Content tagged with '5.1'

Bowers & Wilkins M1 and PV1D Mini Theatre range

The Art of Noise – how Hollywood breathes magic into movie sound

If great hi-fi brings you closer to the reality of the musical experience, the best home cinema systems perform a subtly different function: they transport you to another environment altogether.… Read more

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Our guide to listening in surround sound

With Mike Oldfield’s seminal Tubular Bells now available as a stunning 24-bit FLAC 5.1 surround sound mix, we asked Andy Kerr how one should go about setting up a speaker… Read more

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What Hi-Fi? give our Mini Theatre range a 5 star review.

What Hi-Fi? have awarded our Mini Theatre range a 5 * review. They describe the sound as “dynamic, powerful and beautifully integrated” and their verdict is that it’s “a true… Read more

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How Many Speakers?

After listening to the podcast discussion about surround sound in the Lab it got us wondering just how many speakers is enough for Home Theatre. The standard is obviously 5.1, with… Read more