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Cinema Room Case study: Before and After

April 15th, 2020|

We recently completed a home cinema room for customer during their house renovation in Southgate, London. Some details of installation are as follows: This stunning project was designed and completed on a modest budget and included the following components supplied and installed by Home Entertainment Direct: A projection system with 5.1 surround sound field: 8ft [...]

What TV Size ?

April 10th, 2020|

The science behind choosing the right size TV for your living room

What TV Size Part 2

April 10th, 2020|

The limit to which you can increase the angular resolution by stepping back depends on your visual acuity (ie how good is your eyesight). At some point, your eyes are not good enough to distinguish all the details. Studies show that someone with 20/20 vision can distinguish something 1/60 of a degree apart. This means [...]

Wi-Fi and Data Networks

April 8th, 2020|

With many more people working from home it is a good time to review and upgrade your home network/internet with respect to speed, coverage and reliability. This can be achieved in a number of ways 1. Router: Ensure you have the latest technology/version router form your Internet service provider (ISP), such as BT, Virgin or [...]

Ajax Security System

March 7th, 2020|

We are always looking for new and innovate AV products and have reviewed and tested an excellent new product that has come to market....'The Ajax Security System'. We believe this represents the future of Home Security, Intruder Alarm and Surveillance and is going to be a game changer in the future specification and installation of [...]

LG Wallpaper TV

February 3rd, 2018|

LG ‘Wallpaper’ TV Every so often something truly original comes along…. LG's 'Wallpaper' TV, Otherwise known as the signature OLED W7 series. The LG wallpaper TV unique form factor makes it a stunning and quite astonishing TV to look at. It is truly super slim, just 2.75mm thin, or 4mm once installed on its magnetic [...]

Samsung Frame TV

February 3rd, 2018|

Here is a review summary of a couple of interesting TV developments that have caught my eye in 2017. Having installed well over a thousand TVs over the years, it takes a lot for me to be impressed by new releases. Although there have been some big improvements in picture quality/technology (HD, 4K, HDR, OLED [...]

Guide to HDR

January 20th, 2017|

HDR stands for High Dynamic Range.  HDR for TV represents a major advancement in expanding the TV's contrast ratio and colour palette to offer a more realistic, natural image than what's possible with today's HDTVs.  Experts believe that this feature is more important and noticeable than the resolution upgrade between HD and 4K.  In essence [...]

Guide to Sky Q

March 9th, 2016|

Our Guide to Sky Q Sky Q is the latest product to be released from Sky, and the most significant development since Sky+ was introduced many years ago. It essentially allows you to watch Sky TV all around your house. It’s designed to make it easier for families to watch what they want, where they [...]

Guide to LED Lighting

October 10th, 2015|

LED stands for "light emitting diode." A diode is an electrical component with two terminals which conduct the electricity only in one direction. With an electrical current, the diode emits a bright light around the small bulb LED’s are more efficient than both incandescent bulbs and fluorescent lighting because they emit light in a targeted direction, [...]