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Kaleidescape Experience Centre

HiFi Cinema are one of a handful of “Experience Centres” where you can see a demonstration of  the full range of facilities that Kaleidescape can offer.

Kaleidescape are one of the worlds foremost manufacturers of Movie Server and multi-room AV equipment.

The Kaleidescape system was designed to show movies from the ground up, and in order that it does this reliably, Kaleidescape created their own dedicated operating system, rather than relying on a “standard” computer operating system. This means that the Kaleidescape system is quick and robust, and offers an intuitive and easy to use operating experience.



One of the unique features of the Kaleidescape system is the fact that Kaleidescape have built up an enormous database of DVDs and Blu-Ray discs, and have marked on their system where the start of each movie is. It means that when you press the “Play Movie” button on the one you’ve selected, it does just that, starts playing from the beginning of the movie, rather than the beginning of the DVD with all of the trailers and warnings.


The Kaleidescape system offers ease of use and flexibility, movies can be selected by a variety of criteria from name, director, principle lead actor etc. to run time, so if you have a limited time on your hectic schedule, you can choose a movie that will fit into the time available.

The Kaleidescape system also keeps a selection of key scenes from your movies, where the scenes are book-marked so you can jump straight to the start of them, when you want to show the system off to your friends!

The system has to be tried to be appreciated – We have invested in the latest systems from Kaleidescape, so that you can browse through our selection of favourite DVDs, Blu-Ray discs and downloads, and experience one of the best entertainment systems in the world.


For more information download the Kaleidescape-Brochure here.


Kaleidescape vs Streaming

“I can stream 4K movies from the internet, why is Kaleidescape better ?

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Full 4K HDR Blu-Ray Quality Movie Downloads

Introducing the worlds first movie download service in full Blu-Ray quality (4K HDR with high resolution audio formats).  Kaleidescape have brought to you the facility to download full 4K movies onto your Kaleidescape System at competitive prices at the click of a button.

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Once you’ve purchased a movie on your Kaleidescape System, you can watch it as many times as you like, and if you wish to free up space on the hard drive, you can delete it, then in future download it again free of charge if you’d like to watch it again.



kaleidescape strato

The award-winning Kaleidescape Strato is the world’s first and only 4K Ultra HD high-dynamic-range movie player. Strato plays movies in true 4K Ultra HD at up to 60 frames per second, without startup delays, buffering messages, or quality drops that are so common with streaming services. Strato supports lossless multichannel audio including Dolby Atmos, and bit-stream pass-through of Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. The Strato onscreen user interface is also displayed in 4K Ultra HD, at 60 frames per second, resulting in fluid animation and a stunning visual impact.

Strato can be purchased with or without an internal 6TB hard drive that can store up to 100 4K Ultra HD movies, 200 Blu-ray quality movies, or 900 DVD quality movies. Strato equipped with internal movie storage can be used standalone or in a system with other Encore components. Strato with or without internal storage can play movies from any Terra movie server, from another Kaleidescape Strato or Alto with internal storage, or directly from a blu ray disc or dvd in a Kaleidescape Disc Server. The movie starts immediately, without trailers or warnings, and you can jump right to your favorite scene or song, without fast forwarding.

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