How to upgrade your home cinema system for 4k TV
4k is a feature on more and more televisions, so the chances are good that your new, or next TV will be ready to show you what you’ve been missing, but what about the rest of your home cinema system? You might need to consider your internet connection, your subscription services, cables and connections and most importantly; making sure you have the sound quality to match.
4k TV is all about incredible resolution, roughly four thousand pixels horizontally across your television’s screen, so if you were impressed by past resolutions such as HD and Full-HD then you had better prepare yourself, because 4k is a significant leap forwards. If you have a 4k TV however, you might need to think about other upgrades, to get the most out of your home cinema systems and enjoy shows, movies, music and games in ways you’d never dreamed of...
With that true 4k goal firmly in mind, let’s have a look at some of the other aspects of your home cinema system that might need bringing up to date, to make sure you have everything you need to enjoy 4k at home.
3. Accessing 4k and HDR content
You might be streaming your favourite boxsets, the latest movie releases, your lovingly curated playlists or the latest 4k Blu-ray movies. The thing to remember here is that generally external streaming devices tend to be much more up to date and more versatile than built-in TV apps. The more recent streaming devices can give you the 4k experience and there are more available today than ever before.
A 4k Blu-ray player will really unleash the potential of your 4k TV. The Panasonic UB9000, offers a level of visual quality that is vastly superior to conventional Blu-ray with its 4k Ultra HD playback and revolutionary HCX processor giving an edge over 4k streaming services. All in a stunning home cinema powerhouse that will also play your Blu-ray collection and DVD library!
4k is here to stay and upgrading to ensure you make the most of your 4k TV’s potential is a great plan that will keep on delivering rewards time and again. As you can see from the checklist above, there are some things that might need to be done, but you’ll be very glad you did...