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    Cyrus i7 XR Integrated Amp Review

    by Ed Selley
    Cyrus i7 XR Integrated Amp Review
    Cyrus has embarked on releasing a whole new line of products of which the i7 XR integrated amp is in the first wave. Is it any good?  
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    LG BX 4K OLED TV Review

    by Phil Hinton
    LG BX 4K OLED TV Review
    The LG BX is the latest entry-level 4K OLED TV that boasts a host of new features including Filmmaker Mode and Dolby Vision IQ. With the price now under £1000 is it an OLED bargain?  
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    Panasonic launches JZ1500, JZ1000 and JZ980 OLED TVs for 2021

    by Andy Bassett
    Panasonic launches JZ1500, JZ1000 and JZ980 OLED TVs for 2021
    Panasonic has announced its full line up of OLED TVs for 2021 and joining the JZ2000 will be the JZ1500, JZ1000 and JZ980 models.  
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    Arcam AV40 AV Processor Review

    by Phil Hinton
    Arcam AV40 AV Processor Review
    The Arcam AV40 is the latest high-end AV Processor from the British audio manufacturer and boasts 16-channels of surround sound processing using the very latest codecs, as well as Dirac Live 16-channel room optimisation.  
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    Q Acoustics Q Active 200 Speaker System Review

    by Ed Selley
    Q Acoustics Q Active 200 Speaker System Review
    Q Acoustics has launched its first ever active speaker and, as well as being technically fascinating, the spec is pure 2021. Is it any good though?  
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    TP-Link Deco X20 Mesh Wi-Fi System Review

    by Greg Hook
    TP-Link Deco X20 Mesh Wi-Fi System Review
    TP-Link's £295 triple unit Deco X20 mesh Wi-Fi system promises whole home Wi-Fi coverage including seamless roaming, greatly reduced lag, anti-virus and parental controls.  
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    Focal Clear MG Headphone Review

    by Ed Selley
    Focal Clear MG Headphone Review
    The Clear MG is the latest member of the Focal headphone family and brings new materials and thinking to the process. Is this the home headphone to beat?  
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    Zack Snyder's Justice League Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Zack Snyder's Justice League Movie Review
    Attempting to right a great deal of wrongs, this impossible fan dream finally materialises and is a hell of an experience - a visually striking epic of untold proportions that simply has to be seen to be believed.  
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    What's new on Disney+ UK and Amazon Prime Video UK for April 2021

    by Andy Bassett
    What's new on Disney+ UK and Amazon Prime Video UK for April 2021
    UPDATED 02-APR-2021: After March's comedy crowd pleasers - Raya and Coming 2 America - April sees both Amazon Prime Video and DisneyPlus getting all dramatic and ‘awardsy’ with the films they’re bringing to UK subscribers.  
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    What's new on Netflix UK for April 2021

    by Andy Bassett
    What's new on Netflix UK for April 2021
    UPDATED 29-MAR-2021: With streaming services duking it out during March with a number of notable releases (Raya and the Last Dragon on Disney+ Premier Access, Coming 2 America on Amazon Prime and the Justice League Snyder Cut on HBO Max / Sky), what can Netflix serve up as the dust settles in April?  
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    iFi Audio Zen Phono Stage Review

    by Ed Selley
    iFi Audio Zen Phono Stage Review
    Looking to extract a little more performance from your turntable? The latest member of the Zen family claims to have exactly what you need.  
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    Yamaha YH-E700A Wireless Headphone Review

    by Ed Selley
    Yamaha YH-E700A Wireless Headphone Review
    Yamaha wades into the noise cancelling headphone category with the YH-E700A headphone - can it compete with the established order?  
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    What is Trinnov Optimizer Room Correction?

    by Steve Withers
    What is Trinnov Optimizer Room Correction?
    The biggest influence on sound quality is the room itself, and while you can physically mitigate some of the negative aspects with acoustic treatments, a software solution is easier. The Trinnov Optimizer is the most flexible, customisable and sophisticated software available, making it the choice of the professionals.  
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    What is Dirac Live Room Correction?

    by Steve Withers
    What is Dirac Live Room Correction?
    The biggest influence on sound quality is the room itself, and while you can physically mitigate some of the negative aspects with acoustic treatments, a software solution is easier. Dirac Live room correction is a sophisticated solution, and the dominant software in higher-end processors and receivers.  
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    Marantz Model 30 Integrated Amp & SACD 30N Streaming Player Review

    by Ed Selley
    Marantz Model 30 Integrated Amp & SACD 30N Streaming Player Review
    Marantz resurrects a classic name and some equally classic styling cues for their latest stereo components - is this nostalgia or a worthwhile look back?  
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    SVS PB-2000 Pro Subwoofer Review

    by Steve Withers
    SVS PB-2000 Pro Subwoofer Review
    The SVS PB-2000 Pro is the third model in this updated range, complementing the sealed and cylindrical units and bringing deeper bass along with a remote app.  
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    Lypertek Soundfree S20 True Wireless Stereo Earphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Lypertek Soundfree S20 True Wireless Stereo Earphones Review
    Chinese audio brand Lypertek's new release looks to build on the surprise success of the Tevi (now renamed to Pureplay Z3) with the Soundfree S20, a £69 set featuring wireless charging, Bluetooth 5.0 and up to 40 hours battery life.  
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    Audio Technica AT-LP5X Turntable Review

    by Ed Selley
    Audio Technica AT-LP5X Turntable Review
    Audio Technica’s talented and affordable turntable gets a makeover - is this enough to ensure it’s still a budget champion?  
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    Trinnov Audio Altitude16 AV Processor Review

    by Steve Withers
    Trinnov Audio Altitude16 AV Processor Review
    Updated 26th February 2021: The Trinnov Altitude16 AV processor delivers remarkable performance and unparalleled flexibility with sixteen channels of processing, the incredible Trinnov Optimizer, and support for Dolby Atmos, DTS:X Pro, and Auro-3D.  
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    Audeze Penrose Gaming Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Audeze Penrose Gaming Headphones Review
    100mm Planar Magnetic Drivers, Wireless PC and Console support, broadcast quality microphone, could the Penrose at £300 be the must buy gaming headset?  
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    PMC twenty5 23i Loudspeaker Review

    by Ed Selley
    PMC twenty5 23i Loudspeaker Review
    The smallest floorstander in the 25i range is also the strongest selling model in the range. Is this slender two way, the great all-rounder?  
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    Piega Premium Wireless 301 Active Speaker System Review

    by Ed Selley
    Piega Premium Wireless 301 Active Speaker System Review
    Piega has turned its distinctive metal cabinet speakers into a compact active system. Is this yet another premium soundbar alternative?  
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    NAD M28 7-Channel Power Amplifier Review

    by Steve Withers
    NAD M28 7-Channel Power Amplifier Review
    NAD's latest Master Series power amplifier delivers seven channels of Class D grunt thanks to Purifi's new Eigentakt technology.  
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    64

    Samsung Q800T (QE65Q800T) 8K QLED TV Review

    by Phil Hinton
    Samsung Q800T (QE65Q800T) 8K QLED TV Review
    The Samsung Q800T is the third tier of the 2020 8K TV range and features the Quantum Processor 8K AI, Object Tracking Sound+, HDR10+ and the Samsung Tizen smart TV system with YouTube 8K. So is it time to move up in resolution? Let's find out...  
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    31

    McIntosh MA7200 Integrated Amplifier Review

    by Ed Selley
    McIntosh MA7200 Integrated Amplifier Review
    The MA7200 combines classic features associated with the McIntosh brand with some modern ones too. Is this an amp for all seasons?  
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    Paradigm Defiance V12 Subwoofer Review

    by Steve Withers
    Paradigm Defiance V12 Subwoofer Review
    The Paradigm Defiance V12 subwoofer not only offers a 12-inch driver and 250W of dynamic peak power, but also includes a remote app and Anthem Room Correction. The even better news is that all this cutting-edge subwoofery won't break the bank.  
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    Philips unveils 9636 and 9506 MiniLED TVs

    by Andy Bassett
    Philips unveils 9636 and 9506 MiniLED TVs
    Philips has introduced two new Mini LED TV models for 2021, the 9506 plus the Bowers and Wilkins speaker augmented 9636.  
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    Philips announces 806, 856 and 706 OLED TVs for 2021

    by Andy Bassett
    Philips announces 806, 856 and 706 OLED TVs for 2021
    New Philips OLED TVs for 2021 include the OLED 806, 856 and 706 models which debut a 77-inch screen, full-bandwidth HDMI 2.1 and the latest 5th gen P5 picture processor. Last year’s OLED+935 sticks around too.  
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    Sony VPL-VW590ES 4K SXRD Projector Review

    by Phil Hinton
    Sony VPL-VW590ES 4K SXRD Projector Review
    The VPL-VW590ES is a native 4K SXRD projector from Sony which replaces the outgoing VW570 and adds some new picture processing thanks to the X1 for Projector chip and some new HDR processing. So is it worth the upgrade for existing users and how does it compare to the JVC DLA-N5? Let's find out...  
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    LG launches brighter G1 plus 83-inch C1 OLED TVs for 2021

    by Phil Hinton
    LG launches brighter G1 plus 83-inch C1 OLED TVs for 2021
    LG introduces a brighter OLED panel with its G1 OLEDs and an 83-inch screen size for the C1 OLED TVs at CES 2021. There's also a new webOS smart TV system and redesigned remote control, along with a Game Optimiser Menu system...  
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    Panasonic introduces JZ2000 Flagship OLED TV with HCX Pro AI for 2021

    by Phil Hinton
    Panasonic introduces JZ2000 Flagship OLED TV with HCX Pro AI for 2021
    AVForums attended an online briefing for the new JZ2000 flagship OLED on Wednesday where Panasonic highlighted the features, picture quality and design changes for the 2021 model. We get HDMI 2.1 features for gaming and cinematic picture quality from the Custom Pro OLED Panel.  
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    Sony 8K Z9J and 4K A90J, A80J, X95J and X90J TVs launched

    by Phil Hinton
    Sony 8K Z9J and 4K A90J, A80J, X95J and X90J TVs launched
    AVForums was invited to a press briefing from Sony UK on the 4th of January where the company announced its new line-up of 8K and 4K premium Bravia XR TVs. New models have XR Cognitive Processor, Google TV and exclusive streaming service BRAVIA CORE from Sony Pictures.  
  • TV News

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    Samsung announces Micro LED and Neo QLED TVs for 2021

    by Steve Withers
    Samsung announces Micro LED and Neo QLED TVs for 2021
    Samsung announces its latest TV tech for 2021, which includes Micro LED and Neo QLED with its new ultra-thin backlight.  
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    Leak Stereo 130 Integrated Amplifier and CDT CD Transport Review

    by Ed Selley
    Leak Stereo 130 Integrated Amplifier and CDT CD Transport Review
    The newest arrivals from the International Audio Group come from a ‘new’ brand that isn’t new at all. Are the new Leaks a retro curio or a stroke of genius?  
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    88

    What is Bias Lighting for TVs?

    by Steve Withers
    What is Bias Lighting for TVs?
    Professional content creators use it in the studio, Philips has TVs with it built-in and it’s one of the most affordable upgrades for getting more out of your TV watching experience - so what exactly is bias lighting and why is everyone talking about it?  
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    Soundbar or AV Receiver and speakers – which one should you choose?

    by Steve Withers
    Soundbar or AV Receiver and speakers – which one should you choose?
    It's the age-old question: soundbar or AV receiver? We list the pros and cons, and find out if you really can put together a separates system for less than a 'bar and sub combo.  
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    32

    Rotel Tribute Editions: A11 Amplifier and CD11 CD Player Review

    by Ed Selley
    Rotel Tribute Editions: A11 Amplifier and CD11 CD Player Review
    Rotel’s latest affordable amp and CD combo is more than a pair of Hi-Fi components; they’re the last work of an industry titan. Are they any good though?  
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    Top Ten New TV Shows of 2020

    by Tom Davies
    Top Ten New TV Shows of 2020
    A genuinely great year for TV, picking the 10 best has almost completely stumped us...so inevitably we got the order wrong. OH WELL!  
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    Top Ten 4K Blu-ray Box Sets of 2020

    by Simon Crust
    Top Ten 4K Blu-ray Box Sets of 2020
    Having looked at single 4K disc releases, it seems only fair we take a look at the biggest and best Box Sets of the year.  
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    Top Ten 4K Blu-ray Discs of 2020

    by Simon Crust
    Top Ten 4K Blu-ray Discs of 2020
    With a raft of 4K discs hitting the shelves in 2020, we pick the best single disc releases of the year.  

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