Featured Product of the Week: DALI Sub K-14 F

Sub K-14 F in black

The Sub-Woofer is often a sadly neglected part of a home cinema setup, and frequently shoved out of the way behind the sofa, or into a corner. Whilst this is frequently feasible as the lower audio frequencies cannot generate any direction information in you ear, this is not the best way to treat sub woofer […]

Our New Home Cinema Showroom Design

Demonstration Cinema Room Model

We are planning a new high end Home Cinema Showroom to be build in what is now the workshop upstairs, here’s a quick sneak peek of what we’re planning: The system will have the following features: Full 4K 3D projection System 12′ wide fixed Cinemascope Screen In-wall / on-wall speakers for 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos Sound […]

Multi-Room AV and dedicated Cinema Room

Dedicated HiFi Cinema Room

The Brief for this project evolved over a number of months. It involved AV distribution to most rooms about the house, with a variety of quality presentations depending on the room. Added to this was a dedicated High spec Home Cinema In short we ended up with: 8 zones of Sonos Music 7 zones of Linn Music […]

Home Cinema Wiring

5.1 channel surround sound speaker layout

We are frequently asked about schematics for Home Cinema Wiring for a dedicated cinema room or lounge prior to decoration. We always suggest putting in sufficient wiring ready for the future as it is far easier to install at a first fix stage, rather than in a separate event involving re-decoration etc. The wiring required is […]

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 […]