Loudspeakers

Rogers LS3/5a 65th Anniversary Edition Loudspeaker

April 25, 2015
Rogers LS3/5a 65th Anniversary Edition Loudspeaker

Simon Tremlett has posted a review of the Rogers LS3/5a 65th Anniversary Edition loudspeakers ($2250/pair) at StereoNet. His conclusions: “The Rogers LS3/5a 65th Anniversary Edition are a well made pair of bookshelf speakers, with real wood and real drivers. Although not the original KEF drivers as detailed on the LS3/5a fan site www.ls35a.com, they...
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Fluance XL7F Loudspeaker

April 25, 2015
Fluance XL7F Loudspeaker

Andre Marc has posted a review of the Fluance XL7F loudspeakers ($499/pair) at Audio Video Revolution. His conclusions: “We have here a pair of floorstanding speakers for $499, with a top-to-bottom coherent, musically satisfying presentation, and a lifetime warranty. Sheesh. Seems too good to be true, but Fluance has been in business for over...
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47 Labs Midnight Blue Audio System

April 25, 2015
47 Labs Midnight Blue Audio System

Jack Roberts has posted a review of the 47 Labs Midnight Blue audio system ($11,300) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “I have not tried to rewrite each of the reviews that have already been published. This review is more of a conclusion to all the 47 Labs Midnight Blue reviews. The closing thought I would...
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Eclipse TD-M1 Loudspeaker

April 23, 2015
Eclipse TD-M1 Loudspeaker

Art Dudley has posted a review of the Eclipse TD-M1 loudspeakers ($1300/pair) in his Listening column at Stereophile. His conclusions: “For lack of a better word, and for reasons I can’t begin to fathom, listening to the Eclipse system reminded me of listening to headphones—but headphones that everyone could hear, that didn’t make me...
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Magico M Project Loudspeaker

April 23, 2015
Magico M Project Loudspeaker

Jonathan Valin has posted an introduction to his review of the Magico M Project loudspeakers ($129,000/pair) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “In the next few weeks, I’m going to tell you how and why I believe the Magico M Pro comes closer to meeting the acoustic challenges of different musics (and to satisfying...
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Axis Voicebox S Loudspeaker

April 23, 2015
Axis Voicebox S Loudspeaker

Neil Gader has posted a review of the Axis Voicebox S loudspeakers ($2500/pair) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “The Axis VoiceBox inhabits a premium market segment where there is no lack of competition. Among its rivals are the Revel M106 and the ProAc Tablette Anniversary (each reviewed in Issue 234), both possessed of...
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Crystal Cable Minissimo Loudspeaker

April 21, 2015
Crystal Cable Minissimo Loudspeaker

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the Crystal Cable Minissimo loudspeakers ($15,000/pair) at 6moons. His conclusions: “That such elegance in the male-dominated high-end hifi sector wouldn’t be your everyday standard ingredient is obvious not just in theory. Here Gabi’s contribution affects not just the Minissimo’s outer form. It’s alive also with its inner...
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JL Audio e112 Subwoofer

April 21, 2015
JL Audio e112 Subwoofer

Robert Harley has posted a review of the JL Audio e112 subwoofer ($1900) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “But this subwoofer takes excellent performance up several notches, reproducing the dynamic, textural, and tonal nuances in acoustic or electric bass playing. Despite “light on its feet” agility, the e112 also delivers tremendous bottom-end authority....
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Vienna Acoustics Imperial Liszt Loudspeaker

April 18, 2015
Vienna Acoustics Imperial Liszt Loudspeaker

Aron Garrecht has posted a review of the Vienna Acoustics Imperial Liszt loudspeakers ($15,000) at SoundStage! Ultra. His conclusions: “The Liszt is a wonderfully neutral-, natural-, and cohesive-sounding loudspeaker; it grabbed me with its realism simply by sounding so right. While they didn’t produce Magico levels of resolution, the Liszts did portray expansive soundstages...
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GoldenEar Technology Triton One Loudspeaker

April 17, 2015
GoldenEar Technology Triton One Loudspeaker

Doug Schneider has posted a review of the GoldenEar Technology Triton One loudspeakers ($5000/pair) at SoundStage! Hi-Fi. His conclusions: “The Triton One’s performance across the board is exceptional. I’m sure you can’t find another speaker that offers all it does — in short, full-range, reference-grade sound — for a price that any serious audiophile...
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Bowers & Wilkins CM10 S2 Loudspeaker

April 17, 2015
Bowers & Wilkins CM10 S2 Loudspeaker

Tom Lyle has posted a review of the Bowers & Wilkins CM10 S2 loudspeakers ($4000/pair) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “The Bowers & Wilkins CM10 S2 are fine, multi-driver, floorstanding speakers. The sound one gets from them is definitely going to depend on the associated equipment one is using, as well as what...
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GoldenEar Technology Triton Five Loudspeaker

April 15, 2015
GoldenEar Technology Triton Five Loudspeaker

Steve Guttenberg has posted a review of the GoldenEar Technology Triton Five loudspeakers ($/pair) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “My reference Zu Audio Druid V speakers ($5,400/pair) are in some ways more exciting performers—they have superior dynamic slam and more top-end sparkle—but the Triton Fives, at less than half their cost, make more...
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iFi Audio Retro Music System

April 12, 2015
iFi Audio Retro Music System

Chris Martens has posted a review of the iFi Audio Retro music system ($1999) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “If you get a chance, do try to give this system a listen. It’s full of promise plus a touch of out-and-out sonic enchantment.” You can read the full review here.
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Triangle Titus EZ Loudspeaker

April 10, 2015
Triangle Titus EZ Loudspeaker

Ian Ringstead has posted a review of the Triangle Titus EZ loudspeakers (£600/pair) at Hi-Fi Pig. His conclusions: “At £600 I can’t recommend these speakers enough and feel they are one of the best small stand mounts under a £1000 at this current time. As they say in France. Très bien.” You can read...
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Triangle Antal Anniversary Loudspeaker

April 9, 2015
Triangle Antal Anniversary Loudspeaker

Dean Seislove has posted a review of the Triangle Antal Anniversary loudspeakers ($3499/pair) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “The Triangle Antal Anniversary Loudspeakers are thoroughly enjoyable, immediately engrossing, and wonderfully complete loudspeakers. I don’t think that a large room will show them to their best advantage, but if you have a small to medium...
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Musical Fidelity Merlin Audio System

April 9, 2015
Musical Fidelity Merlin Audio System

Andrew Everard has posted a review of the Musical Fidelity Merlin audio system (£799) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “I have to admit to coming to this system with divided thoughts. Yes, I expected good things given the brand, but still couldn’t quite dismiss from my mind the worry that this might be...
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Penaudio Sara S Loudspeaker

April 7, 2015
Penaudio Sara S Loudspeaker

Jason Kennedy has posted a review of the Penaudio Sara S loudspeakers (£5000/pair) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “The Penaudio Sara S clearly has charm; personal room matching issues aside, this is a very revealing speaker for its price, and one that serves good source and amplification very well. Combine these properties with the styling...
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Magico Q7 MKII Loudspeaker

April 7, 2015
Magico Q7 MKII Loudspeaker

Robert Harley has posted an initial review of the Magico Q7 MKII ($229,000) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “The Mk.II takes the Q7—and Magico—in a surprising new direction. It’s not as though Magico set out to fundamentally change the sound of its loudspeakers; it simply developed a new tweeter that turned out to...
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Reference Fidelity Components Raptor Loudspeakers

April 7, 2015
Reference Fidelity Components Raptor Loudspeakers

Kevin Fiske has posted a review of the Reference Fidelity Components Raptor loudspeakers ($3500/pair) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “In the case of the Raptors, Reference Fidelity Components has in my view created speakers that, as their name suggests, bite damn great lumps out of the competition by delivering benchmark accuracy along with musicality –...
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Magico Announces the S7 Loudspeaker

April 6, 2015
Magico Announces the S7 Loudspeaker

Magico, the leader in high performance loudspeaker design and manufacture, is pleased to announce a new addition to the award winning S-Series line – the S7. The S7 is a full range, 3-way design, floor standing loudspeaker that incorporates new tweeter, midrange and bass driver designs which are derived from the engineering triumphs in...
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Kaiser Acoustics Kawero! Classic Loudspeaker

April 5, 2015
Kaiser Acoustics Kawero! Classic Loudspeaker

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the Kaiser Acoustics Kawero! Classic loudspeaker (€54,208/pair) at 6moons. His conclusions: “All the details are there and teased out most finely. It’s simply not skeletal, sterile or bereft of tonal oomph. That this tactic doesn’t require augmentation from the preceding electronics says perhaps more about competing speakers...
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Hart Audio Type E Active Loudspeaker

April 5, 2015
Hart Audio Type E Active Loudspeaker

Nick Whetstone has posted a review of the Hart Audio Type E active loudspeakers (£1995/pair) at TNT Audio. His conclusions: “The Type Es were speakers that I really loved listening to with some genres of music, and I would have loved to have given them an unreserved recommendation as hi-fi speakers. With some types...
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Larsen Model 8 Loudspeaker

April 3, 2015
Larsen Model 8 Loudspeaker

Robert E. Greene has posted a review of the Larsen Model 8 loudspeakers ($) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “The Larsens, most impressively, really sound the way music actually does sound. The Model 8s are not just another try at making a speaker like all the rest except better, as so many high-end...
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Blumenhofer Acoustics Genuin FS1 M2 Loudspeaker

April 2, 2015
Blumenhofer Acoustics Genuin FS1 M2 Loudspeaker

Ralph Werner has posted a review of the Blumenhofer Acoustics Genuin FS1 M2 loudspeakers (€24,900//pair) at 6moons. His conclusions: “No doubt, it’s a bit insane, starting with even considering a speaker in this price class. That alone speaks to an obsession with music and sound, wouldn’t you say? And it’s true. All of it....
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Revel Performa3 M106 Loudspeakers

April 1, 2015
Revel Performa3 M106 Loudspeakers

Philip Beaudette has posted a review of the Revel Performa3 M106 loudspeakers ($2000/pair) at SoundStage! Hi-Fi. His conclusions: “For me, the M106 ticked all the right boxes: Its ultraclear sound uncovered plenty of detail while boasting a gorgeous, open midrange that was neutral and natural. Perhaps best of all, it maintained these qualities at...
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