Hi-Fi World June 2015
Hi-Fi World is an independently owned and run specialist hi-fi magazine, started by Noel Keywood, a highly respected technical journalist of thirty five years standing. Dedicated to equipment of all types, the emphasis is on 'affordable audiophile' kit which doesn't have to be expensive, but has to perform. Our readership is worldwide and diverse in nature, but all share a passion for music and the desire to hear it as enjoyably as possible. Run by enthusiasts for enthusiasts, our commitment shows in everything from the rigorous technical measurements we undertake on almost every product reviewed to the weird and wonderful editorial mix. No product is too small or obscure; old and new, budget or high end, if it's great then
Hi-Fi World will say so!
3 In This Month's Issue...
David Lord On LP Playback Plus A Beginners Guide to Digital
Article By Noel Keywood
7 News: Words from the world...
31 Competition: Your chance to win a creek evolution 100a amplifier worth £1499.
32 Subscriptions: Ensure your copy every month and save money too!
34 Mail: Seven pages of your views, wonderful as always...
64 Audiophile Vinyl: Paul Rigby rounds up the latest audiophile vinyl releases.
67, 69, 71 & 73 Opinion: The team get to grips with matters music, hi-fi and life!
20 Blue Aura X40 Bluetooth Loudspeaker
Blue Aura's slimline floorstanding Bluetooth loudspeakers are a class act, says Jon Myles.
51 The Boomer Bluetooth Stereo Speaker
Jon Myles gets out and about with the boomer – a new portable Bluetooth loudspeaker.
77 Neat SX3 Loudspeakers
Neat's small standmount 'speakers put a smile on the face of Jon Myles.
15 Leema Elements CD Player
A no-nonsense CD player from Leema to get your system singing, says Jon Myles.
28 Sony NWZ-A15 Digital Music
Sony's new NWZ-A15 digital music player - Noel Keywood sees whether it lives up to its promise.
10 PrimaLuna Dialogue Premium HP Amplifier
Jon Myles lights up the room with PrimaLuna's latest valve integrated.
42 Teac AI-301DA Amplifier
Teac's latest amplifier/DAC comes equipped with Bluetooth, high-resolution and DSD playback. Martin pipe takes a listen.
22 Stereo Sauce
Noel Keywood tries out a software programme to manipulate your audio in intriguing ways.
47 Wigwam Show
Noel Keywood rounds up the best systems from the annual wigwam show in Melton
57 Re-Discover Your Music
Jon Myles explains how home streaming can help you rediscover your music collection.
53 Thorens TD125 Turntable
Martin pipe takes a look back at a classic Thorens turntable.
80 News: All the latest and greatest vinyl releases for you, from the pen of Paul Rigby.
82 Inspire roksan Xerxes Turntable
Inspire take a great Roksan turntable - and make it even better! Noel Keywood explains how.
86 Schiit Mani Phono Stage
Paul Rigby listens to a new budget phono stage from Germany.
90 Balanced Cartridges
David lord explains the advantages of balanced cartridges.
19 Tellurium Q Ultra Silver Loudspeaker Cables
Jon Myles is impressed by Tellurium Q's latest loudspeaker cables.
75 ADL H128 Headphones
Jon Myles dons ADL's latest headphones for a thorough work-out.
88 Dial-A-Dealer: A comprehensive guide to UK hi-fi retailers.
94 Classifieds: Two pages of second-hand bargains.
96 Next Month: What we hope to bring you in the next sizzling issue...
97 Advertisers' Index
98 Classic Cuts: Paul Rigby looks back at
T. Rex's classic electric warrior.
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