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June 2016 issue

Welcome to the June 2016 issue of Hi-Fi Choice – the essential guide to getting the best possible sound from your hi-fi, whether you're buying, tuning or tweaking...

At the risk of sounding like a broken record in mentioning yet again just how back on track vinyl playback really is, confirmation of its popularity arrived in mid-April – if ever it were needed – when news broke that pre-orders for Technics’ highly anticipated limited edition Grand Class  SL-1200GAE turntable had sold out in Japan in just  30 minutes. The rebirth of the world’s most popular turntable among hi-fi fans and DJs alike is due to officially go on sale worldwide in June. But with a production run of just 1,200 models available (natch), the order books for  the limited edition £2,800 deck that celebrates the Japanese hi-fi brand’s 50th anniversary already look full, and the chance to be able to get your hands on one looks like it’s been and gone before anyone realised.

Keeping with the vinyl theme, another rebirth has taken place recently in the shape of our cover star and the return of the iconic Planar name to Rega’s latest mid-priced model three turntable. The name may have been around before, but the new Planar 3 is anything but a rehash. Read the full In-Depth review in this month's issue.

Lee Dunkley (Editor, Hi-Fi Choice)

Also in the June issue: 
Rega's revived Planar 3 turntable, Elac’s Debut F5 floorstanding speakers, plus legendary studio Abbey Road shares its remastering secrets and Dealer Visit heads to Oxford Audio


Group Test:
Six sub-£650 mini systems fight it out for best sound for small spaces with compact setups from Cambridge Audio, Marantz, Novafidelity, Revo, Ruark Audio and Sonoro...



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About Hi-Fi Choice

Hi-Fi Choice magazine has been at the forefront of audio equipment reviews and advice for 40 years. 

Our tagline, "passion for sound", reflects our desire to find the latest and greatest affordable audio products on the market today for the home and on the move...

Our philosophy is based around in-depth reviews by some of the UK's leading audio journalists. Central to this is our Blind Listening Group Test where panels of industry members listen to products without any knowledge of the brand or model on test for truly impartial thoughts, backed up by comprehensive test and measurement. carries many of our back reviews and helpful features, plus the latest news and information about the industry. and Hi-Fi Choice magazine are brought to you by AVTech Media Ltd., the UK's newest specialist audio and video media publishing group.

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