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
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3 In This Month's Issue...
Editorial By Noel Keywood
7 News: Words from the front...
21 Competition: Your chance to win a pair of WD KEL84
amplifier in this month's competition.
31 Mail: Seven pages of your views and opinions.
40 Subscriptions: Ensure your copy every month and save
61 World standards: Updated guide to the latest and greatest
hi-fi hardware on sale.
68 Audiophile CD: Paul Rigby rounds up the latest releases.
75, 77, 79, Opinion: The team get to grips with matters
music, hi-fi and life!
18 Tannoy Revolution DC6T SE: Jon Myles listens to a new,
46 Akkus v1 Bookshelf: Paul Rigby auditions a stand mount
loudspeaker with bass.
12 Icon Audio mb845 MKIIm Signature: Noel Keywood enjoys one
the best amplifiers around, in its latest form.
52 Moon 810lp: Noel Keywood and Rafael Todes on an £8k+
phono stage from Canada.
81 Onkyo TX-NR818 Surround Sound Receiver: Martin Pipe
enjoys a complex but impressive AV receiver.
22 Motorola Xoom 2: Paul Rigby and Noel Keywood look at a
tablet with audio pretensions.
28 Arcam R Link DAC: Jon Myles listens to a lovely little
39 Tivoli Model One BT: Paul Rigby tunes in a Bluetooth
equipped vhf radio.
42 Epiphany E-DAC: Paul Rigby auditions a tiny DAC.
51 Bayan 3 iPod Doc: Paul Rigby checks out the latest iPod
27 Mains cable r us – no.11, Asylum, Ultimate, mains
cables :Paul Rigby listens to a brace of mains cables.
56 Jumble Of Joy: Martin Pipe scours an audio jumble for old
classics -- and finds them!
70 Olde Worlde Philips 9710M: Haden Boardman explains what
lies behind this full range drive unit.
109 Oyaide HPC-62HD cable/epiphany Atratus cable: Paul Rigby
loves his cables and auditions some good ones here.
86 News: Paul Rigby has all the latest and greatest vinyl
releases for you
89 Inspire Vivid LP12 turntable + Ortofon TA-110 Arm: Rafael
Todes spins an interesting combo from inspire, Linn LP12 with 13in Ortofon
93 Classic Cut: Paul Rigby on merle haggard, ‘the troubador'.
95 Avid Pellar: Paul Rigby auditions the latest budget phono
stage from avid.
99 Sonik Sirclesme 3009 Upgrade: Tony Bolton tries an
upgraded classic arm.
106 Classifieds: Two pages of second-hand bargains.
110 Dial-a-Dealer: A comprehensive guide to UK hi-fi
112 Next Month: What we hope to bring you in the next
113 Advertisers’ Index
114 Classic Cuts: Paul Rigby spins Frank Zappa's Hot
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