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Home Cinema Choice

Feb 01 2021
Magazine

Home Cinema Choice is the UK's best-selling home cinema enthusiasts magazine. Every issue features news and reviews of the latest home cinema equipment, from amplifiers, receivers, processors and power amps, to DVD recorders, speakers, projectors and flat panel TVs.

Home Cinema Choice

Welcome

CONTRIBUTORS

Home cinema heavyweights • NEWS HIGHLIGHTS DENON New soundbar added to Home multiroom range CABASSE Pearl Sub blends style and streaming tech IFI AUDIO Flagship DAC/headphone amp DISC SALES What were the biggest-selling titles of 2020? PRESS PLAY Blu-rays spinning your way in the coming month NEWS X10 Hot news stories in bite-sized chunks & MORE!

Home sweet home? • Denon Home Sound Bar 550→ www.denon.com

KEF rethinks sub design • Dual-driver KC62 debuts Uni-Core technology, shrinks cabinet size

Playlist… • Team HCC's film and TV picks of the month

Digital and disc sales soar in 2020 • Lockdown Brits lap up Joker, Frozen II, Star Wars 4K and Downton Abbey

Polk 'bar is the talk of the town • Say hello to the 'world’s most advanced Alexa-enabled soundbar'

TCL intros 'OD' Mini LED • Chinese screen giant's flagship joins LCD and QLED models

Press play • Discs spinning your way in the coming month…

JBL adds to Atmos fleet • Bar 5.0 to serve up 'punchy, clear, room-filling sound' via Multibeam tech

News x10 • This month’s top 10 news stories in handy, bite-sized chunks…

Premiere… • What's happening in the world of TV and film

Splashdown • Animation classics → Walt Disney → Ultra HD Blu-ray

Back of the 'net • Trailers, technology and more to check out on the web

Face to Face • Topics of discussion on the HCC Facebook page

Bass bin with brains • Cabasse Pearl Sub → www.cabasse.com

Great Savings • when you subscribe to Home Cinema Choice today

TV tech in 2021: what to expect • A slew of TV announcements were made at this year’s all-digital CES, and next-gen gaming was in the driving seat, reports Steve May

360 Reality gets real • Sony debuts 3D speaker duo

Happy birthday to 4K Blu • As the UHD disc celebrates its fifth anniversary, Team HCC gives a lowdown on the format's specifications and hardware… and its future

44 essential 4K Blu-rays • From golden oldies to modern blockbusters and even TV series, the UHD format has plenty to offer. John Archer and Mark Craven curate a selection of must-own releases

Out with the old, in with the view • This custom install project turned a TV den into a modern-looking movie room. Mark Craven admires the makeover

Loft luxury, hidden bass • Dan Sait reports on an awardwinning attic-based movie room where the installer even threw in the kitchen sink…

REVIEWS

Honey, I shrunk the OLED • You might be forgiven for expecting smallscreen OLED TVs to be a budget punt, stripped of extraneous frippery in order to better bring OLED technology to the mainstream. But there’s no sense of any such cost-cutting compromise with this Philips, which uses the new smaller panel for a downsized version of its flagship 935 model, complete with Bowers and Wilkins sound system. Is this move inspired or a marketing misstep?

Style meets substance • The latest in Marantz's now long-established slimline, half-height receiver range, the NR1711 is a bijou behemoth for those of us who don’t require unhinged power, but do want advanced connectivity to best work with modern wired and wireless sources.

Buckle up for the ride • While I love most things about Samsung’s HW-Q950T soundbar, there is one thing about it that’s so incredibly dumb I have to get it off my chest right away: its LED display is on its top...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 116 Publisher: AV Tech Media Ltd Edition: Feb 01 2021

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Home Cinema Choice is the UK's best-selling home cinema enthusiasts magazine. Every issue features news and reviews of the latest home cinema equipment, from amplifiers, receivers, processors and power amps, to DVD recorders, speakers, projectors and flat panel TVs.

Home Cinema Choice

Welcome

CONTRIBUTORS

Home cinema heavyweights • NEWS HIGHLIGHTS DENON New soundbar added to Home multiroom range CABASSE Pearl Sub blends style and streaming tech IFI AUDIO Flagship DAC/headphone amp DISC SALES What were the biggest-selling titles of 2020? PRESS PLAY Blu-rays spinning your way in the coming month NEWS X10 Hot news stories in bite-sized chunks & MORE!

Home sweet home? • Denon Home Sound Bar 550→ www.denon.com

KEF rethinks sub design • Dual-driver KC62 debuts Uni-Core technology, shrinks cabinet size

Playlist… • Team HCC's film and TV picks of the month

Digital and disc sales soar in 2020 • Lockdown Brits lap up Joker, Frozen II, Star Wars 4K and Downton Abbey

Polk 'bar is the talk of the town • Say hello to the 'world’s most advanced Alexa-enabled soundbar'

TCL intros 'OD' Mini LED • Chinese screen giant's flagship joins LCD and QLED models

Press play • Discs spinning your way in the coming month…

JBL adds to Atmos fleet • Bar 5.0 to serve up 'punchy, clear, room-filling sound' via Multibeam tech

News x10 • This month’s top 10 news stories in handy, bite-sized chunks…

Premiere… • What's happening in the world of TV and film

Splashdown • Animation classics → Walt Disney → Ultra HD Blu-ray

Back of the 'net • Trailers, technology and more to check out on the web

Face to Face • Topics of discussion on the HCC Facebook page

Bass bin with brains • Cabasse Pearl Sub → www.cabasse.com

Great Savings • when you subscribe to Home Cinema Choice today

TV tech in 2021: what to expect • A slew of TV announcements were made at this year’s all-digital CES, and next-gen gaming was in the driving seat, reports Steve May

360 Reality gets real • Sony debuts 3D speaker duo

Happy birthday to 4K Blu • As the UHD disc celebrates its fifth anniversary, Team HCC gives a lowdown on the format's specifications and hardware… and its future

44 essential 4K Blu-rays • From golden oldies to modern blockbusters and even TV series, the UHD format has plenty to offer. John Archer and Mark Craven curate a selection of must-own releases

Out with the old, in with the view • This custom install project turned a TV den into a modern-looking movie room. Mark Craven admires the makeover

Loft luxury, hidden bass • Dan Sait reports on an awardwinning attic-based movie room where the installer even threw in the kitchen sink…

REVIEWS

Honey, I shrunk the OLED • You might be forgiven for expecting smallscreen OLED TVs to be a budget punt, stripped of extraneous frippery in order to better bring OLED technology to the mainstream. But there’s no sense of any such cost-cutting compromise with this Philips, which uses the new smaller panel for a downsized version of its flagship 935 model, complete with Bowers and Wilkins sound system. Is this move inspired or a marketing misstep?

Style meets substance • The latest in Marantz's now long-established slimline, half-height receiver range, the NR1711 is a bijou behemoth for those of us who don’t require unhinged power, but do want advanced connectivity to best work with modern wired and wireless sources.

Buckle up for the ride • While I love most things about Samsung’s HW-Q950T soundbar, there is one thing about it that’s so incredibly dumb I have to get it off my chest right away: its LED display is on its top...


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