Dolby Atmos Home Cinema installation guidelines
With the recent advent of the Dolby Atmos format we are frequently asked how best to incorporate this new object-based audio technology into a home cinema installation project. In this blog post we attempt to address the questions and issues arising from these enquiries. The majority of the information and quotations below are from Dolby themselves, specifically their Home Theatre Installation Guidelines.
Why Dolby Atmos benefits the viewing experience
“In the real world, sounds originate…
We recently had the opportunity to visit Dolby Studios in Soho Square, London for a demonstration of their new Atmos surround sound format and to talk about the best ceiling speakers for Atmos. This was courtesy of Onkyo, whose latest range of home cinema amplifiers is designed to provide Dolby Atmos decoding and processing.
The new format steps away from simply adding more audio…
Channel 4’s Grand Designs is back with a bang tonight at 9pm. The featured design is an ultra modern glass and render edifice with panoramic views along the coast of the Llyn Peninsular and a Sonos and BluCube sound system specified by our experts.
As with all Grand Design projects, the finished product is radically stylish and the system needed to be top notch while not distracting attention from the clean, minimalist interior. Unlike many Grand Design projects, there was…