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FREE Soundcraft Si Impact 2.0 Firmware Update Doubles Total Channels to Mix!
In our continual quest to provide more value to Soundcraft customers, we are happy to announce an incredible free update to the Si Impact that doubles your total channels to mix from 40 to 80! The newest firmware— V2.0 Build 0012—optimizes performance with the free ViSi Remote iOS application and clarifies terminology when routing to or from stage boxes.
A Greater Impact
- Now combine the 32 mix inputs on the Si Impact console plus all 32 USB inputs for 64 total channels to mix.
- Add one Soundcraft Mini Stagebox 32i or 16i to get up to 64 mic channels to mix. Or add a second MADI option card and two Mini Stagebox units for up to 96 microphone preamps, 128 total available inputs and 80 channels to mix.
- Add the Dante option card to get 64 Dante channels to mix.
Si Impact. Innovative digital mixing with uncompromised audio quality
Drawing on over 40 years experience in live sound mixing, Si Impact brings the latest digital mix innovations together with the unrivalled sound quality of Soundcraft. Designed to be as simple as an analog mixer, but offer radical workflow enhancements such as the unique FaderGlow™ system, massive DSP power, and a pristine 32-in/32-out USB audio interface, Si Impact delivers digital live sound mixing and recording for those who refuse to compromise on audio quality.
- Up to 80 channels to mix
- 32 Mic Inputs
- 8 XLR/1/4″ Combi-jacks for line inputs and instruments
- 40 DSP input channels (32 mono inputs and 4 stereo channels/returns)
- 31 Output busses (All with full DSP processing and GEQ)
- 4-band Fully Parametric EQ on each channel and bus
- 8 VCAs + 8 Mute groups
- 26 motorised faders (24 input + LR/Mono)
- 4 fully customisable Fader Layers
- Built-in Stagebox Connectivity
- 5″ touchscreen display
- Multi-Colour LCD Channel Displays on each input fader
- 4 studio-grade Lexicon Effects engines and dedicated FX busses
- BSS Graphic Equalisers on every bus
- 20 sub-group / aux busses
- 4 mono/stereo matrix busses
- 32×32 USB audio interface for multi-track recording and playback *
- Increase I/O capabilities with option cards and stageboxes:
- Use included MADI option card and Soundcraft Mini Stagebox 32i or 16i for more microphone preamps, inputs and channels to mix
- Add 2nd MADI option card and two Soundcraft Mini Stagebox 32i or 16i for up to 96 microphone preamps, 136 total inputs and 80 channels to mix.
- Add Dante option card for 64 channels of Dante to mix
- Additional option cards available: AVIOM A-Net, CobraNet, AES/EBU, BLU Link, more
- Additional Soundcraft stageboxes available: Mini Stagebox 32R, Mini Stagebox 16R, Compact Stagebox, and Vi Stagebox
* USB Interface Compatibility:
PC: Supports Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10.
Mac: Supports Mac OS 10.7.x Lion through 10.11.x El Capitan
The legendary British sound
From humble beginnings in London more than 40 years ago and still designed and engineered in the UK, Soundcraft defined the term ‘British sound’ in live sound mixing consoles.
Soundcraft Co-Founder Graham Blythe’s acclaimed microphone preamps and ‘British’ equaliser ensures the Si Impact proudly carries Soundcraft’s signature sound today.
Going beyond analogue control
Combining One-Knob-One-Function control with unique features like FaderGlow™, Soundcraft combines analogue workflow with digital flexibility. FaderGlow™ illuminates the fader track in different colours to provide at-a-glance status information on precisely what the fader is controlling – aux sends, FX sends or even the graphic EQ that’s available on every bus.
Each fader channel also features a clear multi-color LCD display – giving ‘at a glance’ information on levels and offering a fully customisable’scribble strip’ to name your channels.
World-class effects & dynamics
Si Impact isn’t just packed with DSP power. It’s packed with DSP power from the acknowledged experts in digital FX. That means studio-grade reverbs, delays and modulations from Lexicon, legendary dbx dynamics and industry-standard BSS Graphic Equalisers.
Put your I/O where you need it
With built-in connectivity for an optional Soundcraft Stagebox, Si Impact lets you put your I/O where you need it.
Set up your Stagebox by the band for live sound applications, or position it in the live room for studio recording all via a single piece of Cat 5 cable.
Pristine audio direct to your DAW
Si Impact makes recording quick and easy with superb quality, built-in 32-in/32-out USB recording and playback.
A single connection to your PC or MAC and you’re ready to make multi-track recordings direct to any digital audio workstation. Send up to 32 inputs and 32 outputs to and from your DAW for recording and playback.
Remote mixing with your iPad
The mix power of Si Impact is accessible from anywhere in the venue, via the Soundcraft remote iPad® app.
Mix FOH from the audience location, mix monitors from the stage, or allow musicians to set their own monitor mix from multiple iPad® devices.
Si Offline Impact
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Si Impact Software v2.0 Build 12
2.0 Build 12
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Soundcraft Multichannel USB Audio Driver V3.20
updated: Mar 2019
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ViSi Listen (Android)
updated: Nov 2016
ViSi Listen (iOS)
updated: Nov 2016
ViSi Remote (iOS)
Si Impact Outline Dimensions (DXF file)
updated: Jul 2023
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Si Impact Outline Dimensions (PDF file)
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Si Impact Brochure – Web Version
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Si Impact User Guide V1.6 (web version)
updated: Jul 2023
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Si Impact User Guide V1.6 German (web version)
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Designed as a compact model, the GLOCK 32, in 357 SIG, offers a unique combination of versatility, convincing ballistics, optimum carry comfort, and the legendary GLOCK pistol reliability.
|1||Length (Overall)**||187 mm | 7.36 inch|
|2||Slide Length||174 mm | 6.85 inch|
|3||Width (Overall)||32 mm | 1.26 inch|
|4||Slide Width||25,5 mm | 1.0 inch|
|5||Height incl. Mag.||128 mm | 5.04 inch|
|6||Line of Sight (Polymer)||153 mm | 6.02 inch|
|Line of Sight (Steel)||152 mm | 5.98 inch|
|Line of Sight (GNS)||151 mm | 5.94 inch|
|7||Trigger Distance**||71,2 mm | 2.80 inch|
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BEST 32″ TVs – 2022 Rating
A 32″ TV looks equally good in the kitchen, in the bedroom and even in the living room. It does not steal the area of the room, it demonstrates the juiciest picture with super-realistic detail.
This review ranks the best 32-inch TVs in 2021. Take a closer look at them, each of the models is worthy of attention!
The SAMSUNG 32T5300 delivers a “presence effect” because five technologies in it make the picture truly “alive”:
Analyzes the frame, giving objects realistic hues by eliminating white space between color cells. PurColor automatically finds “free pixels” and tints them in the required shades.
- Contrast Enhancer
Enhances contrast and adds depth to the picture.
- Ultra Clean View
Analyzes the image to remove distortion and grain. This feature improves the rendering of details.
- Micro Dimming Pro
Produces deeper colors with dot backlighting.
- Samsung Anynet+
Controls TV-connected audio and video devices from a single remote.
SAMSUNG has a standard set of interfaces: HDMI, USB, audio output, composite output, tulip, LAN and Wi-Fi. The TV also supports HDR technology (extended color range), which brings the quality of its picture to a higher level. Bluetooth is missing. Wireless inputs cannot be connected.
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Excellent entry-level TV. The color reproduction of HISENSE 32A5710FA has been worked out – the colors are realistic.
The DTS Studio Sound System simulates a large audio system for an immersive surround sound experience even without a soundbar. Bass lovers appreciate this technology. The TV recognizes these frequencies and amplifies them further. Also, DTS SS allows you to forget about “volume jumps” when viewing. Even if the blogger did not equalize the sound level in his video, HISENSE 32A5710FA will automatically do this for the viewer.
The TV runs on VIDAA U OS based on Android TV. Thanks to this, all the necessary applications are here: from Deezer and YouTube to Netflix. Any equipment can be connected to the TV via interfaces integrated into the panel:
- HDMI – for connecting to laptops, cameras and other professional equipment. Transmits data without loss of quality.
- USB – for viewing content from your phone or action camera.
- Bluetooth will allow you to legalize a mouse and a wireless keyboard, which will greatly simplify the input of information.
- Wi Fi and LAN provide a permanent connection to the Internet in a “wired” and wireless way.
The picture quality of HISENSE is HD. This resolution leaves a good impression when viewing content.
This unit has a built-in 10W audio system. Its volume is enough to work in the kitchen, where the hood is noisy, or the living room – where they usually spend time in the circle of a noisy company. Saturated picture SAMSUNG 32T4500 is comfortable for the eyes: white color is bright, black is deep, and the transitions between shades are smooth and realistic.
PurColor technology carefully analyzes every frame in the picture, filling in the gaps and making the colors more saturated.
Ultra Clean View is a real fighter against “soap” on the screen. Such a feature helps out at the moment when the detailing is “lame”. Smart TV software analyzes the frame and improves the quality, making the picture sharper and less grainy.
The manufacturer recommends placing the device at a distance of 1.35 to 3 m. Therefore, this Smart TV is a great choice for bedrooms, living rooms and kitchens.
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Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 32
Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 32 is based on the PatchWall interface, which is visually similar to tiles in Windows 10. You can download the necessary programs from Google Play to the “box” and even connect “over the air” with your phone and laptop via Chromecast. There is also dual-band wi-fi (to work with dual-band 5 GHz routers) and proven Bluetooth 4.2.
Google Assistant is easy to call:
- Press the microphone button on the remote control.
- Confirm turning on the microphone on the TV (it is enough to do this once – then the microphone may turn on automatically).
- Say the required request.
- Wait for the system to provide the required information.
Owners of other Xiaomi smart gadgets can control Mi Smart Home directly from the TV screen. To do this, just go to the “Devices” menu and follow the instructions on the display.
Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 32 works with surround sound using Dolby Digital and DTS technologies – when watching a concert, there will be a feeling of “being in the crowd”. Also, these technologies allow you to reveal games and movies in a new way, because the audibility is incredible. Even at low frequencies.
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Budget white TV will fit perfectly into a minimalist apartment with light walls. If we talk about the technical characteristics, this is the basic Smart TV from Samsung. The model will please you with high picture quality, a well-developed smart platform and the possibility of a wireless connection.
Works on the basis of Tizen OS – most of the necessary programs are already pre-installed here. Also on this OS, you can download applications from popular OTT services, so there will be plenty of content from the SAMSUNG 32T4510.
Mega Contrast enhances the picture for maximum juiciness. Such saturation gives color even to a gray image. The auto channel search function simplifies selection, while PurColor and Ultra Clean View technologies allow you to review content of unimportant quality. For example, if it was taken on an old phone.
There are 2 HDMI, USB, LAN (for wired internet), Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Miracast and Wi-Fi Direct are not here. If you need to review something from your mobile, you will have to connect via a USB cable. Bluetooth can be used for a wireless keyboard and mouse to be able to control and play games from across the room.
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An HD TV with automatic color correction makes the picture richer and more natural. With the LG 32LM637BPLA, viewing old photos and videos will be a real pleasure: a powerful processor upscales and visually enhances the picture quality.
This will allow you to take a fresh look at your memories: visually on TV they will look like they were filmed on modern cameras.
HDR mode refines the color range, making highlights softer and shadows deeper.
The set of connectors for LG 32LM637BPLA is standard:
- 5V USB port
You can connect a phone and an external HDD through it.
Transmits picture and sound without distortion.
- Component connector
Needed for video equipment, home theaters, etc.
- Composite port (tulip)
Used to connect old audio and video equipment to TV.
A wired Ethernet connection is essential for those who want to get the best internet speed on their TV.
- CI+ Slot
Required for cable TV.
- Optical Audio Out
Connect TV to home theater audio system.
Among the “wireless” interfaces, there is Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0, with which you can connect, for example, to the same AirPods.
LG 32LM637BPLA has voice control, so requests can be spoken. This input works in many applications. It is enough to open an online cinema and say: “OK Google, turn on the Titanic” and in a few seconds this movie will appear on the screen.
SAMSUNG FRAME QE32LS03T
The peculiarity of the Frame line is that in standby mode, TVs can become a huge photo frame that can show any picture or video.
The thin body fits perfectly against the wall and at the same time allows you to hide minor flaws in its relief. Even in its basic form, the SAMSUNG FRAME QE32LS03T looks like a medium-sized easel. And if you buy interchangeable frames, visually the device is practically indistinguishable from the real picture.
Five technologies for high image quality:
- Quantum HDR
Quantum dot technology is the latest generation of HDR technology that allows you to show more details. Shows itself “in full force” when playing content shot on a camera that supports the HDR10 standard (like iPhone 12)
- Dual LED backlight
Increases picture contrast and improves color reproduction in dark areas.
- SpaceFit Sound
Analyzes the room where the TV is installed to adjust the audio to suit the room.
- Mobile Mirroring
Transfers content from a smartphone (Android or iOS) to the big screen.
- Tap View
Eliminates the hassle of connecting mobile to TV. You just need to touch the SAMSUNG FRAME QE32LS03T screen with your mobile phone and everything that happens on the display will appear on the TV screen.
The device supports all basic wired and wireless interfaces. So, if you want to control the TV using the keyboard and mouse, it’s easy to organize.
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SONY 32WD603 has a high-quality 8-bit matrix that demonstrates 16 million colors. The coating of the LED screen is glossy, with anti-reflective properties. This means that the picture will be saturated, but there will be no sunbeams on the display.
Motionflow XR technology produces smooth transitions between frames. Dynamics on the screen without jerks and freezes, quite realistic. There are no noises or loops.
The Local Dimming function allows you to dim certain parts of the screen. In SONY 32WD603, the LEDs are located not only at the edges, but all over the screen. This approach allows you to fine-tune the color reproduction.
S-Master, Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby Pulse technologies are responsible for the sound here. And with such a combination, the TV produces high-quality audio with a minimum of extraneous noise and fine harmonization of frequencies and volume.
HISENSE 32B6700HA received the title of “Euro 2020 Official TV”. Its FullHD-picture, the possibility of voice control and parental mode confirm this status.
Full HD resolution shows the smallest details, down to the grain of the mote, on the depicted objects. Compaction of pixels allows you to reduce the amount of “soap”, distortion and noise in the picture.
The Natural Color Enhancer system analyzes changes in the incoming signal and compensates for them so that the final picture looks juicy and realistic. And the DTS Studio Sound audio system helps you experience the beauty of surround sound without additional acoustics.
The presence of USB and HDMI greatly increases the amount of content possible. The TV can be connected to an external HDD, mobile phone or console. And thanks to the built-in Wi-Fi router, the user can play or watch movies without wires.
When there is no time or desire to manually enter the name of the series in the search or search for the desired setting, the built-in Google Assistant will do it for you. All you need to do is give a voice command.
Thanks to the IPS matrix, the device does not have PWM flicker at low brightness. The TV can act as a “night light” with a pleasant sound.
During the day, the picture of the LG 32LM6370PLA is bright and juicy – HDR Dynamic Tone Mapping technology is responsible for this. It is a fine-tuning of dark and light areas, while maintaining the saturation of bright details and the depth of shadows.
Virtual surround sound harmoniously fills the space and gives the illusion of presence even without audio systems. The bass is juicy, the tops are worked out, they do not wheeze.
LG AI technology makes it easy to control your TV. You can literally have dialogues with him, asking about general facts. The system will analyze requests and issue personalized content recommendations.
Each of these TOP-10 32-inch TVs deserves a place in your apartment. But since it is not dimensionless, you will have to find a better model. A summary table will help you make a choice, which displays the characteristics of the devices:
|Device/Parameter||TV type||Resolution||Smart TV platform||Features||Technologies 9 0279||Interfaces||Tuners||Voice control||Dimensions without stand (WxHxD)|| Dimensions with stand
|SAMSUNG FRAME QE32LS03T||QLED||FullHD||Yes, Tizen 903 07||Adaptive Picture, Anynet+, Auto Curation, Auto Motion Plus, Contrast Enhancer, Digital Clean View, Dual LED , Motion Rate, Quantum HDR, Supreme UHD Dimming||Adaptive Picture, Anynet+, Auto Curation, Auto Motion Plus, Contrast Enhancer, Digital Clean View, Dual LED, Motion Rate, Quantum HDR, Supreme UHD Dimming||HDMI, USB, LAN, CI, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Analogue and digital: DVB-C, DVB-S2, DVB-T2||Yes 5300||LED||FullHD||Yes, Tizen||Browser, Light sensor, Hotel mode, Parental mode, Subtitles, Quick access function, Power saving function||Anynet+, Contrast Enhancer, Dolby Digital Plus, Hyper Real, Micro Dimming Pro, Motion Rate, Multiroom Link, PurColor, Ultra Clean View||HDMI, USB, LAN, CI, Wi-fi||Analog and digital: DVB- C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2||Yes||LED||HD||Yes, Tizen||Anynet+, Contrast Enhancer, Motion Rate, PurColor||Auto Channel Search, Browser, Game Mode, Mega Contrast, Movie Mode, Teletext, PurColor Technology, Ultra Clean View||HDMI, USB, LAN, CI, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Analog and digital: DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2||No||737. 4×465.4×150.5|
|SAMSUNG 32T4500||LED||HD||Yes, Tizen||Con trast Enhancer, Digital Clean View, Hyper Real, Motion Rate, PurColor||Auto Seek Channels, Embedded Browser, Game Mode, Cinema Mode, Anynet+ Technology, PurColor Technology, Ultra Clean View||HDMI, USB, LAN, CI, Wi-fi||Analogue||No|
|Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 32||LED||HD||Yes, Android TV||Dolby Audio, DTS, PatchWall||Control smartphones and tablets||HDMI, USB, LAN, CI, mini-Jack (for headphones), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Analogue and digital: DVB-C, DVB-T2||No||733x435x110||733x478x180|
|HISENSE 32A5710FA||LCD||HD||Yes, Android TV||DTS Studio Sound 903 07||TV Recording, Parental Mode||HDMI, USB, LAN, CI, mini-Jack (for headphones) , Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Analogue and digital: DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2||No 2|
|HISENSE 32B6700HA||LCD||HD||Yes, Android TV||DTS Studio Sound||Parental Mode, On Timer, Off Timer, Sleep Timer, Electronic TV Guide||HDMI, USB, LAN, CI, mini-Jack (for headphones), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Analogue and digital: DVB-C, DVB-T2, DVB-T2||Yes 32WD603||LED||HD||Yes, Sony Smart TV||Clear Phase, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse, Live Colour, Motionflow XR, S-Master, X-Reality PRO, Clear Phase 9 speakersNo 735x446x66||735x481x174|
|LG 32LM637BPLA||LED||HD||Yes, webOS||Integrated browser||HDMI, USB, LAN, CI, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Analog and digital: DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2||Yes||736х437х82. 9||736х464х180|
|LG 32LM6370PLA HD||Yes, WebOS||HDR Dynamic Tone Mapping||Embedded Browser, Light Sensor, Hotel Mode, Parental Mode, Subtitles, Quick access function, Energy saving function||HDMI, USB, LAN, CI, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Analogue and digital: DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2||Yes||736x437x82.9||736x464x180|
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How to choose a 32-inch TV: detailed instructions
A 32-inch TV is good for a small room: a bedroom or a kitchen in a standard apartment. Knowing the size of the TV, it is already easy to choose a model according to your preferences. We offer a few tips to make it easier for you to navigate, since the choice is very large.
We recommend that you visit the rating of 32-inch TVs. In this article you will find the best models according to experts.
The screen resolution is responsible for the quality of the picture: the higher it is, the better the image you will see on the screen. The formula is simple: the more pixels the resolution contains, the better the detail and realism.
Screen resolution standards used in modern TVs:
- HD (1366*768 pixels). This standard guarantees a good clear picture, but without the frills in the form of hyper-realistic images, for which TVs are currently valued. On a screen with a diagonal of 32 inches, video content in this format looks very worthy.
- Full HD (1920*1080). This standard will provide excellent image quality on a screen with a small diagonal, ideal for 32 inches.
- 4K UHD(3840*2160). The modern standard for large screen TVs (from 40 inches). The quality and detail are top notch. On small screens, the difference between Full HD and 4K UHD is not too noticeable.
- 8K UHD(7680*4320). This resolution provides an excellent image on the huge screens of high-end TVs.
Modern televisions use two types of screen matrix technologies: LCD and OLED.
This technology is almost never used now, since screens with such a matrix are inferior in picture quality to newer technologies in literally everything: color reproduction, brightness, contrast. And most importantly, in TVs with such a matrix, the image quality strongly depends on the distance: if you look a little from the side, distortions are guaranteed.
Screens with this matrix provide more realistic color reproduction. Contrast is also on top – image detail is good. However, with a quick change of frames, the image can slow down for a split second, breaking up into pixels.
The most balanced LCD technology available. Realistic colors, smooth frame changes, no distortion. What is happening on the screen looks great even in bright light, best suited for comfortable watching movies.
Quantum dot LCD
Quantum dot layer brings the LCD closer to the OLED ideal. The principle of operation is also similar to OLED technology: LEDs with nanoparticle filters absorb radiation with the “wrong” wavelength, reducing the percentage of distortion. Such TVs are almost as good as OLED panels in picture quality, color reproduction and contrast, and their brightness is even higher. They are used in models of an expensive segment.
OLED TVs are designed with the latest technology that uses microscopic LEDs that work independently (in other words, black and white colors can be side by side without overlapping). Color rendition and contrast in such models are at the highest level, besides, such screens are very thin (no more than five millimeters). Used in premium models.
Tuner – a decoder that receives the encoded TV channel signal and transmits the decoded image to the TV screen. Having a built-in tuner with a wide range of features is very important, because it allows you to connect the antenna directly, without spending extra money on a digital set-top box. The built-in tuners work according to the following protocols:
- DVB-T/T2 – provides digital TV signal reception. An indoor or outdoor antenna will suffice.
- DVB-C/C2 – provides reception of a cable television signal. You need to connect a package of cable channels with a telecom operator if you want to use it.
- DVB-S/S2 – provides satellite TV signal reception. You need a satellite dish with which you can receive a TV signal from anywhere in the world.
Wireless Internet connection provides a comfortable viewing of a wide variety of content on the big screen.
The presence of Bluetooth in the TV allows you to wirelessly connect peripheral devices: speakers, mice, subwoofer, and so on. A TV with this option will make life much easier, because you don’t have to connect annoying wires, and in general it will make you feel that it’s the 21st century.
The presence of Smart TV
Smart TV guarantees that you get not just a TV, but a “smart” device that will allow you not only to watch movies, but also play games, communicate in social networks, use interactive applications that you are used to. And all this on the big screen.
DTS and Dolby Atmos codec support
TVs that support DTS and Dolby Atmos provide multi-channel audio if that matters to you. You can output sound to multiple speakers or audio panels, arranging them as you like.
Ports and connectors
Required to connect external devices such as a game console or laptop. The more HDMI connectors on the TV, the more devices can be connected at the same time, so that later you can select a priority data source using the remote control.
Required to play data from removable media: flash drives and external hard drives.
With a USB port, you can use the TimeShift and PVR functions found on almost every modern TV. TimeShift pauses terrestrial television broadcasts, and PVR records them to external media.
Embedding in the smart home ecosystem
If you like order in everything and use a single control system for appliances in your home, then a TV with this function will fit perfectly into your routine. Often with the ability to connect to a smart home, a voice assistant is also supplied, which understands commands and can support communication on various topics.
Most modern TVs support voice command control by pressing the corresponding button on the remote control. More expensive models can understand gestures.
You can also control your TV from your smartphone if your TV is equipped with a Smart TV. The manufacturer’s Smart TV application on a smartphone will allow you to remotely control your TV, change channels, adjust the volume, and set up TV recording.