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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.

Pioneer Adds DTS Play-Fi to Select Products

Pioneer Adds DTS Play-Fi to Select Products

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Onkyo & Pioneer Corporation has announced the addition of DTS Play-Fi multi-room audio streaming to two Pioneer products: the $349 MRX-3 wireless speaker and the $1,000 FS-EB70 Elite 3.1.2-channel soundbar system (shown here). Many Pioneer and Elite AV receivers will... Read More

 
Focal Debuts Atmos-Friendly Sib Evo Speaker System

Focal Debuts Atmos-Friendly Sib Evo Speaker System

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Focal has introduced a new Atmos-friendly speaker system based on its Sib satellite speaker. The new Sib Evo line includes three products: The updated Sib Evo satellite speaker combines a five-inch Polyflex woofer with a one-inch silk dome tweeter; the... Read More

 
Monitor Audio Launches Updated Silver Series Lineup

Monitor Audio Launches Updated Silver Series Lineup

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Monitor Audio has introduced a new, completely revised version of its Silver Series speaker lineup. The line includes nine models: three towers, two bookshelf speakers, two center channels, a dipole/bipole surround speaker, and a subwoofer. The press release below details... Read More

 
Smart Speaker Owners Are Listening to More Audio at Home, Study Shows

Smart Speaker Owners Are Listening to More Audio at Home, Study Shows

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NPR, in conjunction with Edison Research, conducted a national online survey of 1,620 Americans (ages 18 and up) to learn more about the habits of people who own smart speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home. The study found... Read More

 
Apple Announces the HomePod Wireless Speaker with Voice Control

Apple Announces the HomePod Wireless Speaker with Voice Control

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At its World Developers Conference this week, Apple introduced the HomePod, a wireless speaker that uses Siri voice control and is designed to work with Apple Music. The speaker features seven beam-forming tweeters, an up-facing woofer, a six-microphone array with... Read More

 
New VG7 Omnidirectional Outdoor Speaker From Soundcast

New VG7 Omnidirectional Outdoor Speaker From Soundcast

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Soundcast has added a new premium outdoor speaker to its VGX Series. The VG7 combines four omnidirectional three-inch drivers with a seven-inch down-firing woofer in a shock-absorbing, weatherprpoof cabinet that measures 18.9 inches tall and weighs 21 pounds. This portable,... Read More

 
MarkAudio-SOTA to Unveil New Cesti MB Speaker at the LA Audio Show

MarkAudio-SOTA to Unveil New Cesti MB Speaker at the LA Audio Show

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MarkAudio-SOTA will unveil its latest speaker, the Cesti MB, at the upcoming LA Audio Show. Priced at $1,595/pair, the Cesti MB uses a single all-range 4.4-inch symmetric driver and employs the company's proprietary minimalist control network to precisely control the... Read More

 
Control4 and Triad Speakers Introduce New Garden Array Outdoor Speaker System

Control4 and Triad Speakers Introduce New Garden Array Outdoor Speaker System

By Dennis Burger

 

Outdoor audio isn't a thing we cover often here at Home Theater Review, but it's a category whose popularity has positively exploded in the past few years, as more and more people seek to make their backyards an extension of... Read More

 
New D-M41 Music System From Denon

New D-M41 Music System From Denon

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Denon has announced a new compact music system called the D-M41. Due out in June, the D-M41 combines a stereo CD receiver rated at 30 watts per channel with a pair of SC-M41 bookshelf speakers. Denon has added Bluetooth support... Read More

 
Chromecast and Google Home Now Available on Pioneer Audio Products

Chromecast and Google Home Now Available on Pioneer Audio Products

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Pioneer has announced that a number of its 2016/2017 AV receivers, HT systems, and network speakers now support Chromecast audio streaming and voice control via Google Home. Specific model numbers are listed in the press release below, and the functionality... Read More