Hi-Fi World Volume 21 Number 8
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 Audio Fashion
Editorial By David Price
Your chance to win a superb TeddyPardo TeddyDAC worth £1,100!
from the front...
MAIL: Eleven pages of your views.
guide to the latest and greatest hi-fi hardware on sale.
designs that have stood the test of time...
Ensure your copy every month and save money too!
Rigby rounds up the latest audiophile CD releases.
91, 93, 95, 97 OPINION
team get to grips with matters music, hi-fi and life!
DIAL A DEALER
comprehensive guide to UK hi-fi retailers.
pages of second-hand bargains.
what we hope to bring you in the next issue...
CHINESE WAY 68
packs his suitcase and heads East to China,
where much of
modern hi-fi is now made...
Noel Keywood explains our rigid testing regime.
remembers Philips’ lost long N2521 cassette deck.
STAX SRS 2170 HEADPHONES
TRACK AUDIO SPIKE/ATLAS MAVROS
MOBILE FIDELITY RECORD CLEANERS
BREN 1/COPULARE CORAL LIFTERS
PAB PLATFORM/RAA CLARITY
Alvin Gold is
shocked by these super sounding electrostatic hybrids!
ART CG618 54
Adam Smith is
charmed by these charismatic Italian loudspeakers.
puts this backbreakingly heavy high-end
combination through its paces.
AUDIO MB150 46
tries a pair of tubular belles!
DAC SUPERTEST 19
pits eight affordable DACs against one another:
FIDELITY M1 DAC 23
DAC MINI 24
4 SOUND DAC 1 25
DAC -83 26
PARDO TEDDYDAC 27
DAC 24/192 28
STUDIO 5 16
goes out with a great sounding digital portable.
MOVE 2500 45
David Price is
impressed by this affordable DAB/FM portable.
tries this expensive computer audio package.
rounds up the newest vinyl releases...
appraises a superb new parallel tracking tonearm.
AUDIO MC STEP UP 105
tries an excellent high end step transformer.
ARM TWO/II 108
auditions this fine new sub-£1,000 tonearm.
FIDELITY M1 VINYL 116
tries out a flexible new phono stage.
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