Father's day is on the approach and what's a better way to show Dad how much he means to you than with a gift he can enjoy for years to come. Shopping for Dad can often prove to be easier said than done. Does your Dad love Hi Fi? Not got all the money in the world to spend? We're here to help with some fantastic gift suggestions that will make Dad proud, and not only that, but save you money along the way. When people think Hi-Fi equipment, they usually think expense, but we're here to show you that this isn't always the case. Here we will show you how to produce an absolutely fantastic listening experience, all for under £500!
Shopping Under £500
If you're on a bigger budget of £500 you're going to want to check out our latest deals page. This page has offers and deals running throughout our website, from Turntables, to TV's, and lots more for your Dad to enjoy. Here are a few of our picks and best deals for under £500 on our latest deals page.
The Rega Planar 1 PLUS is a brand new plug-and-play turntable that benefits from all of the Planar 1’s advantages and adds a brand new built-in phono stage. Where this model still retains the low noise 24v motor, precision hub bearing assembly and handmade RB110 tonearm with factory fitted Carbon cartridge that could be found on its predecessor, the Planar 1 PLUS features a built-in phono stage that will offer the ability to connect this turntable directly to nearly any system with a standard line input via a phono to phono cable that comes supplied, or a phono to 3.5mm lead. With the P1 PLUS, there is absolutely no need to buy a standalone phono stage or amplifier with a built in stage.
Not only is this a fantastic Turntable, it's also one of Rega's top selling turntables which has won numerous awards with What Hi Fi. It's so easy to operate even your Dad won't have any problems setting it up! It's a great entry level Turntable, with a build-in amp you will only need a pair of speakers to operate. You can also check out our Rega Planar 1 bundle deals. For £249 you can also look at the Rega Planar 1 Turntable which offers a slightly more basic Turntable which will require some form of amplification.
The Bose® Companion® 50 speaker system involves you in an acoustic environment with the help of an impressive range of features. It incorporates an Acoustimass® module along with two small desktop speakers. Bose® Companion® 50 Multimedia speakers are fitted on a firm stand for ease of handling.
More versatility comes from the all-in-one Control Pad that has a single-touch mute option along with Auxiliary Input, Volume Control and Headphone Jack. These Bose® multimedia speakers are easy to set-up, doing away with usual issues like clutter created due to wiring requirements. The speaker system has an intuitive Sleep Mode that is essentially a power-saving utility.
DALI Oberon 3 Bookshelf Speakers offer a big sound from compact speakers, with a 7 inch wood fibre midrange/bass driver with SMC technology incorporated, and a 29mm ultra-lightweight tweeter to produce detailed and crisp mids combined with a stylish modern look.
These Bookshelf Speakers sound fantastic and if you're on a budget of £500 they'll fit into almost any Hi Fi set up. The sound will blow you away, if you're interested in buying any of these products but want to know how they sound why not come into store and have a demo, maybe even bring your Dad with you and see if he likes it in advance!
Shopping Under £250
On a medium range budget of around £250 you can still pick up some pretty decent Hi Fi. Since it is Summer and the nice hot weather is here, we would recommend you pick up something from the portable audio section of our website.
Slightly bigger than its sister, the Bose® SoundLink Revolve+ is the perfect speaker for barbeques, pool parties and picnics, thanks to its durability, 360 degree sound dispersion, impressive battery life and fabric carry handle. This speaker will deliver hours of entertainment when producing a sound profile that is crystal clear no matter where you position it. An integrated speakerphone will allow for calls and texts as well as Siri and GoogleNow™ voice commands. . . Bose SoundLink Revolve Charging Cradle sold separately.
The sound link revolve plus is a great bluetooth speaker for only £248! That's not only a bargain but will make your Dad very happy on Father's day! it makes for great pool parties, picnics, and other summer and outdoor activities, not only can it be used outdoors but is great indoors too!
The Roberts Revival RD70 FM Radio gives you plenty of choices while enjoying your music. This fantastic radio now comes with DAB, DAB+, FM radio and the added feature of Bluetooth connectivity. With that, your radio is able to stream music directly from smartphones, iPods or MP3 players. You don’t have to touch your smartphone/MP3 player again after pairing as songs can be paused and skipped using the buttons on the radio itself. You can even set up to 10 preset buttons, allowing you to quickly find your favourite radio station at merely the press of a button.
The Roberts Revival Portable Radio system is great for your music, not only can it have plenty of presets, but features fantastic bluetooth connection to connect with your mobile too. At a price of £159 you're not only getting a great deal, but getting a great sounding radio system that would make your Dad very happy.
There's plenty more we offer for under £250, you can check all the best deals we have on Portal Audio here.
Shopping Under £50
If you're on a more of a tighter budget of anything under £50 why not make your Dad proud and buy him that one special Vinyl Record he's always wanted! We offer thousands of vinyl instore, and hundreds online to purchase. We have a Vinyl Record PDF with all of our vinyl records that we offer, if you can't find it online look on the PDF and drop us a call and we can arrange shipment of the vinyl you are interested in. If you purchase any of our Rega Turntables you will get free Vinyl along side your order, who dosen't like free stuff?!
Even though Covid has pushed Record Store Day back you can join us for Record Store Day this year on these 3 different dates; August 29th 2020, September 26th 2020 and October 24th 2020 (See more here)
- Check out a FULL list of RSD2020 Releases HERE.
So that's our recommendations for Father's Day 2020, treat your Dad today and shop at hifix.
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