Best accessories 2022

Product of the year

Best speaker cable over £15/m

Chord Company RumourX (2022)

Upgraded speaker cable delivers the sonic goods

Best buys

Best phono stage under £500

Moon 110LP v2

A well-built and capable entry-level phono stage

Best phono stage over £500

Vertere Phono-1 MkII L

Vertere’s award-winning phono stage gets even better

Best speaker cable under £15/m

AudioQuest Rocket 11

Still the best speaker cable for the money

Best analogue interconnect under £100

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 £100

Chord Company Clearway Analogue RCA (2022)

Updated metal plugs make this interconnect perform that bit better

Best equipment rack

Atacama Evoque Eco 60-40 SE2

An excellent rack that helps you get the best out of your system

Best speaker stands

Atacama Moseco 6

Great performance, build quality and value

Best cartridge under £100

Goldring E3

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

Best cartridge £100-£250

Sumiko Rainier

A well-rounded and entertaining cartridge – one to buy with confidence

Best cartridge over £250

Ortofon Quintet Blue

We haven’t heard a better option at this price

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