Category: Home Cinema

Surround Sound with The Bluesound Powernode 2i HDMI

The Powernode 2i from Bluesound is a streaming amplifier that has played a role in our audio constellations many times. Now the model has been updated to the latest version, features an HDMI connection on the back and allows you to enjoy the Dolby Digital experience in your own four walls — without any cable clutter! The Powernode 2i HDMI is connected to passive speakers and becomes the centre of the multi-channel sound system. Older models can still be used and be used as rear surround channels. An incredible innovation!

Video: How To Calibrate The Dirac Live

Measuring with Dirac Live can be full of turns and surprises, and is not so easy at the beginning, but the hard work really pays off! So that you don't have to deal with the procedure for days on end, our team member Alex carries out the complete calibration from start to finish in this German-language video. During this process, he goes into the things that have to be observed and explains where errors can occur. The Lexicon RV-6 serves us as an example for the calibration.

Our Latest Video: Home Cinema In-Wall & Mounted Speakers

The conception of a home cinema requires a lot of planning. The big questions lie not only with the choice of screen and projector, but also the choice of speakers. Sooner or later, you'll have to address the topics of built-in and mounted speakers. Manufacturers KEF, Bowers & Wilkins, Dali and Monitor Audio have developed different solutions for this that we want to present. Here we're eager to give an initial overview. For a personal consultation, we're more than happy to assist, and together find out which loudspeakers best suit your needs.

Lexicon’s Audiophile Home Cinema RV 9 Tech AV Receiver

The current top device among high-end AV receivers is the RV-9 from Lexicon, a company belonging to Harman International Industries. This AVR sets standards in all areas of surround and immersive sound and inspires with its unlimited qualities in stereo. The RV-9 is a Class G power amplifier with particularly audiophile qualities. From this special cinema and audio highlight, we were able to secure the very last units for the European market.

Home Cinema Feels With The Panasonic SC-HTB900 Soundbar

What exactly do you expect from a Soundbar? First and foremost, the sound should improve when you watch movies. You want the sound to make you feel like you're sitting in the middle. And why is that necessary? To get the cinema experience in your own four walls, of course. With the SC-HTB900 from Panasonic, this is exactly the goal: "Better sound, more home cinema!" is the motto.