Podcast: Bowers



This week Steve and Phil discuss the winners of the Best Home AV products of 2020 in our Editor's Choice Awards. Plus, Ed reviews the Bowers & Wilkins 705 Signature Loudspeakers along with Cas' round-up of the film and TV show news and reviews. Support us with regular donations via our Patreon campaign at https://www.patreon.com/avforums. Or make a one-off donation at https://www.streamlabs.com/avforums.
Your donations help us to improve the website and publish more editorial and videos. Presented by Phil Hinton with Steve Withers, Ed Selley and Cas Harlow.
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00:00:22 – Welcome
00:03:33 – What have you been doing this week, Ed? Slow cooked beef chilli
00:05:00 – What have you been doing this week, Steve? Watching telly. A lot
00:08:55 – What have you been doing this week, Cas? Diwali
00:14:26 – What have you been doing this week, Cas? Gone with Twister Orange
00:20:00 – Q&A
00:25:14 – Competitions
00:29:42 – Bowers & Wilkins 705 Signature speakers review
00:37:20 – AVForums 2020 Editor's Choice Awards for Home AV
00:39:20 – Best Soundbar Under £600 – Vizio SB36512-F6
00:40:13 – Best Soundbar £600 to £1,000 – JBL BAR 9.1
00:41:10 – Best Soundbar £1,000 to £1,500 – LG SN11RG
00:43:15 – Best Soundbar Over £1,500 – Samsung HW-Q950T
00:44:50 – Best Immersive Audio Soundbar – Samsung HW-Q950T
00:46:30 – Best Lifestyle Soundbar – Samsung HW-S60T
00:46:58 – Best Gaming Soundbar – Sharp HT-SBW800
00:47:55 – Best Value Subwoofer – SVS SB-2000 Pro
00:48:40 – Best Subwoofer Solution – SVS PC-2000 Pro
00:51:00 – Best Home Cinema Subwoofer – Power Sound Audio S1512
00:52:26 – Best High-End Subwoofer – REL S/812
00:53:50 – Best Value Home Cinema Speakers – Polk Signature E
00:54:32 – Best Home Cinema Speakers Under £3,000 – Acoustic Energy AE300
00:55:19 – Best Home Cinema Speakers £3,000 to £5,000 – MK Sound LCR750
00:57:50 – Best High-End Home Cinema Speakers – Paradigm Persona
01:00:55 – Best TV Upgrade – MediaLight Mk2 Flex
01:02:13 – Best PVR – Manhattan T3-R
01:02:55 – Best AV Power Amplifier – Yamaha MX-A5200
01:03:49 – Best AV Processor Under £5,000 – Yamaha CX-A5200
01:05:18 – Best AV Processor £5,000 to £10,000 – Lyngdorf MP-40
01:08:28 – Best High-End AV Processor – Lyngdorf MP-60
01:09:54 – Best AV Amplifier Under £2,000 – Marantz SR7015
01:10:34 – Best AV Receiver £2,000 to £4,000 – NAD T 778
01:13:50 – Best AV Receiver £4,000 to £10,0000 – Arcam AVR30
01:14:52 – Best High-End AV Amplifier – Focal Astral 16
01:16:20 – JVC Projector firmware was updated. Our thoughts
01:24:20 – Ed's album of the week: Stats – Powys 1999
01:26:00 – Cas' movie & Blu-ray reviews
01:26:35 – Total Recall
01:29:00 – Alone
01:29:33 – Greenland
01:33:05 – Agents of Shield
01:34:00 – Andy's coming soon lists
01:35:40 – The Grand Tour and YouTube car channels
01:40:26 – The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special
01:41:17 – What do you guys think of The Mandalorian?
01:43:56 – Podcast Competition
01:44:44 – Thanks and Goodbyes Podcast archive: https://www.avforums.com/forums/podcasts.264/ Visit us at https://www.avforums.com
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