3 Nostalgia Isn't What It Used To Be.
Editorial By David Price
Words from the front.
Patrick Cleasby tries one of the best digital
audio extraction tools around, in the shape of
Illustrate's dB poweramp.
Eleven pages of your views and queries this
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74 World Standards
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David Price auditions Yamaha's freshly
30 Triangle Quartet
Noel Keywood has a blast with French towers.
80 Wharfedale Diamond
Adam Smith listens to new bookshelf gems!
15 Group Test
Tony Bolton auditions six of the best sub-£2,000
integrated amplifiers from Cyrus, Icon Audio, Leema, Naim, NuForce and
34 Electrocompaniet EC4.8
This balanced audiophile preamp gets a
workout from David Price.
67 Onkyo TX-SR607
Noel Keywood is impressed with this fine
budget AV receiver.
26 DCS Pagnini DAC
David Price is beguiled by a remarkable but
expensive Ring DAC-based digital-to-analogue convertor.
36 Naim CD5 XS
Salisbury's latest mid-price silver disc
player goes for a spin with Adam Smith.
Paul Rigby auditions five iPod docks under £100.
58 Cambridge 650c &
Is the latter worth twice the price of the
former? Paul Rigby compares these two new budget CD
63 Glowing Praise
Neville Roberts reports on a brand new name
in valves, from a very old factory!
72 The Audio Show 2009
Noel Keywood explains what we've got to look
forward to at the forthcoming Whittlebury hi-fi show.
Paul Rigby rounds up the latest audiophile
89, 91, 93, 95, 97
The team get to grips with matters music,
hi-fi and life!
98 Vinyl News
Paul Rigby with all the latest black plastic
100 Linn Sodek LP12
David Price tries the new DC-powered version
104 SME 312S
Noel Keywood finds that size matters with
SME's new twelve inch top of the range tonearm.
110 Avia Diva II SP
Adam Smith takes this super new £2,000 turntable for a spin.
A comprehensive guide to UK hi-fi retailers.
123 Free Readers
Three pages of second-hand bargains.
128 Next Month
What we hope to bring you in the next
130 Classic Cuts
Paul Rigby remembers The Smiths' 1986 magnum
opus, 'The Queen is Dead'.