No room for Subwoofer, no problem. These all in one sound bar ought to do it. Not only are they compact and take up little space, or even zero footprint if wall mounted, but they sound good too with punchy bass. With their low to mid-range speakers, passive radiators, audio chambers and good amplifiers with […]
Sound bars today can achieve the same surround sound result as those produced by a traditional AV receiver and speakers setup. It can go as far as supporting Dolby Atmos with simulated 5.1.2 or 7.1.4 channels using clever three dimensional soundstage and directional speakers within the sound bar. You can also add rear satellite speakers for extra sound dimensions. […]
Over the years, we see different surround sound formats used by cinemas finding their way into our living room and home theatre and vice versa. We also see content being delivered via physical discs moving to on-demand streaming. They come with specific digital audio coding format for surround sound. Here, we look at the differences […]
Dolby Atmos surround sound systems support up to 8 channels, sometimes more. These are determined by the AV receiver or sound bar, woofer and satellite speaker setup. You just have to decide which of these different speaker arrangements or audio channel configurations to choose. We look at how the different channels are arranged and which […]
Dolby Atmos enabled sound bars are coming down in price. Gone are the days where Dolby Atmos systems are available only on expensive multiple speakers and AV receivers. These affordable and compact sound bars with subwoofer are all you need to get in on the action.
We are fond of good audio and looks to match and wants at least one good speaker system in our homes. This is in addition to the smart speakers as though these nifty devices may be loud, smart speakers don’t have an acute visual charm to complement stylish interiors nor the ability to produce crisp […]
Trends have a habit of coming and going. They are born with a breakthrough in technology and die with newer tech. A trend that started some time ago and has slowly evolved towards a more advanced technology is portable speakers. Previously, plain and simple Bluetooth speakers were the talk of the town, now are the […]
One good thing about music, when it hits, you feel no pain. This is a legendary statement made by the legend himself. Bob Marley. Sweet music is soothing to the ears and we all like to be proud owners of a good home theatre system for a theatre-like experience at home.
Sitting between the premium Anker Soundcore Life Q30 with Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) and the entry level Life Q10 is the Soundcore Life Q20. A mid-range noise cancelling Bluetooth headphone that offers a wide dynamic range and bass boost at an affordable price that appeals to many. We discover how the Life Q20 performs in […]
Need a sound boost for your TV sound but do not have the space for a full size sound bar and subwoofer. Today’s home cinema sound system need not take up a lot of space yet is capable of producing a decent sound stage for a small to medium room. We look at compact 2.1 […]
All-in-one Blu-ray and DVD home cinema systems with 5.1 channel surround sound systems are a dying breed. Still, we found a few of these and some sound bar options offering just that. If you are in the market for an affordable 5.1 home cinema surround sound system, you’ve come to the right place.
If you are new to vinyl records and want a reliable turntable with minimal fuss, here are some of the best starter turntables for first timers and newbies. These turntables cost under 250/300 and will satisfy even the most demanding of audiophiles.
Those familiar with Bluetooth audio streaming would have experienced breaks and signal drops when moving away from the source. Long range Bluetooth transmitter receivers solve that problem by overcoming the range limitation. We take a look at the options available to get strong and dependable signals.
Have a pair of wired headset that you wish to use with your new smartphone or tablet with no 3.5mm socket? Need to connect your smartphone via Bluetooth to your old car stereo that only supports 3.5mm input? These ultra compact, battery powered receivers are so small, you can slip in your pocket or tuck […]
Bluetooth speakers are great but in order to enjoy real spatial stereo, one would need a pair of these book shelf speakers and an amplifier. We take a look at your best options for the sweetest and greatest listening experience.
Every new smart TV comes with onboard streamer, so why the 5th generation Apple TV 4K. If you care about the specification and speed of your video streamer among other things, you want the Apple TV 4K. Here are reasons for going with Apple TV 4K as the main video streaming hub.
Looking for compact surround sound speakers but not willing to compromise on quality, here are some ready packaged home theatre surround speakers that will meet even the harshest cinema sound critics. These are truly small and compact with some no bigger than a Rubik’s Cube.
Best Affordable Dolby ATMOS AV Receivers: Experience the best surround sound without the hefty price tag
At the heart of every true surround sound system is the AV receiver. To experience immersive sound like how movies are meant to be enjoyed in the cinema, your home theatre system needs a Dolby ATMOS AV receiver. We look at 9 of the best value receivers to complete your home cinema setup.
When designing your own home theatre system capable of supporting Dolby ATMOS surround, you will soon realise that you need to spend a lot on speakers given the different channels. Thankfully there are perfectly affordable packaged speaker systems which are designed to work well together.
What is a party without your favourite tunes? Take your party with you anywhere and jam out to your favourite music with one of these portable party speakers.