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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 dCS VIVALDI (PART ONE): unsampler and master clock
20 TRIANGLE SIGNATURE DELTA: floorstanding loudspeaker
28 ELAC BS 312: standmount loudspeaker
32 KRELL CONNECT: UpnP digital network streamer
38 RAIDHO D-1: standmount loudspeaker
45 VPI HW-16.5: record cleaning machine
45 FURUTECH DSTAT II AND DMAG: anti-static and magnetic treatment
51 V-MODA VAMP VERZA: portable DAC/headphone amp
56 BURSON CONDUCTOR/TIMEKEEPER: DAC/h’phone pre and power amp
62 AURALIC TAURUS MKII: Headphone amplifier/preamplifier
72 REL HABITAT 1: wall-mounted active subwoofer

FEATURES
6 NATIONAL AUDIO SHOW 2013: A new direction for UK hi-fi?
79 MEET YOUR MAKER: ELAC Electroacustic

MUSIC
86 CONTEMPORARY AUDIOPHILE AND CLASSICAL MUSIC
96 CLASSIC ALBUMS SUNDAYS: Roxy Music Avalon

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68 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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   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.