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Hi-Fi+ Magazine Hi-Fi+ Issue 162 Back Issue

12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $1.42 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
4 INCOMING!
Your views on all things audio
8 NORTH-WEST AUDIO SHOW
The friendliest audio show around!
94 MEET YOUR MAKER
Xuanqian Wang of AURALiC

EQUIPMENT+
16 TRIANGLE ESPRIT AUSTRALE EZ
floorstanding loudspeaker
22 Kii THREE
standmount active loudspeaker
29 SONUS FABER AMATI HOMAGE TRADITION
floorstanding loudspeaker
39 VIVID KAYA 45
floorstanding loudspeaker
47 FALCON ACOUSTICS LS3/5a
standmount loudspeaker
53 CHARTWELL SUB3
passive mono subwoofer
59 TOTEM ACOUSTIC SKY TOWER
floorstanding loudspeaker
65 MONITOR AUDIO STUDIO
standmount loudspeaker
70 KUZMA CAR-60
moving-coil cartridge
74 CLEER NEXT
headphones
79 SIMAUDIO MOON 600i V2 EVOLUTION SERIES
integrated amplifier
84 CAMPFIRE AUDIO COMET
universal-fit earphones
88 SHUNYATA RESEARCH DENALI D6000/T
power conditioning system



MUSIC
100 CONTEMPORARY 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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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 Sunday, January 17, 2021
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Hi-Fi+

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

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

always excellent Reviewed Wednesday, September 2, 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 Saturday, August 15, 2020