Frank Prowse Hi-Fi Blog

Elac Adante AS-61 Standmount Loudspeaker

Speaker Specifications – WHY and HOW they matter

June 27, 2018 Ever wondered why speaker manufacturers choose certain specifications – impedance, sensitivity, frequency response, cabinet volume, for their speakers? Simple, it’s physics! The following article and video below goes into detail of how it’s all a balancing act and how certain chosen parameters dictate the others. Man of the moment, ELAC’s Andrew Jones, explains the design...
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Happy Birthday Vinyl !

June 21, 2018 Happy Birthday VINYL!!! πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚ 70 years young today. But do you know how the format actually works? Here’s a great simple explanation from the guys over at What Hi-Fi magazine:- https://www.whathifi.com/features/how-does-vinyl-record-make-sound
Flexson TV Mount for SONOS PLAYBAR

Sonos World Cup Promotion

June 12, 2018 Just in time for the big event (the FIFA World Cup that is!), Sonos are offering a $150 saving on their PlayBar, from 11th June until June 30th 2018. Be quick, the soccer starts this weekend!    

Roon Nucleus+ now in-store

June 7, 2018 We are thrilled to now showcase the new Roon Labs Nucleus+ Server in-store. Only a select few dealers throughout Australia are approved to both demonstrate and sell this wonderful product.Β This is the brain behind the entire Roon experience – it manages your music collection, streams to your audio devices, and stores the Roon database. Nucleus...
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Anthem MRX-520 5.2 AV Receiver

Anthem Trade-In and Trade-Up Offer is BACK!

May 3, 2018 It’s back, for a limited time. ANTHEM’S TRADE IN OFFER ENSURES YOU’RE UP WITH THE LATEST CINEMA TECH Not that you ever need an excuse to buy an industry-leading brand, Anthem, but there’s never been a better time to upgrade to the latest 4K, Dolby Atmos and Multi-Channel Surround sound than right now. Anthem’s Australian...
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Sonos Special

May 1, 2018 Bring great sound and Alexa voice control to two rooms in your home, and save some $$$ in the process. Available at the special combination price of $499, until May 27th 2018.
Sonos One Voice-Controlled Smart Speaker

Amazon Alexa now available on Sonos

April 26, 2018 Voice control via Amazon Alexa has now landed for Sonos. Below is a step-by-step guide to setting this service up (you are required to complete some of the steps via a mobile device e.g. phone, tablet) STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO SETUP ALEXA ON SONOS  
Luxman L-509x Integrated Amplifier

The new Luxman L-509X

April 11, 2018 We were the first dealer in Australia to supply the new LUXMAN L-509X integrated amplifier to a valued client. This is no ordinary amplifier, as the following review from What Hi-Fi? magazine will attest to. Read what makes this and other Luxman amplifiers many, many steps above the competition, and why a Luxman amplifier should...
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Easter

Easter 2018 Trading Hours

March 29, 2018 We would like to let all our valued clients know that we will be closing over the Easter period. We will be closed from 5.30pm today (Thursday 29th March 2018), re-opening 9.00am next Tuesday (3rd April 2018). We will be available via email for any queries you may have during this time. We may even...
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The Loudness Wars – an artist speaks!

March 28, 2018 Great interview and interesting read with Moby over at Stereophile Magazine on the state of recording and mastering music. The article can be read here:- https://www.stereophile.com/content/moby-sound-mind