October News

October News Here at HiFi Cinema, we’ve been surprisingly busy, with turntable repairs and upgrades, new systems and system updates. Now is the time to spruce up your HiFi ready for those dark winter evenings, so come and talk to us about improving the sound of your system! Naim Statement This week we received our […]

Featured Product of the week Linn LP12 Karousel bearing

  Karousel, Linn’s new precision-engineered single-point bearing, offers smoother rotation and greater stability for even better sound from your Sondek LP12. This innovative new take on Linn’s original bearing design has been made possible by technological developments in material science, machining capabilities and mechanical engineering expertise gained from almost half a century of designing and […]

Featured Product of the week: Naim Supernait 3 / NDX 2 Combo

Sometimes we come across product combinations that just delight us, and the Latest Naim Supernait3 and NDX2 are just such a combination. The Naim Supernait 3 is a superb sounding analogue integrated amplifier (with Phono stage) , and the NDX2 is Naim’s mid-high tier streaming player. I’ve not mentioned speakers here, and in our demonstration […]

Top-end HiFi and Home Cinema

Sometimes a project comes along that we get really excited about. This project which has been a number of years in the making, is for an elegant living room incorporating  some of the very best of Hi-Fi and a Home Cinema. Some years ago we installed the Projector lift and Electric Screen, as part of […]

An Evening with Mike Valentine from Chasing the Dragon Records

Mike at Chasing the Dragon

Happy New Year! Chasing the Dragon at HiFi Cinema. 16th January 2020 No not that… Mike Valentine from Chasing the Dragon Records will be hosting an evening of audiophile music on January 16th from 6pm at our showroom. Explaining his recording processes including direct cut to vinyl. Mike is a font of fascinating information about […]

Featured Product of the Week: Naim Uniti Nova

We’ve worked on a number of systems recently where the brief was to have high quality playback including streaming and Vinyl sources in a small footprint. The Naim Uniti Nova fits this perfectly with a superbly engineered product. The Nova oozes quality from the moment you open the box, and once pressed into action with […]

Dire Straits Musical Evening – 5th December 2019 from 18:30

Forget the election for an evening: Join us to listen to a selection of music covering the career of UK supergroup Dire Straits. We’ll be playing music on the best HiFi we’ve ever had in our showroom. Technics SL1000 turntable, Naim ND555 streaming player, Naim Statement S1 pre-amp, Naim NAP-500 power amp and Focal Utopia […]

Linn Tonearms – we can rebuild them!

Akito tone arm being repaired

We have found that older Linn tonearms tend to become a bit sticky, as dust and dirt drop into the tonearm bearings and can make the arm “notchy” and causing tracking issues. The usual response was to buy a new tonearm, however this need not always be the first resort. With a ittle bit of […]

New in our Showroom – Illuminated wall Panels

Pink Floyd The Wall sign

We’re delighted to be able to offer these excellent illuminated wall panels. This Pink Floyd The Wall one is available for £250, custom panels are £399 (subject to artwork), with further copies at £250 each. These panels measure 60cm x 60cm for the square ones and 60cm x 30cm for the oblong ones. Standard images […]

Naim Supernait 3 – new to our showroom

Although unsurprisingly somewhat eclipsed by the Statement Pre-Amp in our showroom, we have also taken delivery of a new Naim Supernait 3 integrated amplifier. We were hugely impressed by the Mk2 version, however this one has taken things to a whole new level. Adding a phono stage to jump straight into the vinyl resurgence has […]

Basement Cinema in home extension

This Cinema Room was designed to go into a Basement that was dug as part of a house extension. When we first went there it was just a hole in the ground, however with a bit of careful planning our customer has turned it into a superbly comfortable and enjoyable cinema space. Two rows of […]

New Build Cinema Room

  This dedicated room was built for a film enthusiast and inspired by our showroom. full 4K UHD HDR capability,and Dolby Atmos 7.4.2 were a must-have spec. With upholstered wall panels providing a combination of a cosy feel with great acoustic treatment. Lighting was provided by a combination of downlights and an RGBW LED strip […]

Linn LP12 upgrade priorities

We’ve had a steady flow of Linn LP12 turntables in for servicing and upgrades this year. One of the most frequent questions is “What upgrade will give me the most benefit?”. This is a tricky question to answer, as it depends on the age and state of the turntable in question. If there is an […]

Featured product of the week: Technics SL-1000R reference turntable

Technics SL1000R

If you are looking for the best in vinyl replay, then one of the contenders to consider is the Technics SL-1000R.  Technics have revitalised their activities in the audiophile space, and the crowning glory is their direct drive turntable. When we first heard this, it didn’t take us long to invest in one for the […]