As part of our showroom refit, we were faced with the task of rejuvinating a broken curtain rail and noisy motorised blackout blinds. The Curtain rail suffered a broken cog where the motor drives the drivebelt, and annoyingly, Silent Gliss, the manufacturers would only offer a complete new rail system,

mag_lev-audio turntable
Every now and then something comes along that catches the eye, and piques interest. In this case it’s a new startup developing a turntable using magnetic levitation as the main platter suport and bearing. Clearly this would dramatically improve the noise generated by the bearing, however with engineering brain in

DALI Katch in the Office
You’d have thought that it wouldn’t be possible to get high quality audio out of something the size of a small old-school transistor radio, however the DALI Katch shows that anything is possible! This small portable battery powered Bluetooth Player/Speaker is something else. DALI claim that it sets new standards

The Expression “don’t spoil the ship for a ha’p’orth of tar” often comes to mind when thinking about home networks. It is easy when buying a broadband service to simply accept their included broadband router and say “thank you very much”. You plug your computer and NAS drive into it,

PulseEight Neo Pro 4x4 Matrix
A Video Matrix switch isn’t the sort of thing to get excited about. It’s usually one of those black boxes that get’s installed in a communications cupboard, and gives you access to a sky box or Blu-Ray player on your TV’s around the house. Most Matrix switches these days offer

Recently we were introduced to a new range of speaker cables from DALI the Danish speaker manufacturer. Dubbed Connect, these new cables are available in three flavours, all featuring 74 strands of Oxygen Free Copper conductors: SC RM230C – OFC conductors Bi-Wound, Polyethylene insulator.         SC RM230S

UHD TV screens in the high street are advertised as UHD – The development of Ultra High Definition screens is the latest in the continual push of technology to be better, faster, higher resolution etc. etc. However, scratch the surface a bit, and you find that, at least at the

Sony VPL-VW1100ES projector
The advent of Ultra High Definition screens for sale  is the latest in the continual push of technology to be better, faster, higher resolution etc. etc. However scratch the surface a bit, and you find that all that glitters is not gold, and that the latest in the round of

Star Ceiling installation
There are a number of things that have to come together seamlessley in a cinema room, for an average Home Cinema to become an exceptional Home Cinema. The Home Cinema Design usually revolves around a particular room, as few people can design the room shape around the use. Starting with

Linn Krystal Cartridge
The wait is over. After two years in the making, we are delighted to announce the launch of Krystal, Linn’s latest moving coil cartridge. Capturing even more detail from the record groove that its predecessor, Klyde, the Linn Krystal has been inspired by the design principles of Linn’s flagship Kandid

Nest Heating Controller
Once upon a time not long ago, being able to control your heating from anywhere other than next to your thermostat, was only in the realm of the super connected smart home. However there has been an explosion of smart Thermostats, by which we mean an internet connected one that

December Newsletter Linn Trade-up 10% Winter Discount Trade-in any music player between 1st December 2015 and 31st January 2016 , and get a 10% discount on any Linn DS product.  With 11 DS and DSM models to choose from, there’s a player to suit everyone. Go on, treat yourself to

Egg150 Studio Monitor speakers
The MunroSonic Egg 150 are designed as near-field speakers for studio monitors. In practice they are a superb sounding, uncluttered active speaker system, that look and sound great in a variety of situations. We’ve had these speakers in our showroom for a couple of weeks now, and are delighted with

Basic Home Cinema Wiring
We are frequently asked what wiring is needed for a home cinema. This can either be relatively simple or quite complicated depending on the grade of home cinema planned, so here is a quick guide for home cinema wiring. There are essentially 5 elements to the home cinema, all of

Melco N1A Music Server
Every now and then a new product comes along that shakes up your understanding of things. The Melco N1 Music Servers are just such products.   The NAS drive installed in a high-end digital streaming music system is firmly in the computer domain, however it turns out that the way

November News 15
November Newsletter Festive Music and Movies Event Come for an evening of Mulled Wine, Mince Pies and superb Music and Movie Clips. We will be playing music from Vinyl and Digital Streaming in Studio Master Resolution as part of our celebrations for the festive season. If you have some suitable

Get in the Christmas mood with free Studio Master downloads – the highest quality available anywhere. Each week in December, Linn is giving away a different collection of stunning, hand-picked Studio Master tracks from Linn Records’ diverse and talented roster of artists. Each collection has its own theme and offers

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…