Vinyl, CD and Streamed music systems. Natural and fatigue-free with the highest possible degree of realism.


Hello and thanks for stopping by. If you are reading this then we probably share a deep love of music. Having music in our lives – every week, every day – is almost a basic need. My name is Richard Morris and my own personal journey in the world of music replay started in the late 1980’s when I sold all the popular British brands from a dealership in southwest London.

Some 20 years later, returning to the industry during a career change, it looked a little tired to me and in many ways ….

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ALLNIC Factory Visit 2019

15th December 2019|0 Comments

Here at Lotus we take on a new brand only very rarely and only after exhaustive research and scrutiny. We drop a brand [...]

VITUS SIA-030 vs SIA-025 vs RI-101

28th November 2019|0 Comments

In a year replete with hot products say hello to quite possibly the biggest star of 2019. My apologies for the late publication of this [...]


3rd September 2019|0 Comments

Say hello to the new flagship digital source from Hans Ole Vitus. The team over in Herning Denmark have been working on this one for [...]

Introducing the Vimberg Mino

16th May 2019|0 Comments

For those of you who don't know yet, Vimberg is the sub brand of Tidal Audio in Koln Germany. Vimberg is the result [...]

Life after the Linn LP12 SE ?

13th April 2019|0 Comments

Like my original Naim to Vitus writings, the LP12SE to Brinkmann Bardo upgrade path has become so commonplace here at Lotus that I felt it [...]


11th January 2019|0 Comments

Somewhat belatedly the new £10,800 Vitus RD-101 DAC/Streamer has arrived at Lotus and this new year I have had some time to really put it [...]

First UK VIMBERG delivery

2nd January 2019|0 Comments

I am extremely proud to document the first ever UK delivery of a pair of gorgeous Vimberg speakers, the new offshoot brand from the [...]

The new Allnic H1202 Phono

27th December 2018|0 Comments

The entry level Allnic H1201 phono stage has always been one of the biggest selling units here at Lotus. I'm probably past 100 units now [...]

The new VITUS RI-101 Integrated in depth

28th October 2018|0 Comments

The previous Vitus RI-100 has been a firm favourite here at Lotus since the very first days we started with the brand back when there [...]