Surround Sound

Into Pearl River Delta

Ensemble Modern (Germany) presents a collection of new works (including the one above) with surround sound effects and video projections created by five composers. Nov 20, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

Saturday, 20 November, 2010, 12:00am

Hi-res: Philips Soundbar

Walk into most Hong Kong living rooms and the first thing you'll notice is a flat-screen television. In most cases, they're mounted on the wall, looking impressively hi-tech and teasing you to switch them on.

31 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Hi-res: KHT 3005 SE home theatre system

In 2006, when the KHT 3005 home theatre system was unveiled, punters looked at the egg-shaped speakers and thought KEF was sacrificing sound for design. How wrong they turned out to be. The world's audiophile and design press gave it kudos for not only its groundbreaking acoustic technologies but also its design.

21 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Hi-res: FB163

LG has just released the FB163, a micro audio/visual system perfect for Hong Kong's cramped apartments. Finished in a shiny black piano gloss, the FB163 oozes sophistication.

20 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Acoustic Energy speakers

The British are proud of their hi-fi heritage. Brands such as Quad, B & W, KEF, Rogers and Tannoy

all command respect for producing speakers of repute. To that list we can add Acoustic Energy, whose AE 1 speakers were popular in the early 90s.

7 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Smart acoustics

If you're looking for a pair of speakers that can do the job of five, try KEF's fivetwo series. The speakers recently wowed listeners - women especially - at the 2006 IFA show in Berlin.

29 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Sounds Fabulous

Move beyond standard home audio entertainment with Sony's STR-DA7100ES multi-channel audio-video receiver. Featuring High Definition Multimedia Interface technology, the STR-DA7100ES was designed to complete a high-definition home theatre package by raising the performance of a 7.1 multi-channel surround sound system.

11 Oct 2005 - 12:00am