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Hi-Fi World     August 2022

 

Hi-Fi World August 2022

 

    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!

 

Regulars
3 What Do Measurements Reveal?
The latest computer design techniques and measuring equipment.
Editorial By Noel Keywood

 

7 News
Words from the world...

 

17 Competition
Your chance to win a blue aura's precision pg1
turntable starter pack worth 259.

 

30 Mail
Six pages of your views, wonderful as always...

 

36 Subscriptions
Ensure your copy every month and save money too!

 

Loudspeakers
10 Mission 770 Loudspeakers
A classic UK loudspeaker revived and updated to modern form.
Noel Keywood listens carefully.

 

42 KEF LS50 Wireless II Loudspeakers
An active 'net connected loudspeaker with
a great reputation gets an update.
Noel Keywood gets busy with the app.

 

Amplification
19 Cyrus Pre XR Preamplifier & Cyrus Stereo 200 Power Amplifier
A compact, high quality preamplifier and power amplifier combo
with 200W and little heat. Martin Pipe investigates.

 

Hi-Fi World August 2022

 

Features
39 Audiojumble
Martin Pipe visits Tonbridge (Kent, UK) for his favourite
audiojumble, discovering a wealth of cheap and expensive
esoterica, in working condition or perhaps not.

 

Oldeworlde
64 Oldeworlde
Martin Pipe looks closely at the DBX 3BX Series
Two Compander from long ago, when analogue reigned.
This was how to make it sound better!

 

Vinyl
68 News
All the latest and greatest vinyl releases for you,
from the pen of Paul Rigby.

 

70 Exposure VXH Phono Preamplifier
A top quality MC / MM phono stage featuring discrete transistors
and external power supply, reviewed by John Pickford.

 

71 Lenco LBT-188wa Bluetooth Turntable
A budget vinyl spinner with Audio Technica cartridge, as well
as Bluetooth and USB digital outputs.
Reviewed by Noel Keywood.

 

Headphones
26 Austrian Audio Hi-X50 Headphones
Compact, high quality 'phones for use on the move.
Noel Keywood looks and listens closely.

 

And More...
48 Audiophile CD
Paul Rigby rounds up the latest audiophile CD releases.

 

51, 53, 55, And 57 Opinion
The team get to grips with matters music, hi-fi and life!

 

58 World Classics
Brilliant designs that have stood the test of time....

 

78 Dial-A-Dealer
A comprehensive guide to UK hi-fi retailers.

 

79 Classifieds
Second-hand bargains.

 

80 Next Month
What we hope to bring you in the next sizzling issue....

 

81 Advertisers' Index

 

82 Classic Cuts 
Bill Bruford, Feels Good To Me.
Reviewed by Paul Rigby

 

 

 


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