Loudspeakers

Morel SoundSpot MT-3 Speaker System

March 25, 2015
Morel SoundSpot MT-3 Speaker System

Herb Fleischmann has posted a review of the Morel SoundSpot MT-3 speaker system ($3000) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “The Morel MT-3 is a superlative sub/sat set, with most of its special qualities residing in the satellites. It is not cheap, but if you’re looking for speakers that not only are visually unintrusive...
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Tekton Design Enzo XL Loudspeaker

March 25, 2015
Tekton Design Enzo XL Loudspeaker

Herb Reichert has posted a review of the Tekton Design Enzo XL loudspeakers ($2100/pair) at Stereophile. His conclusions: “Today, the average price of the speakers listed in “Class A–Full Range” of Stereophile’s “Recommended Components” is over $56,000/pair. In that world, the $2100/pair Tekton Enzo XLs are practically free. Based on my reviewing experience, these...
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Emotiva Audio Pro Airmotiv 4s Active Loudspeaker

March 25, 2015
Emotiva Audio Pro Airmotiv 4s Active Loudspeaker

Robert Reina has posted a review of the Emotiva Audio Pro Airmotiv 4s active loudspeakers ($299/pair) at Stereophile. His conclusions: “Emotiva Audio’s Pro Airmotiv 4s is a superb performer for the price, with strengths unheard of for $299/pair, and with negligible shortcomings. In fact, I was sufficiently impressed that I’m buying the review samples...
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ELAC FS77 Loudspeaker

March 23, 2015
ELAC FS77 Loudspeaker

Mark Gusew has posted a review of the ELAC FS77 loudspeakers ($1499/pair) at StereoNet. His conclusions: “I have been very happily surprised by the ELAC FS77 loudspeakers. They are an attractive loudspeaker that delivers a bigger sound than one would expect from a compact floor standing model of this size. The frequency extensions are...
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Axis Voicebox S Loudspeakers

March 23, 2015
Axis Voicebox S Loudspeakers

Simon Tremlett has posted a review of the Axis Voicebox S loudspeakers ($2495/pair) at StereoNet. His conclusions: “Overall, these are very good speakers, with resolution and bass to die for (particularly from such a small size), but for my fussy and critical ears, they’re a little on the hard side of comfortable for near-field...
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Legacy Audio Focus SE Loudspeaker

March 20, 2015
Legacy Audio Focus SE Loudspeaker

Frank Alles has posted a review of the Legacy Audio Focus SE loudspeakers ($10,615/pair) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “In this latest version of the Legacy Focus SE speakers Bill Dudleston and his design team have succeeded in creating a rugged, very dynamic, aesthetically appealing, full-range loudspeaker that should provide many years of musical...
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Audio Physic Classic 30 Loudspeaker

March 19, 2015
Audio Physic Classic 30 Loudspeaker

Neil Gader has posted a review of the Audio Physic Classic 30 loudspeakers ($6750/pair) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “The Classic 30 eloquently speaks to me on many levels, as a product capable of the intimacy, transparency, and coherence of a fine two-way compact, and as a multiway with an uncommon exuberance and...
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Bowers & Wilkins CM10 Series 2 Loudspeaker

March 19, 2015
Bowers & Wilkins CM10 Series 2 Loudspeaker

Sue Kraft has posted a review of the Bowers & Wilkins CM10 Series 2 loudspeakers ($4000) at The Audio Beat. His conclusions: “The CM10 S2 isn’t just toe-tapping good. It’s jumping-out-of-your-listening-chair good. And jumping out of the listening chair at my age? That’s damn good.” You can read the full review here.
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JM Reynaud Cantabile Supreme Loudspeaker

March 18, 2015
JM Reynaud Cantabile Supreme Loudspeaker

Lucio Cadeddu has posted a review of the JM Reynaud Cantabile Supreme loudspeakers (€3520/pair) at TNT Audio. His conclusions: “The character of these speakers is much less French than you might expect, though a certain presence effect of the mid-high range can’t be denied. They’re at home with classical, jazz and acoustic music in...
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YG Acoustics Hailey 1.2 Loudspeaker

March 17, 2015
YG Acoustics  Hailey 1.2 Loudspeaker

Danny Kaey has posted a review of the YG Acoustics Hailey 1.2 loudspeakers ($42,800/pair) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “Yoav and the team at YG have thusly created a new disruptor. In a short amount of time—brisk comes to mind—YG has quickly shot to extremes, where as they say, the air is mighty thin....
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SVS Prime Tower Loudspeaker

March 16, 2015
SVS Prime Tower Loudspeaker

Vince Hanada has posted a review of the SVS Prime Tower loudspeakers ($999/pair) at SoundStage! Access. His conclusions: “The SVS Prime Tower competes favorably with models from such established names as Monitor Audio, Paradigm, and PSB. And with SVS’s unique Bill of Rights, it’s a no-brainer to recommend that you give the Prime Towers...
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Focal Aria 905 Loudspeaker

March 15, 2015
Focal Aria 905 Loudspeaker

Jason Kennedy has posted a review of the Focal Aria 905 loudspeakers (£600/pair) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “The more I played on the Aria 905s, the more I enjoyed them. The combination of technologies gels perfectly to produce a sound that is very revealing and coherent for the price. It warrants decent ancillaries but...
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Alacrity Audio Dundee 6 Loudspeaker

March 13, 2015
Alacrity Audio Dundee 6 Loudspeaker

Alan Sircom has posted a review of the Alacrity Audio Dundee 6 loudspeakers (£4499/pair) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “The Alacrity Audio Dundee 6 could never be classed among the ‘me-too’s. It might not be the most analytical, most starkly accurate, or most universal loudspeaker in production, but it is one that is capable of...
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Dynaudio Excite X14A Loudspeaker

March 13, 2015
Dynaudio Excite X14A Loudspeaker

Michael Lavorgna has posted a review of the Dynaudio Excite X14A loudspeakers ($2000/pair) at AudioStream. His conclusions: “If you spend real time at your desk and you enjoy listening to music, lots of music, and you value the quality of its reproduction, the Dynaudio X14A’s deliver as much of everything as I’ve heard from...
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Auto-Tech hORNS FP-15 Loudspeaker

March 12, 2015
Auto-Tech hORNS FP-15 Loudspeaker

Joël Chevassus has posted a review of the Auto-Tech hORNS FP-15 loudspeakers (€9000/pair) at 6moons. “Those looking for horny thrills with a robust bottom end for a modestly sized room, the FP-15 really represent an unusual compromise to make possible what seems initially rather complicated. They cast a precise deep soundstage which wasn’t the...
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ATC SCM 11 Loudspeaker

March 11, 2015
ATC SCM 11 Loudspeaker

Dan Worth has posted a review of the ATC SCM 11 loudspeakers (£1200/pair) at Hi-Fi Pig. His conclusions: “For the money and putting my experience and word on the line the ATC SCM11 are at the absolute top of their class and you really would have to spend much more to even be able...
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Crystal Cable Arabesque Minissimo Loudspeaaker

March 10, 2015
Crystal Cable Arabesque Minissimo Loudspeaaker

Ken Kessler has posted a review of the Crystal Cable Arabesque Minissimo loudspeakers (£9998/pair) at Hi-Fi News and Record Review. His conclusions: “Refreshing in so many ways, especially its unusual form, the Arabesque Minissimo surprised this listener with its friendly sound and ease-of-use. Too many high­ end products tax and torment the user. This...
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Monitor Audio Silver 8 Loudspeaker

March 9, 2015
Monitor Audio Silver 8 Loudspeaker

Steve Dickinson has posted a review of the Monitor Audio Silver 8 loudspeakers (£1250/pair) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “These are not oafish, unsubtle loudspeakers with feet of clay and manners to match. They are, rather, big-hearted and generous partners with a sense of fun and musicality. They can raise their game when called upon...
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PMC Twenty.26 Loudspeaker

March 9, 2015
PMC Twenty.26 Loudspeaker

Paul Messenger has posted a review of the PMC Twenty.26 loudspeakers (£5750/pair) at HiFi+. His conclusions: “This is unquestionably a superb loudspeaker, with the sort of restrained and laid back balance that ensures it will never become aggressive even when playing music at high levels. It can become a little untidy when loud, revealing...
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Dynaudio Contour S 1.4 LE Loudspeaker

March 8, 2015
Dynaudio Contour S 1.4 LE Loudspeaker

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the Dynaudio Contour S 1.4 LE loudspeakers (~€3725/pair) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “They deliver rich, coherent performance. They are capable of delivering a large number of details although not as big as C1 Platinum or Special 25. These two speakers were bit more resolving, which translated...
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ATC SCM11 Version 2 Loudspeaker

March 7, 2015
ATC SCM11 Version 2 Loudspeaker

Sujesh Pavithran has posted a review of the ATC SCM11v2 loudspeakers (£1200/pair) at audiofi.net His conclusions: “As previously, ATC has once again turned out a fine and substantial speaker in the SCM11v2. It’s the sort of speaker that will withstand a number of upgrades in the rest of your system… after which, you might...
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Wilson Audio Specialties Duette Series 2 Loudspeaker

March 6, 2015
Wilson Audio Specialties Duette Series 2 Loudspeaker

Art Dudley has posted a review of the Wilson Audio Specialties Duette Series 2 loudspeakers ($22,500/pair) at Sterreophile. His conclusions: “Loudspeakers designed for near-wall placement have come and gone over the years, offering different combinations of strengths. That the Duette Series 2 handily beats every one I’ve heard in terms of spatial performance will...
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Fostex GX100 Limited Loudspeaker

March 6, 2015
Fostex GX100 Limited Loudspeaker

Bill Armstrong has posted a review of the Foxtex GX100 limited loudspeakers (£2079/pair) at 6moons. His conclusions: “Would I personally be prepared to hand over the plastic to access the extra degree of sophistication they have over the LS50? Well yes, because the same law that entails the KEFs offering very stiff competition cuts...
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iFi Audio Stereo 50 Integrated Amplifier-DAC and LS3.5 Loudspeakers

March 5, 2015
iFi Audio Stereo 50 Integrated Amplifier-DAC and LS3.5 Loudspeakers

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the iFi Audio Stereo 50 integrated amplifier-DAC (~€1500) and LS3.5 loudspeakers (~€1100/pair) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “This system does a good job in everything it does. Both, together with LS3.5, and as a separate amplifier/DAC iFi provides its user with a lot of fun and joy....
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Thrax Audio Teres Power Amplifier and Lyra Loudspeakers

March 5, 2015
Thrax Audio Teres Power Amplifier and Lyra Loudspeakers

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of theThrax Audio Teres power amplifier (€24,000) and Lyra loudspeakers (€16,000) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “…sound will be amazingly palpable. It will fulfill expectations of those who search for a rich, clear and close sound rather than presented in a distance. Depth of the sound in outstanding...
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