Best accessories 2018

Product of the year

Best speaker cable

AudioQuest Rocket 11

Excellent speaker cable for the money

Best buys

Best phono stage under £250

Rega Fono MM MK3

How do you improve the almost perfect? Rega has managed it with the Fono MM MK3

Best phono stage over £250

Arcam rPhono

It's hard to compete with this Arcam's combination of insight and entertainment

Best analogue interconnect under £50

Chord Company C-line

This Chord interconnect is a no-brainer if you want to give your hi-fi system a lift

Best analogue interconnect over £50

Chord Clearway Analogue RCA

It could be time to ditch your old interconnects

Best equipment rack

Atacama Evoque Eco 60-40 SE

Not convinced a decent rack can make a difference? This Atacama offering could make you change your mind

Best speaker stands

Atacama Moseco 6

Great performance, build quality and value from a dependable pair of stands

Best cartridge

Goldring E3

A well-balanced performer that works well across a wide range of music