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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.

House of Marley Debuts New Turntable, Headphones, and Speakers

House of Marley Debuts New Turntable, Headphones, and Speakers

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At the recent CES, House of Marley showed off a variety of new products, including the company's first turntable, the Stir It Up ($199.99), which includes a built-in preamp. Other new offerings include the Nesta ceramic in-ear headphones ($49.99), Voyage... Read More

 
James Loudspeaker Introduces W Series Speakers

James Loudspeaker Introduces W Series Speakers

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James Loudspeaker's new W Series of architectural speakers consists of the 52QW and 53QW. These wedge-shaped speakers are designed for specialized applications like corner installs and 3D audio (Dolby Atmos, DTS:X). The $1,000 52QW (shown here) features a single 5.25-inch... Read More

 
RBH Sound's SV Series Is Now Shipping

RBH Sound's SV Series Is Now Shipping

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RBH Sound has announced that most of the speakers in the SV Series, which was first displayed at last year's CES, are now shipping--including the SV‑61 bookshelf, SV‑661 L/C/R, SV‑661C center channel, SV‑6500 tower, and four subwoofers: two non-powered models... Read More

 
Emotiva Debuts XPA Gen3 Amp and New Airmotiv Speakers

Emotiva Debuts XPA Gen3 Amp and New Airmotiv Speakers

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Emotiva showed off a number of new products at the recent Consumer Electronics Show. In addition to the previously announced Emersa line of lifestyle-oriented preamps and amps, the company debuted the modular XPA Gen3 amplifier, which can be configured with... Read More

 
McIntosh Announces New AV Processor and Play-Fi Components

McIntosh Announces New AV Processor and Play-Fi Components

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McIntosh announced three new products at last week's CES. The new MX122 AV processor ($7,000) supports Dolby Atmos and can be upgraded to support DTS:X, it features HDMO 2.0a with HDCP 2.2, and it has multi-zone support and network functionality... Read More

 
Klipsch Introduces the R-15PM Powered Monitor

Klipsch Introduces the R-15PM Powered Monitor

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This month, Klipsch will add its first powered monitor to the Reference Series. The new R-15PM features Klipsch's proprietary Hybrid Tractrix Horn technology with a titanium tweeter and copper-spun IMG woofer. This powered monitor also sports an integrated phono preamp,... Read More

 
Samsung to Debut Atmos-Capable Soundbar with Wireless Surrounds

Samsung to Debut Atmos-Capable Soundbar with Wireless Surrounds

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Samsung has announced a new Atmos-capable soundbar, the HW-K950. This soundbar will incorporate forward-facing and up-firing drivers to re-create the overhead effects of Atmos, and the package will also include surround speakers that have up-firing drivers. The HW-K950 also comes... Read More

 
SVS Announces Multi-purpose Prime Elevation Speaker

SVS Announces Multi-purpose Prime Elevation Speaker

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In April of 2016, SVS will launch the new Prime Elevation speaker. This compact, trapezoidal speaker can fill a variety of surround sound roles, from a down-firing height channel to an up-firing Atmos channel to a traditional front, center, or... Read More

 
15 Percent of U.S. Broadband Households Plan to Buy Wireless Speakers

15 Percent of U.S. Broadband Households Plan to Buy Wireless Speakers

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A recent Parks Research study found that, of U.S. broadband households, 18 percent plan to buy earbuds over the next 12 months, 16 percent plan to buy headphones, and 15 percent plan to buy wireless speakers. "The smartphone has evolved... Read More

 
Monitor Audio Debuts New Platinum II Series

Monitor Audio Debuts New Platinum II Series

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Monitor Audio has introduced the newest version of its flagship Platinum Series. The Platinum II Series features seven new models (three towers, one bookshelf, two center channels, and a subwoofer) that boast a variety of updates that result in, according... Read More