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Demonstration Cinema Room Model
We are planning a new high end Home Cinema Showroom to be build in what is now the workshop upstairs, here’s a quick sneak peek of what we’re planning: The system will have the following features: Full 4K 3D projection System 12′ wide fixed Cinemascope Screen In-wall / on-wall speakers


Optikon 6 in showroom
We have now taken delivery of the new DALI Opticon 6 Loudspeakers, and are in the process of running them in… watch this space for our DALI Opticon review. These are designed to take over where the Ikon range has taken DALI, and first impressions are very favourable. Not only


October 2015 News
our October Newsletter is out now: View this email in your browser Focal Sopra No2 Launch Event Starting from 6pm on Tuesday 10th November, we are running a launch event for the Focal Sopra No2 loudspeakers. Come and have a listen to these fabulous No-Compromise Loudspeakers. Webstore Seasonal Discount Promotion…


Focal Sopra No2
These Focal Sopra No2 loudsepakers, new to our showroom, are in a word spectacular. They are quite hefty, and certainly make a statement in your room. Acoustically however, they just fade away: Your music is presented with a transparency that is quite breathtaking. They are large enough to present a


We are frequently asked about schematics for Home Cinema Wiring for a dedicated cinema room or lounge prior to decoration. We always suggest putting in sufficient wiring ready for the future as it is far easier to install at a first fix stage, rather than in a separate event involving re-decoration


Yagi antenna
We are continually surprised by the number of properties we visit where there is inadequate wiring for satellite and TV reception around the home. This article is meant as a rough guide for the requirements for terrestrial TV reception and distribution in the modern home. Reception of TV services comes


Home data and telephone, are historically treated separately, however more and more they need to be considered at the same time, as they share similar topographical requirements, and can use similar wires. Ultimately also, telephone systems can run over a data network with Voice Over IP (VOIP). We are frequently asked


Hall lighting control
It is all too tempting to ignore the lighting in a home, or at best to only think about the fittings. However good lighting in a room can have a huge impact on the feel, and for a work space, it has a huge impact on the usability. There is legislation


The Audio systems we listen to tend to have multiple combinations of speakers going from a single loudspeaker, to sophisticated multi-channel 3D surround systems. When creating a listening room, or adding a sound system into your living room for example, where you put the speakers is an important factor in


Draytek Vigor 2860 Router
  More and more pieces of equipment these days come with a network connection, and are either able to be controlled via a network, or rely on one in one way or another. We take it for granted that we can just plug it into our freebie BT Home Hub,


June News
View this email in your browser Linn Preamp Trade-in Offer   Get 10% off a new Linn DSM player when you trade-in your old pre-amp. Upgrade to a new Linn DSM player / preamp and hear the advantages. The Linn DSM players out perform traditional pre-amps in almost every regard,


May News
View this email in your browser ISO 9001 Quality Assured We have just been awarded the continuation of our ISO9001:2008 quality scheme – we think we are one of a very small number of companies in this industry who have this quality scheme, and are regularly externally assessed for it.


February News
View this email in your browser Come to our Linn Sweet Streams Event on Saturday 7th Feb from 10am   Come and join us as we explain in detail all about Digital Streaming – you don’t need to be a computer expert to enjoy the benefits of Streaming Music –


January News
View this email in your browser Linn Exakt Day 24th January 2015 10am, 12pm, 2pm The wait is over! You can now enjoy all the benefits of Linn’s ground-breaking Exakt technology with an Akurate system featuring Exakt Akubarik loudspeakers. Exakt technology provides solutions to at least four problems in HiFi: Manufacturing


DALI Kubik One White
The Dali Kubik One, is a first class sound bar, designed to go underneath your TV. It’s probably fairer however to say that it is a one piece HiFi, as this is a superb sounding piece of equipment. At nearly 1m wide, and 10Kg the DALI Kubik One is quite a beast,


Naim NAP-250
The Naim NAP-250 is in our opinion an underestimated amplifier – reading the specs it doesn’t set the world on fire, however the specifications seldom reveal the true nature of an amplifier. This black brick of an amp is highly capable, and drives speakers with tremendous accuracy and authority for


Smallpods red s
    Want a convenient powered speaker system that works well with Music, but you can plug your TV into it too? – Well, the SmallPod Air, could be the thing for you. These designer speakers from the iconic Podspeakers range, feature a WiFi Airplay interface, to allow you to


Oppo Headphone Amp HA1
The Oppo HA1 headphone amplifier is a quite astonishing piece of equipment, and just the job for getting the very best out of digital music on your PC, and presenting it to you via your headphones. Naturally, it is designed to compliment the Oppo PM1 headphones, but principally this means that


Oppo HA1 Insides
Every year new and exciting technology is launched, some of it is technology that people talk about, and some of it is technology that is widely bought and used. Here’s a small selection of things that have caught our attention, and we think might be of interest in the forthcoming


SPECIAL SCREENING OF “KAJAKI. THE TRUE STORY”   A small unit of soldiers is dug into a ridge overlooking the Kajaki dam. A three man patrol sets out to disable a Taliban roadblock. In a dried out river bed at the foot of the ridge, one of the patrol detonates