Loudspeakers

KEF Blade Two Loudspeaker

April 15, 2016
KEF Blade Two Loudspeaker

Doug Schneider has posted a review of the KEF Blade Two loudspeakers ($/pair) at SoundStage! Hi-Fi. His conclusions: “Add to those qualities strict neutrality across the audioband, extremely extended highs, and clarity that made me stand up and notice, and the Blade Two is a top-drawer transducer as exciting to listen to as it...
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PranaFidelity Fifty90 Loudspeaker

April 15, 2016
PranaFidelity Fifty90 Loudspeaker

Patrick Dillon has posted a review of the PranaFidelity Fifty90 loudspeakers ($3950) at HiFiZine. His conclusions: “The Fifty90s give you a healthy dose of the Harbeth midrange magic, with the fuller bass sonics of the Mini Ts, while looking nicer than the Brystons. If you’re thinking of spending money near or above this price...
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XTZ Cinema M6 Speaker System

April 15, 2016
XTZ Cinema M6 Speaker System

Daniel Kumin has posted a review of the XTZ Cinema M6 speaker system ($5494) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “Cost aside, XTZ’s Cinema is a very impressive home theater setup. I can’t see recommending it for a music-first layout, but I doubt that most such system-builders would be interested anyway—though this Swedish layout...
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Wilson Audio Sabrina Loudspeaker

April 14, 2016
Wilson Audio Sabrina Loudspeaker

Alan Sircom has posted a review of the Wilson Audio Sabrina loudspeakers ($15,900/pair) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “There are lots of good loudspeakers. Some are very good. But the Wilson Audio Sabrina is something special. Even in the context of the track record of Wilson Audio, this is above the norm. This is quite...
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SVS Prime Tower Loudspeaker

April 14, 2016
SVS Prime Tower Loudspeaker

Audiohead has posted a review of the SVS Prime Tower loudspeakers ($1000/pair) at Audiohead. His conclusions: “The fit and finish, 3-way design and expansive soundstage all collectively push for something not usually found around these parts. Stop-and-go dynamics feel visceral and real, as does the very well executed low-end. The relative transparency is perhaps...
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Wilson Audio Sabrina Loudspeaker

April 14, 2016
Wilson Audio Sabrina Loudspeaker

Marc Mickelson has posted a review of the Wilson Audio Sabrina ($15,900/pair) at The Audio Beat. His conclusions: “The sound coming from the Sabrinas was absolutely dazzling. The resolution, endearing naturalness and ease, spatial focus and iron-fisted grip into the lowest reaches of the bass were all obvious. What was most surprising, however, was...
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Roksan TR-5 S2 Loudspeaker

April 14, 2016
Roksan TR-5 S2 Loudspeaker

Dominic Marsh has posted a review of the Roksan TR-5 S2 loudspeakers (£995) at Hi-Fi Pig. His conclusions: “To sum up the Roksan TR-5 S2 speakers then, the sound overall was warm and mellow rather than clinical, fast and sharp, bass was full, powerful and rounded, while the midrange still showed signs of colouration...
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GamuT RS5i Loudspeaker

April 13, 2016
GamuT RS5i Loudspeaker

Jeff Dorgay has posted a review of the GamuT RS5i loudspeakers ($32,900) at TONEAudio. His conclusions: “As I said at the beginning of this review; I’m biased towards the GamuT speakers, they offer everything I personally enjoy in a pair of speakers, in abundance.” You can read the full review here.
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Bryston Mini A Loudspeaker

April 11, 2016
Bryston Mini A Loudspeaker

Tan Te has posted a review of the Bryston Mini A loudspeakers (/pair) at av2day.com. His conclusions: “The Mini A goes beyond what I’d expect an entry level loudspeaker to do. Their capabilities are such that they deserve to be partnered with higher quality equipment and should survive a few cycles of upgrade. All...
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Sonus Faber Chameleon B Loudspeaker

April 11, 2016
Sonus Faber Chameleon B Loudspeaker

Myron Ho has posted a review of the Sonus Faber Chameleon B loudspeakers ($899/pair) at HomeTheaterReview. His conclusions: “The Sonus faber Chameleon B speakers are superb value-oriented performers–truly musical speakers that have a very rich, sweet sound profile…one that I absolutely loved. Aesthetically, the ability to change colors with different side panels makes this...
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Naim Audio Mu-so Qb Music System

April 11, 2016
Naim Audio Mu-so Qb Music System

Alan Sircom has posted a review of the Naim Audio Mu-so Qb music system (£595) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “Ultimately, I’m not surprised Mu-so Qb was one of the big hits of CES – it puts a smile on your face! In truth, I’ve possibly spent more time just listening to sounds through the...
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German Physiks Unlimited MKII Loudspeaker

April 11, 2016
German Physiks Unlimited MKII Loudspeaker

Alan Sircom has posted a review of the German Physiks Unlimited MKII loudspeakers (£10,900) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “Back in issue 102, I concluded that everyone should take a listen to the Unlimited Mk II because if you like what it does, most conventional loudspeakers sound contrived. I still hold to that, but in...
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Crystal Cable Arabesque Minissimo Diamond Loudspeaker

April 9, 2016
Crystal Cable Arabesque Minissimo Diamond Loudspeaker

Dennis Davis has posted a review of the Crystal Cable Arabesque Minissimo Diamond loudspeakers ($25,000/pair with stands) at The Audio Beat. His conclusions: “The Diamond’s remarkable and innovative design, flawless build and exceptional material and parts quality combine with its creators’ artistic sensibilities to produce a musical experience shared by few speakers regardless of...
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Yamaha NX-N500 Active Loudspeaker

April 8, 2016
Yamaha NX-N500 Active Loudspeaker

Glen Wagenknecht has posted a review of the Yamaha NX-N500 active loudspeakers ($1099/pair) at 6moons. His conclusions: “If subterranean bass and room-shaking volume are at the top of your list, look elsewhere. If you want the last word in spatial presentation, be aware that Yamaha’s core signature follows more the studio style of slightly...
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DALI Rubicon 8 Speaker System

April 8, 2016
DALI Rubicon 8 Speaker System

Tom Norton has posted a review of the DALI Rubicon 8 speaker system ($13,080) at Sound and Vision. His conclusions: “And if your requirements don’t extend to an on-wall installation, you might want to look to one of DALI’s less pricey options for the center and surrounds. But the Rubicon LCR does get the...
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Serene Audio Talisman Active Loudspeaker

April 6, 2016
Serene Audio Talisman Active Loudspeaker

Jack Roberts has posted a review of the Serene Audio Talisman active loudspeakers ($445/pair) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “I love these little guys. No, they’re not going in one of my main listening systems, but they are going in my bedroom.” You can read the full review here. You can find links to more...
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Manger P1 Loudspeaker

April 4, 2016
Manger P1 Loudspeaker

Trevor Butler has posted a review of the Manger P1 loudspeakers (€8400/pair) at The Ear. His conclusions: “This full-range drive unit is supplemented by a dedicated woofer in the p1 simply because the transducer can move only a certain amount of air below about 80Hz, and people expect a design of this size and...
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ArtVibes Audio DaVinci Loudspeaker

April 4, 2016
ArtVibes Audio DaVinci Loudspeaker

Canada Hi-Fi has posted a review of the ArtVibes Audio DaVinci loudspeakers ($26,999). His conclusions: “The ArtVibes speakers adorned by established artists makes for a great conversation piece to be sure. It also helps them stand out from other speakers, especially at audio shows. Look at it this way; you are not only getting...
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Elac Debut B6 Loudspeaker

April 2, 2016
Elac Debut B6 Loudspeaker

Herb Reichert has posted a review of the Elac Debut B6 loudspeakers ($229/pair) at Stereophile. His conclusions: “Elac Americas’ new Debut B6 loudspeaker is an extremely competent audiophile design that is more musical and concise than any other speaker I’ve heard that costs less than $1000/pair. The B6′s sound was noticeably colored, but when...
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JL Audio Dominion d108 Subwoofer

April 2, 2016
JL Audio Dominion d108 Subwoofer

Hans Wetzel has posted a review of the JL Audio Dominion d108 subwoofer ($799) at SoundStage! Access. His conclusions: “JL Audio’s Dominion d108 is a truly musical subwoofer with enough refinement and control to keep up with a top-flight minimonitor, and is ballsy enough to provide robust output down to 30Hz.” You can read...
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Kyron Audio Kronos Open Baffle Loudspeaker

April 2, 2016
Kyron Audio Kronos Open Baffle Loudspeaker

Edgar Kramer has posted a review of the Kyron Audio Kronos open-baffle loudspeakers ($112,000/pair) at 6moons. His conclusions: “If you appreciate stunning industrial design and meticulous engineering, you will too – guaranteed. It provides abundant ownership satisfaction and inspires, in this writer, a sense of Aussie national pride. It’s a product for the music...
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Penaudio Serenade Loudspeakers

April 1, 2016
Penaudio Serenade Loudspeakers

KC Tseng has posted a review of the Penaudio Serenade loudspeakers ($) at Hi-Fi Senses. His conclusions: “At its price point, I think the Penaudio Serenades are easily among the best in class. Especially in the area of airiness, space, and ambience, it holds a very high ground. It is a full range and...
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German Physiks Carbon MkIV Loudspeaker

April 1, 2016
German Physiks Carbon MkIV Loudspeaker

Kriz Tan has posted a review of the German Physiks Carbon MkIV loudspeakers at Hi-Fi Senses. His conclusions: “The German Physiks Carbon MkIV might be the last speaker I would own at the moment of writing this. It was so beautiful visually and sounded sonically superb.” You can read the full review here.
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iFi Audio Retro Audio System

April 1, 2016
iFi Audio Retro Audio System

Dwayne Carter has posted a review of the iFi Audio retro audio system ($1995) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “So how do I wrap up my experience with the iFi Audio Stereo 50 and LS3.5 speakers? Well, I was sad to return them and miss having the ability to listen to virtually any...
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3 Square Audio Translator Loudspeaker

March 31, 2016
3 Square Audio Translator Loudspeaker

Ian Ringstead has posted a review of the 3 Square Audio Translator loudspeakers (£2500/pair) at Hi-Fi Pig. His conclusions: “Given the quality of materials used, the build quality and excellent sound they deserve to do well and are competitively priced. The website http://3squareaudio.com/ is well worth checking out and has some lovely pictures showing...
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