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Hi-Fi World    June 2016


Hi-Fi World June 2016

    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!


4 Editorial: MQA, Ambisonics, And Trifield 3D
Editorial By Noel Keywood


7 News
Words From The World...


25 Mail
Seven Pages Of Your Views, Wonderful As Always...


49 Competition 
Your Chance To Win A Chord2Qute DAC Worth 995!


42 Subscriptions
Ensure your copy every month and save money too!


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


33 Tannoy Eclipse 3 Loudspeaker
Tannoy's new budget floorstander loudspeakers make a big impression on Jon Myles.


93 Opera Prima 2015 Loudspeaker
Italian style allied to potent sound make a winning combination, says Jon Myles.


80 Riva S Bluetooth Loudspeaker
Jon Myles goes out and about with Riva's latest portable Bluetooth loudspeaker.


15 Audiolab M-DAC+
Noel Keywood puts the latest version of Audiolab's famed M-DAC under the scanner. 


58 Meridian 808 V6 CD Player / DAC
Meridian's new 808v6 CD player / DAC comes equipped with MQA replay. Jon Myles likes the sound.


44 YBA Heritage D100 D/A Convertor
Martin Pipe goes hands on with YBA's new digital hub.


51 KJ West One Feature
Noel Keywood stands in awe of Martin Logan's new neolith loudspeakers.


10 Luxman L-590ax MK II Amplifier 
Retro Looks With Brilliant Performance. The Latest Luxman Integrated Could Light Up Your Life, Says Jon Myles.


38 Onkyo A-9010 Stereo Amplifier 
Martin Pipe Says Onkyo's New Amplifier Is A Bit Of A Hi-fi Bargain. 


Olde Worlde
82 Sony Minidisc
Martin Pipe Charts The Rise Of Sony's Innovative Minidisc Format.


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


99 Roksan Radius 7 Turntable & Nima Tonearm
Paul Rigby Enjoys A Value-for-money Combination That Gets The Best From Your Vinyl.


105 Charisma Audio Reference One Cartridge
A Wooden Bodied Mc Cartridge From Canada Will Appeal To Rock Lovers, Says Paul Rigby.


109 Classic Cuts
Paul Robeson At Carnegie Hall.


23 B&W P5 Headphones
B&W's Bluetooth Headphones Make For A Tangle-free Life, Says Jon Myles.


70 Audiophile CD
Paul Rigby Rounds Up The Latest Audiophile CD Releases.


86 World Classics
Brilliant Designs That Have Stood The Test Of Time...


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 
The Anita Kerr Singers.



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