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Issue 85      January 2012

 

hi-fi+ Issue 85 January 2012    Hi-fi+ is a magazine that is serious about hi-fi. Our articles are intended to help you get the best from your system, rather than simply telling you to buy another one. Our reviews only cover product that we think is worthwhile. You can read more about that by looking at our reviews policy, but lets just say that our attitude to equipment is rather different, and we hope, much more informative. We haven't forgotten that hi-fi is supposed to be fun!

 

Comment
1 Editorial: The Year Of Prophecy
Article By Alan Sircom

5 Incoming! Your letters and email

8 News: High-end happenings

82 Alan Sircom: Music Matters

 

Equipment
20 CRYSTAL ARABESQUE MINI: standmount loudspeaker

24 KR AUDIO KRONZILLA SX-ECO: hybrid mono power amplifiers 

30 VERTEX AQ ALETHEIA: non-oversampling DAC

34 CABASSE PACIFIC 3SA: floorstanding loudspeaker

42 CLASSE CP-800: digital hub/preamplifier

48 ESOTERIC K-01: CD/SACD player

55 CONRAD-JOHNSON HD3: digital to analogue converter

59 BRINKMANN BARDO: direct-drive turntable

66 REL R-328: powered subwoofer

70 VPI CLASSIC 3: turntable and arm combination

77 HRT HEADSTREAMER: headphone amplifier

79 BENZ-MICRO SLR GULLWING: moving coil phono cartridge

 

Feature
12 COMPUTER AUDIO: The Beginner’s Guide Pt.1

19 LOUD & CLEAR 2011: A magic musical open evening

64 MEET YOUR MAKER: Helmut Brinkmann

 

Music
86 CONTEMPORARY, AUDIOPHILE AND JAZZ MUSIC

96 EVERY HOME SHOULD HAVE ONE: Tool – Lateralus

 

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