The Frank Harvey Hifi Blog

Welcome!!

Welcome to the Frank Harvey Hi-Fi Blog.

This info page is run independently to our main sales website, hifix.co.uk, and is used to provide you with a place to visit to find out more about us and be informed of new models, events, special offers, and other hugely interesting ‘stuff’.

In the About Us section you’ll find details and history as well as photos of Frank Harvey Hi-Fi and our Coventry showroom.

The On Demo will link to our audio forum which will give a full listing of manufacturers and products we have available for demo in our three storey showroom, along with a few photos.

Forums tend to be a place of valuable information for many people, and we felt that our customers, and our customers-to-be could do with a friendly forum where they can ask any questions they need answered, as well as join in day to day discussions about anything and everything. As well as sections for hi-fi and audio/visual, there is a trading section where you can sell your old equipment and post wants, read about upcoming shows and events, new products, as well as discussing movies and music. There’s even a section for your very own blog, where you can tell us what you’re doing, what your listening to, or just tell everyone about your day if you so wish. So pop over to www.peoplesrepublicofhifi.co.uk and sign up, say hello, and join in!

All the staff are signed up to the forum, the only thing missing, is you

Used Lexicon MC1

On behalf of one of our good customers, we have a used Lexicon MC1 pre-amp/processor available in very good condition. This has eight analogue stereo inputs, five coaxial digital inputs, three optical digital inputs, as well as an eight channel analogue input. This is ideal for those wanting to use Bluray players with onboard decoding. Plenty of views/reviews/chat online about this popular pre/processor. It comes with its remote controlo and original box and packaging. The customer is asking for £150.

Record Store Day 2014

To celebrate Record Store Day, and the first anniversary of our vinyl store, Frank Harvey Hi-Fi will be offering some of the exclusive vinyl releases available as well a number of one-day only promotions. We will also have a very special system set up in store featuring one of the leading British turntable manufacturer’s in the world – Michell Engineering.

As an exclusive one-day only deal, we will be offering double vinyl vouchers when purchasing a Project, Rega, Clearaudio or Michell turntable, either in store, on our website, or by phone.

We will be offering 10% off any vinyl or turntable accessories, for anyone purchasing in store or placing orders by phone. This offer can also be used in conjunction with the double vinyl vouchers, but only when purchasing in store, on our website, or by phone on the day.

Any customer purchasing any Project turntable will also be able to claim a free vinyl maintenance kit consisting of a Brush IT and Carbon Fibre Stylus Brush worth £25! This is a one-day only offer from Henley Designs (the UK Distributor of Project) and is only available by voucher redemption only (while stocks last) not supplied in store at the point of sale.

Prize Draw 1 – All customers visiting the store will also be entered into an exclusive prize draw, to win one of two copies of the Vinyl Album The Specials by The Specials signed by Neville Staple.

Prize Draw 2 – Every Customer that purchases any item on the day will be entered into a prize draw, to win a Project Carbon turntable worth £325 (vinyl voucher not included).

So if you are in the area please pop in and join the fun and have one of Mauro’s awesome coffees and long chats about Italian football, or if you are looking to purchase anything vinyl related, now is the time to do so with some wonderful offers on the day!

See you this Saturday (19th), 10am-5pm!

Record Store Day @FrankHarveyHiFi

This year, Record Store Day will be held on Saturday 19th April – stay tuned for a full announcement of details for the day and the vinyl that will be available @FrankHarveyHiFi

SVS SB2000 & PB2000

SVS‘ new subwoofers are now available for demo in store. The SB2000 is a sealed design, and the PB2000 is a ported design, both using the same 12″ bass driver and 500w amplifier.

More details here.

SVS SB2000 & PB2000

Sugden Audio

Frank Harvey Hi-Fi are pleased to welcome Sugden Audio to our already impressive list of class leading hi-fi!

Their A21SE amplifier is now available for demonstration in store.

Bowers & Wilkins 600 Series 2014

Bowers & Wilkins‘ new 600 series loudspeakers for 2014 are now on demonstration in store!

 

Devialet

We are proud to welcome Devialet to our range of hi-fi products.

These systems look amazing, they sound amazing, and after learning of the amazing flexibility of these systems, we just had to have them! Beautifully cafted, we feel these systems represent the future of audio with regards to their set up options and flexibility.

Feel free to book a demonstration and hear it with a wide range of high quality loudspeakers.

More details here.

Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker

Bose have released a new Bluetooth speaker, the SoundLink III, which has a battery life of around 14 hours (variable) from the lithium-ion battery. There are a number of coloured outer case protectors too to protect this wireless speaker, which is now on demonstration in our Coventry store.

Bowers & Wilkins 600 Series 5

A major update of Bowers & Wilkins‘ long standing 600 series loudspeakers will be launched at the Bristol Show, and hit stores next month. Some of the most immediate changes have been to slim down the cabinets, and move reflex ports to the front of the cabinet rather than the back. The new range uses a ‘double dome’ HF design very similar to the of their CM10.

More details here

Canton DM50

German based Canton have released a new ‘soundbase’, designed to improve the quality of poor sound provided by modern television sets. The Canton DM50 uses six drive units and 200 watts of digital amplification to provide clear audio from your TV, Bluray player, games consoles and other source components.

More details over on our forum here.

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