Written By: Tony O'Brien

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REVIEW: PIONEER UDP-LX800 UNIVERSAL DISC PLAYER

Pioneer's UDP-LX800 Universal Disc Player's announcement was timed almost precisely after Oppo announced its exit from the Blu-ray player market. We put the flagship offering from Pioneer, the UDP-LX800 through its paces.

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BLU-RAY REVIEW: SICARIO - DAY OF THE SOLDADO (4K ULTRA HD)

Sicario Day of the Soldado, directed by Stefano Sollima, may follow closely regarding story and style; however, it just can’t reach the same heights as Sicario.

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A CLOSER LOOK AT SONY’S LATEST 4K PROJECTOR LINE-UP

At a recent event in Adelaide, ISF Certified Calibrator, Tony O'Brien, takes a closer look at Sony's current 4K projector range, specifically comparing the VPL-VW260ES (2017) with this year's new VPL-VW270ES.

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WHAT IS IMAX ENHANCED?

IMAX Enhanced is a new format that is emerging and included on the latest product spec sheets and in particular the current generation of AV Receivers. So what exactly is IMAX Enhanced and what does it offer enthusiasts?

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BLU-RAY REVIEW: ANNABELLE - CREATION

Anabelle Creation is a tense, taught horror that digs its claws in right from the start, and doesn’t let go until the credits are rolling.

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REVIEW: ROTEL RMB 1585 5-CHANNEL POWER AMPLIFIER

If you've been relying on your AV Receiver's multiple amplifier channels to power your surround sound speakers, perhaps it's time to consider a multi-channel power amplifier? We take a closer look at Rotel's RMB 1585 5-Channel Power Amplifier.

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BLU-RAY REVIEW: DEADPOOL 2, PLUS WIN A BLU-RAY

Deadpool 2 is undoubtedly bigger than the original and for the most part just as entertaining. To conicide with the Blu-ray review, StereoNET has five copies to give away thanks to Klipsch. Read on ...

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REVIEW: DENON AVC-X8500H 13.2 CHANNEL AV AMPLIFIER

Denon has cooked up a storm with its latest AV Amplifier. How good? Read on to see if Denon's AVC-X8500H earns just one, or a trio of Michelin stars.

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REVIEW: MARANTZ SR8012 11.2 CHANNEL AV AMPLIFIER

One year after Sound United's ownership of Denon and Marantz, good things are emerging. The latest product from the Marantz stable is the flagship SR8012 11.2 channel AV amplifier. We take a closer look.

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REVIEW: SONY VPL-VW760ES 4K HDR LASER PROJECTOR

As an ISF certified calibrator, I’ve worked with some impressive looking projectors and TV’s, but there’s always the standouts. Will Sony's VPL-VW760ES 4K HDR Laser Projector join this growing list? Read on.

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REVIEW: DENON AVR-X4400H 9.2 CHANNEL AV RECEIVER

On the outside, Denon's AVR-X4400H appears identical to its predecessor, the AVR-X4300H, which we reviewed in January 2017. We take a closer look at this year's release and the improvements made.

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BLU-RAY REVIEW: KING ARTHUR - LEGEND OF THE SWORD

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword focuses on Arthur’s story after the death of his mother and father (Eric Bana and Poppy Delavigne) and his eventual ascension to the throne.

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