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Sound+Image Nov-Dec 2022
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Sound+Image #348 is now on sale, featuring the best of the latest hi-fi and AV releases, in-depth reviews and features...

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Reviews this issue...

XGIMI AURA 4K UST projector  
We check out this EISA-award-winning ultra short-throw projector that offers a complete solution, with built-in Android TV and speakers.

ZIDOO Neo S 4K media player
What does the Zidoo do? It’s a 4K media player with Dolby Vision 12-bit HDR, a digital audio player, network player, DAC, and headphone amp. 

BOWERS & WILKINS Px7 S2 wireless noise-cancelling headphones  
Luxurious wireless noise-cancellers get a major revision to bring them back among the leaders.

RODE NTH-100 wired headphones
Classic Aussie microphone maker turns its skills to the ears, with some impressive results.

SMART AMPLIFIERS: Just add speakers

Discover the secret simplicity of a single box that streams music then operates as DAC and amp, so that the speakers are the only thing you need to add for a complete system. Simple, yes?
Come & meet:
- BLUESOUND Powernode  
- NAD C 700  
- ARCAM SA30  
- MARANTZ Model 40n  
- CAMBRIDGE Evo 150  

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Features & installs

custom installation: READY & WAITING
This cinema space in a Perth home waited a decade and a half before being filled with a reference-level system, including vinyl, from Hifi Hunter.

It’s a ‘just add speakers’ hi-fi solution — but the addition of smarts to traditional amplification means that there’s now even more to consider.

Jonny McClintock helped take aptX from an idea to a set of world-leading Bluetooth codecs. Here’s his story, and why he’s out to do it all again.

The legendary Leichhardt hi-fi emporium has been redesigned top to bottom, all the better to introduce you to new joys of hi-fi listening.

Peter Cushing became the movie incarnation of Doctor Who for two colourful movies in the 1960s, both now available on stunning 4K Blu-ray.

VINYL: Classic artwork

MUSIC REVIEWS: Faust, Hackett, Buzzcocks & more 

CLASSIC TRACK: Don’t Fear The Reaper!

CLASSIC MOVIE SCENE: 2001: A Space Odyssey

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News & comment

The Editor encourages the troops to strip out the superlatives and find the real stories behind the hi-fi news.

The new Sennheiser makes a new Ambeo bar
- Rega offers a complete system solution
- Denon & Marantz 8K receiver launches
- New active speakers from PSB & Triangle
- Bowers & Wilkins’ new 700 Series, first look & listen
- A new Revival speaker brand from France
- REL flagship subs – you can stack ’em high!
- JBL parties at IFA with bars and PartyBoxes
- Yamaha’s new budget bar & sub combo
- Cambridge sound in a De Lorean?
- Custom news from Bluesound, JBL & KEF 

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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 

It’s all in the November-December issue of Sound+Image - along with a chance for subscribers to kick off the summer with a prize JBL PartyBox!

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Sound+Image Nov-Dec 2022

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Sound+Image is Australia's no.1 mag for audio & AV – sister magazine to Australian Hi-Fi and to the UK's What Hi-Fi?, and bestower of the annual Sound+Image Awards, which since 1989 have recognised the year's best hi-fi and home cinema products and installations. While Sound+Image lives here online as part of our group, our true nature is best revealed in the print magazines and digital issues, which curate unique collections of content each issue under the Editorship of Jez Ford, in a celebration of the joys that real hi-fi and high-quality AV can bring. Enjoy essential reviews of the most exciting new gear, features on Australia's best home cinemas, advice on how to find your sound, and our full Buying Guide based on all our current and past award-winners, all wrapped up with the latest news and editorial ponderings. Click here for more information about Sound+Image, including links to buy individual digital editions and details on how best to subscribe.