Loudspeakers

Aerial Acoustics 6T Loudspeakers

September 19, 2014
Aerial Acoustics 6T Loudspeakers

Terry London has posted a review of the Aerial Acoustics 6T loudspeakers ($6795/pair) at HomeTheaterReview. His conclusions: “Overall, this speaker produces music in a relaxing and natural way, connecting you to the artists’ emotions and feelings conveyed through their music. The 6T is very easy to drive with virtually any amplifier or receiver, including...
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T+A HV Series Components and Solitaire CWT Loudspeakers

September 19, 2014
T+A HV Series Components and Solitaire CWT Loudspeakers

Jacek Pazio has posted a review of the T+A HV series components and loudspeakers at Sound Rebels. His conclusions: “At the same time I must point out, that my system is not so universal as the tested one, and the chosen repertoire was a conscious choice with many flaws for potential buyers of the...
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Stirling Broadcast SB-88 Monitor Loudspeaker

September 18, 2014
Stirling Broadcast SB-88 Monitor Loudspeaker

Mark Marcantonio has posted a comparison of the Stirling Broadcast SB-88 ($3450) and Habeth Compact 7ES-3 ($3690) monitor loudspeakers. His conclusions: “While the Stirling SB-88 is a nice speaker, with all the good intentions of the BBC monitor tradition, it cannot match the broad, rich sonic experience that the Harbeth Compact 7ES-3 provides. Alan...
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Penaudio Cenya Monitor Loudspeakers

September 18, 2014
Penaudio Cenya Monitor Loudspeakers

Jeff Dorgay has posted a review of the Penaudio Cenya monitor loudspeakers ($4000/pair) at TONEAudio. His conclusions: “If you are looking for maximum performance with minimum footprint, look no further than the Penaudio Cenyas. They will do justice to whatever ancillary components you have at your disposal and they produce way more music than...
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Focal Aria 906 Loudspeaker

September 17, 2014
Focal Aria 906 Loudspeaker

Vince Hanada has posted a review of the Focal Aria 906 loudspeakers ($1500/pair) at SoundStage! Hi-Fi. His conclusions: “The Aria 906 is packed with Focal’s latest driver technology, and the results are fantastic. I was smitten by the Arias’ huge soundstage, neutral midrange, and beautifully rendered highs. This bookshelf punches above its weight, and...
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Burmester B10 Loudspeakers

September 17, 2014
Burmester B10 Loudspeakers

Jeff Dorgay has posted a review of the Burmester B10 loudspeakers ($9000/pair) at TONEAudio. His conclusions: “Going through record after record, I find that the design and meticulous build quality that goes into the B10s (like that of every single Burmester product) is evident. These speakers may look understated and simple, but the musical...
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Grimm Audio LS1 Loudspeakers and LS1s Subwoofers

September 17, 2014
Grimm Audio LS1 Loudspeakers and LS1s Subwoofers

Robert Jørgensen has posted a review of the Grimm Audio LS1 loudspeakers ($29,990/pair) and LS1s subwoofers ($9999/pair) at SoundStage! Ultra. His conclusions: “For most of us, the cost of $39,895/pair is not peanuts. In fact, it’s a lot of money — but compared with other offerings, I do not for one second think that...
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KEF LS-50 Loudspeaker

September 16, 2014
KEF LS-50 Loudspeaker

Richard Austen has posted a review of the KEF LS-50 loudspeakers ($1500/pair) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “The KEF LS-50 is a superb loudspeaker that deserves serious attention. It has it all, great looks, build, sound, and has a high tech pedigree from one of the longest running speaker brands in the audio industry.” You...
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Kaiser Acoustics Kawero! Chiara Loudspeakers

September 14, 2014
Kaiser Acoustics Kawero! Chiara Loudspeakers

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the Kaiser Acoustics Kawero! Chiara loudspeakers (€16,000/pair) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “I am not sure if it came out that way, but the Chiara is one of those speakers that make a great impression. Its ability to differentiate while maintaining a dense and smooth sound is...
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GoldenEar Triton Seven Loudspeaker

September 13, 2014
GoldenEar Triton Seven Loudspeaker

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the GoldenEar Triton Seven loudspeaker (~€1470) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “Simply these powerful, energetic pieces were conveyed by American loudspeakers in a very convincing way. The orchestra supporting the band was also presented in p[roper scale with proper dynamics. I have no doubts that designers of...
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Avantgarde Acoustic Zero 1 Pro Loudspeaker

September 12, 2014
Avantgarde Acoustic Zero 1 Pro Loudspeaker

Jonathan Valin has posted a review of the Avantgarde Acoustic Zero 1 Pro loudspeaker ($16,500/pair) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “To put this plainly, if you’re looking for the benefits of horns without their downside and you use digital sources almost exclusively, I can’t recommend the Avantgarde Acoustic Zero 1 active, horn-loaded, digitally-optimized,...
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XTZ Cinema Series M6 and S5 Loudspeakers

September 12, 2014
XTZ Cinema Series M6 and S5 Loudspeakers

Marshall Guthrie has posted a review of the XTZ Cinema Series M6 ($1000 each) and S5 ($700 each) loudspeakers at Audioholics. His conclusions: “We’re very excited to see more options for consumers looking for hi-end performance at a midrange price, and can’t wait for future products from XTZ, including the Cinema Series subs which...
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Magneplanar Mini Maggie Loudspeaker System

September 10, 2014
Magneplanar Mini Maggie Loudspeaker System

Domenico Pizzamiglio has posted a review of the Magneplanar Mini Maggie loudspeaker system ($1490) at Audio Activity. His conclusions: “The system all in all is transparent. Transparent for me means that it lets the recordings speak, in fact the difference among recordings is evident and this in a wide variety of frequencies.” You can...
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Elac 4pi Plus.2 Omni Super Tweeter

September 9, 2014
Elac 4pi Plus.2 Omni Super Tweeter

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the Elac 4pi Plus.2 omni super tweeter (€2098/pair) at 6moons. His conclusions: “What I do know is that all standard tweeters are good to the limits of my hearing. Adding another beaming direct-radiating tweeter doesn’t add much. It’s Elac’s 4pi radiation which makes the decisive difference. Because...
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MartinLogan Crescendo All-in-One Music Player

September 8, 2014
MartinLogan Crescendo All-in-One Music Player

Jeff Dorgay has posted a review of the MartinLogan Crescendo all-in-one music player ($895) at TONEAudio. His conclusions: “Though the MartinLogan Crescendo has a winning combination of sound quality, build quality and ease of use, it’s a truly fun experience. Thanks to its wide range of connectivity, anyone can plug in, whether literally or...
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Reference 3A Episode BE Loudspeaker

September 8, 2014
Reference 3A Episode BE Loudspeaker

David McCallum has posted a review of the Reference 3A Episode BE loudspeakers ($6050/pair) at The High Fidelity Report. His conclusions: “In my own home, with equipment of which I am familiar, my experience with Reference 3A has been exemplary. The new Episode BE loudspeakers produce the kind of engaging, intimate listening experience one...
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Sony SS-CS3 Loudspeaker

September 8, 2014
Sony SS-CS3 Loudspeaker

Brent Butterworth has posted a review of the Sony SS-CS3 loudspeakers ($478/pair) at HomeTheaterReview. His conclusions: “Sony did an astonishingly good job on the SS-CS3. In fact, it’s so good that I can’t imagine anyone not liking this speaker. What’s not to like? It has a mostly neutral sound, strong imaging, great dynamics, and...
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Spendor D1 Loudspeaker

September 7, 2014
Spendor D1 Loudspeaker

Rene van Es has posted a review of the Spendor D1 loudspeakers (£1795/pair) at The Ear. His conclusions: “Reaching a conclusion is not the easy, I want to make sure the reader understands the capabilities of the Spendor D1, but also recognise its limitations. On the plus side, the D1 is uncoloured enough to...
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Goldmund ProLogos Active Wireless Loudspeaker

September 6, 2014
Goldmund ProLogos Active Wireless Loudspeaker

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the Goldmund ProLogos Active wireless loudspeaker (CHF 45,000/pair) at 6moons. His conclusions: “Such a list of for and against could be spun out. That’s because Goldmund’s ProLogos Active is very specific about whom it addresses. It stops cold our endemic fascination with endless upgrades. It prioritizes analogue...
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Vivid Audio Giya G3 Loudspeaker

September 6, 2014
Vivid Audio Giya G3 Loudspeaker

Jason Kennedy has posted a review of the Vivid Audio G3 loudspeaker (£25,500/pair) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “Given that I achieved most of this with a £2,000 power amp suggests that the G3 can give more, but it does require decent power to deliver a convincing wide-band result. In fairness, most speakers do, but...
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