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Hi-Fi+ Magazine Hi-Fi+ Issue 111 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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Contents:

COMMENT
5 INCOMING: Your views and opinions
7 POSTCARDS FROM BRIGHTON: Two new audio shows hit the South Coast seafront

EQUIPMENT

12 MIZIK DVIN, DSTREAM, DPLAY: phono stage, streamer, and DAC/pre
19 CHORD ELECTRONICS HUGO: portable DAC/headphone amplifier
29 AUDIOVECTOR SI 3 SIGNATURE DISCREET: wireless active loudspeaker system
34 TUNE AUDIO PRIME: floorstanding horn loudspeakers
40 PURIST AUDIO PROTEUS PROVECTUS: fluid-damped interconnect cables
45 OPPO 105D AUDIOCOM SIGNATURE: universal Blu-ray player
51 ELAC AIR-X 403: wireless active loudspeaker system
57 AURALiC TAURUS PRE: preamplifier/headphone amplifier
65 CRYSTAL CABLE DREAMLINE PLUS: complete cable system
71 MERRILL-WILLIAMS R.E.A.L. 101: turntable
77 AUDIOQUEST DRAGONFLY 1.2: portable DAC/headphone amplifier
80 HIGH FIDELITY CABLES CT-1 AND CT-1E: interconnect cables

MUSIC
82 MUSIC INTERVIEW: Mike Oldfield
86 CONTEMPORARY AUDIOPHILE AND CLASSICAL MUSIC
96 CLASSIC ALBUMS SUNDAYS: The Cure Disintegration

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88 SUBSCRIPTIONS
85 ADVERTISER INDEX
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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Love the magazine for its well written reviews of equipment and music. Reviewed 28 September 2020
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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

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