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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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Contents:

COMMENT
5 INCOMING

EQUIPMENT

13 ACUSTICA APPLICATA DAAD RANGE: room acoustic treatment
14 MAGICO S1: floorstanding loudspeakers
18 CARDAS EM5813 EAR SPEAKERS: in-ear monitors
22 AYON AUDIO CD-3S: valve CD player/DAC/preamp
28 VPI TRAVELER: turntable and tonearm system
32 KAISER KAWERO! CHIARA: standmount loudspeakers
38 ELECTROCOMPANIET ECD 2: digital to analogue convertor
42 KEF R900: floorstanding loudspeakers
48 PRO-JECT XTENSION 10 EVOLUTION: turntable and tonearm system
55 ASTELL & KERN AK120: portable high-resolution audio player
60 APEX HI-FI GLACIER: portable headphone amp and DAC
71 FONO ACUSTICS ARMONICO: audiophile USB cable

FEATURES
7 COMPETITION WINNERS: Are you one of the lucky 101?
8 ROOM ACOUSTICS: The best hi-fi upgrade ever!
72 MEET YOUR MAKER: Canor

MUSIC
79 DEMYSTIFYING MASTERING I: Simon Heyworth
86 CONTEMPORARY AUDIOPHILE AND CLASSICAL MUSIC
96 CLASSIC ALBUMS SUNDAYS: The Jimi Hendrix Experience Electric Ladyland

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68 SUBSCRIPTIONS
91 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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   Works fine for me Reviewed Saturday, November 24, 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.