The Audio Show, Leamington Spa, 21/22 September 2019

Stephen Harper – Audio Consultants – Friday, October 04, 2019

We were very pleased to have exhibited at this show, the second time it has been held at the Woodland Grange. The footfall in our room was excellent and were close to capacity for all of Saturday and most of Sunday morning.  More

UK Audio Show 2019

Stephen Harper – Audio Consultants – Friday, July 19, 2019

We will be exhibiting at the forthcoming UK Audio Show 2019 at Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa, the weekend of 21 and 22 September. We will be playing a high quality 2-channel audio system using both vinyl and digital replay as sources, and showcasing the new DS Audio entry level optical cartridge, the DS-E1, as well as illustrating the effectiveness of the Audiodesksysteme ultrasonic vinyl cleaner. We will also be comparing CD replay with digital files. More

Streamers vs CD players

Stephen Harper – Audio Consultants – Friday, May 03, 2019

As any of our regular clients would know, we have held off from stocking any form of streamer until we thought their sound quality merited it. Up until recently, we had not been impressed with the sound through this media; it was often compressed even when streaming hi-res files downloaded from such sites as HD Tracks and Native DSD. In most cases the sound has been poor and the compromise against sound from a regular CD was too great to be worthwhile. More

The Audio Consultants Website – a new look

Stephen Harper – Audio Consultants – Friday, February 09, 2018

We have launched new look website which includes some new products added to the portfolio. There is new version of the audiodesksysteme PRO cleaner now able to use an adaptor to clean 7” singles. Two new speakers from ProAc; one we have invested in is the entry level floor stander called Response DT8. PS Audio, well known for their mains conditioners, have launched an entry level range of amplification called Stellar. This centres around a Gain Cell DAC pre-amplifier to be combined with either a stereo or dual mono amplifier models. More

National Audio Show 2016

Stephen Harper – Audio Consultants – Sunday, September 04, 2016

We will be exhibiting at the forthcoming National Audio Show 2016 at Whittlebury Hall, the weekend of 17 and 18 September. We can be found in the Monaco Room situated on the Ground Floor. For more information please follow this link More

A new chassis noise reduction product from HRS: Vortex

Stephen Harper – Audio Consultants – Monday, June 06, 2016

This is a new chassis noise reduction product designed to work with the thicker and stiffer chassis that some larger and heavier electronics are constructed from. Similar to the Nimbus Assemblies but constructed from a stainless steel outer with the HRS proprietary damping medium incorporated within the Vortex, and a Nimbus coupler at the top that is designed to contact with the bottom plate of a chassis.   More

Styl:us 16 Show Report

Stephen Harper – Audio Consultants – Monday, May 02, 2016

We had a superb reaction to our presentation at this new show dedicated to vinyl replay format. Our room was full for almost the entire 2 day event, with a very enthusiastic stream of visitors.   More

Styl:us 2016

Stephen Harper – Audio Consultants – Friday, April 15, 2016

We will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Styl:us 2016 show dedicated to vinyl orientated products. It will be at the Heathrow Park Inn, the weekend of 23 and 24 April. We will be in Syndicate Room 9. For more information see here. More

Musical Event No3 Review

Stephen Harper – Audio Consultants – Thursday, October 29, 2015

We had a steady flow of visitors over the two days of the 17th and 18th October and many stayed for 2-3 hours at a time, despite the temptation of the quarter-finals of the rugby that weekend. We created a superb sound within the conference room at the Holiday Inn at Winnersh, near Reading. Almost certainly our best yet and all that came were impressed. Some were generous enough to voice the following views: More