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Home Cinema Choice

Summer 2022
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

Doubling down on 4K laser • Sony VPL-XW7000ES/VPL-XW5000ES → pro.sony

Wireless wonders? • KEF LS60 Wireless → uk.kef.com

Compact XGIMI projection

Cord cut for entry-level M Series

Cinergy speakers for AV • New Monitor Audio range designed to suit any home cinema install

Playlist… • What Team HCC has been watching this month

At the ’plex… • Heading out to see a flick? Catch these this month

TCL C Series goes Google • Company’s UK Mini LED and LED models now mirror European spec

‘Let there be light’, says Optoma • High-brightess UHD55 projector aims at gamers and HDR movie fans

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

The studio to your home • Chris Walls and Julian Spiers discuss their install company Indesign Theatre, which leverages their professional audio heritage to build high-end custom cinemas

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

Premiere… • What’s happening in the world of TV and films

Sharper teeth than ever • Dog Soldiers → Second Sight → Ultra HD Blu-ray & Blu-ray

Filmmaker Mode • Launched in 2019 with plenty of Hollywood fanfare, this ‘artist first’ picture preset is now a common sight on TV hardware. John Archer explains its pros and cons

‘You need more than great panels to build a great TV’ • Steve May hears how widespread adoption of ‘OLED.EX’ panels and new gaming technologies will define Panasonic’s 2022 TV range, while its flagship LZ2000 TV ups the audio ante

Great Savings • when you subscribe to Home Cinema Choice today

Diamonds are forever • Bowers and Wilkins’ 800 Series has been revamped to D4 status, which is all the excuse Ed Selley needs to visit the company’s UK HQ for a sparkling home cinema experience

BOX OFFICE BOMBS! 25 OF HOLLYWOOD’S COSTLIEST FLOPS… • Big-budget sci-fis, historical epics and even romcoms have lost film studios millions of dollars. But, ask Anton van Beek and Mark Craven, are some famous filmic failures actually… good?

Go figure • The weird world of Hollywood accounting

Let’s get digital! • This 11.8.8-channel cinema combines Meridian Audio DSP active loudspeakers with a DCI-compliant Barco 4K projector, writes Mark Craven

High-end, below stairs • Hidden from view in this subterranean cinema is an expansive Dolby Atmos system with no fewer than six subs, reports Daniel Sait

French fancies • Triangle's Borea series loudspeakers pack a cinematic punch alongside their musical bent. Add in the affordable price tags and we're all ears – see p60.

Flagship processor worth waiting for • Steve Withers has an object-audio ball with Anthem's most sophisticated AV processor yet

Big TV makes a big impression • The native 8K resolution of Samsung’s 75in TV is just the start of its attractions, reckons John Archer

Third time's the charm for B&W • This neat all-in-one soundbar excels with music and big movie audio, says Steve May

Elevated gaming • The adoption of a 120Hz LCD panel and dedicated Game Bar have expanded the appeal of Philips' bright-room barnstormer, reports Steve May

Sonus faber Omnia • This stylish ‘wireless speaker with ambition’ catches the eye of Ed Selley. But what about his ears?

Covering all the angles • Can French marque Triangle bring affordable hi-fi to immersive cinema? Steve...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 116 Publisher: AV Tech Media Ltd Edition: Summer 2022

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  • Release date: June 15, 2022

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Tech & Gaming

Languages

English

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

Doubling down on 4K laser • Sony VPL-XW7000ES/VPL-XW5000ES → pro.sony

Wireless wonders? • KEF LS60 Wireless → uk.kef.com

Compact XGIMI projection

Cord cut for entry-level M Series

Cinergy speakers for AV • New Monitor Audio range designed to suit any home cinema install

Playlist… • What Team HCC has been watching this month

At the ’plex… • Heading out to see a flick? Catch these this month

TCL C Series goes Google • Company’s UK Mini LED and LED models now mirror European spec

‘Let there be light’, says Optoma • High-brightess UHD55 projector aims at gamers and HDR movie fans

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

The studio to your home • Chris Walls and Julian Spiers discuss their install company Indesign Theatre, which leverages their professional audio heritage to build high-end custom cinemas

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

Premiere… • What’s happening in the world of TV and films

Sharper teeth than ever • Dog Soldiers → Second Sight → Ultra HD Blu-ray & Blu-ray

Filmmaker Mode • Launched in 2019 with plenty of Hollywood fanfare, this ‘artist first’ picture preset is now a common sight on TV hardware. John Archer explains its pros and cons

‘You need more than great panels to build a great TV’ • Steve May hears how widespread adoption of ‘OLED.EX’ panels and new gaming technologies will define Panasonic’s 2022 TV range, while its flagship LZ2000 TV ups the audio ante

Great Savings • when you subscribe to Home Cinema Choice today

Diamonds are forever • Bowers and Wilkins’ 800 Series has been revamped to D4 status, which is all the excuse Ed Selley needs to visit the company’s UK HQ for a sparkling home cinema experience

BOX OFFICE BOMBS! 25 OF HOLLYWOOD’S COSTLIEST FLOPS… • Big-budget sci-fis, historical epics and even romcoms have lost film studios millions of dollars. But, ask Anton van Beek and Mark Craven, are some famous filmic failures actually… good?

Go figure • The weird world of Hollywood accounting

Let’s get digital! • This 11.8.8-channel cinema combines Meridian Audio DSP active loudspeakers with a DCI-compliant Barco 4K projector, writes Mark Craven

High-end, below stairs • Hidden from view in this subterranean cinema is an expansive Dolby Atmos system with no fewer than six subs, reports Daniel Sait

French fancies • Triangle's Borea series loudspeakers pack a cinematic punch alongside their musical bent. Add in the affordable price tags and we're all ears – see p60.

Flagship processor worth waiting for • Steve Withers has an object-audio ball with Anthem's most sophisticated AV processor yet

Big TV makes a big impression • The native 8K resolution of Samsung’s 75in TV is just the start of its attractions, reckons John Archer

Third time's the charm for B&W • This neat all-in-one soundbar excels with music and big movie audio, says Steve May

Elevated gaming • The adoption of a 120Hz LCD panel and dedicated Game Bar have expanded the appeal of Philips' bright-room barnstormer, reports Steve May

Sonus faber Omnia • This stylish ‘wireless speaker with ambition’ catches the eye of Ed Selley. But what about his ears?

Covering all the angles • Can French marque Triangle bring affordable hi-fi to immersive cinema? Steve...


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