Loudspeakers

TC Loudspeakers TC-Towers 1 Loudspeakers

July 26, 2015
TC Loudspeakers TC-Towers 1 Loudspeakers

Edgar Kramer has posted a review of the TC Loudspeakers TC-Towers 1 loudspeakers (AU$5800/pair) at 6moons. His conclusions: “The Towers 1 loudspeakers are a contemporary representation of what the high-end industry was like many years ago in its nascent days. They are the product of a singular vision and the result of one man’s...
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ATC SCM19 Loudspeaker

July 24, 2015
ATC SCM19 Loudspeaker

Dan Worth has posted a review of the ATC SCM19 loudspeakers (£2000) at Hi-Fi Pig. His conclusions: “It all comes down to taste, system synergy and the room and that’s why these tests are important and why successful musical happiness comes from perseverance and patience. What the SCM9s from ATC offer the listener is...
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Bowers & Wilkins CM6 S2 Loudspeaker

July 24, 2015
Bowers & Wilkins CM6 S2 Loudspeaker

Greg Dawson has posted a review of the Bowers & Wilkins CM6 S2 loudspeakers ($2849/pair) at AVHub. His conclusions: “The Bowers & Wilkins CM6 S2 loudspeakers fit firmly into that tradition of high quality compacts, delivering a startlingly realistic performance, one so convincing that occasionally we shivered with the sheer excitement of it all!”...
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Falcon Acoustics LS3/5a Loudspeaker

July 23, 2015
Falcon Acoustics LS3/5a Loudspeaker

Herb Reichert has posted a review of the Falcon Acoustics LS3/5a loudspeakers ($2195/pair) at Stereophile. His conclusions: “I never experienced the original red-tape BBC prototypes. I can only imagine what they may have sounded like. But I’ve used and enjoyed many different variations of the LS3/5a, and can say, with relative Herbcertainty, that the...
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Coin Audio Mansion Compact Loudspeaker

July 22, 2015
Coin Audio Mansion Compact Loudspeaker

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the Coin Audio Mansion compact loudspeaker (€2250/pair) at 6moons. His conclusions: “Adding up the evidence, one starts with the most obvious: stellar cosmetics. If one thought that speaker styling had covered all conceivable wrinkles already, this newcomer wrinkles us all a new one. Except for two small...
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Eversound Essence Loudspeakers

July 21, 2015
Eversound Essence Loudspeakers

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the Eversound Essence loudspeakers (€2760) at 6moons. His conclusions: “Obviously the visceral impact of moving bigger air now diluted. That was poxy Physics and no limitation of necessary SPL. It’s why the Eversound goes über on the desktop or any other nearfield app like on a bedroom...
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Ensemble Ondiva Loudspeakers

July 20, 2015
Ensemble Ondiva Loudspeakers

Alan Sircom has posted a review of the Ensemble Ondiva loudspeakers (£2200/pair) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “There is a lot to like about the Ensemble ONDIVA, especially if your tastes run to more acoustic, arguably more cerebral material. This is one of the nicest loudspeakers you can get today. And that is something to...
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Bryston Mini A and AC1 Micro Loudspeaker System

July 19, 2015
Bryston Mini A and AC1 Micro Loudspeaker System

Dennis Burger has posted a review of the Bryston Mini A and AC1 Micro loudspeaker system ($4785) at Home Theater Review. His conclusions: “Even without the horsepower of a separate amp behind them, their transient response, their capacity for dynamics, their beautiful tonal balance at any volume, and their sublime dispersion characteristics made them...
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ATC Model SCM19 Loudspeaker

July 18, 2015
ATC Model SCM19 Loudspeaker

Allen Edelstein has posted a review of the ATC Model SCM 19 loudspeakers ($4299) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “This is an excellent speaker with many strong virtues and only nit picking type flaws other than a weak bottom octave that’s weak on the vast majority of speakers, even many large ones. It’s dynamically...
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Avantgarde Acoustics Trio/Basshorn Loudspeaker System

July 17, 2015
Avantgarde Acoustics Trio/Basshorn Loudspeaker System

Jonathan Valin has posted a review of the Avantgarde Acoustics Trio/Basshorn loudspeaker system ($51,000) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “Obviously the Avantgarde/Trio-G2 system comes with my very highest recommendation—and my genuine applause for all that Holger Fromme, Avantgarde’s CEO, and Matthias Ruff have done to improve these classics. If you like your music...
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Harbeth HL-Compact 7ES-3 Loudspeaker

July 16, 2015
Harbeth HL-Compact 7ES-3 Loudspeaker

Mark Gusew has posted a review of the Harbeth HL-Compact 7ES-3 loudspeakers ($4990/pair) at StereoNet. His conclusions: “I can confirm that the sound qualities and recommendations described by Harbeth are real and factual which is something that I find refreshing. They are fully capable of producing convincing and emotive music, with clarity and great...
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PSB Imagine T3 Loudspeaker System

July 15, 2015
PSB Imagine T3 Loudspeaker System

Daniel Kumin has posted a review of the PSB Imagine T3 loudspeaker system ($11,855) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “Is PSB’s Imagine T3 system otherwise perfect? Of course not—though frankly, I’m straining to find shortcomings, other than the cost. Even for a full-sized 5.1 setup, the Canadian suite is far from cheap. But...
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Clearwave Loudspeaker Design Duet 6 Loudspeaker

July 14, 2015
Clearwave Loudspeaker Design  Duet 6 Loudspeaker

Marvin Bolden has posted a review of the Clearwave Loudspeaker Design Duet 6 loudspeakers ($2995/pair) at Stereo Mojo. His conclusions: “When I listen to speakers or for that matter any piece of equipment there are certain things I listen for, such as: tonality, high end extension, clean tight bass, transition between bass, midrange, treble,...
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Cabasse Baltic/Santorin 30 Loudspeaker System

July 13, 2015
Cabasse Baltic/Santorin 30 Loudspeaker System

Roy Gregory has posted a review of the Cabasse Baltic ($999)/Santorin 30 ($5999) loudspeaker system at The Audio Beat. His conclusions: “If you are looking for a speaker to impress your old-school audiophile friends, I’m not sure that the Cabasse Baltic/Santorin system will serve. But if you are more interested in simply playing and...
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Kharma Elegance S7-S Signature Loudspeaker

July 13, 2015
Kharma Elegance S7-S Signature Loudspeaker

Neil Gader has posted a review of the Kharma Elegance S7-S Signature loudspeakers ($21,750/pair) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “The Kharma Elegance S7-S Signature is on a very short list of the world’s most musical, luxurious, and sophisticated speakers. And I have to tip my hat for the elegant way it takes its...
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GoldenEar Triton Five Loudspeaker

July 12, 2015
GoldenEar Triton Five Loudspeaker

Brent Butterworth has posted a review of the GoldenEar Triton Five loudspeakers ($/pair) at HomeTheaterReview. His conclusions: “The Triton Five is an excellent speaker that’s well worth its price…and that really does work well for any conceivable application you might have for a tower speaker. Every time I listened to it, I marveled at...
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ART Alnico 8 Loudspeaker

July 11, 2015
ART Alnico 8 Loudspeaker

Jason Kennedy has posted a review of the ART Alnico 8 loudspeakers (£10,000/pair) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “The ART Alnico 8 is not a ‘comfy slipper’ speaker like other alnico-powered designs I’ve encountered in the past, but rather a wide-band and high resolution design that takes no prisoners. I suspect that Derek’s choice of...
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Raumfeld Stereo L Loudspeaker

July 8, 2015
Raumfeld Stereo L Loudspeaker

Dominic Marsh has posted a review of the Raumfeld Stereo L loudspeakers (£1200/pair) at Hi-Fi Pig. His conclusions: “As for the sound, if you are plagued with overblown bass in your listening room, then the Raumfelds could be just the speaker you are looking for. Bass output is very well controlled and not an...
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Trenner&Friedl ART Loudspeaker

July 6, 2015
Trenner&Friedl ART Loudspeaker

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the Trenner&Friedl ART loudspeakers (€3750/pair) of the High Fidelity. His conclusions: “These tiny beauties disappear from the room completely, leaving listener alone with music. They deliver coherent, rich, detailed, nuanced performance. Sound is really fast and with proper amplifier (as they are not particularly easy to drive...
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Marten Coltrane Supreme 2 Loudspeaker

July 4, 2015
Marten Coltrane Supreme 2 Loudspeaker

Alan Sircom and Roy Gregory has posted a review of the Marten Coltrane Supreme 2 loudspeakers (€390,000/pair) at Hi-Fi+. Their conclusions: “Paying €390,000 for a pair of loudspeakers is no mean feat, and there are maybe only a few audiophiles with the finances (and room) to own a pair. But the Marten Coltrane Supreme...
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Bryston Mini A Loudspeaker

July 2, 2015
Bryston Mini A Loudspeaker

Philip Beaudette has posted a review of the Bryston Mini A loudspeakers ($1200/pair) at SoundStage! Hi-Fi. His conclusions: “This solidly constructed, well-designed speaker not only sounds neutral and clean, it also can handle being played loudly without obvious dynamic compression or distortion.” You can read the full review here.
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Wilson Audio Sabrina Loudspeaker

July 1, 2015
Wilson Audio Sabrina Loudspeaker

Ken Kessler has posted a review of the Wilson Audio Sabrina loudspeakers ($15,900) at Hi-Fi News and Record Review. His conclusions: “Sometimes, you really don’t have to look a gift horse in the mouth: the Sabrina is the best value Wilson speaker ever – and I’ve heard all of them since the first WATT....
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YG Acoustics Carmel 2 Loudspeaker

June 30, 2015
YG Acoustics Carmel 2 Loudspeaker

Phil Gold has posted a review of the YG Acoustics Carmel 2 loudspeakers ($24,300/pair) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “The Carmel 2 sounds like a bigger brother to the Carmel, but actually it’s slightly slimmer (41″ x 9″ x 13″ versus 41″ x 11″ x 15″). The Carmel 2 is a thorough revision...
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Estelon XB Loudspeaker

June 26, 2015
Estelon XB Loudspeaker

Alan Taffel has posted a review of the Estelon XB loudspeakers ($35,900/pair) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “The Estelon XB is a rare component, capable of connecting you not only to the music but to the minds and hearts of the players and singers behind the music. Thirty-five-thousand, nine hundred dollars is unquestionably...
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SVS Prime Towers Loudspeaker

June 26, 2015
SVS Prime Towers Loudspeaker

Rick LaFaver has posted a review of the SVS Prime Towers loudspeakers ($1000/pair) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “On balance, it would be tough to find a better speaker to pull double duty in this price range, as it demolishes all of the big box offerings at its prices point and is equal...
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