Musical Fidelity reviews

Musical Fidelity A1 Amplifier review
Amplifier Musical Fidelity A1

The A1 integrated amplifier has been Musical Fidelity's major success story ever since its introduction in the mid 1980s. Its unique status has arisen from its idiosyncratic styling, a top plate you could fry eggs on, a controversial circuit configuration and its relatively low power for the price. But...
Musical Fidelity A1008 CD Pro CD-player review
CD-player Musical Fidelity A1008 CD Pro

Key difference Pro from the usual version - in transport use Philips CD-Pro2, which at one time was created as an industrial standard. He has an open spindle without loading mechanism own massive metal chassis, precision glass optics and accurate servo-mechanics. Due to the greater inertia of the rotating...
Musical Fidelity A200 Amplifier review
Amplifier Musical Fidelity A200

This is the third integrated amplifier using Class A operation that Musical Fidelity have released, following the 20 Watts per channel model A1 and the subsequent 50 Watts version, the A100. These models are complemented by the Class AB model B1 and of course by several separate pre and power amplifier...
Musical Fidelity A5-INT Amplifier review
Amplifier Musical Fidelity A5-INT

British developers believe that the amplifier has to be powerful. The apparent excess of watts will be needed when playing music with strong dynamic contrast arises. And according to their own estimates, the A5-INT even weak. In addition, a powerful technique has another advantage - positioned far clipping...
Musical Fidelity B1 Amplifier review
Amplifier Musical Fidelity B1

The sculptured matt alloy fascia is flanked by black plastic side cheeks and carries three rotary controls - volume, input selection and independent record-out selection. Inputs are provided for both MM and MC cartridges (switched on the case rear), alongside five line sources. The construction quality...
Musical Fidelity Elektra E10 Amplifier review
Amplifier Musical Fidelity Elektra E10

The full amplifier ELEKTRA E10 by a British company MUSICAL FIDELITY, with its peculiar English design, represents the HIGH END typical direction which includes using high-quality components, connectors with gilding, and maximum simplicity combined with ability to reach high parameters and high sound...
Musical Fidelity Elektra E100 Amplifier review
Amplifier Musical Fidelity Elektra E100

Some manufacturers give their products names, some give them numbers, depending perhaps on whether they wish them to be seen as having a personality or a scientific exactness. Few provide such a mixture of the approaches as do Musical Fidelity, who started with The Preamp, one of whose later incarnations...
Musical Fidelity Elektra E11 Amplifier review
Amplifier Musical Fidelity Elektra E11

Recently, we had to face more often with extravagant blocks from Musical Fidelity series of "barrels". The same amplifier but more traditional in appearance nearly the same as the previous model E10 Series Elektra. This series is primary in the company's production program. It hasn't only the tone controls,...
Musical Fidelity Elektra E20/E30 Amplifier review
Amplifier Musical Fidelity Elektra E20/E30

Externally the amplifiers are made in the traditions of Elektra series - strict, elegant design. There is a minimum of control handles on the polished black front panel of the pre-amplifier. Two large rounded handles are allocated: level regulator in the centre of the panel and the input selector to...
Musical Fidelity Elektra E60 CD-player review
CD-player Musical Fidelity Elektra E60

Piano lacquer of the player's front panel, repeatedly pierced by the cones of buttons, habitually shows the belonging to the company - Musical Fidelity. Modern technologies, which are presented in E60 by "Bitstream" DAC and analog filter with eight times upsampling, are supplemented by active four-pole...
Musical Fidelity M1 CDT CD Transport review
CD Transport Musical Fidelity M1 CDT

Recently published a series of Musical Fidelity M1 allows you to build a relatively inexpensive system optimal configuration and capable of easily scalable. Series components can easily be integrated into existing systems, adding only what is required. Some of them we have already tested it phone-corrector...
Musical Fidelity M1 VINL Phono preamp review
Phono preamp Musical Fidelity M1 VINL

The main problem of modern audio technology - the constant expansion of functionality, which is why it is becoming increasingly difficult and inconvenient to handle. This applies to such old-fashioned components such as phono stages. Abundance of cartridges on the market with different requirements for...
Musical Fidelity M1PWR Amplifier review
Amplifier Musical Fidelity M1PWR

A compact M1PWR power amplifier is one of the latest additions in the popular M1 series. The amp was created on the back of the users' interest to network controller/pre-amplifier M1CLIC and is recommended as its partner. Musical Fidelity M1PWR provides the output power of 60W per channel (8 Ohms), which...
Musical Fidelity M3CD CD-player review
CD-player Musical Fidelity M3CD

All metal case has a matte finish, which is now fashionable to put on expensive SUVs, two horizontal bevel and anodized nameplate logo line - that's all the decorations. Apparently, the designers believe that bred player, as opposed to the child should be heard but not seen. M3CD equipped with good transport...
Musical Fidelity M3i Amplifier review
Amplifier Musical Fidelity M3i

During the development of a relatively affordable M3i all the experience gained at the development of older models came in handy to the specialists of Musical Fidelity. Herewith the bet was made on time-tested technical solutions. Separate feeding of preliminary and terminal sections through individual...
Musical Fidelity M3si Amplifier review
Amplifier Musical Fidelity M3si

One of the most famous of English names in hi-fi industry Musical Fidelity has launched two new integrated amplifier implemented with D/A converters. Alongside the M6si was presented and accessible M3si. Beginnings Musical Fidelity reaching up back in 1982 and already two years later the legendary...
Musical Fidelity M6 500i Amplifier review
Amplifier Musical Fidelity M6 500i

Audio entry level of our English-speaking colleagues called Entry Level, as if hinting that it is designed for those who are making the first steps to a good sound. But Antony Michaelson, chief designer of the Musical Fidelity, on the other hand, is positioning its new amp M6 500i as Exit Product. And...
Musical Fidelity M6CD/DAC CD-player review
CD-player Musical Fidelity M6CD/DAC

Already model name becomes clear that this functional unit is not limited to playing CDs. The device was a place upscale digita -to-analog converter with support for USB- connection. The original transport mechanism with a metal tray located on the right side of the hull, to the left - a contrast LCD-display,...
Musical Fidelity V90-DAC DAC review
DAC Musical Fidelity V90-DAC

This company's entry-level DACs have come a long way - not so long ago its V-DAC predecessor came in an unattractive metal box with lurid graphics, which rather undersold the respectable circuitry inside. Now though, the new V90 a very swish-looking affair - it looks like a high-end product that's shrunk...
Musical Fidelity V90-LPS Phono preamp review
Phono preamp Musical Fidelity V90-LPS

British Musical Fidelity, having rich experience of creating art High End, for several years produces a series of entry-level V90, which recently appeared phono-corrector LPS. This quite small box with an external 12-volt adapter is designed to work with the heads of the MS and MM. It has very good specifications...
Musical Fidelity X-pre/X-A50 Amplifier review
Amplifier Musical Fidelity X-pre/X-A50

While on the subject of the "bestest" amplifiers, in the category of "the most unusual amplifier" "the triplet of amplification" from the English company "Musical Fidelity" undoubtedly leads the pack by a margin of the whole body (or rather of three bodies + "a little body" of the supply unit) from the...
Musical Fidelity X-RAY V3 CD-player review
CD-player Musical Fidelity X-RAY V3

It seems the British company Musical Fidelity is haunted success of competitors Cyrus - just such a thought arises when looking at the series blocks X. Design, of course, they have other strongly, but the concept is the same: in a monolithic compact aluminum housing available audiophile advanced e-filling...
Musical Fidelity X-RAY V8 CD-player review
CD-player Musical Fidelity X-RAY V8

The player and supply unit are created in united style, but they have different sizes, so it wouldn't be aesthetically to put them upon one another. The faceplate of the player is made of silver and grey aluminum and is added by LCD-display with blue indication - if you look directly at the display it...