Written By: James Michael Hughes

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Technics SU-R1000 Integrated Amplifier Review

Is this flagship integrated amplifier one of the most advanced, innovative, and best sounding we've seen for decades? James Michael Hughes decides…

Posted in: Amplifiers Integrated Amplifier Applause Awards 2022 Hi-Fi

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Topping Audio E50/ PA5 Review

James Michael Hughes auditions this cute, compact and highly affordable DAC/preamp and power amp combination…

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HiFi Rose RS250 Network Streamer Review

James Michael Hughes thinks this flower in the hi-fi garden is blooming good…

Posted in: Applause Awards 2022 Sources Streamers Hi-Fi

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PrimaLuna EVO 100 DAC Review

It's a DAC, Jim, and exactly as we used to know it – says James Michael Hughes…

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Copland CSA70 Integrated Amplifier Review

James Michael Hughes says this affordable audiophile amplifier is a great Danish design…

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Klipsch Cornwall IV Floorstanding Loudspeaker Review

James Michael Hughes ends his thirty-year quest for a dream loudspeaker with this distinctive design…

Posted in: Applause Awards 2021 Loudspeakers Floorstanding Hi-Fi

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iFi ZEN Stream Audio Streamer Review

James Michael Hughes spends time with this stylish and versatile new compact USB streamer…

Posted in: Applause Awards 2021 Sources Streamers Hi-Fi

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Rotel A14 Mk II Integrated Amplifier Review

James Michael Hughes auditions a seriously capable affordable audiophile amplifier…

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AURALiC Altair G2.1 Wireless Streaming DAC Review

James Michael Hughes is most impressed by the clean, open sound of this new premium-priced streaming DAC preamplifier…

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Vertere Acoustics DG-1 Redline Review

James Michael Hughes takes this swish new turntable package for a spin…

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KEF KC62 Subwoofer Review

James Michael Hughes finds that less is more with this novel new compact subwoofer...

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Arcam ST60 Streamer Review

James Michael Hughes samples the digital delights of this premium-priced streaming solution…