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Hi-Fi+ Magazine

12 issues per year Write Review From $1.75 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.

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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Your views on all things audio
73 AMY LaVERE
The Memphis singer-songwriter on her new album – and you can win
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EQUIPMENT REVIEWS
10 VERTERE ACOUSTICS DG-1
turntable and arm combination
16 CH PRECISION A1.5
two-channel power amplifier
23 NAIM AUDIO NAIT XS 3
integrated amplifier
31 ENGSTRÖM ARNE
valve integrated amplifier
39 INNUOS PHOENIXUSB
USB reclocker
45 TOWNSHEND AUDIO ALLEGRI REFERENCE
autotransformer preamplifier
51 GOLD NOTE DS-10/PA-10
DAC/preamp/headphone amp with bridgeable stereo power amplifier
57 SYNTHESIS ROMA 14DC
CD player
63 PMC FACT.12 SIGNATURE
floorstanding loudspeakers
68 ZMF VÉRITÉ CLOSED
dynamic closed-back headphones

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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Hi-Fi+

I would like you to include some articles related to acoustics and/or hi fi gear instlation tips Reviewed June 24, 2020
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Hi-Fi+

Can I put a request in for you to review Larsen speakers 8 + 9 Reviewed June 20, 2020
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Hi-Fi+

It's a well-written magazine but it's too high end for me. And I spend a LOT on AV equipment. Reviewed April 28, 2020
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Hi-Fi+

Great magazine! Reviewed April 28, 2020
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Hi-Fi+

Informative, interesting choice of review product Reviewed April 1, 2020