VOLUME 31 : NO. 9
JBL HDI-1600 stand-mount LOUDSPEAKERS18
A pair of hard Rock loudspeakers from JBL of the USA, complete with a horn treble unit, impress Noel Keywood.
HIFIMAN SUNDARA HEADPHONES24
Affordable planar-magnetic headphones from China impress Martin Pipe.
DEVIALET GEMINI WIFI EARBUDS 59
Chris Frankland listens to a pair of high quality ear buds from innovative French manufacturer Devialet.
CHORD ELECTRONICS 2YU BRIDGE36
A small bridge that turns their 2go streamer into a general purpose hi-res player, Noel Keywood finds. Reviewed here with their Qutest DAC.
MCINTOSH C8 PRE AMP & MC830 POWER AMPS10
A lavish valve preamplifier together with two powerful monoblock power amplifiers deliver power in big fashion finds Noel Keywood.
46COHERENT 6D GEN 2 PHONO CABLES
A superbly built, very expensive, RCA phono-plug terminated digital cable wows Martin Pipe.
Tips and tricks for judging hi-fi products in the showroom, or at home. Noel Keywood rounds up years of Hi-Fi World experience.
62SANYO Plus n55
Martin Pipe looks at a late-1970s tape noise reduction 'companding' system from Sanyo of Japan.
All the latest and greatest vinyl releases for you, from the pen of Paul Rigby.
68AUDIO RESEARCH PH9 PHONOSTAGE
A specialised, high-end Phono stage with valve power supply gets close coverage from Noel Keywood.
Al Stewert's Year of the Cat, reviewed by Paul Rigby.
77 AUDIOPHILE BOOK
Three books this month. Pegasus Epitaph about the band Love, Renegade Snares on Drum'n'Bass, and Attila The Stockbroker poems, lyrics and musings.
Words from the world...
Your chance to win a pair of Black Rhodium Waltz S loudspeaker cables worth £900.
Six pages of your views, wonderful as always...
Ensure your copy every month and save money too!
Paul Rigby rounds up the latest audiophile vinyl releases
The team get to grips with matters music, hi-fi and life!
A comprehensive guide to UK hi-fi retailers.
What we hope to bring you in the next sizzling issue...
Paul Rigby reviews Kaleidoscope from DJ Food.