AVForums Podcast: 12th November 2018
by Phil HintonThis week Ed declares he wants a steamroller and Steve visits the Mary Rose. We have reviews of 4K projectors from ViewSonic and Sony as well as reviews of B&W 700 and Wharfedale D320 speakers. Plus we review Overlord at the cinema and round-up the latest cinema and disc releases and news.
Nov 12, 2018 at 7:29 AM
ViewSonic PX747-4K DLP Projector Review
by Phil HintonIf you're looking for big screen 4K images for watching sporting events, films and gaming there are now quite a few 4K DLP projectors to choose from. So what does the ViewSonic do to stand out from the crowd?
Nov 10, 2018 at 7:44 AM7
Promoted: Pick 2018’s ultimate OLED TV and win a Philips 65” OLED 803 worth £3,000Philips are inviting AVForums members to decide which OLED is best at a free TV shoot-out in London. Register now, as only limited places are available – and one lucky person will win a superb OLED TV.
Nov 7, 2018
Is it Possible to Get a Reasonable Gaming PC For £500?With Black Friday and Christmas around the corner, families may well be looking for a PC to satisfy the gaming itch. £500 seems a reasonable budget to be able to compete with the top end consoles currently available but what can you get for the money and where should you look? Visit the thread here to post your recommendations or check what others are suggesting.
Nov 13, 2018 at 2:13 PM
Stan Lee Has Died Aged 95The legendary comic book creator has sadly passed away at the age of 95.
Nov 12, 2018 at 6:45 PM
Disney+ Streaming Service: First Details Announced.Disney announce the first details of its upcoming streaming service with a release window and fan favourite content front and centre.
Nov 11, 2018 at 7:47 AM
2001: A Space Odyssey 4K Blu-ray ReviewStanley Kubrick's 2001 A Space Odyssey is a richly rewarding experience, and this new 4K release is out of this world.
Nov 9, 2018 at 8:52 AM10
HDFury Vertex ReviewThe HDFury Vertex is technically an HDMI splitter and scaler, but that description simply doesn't do this AV Swiss Army Knife justice. Is there any HDMI issue it can't fix?
Nov 8, 2018 at 9:03 AM9
Red Dead Redemption 2 Review (PS4)Red Dead Redemption 2 is a stunning period piece that's far more than just Grand Theft Auto with horses
Nov 7, 20188
Superman 4K Blu-ray ReviewSuperman flies into 4K with picture and sound to rival the best - or will it split opinion?
Nov 7, 20189
Wharfedale D320 Standmount Speaker ReviewWharfedale says their D300 Series speakers are the most advanced they’ve ever made. At £200 does this mean the D320 is the bargain of the year?
Nov 7, 20188
Pro-Ject Primary E Turntable ReviewPro-Ject has refined its Primary record player to a previously unseen price point - is this where your vinyl adventure begins?
Nov 2, 20188
Denon AVC-X6500H 11.2 AV Amplifier ReviewThe Denon AVC-X6500H is the company's latest mid-range AV amplifier, but how does it differ from the X6400 and what is IMAX Enhanced?
Oct 31, 20189
What is IMAX Enhanced?A new licensing and certification home entertainment programme has been announced called IMAX Enhanced, but is it just marketing or something entirely new?
Oct 30, 2018
Philips 803 (65OLED803) ReviewPhilips 803 is their entry-level OLED 4K TV and the new model boasts a 2nd Gen P5+ processor, HDR10+ support, three-sided Ambilight and the Android Smart TV platform.
Oct 28, 20189
Panasonic DP-UB9000 4K Blu-ray Player ReviewNow that Oppo has gone, is Panasonic's THX-certified UB9000 the new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player of choice for the discerning enthusiast?
Oct 26, 20189
Hisense A6200 (H50A6200UK) ReviewThe Hisense A6200 is incredibly cheap for a 4K HDR TV, but is there a catch or is this the budget TV of the year?
Oct 23, 20189
LG 55B8 (OLEDB8SLC) OLED ReviewLG has been busy moving the OLED TV game on but unlike last year, the B8 seems to be pegged back from the rest of the family line-up with the use of a lower grade processor. But does that really impact on the level of performance?
Oct 13, 20189
Samsung Q8DN (QE55Q8DN) ReviewSamsung's Q8 range has a late entry for it's UK release with the introduction of the Q8DN, a direct backlit FALD set which promises Q9 image quality with less cost and zones, so does it measure up?
Sep 19, 20188
Hisense H55U7AUK 4K TV ReviewHisense's new mid-range U7A ULED HDR 4K TV is the official model for the FIFA World Cup and promises a host of new features. How does it stack up against competing screens at this price point?
Aug 2, 20188
Panasonic FZ952 (TX-65FZ952B) ReviewPanasonic continue their push for image quality as the content creators intend with their flagship 65-inch FZ952. With Home Screen 3.0, Dynamic Blade speaker and HDR10+ support can it offer the best in image quality without Dolby Vision on-board?
Jul 12, 20189
Sony KD-55AF8 (AF8/ A8F) ReviewSony's new BRAVIA AF8 OLED 4K TV includes all the picture features on the A1 such as HDR, Dolby Vision and the Acoustic Surface but adds a simplified stand.
Jun 28, 20188
electriQ 55 OLED ReviewCan you get an OLED TV with good quality SDR and HDR picture performance, as well as smart TV features for just £850? Well let's find out...
May 26, 20187
Sony XF90 (KD-55XF9005) ReviewSony's new BRAVIA XF90 TV promises a full array backlight with local dimming, the X1 Extreme Processor and Dolby Vision support via a firmware update – all on a 55-inch screen size. So does it live up to the promise?
May 19, 20188
LG C8 (OLED65C8PLA) ReviewLG's new 65-inch C8 OLED TV offers all the benefits of their higher range 2018 models but without the price tag. So is this the sweet spot for OLED TVs this year?
May 14, 201810
Samsung Q9FN (QE65Q9FN) ReviewSamsung's flagship Q9FN QLED 4K TV arrives with a full array backlight and the expectations of AV enthusiasts on its shoulders. Thankfully it doesn't disappoint.
May 10, 201810