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

If you’ve read this article before, you might like to scroll down to the “follow up” ……..     About 6 months ago my Brother came over and handed me our Dad’s old Garrard 301 turntable and SME arm that we grew up with.  The significance of this cannot be

  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

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

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

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.

Naim Uniti Atom
Firmware update 3.3.0 for Uniti Atom, Star and Nova Today (3/10/19) sees the release of a significant firmware update for our Uniti range, fixing a range of display and usability issues, plus adding fresh internet radio functionality. Thanks to all Uniti users for their patience while these bugs were fixed.

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

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

Naim Statement System
We have just taken delivery of a shiny new toy for our showroom: Naim Statement Pre-Amp We fell in love with the Statement system when we were able to demo it in our showroom some months ago. Since then we have worked steadily to have one in our showroom, and

When transporting your LP12 for example bringing it to us for a Service, it is important to protect the bearings of both the Arm and the platter. If you have the original packaging, then this offers the best protection, and here’s a quick run-through on how to pack it. If

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

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

We’ve been working hard to clear out various rooms upstairs to create a nicer reception area, more akin to a showroom, and improve the layout of our downstairs reception area at the same time.  So the old Black corner sofa went upstairs, and a snazzy new one from Front Row

Every now and again we try a new bit of kit to see if we can improve on our already capable top end system. Little by little we push the bar higher, but every now and then something very significant comes along. KOG audio told us about a new Tellurium

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

Thank you 2018 has been our best ever year – our heartfelt thanks goes out to everyone who has bought from us. New in our Showroom: Focal Scala Utopia Evo Speakers We are delighted to now be able to demonstrate the fabulous Focal Scala Utopia Evo speakers, which are our