• Testimonials


I have dealt with Tony at Central Audio since 1998, during which time I have purchased a wide range of Hi-Fi equipment from him.
He stocks a wide range of quality used Hi-Fi and has always provided a high level of service with quality goods and speedy delivery. 
I can confidently recommend Central Audio as a solid and reliable supplier of used Hi-Fi equipment.
John Swan (Ancrum Scottish Borders) 
I bought a pair of Wilson Watt Puppy speakers from Central Audio - I think they were about £7k at the time. They were, of course, immaculate and Tony went to a great deal of trouble to help me set them up at home. I also bought a Jeff Rowland amp a few months later and some cables. He is friendly, approachable and has vast experience which I have drawn on several times to help me pick my way through the hi fi labyrinth.
Ron UK 
I bought my power amp from Tony at Central Audio. The amp arrived in perfect condition the next morning.
Excellent service and a very friendly guy to talk to.
Preston Lancs
I've bought several bits from Tony over the years, most recently a Rega Deck and Rel-Sub. I've always found his service to be excellent, his prices to be exceptional and his coffee...well you gotta have something to improve.
Simon UK 
I bought an EAR V20 amplifier from Central; the service was faultless and the amplifier in perfect condition and sounded fantastic. Tony seemed a decent guy from our ten minute chat and it overall makes Central easy to recommend.
Adam UK
Bought a Naim amp and CD player from Tony and the service and pricing was top notch.
Paul  Northampton
I have dealt with Tony a few times over the past two or three years, good gear, good prices, and a great guy to deal with! 
Craig Nottingham

Purchased a Marantz CD7 a number of years ago from Tony.Product was received in excellent condition as described and continues to perform well. From this positive experience I believe this company is reliable and can be recommended to local and overseas buyers seeking previously owned hi end audio. Tony presents as knowledgable and unpretentious. William, South Australia



I recently purchased a pair of Shahinian Obelisks through Tony. As I was unable to see these in person, Tony provided me with additional photographs. Once I decided to buy the speakers, Tony was able to arrange shipping to Germany. After one week, the speakers arrived and were in immaculate condition. Throughout the process Tony was helpful and made an effort to keep me informed where the shipping was concerned. For anyone living overseas, I can happily recommend Central Audio.

Keith, Munich Germany


The KK/2 arrived today safe and sound. All I can say is “WOW”! when you said latest spec, I didn’t realize it was the current model, I thought I might have been upgraded. I can’t wait to hook it up. This was a great transaction and I’m extremely pleased. Thank you!

 Chris, Seattle,USA.

Dear Anthony

I just wanted to drop you a quick note to say “thank you” for the excellent service.

The CD player was delivered on schedule (to the right address!) and was exactly as described. It sounds wonderful.

I am sure that we will do more business in the future as I now need to find better matching components. I already have my eye on your PH3 phono stage and may be calling soon!

Thanks again




Hi Tony,


Just to let you know that the HX1.2 arrived yesterday (Thursday) all safe and sound and I'm thrilled with both the condition and the effect it's having in my system. As gutsy as the HX1.2s are, a pair of Shahinian Hawks and a Double Eagle is just a little to much for one to handle and using one on the Hawks and one for the Double Eagle has significantly improved dynamics, speed, air and resolution.

It's been a pleasure doing business with you and I would not hesitate to recommend you to others.

Thanks again and kind regards.


Paul in New Zealand


 I have just purchased a pair of Focal Soprano No2 speakers from Anthony. He described them as pristine and that is exactly what I got. This is the first time I have dealt with Central Audio, but I have to say the service was first rate. I found Anthony to be both knowledgable and friendly, certainly not pushy. I suspect that this won't be the last time I buy from him.

Jon, Leicestershire


Hi Anthony,

Red Rose Music R3's were packed brilliantly.  They arrived without damage. They sound marvelous! Thank you for your kind assistance in acquiring them. Much appreciated!

Ward   Nevada USA


Profound thanks to Central Audio Director, Anthony Prutton for kind, professional and knowledgeable service rendered.  Anthony’s focus regarding my wants, attention to detail and genuine concern for my satisfaction proved second to none.  My experience relating to a new tonearm purchase included honest/informed answers to my queries, prompt action to secure a difficult to obtain item specific to my needs and utmost care in overseas delivery, to ensure that the sales process and the item I purchased exceeded my expectations.


Based on my experience, I can attest that Central Audio is a customer focused retailer of quality hifi equipment, with competitive pricing and exemplary service.  I wholeheartedly recommend Central Audio and company director, Anthony Prutton to hifi enthusiasts who are contemplating a high-end audio purchase and expect nothing less than the best.


Kenneth M.  – Vancouver, BC, Canada