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Crosley C20 Review

Pros Superbly well-rounded sound Looks gorgeous Good value Cons Not the easiest for changing speed Key Features Belt-driven S-shaped aluminium tonearm Ortofon OM10 moving-magnet cartridge

Top 20 Best Stereo Receivers of 2017

In this review we feature the best stereo receivers for serious audiophiles and those who want to take their music listening experience to the next

Ruark Audio R7 Mk3 Review

Pros  High-fidelity sound from a single box  A beautiful piece of furniture  Tons of sources and connections  Optional TV mount turns it into a great

Sky Soundbox review

“Is it a soundbar? Is it a speaker? No, it’s a Soundbox!” And a Soundbox actually appears to be a cross between the two. “Does

Pro-Ject Debut Carbon review

OUR VERDICT The Pro-Ject Debut Carbon is the perfect starter turntable for audiophiles. It’s easy to setup and use, and lets you upgrade parts over

Roberts Radio RT100 Review

Pros Auto-start and push-button speed change Sounds great with the pre-amp bypassed Classy looks for the price Easily upgraded Cons Phono stage lets it down

Technics SL-1200GR/SL-1210GR Review

Pros Unparalleled timing and grip Seismic bass Fantastic build quality Incredibly versatile Cons High asking price Slight lack of resolution Key Features Review Price: £1299.00/$1948.50

JBL K2 S9900 review

Verdict JBL’s K2 S9900s are a fantastic pair of speakers that deliver a spellbinding combination of dynamics, insight and finesse. Retro appearance may not suit

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Whether you’re buying a laptop at the store or configuring one to order online, you need the best possible storage drive. Getting a speedy Solid-State

Ruark Audio R7 Mk3 hands-on

Key Features Review Price: £2200.00/$3300.00 CD player DAB/DAB+/FM radio Wi-Fi DLNA streaming Bluetooth aptX HD 2 x 140mm dual-concentric drivers, 1 x 200mm active subwoofer

Convert Technologies Plato Class A review

What is Convert Technology’s Plato Class A? Answer: it’s a wonderfully versatile single box solution for those that want to play music (and, to a

Elipson Alpha 100 RIAA BT Review

Pros Reliable wireless connection Solid, detailed mid-range Good treble resolution Almost completely plug-and-play Cons Not the most dynamic Too plasticky for the price Phono stage

KEF LS50 Wireless review

When someone says the words ‘hi-fi system’, what do you think of? If you’re anything like us, you’ve just pictured a separates combination made up

SME Model 15A review

SME has quite some pedigree. It was founded in 1946 and originally known as the Scale Model Equipment Company. As the name implies, the company

Rega RX5 review

The Rega brand has been built on four decade’s worth of class-leading turntables, and in recent years, a series of highly accomplished amplifiers. The company

Audio Technica AT-LP3 review

The recent popularity of suitcase turntables with fully automatic functionality has reduced the record player to a toy, a retro trinket. They appear to cater

Arcam rPhono review

Phono stages have one of the hardest jobs to do in hi-fi. They have to amplify the tiny signal put out by the cartridge by

Linn Majik LP12 Turntable Review : Historical curio or living legend?

Pros Exceptionally engaging and beguilling sound Endlessly upgradeable Beautifully made Cons Totally dependent on a decent setup Only plays 45rpm via adaptor Clunky power switch

Linn Klimax LP12 review

The Linn LP12 was introduced in 1973. This unassuming belt-driven turntable took a while to gain traction, but by the ’80s it had become the

Luxman EQ-500 review

Phono stages aren’t the most glamorous item in a hi-fi chain. But if you want to hear your cherished record player at its best, a

The best 15 turntables of What Hi-Fi?’s lifetime

Our celebration of Record Store Day means we get to pay homage to the 15 best turntables What Hi-Fi? has spun in its four decades.

Clearaudio Concept MM V2 review

Clearaudio is an established German company that makes a range of turntables, arms and cartridges that includes some extremely exotic examples. The flagship Statement turntable is

Pro-Ject VT-E review

PROS Conversation piece Decent mid-range detail Simple speed change CONS Feels flimsy and unstable Bit of a faff to operate Limited cart upgrade options Lean,

Roth VA4 review

With more people buying vinyl each year, there’s a greater number of turntables being bought (or dusted off) and plugged in. If you’re in the

Elipson Omega 100 RIAA BT review

While much of the rest of the world appears to be regressing to the rather unsavoury ideologies of a century or two ago, it is

Technics SL-1200GR Hands on Review

The launch of a new Technics SL1200GR turntable at CES 2017 created a stir of seismic proportions, and we were the first in the queue

McIntosh MT5 review

Few high-end companies can boast a heritage like the McIntosh brand. It’s easily one of the oldest around, founded in Maryland, USA in back in

Monitor Audio Platinum PL300 II review

We reviewed the first generation of Monitor Audio’s Platinum PL300s back in 2008. At that time, Monitor Audio didn’t have a reputation for high-end speakers,

Rogue Audio Cronus Magnum II review

Verdict The Cronus Magnum II offers a different blend of talents to the transistor-based class leaders, but is just as appealing For Robust and refined

Pro-Ject Elemental review

PROS Not just another boring rectangle Wonderfully warm, full sound Simple setup CONS No dust cover KEY FEATURES Belt-driven 8.5-inch tonearm Ortofon OM5e MM cartridge