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Integrated amplifiers

Peachtree Audio iDecco - £1,000

Peachtree Audio iDecco - £1,000

Peachtree Audio's next-gen iDecco offers an amp, multi-input DAC, head amp and iPod dock all for &p...

Jolida JD1501BRC - £1,050

Jolida JD1501BRC - £1,050

Question: when's a tube amplifier not a tube amplifier? Answer: when it's also solid-state. David Pr...

Canor TP106VR+ - £3,950

Canor TP106VR+ - £3,950

The TP106VR+ is the flagship integrated in a new range of valve products from Slovakian brand Canor....

Icon Stereo 20PP - £500

Icon Stereo 20PP - £500

Icon Audio has taken its cue from the Leak Stereo 20 for its latest entry into the budget valve mark...

Creek Evolution 2 - £680

Creek Evolution 2 - £680

This Creek amp claims a variety of technical improvements over the original. Richard Black investiga...

Outboard DACs

NAD DAC 1 £300

NAD DAC 1 £300

NAD's new £300 DAC connects both wirelessly and effortlessly. But, asks Richard Black, how doe...

TEAC UD-H01 - £300

TEAC UD-H01 - £300

TEAC's latest 'Reference Series' DAC is more than just a pretty box, says Richard Black, it's also a...

Deltec PDM3- £2,650

Deltec PDM3- £2,650

Deltec was one of the first to make a standalone DAC and now its back in the fray, Jason Kennedy fin...

Pro-Ject DAC Box - £140

Pro-Ject DAC Box - £140

Pro-Ject's £140 DAC Box is a no-brainer for anyone playing music from a computer, says HFC's t...

Cyrus DAC X+ - £1,550

Cyrus DAC X+ - £1,550

Plenty of inputs, but no USB - and is the sound starting to show its age, too?

Network Media Players

Denon, DNP 720AE - £300

Denon, DNP 720AE - £300

Denon has entered the network audio player market with an inexpensive, iPod-friendly player. Malcolm...

Olive O6 HD - £4,600

Olive O6 HD - £4,600

Olive's new flagship hard-disk player brings huge storage and simple ease of use to the masses. Malc...

Naim ND5 XS - £1,995

Naim ND5 XS - £1,995

Naim introduces its 'entry-level' network audio player, but there is nothing 'entry-level', however,...

Cambridge Audio NP30 - £400

Cambridge Audio NP30 - £400

Small and attractively priced, but have corners been cut on performance?

Cyrus Stream X - £1,400

Cyrus Stream X - £1,400

The digital-only output may restrict the appeal, but Cyrus's latest has some nice features to it

CD / SACD / DVD / BD players

Audiolab 8200CDQ - £950

Audiolab 8200CDQ - £950

Richard Black tests the preamp-equipped 8200CDQ player/DAC from Audiolab, and finds himself falling ...

Raysonic CD128S - £1,850

Raysonic CD128S - £1,850

How many features can you cram onto a CD player? Raysonic's latest appears to have all the bases cov...

Ayon CD-07 CD player - £1,890

Ayon CD-07 CD player - £1,890

Can this substantial valve output CD player mix it with the hardcore contenders? Jason Kennedy finds...

Shanling CDT-2000 - £1,595

Shanling CDT-2000 - £1,595

Jimmy Hughes believes Shanling's latest CD player gets closer to SACD performance levels than anythi...

Audiolab 8200CD - £700

Audiolab 8200CD - £700

Audiolab's superb 8200CD gets new filter options and internal upgrades: Richard Black reckons its va...

Loudspeakers

Audiosmile Kensai - £1,503

Audiosmile Kensai - £1,503

Channa Vithana enjoys the musical delights of AudioSmile's diminutive Kensai standmount loudspeaker....

Castle Richmond Anniversary - £580

Castle Richmond Anniversary - £580

Castle's special Anniversary version of the Richmond promises more than previous incarnations, says ...

Guru QM10 Two - £1,795

Guru QM10 Two - £1,795

Guru's original QM10 was a true music maker, but never the greatest all-rounder. With this in mind,...

Acoustic Energy, Reference 1 - £1,500

Acoustic Energy, Reference 1 - £1,500

Massive construction is just one of the key features that singles out Acoustic Energy's Reference 1,...

PMC, Twenty.23 - £2,095

PMC, Twenty.23 - £2,095

PMC's new twenty series applies some of the lessons learned while developing the upmarket fact model...

Turntables / Arms / Cartridges

Michell Engineering GyroDec SE - £1,808

Michell Engineering GyroDec SE - £1,808

Full spring suspension and a competitive performance makes the Michell a strong contender

Clearaudio Performance SE - £2,405

Clearaudio Performance SE - £2,405

his turntable's simplicity belies some refined engineering technology and a performance to match

Inspire Eclipse SE V2 - £2,689

Inspire Eclipse SE V2 - £2,689

Combine this turntable's presentation attributes with SME's M2 arm and you have a fine piece of aud...

Michell Orbe SE - £3,150

Michell Orbe SE - £3,150

The Orbe SE incorporates the latest Gen 2 power supply, resulting in fine dynamics and a full-scale...

Pro-Ject RPM10.1 - £2,000

Pro-Ject RPM10.1 - £2,000

Despite its low price, the RPM10.1 has more features than most, including a carbon-fibre tonearm

All-in-one Systems

Aura Note Premier -  £1,495

Aura Note Premier - £1,495

With computer audio via USB, plus recording radio to MP3, this is a beautiful yet flexible package

Cyrus Streamline £1,600

Cyrus Streamline £1,600

Well equipped for the brave new world of streamed music and other digital sources

Myryad Mi -  £1,295

Myryad Mi - £1,295

Super user interface, neat packaging and great sound make this the star of the show

Arcam Solo Neo -  £1,400

Arcam Solo Neo - £1,400

Highly specified, with full streaming capabilities, the Neo is the latest in Arcam's popular Solo ...

Meridian Audio Core 200 & DSP3200 - £5,250

Meridian Audio Core 200 & DSP3200 - £5,250

This system is the most affordable route into the exclusive Meridian club. Jason Kennedy looks at th...

Pre/power amplifiers

Densen B-200/B-310 £2,850

Densen B-200/B-310 £2,850

Densen plays it cool, Scandinavian style, though very flexibly - but does the sound quite match?

Quad Elite Pre/Mono - £2,150

Quad Elite Pre/Mono - £2,150

Quad's new Elite series may appeal strongly on visuals and simplicity, but we found lots to like son...

Rotel RC-1580/RB-1582 - £2,095

Rotel RC-1580/RB-1582 - £2,095

Lots of power, lots of features - but also plenty of good quality sound to get worked up about

Onkyo P3000R/M5000R - £4,500

Onkyo P3000R/M5000R - £4,500

Get ready - Onkyo is back in 'serious' hi-fi after a 20-year gap and HFC's Ed Selley reckons this ...

Cayin SP-30S/SP-40M - £1,706/£1,640

Cayin SP-30S/SP-40M - £1,706/£1,640

Jimmy Hughes auditions newcomer Cayin and its retro-inspired pre/power that's giving the high- end e...

Phono preamplifiers

Creek Wyndsor	Phono - £1,500

Creek Wyndsor Phono - £1,500

Creek has upped the ante with its first no compromise phono stage, Jason Kennedy puts the new Wyndso...

Primare R32 - £850

Primare R32 - £850

Primare's beautifully built, full-width phono stage is the perfect partner for serious vinyl systems...

Dynavector P-75 MkII - £595

Dynavector P-75 MkII - £595

Can a humble cartridge-maker craft the perfect phono stage? Dynavector's radical P-75 looks to invig...

Linn Uphorik - £1,850

Linn Uphorik - £1,850

In this exclusive review Jimmy Hughes looks at Linn's new 'universal' phono stage and discovers a mu...

Cables and Accessories

Musical Fidelity M1 HPA - £400

Musical Fidelity M1 HPA - £400

Jimmy Hughes looks at the latest solution for audiophile-quality sound from headphones - Musical Fid...

Grado PS500 - £700

Grado PS500 - £700

Straight from Brooklyn, New York, comes the brand new Grado PS500 headphone. Richard Black lives the...

Isotek Evo 3 Solus -  £595

Isotek Evo 3 Solus - £595

Want clean mains to power your hi-fi ? IsoTek's range of passive mains conditioners promises you all...

Cambridge iD100 - £150

Cambridge iD100 - £150

Cambridge Audio delivers pure digital audio from iPods, iPhones and now the iPad through the new iD1...

Audio Technica ATH-ES10 - £399

Audio Technica ATH-ES10 - £399

Richard Black finds the new Audio-Technica ATH-ES10 small enough for music on the move and big enoug...

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