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!
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packed with some really great bits of kit!
Editorial By David Price
33, 109, 127 SOUNDBITES
Paul Rigby tries the Doodle portable speaker and TDK’s new 3-Speaker Boombox, the Paul Rigby tests the Spinclean record cleaner, then David Price
auditions Black Rhodium’s new Phantom interconnects and Paul Rigby samples
some record storage from Hi-Fi Racks.
Your chance to win Triangle’s superb Comete LE loudspeakers worth £950!
Twelve pages of your views.
58 WORLD STANDARDS
Our 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....
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!
MEASURED RESPONSE 18
Noel Keywood explains the ins and outs of our comprehensive
equipment measurement regime.
OLDE WORLDE TRIO KT-1005 86
Haden Boardman remembers a top tuner from the golden age of FM stereo.
MUNICH SHOW REPORT 54
Adam Smith reports from the Munich High End Hi-Fi show
CAMBRIDGE AUDIO NP30 24
David Price enjoys a great new affordable network music player.
MERIDIAN SOOLOOS CONTROL 15 46
Rafael Todes leads the luxury life with this high end digital music server.
BRICASTI M1 66
Rafael Todes samples the seductive sounds of this studio quality DAC.
T.A.C. V-60 20
Noel Keywood reviews this new German designed tube/transistor integrated.
AMR AM-777 50
Tony Bolton appreciates this premium priced hybrid integrated.
ADVANCE ACOUSTICS MAP306 70
Alvin Gold tries this interesting affordable integrated from France, via
TANNOY REVOLUTION DC6 28
Tony Bolton is seduced by these super clean standmounters.
MOWGAN AUDIO ETAIN 80
Noel Keywood is impressed by these vast floorstanders.
VINYL NEWS 98
Paul Rigby has the latest and greatest black plastic releases...
INSPIRE QUEST 100
David Price tries a great new Rega Planar mods package.
ORIGIN LIVE ONYX 104
This brand new budget tonearm gets David Price’s ear
ICON AUDIO PS2 110
Paul Rigby and Tony Bolton audition this budget phono stage.
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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
130 CLASSIC CUTS
This month Paul Rigby has The Monitors’ ‘Say You!
The Motown Anthology
1963-1968’ for you.
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