A home cinema speaker system that goes one speaker better than the rest
UK speaker brand Acoustic Energy has taken inspiration from the forthcoming release of the Star Wars Saga Blu-ray boxset by announcing a 6.1 speaker package to match the sci-fi series' remastered audio.
Acoustic Energy's new Neo V2 Four looks like a lot of speaker for the money, but does more equal better?
Acoustic Energy is laying claim to the £1,000 speaker system crown with its revamped Aegis Neo array
Acoustic Energy's carefully crafted Radiance 2 shines the brightest in the firm's three-strong speaker range
Once upon a time, having a 5.1 receiver was quite a statement, but now they're as common as reality TV 'stars'. Increasingly, to stand apart, manufacturers offer models with seven channels, to better match new sound formats available on Blu-ray. But although an awfully large chunk of the AV population has access to these extra channels of grunt, relatively few users are getting to grips with them.
The Aegos are a good choice if you want a superior 2:1 set-up for under a ton. They're loud, and a much better choice than budget 2.1 systems, as the bass is tight and easily controlled - you can choose from three levels