Hi-Fi World Volume 21 Number 10
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 Computer Audio
Editorial By David Price
Your chance to win a superb Cyrus 6XPd integrated amplifier worth £1,200!
Words from the front.
Thirteen pages of your latest missives!
25 HI-FI RACK/SHELF
49 WOLFSON DS-101A/EDIFIER MP250
81 TEAC DS-H01
123 CAMBRIDGE AUDIO ID100
127 REVO K2
58 WORLD STANDARDS
Brand new, updated guide to the latest and greatest hi-fi hardware on sale.
74 WORLD CLASSICS
Brilliant designs that have stood the test of time...
Ensure your copy every month and save money too!
84 AUDIOPHILE CD
Paul Rigby rounds up the latest audiophile CD releases.
ITEM AUDIO DAT 1 USB 12
David Price tries an affordable, high performance audio computer.
BEL CANTO CD2 50
Rafael Todes samples a fine sounding silver disc spinner.
MUSICAL FIDELITY V-DAC II 115
The latest budget MF DAC gets the Rafael Todes treatment.
CAYIN A55-T 68
Tony Bolton gets a warm glow from this fine tube integrated.
EMINENT TECHNOLOGY LFT-16 26
Noel Keywood is wowed by these unconventional standmounters.
WHARFEDALE JADE 5 44
These fine new floorstanders get the Noel Keywood ear!
Peiga PREMIUM 1 54
Tony Bolton lives the high life as he reviews the Piega Premium 1 loudspeaker.
BIG SQUEEZE 66
Neville Roberts solders in new surface mount devices to his Logitech
Squeezebox, in the quest for better sound.
MEASURED PERFORMANCE 72
Noel Keywood explains our rigid testing regime.
David Price and Noel Keywood tread the boards at the National Audio Show...
AKAI CR-83D 86
Tim Jarman dons his flared trousers to test this amazing
Stereo 8 (‘8-track') cartridge player!
ARMED FORCES 17
Adam Smith compares five sub-£1,000 tonearms from Clearaudio, Inspire,
Isokinetic, Roksan and SME in this month's supertest.
VINYL NEWS 98
Paul Rigby with all the latest black plastic news.
ORIGIN LIVE DC MOTORS 100
Tony Bolton tries this impressive Sondek motor modification.
ANALOGUE ANATOMY 102
Tim Jarman waxes lyrical on the basics of record player design.
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.
Two pages of second-hand bargains.
128 NEXT MONTH
What we hope to bring you in the January 2011 issue.
129 ADVERTISERS' index
130 CLASSIC CUTS
Price celebrates 808 State's new 'Blueprint' CD compilation.
Click here to subscribe to Hi-Fi World