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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


24BoChristmas
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…


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,