Loudspeakers

Thiel TM3 Loudspeaker

May 29, 2015
Thiel TM3 Loudspeaker

Andre Marc has posted a review of the Thiel TM3 loudspeakers ($3498/pair) at Audio Video Revolution. His conclusions: “Bottom line, the TM3 is a great loudspeaker. At $3498, it certainly faces a crowded field, but in my estimation it distinguishes itself in several ways. Smooth, accurate tonal balance, top tier styling, excellent construction, and...
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Magico M Project Loudspeaker

May 28, 2015
Magico M Project Loudspeaker

Jonathan Valin has posted part two of his review of the Magico M Project loudspeakers ($129,0000) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “For a listener like me—who prizes fidelity and realism—Magicos came and come closer to ideal transparency than any other loudspeakers. Having said this, I want to make it clear that I do...
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Harbeth Super HL5plus Loudspeaker

May 28, 2015
Harbeth Super HL5plus Loudspeaker

Art Dudley has posted a review of the Harbeth Super HL5plus loudspeakers ($6695/pair) at Stereophile. His conclusions: “The British box endures, as does the vision of Dudley Harwood and his BBC compatriots: For the listener who wants a loudspeaker that is both explicit and truthfully beautiful, the Harbeth Super HL5plus is an excellent choice.”...
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KEF Blade Two Loudspeaker

May 28, 2015
KEF Blade Two Loudspeaker

John Atkinson has posted a review of the KEF Blade Two loudspeakers ($25,000/pair) at Stereophile. His conclusions: “The low frequencies are balanced to be neutral in a room larger than mine, though too large a room and the top octaves might start to sound mellow—which could be a concern, considering how sweet they already...
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Fritz Carbon 7 SE Loudspeaker

May 28, 2015
Fritz Carbon 7 SE Loudspeaker

Paul Mah has posted a review of the Fritz Carbon 7 SE loudspeakers ($2500) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “The Fritz Carbon 7 SE is a really good loudspeaker and will sound its best if quality components are used. Anyone will be rewarded with extremely pleasurable listening sessions as a result of synergistic pairing of...
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Whatmough P33i Signature Series Loudspeaker

May 26, 2015
Whatmough P33i Signature Series Loudspeaker

Greg Borrowman has posted a review of the Whatmough P33i Signature Series loudspeakers ($9500/pair) at AVHub. His conclusions: “The Whatmough Monitor P33i Signature speakers are not only superb loudspeakers: at the asking price, they also happen to represent outstanding value for money. Audition them up against imports at two or three times the price...
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Audionautics S-Series Loudspeaker

May 25, 2015
Audionautics S-Series Loudspeaker

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the Audionautics S-Series loudspeakers (CHF 4800) at 6moons. His conclusions: “It’s not farfetched at all to predict that lovers of affordable no-feedback single-ended valve amps could herewith have found their speaker alter ego. I’d simply not recommend an actual match of such amps with these boxes. I...
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Pylon Audio Sapphire 25 Loudspeaker

May 23, 2015
Pylon Audio Sapphire 25 Loudspeaker

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the Pylon Audio Sapphire 25 loudspeakers (€750/pair) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “Speakers from Pylon’s Pearl line might be more impressive during first listening session. They seem to offer denser, deeper, more distinct sound. It takes a while to realize that it is not as clear, as...
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REL S/5 Subwoofer

May 23, 2015
REL S/5 Subwoofer

Neil Gader has posted a review of the REL S/5 subwoofer ($2500) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “In both subtle and not so subtle ways the REL S/5 completed every speaker system it partnered with. Ultimately, it’s up to every audiophile to ask himself whether he wants the whole musical picture—the entirety of...
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YG Acoustics Hailey 1.2 Loudspeaker

May 22, 2015
YG Acoustics Hailey 1.2 Loudspeaker

Anthony Cordesman has posted a review of the YG Acoustics Hailey 1.2 loudspeakers ($42,800/pair) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “This speaker’s wide soundstage, its ability to present imaging that is as natural as the recording permits, and its reproduction of the mastertape’s original depth level are all truly outstanding. Each of these virtues...
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PMC Fact 12 Loudspeaker

May 22, 2015
PMC Fact 12 Loudspeaker

WL Low has posted a review of the PMC Fact 12 loudspeakers ($) at AV2DAY. His conclusions: “” You can read the full review here.
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Merlin Music Black Magic TSM Loudspeaker

May 20, 2015
Merlin Music Black Magic TSM Loudspeaker

Malcolm J. Gomes has posted a review of the Merlin Music Black Magic TSM loudspeakers ($3080/pair) at Positve Feedback. His conclusions: “The TSMs give you such a transparent window into your upstream components, it is important that they also be as neutral as possible because if they are not, the TSMs will tell on...
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Audio Note AN-K/SPe Loudspeaker

May 19, 2015
Audio Note AN-K/SPe Loudspeaker

Jack Roberts has posted a review of the Audio Note AN-K/SPe loudspeakers ($3700) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “Like I said the Audio Note AN-K speakers are the speaker that almost no one talks about in the Audio Note speaker line and it shouldn’t be. It is a highly versatile speaker. It can play with...
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Fritz Speakers Carbon 7 SE Loudspeaker

May 17, 2015
Fritz Speakers Carbon 7 SE Loudspeaker

John Richardson has posted a review of the Fritz Speakers Carbon 7 SE loudspeakers ($2500/pair) at Part-Time Audiophile. His conclusions: “Well, it looks like Fritz Heiler has done it again. Another day, another great monitor speaker. This one, though, is really special in that it strikes a superb balance between musicality and resolution, as...
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Paradigm Prestige 15B Speaker System

May 16, 2015
Paradigm Prestige 15B Speaker System

Mark Fleischmann has posted a review of the Paradigm Prestige 15B speaker system ($6145) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “The Paradigm Prestige series combines state-of-the-art design, ingenious engineering, and superb build quality with voicing that I found cinematically and musically unerring. Speakers that allow me one-setting enjoyment of action movies, with no dynamic...
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KEF R100 Loudspeaker

May 15, 2015
KEF R100 Loudspeaker

Jeff Stockton has posted a review of the KEF R100 loudspeakers ($1199/pair) at SoundStage! Access. His conclusions: “The R100s could handle anything I threw at them. With any given track, I was always anxious to hear exactly how they would handle it, how much composure they could muster. But when fed acoustic rock or...
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Concrete Audio N1 Loudspeaker

May 13, 2015
Concrete Audio N1 Loudspeaker

Rene van Es has posted a review of the Concrete Audio N1 loudspeakers (€32,000) at The Ear. His conclusions: “The purity and low distortion levels of these loudspeakers are exceptional, probably mostly due to the cabinet material. The use of concrete is not new, for instance many Karlsson resonators were built in the past...
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Triangle Antal Anniversary Loudspeaker

May 13, 2015
Triangle Antal Anniversary Loudspeaker

Dean Seislove has posted a review of the Triangle Antal Anniversary loudspeakers ($3499) 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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German Physiks Unlimited II Loudspeaker

May 13, 2015
German Physiks Unlimited II Loudspeaker

Janine Elliot has posted a review of the German Physiks Unlimited II loudspeakers (£8900) at Hi-Fi Pig. Her conclusions: “These, like MBL speakers which use a similar process, are unlike everything else at this price point. If you are happy to spend £8,900, and content at not being pinned down to one space in...
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eXemplar Audio System

May 13, 2015
eXemplar Audio System

Malachi Kenney has posted a review of the eXemplar audio system at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “As a whole, then, this was a system clearly meant for the engaged listener, a listener who listens for something rather than to something, and one who listens for hours at a stretch. Whether that something is every...
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Raidho X-1 Loudspeaker

May 13, 2015
Raidho X-1 Loudspeaker

Robert Harley has posted a review of the Raidho X-1 loudspeakers ($6400/pair) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “When used as intended, in a smallish room at moderate playback levels, the X-1 is nothing short of stunning. The treble resolution, transient performance, soundstaging, liquidity, smoothness, ease, and freedom from etch are world-class—which is saying...
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RBH MC-4C Loudspeaker

May 7, 2015
RBH MC-4C Loudspeaker

Marshall Guthrie has posted a review of the RBH MC-4C loudspeakers ($529/pair) at Audioholics. His conclusions: “The RBH MC-4C is the small speaker for customers who put a premium on appearance and want to make as few sonic compromises as possible. The MC-4C offer great sound, especially when mated with a capable subwoofer, and...
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Fluance XL7F Loudspeaker

May 5, 2015
Fluance XL7F Loudspeaker

The Poor Audiophile has posted a review of the Fluance XL7F loudspeakers ($499/pair). His conclusions: “These floor-standing speakers never stopped amazing me with their overall performance for the price. Nice aesthetics, detailed build quality, and great sound hit all the hallmarks that a value-minded audiophile or home theater enthusiasts wants in a pair of...
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Bryston Middle T Loudspeaker

May 4, 2015
Bryston Middle T Loudspeaker

Jeff Fritz has posted a review of the Bryston Middle T loudspeakers ($5400/pair) at SoundStage! Ultra. His conclusions: “The Bryston Middle T has a lot going for it. At $5400/pair, it’s an unquestionable value: a big, three-way speaker that will flat-out rock without losing its audiophile street cred. That’s a tough balancing act, but...
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Sonus Faber Lilium Loudspeaker

May 4, 2015
Sonus Faber Lilium Loudspeaker

Ken Kessler has posted a review of the Sonus Faber Lilium loudspeakers (£47,000/pair) at Hi-Fi News and Record Review. His conclusions: “Sonus faber has certainly rediscovered its ‘mojo’ for making huge floorstanders. No, these are not of the same approach nor disposition of the much-loved Homage models. Instead, they exhibit what Brunello is to...
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