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March 2015 issue on sale Thursday

Welcome to the March 2015 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...

This month's group test looks at six Bluetooth headphones models to see how they live up to the wireless hype. Most of us already have access to an almost universal wireless audio option incorporated into practically every smart device that's used to access cloud-based and wi-fi-networked music – we talk, of course, of the ubiquitous short-range cable-free connection called Bluetooth. Alongside the aptX codec this wireless tech is also appearing on home hi-fi and can deliver near-CD quality levels. But it really comes into its own on the move, and we can't think of a greater desire to be wire free than when wearing a pair of headphones. With this in mind we have picked six Bluetooth models to find the best for wireless listening.

Also in this issue we go In-depth with NAD's superb C 510 Direct Digital DAC/preamp. Plus, we listen to Wharfedale's luxury sounding but affordable Diamond 230 floorstanders, exaSound's e22 DAC/headphone amp and we visit Las Vegas in our CES Show Report.

What's more, our Insider feature gets you inside the hi-fi industry scene while our expanded music section covers all the latest releases to show off your system as well as the record labels behind the music. Plus our five-page Letters section answers your cries for hi-fi help. To get involved write to us at

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Lee Dunkley, Editor


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Hi-Fi Choice magazine has been at the forefront of audiophile journalism for over thirty five years. 

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

Our philosophy is based around in-depth reviews by some of the UK's leading hi-fi journalists. Central to this is our Blind-Listening Group Test where panels of industry members listen to products unsighted 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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