Glossary of Terms

5.1 Systems

A six channel surround sound multichannel audio system with five full bandwidth channels and one low-frequency effects channel for an  for an immersive home cinema experience.

Active Speakers

Active speakers do not need an amplifier, letting you connect them up to your TV, computer, or any other source with minimal fuss.


An amplifier is the beating heart of any hi-fi separates system – the necessary liaison between the source and speakers.

Atmos Speakers

Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers direct sound upward and reflect off the ceiling to produce incredibly lifelike, three dimensional sound.

Audio Sunglasses

Fashionable eyewear with built-in open-ear audio that produce rich, immersive sound while being discrete.

Bluetooth Speakers

Bluetooth speakers streams audio wirelessly via the Bluetooth protocol when paired with Bluetooth-enabled digital audio devices.

Bookshelf / Standmount Speakers

As the name suggests, they're small enough to fit on a bookshelf, on stands, on a desk or a table for an amazing listening experience


Designed to ensure the stylus reproduces an accurate transcription of the record groove, cartridge components are mounted to the turntable tone-arm.

CD Players / Transports

Still widely regarded as the best audiophile medium, these CD playing solutions offer superior performance and are considered the optimum way to enjoy your music.

Centre Channel Speakers

Most of the sound in a home cinema system are front and centre on the screen and the centre channel reproduces it, making it the most important speaker in a surround sound setup.


Convert the countless reams of digital data into an analogue signal that's intelligible to the likes of speakers and headphones – and the human ear.

Floorstanding Speakers

With a powerful, assertive sound and deeper bass response than conventional speakers, the increased size of floorstanding speakers can fill a larger room with ease.


A pair of small loudspeaker drivers worn on or around the head covering each ear.

In Wall / Ceiling Speakers

The ultimate expression in architectural audio, discrete in-ceiling and in-wall speakers can finished over with the surrounding surface and provide surprisingly good quality reproduction.

In-Ear Headphones

Earphones with small drivers that extend into the ear canal and create a nice seal for greater isolation from the outside world.

Integrated Amplifiers

A complete solution offering the performance  of a pre-amplifier to drive your speakers, and the power of an  amplifier for the audio source, all in one box.


Used to connect the music sources like streamers, turntables, CD players, etc;  to your hi-fi amplifier.

Music Streamers

A dedicated music streamer is essential to your hi-fi setup, making every listening session that much more enjoyable.

Music Streamers

Wireless speakers or single-box systems with amplification or stand-alone audio components that can play locally stored lossless files or access  tracks from  music subscription services

Network Accessories

Devices that determine the sound quality of network-connected audio systems.

Noise Cancelling Headphones

These headphones block out excess sound by using microphones to pick up low-frequency noise and neutralise it by producing phase-inverted noise thereby cancelling each other out.

Open Ear Audio

Headphones that do not block or cover the ears while using use precisely directed dynamic drivers to funnel sound down the ear canals for great audio while experiencing ambient sound.

Outdoor Speakers

For the patio, by the pool or in the garden, these weather and splash-proof speakers are designed to take your music and other entertainment outdoors.

Over Ear Headphones

Headphones have larger earpads that fit around the entire ear providing isolation by blocking out ambient noise in loud environments.

Phono Preamps

Standalone analog devices that boost the electromagnetic signals received by a vinyl player’s cartridge to a line level output signal necessary to reach a power amplifier’s input stage.

Portable Audio

An amplifier and loudspeaker with wireless connectivity that is paired an audio source to provide a great audio experience where ever you go.

Power / Chargers

Power supply replacements, upgrades and more.

Power Amplifiers

Amplifies low-power electronic audio signals from a radio receiver or an electric guitar pickup, to a level that is high enough to drive loudspeakers.


An electronic amplifier that converts a weak electrical signal into an output signal strong enough to be noise-tolerant and further processing or send to a power amplifier and loudspeaker.


They are designed to centralise all your audio and video sources and process, decode and pre-amplify the audio signals before sending them to one or more power amplifiers.


Perfect for for every home cinema enthusiast — super-size entertainment at home.


The best way to discover new music and keep up on current affairs these DAB/AM/FM radios offer smooth, powerful sound, good looks and comprehensive features.


AV receivers manage all of the audio decoding video switching, music streaming, and provides the all-important power to your home cinema speaker system.

Sleep Headphones

Truly wireless earbuds designed specifically for sleep with Comfortable eartips that passively block noise, while playing soothing sounds through the night.

Smart Speakers

Internet-enabled speaker that is controlled by spoken commands and is capable of streaming audio content, relaying information, and communicating with other devices.

Soundbar Systems

An audio setup with a wireless subwoofer or separate subwoofer and, in some cases, even wireless satellite speakers. 


A unit with multiple built-in speakers designed to be wide rather than tall, that rival the sound quality of regular stereo speakers.

Speaker Packages

Get cinema-quality surround sound in your living room with our wide range of home cinema speakers and subwoofers to cover the needs of any surround sound enthusiast.


Hi-fi speakers describe home loudspeakers with high audio quality and reproduction, ranging from compact bookshelf to floor standing. Guaranteed to look and sound fantastic.

Stands, Mounts & Racks

Equipment mounting solutions offering exceptional quality and versatility.


Dedicated to the art of bass reproduction and adding real depth to your music and movies, by emphasising the most effective and prominent bass frequencies.

Surround Speakers

A sound system that splits audio into different channels, sending different sound information to multiple speakers placed in different areas of a room for a truly immersive audio experience.


With warmer and smoother sounds than CDs, vinyl records are perhaps the most satisfying way of listening to music. Enjoy your vinyl albums with digital convenience.

Universal Remotes

One remote for all your devices, universal remotes, imitate the signals sent by your TV's remote, AV receiver or other device. Smart, reliable and easy to use.

Wired Headphones

A classic yet simple personal audio solution that not only offer better audio due to the wired connection but also offers the security of a tether.

Wireless Headphones

Headphones without a wire or cable that connects to an audio source using infrared or radio frequency waves.

Wireless Speakers

A speaker with the capability to connect to your devices wirelessly with no direct connection to a stereo system or other source.