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Bookshelf speakers is a category known today more as small speakers as there are so many new form factors that loudspeakers can meet. In the world of home theater there are round speakers, pencil-thin speakers, wireless speakers, paper-thin speakers and beyond. For those looking for speakers that aren't parked on the floor - you've found the right page here on HomeTheaterReview.com. For an entire catalog of small audiophile speakers and or bookshelf monitors - check out our bookshelf speaker archive.

What's the Ideal Speaker Driver Configuration?

What's the Ideal Speaker Driver Configuration?

By Brent Butterworth

 

Is there an ideal driver configuration for speakers? Brent Butterworth discusses the strengths and weaknesses of various driver configurations. Does he have a favorite? Follow the link to find out. Read More

 
Yamaha Adds WX-010 Tabletop Speaker to MusicCast Line

Yamaha Adds WX-010 Tabletop Speaker to MusicCast Line

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Yamaha has added a new, lower-priced speaker to its MusicCast line of wireless, multi-room audio products. The WX-010 ($199.99) is a two-way design with a 3.5-inch woofer and one-inch tweeter on front and dual opposing passive radiators on each side.... Read More

 
Devialet Announces Its Most Powerful Phantom Speaker to Date

Devialet Announces Its Most Powerful Phantom Speaker to Date

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Devialet has unveiled its most powerful, high-performance Phantom speaker to date. The Gold Phantom boasts 4,500 watts of power, and Devialet lists its maximum volume at 108 dB. The original Phantom powered speaker turned a lot of heads and earned... Read More

 
PlanterSpeakers Introduces Stylish Three-Way Outdoor Speakers

PlanterSpeakers Introduces Stylish Three-Way Outdoor Speakers

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

PlanterSpeakers has introduced two new planter speaker designs, designed to provide invisible sound to an indoor or outdoor space. Both the Flagstone (shown right) and the Piermont (shown below) incorporate a three-way speaker with a 10-inch woofer, a four-inch midrange... Read More

 
Aerial Acoustics to Show Off the Model 5T Bookshelf Speaker

Aerial Acoustics to Show Off the Model 5T Bookshelf Speaker

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

At T.H.E. Show Newport this coming weekend, Aerial Acoustics will host the first public performance of the new Model 5T bookshelf speaker, which shares many design elements with the company's Model 6T and 7T floorstanding designs. The 5T combines a... Read More

 
OPPO Introduces Sonica Wi-Fi Speaker

OPPO Introduces Sonica Wi-Fi Speaker

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

OPPO Digital has entered the multi-room wireless audio arena with the introduction of the Sonica Wi-Fi speaker. The Sonica has Wi-Fi, AirPlay, and Bluetooth capabilities, and it can be used as a single speaker, set up in a stereo pair,... Read More

 
Definitive Technology Debuts BP9000 Bipolar Speaker Line

Definitive Technology Debuts BP9000 Bipolar Speaker Line

By Brent Butterworth

 

With its new speaker line, Definitive Technology draws its inspiration from its original speakers, launched way back in 1990. Like the company's first model, the BP10, the new BP9000 line uses bipolar designs, with speaker drivers mounted on the front... Read More

 
Sony Debuts New Speakers, Receivers, Blu-ray Players, and More

Sony Debuts New Speakers, Receivers, Blu-ray Players, and More

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Sony has introduced a full slate of new audio products, including a soundbar, two new wireless speakers, two new AV receivers, a USB turntable, a 4K upconverting Blu-ray player, and a new universal disc player. Details on all the new... Read More

 
Focal Introduces New Line of Outdoor Speakers

Focal Introduces New Line of Outdoor Speakers

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Focal North America has introduced four new outdoor speakers. The new Custom OD 108 (shown here, $349 each) and Chorus OD 706-V ($429 each) are traditional eight-ohm speakers, while the new Custom OD 108-T ($540 each) and Chorus OD 706-VT... Read More

 
Onkyo Debuts Two New HTiB Systems

Onkyo Debuts Two New HTiB Systems

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Onkyo has introduced two new home-theater-in-a-box solutions. The HT-S7800 ($999, shown here) includes support for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, with upfiring drivers in the front L/R speakers to deliver a 5.1.2 surround presentation. Both the HT-S7800 and the 5.1-channel HT-S3800... Read More