British Hi-Fi Week Back in 1983, the Mission 70 MkIIs were budget class leading speakers, but how do they compare to the best new speakers?
British Hi-Fi Week Peter Thomas co-founded PMC in 1991. What Hi-Fi? caught up with him to find out about his hi-fi journey.
Interview On a recent trip to Japan, What Hi-Fi? met Tetsuya Itani, Technics’ CTO and chief engineer, to talk all things hi-fi.
Feature Just 11 highly-skilled staff are responsible for the up to 150 parts that go into the high-end Technics SL-1200, SL-1000 and SP-10R turntables.
Interview Sony's Eric Kingdon tells us about his love of hi-fi and music, and his passion for vintage gear.
Setting up a turntable can be a tricky business, so here are some simple tips on how to get the best out of your deck.
Awards It's Awards time again, and after a year's worth of testing we reveal the best value speakers on the market.
The vinyl format offers sonic treats aplenty, but they're only fully enjoyed if your turntable is set up correctly.
Watch television or go to the cinema and you’ll see a moving image. Only it isn’t a moving image at all...
More and more people are discovering the joys of vinyl. But how does the information on the disc become sweet music?
What exactly is DSD? How is it different from other music files and how can you listen to it? We explain all about this niche audiophile digital music format...
The amplifier is rated at an astonishing 6kW into a 2ohm load, so there’s unlikely to be a speaker in existence that it can’t drive properly.
The Sonetto range is an expansive, eight-strong line-up that includes standmounters, floorstanders, centres and even a wall-mount speaker.
They might not be cutting-edge tech, but for their look and feel – not to mention a thrillingly articulate analogue sound – you can’t beat a turntable. The only thing your record collection lacks is portability, but there is a way to take those LPs with you wherever you go...
Interview We talk to the man behind Naim's electronics about everything from tape decks to Class D amps, designing the Naim Statement and what's on his home hi-fi system.
The new models are the result of four years of development and build on the streaming platform first seen in the company’s highly regarded Uniti series.
In high-end circles Nagra is one of those brands that people speak of in hushed tones. Its formidable reputation is built on premium recording equipment for the broadcast and film industries and continues to be strengthened with a range of domestic high-end digital and amplification components.
On December 27th 1947, AT&T's Bell Labs in New Jersey went public with its remarkable new technology...
Finkteam has finally launched its WM4 floorstanders after showing the speakers in various states of development in recent years.
The Burmester 175 is a full record-playing package that includes arm, cartridge, power supply and phono stage. Impressively, Burmester makes every part.
Cambridge-based digital specialist dCS (Data Conversion Systems) is the rarest of breeds. It's one of just a handful of British companies that truly competes on the world stage in the rarified atmosphere of state-of-the-art, top-top-end hi-fi. The company turns 30 this year so what better time, we thought, to visit dCS to see what it does and how it does it?
Interview Fink Audio Consulting is one of the most influential and least well-known companies in the global loudspeaker market.