A big thank you to all who attended the RNLI Hi-Fi and Music Evening at The White Horse Hotel, Romsey on 28th February. We are delighted to report that the evening was very well attended and a great success, raising over £1300 for the RNLI from ticket sales and the raffle.
It would have been impossible to set up this system in the limited time available without the skill (and muscle!) of all involved. The Dynaudio Evidence Platinum speakers are over 6 feet tall and weigh nearly 150kg each! Naim's Statement amplification is no lightweight either! The multiple lengths of all ChordMusic cable variants was a significant contribution to the great sound, not to mention the £250,000 system value!
Thanks for all the positive feedback since the event. It was always going to be an impossible task to cater for everyone's musical tastes but we hope we were able to give a flavour of what is possible with such an aspirational system, truly bringing music to life with realism and scale.
Nearly £500 was raised from the raffle, mainly due to the high quality of the prizes generously donated by Naim, Dynaudio and Chord. Congratulations to the lucky winners of a Naim Mu-so QB, Dynaudio Xeo 2 and Chord Shawline especially!
We would also like to thank Mark Wills from Hundred Records, Romsey, for his enthusiastic support and donation of all record sale profits on the night to the RNLI. Thanks Mark. (Watch this space for details of our Record Store Day 2017 link up with Mark coming very soon!)
One of our customers commented afterwards:
"Thank you for the excellent demo on 28th Feb. It was the best set up I have heard and it was good of you both to give up your time - the contributions from Dynaudio , Chord and Naim were much appreciated".
Finally here's a list of key contributors to the success of the RNLI event on the day, with apologies to anyone overlooked:
Chris Green (RNLI Romsey and District Chairman and event organiser) and RNLI volunteers
Daniel and Mark Raggett (Naim Audio)
Bill Livingston and Kala Lingham (Dynaudio)
Alan Gibb, and daughter Angela, Matt Peddle (The Chord Company)
Staff of The White Horse Hotel
and us at Audio T Southampton (Chandlers Ford).... Alan and John, plus John's brother in law, Mike