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  • Upgrading From 5.1 to Atmos in a Typical Lounge - Advice Required.

    Have you expanded your surround sound setup to something with a bit more punch but only had limited space to do it in? Take a look at this thread and see what you'd recommend for member, plasma_novice, who has this exact situation.

    by AVForums, Dec 14, 2018 at 6:52 AM

  • New PS4 Pro Owner - What Games Do You Need?

    There will be plenty of new PS4 Pro owners on Xmas Day. What games should complete the festive package?

    by AVForums, Dec 14, 2018 at 6:52 AM

  • Are 4K Discs Worth It?

    No doubt there'll be a generous helping of favourite movies dished out as gifts this Christmas. Is the extra layout on the 4K version worth it? How much does 4K actually add to your enjoyment of a beloved film? Let other members know what your...

    by AVForums, Dec 14, 2018 at 6:52 AM

  • Pre-amp or Phonostage For a Turntable - What's The Difference?

    Looking to get your hands on a turntable and need a brush-up on the nomenclature? Pop over to this thread and see if a member can clear things up for you. And just what the hell is a moving magnet .... and why is it moving!!!

    by AVForums, Dec 13, 2018 at 11:40 AM

  • Top 5 Switch Games So Far

    Maybe Santa will be bringing you a Switch game this year? Help him decide which one by letting him know what the top 5 games on Nintendo's most recent platform are.

    by AVForums, Dec 13, 2018 at 11:39 AM

  • Any Ideas What Santa May Bring You?

    The Festive Season is approaching and typically encourages the exchange of currency for highly desired goods. Have you got anything specific you're hoping for or are you more a 'better to give than receive' person? Get into the festive spirit and...

    by AVForums, Dec 11, 2018 at 5:35 PM

  • CD Player or Music Streamer For New Amp and Speakers?

    You've got yourself a sweet amp and speaker setup and now you want some decent material to pump through it. You're planning on expanding your CD collection but you've also got plenty of digital music on your PC, plus Spotify. Just what's the best...

    by AVForums, Dec 11, 2018 at 5:35 PM

  • Tom Cruise Gives Advice on Best TV Settings For Movies at Home

    I feel the need .... the need to watch a movie as the creators intended!

    by AVForums, Dec 5, 2018 at 8:58 AM

  • What's Your Most Anticipated Movie This December?

    December can often cap off a year with a few unexpected movie delights. 2018 sees a brace of superhero flicks (Deadpool, Aquaman, Spiderman), a spin off (Bumblebee) a few revisits (Mary Poppins, Homes and Watson) and a couple of new properties...

    by AVForums, Dec 4, 2018 at 11:42 AM

  • AVForums November Photo Comp Winner and December Topic

    Congratulations to AVForums member CFC1 who won November's photography competition and has chosen 'Illumination/Light' as the topic for December's entries. Check the link to see CFC1's winning image and check how to submit entries of your own.

    by AVForums, Dec 2, 2018 at 3:49 PM

  • Image Software That Isn't Adobe

    Photoshop may be the industry standard but it's not the only choice of image manipulation software. Has anyone ditched Adobe's subscription model and plumbed for a standalone solution? If so, what did you go for and what were your deciding...

    by AVForums, Nov 29, 2018 at 9:36 AM

  • AVForums November 2018 Photo Competition - Voting Open

    Voting is open for the AVForums November 2018 photography competition, which this month has a theme of 'Decay.' Check in to see the entries and vote for your favourite.

    by AVForums, Nov 28, 2018 at 4:48 PM

  • From The Forums: Nest vs Hive: Which Climate Control System is Best?

    Price, interface, features, compatibility - all elements at play when you make a purchase decision. Can members juggle these to help fellow techies decide between the Nest and Hive systems? Help out in the thread.

    by AVForums, Nov 27, 2018 at 8:26 AM

  • R.I.P Director Bernardo Bertolucci

    Oscar winning Italian director, Bernardo Bertolucci, sadly passes away after battling cancer. He was 77.

    by AVForums, Nov 26, 2018 at 2:58 PM

  • Are OLEDs All They're Cracked Up To Be?

    Price, picture quality, possible screen issues - there's a lot to talk about with OLEDs. "Are they all they're cracked up to be?" The question's been asked in the thread, so time to provide some answers/opinions. Remember, they're just tellys, so...

    by AVForums, Nov 26, 2018 at 8:45 AM

  • Upgrade? Nahhh, everything's great the way it is!

    There's always something newer, beefier, improved and on sale! But, hang on, what's wrong with what you've already got? See who else is taking the time to just enjoy their rig without getting caught up in the upgrade treadmill.

    by AVForums, Nov 26, 2018 at 8:45 AM

  • 2018 OLED Owners: How Often Do You See Vertical Banding in Content?

    Is vertical banding something that's seen in this years OLED models? Or is it just a question of tweaking the setup? What has your experience been and, if you saw banding, how did you fix it? Post your solutions here.

    by AVForums, Nov 25, 2018 at 10:13 AM

  • Do More Expensive HDMI Cables Provide Better Quality Signal?

    Broadcast company engineers, sales assistants, professional installers, they never seem to give a consistent answer to the question, "do you get better signal quality with more expensive HDMI cables?" And if not, why do they vary in price so...

    by AVForums, Nov 25, 2018 at 6:49 AM

  • Director Nicolas Roeg Dies Aged 90

    Acclaimed but provocative director of Don't Look Now and The Man Who Fell To Earth sadly passes away.

    by AVForums, Nov 25, 2018 at 6:41 AM

  • Best Way To Gradually Upgrade HC Speaker Setup

    Ready to upgrade your surround sound setup? Maybe got your eye on a Black Friday bargain? What's the best order to upgrade in? Do the rears have to match the fronts? What about adding ceiling speakers? Take a look at this thread to see if some of...

    by AVForums, Nov 24, 2018 at 4:58 PM

  • Can You Be Too Old To Game Online?

    It's probably a touchy issue given the demographic here but can you be too old for online gaming? Do you have too many responsibilities taking up your time and finances? Or do you have the time but just get pwned by the young'uns? Here's a safe...

    by AVForums, Nov 24, 2018 at 4:57 PM

  • First 4K Movie to Watch on New TV?

    You've finally joined the 4K, HDR club! What's the best movie experience to really show off the colours... the contrast... the detail... of your new entertainment investment? Suggestions here, please.

    by AVForums, Nov 24, 2018 at 4:57 PM

  • Most Anticipated Movies of 2019?

    What are the sequels, prequels, remakes and (whisper it) original movies that are getting you in a tizzy of hype and anticipation for 2019? See what others are squeeing over too.

    by AVForums, Nov 22, 2018 at 7:47 AM

  • Home Cinema Design Principles

    Like all big, daunting projects, a home cinema build/conversion needs a lot of planning to get everything right on paper before hammers hit walls. What are the best resources and guidelines to refer to when planning something so expensive... and...

    by AVForums, Nov 22, 2018 at 7:46 AM

  • HDR Calibration Settings in Games: Worthwhile?

    Why do some games have HDR calibration options when HDR movies discs don't? Are there any advantages and if so, what changes are recommended? Add some suggestions to the thread here.

    by AVForums, Nov 21, 2018 at 11:54 AM

  • Bassheads: How 'Hot' Do You Run Your Sub?

    Obsessed by LFE!? Like to test the limits of your home's structural integrity and scare the wife/children/dog? See if you've developed an unhealthy relationship with frequencies under 120Hz compared to other AVForum's members.

    by AVForums, Nov 20, 2018 at 9:57 AM

  • Promoted: Philips OLED TV Shootout - The Results

    Philips held their second annual shootout event on the 15th of November 2018. Here are the results and the video of the evening.

    by AVForums, Nov 19, 2018 at 9:31 AM

  • Headset and Mic For PC Gaming

    You've bought (or built!) a new gaming PC and it runs like a dream. There's just one thing to put the finishing touches to it - a decent headset and mic set up. So for around £30, what are the best options? Post your buying advice here.

    by AVForums, Nov 18, 2018 at 4:55 PM

  • Creating a Vlog: Buying Advice

    Fancy putting together a vlog? Maybe you've been tasked with creating some content for work. What would you need to get started? What about sound, lights, backgrounds? Limit the budget to around £1K and make some suggestions here.

    by AVForums, Nov 18, 2018 at 12:50 PM

  • Kindle for Black Friday: What Are The Options?

    Looking for a new or replacement Kindle Reader in the upcoming Black Friday sales? There are quite a few models available now sporting backlights, antiglare, waterproofing etc, so just what should you be looking for? Check with this thread to see...

    by AVForums, Nov 18, 2018 at 12:50 PM

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