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Issue 103      September 2013

 

hi-fi+ Issue 103 September 2013

 

    hi-fi+ is a magazine that is serious about hi-fi. Our articles are intended to help you get the best from your system, rather than simply telling you to buy another one. Our reviews only cover product that we think is worthwhile. You can read more about that by looking at our reviews policy, but lets just say that our attitude to equipment is rather different, and we hope, much more informative. We haven't forgotten that hi-fi is supposed to be fun!

 

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Features
7 Competition Winners: Are you one of the lucky 101?

8 Room Acoustics: The best hi-fi upgrade ever!

72 Meet Your Maker: Cantor

 

Equipment
13 Acoustica 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

 

Music
79 Demystifying Mastering I: Simon Heyworth

86 Contemporary audiophile and classical music

96 Classic Albums Sunday: The Jimi Hendrix Experience Electric Ladyland

 

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91 Advertiser index

 

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