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Hi-Fi+ Magazine

12 issues per year Write Review From £1.25 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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COMMENT
5 INCOMING: Your letters and email

EQUIPMENT
14 MAGICO S5: floorstanding loudspeaker
18 WILSON BENESCH VECTOR: floorstanding loudspeaker
23 TELLURIUM Q GRAPHITE/BLACK: speaker, interconnect/power cables
28 KRELL CIPHER: CD/SACD player
33 CHORD ELECTRONICS QBD76 HDSD: digital to analogue converter
38 PASS LABS XP-25: two-box phono preamplifier
43 APRIL MUSIC EXIMUS DP1: digital to analogue converter
49 ORIGIN LIVE ZEPHYR: turntable tonearm
53 TRILOGY 933: headphone amplifier
58 ANTHEM STATEMENT M1: mono power amplifier
65 MUSIC FIRST AUDIO BABY REFERENCE: passive magnetic line preamplifier
70 PSB M4U 2: active noise-cancelling headphones
77 FERGUSON HILL FH008: 2.1 channel system
80 ORITON BLACK BULLETS: cable resonance treatment

FEATURES
10 CAN JAM USA 2012: RMAF’s headphone bonanza

MUSIC
86 CONTEMPORARY, AUDIOPHILE AND CLASSICAL MUSIC
96 EVERY HOME SHOULD HAVE ONE SPECIAL: Leonard Cohen Studio Albums Box Set

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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+

This is a very informative journal Reviewed 05 August 2020
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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 24 June 2020
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Hi-Fi+

Can I put a request in for you to review Larsen speakers 8 + 9 Reviewed 20 June 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 28 April 2020
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Hi-Fi+

Great magazine! Reviewed 28 April 2020