Category Archives: Custom Installation Projects

Cyrus streaming addition plus new Hifi Racks furniture

We recently had a customer come to see us about an existing Cyrus setup that they had been enjoying for a number of years. The existing Cyrus system featured two Cyrus X Power amplifiers in a Mono configuration fed from a Cyrus Pre X, pre amplifier. Also present were a Cyrus CD player and Tuner, along with two PSX power supply upgrades.

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ProJect VTE-BT + Ruark Audio MR1 (Mk 2) Bluetooth Vinyl System Start-Up Guide

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The VT-E vertical Bluetooth turntable is the first of its kind, at least that we’ve seen, to offer such an optimal level of functionality and still retain a brilliant sound quality. When combined with the Ruark Audio MR1 Mk 2 loudspeakers, the result is a highly innovative, high-fidelity vinyl player with minimal cabling and a really compact profile. This guide seeks to help simplify the process of pairing your VT-E BT turntable and Ruark MR1 Mk2 speakers together for wireless playback. The ProJect VT-E BT Turntable and Ruark Audio MR1 Mk 2 is available from our website as a complete set order package.

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The Beefy Boys – Meat Boutique Meets Music Chic

The Beefy Boys are an award winning burger team hailing right here from our home town of Hereford. Starting out from a BBQ and a back garden, the boys have progressed their hobby from pop-up shops, to championships and have recently acquired a new permanent premises to operate from. We had the pleasure of providing the sound system.

 

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Programming the Logitech Harmony Ultimate remote control for your home cinema system

Harmony UltimateRecently, we installed a home cinema system featuring two displays in the same room, a LCD projector and a LCD flat screen TV, both fed from an AV receiver with main and Zone 2 HDMI outputs. In setting out to program the Harmony Ultimate remote to control the system, we encountered a number of potential ‘banana skins’ which I thought you AV enthusiasts might benefit from knowing about, should you decide to get your own Harmony Ultimate. Continue reading

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Home cinema with both projector and flat screen TV

We have recently completed a high end home cinema room in Herefordshire which features a 55″ flat screen TV for day to day viewing, and a projector with drop down screen for movies, sports and concert viewing.

High definition 5.1 surround sound is provided by a Marantz SR6008 AV receiver and B&W M1 speakers with a REL 528 subwoofer.

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Loewe 40 Individual installed in Hereford barn conversion

Our customer upgraded his older Loewe Individual TV to the latest 3D version, with table top stand and stereospeaker as optional accessories in a strikingly modern yet stylish gloss white finish.

Loewe Individual 40 with stereo speaker in gloss white

Loewe Individual 40 with stereo speaker in gloss white

The TV looks very much in keeping with the contemporary interior design, which was very pleasing.

Certainly the crisper image quality and 3D viewing capability delighted the family, and they are now planning to add a Loewe 32 Connect ID to two of the larger bedrooms next month.

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Marantz, Pioneer, KEF home cinema system upgrade in Lyde, Herefordshire

Lyde home cinema upgrade

Lyde home cinema upgrade

Our customer who already had a 55″ Samsung smart TV wanted to upgrade his basic Panasonic home cinema system to a more high perfomance blu-ray system with better quality sound. Continue reading

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