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Hi-Fi World   Volume 21 Number 7   September 2011

 

Hi-Fi World Volume 21 Number 7 September 2011    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 Can a product be both great and seriously flawed?
Editorial By David Price

7  NEWS
words from the front...

27 COMPETITION 
Win Tellurium Q interconnect and speaker cable packages, total value £1,871!

35 MAIL
Ten pages of your views.

50 MEASURED RESPONSE
Noel Keywood explains the ins and outs of our comprehensive 
equipment measurement regime.

58 WORLD STANDARDS
An updated guide to the latest and greatest hi-fi hardware on sale.

 

Features
SMALL WONDER 30
As news comes that Sony is ceasing production of the MiniDisc portable, 
David Price takes an affectionate look back at this format...

OLDE WORLDE: REGA PLANET 86
David Price remembers this classic nineteen seventies record player.

 

Loudspeakers
JOSOUND JO45/1 18
David Price auditions these distinctive transmission line designs.

RAIDHO MONITOR X/II 54
Adam Smith listens in to these neat standmounting speakers.

SCANDYNA MINIPOD 2 70
Paul Rigby tries out these retro styled mini monitors.

 

Tuners
CAYIN SP105i 28
Tim Jarman tunes in to this lavishly turned out retro radio.

 

Amplification
MING DA MC300-PRE 12
Noel Keywood auditions this superb tube preamplifier.

AURUM A5 46
An interesting new integrated gets the ear of Alvin Gold.

MUSICAL FIDELITY M6 500i 66
Rafael Todes tries out this big high end integrated amplifier.

 

Accessories
TELLURIUM Q RCA/XLR/DIN 53
David Price tries a brace of new interconnects from this new cable name.

 

Digital
LOGITECH SQUEEZEBOX TOUCH 16
David Price samples this slick, affordable network music player.

CAMBRIDGE AUDIO 751BD 22
A great new Blu-ray spinner gets the Noel Keywood treatment.

TEDDYPARDO TEDDYDAC 80
Alvin Gold is impressed by this unusual new DAC from Israel.

 

Analogue
VINYL NEWS 98
Paul Rigby with the latest black plastic releases...

CLEARAUDIO INNOVATION COMPACT 100
Rafael Todes tries this new high end turntable.

AUDIO RESEARCH PH6 104
David Price enjoys this new hybrid tube/transistor phono stage.

PRO-JECT DEBUT III SE 108
Tony Bolton is impressed by this latest budget blockbuster.

BEAST FEAST 116
Tony Bolton looks at a stunning home-made turntable named ‘The Beast’!

 

And More...
30 CLASSIC CUTS 
Paul Rigby remembers ‘The Electrifying Aretha Franklin’ on Music On Vinyl.

73,107 SOUNDBITES
David Price tries Audio Technica's ATH-ES7 headphones and Teac's SR80i iPod dock, then Adam Smith reports on the Dr Feikert Adjust iPhone app.

74 WORLD CLASSICS
Brilliant designs that have stood the test of time...

82 SUBSCRIPTIONS
Ensure your copy every month and save money too!

84 AUDIOPHILE VINYL
Paul Rigby rounds up the latest audiophile vinyl releases.

88 NEW WORLD
Take a new look at our website...

89, 91, 93, 95, 97 OPINION
The team get to grips with matters music, hi-fi and life!

120 DIAL-A-DEALER
A comprehensive guide to UK hi-fi retailers.

123 CLASSIFIEDS
Two pages of second-hand bargains.

128 NEXT MONTH
What we hope to bring you in the next issue...

129 ADVERTISERS’ INDEX

 

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