3 Modern Hi-Fi
Editorial By David Price
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Ten pages of your views; no small amount of controversy here...
61, 67, 105 SOUNDBITES
David Price samples the Magicbox Nocturne XP-2 iPod dock and Black Rhodium
Opera DCT cable, then tries the Wireworld Eclipse 6 interconnect and Focus SB
iPod dock, then Adam Smith samples the Keystrobe strobe disc and David Price
tries out the Bren 1 record clamp.
72 World Standards
Our guide to the latest and greatest hi-fi hardware on sale.
38 STAR QUALITY
Paul Rigby powers up Ayon Audio’s new CD-1s/Orion/Ibis system.
Noel Keywood and Adam Smith sleuth around last month’s
Heathrow hi-fi show...
10 ESOTERIC X-05
David Price tries Teac’s affordable high end SACD player.
15 DIGITAL PORTABLES SUPERTEST
Tim Jarman tries five of the latest or greatest mini music players, from
Apple, B&O, Philips, Samsung and Sony.
68 SIMAUDIO MOON 300D
David Price auditions this superb mid-price DAC.
24 VINCENT SV-236MK
David Price enjoys a brilliant mid-price integrated.
56 MOSCODE 402au
Noel Keywood warms to the sound of this high end hybrid power amplifier.
30 SONUS FABER LIUTO
Noel Keywood says ‘bravo’ to these beautiful Italian floorstanders!
62 ADAM PENCIL 3
Tony Bolton auditions this very clean sounding pair of floorstanders.
71 SONY D50
Tim Jarman remembers a portable audio classic in the shape of Sony’s
D-50 CD Discman.
86 AIWA AD-F770
Tim Jarman looks sharp at this angular mid-eighties cassette deck.
98 VINYL NEWS
Paul Rigby with all the latest black plastic releases.
100 ROKSAN RADIUS 5.2
Adam Smith tries out a radically revamped version of
this classic vinyl spinner...
106 ASTINTREW AT8000
David Price auditions an impressive new sub-£1,000
109 CLASSICAL GAS
Rafael Todes lists some great classical vinyl outings.
111 WASH & GO
Paul Rigby has a definitive guide to vinyl ablutions!
115, 130 Classic Cuts
Paul Rigby remembers Deep Purple's just-released 'Singles and EP Anthology'
and Jeff Beck's 1975 outing, 'Blow by Blow'.
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84 Audiophile CD
Paul Rigby rounds up the latest audiophile CD releases.
89, 91, 93, 95, 97 Opinion
The team get to grips with matters music, hi-fi and life!
A comprehensive guide to UK hi-fi retailers.
Three pages of second-hand bargains.
128 Next Month
What we hope to bring you in the next sizzling issue...
129 Advertisers’ Index
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