Waiting for the gift of sound and vision
It won’t be long before the trickle of exciting, shiny new hi-fi and home cinema products previewed at CES – read our Las Vegas Odyssey
(p29-31) with a Tv-centric reprise (p55-57) for the details – becomes a deluge. But while we brace ourselves for the flood, in this issue we’re concentrating on defining the best of what’s available right now. We reckon that when you set a budget for those new loudspeakers you need/deserve/covet, it’s going to be between £130 and £2000. So we’ve produced the definive list of the best 20 pairs of speakers you can buy (p33). And if by happy circumstance your budget is a bit more generous, we’ve also identified the five finest high-end, no-compromise items of hi-fi money can buy
(p60) – because even the wealthy need a bit of guidance now and then.