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Hi-Fi World     September 2022

 

Hi-Fi World September 2022

 

    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!

 

Regulars
3 From The Editor: Gear Reviews And Letters From You
Hi-Fi World tells you why we love music.
Editorial By Noel Keywood.

 

7 News
Words from the world...

 

17 Competition 
Your chance to win a pair of Mission QX-2 MKII
loudspeakers worth 399.

 

24 Mail
Six pages of your views, wonderful as always....

 

30 Subscriptions
Ensure your copy every month and save money too!

 

Loudspeakers
10 Q Acoustics Concept 30 Loudspeakers
A pair of high quality stand mounters from
venerable Q Acoustics.
Noel Keywood listens....

 

Amplification
18 HiFi Rose RA180 Amplifier
An extraordinary steam-punk styled amplifier
Reviewed by Noel Keywood

 

36 Connected Fidelity AC-2K Balanced Power Supply
Balance your mains supply to the hi-fi with this
cryogenically treated transformer.
Noel Keywood enjoys the result.

 

Hi-Fi World September 2022

 

Cables
58 QED XT3 Power Cable
Martin pipe listens to a new, affordable power cable.

 

Features
32 North West Audio Show
Hi-Fi World heads North to Cheshire for
the popular North West Audio Show.

 

Olde Worlde
46 Olde Worlde
Martin Pipe rescues a Sony TC-186SD cassette
deck to look closely at 1970s cassette deck technology.

 

Vinyl
62 News 
All the latest and greatest vinyl releases
for you, from the pen of Paul Rigby.

 

64 Exposure VXN Phono Stage
A high quality discrete transistor phono stage gets 
close attention from John Pickford.

 

71 Audio Technica AT-LPW30 Turntable
Noel Keywood spins LPs using a budget turntable
from Audio Technica.

 

77 Audiophile Books
Three books: ready steady go; buying into
Britpop; Shindig!
Reviewed by Paul Rigby.

 

And More...
40 World Standards
Updated guide to the latest and greatest
hi-fi hardware on sale.

 

51, 53, 55, And 57 Opinion
The team get to grips with matters music,
hi-fi and life!

 

60 Audiophile Vinyl
Paul Rigby rounds up the latest audiophile
vinyl releases.

 

78 Dial-A-Dealer
A comprehensive guide to UK hi-fi retailers.

 

79 Classifieds
Second-hand bargains.

 

80 Next Month
What we hope to bring you in the next
sizzling issue...

 

81 Advertisers' Index

 

82 Classic Cuts
White Plains album White Plains
Reviewed by Paul Rigby

 

 

 


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