Linn LP12 Upgrades for a sublime result

LP12 Klimax plus

This High-Spec Linn LP12 came in for an upgrade. The Original spec was Klimax level (Ekos SE arm, Kandid cartridge, Cirkus bearing, Keel sub-chassis, Radikal, Urika) however with a Wenge Plinth. We updated the bearing to the Karousel, updated the Radikal PSU and motor, and swapped the cartridge for a MySonic Signature Platinum. This involved […]

A musical evening with Naim Statement – 24th/25th June 2021

Naim Statement in our Showroom

UPDATE : 24th June is now sold out, so we’ve created a second session on the 25th It gives us the greatest pleasure to invite you to our long overdue special musical event, showcasing the best in vinyl and digital music, on Thursday 24th June and Friday 25th June 2021 from 4.00pm onwards. During lockdown, […]

April News

April News, Reviews and Products Linn have launched a new top-of-the-range streaming player with a New version of their Klimax DSM. New custom Organik DAC design, and extreme engineered case and controls, means this promises good things. We can’t wait to get our hands on one, and will report here when we do!  there are Stereo, AV […]

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 […]

Featured Product of the Week: Naim Uniti Nova

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Featured Product of the Week : Focal Scala Utopia Evo Loudspeakers

Showroom Utopia Scala Evo pair

Looking to introduce a higher quality reference Loudspeaker to our showroom (one that we could actually afford!), we ended up with the Focal Scala Utopia Evo speakers.  They have been in our showroom for a couple of months now, and we’re completely delighted with them. As they have run in these large speakers have shrunk […]