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Marantz NR1603
4.5 out of 5

Marantz NR1603

By 15 February 2013

Getting enough oomph from your home cinema system normally requires you to store a super-size brick of a receiver underneath your television. Marantz likes to think otherwise, with its slimline set of NR receivers. Sitting in the middle of the new range... >>

Samsung AV update brings ultra high-definition support, NFC, and valve amplifiers

Samsung AV update brings ultra high-definition support, NFC, and valve amplifiers

By 6 January 2013

Samsung has announced its new wireless-focused audio line-up ahead of CES 2013, kicking-off in Las Vegas this evening.  The new products include the HW-F750 valve amplified soundbar, DA-F60 portable wireless Bluetooth speaker, HT-F9750W 7.1-channel... >>

LG announces new audio and video kit ahead of CES, 9.1 speaker and NFC in everything

LG announces new audio and video kit ahead of CES, 9.1 speaker and NFC in everything

By 26 December 2012

As in previous years, LG has started to announce its CES 2013 line-up ahead of the electronics show in Las Vegas in January. The new 2013 collection features the BH9430PW 9.1-channel speaker system, NB4530A Sound Bar, BP730 Blu-ray player with Smart... >>

Canton DM90.2 home cinema system pictures and hands-on

Canton DM90.2 home cinema system pictures and hands-on

By 19 September 2012

Canton, Germany's largest loudspeaker company, appears to be making a bit of a push across Europe with an appearance at the CU Exposed technology show in London. That gave Pocket-lint an excellent chance to go hands on with one of the best 2.1 home cinema... >>

Sony unveils world's first AV receiver with Wi-Fi built-in

Sony unveils world's first AV receiver with Wi-Fi built-in

By 27 July 2012

Sony’s latest home cinema network AV receiver allows you to stream all your media content from your smartphones and tablet devices, because it’s the first AV receiver of its kind to feature built-in Wi-Fi. The Sony STR-DN1030 is an update to the STR-DN1020... >>

Best home cinema systems

Best home cinema systems

By 1 December 2011

A top notch TV is one thing but if you ain't got home cinema sound to go with it, then you ain't got squat, or so goes the parlance. It's a fact that audio is a huge part of video. There's a wealth of experiments on the matter that we don't care to tire... >>

Pioneer puts the AV receiver on a diet for new home cinema systems

Pioneer puts the AV receiver on a diet for new home cinema systems

By 21 June 2011

Pioneer has detailed its two newest home cinema systems - the HTP-SLH500 and the HTP-SLH600 - which both boast a new slimline AV receiver. The receiver in question is the VSX-S300, which comes with both packages and still packs a plethora of options and... >>

Puny but powerful: the Jamo A 101HCS5 arrives

Puny but powerful: the Jamo A 101HCS5 arrives

By 7 June 2011

Fancy yourself a nice 5.1 package that won't fill your living room with satellites and 'woofers? Well the Jamo A 101HCS5 could be your thing. If the catchy name isn't tempting enough, then perhaps the idea of tiny two inch deep rectangular satellites... >>

Harman Kardon BDS 800
3.5 out of 5

Harman Kardon BDS 800

By 23 March 2011

The Home Theatre in a Box (HTIB) business is dominated by brands that build systems to a price, loading them to overflowing with the latest digital doodads. There is, though, a less frenetic high-end to this market, where simple sophistication is valued.... >>

Onkyo TX-NR609 leads the receiver pack in new 2011 lineup

Onkyo TX-NR609 leads the receiver pack in new 2011 lineup

By 10 February 2011

Onkyo has just announced a set of four fully featured, yet affordable home cinema receivers that should be just the job for anyone who wants to build their perfect home cinema setup. If you don't fancy doing it yourself, you can always take a look at... >>