Thursday the 12th October saw our Anthem MRX-710 launch spectacular, which as it turned out was a bit of a world exclusive. Due to a mix-up in dates at Anthem, we ended up with a preview that was a world first, as the official launch date was the 15th! Launch

Arcam AVR750 front
We are pleased to have received one of the new Arcam AVR750 receivers for our showroom. We had a listen to these some time ago and had to put ourselves down for a demonstration unit. Now it is installed and working, we’re not disappointed in the sound one jot. It

Kaleidescape Cinema One with disc
The Kaleidescape Cinema One is the new all-in-one movie server unit from Kaleidescape.  It stores up to 600 DVD-quality or 100 Blu-ray quality movies in the highest audio and video fidelity. It is the first Kaleidescape movie server priced at £3,295, it offers the Kaleidescape Experience in a simple-to-install, easy-to-use player. Click

We were recently asked to upgrade an old Linn LP12 to a more modern spec. On closer examination it turns out that this turntable is 35 years old, and more or less as it was built back in 1978! It is seldom that a product in the home entertainment field

OK! Ok!  I know that this isn’t strictly speaking one of our usual AV products, however as it’s hot and sunny, we’re all outside making the most of the lovely weather, and how better to record your adventures for later viewing on your Home Cinema System, than with a GoPro Hero

Arcam AVR750 launch   We had a chance to listen to the new AVR750 from Arcam the other day, and this certainly doesn’t disappoint. It has a very high spec, and uses analogue pre-amp technology from Arcam’s A19 stereo amp. It’s truly a joy to listen to, and with pin-sharp video (including 4k

The Linn Power Up summer promotion offers 3 ways to power up your listening pleasure: Go Aktiv Free Aktiv cards when you purchase the power amp(s) required to take your system fully Aktiv – the ultimate playback performance. This is only available for taking a pair of Linn speakers to fully aktiv

HiFiCinema Webstore Now Active Here at HiFi Cinema, we have been working on a new webstore, to allow easier access to those products suitable for selling over the internet. The plan is for it to be as much of a one-stop-shop as we can, so we are open to suggestions

Linn’s Kiko System is a single package music streaming player – in fact it’s more than that: With a wealth of additional inputs it is designed to sit at the heart of an entertainment system to provide high quality music from whatever source you listen to. Whether it is a

These little speakers are by a long way one of the best looking and sounding speakers for desk-top applications that we’ve seen. We were originally enthralled by their looks, but when we received a pair to listen to, the sound quality just put a smile on our faces! -You can’t

When it comes to cinema screens, there have been various attempts to change the screen surface makeup over the years, but principally the screen has been White or silver-white. This is fine as far as reflecting the projector light back into the room for people to see the images, and

If you’ve a 78′ Motor yacht and a passion for high quality music, then installing a Linn DS based music system is the natural progression. This recently completed installation has 4 zones around the yacht, able to stream audio at Studio Master resolution from the on-board 2 x 1Tb NAS

The Paradigm Reference Signature Sub2, is one of the most awesome pieces of kit we’ve ever had in our showroom. It is not for the faint hearted though as it weighs a hefty 106Kgs and had us puffing and wheezing to get it into place. Once installed connected and turned

Never ones to stand still, Linn have been beavering away in the background to improve the sound from their Iconic LP12 turntable. The latest improvement comes in the form of a new cartridge: the Kandid. Linn Say: “This is the best sounding cartridge we’ve ever made… One of the key

Yesterday we went to the CU Exposed show in Covent Garden. This show aimed at the trade from the distributor Computers Unlimited is aimed at showing off the range of gadgets and Gizmos available to us. There were very large amounts of Apple accessories (cases, covers, connectors, batteries – you

If you take a mid-end AV receiver, and don’t use the in-built power amplifier, it may seem like you’re wasting part of your money, however in adding the PVA-5 Power amplifier to the Anthem MRX300, what you get seems to be much more than the sum of the parts! Unloading

This was another great Linn Lounge Event hosted by James from Linn Products, this time featuring the life and music of the late Amy Winehouse. Sadly a few people were put off by the weather, but the rest of us who made it enjoyed the album: Lioness: Hidden Treasures in

Recently we went to see Martin Taylor and Tommy Emmanuel play in concert at The Anvil in Basingstoke. If you are at all into guitar music, then you have to listen to these guys – I reckon they have to be amongst the best in the world, and it was

The Naim UnitiLite is the latest addition to the Uniti range of HiFi single box devices. The Unitilite couples a CD player, Streaming player, optional FM/DAB module, pre-amp, and 50W/channel amplifier in the one box. All you need to do is to add a pair of speakers, for a first