Featured Product of the Week: Anthem MRX 720 Surround Amp

Anthem MRX-720 side

The Anthem AV Receivers have been favourites of ours for some time, and this is principally due to their audio excellence. The Anthem MRX 720, is their middle tier product in the MRX series, and is the work horse of our Home Cinema Showroom. The unit is capable of directly driving 7 speakers, and of […]

Making sense of multi-channel audio layouts

5.1 channel surround sound speaker layout

The Audio systems we listen to tend to have multiple combinations of speakers going from a single loudspeaker, to sophisticated multi-channel 3D surround systems. When creating a listening room, or adding a sound system into your living room for example, where you put the speakers is an important factor in the sound quality of the […]

Elephant Traps in Home Cinema Setup #2: Audio Modes

Home Cinema audio

Following on from last weeks Elephant Traps in Home Cinema Setup, it got us thinking about the various audio modes that the average AV receiver is capable of decoding and generating, and that there is a generally poor understanding of what these audio modes do (or don’t do) for you. It is easy for example […]