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Hi-Fi News Magazine

13 issues per year Write Review From $3.61 per issue Every issue, Hi-Fi News delivers uniquely in-depth reviews of high-end audio equipment, including the best in vinyl replay and iconic vintage gear from the early days of audio. It is essential reading for all music enthusiasts.

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Hi-Fi News  |  December 2013  

As enthusiasts we always want the inside track on the ‘next big thing’, that rare new amplifier or USB DAC only seen at hi-fi shows but never independently reviewed. That’s where Hi-Fi News steps in, as with Linn’s five-way Akubarik floorstanders [p26] and the fabulously esoteric ‘Ultimate Signature’ version of Metronome’s Kalista CD transport and Nausicaa USB DAC – our cover star this month and reviewed in detail on p20.

The law of diminishing returns bites especially deeply at these stratospheric prices which is why we typically ‘ground’ ourselves with rather more affordable, real world equipment for our group tests. The range of phono stages tested from p43 is illustrative of the diversity and sheer quality of what’s on offer without breaking the enthusiast’s bank. In addition, we are now celebrating hi-fi’s more attainable heroes every month with a full, three-page Hi-Fi News review. Our new section, Budget Esoterica, turns the spotlight on affordable products that will build into some very fi ne audio systems indeed. The search begins on p62.

Paul Miller - Editor
Every issue, Hi-Fi News delivers uniquely in-depth reviews of high-end audio equipment, including the best in vinyl replay and iconic vintage gear from the early days of audio. It is essential reading for all music enthusiasts.
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5 Customer Reviews
   Hi-Fi News Reviewed February 24, 2020 SUBSCRIBER
   Hi-Fi News Reviewed February 11, 2020 SUBSCRIBER
the only hifi/music magazine i subscribe. also have all the printed copies from early 90's till 2017
   Hi-Fi News Reviewed February 10, 2020 SUBSCRIBER
Would love to read about - how to setup room, speakers, vibrations management, power management. How to listen, what to listen for? Semantics of words like bright, full sounding etc
   Great Reviewed November 25, 2012
Best hifi mag by a long shot. Buy this every month. Looks great on my iPad also
   Best Hi-Fi magazine! Reviewed November 24, 2012
Perfect with new interface.

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