Review: is this the best home cinema system?

Pioneer LX01 cruises the TechRadar test and achieves near-perfect scores

It's always hard to review a great product when you feel that it's slightly too expensive. The Pioneer LX01 is just one of those items; an absolutely fantastic home cinema system which costs just a little too much.

At £1400 it's not the most expensive system you could buy, but it's definitely one of the best in its class. Consisting of a DVD/HDD recorder, a 400W subwoofer, and four satellite speakers, it's a pretty tasty set-up.

It's even got a separate display unit to aim your remote control at, so that you can hide the other units away.

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Dolby True HD

The player upscales DVDs brilliantly to 1080 HD, and also boasts a 250GB hard disk, Freeview tuner and compatibility with every DVD format ever invented.

The features don't stop there either, the system gives you Sky+ and Tivo-style control over your TV, and allows you to pause and rewind live TV.

It's also designed for you to plug in your existing Blu-ray player, and the LX01 box supports Dolby True HD which sounds absolutely stunning on this sound system.

If you've got £1400 laying around, this is what you've been waiting for.

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