Enjoy the Music.com
Hi-Fi World Magazine
Hi-Fi World    July 2013

 

Hi-Fi World July 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...
Quad Technology And Astell&Kern AK120
Editorial By Noel Keywood

6 News: Words from the front...

20 Mail: Eleven pages of your views; no small amount of controversy here...

45 World Standards: Updated guide to the latest and greatest hi-fi hardware on sale.

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

71, 73, 75 Opinion: The team get to grips with matters music, hi-fi and life!

76 World Classics: Brilliant designs that have stood the test of time...

83 Competition: Your chance to win an Astell&Kern AK100 worth 595.

 

Features
37 National And Vintage Fair: Golden oldies from a vintage fair.

52 Munich High End Show Report: Amazing products from one of the world's biggest shows.

93 Pie & Vinyl: Tasty pies served alongside vinyl LPs interesting! 

 

OldeWorlde
98 Revox A76 VHF/FM tuner: Martin pipe on a high-end tuner that cost him a tenner!

 

Loudspeakers
18 KEF LS50 loudspeakers 
Jon Myles reviews KEF's quality standmount loudspeaker.

 

Digital
14 Astell&Kern AK120 portable
A superb hi-res portable player, reviewed by Noel Keywood.

 

Amplification
10 Quad QMP Elite monoblock power amplifier
Big power and a smooth sound, reviewed by Jon Myles.

41 Icon Audio MB30se single-ended amplifier
Jon Myles tries out an affordable single-ended valve amplifier.

64 NAD C390DD amplifier
An all-digital amplifier, reviewed by Noel Keywood.

 

Radio
59 Sansui DR201v DAB/FM tuner
Martin pipe listens to an interesting dab and VHF/FM radio.

 

Cables
106 Atlas Cables: Paul Rigby listens to atlas cables.

 

Vinyl
56 Audiophile Vinyl: Paul Rigby rounds up the latest audiophile vinyl releases

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

86 Wilson Benesch full circle turntable
Paul Rigby spins vinyl on a high-end turntable package.

94 Project tube box ds phonostage
Tony Bolton listens to an affordable valve phono stage.

 

Soundbites
69 Hush equipment rack three shelf version 
Atacama Eris Eco 5.0 Special edition

 

And More...
96 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: A 1978 soul album by muscle shoals guitarist Eddie Hinton.

 

Subscribe!
Click here to subscribe to Hi-Fi World

Previous Issues

2013
January   February  March   April   May   June

2012
January   February   March  April   May   June   July   August   September   October   November   December

2011
January   February   March   April  
May   June   July   August   September   October  November   December

2010
January   February   March   April   May   June   July   August   September   October   November   December

2009
August   September   October   November   December

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
Quick Links


Audiophile Review Magazine
High-End Audio Equipment Reviews

Equipment Review Archives
Turntables, Cartridges, Etc
Digital Source
Do It Yourself (DIY)
Preamplifiers
Amplifiers
Cables, Wires, Etc
Loudspeakers/ Monitors
Headphones, IEMs, Tweaks, Etc

Superior Audio Archives
Ultra High-End Audio Reviews

Videos
Enjoy the Music.TV

Columns
Editorials By Tom Lyle
Viewpoint By Roger Skoff
Viewpoint By Steven R. Rochlin
Various Think Pieces
Manufacturer Articles


Show Reports
Rocky Mountain Audio Fest RMAF 2018
High End Munich 2018 Show Report
AXPONA 2018 Show Report
CanJam SoCal 2018 Show Report
CanJam NYC 2018 Show Report
Capital Audiofest CAF 2017 CanMania
TAVES 2017 Toronto Show Report
CanJam 2017 Denver RMAF
LAAS 2017 Show Report
KL International AV 2017 Show Report
Click here for previous shows.

Other
Audiophile Contests
Cool Free Stuff For You
Tweaks For Your System
Vinyl Logos For LP Lovers
Lust Pages Visual Beauty

Resources And Information
Music Definitions
Hi-Fi Definitions
High-End Audio Manufacture Links

 


Daily Industry News

High-End Audio News & Information

Partner Magazines
Australian Hi-Fi Magazine
NOVO (CANADA HiFi)
hi-fi+ Magazine
HIFICRITIC
HiFi Media
Hi-Fi World
Sound Practices
VALVE Magazine

For The Press & Industry
About Us
Press Releases
Official Site Graphics

Contests & Join Our Mailing List

Our free newsletter for monthly updates & enter our contests!

Our Social Media & Video Channel
      

 

 

       

Home  |  Sitemap  |  Industry News  |  Equipment / Music Reviews  |  Press Releases  |  About Us  |  Contact Us

 

All contents copyright  1995 - 2018  Enjoy the Music.com
May not be copied or reproduced without permission.  All rights reserved.