Monthly Archives: September 2016

Sony VPL-HW45ES Projector Review


When Sony launched its VPL-HW40ES projector two years ago, no one – probably not even Sony themselves – could have anticipated the runaway success it eventually became. By removing the adjustable iris found on the step-up VPL-HW55ES, the Japanese brand brought the price of its SXRD projectors below the psychologically important £2,000 barrier for the very first time, and didn’t ... Read More »

OPPO UDP-203 4K Blu-ray Player Breaks Cover at CEDIA


Poll a group of hardcore video enthusiasts about their favourite Blu-ray player, and an OPPO machine will likely end up very high – if not top – of the list. The brand is revered among the AV community for several reasons: bit-perfect output, premium build quality, and extensive customer support long after a player has first shipped. In fact, the ... Read More »

LG Wows IFA with OLED Tunnel & HFR HLG HDR TV Demo

LG OLED Tunnel

Being the leading manufacturer of large-screen OLED displays, LG was expected to put on a spectacular show at the IFA 2016 consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, and the company didn’t disappoint. Using 216 separate 55-inch curved OLED signage panels, the South Korean brand created the world’s largest OLED tunnel at IFA, measuring 15m x 7.4m x 5m in length, ... Read More »

JVC DLA-Z1 Stuns IFA with Best 4K HDR Image on Projector


JVC showcased its recently announced DLA-Z1 native 4K laser projector at the IFA 2016 consumer electronics trade show that’s taking place in Berlin this week, and we were treated to an early demo. The unit itself looks uber-premium. Commanding a footprint larger than most home cinema projectors, a JVC-branded brushed gunmetal grey column runs down the centre on top of ... Read More »