Most people who have AV equipment have heard of HDMI. It’s a common acronym that has permanently become part of our vocabulary. This doesn’t necessarily mean that everyone understands the true capabilities of the clever cable that connects their numerous devices. HDMI has had plenty of version numbers, but it’s the Ethernet over HDMI (also known as HDMI Ethernet Channel) which was launched with version 1.4 that we would like to demystify today…and it’s not as complicated as it sounds.
Every musician has their own preferences for what makes a good lead, depending on how they use them. If you’re sitting down playing, your leads won’t be under as much strain as a musician who is playing a 2 hour set on stage walking back and forward, stepping on the leads hundreds of times. You want leads that are robust, reliable and great sounding that give you a good clean connection between your equipment.
With an impressive cast, Now You See Me sees a team of super illusionists called “The Four Horsemen” attempt to stay ahead of an elite FBI squad out to prove their involvement in a series of grandiose robberies. Targeting corrupt business leaders, The Four Horsemen shower their audiences with the stolen “booty” from these unsuspecting corporate victims.
AirPlay (previously called AirTunes when it was for audio only) developed by Apple, allows wireless streaming of audio, video and photos. When it was first released, Airplay was only able to be received within Apple devices, but now third party manufacturers have been licensed to include the technology within their devices, including Onkyo receivers.
As television screens get bigger and bigger, we sometimes run out of room to put them. Mounting your big screen on the wall is a great way to reclaim valuable space, to keep it safe from sticky fingers as well as mounting it in a better viewing position. Despite being pretty simple to install, there are some common mistakes that some people do which can result in a less than perfect installation.
Although mounting televisions on the wall is a popular way of lifting your screen up to a preferred viewing height, sometimes you may prefer a less permanent option. If you are renting, or prone to moving the furniture around a lot, you may find this desk stand an excellent solution.
Max, who grew up as an orphan living tough on the streets of Los Angeles, hasn’t always played by the rules and spent many years in jail. Struggling to stay on the right side of the law, Max, with his own life in jeopardy, takes on a dangerous mission to bring equality to these two worlds and reach Elysium. As Secretary of Defence, Delacourt monitors Elysium's borders and commands the Civil Cooperation Bureau, the organisation that keeps Earth in line and
Soundbars are becoming more and more popular with people who would like to achieve the effect of surround sound, without having to fill their lounge room with lots of speakers. A soundbar is a single, elongated, slimline speaker system which usually contains one or more speakers within its casing. Soundbars with built-in amplification mean that a separate amplifier is not necessary, saving you the hassle of running extra wiring. This solution is popular especially in smaller rooms such as bedrooms or small living rooms.
With an enormous range of options available and technology continuously moving, television choice can sometimes be overwhelming. Which is the better quality? Which will suit my setup? Firstly it might be useful to explain the technology involved. What is the difference between LCD & LED?