Music never sounds better than when played through a proper Hi-Fi system. A powerful receiver with an amazing set of speakers can bring you onto the stage, or into the recording studio with your favourite artists. It also has the power to bring the big cinema experience right into your living room. Like with anything in life, you get what you pay for, but that being said, this article aims to help you start your Hi-Fi journey down the right path with the best system you can build for under (or around) $1000.
Boys and their toys….As it can be tough (or near impossible) to shop for the men in your life, we wanted to help you out this holiday season by featuring some of our top picks to go under the tree or stuff those stockings for Christmas 2017.
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Struggling to choose the best gift for your friends and family as the holidays approach? Then why not give them something they can enjoy throughout the year? No matter their interests or tastes, they’re sure to appreciate a new home audio system. From watching movies to playing video games to catching up on their favourite shows, there’s no shortage of ways a soundbar or speaker set can enhance their lives.
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Sound is nothing if not complex. In any given scene of a movie, concert, or game, there are dozens of different sounds happening simultaneously, each of which contributes to the overall quality of the audio. Surround sound systems seek to include each of these contributing sounds for a rich listening experience, but doing so requires both advanced audio storage methods and a flexible speaker system that can blend multiple different sounds at different levels of intensity. As one of the most complex surround sound systems on the market, Dolby Atmos can play sound from a wide range of objects at once, allowing you to experience every element of modern audio.
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Sure to be a hit on Black Friday and Boxing Day, Smart Speakers are poised to take over the audio market. For those who are unfamiliar, a smart speaker combines a Wi-Fi enabled speaker with voice recognition technology and personal assistant similar to Apple’s Siri. You can ask them to play your favourite song, what the weather will be tomorrow, or even how your stocks are doing. Currently Amazon’s Alexa software with their Echo hardware has been dominating the market, but there are new players from some very established brands ready to give Amazon a run for its money.
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