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Sound+Image #346 is now on sale, featuring the best of the latest hi-fi and AV releases, in-depth reviews and features, including our complete Buying Guide, fully updated with all the latest Sound+Image Award winners.
News & Reviews
- Richter’s Excalibur S6SE and a new black
- KEF’s active LS60 Wireless floorstanders
- Talking Shop with Hi End Audio in Sydney
- Sony’s new all-laser 4K projector line-up
- Yamaha debuts a new 2000 Series hi-fi system
- JBL gets back on Tour in Australia
- New multiroom concept from Bluesound’s Hub
- The hundred-grand outdoors speaker
Epson EH-LS12000B UHD projector
The combination of laser light sources and pixel-wobbling UHD resolution puts Epson’s new EH-LS12000B up on a 4K pedestal.
BOWERS & WILKINS ZEPPELIN all-in-one sound system
The latest all-wireless Zeppelin looks as gorgeous as ever, while its price is significantly below that of some obvious rivals.
SONUS FABER OMNIA all-in-one sound system
The Italian artisans delve into their past projects in a search to deliver accessible and expansive one-box sound from the Omnia system.
AUDIO-TECHNICA ATH-M20xBT Bluetooth headphones
Out of the studio and onto the street go Audio-Technica’s M20x headphones.
Floorstanding Hi-fi Speaker reviews
We’ve brought together 18 of our favourite floorstanding speaker designs from $2k to $90k, to demonstrate how impressive sound can be at affordable prices — and how divine things can get as you allow the wallet strings to loosen.
Elac Debut 2.0 DF52
Krix Phoenix Mk2
Richter Harlequin S6
Acoustic Energy AE309
Triangle Borea BR08
Polk Signature Elite S60
Richter Wizard S6
Krix Harmonix Mk2
Bowers & Wilkins 603 S2 Anniversary
DALI Oberon 9
Paradigm Premier 800F
Krix Neuphonix Mk2
Revel PerformaBe F226Be
Vivid Audio Kaya 25
Bowers & Wilkins 804 D4
JBL Project K2 S9900
Features & More
A TALE OF TWO TECHNOLOGIES
High-res audio offers a top-quality source. Bluetooth offers convenient wireless operation. The two don’t fit together, says the Editor.
Retailer Recommendations: $220k Roon system
In our new series, we invite a top hi-fi shop to recommend a top hi-fi system. WestCoast hifi Midland goes all out on a Roon streaming system.
how to... CHOOSE SPEAKERS
To introduce our floorstanding speaker group test this issue, here’s our guide to choosing the right speakers to fit your home and your music.
Audio-Technica is celebrating 60 years since its original AT-1 cartridge; we look back at some gorgeous hi-fi ads from the 1970s and 1980s.
movies & music
The Chili Peppers and The Black Keys are back on full form with new albums; so are Aussies the Hoodoo Gurus, and Slovenian rockers Laibach.
Sound+Image Awards BUYING GUIDE
Award-winning Sound+Image products form the basis of our full Buying Guide, so you can be sure that every listed recommendation is a winner!
Systems & wireless speakers - CD players & DACs - In-ear headphones - Integrated amplifiers - Pre-power amplifiers - Soundbars - Headphones- AV receivers - Subwoofers - Standmount speakers - Floorstanding speakers - Vinyl
As always the mag is packed with news, views, music and movies.
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