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Hi-Fi+ Magazine Hi-Fi+ Issue 112 Back Issue

View Reviews   |   Write Review Only £2.99 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 views and opinions
7 ACOUSTICA SHOW: The friendly little show from the North of England

EQUIPMENT

12 USHER Be20 DMD DANCER: floorstanding loudspeaker
17 ELECTROCOMPANIET ECM 2: media server
22 DEVIALET 240/250: intergrated amplifier/DAC
29 iFi NANO iCAN: portable headphone amplifier
32 iFi NANO iDSD: portable DAC/headphone amplifier
38 ISOTEK EVO3 ELITE: power cord
42 CONRAD-JOHNSON MF2550SE: solid-state power amplifier
48 REL S/3: active subwoofer
51 QUAD ESL 2812: electrostatic loudspeaker
58 STAX SR-009/SRM-007tll ‘KIMIK’: electrostatic headphone/energiser
65 LINN AKUBARIK: active floorstanding loudspeakers
71 WESTONE W10: universal fit earphones
81 NORDOST VALHALLA 2: cable system
92 FOCAL ARIA 926: floorstanding loudspeaker

MUSIC
98 CONTEMPORARY AUDIOPHILE AND CLASSICAL MUSIC
104 CLASSIC ALBUMS SUNDAYS: Manuel Göttsching E2-E4

COMPETITION
79 FINAL AUDIO DESIGN PANDORA VI: top headphones worth £700 must be won!
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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Well, over the (many) years as an Audiophile, I have read (many) Audiophile magazines...My first impressions of Hi-Fi+ came from reading a printed issue (unfortunately, landed to someone who should have sent it back to me but didn't), but that issue whetted my appetite, so I paid for the digital edition. Great reviews, of important products, well-written....very satisfied. Will re-activate my subscription when it expires (in two month's time). Thanks a lot! Reviewed 17 January 2021
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Hi-Fi+

Excellent magazine, well written articles, technically accurate, informative and entertaining. Reviewed 17 January 2021
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Hi-Fi+

Love the magazine for its well written reviews of equipment and music. Reviewed 28 September 2020
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Hi-Fi+

always excellent Reviewed 02 September 2020
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Hi-Fi+

For me, HiFi + is the benchmark magazine for UK AND international high-fidelity.

A must-see magazine.
Reviewed 15 August 2020