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HCC News Team  |  Feb 11, 2020  |  0 comments
High-end in-wall Ci3160REF-THX model heads up quartet designed to give cinema system builders greater flexibility
Mark Craven  |  Sep 24, 2018  |  0 comments
Lineup including floorstander, standmount and Atmos models receives ‘top-to-bottom’ transformation
Mark Craven  |  Jan 14, 2013  |  0 comments

KEF has today announced a desktop speaker designed for use with a PC, Mac or laptop. The new X300A is an active speaker that connects to its source via a ‘distortion free’ 96kHz/24 bit USB digital input. This, reckons KEF, ensures that 'high-definition sound is achieved throughout the system'. A 3.5mm input is also on hand for smartphones and MP3 players.

Steve May  |  Nov 21, 2018  |  0 comments
British audio specialist KEF's new wireless speaker system – designed for music and AV – not only outperforms Alexa and Google audio systems, but challenges the appeal of soundbars, says the brand...
HCC News Team  |  Sep 12, 2019  |  0 comments
Dual 9in drivers, 1,000W power plant and bespoke DSP aim to create 'immense power with incredible levels of control'
Team HCC  |  Sep 24, 2014  |  0 comments

AV retailer KJ West One is throwing open its doors for an evening of high-end audio on October 16 in association with British brand Quad.

Team HCC  |  Nov 28, 2018  |  0 comments
New smart speaker focuses on wireless connectivity and voice control, but doesn't ditch Klipsch's retro styling...
Mark Craven  |  Mar 07, 2014  |  0 comments

American audio specialist Krell has today announced a seven-strong range of new amps. Using patent-pending proprietary iBias technology, the power pushers are claimed to combine the sonic benefits of Class A amplification with improved energy efficiency. 

Anton van Beek  |  Jun 09, 2016  |  0 comments

When I sat down to watch the Blu-ray review copy of the hit DreamWorks animated feature Kung Fu Panda 3 at the weekend, it didn't take long to realise that something about the audio sounded a little 'off'. A quick look at the disc's Set-Up sub-menu revealed the problem – the only English language track available (as with the multiude of other language tracks) was presented as 'lossy' DTS 5.1! Which seemed rather strange given that the previous two Kung Fu Panda films had been chanpioned for the dynamic lossless multichannel soundtracks that accompanied them on Blu-ray.

Anton van Beek  |  Feb 04, 2013  |  0 comments

The Phantom, the latest book in Jo Nesbro's phenomenally popular Harry Hole crime series, was released in paperback in the UK at the start of January - and features a surprise reference to Pioneer's much-loved Kuro TV technology.

Anton van Beek  |  Feb 22, 2012  |  0 comments

StudioCanal has parterned with La Cinematheque de Toulouse to present a brand-new restoration of Jean Renoir's 1937 meditation on class and war, La Grande Illusion.

Team HCC  |  Mar 22, 2018  |  0 comments

As big fans of both LEGO and Joseph Kosinski's 2010 sci-fi sequel Tron: Legacy, Team HCC can't wait to get their hands on this upcoming release from the Danish toy brand's 'Ideas' range.

HCC News Team  |  Jul 29, 2019  |  0 comments
Apple skills to boost LG's smart offering on its OLED, Nano Cell and UHD TVs
Mark Craven  |  Jul 25, 2013  |  0 comments

LG has become the first TV manufacturer to offer Now TV, Sky’s movie and TV streaming platform. The deal means LG flatscreen owners will be able to feast on live and on-demand content from Sky Sports and Sky Movies without needing a Sky subscription.

Mark Craven  |  Mar 26, 2013  |  0 comments

LG has today confirmed that the digital music streaming service Spotify will be available on some of its 2013 range of Blu-ray players and home cinema systems from April.