Philips unveil HTS8100 SoundBar Ambisound "one box" speaker system

Andy Merrett Home audio, Home cinema

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Philips has announced its new HTS8100 SoundBar Ambisound system, which claims to give realistic surround sound from a single speaker bar.

Front and rear-channel signals are emitted by the six drivers mounted in the sound bar, enveloping the listener irrespective of their location. It doesn’t rely upon sound reflections, so listeners will get the full surround sound effect wherever they sit and whatever the size and shape of the room, providing that they’re within range of the speakers.

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A projector for £9,999 – the SIM2 'HT3000E' is a, cough, steal

Katherine Hannaford Home cinema

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Better add this to your wish list, unless Roman Abramovich is reading Tech Digest again, in which case I’m willing to bet he’s got one of these SIM2 projectors in every room.

Rolling in at a cost of a mere £9,999 each, the HT3000E delivers 1080p resolution, renders one billion colours and can project up to 30ft. It’s apparently the only ‘full’ hi-def projector which offers that BrilliantColor…

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