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Integrated amplifiers

Vincent SV-500

Vincent SV-500

Vincent’s Powerline Series entry hybrid amplifier is an understated integrated with a show-stopping ...

Primare I15 Prisma

Primare I15 Prisma

This Class D integrated with DAC and network streaming is a thoroughly modern music maker

Arcam SA10

Arcam SA10

The latest addition to Arcam’s new HDA range is the SA10 amplifier. HFC finds out if it can score th...

Outboard DACs

iFi Audio xDSD

iFi Audio xDSD

HFC checks out a next-generation, portable DAC/headphone amplifier, but is it a challenger to Chord’...

Chord Electronics Hugo 2 DAC headphone amplifier

Chord Electronics Hugo 2 DAC headphone amplifier

HFC listens to Chord’s Hugo 2, which promises the world and pretty much delivers

World Exclusive Review: Audiolab M-DAC+

World Exclusive Review: Audiolab M-DAC+

Meet the new and updated version of Audiolab’s excellent digital-to-analogue converter

Network Media Players

Novafidelity X45

Novafidelity X45

As a maker of digital hubs with audiophile sensibilities, HFC gets to grips with Novafidelity’s late...

Auralic Aries G1

Auralic Aries G1

Hoping to capture a wider audience, Auralic unveils a lower-cost version of its impressive Aries G2 ...

Cambridge Audio CXN V2

Cambridge Audio CXN V2

Cambridge has made a few key operational adjustments to its mid-range network music player. HFC gets...

CD / SACD / DVD / BD players

Cyrus CD XT Signature - £1,750

Cyrus CD XT Signature - £1,750

For those looking for their best - and likely last - ever CD transport, Cyrus gives you its CD Xt Si...

Rega Saturn-R CD player/DAC - £1,580

Rega Saturn-R CD player/DAC - £1,580

Could we really be facing the final days of CD? If so, this could be the player to save the day reck...

Creek Evolution 50CD - £950

Creek Evolution 50CD - £950

The latest affordably priced Creek CD player is the Evolution 50CD. David Price thinks it chooses it...

Loudspeakers

Yamaha NS-5000

Yamaha NS-5000

Yamaha’s heavily retro-styled NS-5000 loudspeaker is a superb high-end loudspeaker with huge all-rou...

ELAC Debut B6.2

ELAC Debut B6.2

As Andrew Jones returns to sprinkle magic dust on ELAC’s Debut range, HFC checks out the 2.0 standmo...

Acoustic Energy AE309

Acoustic Energy AE309

Will this unassuming floorstander will continue to up the sonic ante for the popular mid-price secto...

Turntables / Arms / Cartridges

Pro-Ject Primary E

Pro-Ject Primary E

Setting an impressive standard for the entry-level, this plug-and-play deck is perfectly pitched. HF...

Jelco TK-950S

Jelco TK-950S

The latest tonearm from the Japanese specialist comes under the HFC spotlight

Pro-Ject Debut III  S Audiophile

Pro-Ject Debut III S Audiophile

As Pro-Ject continues to expand its most popular turntable range, HFC checks out the Debut III S Aud...

All-in-one Systems

Sonoro Meisterstück

Sonoro Meisterstück

Sonoro makes a pitch for your living room with this versatile music system for all your sources. HFC...

Cary Audio AiOS

Cary Audio AiOS

Cary Audio’s all-in-one system is an interesting take on a hi-fi credible style system, but does it ...

Tibo SIA75

Tibo SIA75

A promising amplifier with music streaming, HFC looks at what this compact integrated has to offer

Pre/power amplifiers

Leema Acoustics Hydra II Anniversary

Leema Acoustics Hydra II Anniversary

HFC discovers that balance is everything as he gets to grips with the latest incarnation of a powerh...

Oppo HA-1  - £1,099

Oppo HA-1 - £1,099

Ostensibly, Oppo's new HA-1 is designed to partner its superb PM-1 headphones, but it's so much more...

Parasound ZCD/ZPRE2/ZAMP - £400/£400/£350

Parasound ZCD/ZPRE2/ZAMP - £400/£400/£350

Parasound has launched its new Z Custom Series audio units designed for the home. Neville Roberts ch...

Phono preamplifiers

YBA Genesis PH1

YBA Genesis PH1

HFC can’t help but be impressed by the sound of silence offered by YBA’s flexible battery-powered ph...

Lindemann Limetree Phono

Lindemann Limetree Phono

Built to celebrate the company’s 25th anniversary, this compact phono stage is a gift in every sens...

Creek OBH-8mk2

Creek OBH-8mk2

Creek’s long-running line of phono preamps has a new addition. HFC is impressed as we put it through...

Cables and Accessories

IsoTek EVO3 Syncro Uni

IsoTek EVO3 Syncro Uni

Time to clean up your act and give your mains the scrub up your hi-fi deserves

KLE Innovations QFLOW7 USB cable

KLE Innovations QFLOW7 USB cable

Looking for a worthwhile USB cable for your digital files? Maybe it's time to go with the flow...

Master & Dynamic  MW07

Master & Dynamic MW07

It's time to ditch the wires as HFC sees how these stylish in-ears measure up

Streaming services

On-demand music

On-demand music

We listen to six of the top music streaming services to see which one hits the right note for audiop...

Latest Equipment

Yamaha NS-5000

Yamaha’s heavily retro-styled NS-5000 loudspeaker is a superb high-end loudspeaker with huge all-rou...

IsoTek EVO3 Syncro Uni

Time to clean up your act and give your mains the scrub up your hi-fi deserves

KLE Innovations QFLOW7 USB cable

Looking for a worthwhile USB cable for your digital files? Maybe it's time to go with the flow...

Master & Dynamic MW07

It's time to ditch the wires as HFC sees how these stylish in-ears measure up

Hi-Fi Racks Omnium8

With eight key feature to this design, chances are that this is a stand that will deliver


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