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, preamplifier. Also present were a Cyrus CD player and Tuner, along with two PSX power supply upgrades.
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.
Arcam are now offering the chance to improve and enhance the calibre of your hifi system with a trade-in promotion, simply bring your old DAC to HifiGear and receive a £200 discount on a new irDAC II, regardless of the brand or model of your previous DAC. This means that you’re now able to own the irDAC II for only £299 instead of £499.
The Beefy Boys are an award-winning burger team hailing right here from our hometown 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.
Recently, 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
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.
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.
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.
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