Hi-fi

Hi-fi is a broad term used to describe most consumer audio equipment concerned with the reproduction and playback of music. Hi-fi comes in many forms, most predominantly all-in-one systems that play radio, CD and other sources through a pair of speakers, or in separate systems where CD, radio and amplifying components are sold separately, providing a superior sound and giving you the option to customise your system.

Product review: Mission LX1 Speakers

Product review: Mission LX1 Speakers

Mission delivers a compact speaker that’s full of character. Mission speakers have been around since before the dinosaurs roamed this great planet. Well, probably not quite that long but they’ve been around for as long as I can remember. We …read more

Product review: Naim Mu-so & Mu-so Qb

Product review: Naim Mu-so & Mu-so Qb

Naim – Go Deeper. British audio pioneers Naim Audio are world-renowned for products conceived, designed and engineered entirely in service of the sound, revealing a pure experience of music that is as close as possible to its original live source. …read more

Product review: Chord Qutest DAC

Product review: Chord Qutest DAC

A deep dive into Chord’s latest standalone DAC. First impressions The packaging gives an idea of the quality to come. The Qutest comes in the top of a robust box, and below is a drawer containing the accessories. Despite its …read more

Brand introduction: Focal

Brand introduction: Focal

Focal strive to create sound equipment that honours the artist’s musical intentions and empowers the listener to feel a new dimension of music – Listen Beyond. Based in St. Etienne in France, Focal have been creating benchmark acoustic equipment since …read more

Sound & Vision 2018 – The Bristol Show

Sound & Vision 2018 – The Bristol Show

If there’s one thing to wrestle us from the humdrum of the post-Christmas season, it’s the annual Bristol Sound & Vision Show. Held in the Marriott Hotel in the city centre, the Sound & Vision Show is now in its …read more

Product review: TEAC TN350 Turntable

Product review: TEAC TN350 Turntable

TEAC’s latest turntable the TN350 builds on an acclaimed platform and aims to get the most from your record collection. Music is designed to be heard, enjoyed and to create an escape. Those under the illusion you need thousands of …read more

Product review: Monitor Audio Monitor series

Product review: Monitor Audio Monitor series

Monitor Audio’s new Monitor series aims to deliver true hi-fi sound to any budget. Monitor Audio are a brand usually associated with a more high-end speaker market and understandably so, with some of the Platinum series coming in close to …read more

Product review: Dali Alteco C1 Surround Speakers

Product review: Dali Alteco C1 Surround Speakers

The critically-acclaimed Danish loudspeaker makers deliver a speaker built to deliver delicate Atmos sounds. When people talk about having a home cinema or surround sound system at home, they are likely to be speaking about a 5.1 system. Sure the …read more