1. Audio interconnects (analogue)

    Audio interconnects (analogue)

    Atlas Element Integra Our Rating:  Best analogue interconnect Best analogue interconnect, Awards 2014. Ideal as a first upgrade, giving a glossy, subtle performance.

    Sun, 18 Aug 2013, 10:12am
  2. Best speaker stands 2015

    Best speaker stands 2015

    If you own bookshelf or standmount speakers, then mount them on a decent pair of speaker stands to ensure they perform at their best.

    Tue, 11 Aug 2015, 11:38am
  3. Speaker cables

    Speaker cables

    QED XT40 Our Rating:  Speaker cable Best speaker cable, Awards 2014. QED has come up trumps with the XT40, delivering a cable that's an exceptional performer and a natural upgrade from a beginner's cable.

    Fri, 18 Oct 2013, 10:11am
  4. Mains products

    Mains products

    Merlin Tarantula MK6 Our Rating:  Mains cable Best mains cable. A good upgrade for a hi-fi or AV system. Lindy 6-way Our Rating:  Mains conditioner For just £40, this conditioner is a no-brainer and a bona fide system booster.

    Wed, 16 Feb 2011, 11:30pm
  5. Best phono preamps 2015

    Best phono preamps 2015

    If your amplifier doesn't have a built-in phono stage to boost the signal from a turntable, then you'll need one of these – a dedicated phono preamp – to do the job for you.

    Tue, 25 Aug 2015, 02:52pm
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  7. Best hi-fi and AV racks 2015

    Best hi-fi and AV racks 2015

    Ensuring your hi-fi and home cinema kit gets the support it deserves is important: it will help isolate delicate electronics from unwanted vibrations, which can affect performance, and keeps everything cool by allowing plenty of ventilation around each component.

    Thu, 18 Jul 2013, 10:13am
  8. Best HDMI cables 2015

    Best HDMI cables 2015

    An HDMI cable is a vital cog in any home cinema system, so it makes sense to invest in one that doesn't compromise performance. The standard cables that come with your kit will do a job, but you can do better without spending a fortune...

    Thu, 20 Oct 2011, 06:57pm
  9. Headphone amps

    Headphone amps

    If you want the best quality sound from your cans then you need to invest in a top-quality headphone amp. Here are our favourite three.

    Thu, 20 Oct 2011, 07:16pm
  10. Best digital audio cables 2015

    Best digital audio cables 2015

    Digital cables are key in various audio set-ups and in our experience you can buy better quality than a free bundled wire. We've rounded up the best options out there in the world of optical, coaxial and USB...

    Fri, 19 Oct 2012, 12:06pm
  11. Cartridges


    Here's our pick of Best Buy cartridges for your turntable at a range of prices to suit your budget.

    Thu, 07 Nov 2013, 10:24am