HIFICRITIC Vol 10 No 2 Excerpts for free download
April to June 2016
Our latest, HIFICRITIC Volume 10 No 2 April to June 2016, issue offers a fascinating range of reviews and features from the exuberantly capable Wilson Audio Sabrina full range loudspeaker to the desktop, compact XTZ active system with Dirac digital audio processing.
Then there is the elegant and powerful Focal Sopra 2 floor standing speaker design, and a miniature full active system from Audiosmile. There are phono head amps and equalisers, single ended and hybrid amplifiers, and a reference grade power amplifier from Naim.
We cover a slew of the most important line controls and passive pre amps, while an exclusive research feature investigates why digital audio WAV files sound different from FLAC. DCS feature with their splendid Rossini clock-player-DAC combination while from Rogue Audio an amplifier wows the editor, and it is Class D no less.
Then we have our highly regarded music reviews, Jazz, Pop and Classical, plus a favourites feature penned by guest writer Tim Chorlton of Divine Audio