With the caravan as we know it today having recently celebrated its 100th birthday, it seems fitting that there’s been plenty happening to mark the milestone – and later this year, a new programme on Channel 5 will look at what it truly means to be a caravan enthusiast in 2019. The show, Caravanning with […]
TV host Julia Bradbury celebrates 100 years of the caravan on a floating campsite on the Thames
Did you know that the humble caravan is celebrating its centenary this year? Yes, that’s right – it was 1919 when Eccles produced the first-ever car-towed caravan. It was therefore somewhat befitting that an Eccles caravan built a century later, the 560, recently appeared on the UK’s first ever floating campsite on the Thames in […]
LCD vs LED vs QLED TVs: what’s the difference?
With so many acronyms and so much other jargon swirling around the technology world these days, it’s understandable that you may be a little confused about what you read in the technical specifications of TVs. Thankfully though, while the various technological aspects of TVs can be very complex, you don’t need to be as knowledgeable […]
How could a “Freeview HD” TV transform your caravan holiday this year?
If you’ve been perusing our product range here at Ferguson with a view to purchasing the perfect TV for your upcoming caravan or motorhome vacation, you might have noticed the mention of Freeview HD channels for models such as our 16” Full HD LED 12-Volt TV and 22” Battery-Operated LED TV, and wondered what difference […]
Small, medium or large – which is best for your next TV?
Certain aspects of choosing a new TV for your home, caravan, motorhome or business may seem pretty easy, usually because you may have been thinking about upgrading for a while. A lot of us have preferences in mind already when it comes to the features that we want from our new TV, governed by where […]
5 questions to ask yourself when buying a travel TV
The task of selecting the perfect TV for use in a recreational vehicle – such as a caravan, motorhome or even boat – is a little different to the process of choosing a TV for your living room. Certain factors are likely to come into play that barely apply when you are attempting to purchase […]
What are the features to look for in a “HOLIDAY” TV?
A life spent pounding the roads and munching up those motorway miles can be hugely rewarding, but also gruelling, especially when you don’t have too much entertainment on board your vehicle to help you to while away your down time. Why not, then, source a dedicated 12v TV from one of the most trusted and […]
Are there ‘good’ and ‘bad’ times of year to purchase a new TV?
Pretty much anyone who has ever needed to purchase an electronic appliance will have asked themselves the classic question, of whether they are best off buying a TV, smartphone etc as soon as it is released, or waiting for it to drop in price. On one hand, you could have up-to-the-minute technology the moment it […]
Unveiled: the motorhome, complete with TV, that really will take you anywhere…
We’re very much accustomed here at Ferguson to providing motorhome owners with the perfect TV for even the most seemingly ambitious travels – but one German company’s newest motorhome goes some way to showing just how adventurous this trusty category of vehicle can be. As reported by Yahoo! News, Ziegler Adventure – which forms […]
Caravans are celebrating their 100th birthday in 2019 – just as they undergo a ‘serious resurgence’
If you’ve been following the news about caravans as closely as we have here at Ferguson, or even just speaking to fellow caravan enthusiasts, you may be aware that the very concept of the caravan hits a significant milestone this year. Yep: as of 2019, it is 100 years since the first caravan was towed […]
BMW unveils what may be the caravan of the future
The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas has long been one of the key events in the calendar at which home technology enthusiasts discover what kind of gadgets their humble abodes may be stuffed with in years to come. However, it’s not just TVs that routinely make an appearance at the ever-popular trade […]
Should you ‘go expensive’ with your choice of TV this year… or stick to ‘cheap and cheerful’?
It’s a very common and understandable question, especially in an era like our present one, when you aren’t always guaranteed a better TV simply as a result of spending more money. As past research into other leading TV brands by Which? has shown, there are times when it’s worth forking out more money for a […]
We’ve got the perfect British-made TV for your needs in 2019
The coming 12 months look set to be instrumental ones for British TV. Old favourites like Game of Thrones, Love Island and Line of Duty are primed to come back with new series, while promising fresh shows such as Years and Years and His Dark Materials are similarly sure to set Twitter alight. But what […]
Why buying a small TV may still make sense for you in 2019
There’s been a lot of talk lately about how the general trend these days is of TVs becoming bigger, rather than smaller. It’s something that we’ve previously discussed in the Knowledge Centre here at Ferguson, and the statistics certainly seem to back up that conclusion. One survey of 1,823 people conducted by the market research […]
What’s the difference between a smart TV and a Superfast smart TV?
You might think you already know what a smart TV is. After all, this type of TV is also sometimes referred to as an Internet TV or Wi-Fi TV, which says much about what these TVs are about. However, you may have noticed that some of our smart TVs in our online range here at […]
Are we falling in love with especially large televisions? One recent report says so…
What’s most important to you when you come to buy a television? The most advanced technology, perhaps, or a stellar audiovisual experience? Well, it appears that when it comes to many of us, size is now an especially vital priority. Furthermore, far from opting for smaller sets that fit into the most compact spaces in […]
Have you got everything you need to enjoy your favourite TV shows on your boat?
Boat ownership is becoming more and more of a ‘thing’ in the UK; indeed, according to the Canal & River Trust, there are now more than 34,000 boats moored on the country’s waterways. Furthermore, about a quarter of them are now used as primary residences, up from the mere 10% reported a decade or so […]
The increasing prevalence of smart TVs – and why you should buy one
Do you ever wonder why seemingly everything is ‘smart’ these days? While some of us are still only just getting used to smartphones, it appears that the world’s technology giants have gone crazy trying to ‘smartify’ everything – from watches and thermostats to fridges and kettles. So, why would you want to acquire a smart […]
Get the most screen for your money, when you opt for our 55” Full HD TV
Those of you who are old enough to have owned a classic Ferguson TV back in the day will know that our brand has always given British buyers plenty of choices for a great-value, and genuinely high-quality TV – and the situation’s no different in 2018. Our 55” Full HD LED TV with Freeview T2 […]
‘Glamping’ with a Ferguson travel TV: do the two things mix?
In recent years, a seemingly new form of camping has become known to travellers – albeit, it isn’t all that new at all. We’re referring, of course, to ‘glamping’, which is a portmanteau of ‘glamour’ and ‘camping’. The word itself was only used in the UK for the first time in 2005 and added to […]
Do caravans and TV mix? Just ask the stars of Celebrity 5 Go Caravanning…
If you are a believer in the benefits that a caravan TV can bring – and we’re sure that many of you are, if you’re browsing our site here at Ferguson – then you may just have taken an interest in the series Celebrity 5 Go Caravanning, which has been running for the last few […]
5 features to consider for your next 12-volt leisure TV
One of the things that we do best here at Ferguson TV is bring our customers a stunning range of TV’s including several options for a leisure TV. Our wide-range of 12-volt TVs have been considered with the needs of caravan, motorhome and other travelling users specifically in mind – but what features do you […]
Caravans with TVs really don’t come any more ambitious than this…
The days of having to depend on a crude and grainy black-and-white TV as a caravan or motorhome TV may now thankfully be over – as amply demonstrated by our own technologically advanced TVs here at Ferguson – but there are always people out there searching for new heights of sophistication. That much was certainly […]
Have you got the perfect LED digital TV for watching the World Cup?
For many it’s as much an essential as buying your team’s latest kit and putting the flag in your window; yes, that’s right, we’re talking about picking the ideal TV with which to watch the 2018 World Cup. We’re just days away from it all now, with the first match – between Russia and Saudi […]
Could a caravan TV be the cost-effective entertainment solution for you this summer?
It would be easy to presume that the UK simply isn’t the nation of ‘caravanners’ in 2018 that it once was. After all, a generation of young people have grown up with caravans being blown up on Top Gear, and that’s before one considers the primitive image many Millennials have long had of caravans being […]
Why 2018 is the perfect year to buy a 4K TV
4K is one of those technologies that have been talked about in particularly feverish terms in recent years – so why is now the time to purchase a 4K Ultra HD TV such as one of Ferguson’s own Platinum or Android Smart TVs? First of all… it’s becoming the new standard It wasn’t so long […]
It’s World Cup time, so invest in the perfect traveller TV for the occasion
A lot is going on this summer – and we think you know exactly what we mean. We’re referring of course, to the enthralling on-the-pitch action that awaits us at the FIFA World Cup in Russia from 14th June, but also to any other holiday travel plans you may have for the coming months. Sure […]
Get in on the ‘smart’ revolution with the Ferguson Platinum TV
Never mind smartphones, tablets or even thermostats – it seems that almost every bit of tech in the 21st century home is becoming ‘smart’, and the situation’s no different as far as TVs are concerned. Featuring a built in Sound Bar that provides a cinema style sound experience the Platinum range is a step up […]
Ferguson has been setting new visual and audio standards for more than 70 years
You might imagine that here at Ferguson TV, we very much live ‘for the moment’ to provide the most up-to-date and sophisticated TVs – and we do. Our Platinum TVs, for instance, represent the latest in Android smarts and exceptional visual and audio quality, representing a true all-in-one solution for all manner of homes. However, […]
Want better sound quality from your TV? Choose one with an in-built soundbar
We all want to be able to enjoy the best standard of sound from our TVs these days. In short, what we desire is the complete ‘home cinema’ experience, and we don’t necessarily want to have to spend that much to have it. Well, in that case, you might just be interested in what the […]
What is the media saying about the Ferguson Platinum TV?
They say that you shouldn’t always trust the media these days, but here at Ferguson TV, we sbeg to differ – at least as far as the news and reviews sites’ commentary on our own Platinum TVs is concerned! You see, whether you’re in the market for a monster 65-inch TV or something as small […]
5 things that make a Ferguson Platinum TV perfect for your home cinema
How often have you been to the cinema lately? It may be that you haven’t been for a while – not because the films themselves have become any less exciting but because the whole experience of going to the cinema doesn’t feel quite as glamorous or exclusive as it once did. These type of feelings […]
Introducing the new Ferguson Platinum TV range
Well, we’ve been a long time away, but we’re delighted to be back. Ferguson, for those too young to remember, is one of the all-time iconic names in televisions, with a history dating back to 1946 – but since 2012, we’ve been absent from UK shelves. Now in 2018 the Ferguson brand has been emphatically […]
Statistics show surge in caravan and motorhome purchases and ‘staycations’
We’ve talked a lot here at Ferguson TV about why you may wish to purchase a caravan TV – and, well, it seems one of the most compelling reasons is that you might have purchased a caravan or motorhome recently anyway. That’s at least if you are among the heightened number of Britons lately who […]
Welcome to the world of the battery-powered Travel TV
In our last blog post here at Ferguson TV, we took a short tour through the history of the motorhome or caravan TV illustrating how they now have expanded media options, DVD, USB. HDMI and offer a picture quality and ease of use that you would have never expected from the portable TVs of old. […]
Just imagine being able to run your caravan or motorhome TV by battery…
If you have spent any time perusing our online product range, you will have probably got a sense by now that “portable” TVs are among our specialities. As our own popular models demonstrate, a caravan or motorhome TV can come in many different and sophisticated forms these days, incorporating all of the features – and […]
Caravan hoisted up a tree wins rave reviews on Airbnb
As you might expect of a leading caravan TV brand like ourselves here at Ferguson, we’re always interested in whatever quirky stories may pop up in the news from time to time about how people use their caravans… and, well, we think we may have found the quirkiest one yet. The story, as reported by […]
How can you get Internet access in your caravan or motorhome?
In a world as globalised and as closely interconnected as the one we live in now, it’s understandable that if you are forced to go without access to the World Wide Web for even a short time, you might feel like you’ve gone back to the Stone Age! This begs the question if you are […]
Don’t underestimate the capabilities of a Ferguson caravan TV!
Bringing a TV with you in your caravan has long been one of those great British traditions, much like caravan holidays themselves. As we enter June, here at Fergusontv.net, we would urge you to take the time to make sure you have a truly up-to-date caravan TV to help make your vacation this summer the […]
Big news: we’ve restyled our 55” curved Android smart 4K TV!
Curved TVs are not exactly a new concept, yet it seems that more and more homeowners are checking them out, and with good reason. As a matter of fact, the timing couldn’t be better for you to invest in your very own spectacular curved TV from FergusonTV.com, as our 55” Android Smart 4K Ultra HD […]
Could this be the year that you embark on a UK ‘staycation’?
The word ‘staycation’ isn’t exactly a new one, and much has been made down the years of the wonders of spending one’s summer a little closer to home than the obvious exotic climes. However, for a long time, it seems that the whole ‘staycation’ thing hasn’t quite caught on here in the UK. This was […]
Caravan with no fewer than nine televisions grabs the headlines
We take immense pride in being one of the leading caravan TV brands here at Ferguson. However, even we are taken aback at times by just how committed some people are to giving themselves the most luxurious TV-watching experience in their caravan, with one recent story in the Mirror having especially caught our eye. The […]
Do you need a TV licence for your caravan or motorhome TV?
At this time of year when many of us will be eager to take some well-earned time off, or at least book a holiday for a couple of months down the line, it’s a pertinent question to ask: will a TV licence be required to use your motorhome or caravan TV? You may or may […]
What should you pack when you go travelling in a motorhome?
There’s no question that travelling in a motorhome can be extremely exciting – It unlocks a wide range of attractive destinations around the world that may have previously been not possible due to factors such as the cost of accommodation Motorhomes are (very nearly) ‘go anywhere’ vehicles for tourists, which begs the question… what will […]
A 12 volt TV can be your go-to entertainment source on your next caravan holiday
Anyone who has ever had to pack for a break in a caravan will know just how much of a headache it can be to have to remember everything they could conceivably need. Just think of all of the things you need for the kitchen alone – the washing up liquid, sponges, cling film… or […]
What do you need to think about when buying a caravan TV?
Once upon a time, the idea of even watching TV in our caravans might have seemed strange – after all, don’t we buy caravans in the first place so that we can “get away from it all”? To some extent that may be true, but of course, the world is more complicated these days and […]
The January gloom gives you the perfect excuse to buy a 12v Caravan or Motorhome TV
Traditionally, the first month of the year is one of the most depressing for many of us. The excitement of Christmas has come and gone, we’re often short of money, we’re back at work and to make matters worse, the weather is as grey and drizzly as it gets here in the UK. So, why […]
The benefits of converting to a brand new 4K resolution TV
Why not bring the cinema experience to your living room with an Ultra HD 4K television? With image quality so good that you’ll find yourself questioning your own eyes. 4K is poised to become the best way to enjoy home entertainment as the number of satellite and internet services offering 4K entertainment and sport grows […]
Television Feng Shui: fitting your new TV into your home
So you’ve opted to go with a brand new curved 4K TV for your home to get the best possible experience for your shows and movies. Great! But next, you have to ask yourself, how am I going to make this work in my living room? The position of the TV might be the last […]
A new level of immersion – why curved TVs are the future
Among the many models of television that we offer here at Ferguson, curved TVs are some of the sleekest that we have available, providing a whole new, exciting and even more immersive way to enjoy your favourite TV shows and films. Curved TVs can provide you with a comfortable level of immersion without completely shutting […]
How does a 12 Volt TV compare to a Standard TV?
Here at Ferguson, we work hard to dispel the myth that smaller TVs – such as a 12 volt TV – are necessarily less well featured than TVs of much larger sizes. In an age of TVs stretching up to 100” and beyond – which can put pressure on both budget and space – we […]
Let’s dispel some of the myths surrounding 12 volt TVs
When a customer asks us a question about purchasing a 12 volt TV, they are normally very positive about what they have heard about them. Occasionally, however, we do receive questions about supposedly negative aspects of 12 volt TVs, about which we are all too happy to reassure them. Here are just some of the […]
Motorhome TVs bring you a world of entertainment while travelling
When you think of a motorhome TV, the first image that pops into your head may be of a small, low-quality television that doesn’t offer much in terms of entertainment value. Here at Ferguson, we’d like to dispel this particular myth with our impressive selection of motorhome TVs. Please note we offer 2 models of […]
When it comes to TVs, bigger is frequently better
TVs and other displays are increasing in size at an unbelievable rate nowadays. As technology advances, manufacturers can create screens as big as 172,220 square feet, and we suspect even that record is bound to be beaten in the next few years or so. Although we wouldn’t recommend searching for a screen of that size […]
Streaming media from the web? Here’s how a 4K TV could benefit you…
Ferguson products have come a long way since our beginnings as a loudspeaker company in 1923. Countless televisions – including caravan TVs, curved TVs, and 85” TVs, to name just a few – have featured in our range of products. However, one of our latest offerings could prove to revolutionise the viewing experience as we […]
Why purchase an Android-based smart TV?
Smart TVs have slowly made their way to the forefront of the ever-evolving television market in the last few years or so. Given that so many UK homes now have one in place of a standard TV, you may be wondering what all of the fuss is about, if you haven’t already made the upgrade […]
Could a curved screen TV change your viewing experience forever?
Recent years have brought a myriad of innovations within the world of television; HD TVs smart TVs and – most recently – curved screen TVs. Although curved screens have been around since the 1950s when the Cinerama debuted in New York, they have only been part of the mainstream television market for a couple of […]
What makes our smart TVs so smart?
Our smart TVs are smart for a myriad of reasons – not least because they support Wi-Fi web browsing. This means that you can search for your next series or movie recommendation without leaving the comfort of your sofa. You can also use the built-in web browser to stream videos and access social networking sites, […]
Summer is just around the corner – so there’s no better time to purchase a 12v TV!
It seems that worst of the winter is out of the way; the sun’s finally making an appearance and us Brits are taking full advantage of that in as many ways as possible. One of the ways that people choose to make the most of the approaching summer is by travelling – be it by […]
Not just your average large screen TV – why sport and entertainment viewing needs jumbo TV screens
Here at Ferguson TV, we’ve seen a notable increase in the number of people choosing to buy large screen TVs in the last few years. As technology advances, it becomes cheaper and cheaper to buy TVs with ever-bigger screens. Historically you would probably have to save up for a long time to afford the ones […]
As TVs get larger, prices get lower – but how and why?
If it seems to you that flat screen TVs have gotten larger and larger over the last few years, that’s because they almost certainly have done. Reports from major retailers indicate that most new TV owners are opting to purchase TVs with 40” sized screens or above, whereas the average TV size stood at 32” […]
Exploring the world of smart TVs
Their name says it all, really. Smart TVs are basically televisions with integrated Internet, applications, and similar features. They have massively increased in popularity and accessibility in the last few years, and it’s thought that they are going to be the dominant type of television in the near future Most smart TVs offer a good […]
The relevance of super large screen TVs in the corporate world
So often in the history of television, it seems that bigger has been better, which is certainly something that could be said of the super large screen TV. These especially generously proportioned TVs have long been a mainstay of the home, but also make frequent appearances in the corporate world, such as at exhibitions and […]
So, you’re buying a TV for your Motor Home, Camper, Caravan, Boat?
Recent years have seen a significant rise in the use of televisions in the leisure sector fitted in Motor Homes, Boats and Caravans If you want a TV to use only in the UK or across europe, look no further…… Here at Ferguson.com we offer two very comprehensive Traveller TV’s and 12 volt TV range […]
The many benefits of a TV corner unit
It may seem like just another run-of-the-mill piece of furniture to add to your home, but a TV corner unit can come with many advantages over other television units. Choose the right corner unit and make the best possible use of it, and it won’t just be something on which to place your TV, actually […]
What’s the main benefit of LED TVs?
As the only British LED TV manufacturer, we know a thing or two here at Fergusontv.com about the history of Flat Screen TV’s. We have been amongst the first to introduce the technology and have developed features and software that gives them a user friendly interface and a UK feel to the set up and […]
Enjoy your favourite console games more with a Full HD or 4K TV
For almost half a century video games have been one of the most popular ways to kill time. From the earliest video games, such as a pong developed in the early 70’s, to the Oculus Rift, an innovative virtual reality console, there’s no doubt that game consoles are here to stay. As well as being […]
Why have a TV in your bedroom?
More and more people are choosing to have a television in their bedroom nowadays. The idea sparks a little controversy among some consumers, but here at Ferguson, we believe that a bedroom TV may be the perfect way for you to wind down after a busy day. No longer are you restricted to a 14” […]
A short history of the combi TV unit
It may surprise you to learn that the combi TV unit – defined as a television with either a VCR or DVD player built into a single unit – has been around since the 1970s using now long gone analogue tape formats. The popularity of combi TVs grew massively during the 1980s and 1990s, when […]
Why should I purchase a TV with a ‘wake up’ feature?
Getting up in the morning can be a daunting task for even the most energetic of those amongst us. As fans of innovative technology, here at Ferguson, we are only too happy to be able to offer a more interesting way to get yourself out of bed – a wake up TV. Wake up TVs […]
You can still buy UK Manufactured TVs
A little known fact as we approach the end of 2015, is you are still able to buy UK made TVs. Best of British Ferguson has been a great British brand since 1923 when it began manufacturing loudspeakers for the UK market. Since then the company has evolved to become one of the UK’s leading […]
Where can I buy a 12v TV for my Caravan, Motorhome, Lorry or Boat ?
If you’re anything like us, you’ll absolutely love your TV. When you’re on the go, it can be tricky to enjoy your favourite TV, DVD’s and other Media. Here at Ferguson, we can offer you a nifty exclusive solution to this problem: one of our traveller TVs! Why buy one? Traveller TVs are perfect for […]
An introduction to Smart TVs
In an era that seems to be full of ‘smart’ this, ‘smart’ that, it’s easy to feel intimidated by the mere mention of smart TVs. Given all of the things that your smartphone can do that you haven’t even got to the bottom of yet, despite owning it for years, how complicated and overwhelming could […]
Choosing the right size of TV for your room
You might think that deciding on the right size of TV is pretty simple – surely, you should just go for the largest that your room can physically accommodate? That may be enough of a ‘rule of thumb’ for some people, but other buyers appreciate some guidelines for the right size of TV given their […]
What is HDMI and how is it beneficial?
For those that can remember, we used to talk about scart sockets and how many there were on a TV for connecting external devices. Now scart sockets are disappearing fast as HDMI takes over. Short for High Definition Multimedia Interface, HDMI is an uncompressed, all-digital audio/video interface. HDMI provides a high definition (HD) interface between your TV […]
Your high definition TV options explained
When it comes to picture quality, shoppers have a widening choice when buying modern LED TVs. Should you opt for HD Ready, Full HD or the very latest 4K Ultra HD televisions? It all seems a little complicated, but we hope this article helps to give you a clearer picture – excuse the pun. A high […]
What are the benefits of an extended warranty?
All Ferguson TVs come with a FREE 12 month guarantee. However, there are benefits to purchasing an extended warranty at the time of your TV purchase. We want you to get the very best from your new Ferguson TV, from setting it up correctly, to replacing it if it ever stops working. That’s why we […]
Discover what you can do with the USB connection
All Ferguson TVs come with a USB input connection. However, consumers often ask us what this can be used for. Well, it’s actually a great little feature that is capable of adding significant functionality to your TV. In this article we explain a few of the everyday uses of the USB connection. Live Pause and […]