu Ray. Packaged media will always have the upper hand when it comes to quality of picture and sound so let's hope it's here to stay. Nevertheless, there are so many of us who download TV shows or even... Continue Reading →
The Marketing Machine Everyone was rejoicing when Blu Ray's standard allowed manufacturers to include uncompressed sound on disks. Most certainly Blu Ray's provide much improved sound but did you know that even DVDs allowed sound with more precision than some of today's Blu Ray's have? Let me explain... Perceptual Coding Perceptual coding in terms of... Continue Reading →
It's great we have such advanced loudspeaker design, but once you put the speakers into a room, things get very messy. Let's see how room equalisation can help!
The difference a screen makes You can project onto a white wall and get a really great picture, but if you've spent more than $500 on a projector, you will notice a marked difference with a purpose built screen. The benefits of projecting onto a great screen include the following: Increased sharpness / perceived resolution... Continue Reading →
There are so many brands, makes and types of displays on the market today that it is rather difficult to choose one for your living or home cinema room. In effect, there are 3 major things you need to look for when evaluating the quality of a display: Contrast Performance One of the most important... Continue Reading →