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
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
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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…
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...