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Tyre-kicker's guide to
HI-FI & HOME CINEMA

Hi-Fi and home cinema are notorious subjects for loads of bonkers terminology and acronyms which are not only difficult to comprehend but also downright off-putting. However, as we are the friendly arm around the shoulder to help steer you to a desirable purchase, we've compiled 12 guides, one for each product type to help you understand whats going on under the lid and how it helps your entertainment

Amplifiers

Amplifiers

Amplifiers or amps to most of us drive the speakers to make the music. Our list of recommended amps all deliver exceptional sound quality even if some only cost a few hundred pounds and represent exceptional value for money

televisions

televisions

Television technology includes OLED, LCD and QD OLED andHDR, 4k, 8k, LCD and micro LCD

AV receiver

AV receiver

An AV receiver is the heart, soul and engine room for real home cinema entertainment

headphones

headphones

Headphones, earphones, in ear monitors, wireless or wired, get the lowdown on the bewildering world of personal listening

Music systems

Music systems

recommended stereo music systems

Music streaming

Music streaming

Spotify, Tidal, Deezer, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Qobuz are just a few of the music streaming platforms that you can access through a music streamer or a streaming amplifier to delivery the ultimate in hi-res quality

CD Players

CD Players

CD sales are rising and you need a really good CD player to hear them at their best

Stereo speakers

Stereo speakers

Stereo speakers are the most visible elements of a music system, we have chosen opur recommendations with care, to save you the trouble

Soundbars

Soundbars

A Soundbar is the easiest way to get better sound from your TV an add an essential element of home cinema without needing to take out a bank loan

Turntables and record players

Turntables and record players

Record players or turntables from our recommended list all spin the vinyl with panache and quality, delivering a sound that is pure joy

Home cinema speakers

Home cinema speakers

Surround sound speaker packages will delivery a home cinema experience like no other

Wireless speakers

Wireless speakers

Our recommended wireless speakers bring you the ultimate in high quality music with absolutely no fuss, clutter or complexity

Projectors

Projectors

The Sound Advice choice of the best 4K projectors for home cinema.