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Turntable Set-Up - Getting the Best Out of Your Deck

Turntable Set-Up - Getting the Best Out of Your Deck

So, the box containing your shiny new deck has been safely delivered and you're pretty anxious to enter the gates of audio Heaven. It's quite understandable, you're simply dying to hear your treasured Half Man Half Biscuit album like never before since the Hit Parade was a must listen. But as another combo of the period advised.... Relax, don't do it (although somehow, I don't think they were referring to over-eager turntable set-up).

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Chord Hugo 2 and Upgraded Updated Greatness

Chord Hugo 2 and Upgraded Updated Greatness

The introduction of the Chord Hugo 2 has excited hi-fi enthusiasts everywhere. We got to try out this great little headphone amp and DAC, and put together this guide to help you get the most out of your Hugo 2.
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A Guide To: Turntables

A Guide To: Turntables

For many people, the turntable deck is at the heart of their hi-fi setup. But what about those who want to get into the world of turntables, but don't know where to begin? We have compiled this comprehensive guide into getting the most out of your record deck.
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AVI Active Speakers - DM5's and DM10's

AVI Active Speakers - DM5's and DM10's

Are active speakers really worth investing in? We got our hands on a couple of pairs from one of the most respected manufacturers and took them for a spin. Suffice to say they are now on permanent demonstration in our Edinburgh store, and if you're looking for high quality sound without all the boxes, these should be auditioned. Interested in how these show down against the similarly priced KEF LS50 wireless? Contact one of our product specialists.
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A Beginner's Guide To: Starting Your Set Up

A Beginner's Guide To: Starting Your Set Up

The world of hi-fi can be an intimidating, confusing place for a pure beginner if you don’t know what you’re really looking for, or how to start your own set-up. It can all be a bit overwhelming at first. For those of us just delving into the world of high quality sound systems, there is a lot of jargon and basic components you might not be familiar with.
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Naim Mu-So

Naim Mu-So

Looking for an all-in-one wireless speaker that sounds ace, beautifully well-built and easy to use? The Naim Mu-so might just have you covered. From the moment you take it out of the box; to hearing it with your own ears, you will be surprised of what this speaker is capable of. This is all aided by a sweet accompanying application that is used to control the Mu-so, you will locate your way around it in no time and if you are seeking a sound as close to a separates system without having all of the boxes and separate speakers, you can't really go wrong.

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Chord Electronics DAVE - Put On Cords, Connect Your Chord Cables, and Listen to Chord Electronics

Chord Electronics DAVE - Put On Cords, Connect Your Chord Cables, and Listen to Chord Electronics

It's not often we see a brand which defines a category, but that's exactly what we are seeing by Chord Electronics whom now have arguably the best digital to analogue converter range on the planet, and we have them all in our Edinburgh store for your delight.


From the £399 Chord Mojo to the £7,950 DAVE and all the models in-between, these hugely impressive Rob Watt's designs have far more processing power than most Wolfson or Burr Brown chip sets.

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Linn Katalyst - Klimax DS and DSM Upgrade

Linn Katalyst - Klimax DS and DSM Upgrade

On Monday I was invited to the Linn factory once again, to see and experience the latest and greatest Klimax level upgrades. After an introduction about new Linn technology from their technical director we moved onto the listening rooms, and sitting in a room with a number of other respected dealers and audiophiles I have never quite seen so many jaws hit the floor as soon as the music started playing.
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Spendor D9 Simply Put... Spendor's Best!

Spendor D9 Simply Put... Spendor's Best!

When Spendor made the announcement about adding another speaker to the well-received D series, my hope was for a large reference floorstanding speaker that happily competed with speakers like B&W’s 804 D3 (£6,750) and, maybe even the Focal Sopra No2 (£9,599). To my happiness, and the happiness of many, the D9 was finally announced. It was meant to surpass every modern tower-speaker that Spendor has ever manufactured.
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Neat Acoustics Iota Alpha - Size Doesn't Matter Anymore

Neat Acoustics Iota Alpha - Size Doesn't Matter Anymore

Calling all of those out there that have small listening rooms and who want a floorstanding speaker. Neat Acoustics have recently released one of those speakers that can easily be overlooked by many hi-fi enthusiasts – I, myself overlooked them when they first arrived in the shop. The Iota Alpha is probably one of the smallest, if not the smallest, floorstanding speakers I’ve ever come across.
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