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    AVForums Podcast: 27th February 2021

    by Phil Hinton
    AVForums Podcast: 27th February 2021
    In this special Podcast episode recorded on the 10th of February, we interview Arnaud Laborie - Founder and CEO of Trinnov, along with Arnaud Destinay, Benoit Munoz and Tom Garrett. We cover the history of the company, its R&D technologies and the products. This is an in-depth discussion that covers all the aspects of Trinnov and its room optimisation technologies.  
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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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    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 Optimiser, 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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    SVS launches 1000 Pro Series subwoofers

    by Andy Bassett
    SVS launches 1000 Pro Series subwoofers
    SVS continues its mission to bring its flagship subwoofer technologies to more and more bass fans with the launch of the Pro version of its most affordable 1000 models, the SB-1000 Pro and the PB-1000 Pro.  
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    The Nioh Collection (PS5) Review

    by Rik Henderson
    The Nioh Collection (PS5) Review
    Remastered versions of Nioh and Nioh 2 for PS5. Relive the entire saga, including all DLC, with 4K resolution and up to 120fps gameplay. Data from PS4 versions can be transferred over to pick up where players left off.  
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    AVForums Podcast: 24th February 2021

    by Phil Hinton
    AVForums Podcast: 24th February 2021
    This week we ask if a large screen HDR TV or a projector is best for a home cinema system and Greg looks at a TPLink whole house mesh Wi-Fi system for the home. Plus it is the end of the month so we round-up the best music, films and TV shows to watch...  
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    Wrong Turn (2021) Movie Review

    by Tom Davies
    Wrong Turn (2021) Movie Review
    Retooled by Alan B McElroy, the screenwriter of the original Wrong Turn, the picture on this remake is very comfortably in focus for 110 minutes.  
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    Big Sky (Disney+/Star) TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Big Sky (Disney+/Star) TV Show Review
    Big Sky launches in the UK as Disney Plus's first Star Original, hitting you with the opening two episodes which try their best to give you enough shock-tactic revelations to get you hooked.  
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    What is Audyssey Room Correction?

    by Steve Withers
    What is Audyssey Room Correction?
    The biggest influence on sound quality is the room itself, and while you can physically mitigate the negative aspects with acoustic treatments, a software solution is easier. Audyssey Room Correction was one of the first, and remains hugely popular in affordable receivers and processors.  
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    I Care a Lot (Amazon) Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    I Care a Lot (Amazon) Movie Review
    Pike delivers a strikingly sociopathic solo performance in this ultimately tonally inept dark crime comedy drama mystery thingy that Amazon scooped up on the sly.  
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    For All Mankind Season 2 Premiere (Apple TV+) TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    For All Mankind Season 2 Premiere (Apple TV+) TV Show Review
    Apple TV+'s fantastic flagship sci-fi drama - from Battlestar Galactica's Ronald D. Moore - returns for an 80s-infused second tour.  
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    Disney+ Star launches 23rd Feb: Everything you need to know

    by Andy Bassett
    Disney+ Star launches 23rd Feb: Everything you need to know
    The February 23rd launch of Disney’s Star channel on its Disney+ streaming service will bring a whole new choice of viewing and in some areas effectively double the amount of content available.  
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    What's new on Sky and NOW TV UK for March 2021

    by Andy Bassett
    What's new on Sky and NOW TV UK for March 2021
    Updated: 26-Feb-2021: UK genre fans will be asking but one question this month, with the Snyder Cut of The Justice League airing on HBO Max on 18th March, will it be coming to Sky in March too?  
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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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    What's new on Disney+ UK and Amazon Prime Video UK for March 2021

    by Andy Bassett
    What's new on Disney+ UK and Amazon Prime Video UK for March 2021
    Updated 25-Feb-2021: Disney and Amazon are bringing a couple of big gun movie releases to their streaming services for March in the form of Raya and the Last Dragon and Coming 2 America.  
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    What's new on Netflix UK for March 2021

    by Andy Bassett
    What's new on Netflix UK for March 2021
    Updated 26-Feb-2021: March is going to be quite a battleground for the established streaming services with high profile offerings from Disney and Amazon Prime. So what will the Streaming Daddy bring to the March party to put the pipsqueaks in their place?  
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    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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    Musical Fidelity M2si Integrated Amplifier Review

    by Ed Selley
    Musical Fidelity M2si Integrated Amplifier Review
    In a world where integrated amplifiers are festooned with additional features, Musical Fidelity delivers an exercise in considered minimalism in the form of the M2si - does this focus pay off?  
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    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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    What is Anthem Room Correction (ARC Genesis)?

    by Steve Withers
    What is Anthem Room Correction (ARC Genesis)?
    The biggest influence on sound quality is the room itself, and while you can physically mitigate the negative aspects with acoustic treatments, a software solution is easier. Anthem Room Correction (ARC Genesis) aims to do exactly what its name suggests.  
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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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    Sony VPL-VW790ES 4K Laser Projector Review

    by Steve Withers
    Sony VPL-VW790ES 4K Laser Projector Review
    The Sony VPL-VW790ES 4K HDR SXRD projector keeps the same laser light source as the previous model, but adds a new X1 processor, and a Dynamic HDR Enhancer. It also drops the price, which is sure to please.  
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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.  

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