Archive for March, 2012

The New Generation from Raidho

30th March 2012

Hearing is believing

“Raidho Acoustics found all their efforts were rewarded with a musical and aesthetic result matching the highest ambitions.”
Chris Thomas – HiFi+

A new addition to both Edinburgh & Glasgow comes in the form of Raidho. A Danish high end loudspeaker manufacturer.

Raidho Acoustics believe that Hi-fi sound is more than merely fulfilling the requirements of electronic measuring devices. The sound from a very (very) good loudspeaker must first of all fulfil the requirements of our most unique and delicate measuring tools – our hearing and the human brain. During the time developing the Raidho C4, they made improvements in the unit, tweeter, crossover and not least they have upgraded the internal wiring in the speaker cabinet with Nordost Odin and Valhalla cables.

Raidho have transferred these experiences and improvements into the new updated C-series.

Edinburgh have the small but perfectly formed Raidho C1.1 standmount loudspeakers on demonstration while Glasgow have the Raidho C2.1 floorstanding varients.

A must listen, and the only place to hear them outside of the Home Counties!

Origami @ Loud & Clear

1st March 2012

Loud & Clear in Glasgow are delighted to welcome John Nilsen of Audio Origami fame to the team as our newest turntable specialist.

John has over 25 years of experience in the hi-fi industry, being one of the founding partners of Prism Audio back in the dim and distant eighties.

Audio Origami was set up in 2005 as a specialist service and repair facility for all sorts of high end turntables, with John developing and launching the widely acclaimed PU7 tonearm in 2005 – winning Hi-fi World tonearm of the year in 2007.

Available in standard form with a Linn/Rega mount, the PU7 is also available in 12” as well as the standard 9”

Initially John will be working at Loud & Clear Glasgow on a Saturday where he will be available for all sorts of service and repair work including arm rewires, bearing replacement as well as general servicing and repairs on a variety of decks

John is happy to work on most performance turntables including Ariston, Avid, C J Walker, Clearaudio, Linn, Michell, Nottingham Analogue, Oracle, Pink Triangle, Project, Rega, Roksan, STD, Source, Technics Thorens, Townsend & VPI

Feel free to drop in and say hello give him a call on 0141 221 0221

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