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Hi-Fi+ Magazine

12 issues per year Write Review From $1.92 per issue Hi-Fi+ is Europe’s premier English-language high-end audio magazine. Whether it’s the latest in digital audio technology or the best turntable you’ve ever heard, Hi-Fi+ magazine is the ultimate audiophile authority.

Our goal is clear; to seek out the finest audio components money can buy. Music is the soundtrack to all our lives and we think that the better that soundtrack, sounds the more enriched our lives can be. A good audio system can open up new avenues of music that might surprise you. We don’t differentiate; it could be a classic valve amplifier or a state-of-the-art music server – if it sounds good, we want to know and we want to tell you about it. The difference between good sound and great sound lies in the details… and we are obsessive about detail.

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COMMENT
7 INCOMING!
Your views on all things audio
11 BRISTOL HI-FI SHOW 2020
The last great audio show before the lockdown!
81 MEET YOUR MAKER
The cable maker from Bandon; Cardas Audio


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19 YG ACOUSTICS VANTAGE
floorstanding loudspeaker
27 CONRAD-JOHNSON ART27A
valve stereo power amplifier
35 ATC CD2
CD player
41 MÉTRONOME AUDIO Le DAC
digital-to-analogue converter
47 CHORD ELECTRONICS HUEI
MM/MC phono stage
53 BLUE HORIZONS PRS
equipment support system
61 AUSOUNDS AU-FLEX-ANC
noise-cancelling wireless neckband earphone system
67 LATERAL AUDIO SYSTEMS LAS‑AmpX CONCERT
equipment support platform
71 FOCAL ARCHE
headphone DAC/amplifier/preamplifier/headphone stand
75 ANSUZ ACOUSTICS DARKZ
record stabilising system

MUSIC
89 CONTEMPORARY, CLASSICAL AND AUDIOPHILE MUSIC


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Hi-Fi+ is Europe’s premier English-language high-end audio magazine. Whether it’s the latest in digital audio technology or the best turntable you’ve ever heard, Hi-Fi+ magazine is the ultimate audiophile authority.

Our goal is clear; to seek out the finest audio components money can buy. Music is the soundtrack to all our lives and we think that the better that soundtrack, sounds the more enriched our lives can be. A good audio system can open up new avenues of music that might surprise you. We don’t differentiate; it could be a classic valve amplifier or a state-of-the-art music server – if it sounds good, we want to know and we want to tell you about it. The difference between good sound and great sound lies in the details… and we are obsessive about detail.

We aren’t constrained by measurement or bogged down in stuffy old paradigms. We are relevant and a little bit irreverent. Hi-Fi+ features some of the best writers in the business, all passionate about making music sound as good as it possibly can. We seek out the finest audio components – and the latest and greatest music – and aren’t afraid of finding the best, whatever the cost.
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Informative, interesting choice of review product
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Very nice magazine, good reports, cover real nice. I enjoy hi-fi+ very much.
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