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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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Hi-Fi+  |  Hi-Fi+ Issue 138  


CONTENTS
Comment
4 INCOMING!
Your views on all things audio
8 THE NORTH WEST AUDIO SHOW 2016
Now across two locations, the friendly show up North
92 MEET YOUR MAKER
Bob Stuart of MQA and Morten Lindberg of 2L
101 MEET YOUR DEALER
brianandtrevors

Equipment+
12 MOON NEO ACE
integrated streaming amplifier
20 ENIGMAcoustics DHARMA D1000
hybrid dynamic/electrostatic headphones
22 ELECTROCOMPANIET EC LIVING TANA SL-1/TANA L-1
streaming active loudspeaker/slave
28 DYNAUDIO EMIT 20
standmount loudspeakers
34 SONUS FABER VENERE S
floorstanding loudspeakers
38 OPPO DIGITAL PM-3
closed-back planar magnetic headphones
43 ROSSO FIORENTINO CERTALDO
floorstanding loudspeakers
49 AUDIOQUEST DRAGONFLY RED/BLACK
portable digital to analogue converters
55 AVI DM10/10” SUB
active loudspeaker/subwoofer system
63 PRO-JECT DEBUT CARBON ESPRIT SB
turntable, arm, and cartridge
69 GOLDENEAR TRITON FIVE
floorstanding loudspeaker
75 CHORD ELECTRONICS HUGO TT
DAC/headphone amplifier
81 BEYOND FRONTIERS AUDIO TULIP SRPP
integrated amplifier
87 CRO AUDIO TURNTABLE ACCESSORIES
record weight and mat

Music
109 CONTEMPORARY, AUDIOPHILE, AND CLASSICAL MUSIC

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76 COMPETITION
Win! A pair of superb Riva S Bluetooth speakers worth £199 each!
90 SUBSCRIPTIONS
94 COMPETITION
Win! The excellent Sennheiser HD 800S worth £1,199.99!!
108 ADVERTISER INDEX
112 NEXT MONTH
Find out what’s happening next month!
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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   Works fine for me Reviewed 24 November 2012
I'm running I C S on a Galaxy Tab2 and this ap runs without any problems. It's useful for seeing whats in the current issue for those who don't have a subscription. I'd like to see a bit more of the content in the preview and less adds.