Black Lion Release T4BLA Opto-Cell Upgrade

Black Lion’s kit-modding prowess has been renowned across the pro audio industry for well over a decade. Now in 2020, Black Lion have announced a new mod with a difference – this one you can do in your very own workshop, studio or home.

  • Posted on 1 May 2020 by Roy Brockington

Meze RAI Solo Receives StereoNET Applause Award

Last month Matthew Jens of StereoNET took a closer look at the RAI Solo, Meze Audio’s newest addition to its range of IEM headphones. The RAI Solo is Meze’s affordable offering aimed at an already popular entry-level in-ear market. With this in mind, StereoNET set out to decide whether the new earphone has what it take to shake up the status quo.

  • Posted on 23 April 2020 by Roy Brockington

Sonarworks Launches Spring Sale 2020

The value of high quality audio software and plugins has never been appreciated more deeply by the pro audio community and SCV have seen an unprecedented rise in demand in recent months. To celebrate Spring (along with these new arrangements enabling mixing from home) Sonarworks are offering a belting 20% off on their range of audio calibration software!

  • Posted on 16 April 2020 by Roy Brockington

4 High Fidelity Reasons to Stay At Home

Safety measures have resulted in many bricks and mortar businesses closing their doors. However the vast majority of HiFi retailers continue to operate both by internet and over the phone. At such a critical time of isolation, SCV are dedicated to offer additional assistance wherever possible to everyone from music lovers seeking their first piece of HiFi hardware all the way up to audiophiles seeking that all-important upgrade to complete their setup.

  • Posted on 8 April 2020 by Roy Brockington

SCV's Customer Commitment During Covid-19

During this unprecedented time we wanted to reach out to assure everyone that SCV are doing everything in our power to respond to the rapidly changing situation throughout the UK and globally. Here we offer an update on SCV's operations while the Covid 19 lockdown is in place.

  • Posted on 2 April 2020 by Roy Brockington

Focal Updates Solo6 Be Studio Monitor

For over a decade, the Solo6 - the smallest member of Focal’s SM6 ‘Be / Berylium’ line - has enjoyed a decorated reign as a go-to precision monitoring speaker for music producers, mixing studios and commercial mastering suites. The Solo6 offers insight into an unprecedented frequency range for its size, thanks in part to Focal’s in-house designed XTB871 pure beryllium tweeter driver.

  • Posted on 5 March 2020 by Roy Brockington

Focal Elegia Highly Commended by HiFi Plus Magazine

Elegia headphones have been presented with a "Highly Commended Award" by HiFi Plus. The first of Focal’s closed-back models to be introduced to their high-end headphone range, the Elegia embodies many design traits as well as trickle down technology from its open-back siblings.

  • Posted on 27 February 2020 by Roy Brockington

Black Lion Audio Ships Eighteen Channel Strip

Chicago mod-shop Black Lion Audio have announced this February that their Eighteen rack-mount channel strip is now shipping. For fans of strips featuring buttery smooth high and low ends with a solid punchy midrange, this is good news indeed…

  • Posted on 27 February 2020 by Roy Brockington

Winter NAMM 2020 Round Up - Part 2

John La Grou and the Millennia Media team were delighted to show off a new addition to their HV range of high-end microphone preamps. The HV316 is tipped as Millennia's most technically advanced preamp in their 28 year history and packs no less than sixteen HV amp circuits into a single 1U chassis.

  • Posted on 14 February 2020 by Roy Brockington

SCV At The Bristol HiFi Show 2020

This month the SCV consumer audio team return to the UK’s longest running Hi-Fi convention – now celebrating 33 years: get set for the Bristol Hi-Fi Show. For the 2020 edition, SCV’s ground will span three locations including two demo rooms on the third floor, and a shared space on the main mezzanine area.

  • Posted on 14 February 2020 by Roy Brockington