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  • Is The Android TV Interface Really That Bad?

    As a means of curating content and providing a smart platform user interface for your entertainment needs, Android TV has promise but there are numerous reports of instability. What's your experience been?

    by AVForums, Sep 20, 2018 at 9:39 PM

  • Mobile Phone Insurance - Any Recommendations?

    Is taking out separate cover for your new smartphone actually worth it or can you save money by putting it on your contents insurance instead? Have you had cover and needed to make a claim or have you not and then regretted it? Let us know your...

    by AVForums, Sep 20, 2018 at 1:36 PM

  • Sony Announce New PlayStation Classic Console in Mini Format

    Apart from ears and noses, most things shrink over time. Sony's classic, original PlayStation console has done just that. Come and take a trip down memory lane.

    by AVForums, Sep 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM

  • What's the correct Colour Gamut setting for LG OLED TV?

    LG OLED TVs feature several colour gamut options in the user menus but which should you choose? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Sep 4, 2018 at 6:50 AM

  • Is a PS4 Pro price-drop coming?

    One of our members has noticed that PS4 Pro stocks seem to be low in the UK. Does that mean a new version with a potentially lower price-point is on the horizon. Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Sep 4, 2018 at 6:50 AM

  • Is my LG OLED TV faulty?

    Ca you advise a member whose LG E7 OLED TV is behaving erratically on HDMI 1 and HDMI 2. IS it the HDMI board, cables or something else to blame? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Aug 26, 2018 at 8:13 AM

  • Is Dirac Live really all that good?

    Dirac Live is regarded by many as the best room correction software for home cinema enthusiasts but is it really all that much better than Audyssey and the rest? Come and join the discussion

    by AVForums, Aug 26, 2018 at 7:10 AM

  • Recommend a 55-inch 4K TV for under £750

    Can you help a member choose their first 4K TV. The criterion for selection include HDR and good gaming performance for Xbox 1? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Aug 25, 2018 at 8:40 PM

  • What's a good, simple Freeview PVR?

    Can you recommend a Freeview recorder to be used for Series records, some catch-up and it needs to be twin tuner? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Aug 23, 2018 at 7:53 AM

  • Will alligator clips reduce audio quality?

    One AVF member is looking at purchasing a second hand surround sound system however one of the proprietary connector plugs has fallen off and the bare wire is exposed. Can they just use some alligator clips to join the two together or will this...

    by AVForums, Aug 22, 2018 at 8:09 AM

  • 4K vs. 3D Movies

    Given the choice between the Ultra HD and 3D version of a film and assuming both are good examples of their formats, which would you choose Ultra HD or 3D? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Aug 20, 2018 at 11:59 AM

  • Best places to import 4K Blu-ray from?

    It's sometimes possible to save a few pounds by importing as well as the fact you can get discs earlier and with different content on them in other regions so where's the best place to import from, nowadays? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Aug 8, 2018 at 1:46 PM

  • Has anyone given up 4K Blu-ray for Streaming?

    With the quality of video available to stream from the likes of iTunes, Netflix and Amazon plus the expense of physical media, has anyone actually given up buying discs since the quality of the streams are so good? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Aug 4, 2018 at 9:27 AM

  • Should phones be banned in the cinema?

    Are you OK with people using their smartphones when you go to the cinema or should they be summarily banned? Come and join the discussion

    by AVForums, Aug 4, 2018 at 9:27 AM

  • Best video headset?

    Can you recommend a video headset - VR or not - to be used for 2D and 3D movie watching? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Aug 3, 2018 at 7:46 AM

  • What's a good 4k TV to use as a PC monitor?

    Can you recommend a large-ish TV to replace 2/3 PC monitors. It needs to be Ultra HD, have accurate colours and 4:4:4 Chroma resolution. Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Aug 3, 2018 at 7:46 AM

  • What can be done about sunlight on TV screen?

    Is there anything that can be done about bright sunlight washing out TV images, bar the obvious solution of drawing the curtains? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Aug 2, 2018 at 7:52 AM

  • Power Cable Upgrades - Yay or Nay?

    Is it really worth upgrading your mains cables to improve the performance of your Hi-Fi equipment or is the idea a bit of a nonsense? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Aug 2, 2018 at 7:51 AM

  • Are we paying too much for our mobile phones?

    Here's a question for you: in terms of getting value for money, for the functionalities you make use of on a smartphone, are you over-spending on the tech when something more budget would do just fine? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Aug 1, 2018 at 2:57 PM

  • Are laser projectors worth the extra?

    Laser technology is beginning to shake up the home projector market but, naturally, there's a price premium to pay for the new technology. Is it worth the extra money with its current performance? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Aug 1, 2018 at 8:37 AM

  • Help to choose a suitable turntable?

    Can you recommend a turntable that would do justice to an existing setup comprising a Cambridge Audio CXC CD Transport; a Roksan K3 DAC; a Yamaha AS-1100 amplifier and KEF R500 Floor standing speakers? Come and join the discussion

    by AVForums, Jul 30, 2018 at 8:46 AM

  • AVR that pass 4K HDR from PS4?

    Following some frustrations with inconsistencies with a Denon AV Receiver, a PS4 Pro and a Sony XE93 one member is looking for an AVR that works with that setup without issue. What advice can you offer - is it really the AVR or is the problem...

    by AVForums, Jul 29, 2018 at 6:14 AM

  • How to run cables in walls with solid insulation?

    Can you help a fellow member who is looking to wall mount their new TV and needing to run a couple of HDMI cables and the power lead through solid foam insulation. Anyone done this? Any tips/tricks/pointers? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Jul 28, 2018 at 10:24 PM

  • Are 4K Blu-rays too expensive?

    With a typical market entry price of £24.99, Ultra HD Blu-ray certainly can seem expensive so are the high prices putting you off growing a collection? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Jul 28, 2018 at 4:33 PM

  • Why are my home network speeds so slow?

    With a Sky router, homeplugs and a Gigabit NAS in the chain why is one of our members only seeing transfer speeds of up to 10MB/s when they should be much faster? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Jul 28, 2018 at 4:33 PM

  • Is my TV or Blu-ray Player at fault?

    Can you help diagnose why one of members' TV is switching AV input, mid movie, while watching Blu-ray discs. Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Jul 28, 2018 at 4:32 PM

  • Amp for use with TV and Hi-Fi?

    Balancing audio amplification between video and Hi-Fi sources isn't always that easy if you want to maintain optimum quality so which amps are suitable for that?

    by AVForums, Jul 27, 2018 at 7:25 AM

  • Are 4K TV's inferior at showing 1080P content?

    Does it necessarily have to be the case that 1080p TVs are better at showing native 108op content than Ultra HD models? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Jul 24, 2018 at 11:15 AM

  • Freeview PVR similar to SKY+?

    Which Freeview/Freesat PVRs offer a Sky-like experience for free to air television with features such as Series Link and the rest. Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Jul 23, 2018 at 6:22 PM

  • How to install Windows 10 on SSD?

    As per the title, can you advise a member who is struggling to install Windows 10 on their solid state drive? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Jul 23, 2018 at 8:54 AM

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