Written By11: 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: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Integrated Amplifiers Applause Awards 2022

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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…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Power Amplifiers DACs Applause Awards 2022

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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: Hi-Fi Sources Streaming Applause Awards 2022

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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…

Posted in: Hi-Fi DACs Applause Awards 2022

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connected-fidelity RF Blockers Review

Noise annoys James Michael Hughes, so he enjoyed this affordable way of improving his system's sound…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Accessories Isolation

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Holbo Mk II Airbearing Turntable Review

James Michael Hughes gets in a spin over this exotic new Eastern European air-bearing turntable system…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Applause Awards 2022 Turntables

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Copland CSA70 Integrated Amplifier Review

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

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

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Origin Live Discovery 1 Phono Stage Review

James Michael Hughes gets into the groove with this fine mid-price phono stage…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Phono Preamplifiers Applause Awards 2022

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Monitor Audio Silver 100 Loudspeaker Review

James Michael Hughes auditions a new standmount speaker from the seventh generation of this company's mid-price speaker line…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2022

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connected-fidelity AC-2K Power Conditioner Review

James Michael Hughes plugs turns on to this interesting new balanced mains power supply…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Accessories Power Supply/Conditioning

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Rotel A14 Mk II Integrated Amplifier Review

James Michael Hughes auditions a seriously capable affordable audiophile amplifier…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Integrated Amplifiers Applause Awards 2021

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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: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Floor Standing Applause Awards 2021