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Soundbar Solutions

Soundbar

Soundbar Solutions

Ultimate home theatre systems come at a price. Multiple boxes of electronics. Numerous speaker boxes. Plus all the accompanying cables. And all this has to be arranged perfectly to enjoy the full benefits. The reality is a TV in a corner, and the need to avoid letting the living room looking like an electronics store. A soundbar can offer a neat solution to achieve domestic equilibrium. It will also improve on your TV's tinny sound.

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Home Theatre - More Speakers Or Less?

home theatreHome Theatre - More Speakers Or Less?

You have a 5.1 home theatre setup. You've been very happy with it for a number of years, but now you want to take it to the next step. Improve it. Do you add more speakers and look to Atmos to provide what you are looking for? Or do you stick to 5.1 and improve sound quality? There are a number of factors at play here including the room itself and the type of films you are into, but it's worth noting that Atmos is the same audio quality as the existing Dolby TrueHD and DTS Master Audio sound formats.

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Do speaker stands improve the sound quality of bookshelf speakers?

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Do speaker stands improve the sound quality of bookshelf speakers?

This is an important question, actually. Many of us either prefer or have little choice but to accept the smaller size and reduced cost of smaller, easier to mount ‘bookshelf speakers’ rather than the full size monsters with woofers the size of dinner plates that we all wanted as kids...

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Guide For Choosing Hi Fi Package Deals

Hi Fi Package Deals

Guide For Choosing Hi Fi Package Deals

HiFix have put together a great selection of award winning package deals carefully chosen to match each component to produce incredibly good sound quality.  We have designed all our Hi Fi Package Deals for their ability to work together in a balanced way reproducing enhanced levels of sound quality, these package deals offer great value for money and savings over their individual prices.

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Yamaha RXV1067 / 2067 / 3067 3D AV Receivers

YAMAHA RXV1067
RXV1067 £849

The Yamaha RXV1067 is a 7 channel receiver capable of 105wpc (8ohms), with assignable amplification for biamping. All the usual decoding capabilities of today's receivers are present and there are no less than 8 HDMI inputs, and 2 outputs. The HDMI's are 1.4a, CEC compatible (with Audio Return Channel), which can also be selected between even when the receiver is in standby. Instead of the usual 4 Scene choices on most Yamaha receivers, the 1067 gives even more with 12 Scene choices, all with variable parameters.

You have access to thousands of internet radio stations via it's DNLA 1.5v certified internet connection, which also allows Receiver Management. Streaming of WAV/MP3/WMA/AAC/and FLAC 96/24 files is also possible, as well as Web Browser Control via PC or PDA. A front mounted USB port allows MP3 connection, and the 1067 is fully compatible with iPods and iPhones via it's new optional YDS12 iPod dock. Wireless connction is also available via the optional YIDW10. The YBA10 also allows Bluetooth (A2DP) compatibility.

There are 17 Cinema DSP programmes, Compressed Music Enhancer for compressed files, and also a Virtual Presence Speaker for using 3D DSP programmes without extra front speakers. Yamaha's YPAO room EQ with multi-point measurement is present, as always.

A full 7.1 multi-channel input is provided, as well as a full set of 7.2 pre-outputs.

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RXV2067 £1099

Like the RXV1067, the RXV2067 is also a 7 channel receiver capable of 130wpc (8ohms), with assignable amplification for biamping, and, like the RXV3067, is built around an H shaped cross member frame for added rigidity. It also uses a symmetrical power amplifier layout, as well as a new heat sink with anti-vibration and anti-thermal properties.

The video side adds an HQV 'VDH1900' video chip for SD and HD video, with variable parameters and 6 preset memories for ease of use. The Burr Brown DACs are built on Pre Ground circuitry.

A second remote control is provided with the 2067 for easy multi-zone control, and the main 2067 remote also adds a display. A third zone is catered for over the 2 zones of the RXV1067. An enhanced version of Yamaha's YPAO room equalisation also gives the RXV2067 a bunk up over the RXV1067.

Again, a full 7.1 multi-channel input is provided, as well as a full set of 7.2 pre-outputs.

Over the RXV1067, the RXV2067 adds: 2 HDMI outputs / H Frame Construction / YPAO-RSC / Dual Clock Circuit / Adaptive Contrast Enhancement / Edge Enhancement / Mosquito Noise Reduction / Block Noise Reduction / Temporal Noise Reduction / HD De-Interlacing / Zone GUI

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RXV3067 £1499

The RXV3067 is also a 7 channel receiver which boosts the power output considerably over it's little brothers to 140wpc (8ohms), and is built around the H shaped cross member frame used in the RXV2067, but adds a double bottom construction for added rigidity, which is used in the DSPZ11.

The RXV3067 adds the use of an extra high capacity block capacitor. It's Burr Brown DSD1796 DAC's use their own Pure Gound circuit.

The RXV3067 adds the capability of 4 zones, controllable via the supplied second remote control.

A full 7.1 multi-channel input is provided, as well as a full set of 7.2 pre-outputs. With an external power amplifier, the amount of channels can be expanded to 11.2.

Over the RXV2067, the RXV3067 adds: Double Bottom Covers / Gold Plated speaker terminals / Large Block Capacitors (50% bigger than 1067/2067).


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