Posts Tagged: 1990

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Aiwa XD-S1100

Hi-fi formats come and go just like fashion. When on the ascendent they seem magnificent and unstoppable, set to take over the world. On the way down, no one really cares. In the case of Sony’s Digital Audio Tape format,

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Aiwa XD-S1100

Hi-fi formats come and go just like fashion. When on the ascendent they seem magnificent and unstoppable, set to take over the world. On the way down, no one really cares. In the case of Sony’s Digital Audio Tape format,

Denon TU-260

The great pantheon of hi-fi is full of iconic, highly celebrated products about which reviewers wax lyrical – Linn LP12, Technics SL-1200, Naim NAP250, NAD 3020, Quad ESL-57, Celestion SL6, etc. – but what about the forgotten, fallen heroes? Denon’s

Denon TU-260

The great pantheon of hi-fi is full of iconic, highly celebrated products about which reviewers wax lyrical – Linn LP12, Technics SL-1200, Naim NAP250, NAD 3020, Quad ESL-57, Celestion SL6, etc. – but what about the forgotten, fallen heroes? Denon’s

Sony CDP-X33ES

The nineteen nineties would prove to be the decade that Compact Disc truly came of age. Whereas eighties players had usually been eccentric – sometimes even strange – by 1990 the breed was fast becoming refined into what we would

Sony CDP-X33ES

The nineteen nineties would prove to be the decade that Compact Disc truly came of age. Whereas eighties players had usually been eccentric – sometimes even strange – by 1990 the breed was fast becoming refined into what we would

Denon D-90

There was a time, between the early nineteen seventies and late nineties, when a decent stereo system was part of every well equipped British home. Whether you were an audiophile or not, owning quality hi-fi equipment was a mark of your

Denon D-90

There was a time, between the early nineteen seventies and late nineties, when a decent stereo system was part of every well equipped British home. Whether you were an audiophile or not, owning quality hi-fi equipment was a mark of your

Mission 760

Farad Azima launched Mission Electronics in 1977, and in 1978 the 770 loudspeaker debuted – the first ever to use a polypropylene mid/bass driver. It garnered much praise, and gave an image of a bold, innovative, modern company in a traditionally very conservative

Mission 760

Farad Azima launched Mission Electronics in 1977, and in 1978 the 770 loudspeaker debuted – the first ever to use a polypropylene mid/bass driver. It garnered much praise, and gave an image of a bold, innovative, modern company in a traditionally very conservative

Musical Fidelity A1000

Traditionally, British hi-fi amplifiers start as integrateds, then grow up into preamplifier/power amplifier combinations as the price rises. If spending more than around £2,000, it’s not normal to buy a one-box amplifier – you’ll start to look at two. That’s

Musical Fidelity A1000

Traditionally, British hi-fi amplifiers start as integrateds, then grow up into preamplifier/power amplifier combinations as the price rises. If spending more than around £2,000, it’s not normal to buy a one-box amplifier – you’ll start to look at two. That’s