Issue #254 of Home Cinema Choice is now on sale – and as usual it's packed with AV goodness...

This month's cover star is Sony's stunning new VPL-VW520ES 4K Ultra HD projector, which both outshines its rivals and ushers in a new era of home cinema with its support for High Dynamic Range content. Every self-respecting home cinema fan will be asking Santa for one!

And speaking of Christmas, we've also compiled a guide to the very best Xmas gifts for home cinema fans, including AV accessories, Blu-ray boxsets and movie memorabilia!

Elsewhere we pay a visit to DTS's HQ to discuss its DTS:X next-gen object-based audio format. Elsewhere, we explore the BBC's plans to relaunch four-channel sound for radio – and reveal how you can tune in and experience it for yourself!

We're also giving one lucky reader the chance to win a Full HD 3D Epson EH-TW5300 projector!

Also in the issue: Sony takes the wraps off its upcoming pro-grade 4K laser projector; Sonos makes calibration easy with its new set-up app; NVIDIA takes on Apple and Amazon with a new Android TV box that could also make your PC obsolete; Could the TV industry be facing lawsuits over changing 4K/Ultra HD standards?; We reveal why Monitor Audio's Bronze 5.1 speaker package is deserving of a podium fish; Amazon's second-generation Fire TV streaming box and much more!

Plus all the usual opinion, news, disc reviews and competitions. Enjoy the show.

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