Mark Craven

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Mark Craven  |  Nov 16, 2018  |  0 comments
Polk Audio is the latest brand to add wireless rear speakers to a soundbar/subwoofer system, therefore offering a 5.1 solution to those not interested in the more traditional approach based around a separate amplifier, 5.1 speaker package and oodles of speaker cable.

The system in question is the Magnifi MAX SR, available for around £600. It's the expanded version of Polk's 3.1-channel Magnifi MAX, itself a more serious proposition than the compact Magnifi Mini.

Mark Craven  |  Oct 25, 2018  |  0 comments
The aim of the 3D Film Archive is to ensure that the format's rich history isn't forgotten. We caught up with its Technical Director Greg Kintz for a discussion of stereoscopic cinema's past, present and future...
Mark Craven  |  Oct 09, 2018  |  0 comments
Those with an interest in film criticism, and movie history in general, will find a lot to enjoy in new book The Times On Cinema. Edited by Brian Pendreigh, it collects nearly 100 years of cinema writing from both The Times and Sunday Times newspapers, and I've found it utterly fascinating.
Mark Craven  |  Oct 04, 2018  |  0 comments
This award-winning media room, built in a modern extension on a not-so-modern cottage, gives its owners somewhere to enjoy films, music, games and TV in comfort. The challenge for Bristol-based install outfit ConnectedWorks was to make the best use of the limited space available, and integrate AV hardware while retaining a neat aesthetic.
Mark Craven  |  Sep 28, 2018  |  0 comments
And there’s a strong showing for UK custom installers in annual industry showcase

The annual CEDIA Awards present a fine opportunity to drool over stunning home cinema custom installs from the UK, Europe and beyond – and this year it’s no different. Projects ranging from smallscale media rooms to cavernous cinemas and smart home installations were crowned category winners at the Awards event last night, with a number of UK outfits grabbing trophies.

Mark Craven  |  Sep 26, 2018  |  0 comments
LG teams up with Meridian Audio and Google to create a punchy, chatty smart speaker
Mark Craven  |  Sep 24, 2018  |  0 comments
Going from a Steinway Lyngdorf/Sony 4K home cinema system to an IMAX Laser screening finds Mark Craven singing the praises of both. But...
Mark Craven  |  Sep 24, 2018  |  0 comments
Lineup including floorstander, standmount and Atmos models receives ‘top-to-bottom’ transformation
Mark Craven  |  Sep 21, 2018  |  0 comments
James Corden rabbits on and on in an annoying update of the classic Beatrix Potter character that will leave fans hopping mad.
Mark Craven  |  Sep 20, 2018  |  0 comments
£2,200 universal disc-spinner promises reference-grade performance and audiophile delights...

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