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Hi-Fi Room: T+A updated and improved

If build quality was the key indicator of sound quality there would be little need to audition any hi-fi beyond the HV range from T+A.  The fit and finish on their components is everything you would expect at the price point and way beyond –in fact it embarrasses many...

Hi-Fi Room : What’s sounding good this month

Hi-Fi Room : What’s sounding good this month Almost everything is the answer to that! The introduction of Pathos to our range of amplifiers has given me a whole new sound to partner with. I had been running the InPolRemix MK2 with our Amphion speakers – the 3LS mostly...

Nick’s Chat:  Proper Bass

Nick’s Chat: Proper Bass

  There are lots of big, high powered subwoofers available for sale and all offer their own take on bass. It is common belief that subwoofers all sound the same just some go lower or louder but in fact each manufacturer has their own presentation with differing...

Hi-Fi Room : What’s sounding good this month

Things have moved around since last month and in the process of testing various pieces of equipment a few systems have settled: 2.1 Hi-Fi at £35,000 – The main room is working a real treat right now with the Vivid Audio B1’s being reinforced with a Velodyne DD18+...

Cinema Room : Emotiva

Cinema Room : Emotiva

I am always on the lookout for new power amps and although we have a good range of products at all prices are performance levels I couldn’t help but add Emotiva to our stable. With a range of power amps and a superb surround sound processor the Emotiva range is going...

Hi-Fi Room: Vivid and Mark Levinson

Hi-Fi Room: Vivid and Mark Levinson

With the arrival of the Mark Levinson No519 and No534 into the showroom it worked out just nicely to use them for an event. Paired with the Vivid Giya G3 and running a huge room the quality of each component was easy to detect. The Mark Levinson 519 is a superb...

Nick’s Chat: All in a day’s testing

Nick’s Chat: All in a day’s testing

Will a Yamaha MusicCast WX010 play files from an Aria Server? Will the Wilson Audio Yvette’s work well with the Vitus SIA-025? Can I convert an HDMI signal to use with an aerial cable?   Just a few of the questions from today that I am answering. We have a full range...

Cinema Room: Storm Audio

Cinema Room: Storm Audio

When I first decided to set up a flagship cinema for our demonstration room there was a rush to get the first processor to market with 3D Audio. Storm Audio were first out of the blocks with a press release but when it came to launching a product Datasat were the...

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month I run two systems at HomeSound and they change all the time as new products arrive, older products are traded in and I generally just move things around.  Although I have set systems that I prefer sometimes unexpected...

Hi-Fi Room: T+A updated and improved

If build quality was the key indicator of sound quality there would be little need to audition any hi-fi beyond the HV range from T+A.  The fit and finish on their components is everything you would expect at the price point and way beyond –in fact it embarrasses many...

Hi-Fi Room : What’s sounding good this month

Hi-Fi Room : What’s sounding good this month Almost everything is the answer to that! The introduction of Pathos to our range of amplifiers has given me a whole new sound to partner with. I had been running the InPolRemix MK2 with our Amphion speakers – the 3LS mostly...

Nick’s Chat:  Proper Bass

Nick’s Chat: Proper Bass

  There are lots of big, high powered subwoofers available for sale and all offer their own take on bass. It is common belief that subwoofers all sound the same just some go lower or louder but in fact each manufacturer has their own presentation with differing...

Hi-Fi Room : What’s sounding good this month

Things have moved around since last month and in the process of testing various pieces of equipment a few systems have settled: 2.1 Hi-Fi at £35,000 – The main room is working a real treat right now with the Vivid Audio B1’s being reinforced with a Velodyne DD18+...

Cinema Room : Emotiva

Cinema Room : Emotiva

I am always on the lookout for new power amps and although we have a good range of products at all prices are performance levels I couldn’t help but add Emotiva to our stable. With a range of power amps and a superb surround sound processor the Emotiva range is going...

Hi-Fi Room: Vivid and Mark Levinson

Hi-Fi Room: Vivid and Mark Levinson

With the arrival of the Mark Levinson No519 and No534 into the showroom it worked out just nicely to use them for an event. Paired with the Vivid Giya G3 and running a huge room the quality of each component was easy to detect. The Mark Levinson 519 is a superb...

Nick’s Chat: All in a day’s testing

Nick’s Chat: All in a day’s testing

Will a Yamaha MusicCast WX010 play files from an Aria Server? Will the Wilson Audio Yvette’s work well with the Vitus SIA-025? Can I convert an HDMI signal to use with an aerial cable?   Just a few of the questions from today that I am answering. We have a full range...

Cinema Room: Storm Audio

Cinema Room: Storm Audio

When I first decided to set up a flagship cinema for our demonstration room there was a rush to get the first processor to market with 3D Audio. Storm Audio were first out of the blocks with a press release but when it came to launching a product Datasat were the...

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month I run two systems at HomeSound and they change all the time as new products arrive, older products are traded in and I generally just move things around.  Although I have set systems that I prefer sometimes unexpected...

Hi-Fi Room: T+A updated and improved

If build quality was the key indicator of sound quality there would be little need to audition any hi-fi beyond the HV range from T+A.  The fit and finish on their components is everything you would expect at the price point and way beyond –in fact it embarrasses many...

Hi-Fi Room : What’s sounding good this month

Hi-Fi Room : What’s sounding good this month Almost everything is the answer to that! The introduction of Pathos to our range of amplifiers has given me a whole new sound to partner with. I had been running the InPolRemix MK2 with our Amphion speakers – the 3LS mostly...

Nick’s Chat:  Proper Bass

Nick’s Chat: Proper Bass

  There are lots of big, high powered subwoofers available for sale and all offer their own take on bass. It is common belief that subwoofers all sound the same just some go lower or louder but in fact each manufacturer has their own presentation with differing...

Hi-Fi Room : What’s sounding good this month

Things have moved around since last month and in the process of testing various pieces of equipment a few systems have settled: 2.1 Hi-Fi at £35,000 – The main room is working a real treat right now with the Vivid Audio B1’s being reinforced with a Velodyne DD18+...

Cinema Room : Emotiva

Cinema Room : Emotiva

I am always on the lookout for new power amps and although we have a good range of products at all prices are performance levels I couldn’t help but add Emotiva to our stable. With a range of power amps and a superb surround sound processor the Emotiva range is going...

Hi-Fi Room: Vivid and Mark Levinson

Hi-Fi Room: Vivid and Mark Levinson

With the arrival of the Mark Levinson No519 and No534 into the showroom it worked out just nicely to use them for an event. Paired with the Vivid Giya G3 and running a huge room the quality of each component was easy to detect. The Mark Levinson 519 is a superb...

Nick’s Chat: All in a day’s testing

Nick’s Chat: All in a day’s testing

Will a Yamaha MusicCast WX010 play files from an Aria Server? Will the Wilson Audio Yvette’s work well with the Vitus SIA-025? Can I convert an HDMI signal to use with an aerial cable?   Just a few of the questions from today that I am answering. We have a full range...

Cinema Room: Storm Audio

Cinema Room: Storm Audio

When I first decided to set up a flagship cinema for our demonstration room there was a rush to get the first processor to market with 3D Audio. Storm Audio were first out of the blocks with a press release but when it came to launching a product Datasat were the...

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month I run two systems at HomeSound and they change all the time as new products arrive, older products are traded in and I generally just move things around.  Although I have set systems that I prefer sometimes unexpected...

Nick’s Chat: Pathos & Pioneer – Perfect Partners:

A couple of new additions to the HomeSound product range this month both offering something different. Firstly we are pleased to now stock Pathos. We started with the Pathos Aurium while looking for a high-quality analogue headphone amplifier and were so impressed by...

Nick’s Chat: Proper Bass

  There are lots of big, high powered subwoofers available for sale and all offer their own take on bass. It is common belief that subwoofers all sound the same just some go lower or louder but in fact each manufacturer has their own presentation with differing...

Hi-Fi Room : What’s sounding good this month

Things have moved around since last month and in the process of testing various pieces of equipment a few systems have settled: 2.1 Hi-Fi at £35,000 – The main room is working a real treat right now with the Vivid Audio B1’s being reinforced with a Velodyne DD18+...

Cinema Room : Emotiva

I am always on the lookout for new power amps and although we have a good range of products at all prices are performance levels I couldn’t help but add Emotiva to our stable. With a range of power amps and a superb surround sound processor the Emotiva range is going...

Hi-Fi Room: Vivid and Mark Levinson

With the arrival of the Mark Levinson No519 and No534 into the showroom it worked out just nicely to use them for an event. Paired with the Vivid Giya G3 and running a huge room the quality of each component was easy to detect. The Mark Levinson 519 is a superb...

Nick’s Chat: All in a day’s testing

Will a Yamaha MusicCast WX010 play files from an Aria Server? Will the Wilson Audio Yvette’s work well with the Vitus SIA-025? Can I convert an HDMI signal to use with an aerial cable?   Just a few of the questions from today that I am answering. We have a full range...

Cinema Room: Storm Audio

When I first decided to set up a flagship cinema for our demonstration room there was a rush to get the first processor to market with 3D Audio. Storm Audio were first out of the blocks with a press release but when it came to launching a product Datasat were the...

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month I run two systems at HomeSound and they change all the time as new products arrive, older products are traded in and I generally just move things around.  Although I have set systems that I prefer sometimes unexpected...

Home Cinema Room : New JVC projectors announced

The projector market continues to develop and keep pace with the new technologies and the latest addition to a strong line up with the Epson LS10500 and Sony VPL-VW550 is the 2017 JVC projectors. The three models ( JVC DLA-X9500, JVC DLA-X7500 and JVC DLA-X5500) have...

Cinema Room : New JVC Laser Projector DLA-Z1

It is here, it is calibrated, it is very good indeed! Home Cinema projection has long been a passion of mine and it is great to see an all new native 4k resolution projector from JVC. Long regarded as the king of black performance JVC have be slow to join the 4k...

Home Cinema Room: SVS SB16 Arrives

Home Cinema Room: SVS SB16 Arrives I love big drive units and I love big subs so it is great news that the SVS SB16 Ultra subwoofer has arrived into stock. The SB13 Ultra is a great sub but the three extra inches in the SB16 gives over 30% more surface area and to say...

Hi-Fi Room : Vitus RP-102 Phono Stage

I am relatively new to the world of Vitus Audio, becoming a stockist in early 2016. When I first started it was with the wonderful RI-100 integrated amplifier. This performance point is very popular as the higher performing manufactures can offer a product to...

Nick’s Chat: Pathos & Pioneer – Perfect Partners:

A couple of new additions to the HomeSound product range this month both offering something different. Firstly we are pleased to now stock Pathos. We started with the Pathos Aurium while looking for a high-quality analogue headphone amplifier and were so impressed by...

Nick’s Chat: Proper Bass

  There are lots of big, high powered subwoofers available for sale and all offer their own take on bass. It is common belief that subwoofers all sound the same just some go lower or louder but in fact each manufacturer has their own presentation with differing...

Hi-Fi Room : What’s sounding good this month

Things have moved around since last month and in the process of testing various pieces of equipment a few systems have settled: 2.1 Hi-Fi at £35,000 – The main room is working a real treat right now with the Vivid Audio B1’s being reinforced with a Velodyne DD18+...

Cinema Room : Emotiva

I am always on the lookout for new power amps and although we have a good range of products at all prices are performance levels I couldn’t help but add Emotiva to our stable. With a range of power amps and a superb surround sound processor the Emotiva range is going...

Hi-Fi Room: Vivid and Mark Levinson

With the arrival of the Mark Levinson No519 and No534 into the showroom it worked out just nicely to use them for an event. Paired with the Vivid Giya G3 and running a huge room the quality of each component was easy to detect. The Mark Levinson 519 is a superb...

Nick’s Chat: All in a day’s testing

Will a Yamaha MusicCast WX010 play files from an Aria Server? Will the Wilson Audio Yvette’s work well with the Vitus SIA-025? Can I convert an HDMI signal to use with an aerial cable?   Just a few of the questions from today that I am answering. We have a full range...

Cinema Room: Storm Audio

When I first decided to set up a flagship cinema for our demonstration room there was a rush to get the first processor to market with 3D Audio. Storm Audio were first out of the blocks with a press release but when it came to launching a product Datasat were the...

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month I run two systems at HomeSound and they change all the time as new products arrive, older products are traded in and I generally just move things around.  Although I have set systems that I prefer sometimes unexpected...

Home Cinema Room : New JVC projectors announced

The projector market continues to develop and keep pace with the new technologies and the latest addition to a strong line up with the Epson LS10500 and Sony VPL-VW550 is the 2017 JVC projectors. The three models ( JVC DLA-X9500, JVC DLA-X7500 and JVC DLA-X5500) have...

Cinema Room : New JVC Laser Projector DLA-Z1

It is here, it is calibrated, it is very good indeed! Home Cinema projection has long been a passion of mine and it is great to see an all new native 4k resolution projector from JVC. Long regarded as the king of black performance JVC have be slow to join the 4k...

Home Cinema Room: SVS SB16 Arrives

Home Cinema Room: SVS SB16 Arrives I love big drive units and I love big subs so it is great news that the SVS SB16 Ultra subwoofer has arrived into stock. The SB13 Ultra is a great sub but the three extra inches in the SB16 gives over 30% more surface area and to say...

Hi-Fi Room : Vitus RP-102 Phono Stage

I am relatively new to the world of Vitus Audio, becoming a stockist in early 2016. When I first started it was with the wonderful RI-100 integrated amplifier. This performance point is very popular as the higher performing manufactures can offer a product to...

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Nick’s Chat: Pathos & Pioneer – Perfect Partners:

A couple of new additions to the HomeSound product range this month both offering something different. Firstly we are pleased to now stock Pathos. We started with the Pathos Aurium while looking for a high-quality analogue headphone amplifier and were so impressed by...

Nick’s Chat: Proper Bass

  There are lots of big, high powered subwoofers available for sale and all offer their own take on bass. It is common belief that subwoofers all sound the same just some go lower or louder but in fact each manufacturer has their own presentation with differing...

Hi-Fi Room : What’s sounding good this month

Things have moved around since last month and in the process of testing various pieces of equipment a few systems have settled: 2.1 Hi-Fi at £35,000 – The main room is working a real treat right now with the Vivid Audio B1’s being reinforced with a Velodyne DD18+...

Cinema Room : Emotiva

I am always on the lookout for new power amps and although we have a good range of products at all prices are performance levels I couldn’t help but add Emotiva to our stable. With a range of power amps and a superb surround sound processor the Emotiva range is going...

Hi-Fi Room: Vivid and Mark Levinson

With the arrival of the Mark Levinson No519 and No534 into the showroom it worked out just nicely to use them for an event. Paired with the Vivid Giya G3 and running a huge room the quality of each component was easy to detect. The Mark Levinson 519 is a superb...

Nick’s Chat: All in a day’s testing

Will a Yamaha MusicCast WX010 play files from an Aria Server? Will the Wilson Audio Yvette’s work well with the Vitus SIA-025? Can I convert an HDMI signal to use with an aerial cable?   Just a few of the questions from today that I am answering. We have a full range...

Cinema Room: Storm Audio

When I first decided to set up a flagship cinema for our demonstration room there was a rush to get the first processor to market with 3D Audio. Storm Audio were first out of the blocks with a press release but when it came to launching a product Datasat were the...

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month

Hi-Fi Room: What’s sounding good this month I run two systems at HomeSound and they change all the time as new products arrive, older products are traded in and I generally just move things around.  Although I have set systems that I prefer sometimes unexpected...

Home Cinema Room : New JVC projectors announced

The projector market continues to develop and keep pace with the new technologies and the latest addition to a strong line up with the Epson LS10500 and Sony VPL-VW550 is the 2017 JVC projectors. The three models ( JVC DLA-X9500, JVC DLA-X7500 and JVC DLA-X5500) have...

Cinema Room : New JVC Laser Projector DLA-Z1

It is here, it is calibrated, it is very good indeed! Home Cinema projection has long been a passion of mine and it is great to see an all new native 4k resolution projector from JVC. Long regarded as the king of black performance JVC have be slow to join the 4k...

Home Cinema Room: SVS SB16 Arrives

Home Cinema Room: SVS SB16 Arrives I love big drive units and I love big subs so it is great news that the SVS SB16 Ultra subwoofer has arrived into stock. The SB13 Ultra is a great sub but the three extra inches in the SB16 gives over 30% more surface area and to say...

Hi-Fi Room : Vitus RP-102 Phono Stage

I am relatively new to the world of Vitus Audio, becoming a stockist in early 2016. When I first started it was with the wonderful RI-100 integrated amplifier. This performance point is very popular as the higher performing manufactures can offer a product to...