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Arcam Amplifiers

The Arcam Powerhouse

Arcam’s trio of power amplifiers the PA240, PA410 and PA720 compliment the rest of their HDA range perfectly. The design of the HDA range draws upon all of Arcam’s experience as one of the UK’s most respected audio companies, to produce Arcam’s best performing range of audio products yet – using the best quality components and engineering practices, the HDA range is designed and built to give you years of listening enjoyment.

2 months ago
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Transforming a regular living space into a home cinema

This residential living room renovation, in Shropshire, showcases just what an incredible home cinema can be created in a regular living room.

5 months ago

What is Contrast and why does it matter?

Contrast or Contrast ratio is the measure of white to black and allows the viewer to see a higher range of colour and subtle shades. The higher the contrast ratio the higher the detail and quality within the projected image.

5 months ago
LCD vs DLP projectors

Projector Types - LCD vs DLP - What is the difference?

The two most popular types of projectors are 3LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) and DLP (Digital Light Processing). We look at how these two different types of projectors work.

5 months ago
Monitor Audio Bronze Loudspeaker Series

Introducing the new Monitor Audio Bronze Loudspeaker Series

Today, Monitor Audio officially launched the 6th generation of its award-winning Bronze Series of loudspeakers. A complete upgrade in both sound and build quality gives a performance to remember from the new speakers.

7 months ago
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Setting up your home cinema with Dolby Atmos

A Dolby Atmos system allows sound mixers to precisely place sounds and voices at exact points in the sound field rather than just to specific channels. Each speaker in an Atmos system has its own discrete feed, enabling new front-, surround- and ceiling-mounted height channels.

8 months ago
AV Rack Mounts

How to Layout an AV Rack

In this blog we are discussing AV rack layout. AV Racks are most successful when well planned out and designed. We have therefore answered some of the most common questions below to help with the layout of your AV rack.

9 months ago
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4 ways to mount a projector

The UK residential custom home installation sector is now estimated to be worth around £1.07 billion according to CEDIA. Audiovisual projects account for nearly 50% of all installations in the UK. Home cinemas taking a 21% slice and lighting control/design the second most popular at 12%. Whilst we are all looking to integrate more technology into our homes, minimalism has also become the most popular design system over the past few years. So how do we achieve both? Is it possible to integrate technology into your home without upsetting aesthetics?

The answer is simple really, hide it!

10 months ago
4k Enhanced Image

What is 4K UHD and eShift?

When selecting a projector you will see many terms such as native 4k, 4K UHD, 4K enhanced and even eShift. In this blog we give you an overview of what 4K UHD and eShift are and how they will impact your viewing experience.


The term 4K refers to the resolution of an electronic display, such as a projection on a screen and has roughly 4000 pixels horizontally. Resolution is the number of pixels in that display and determines if the display is low quality or high quality. This depends on the number of pixels that make up the image or video, and the higher the number of pixels, the higher the resolution. 

11 months ago
High Definition Image

What is High dynamic range (HDR)?

High Dynamic Range is a method used in high dynamic range imaging and photography to display a range of brightness from the brightest whites to the darkest blacks. HDR produces a wide variety of lights and darks so it appears much closer to real life. Currently, there are five different types of High Dynamic Range.

11 months ago