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Hi-Fi World    March 2013

 

Hi-Fi World March 2013    Hi-Fi World is an independently owned and run specialist hi-fi magazine, started by Noel Keywood, a highly respected technical journalist of thirty five years standing. Dedicated to equipment of all types, the emphasis is on 'affordable audiophile' kit which doesn't have to be expensive, but has to perform. Our readership is worldwide and diverse in nature, but all share a passion for music and the desire to hear it as enjoyably as possible. Run by enthusiasts for enthusiasts, our commitment shows in everything from the rigorous technical measurements we undertake on almost every product reviewed to the weird and wonderful editorial mix. No product is too small or obscure; old and new, budget or high end, if it's great then Hi-Fi World will say so!

 

3 In This Month's Issue...
Editorial By Noel Keywood

7 News: Words from the front...

36 Mail: Seven pages of your views; no small amount of controversy here...

54 World Standards: Brand New, Updated Guide To The Latest And Greatest Hi-Fi Hardware On Sale

30 Competition: Your Chance To Win A Chord QuteHD DAC Worth £990

66 Subscriptions: Ensure Your Copy Every Month And Save Money Too!

68 Audiophile Vinyl: Paul Rigby Rounds Up The Latest Audiophile Vinyl Releases

70 Olde Worlde: Open Reel Tape Decks
Martin Pipe Revives His GX-630DB, And Discusses Its Place In The Tape World Of The 1970s

75, 77 and 79 Opinion: The Team Get To Grips With Matters Music, Hi-Fi And Life!

81 Soundbites: Russ Andrews Absorber / Music Work
Power Cable, Power Block & Response Mini Isolator

 

Features
19 Electrostatic Round Up

28 Bristol Show Feature

 

Loudspeakers
12 Quad ESL-2812
Quad's New Electrostatic Loudspeaker, Reviewed By Noel Keywood

 

Digital
34 Micromega MyDAC
France’s Micromega Is Hoping Its New MyDAC Can Tempt Buyers On This Side Of The Channel. Jon Myles Finds Out...

44 Chord Qutehd DAC
A New DAC with DSD As Well As PCM Conversion, Reviewed By Jon Myles

47 Why DSD?
What Use Is DSD? Jon Myles Finds Out

22 Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablet
Noel Keywood Listens To A Tablet

62 Yamaha AV Receiver RX-A820
An Audio Tuned Av Receiver, Reviewed By Martin Pipe

50 Astell & Kern AK100
A High Resolution Portable Wows Noel Keywood

 

Amplification
31 Prima Luna Prologue Valve Amplifier
The Sound Of Valves, As Rafeal Todes Likes It

61 Erzetich Bacillus Tilla
Paul Rigby Reviews The Bacillus Tilla Headphone Amp

 

Cables
102 Mains Cables R Us Cables Review
Paul Rigby Listens To A Range Of Mains Cables R Us Cables

 

Vinyl
84 News: All The Latest And Greatest Vinyl Releases For You, From The Pen Of Paul Rigby

86 Avid Ingenium: A New Budget Turntable From Avid, Reviewed By Paul Rigby

90 Ortofon Factory Visit: Tony Bolton Takes A Trip To Ortofon In Denmark

97 Clear Audio Double Matrix Professional Record Cleaning Machine
A Neat Record Cleaner From Germany, Tried By Tony Bolton

100 Rachmaninoff Feature: Rachmaninoff Playing Piano Concerto No 2, By Tony Bolton

 

Book Review
83 Acoustics - Sound Fields And Transducers
Reviewed By Noel Keywood

 

And More!

108 Dial-A-Dealer: A Comprehensive Guide To UK Hi-fi Retailers

110 Classifieds: Two Pages Of Second-hand Bargains

112 Next Month: What We Hope To Bring You In The Next Sizzling Issue...

113 Advertisers’ Index

114 Classic Cuts: Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols, By Paul Rigby

 

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