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Hi-Fi World     May 2019

 

Hi-Fi World May 2019

 

    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!

 

Regulars
3 What's Within This Issue Of Hi-Fi World
Editorial By Noel Keywood

 

7 News
Words From The World...

 

15 Competition 
Your Chance To Win A iFi xDSD DAC Worth 399!

 

34 Mail
Six Pages Of Your Views, Wonderful As Always...

 

24 Subscriptions
Ensure Your Copy Every Month And Save Money Too!

 

Amplification
34 Arcam SA20 / SA10 Integrated Amplifiers
A pair of thoroughly modern amplifiers from Arcam catch Martin Pipe's attention.

 

10 World Design Pre4
A remote-controlled valve preamplifier with transformer balanced output delights Noel Keywood.

 

Digital
54 Naim ND5 XS 2 Streamer
Jon Myles takes a close look at a new affordable streamer from Naim.

 

27 Roon Nucleus+
A powerful network music server from Roon has Noel Keywood peering into the future.

 

Mains
41 Isotek Evo3 Nova Mains Conditioner
Martin pipe sets about cleaning his mains courtesy of experts Isotek.

 

Soundbites
89 Audio Technica Disc Stabilizer / Stylus Cleaner
A brass puck stabiliser and sticky stylus cleaner from Audio Technica catch Martin Pipe's attention.

 

Hi-Fi World May 2019

 

Cables
93 Chord Company Shawline X Loudspeaker Cable
Jon Myles on Chord Company's new Shawline loudspeaker cable.

 

Features
46 Bristol Show 
Highlights of this year's Bristol hi-fi show, by the magazine's team.

 

50 Hi-Fi World Awards 
Hi-fi World's annual awards ceremony, held at the Bristol Hi-Fi Show, for best products of 2018.

 

58 Audio Jumble
Martin Pipe reports from this year's Audiojumble, Tonbridge, Kent.

 

Vinyl
80 News 
All the latest and greatest vinyl releases for you, from the pen of Paul Rigby.

 

83 Mobile Fidelity Feature
Paul Rigby and Noel Keywood talk about Mobile Fidelity and their 45rpm 'LPs'.

 

91 Audiophile Book
Paul Rigby reads galactic ramble, a massive book on UK music history.

 

62 Audiophile Vinyl
Paul Rigby Rounds Up The Latest Audiophile Vinyl Releases.

 

 

And More....
62 Audiophile Vinyl
Paul Rigby Rounds Up The Latest Audiophile Vinyl Releases.

 

65, 67, 69, 71, And 73 Opinion
The Team Get To Grips With Matters Music, Hi-Fi And Life!

 

74 World Standards
Updated Guide To The Latest And Greatest Hi-Fi Hardware On Sale

 

92 Dial-A-Dealer
A Comprehensive Guide To UK Hi-Fi Retailers.

 

95 Classifieds
Second-hand Bargains.

 

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

 

97 Advertisers' Index

 

98 Classic Cuts 
Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, By Douglas Adams Reviewed By Paul Rigby.

 

 

 

 


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