Home Cinema Room : What’s sounding good this month

Home Cinema Room : What’s sounding good this month

With the release of the latest range of projectors our cinema has been working hard over the last two months with regular demonstrations each day.  With the best in picture we marry the best in sound and for me that is the range of products from Storm Audio. I run our...
Cinema Room : Emotiva

Cinema Room : Emotiva

I am always on the lookout for new power amps and although we have a good range of products at all prices are performance levels I couldn’t help but add Emotiva to our stable. With a range of power amps and a superb surround sound processor the Emotiva range is going...
Cinema Room: Storm Audio

Cinema Room: Storm Audio

When I first decided to set up a flagship cinema for our demonstration room there was a rush to get the first processor to market with 3D Audio. Storm Audio were first out of the blocks with a press release but when it came to launching a product Datasat were the...
Home Cinema Room : New JVC projectors announced

Home Cinema Room : New JVC projectors announced

The projector market continues to develop and keep pace with the new technologies and the latest addition to a strong line up with the Epson LS10500 and Sony VPL-VW550 is the 2017 JVC projectors. The three models ( JVC DLA-X9500, JVC DLA-X7500 and JVC DLA-X5500) have...
Cinema Room : New JVC Laser Projector DLA-Z1

Cinema Room : New JVC Laser Projector DLA-Z1

It is here, it is calibrated, it is very good indeed! Home Cinema projection has long been a passion of mine and it is great to see an all new native 4k resolution projector from JVC. Long regarded as the king of black performance JVC have be slow to join the 4k...
Home Cinema Room: SVS SB16 Arrives

Home Cinema Room: SVS SB16 Arrives

Home Cinema Room: SVS SB16 Arrives I love big drive units and I love big subs so it is great news that the SVS SB16 Ultra subwoofer has arrived into stock. The SB13 Ultra is a great sub but the three extra inches in the SB16 gives over 30% more surface area and to say...
Home Cinema Room: Oppo UHD-203 – £649 – in stock

Home Cinema Room: Oppo UHD-203 – £649 – in stock

  The long awaited UHD 4k Disc Player from Oppo – the UHD-203 – is now with us. We have taken in our first couple of shipments of the Oppo UHD203 and have supplied stock to all but the most recent of orders. We have more deliveries due soon for supply by Christmas.  ...
Cinema Room: Loewe Promotion

Cinema Room: Loewe Promotion

Free stand with Loewe Reference screens. Ahead of the Bild 7 OLED launch Loewe are offering a free table top , wall bracket or floor stand with the Reference televisions. On the Reference 55 that means a free motorised floor stand is available saving £700 and on the...
Cinema Room: High praise for the Pioneer BDP-LX88

Cinema Room: High praise for the Pioneer BDP-LX88

The Pioneer BDP-LX88 has featured in all of our high performing cinemas since it launched and it is nice to see our praise for the product is matched in the press. The Pioneer BDP-LX88 is on display as part of our cinema room. For more information then read the Home...
Home Cinema Room: Epson LS10000 – now available

Home Cinema Room: Epson LS10000 – now available

Epson have announced a new addition to their Home Cinema Projector line up in the form of the LS10000 laser projector. We have the new Epson LS10000 on display in our showroom and have limited stock available. Priced at £5999 the Epson LS10000 goes head to head with...
Home Cinema Room: REL

Home Cinema Room: REL

REL joins HomeSound. A good subwoofer is key to a successful cinema and over the years I have supplied and installed the vast majority of the main subwoofer players – M&K, JL Audio, MJ Acoustics, REL,  Paradigm and Velodyne. REL have always had a great...
Cinema Room: Display Projectors

Cinema Room: Display Projectors

We have several of our showroom projectors for sale, with less than 100 hours on each bulb the projectors are supplied as new with a complete warranty. Sony VPL-VW500es 4k Projector – Sold JVC DLA-HD500 – Sold – please contact us for special new...
Home Cinema Room: Atmos

Home Cinema Room: Atmos

Dolby Atmos is here with high quality AV receivers now available from all of the main brands. We will have our Pioneer SC-LX88 and Yamaha RX-A3040 set up very shortly and we are eagerly awaiting the Atmos update for our Datasat RS20i. To visit the Dolby Atmos website...
Cinema Room: Datasat LS10 vs. RS20i

Cinema Room: Datasat LS10 vs. RS20i

The Datasat LS10 showed its strength in surround sound in my recent test against my benchmark processor for sound the Anthem D2V but lost out in native stereo performance.  The Anthem ARC room equalisation helped a great deal for the surround sound presentation and...
Cinema Room: Datasat LS10 Vs Anthem D2v 3D

Cinema Room: Datasat LS10 Vs Anthem D2v 3D

The Anthem D2V has been my main recommendation for a home cinema processor for many years and I have extensively tested it against the majority of rivals. With the advent of Auro 3d and Dolby Atmos there are now a host of new contenders in the shape of Datasat, Storm...
Cinema Room: High performance processors

Cinema Room: High performance processors

With the release of  Auro 3D and Dolby Atmos decoding there is now more choice than ever at the top tier of home cinema processing. Where seven speaker channels and two subwoofers used to be the limit of outputs we now have processing to cater for height channels at...
Cinema Room:  Velodyne Subwoofers

Cinema Room: Velodyne Subwoofers

I have been looking to specify and install the Velodyne range of subwoofers for many years, almost since I started in hi-fi. Now that I have ended my association with Paradigm I have the space in my portfolio for the full range (and with the size of the DD18+ space in...
Cinema Room: Velodyne

Cinema Room: Velodyne

Subwoofers are a critical component for home cinema and can bring surprising gains to hi-fi. Velodyne is the latest brand to join HomeSound and with a range of subs that starts at just 9” cubed, covers discreet in wall subwoofers and goes on an 18” Behemoth there is a...
Cinema Room:  JVC DLA-X500

Cinema Room: JVC DLA-X500

We have been waiting for a while but our JVC DLA-X500 is now set up in our cinema room and joins the latest models from Sony and Epson. Each projector is fully ISF calibrated and runs with our Lumagen video processor to ensure maximum performance. With the JVC X500 on...