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Definitive Technology ProMonitor 1000 Speaker Reviewed

Definitive Technology ProMonitor 1000 Speaker Reviewed

By Dr. Ken Taraszka

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Definitive Technology's very versatile ProMonitor 1000 bookshelf speaker surprised Dr. Ken Taraszka with its bass extension, efficiency, and technological sophistication. If you need small speakers with a big sound, check out the ProMonitor 1000s. Read More

 
Mordaunt-Short Performance Home Theater Speaker System Reviewed

Mordaunt-Short Performance Home Theater Speaker System Reviewed

By Dr. Ken Taraszka

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

If you're not familiar with the name, don't worry, you soon will be for Mordaunt-Short is on a tear to make a name for itself in the home theater and audiophile loudspeaker space, beginning with their Performance Home Theater Speaker System, which reviewer Ken Taraszka found to be an affordable revelation. Read More

 
Bowers & Wilkins MM-1 Computer Speakers Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins MM-1 Computer Speakers Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Designed to be computer speakers for people who care about computer sound, Andrew Robinson found the diminutive B&W MM-1 powered nearfield monitors delivered a great sound not only on his desktop, but also in his guest bedroom, office, and kitchen. Read More

 
Definitive Technology C/L/R 3000 Loudspeaker Reviewed

Definitive Technology C/L/R 3000 Loudspeaker Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Designed originally as a center channel speaker to mate with their floor-standing speakers, the C/L/R 3000 can also be used for a two-channel system that must fit in a book case or cadenza. Carefully finished with gloss black end caps, the C/L/R 3000 looks slick. Read More

 
Boston Acoustics SoundWare On-Wall Loudspeakers Reviewed

Boston Acoustics SoundWare On-Wall Loudspeakers Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Mount it on the wall, desktop, or even outdoors the compact Boston Acoustics SoundWare on-wall speaker will deliver impressive sound for under $100. Available in white, silver, bamboo, red, onyx, expression and natural, the SoundWare is designed to blend in. Read More

 
MartinLogan Motion Speaker System Reviewed

MartinLogan Motion Speaker System Reviewed

By Dr. Ken Taraszka

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Featuring their new Folded Motion tweeter. The Motion 2 is only 11 x 5 x 4.5 inch making it perfect for nearfield desktop duties while the larger Motion 4 bookshelf would work well in a small home theater system combined with the Motion 8 Center Channel. Read More

 
Krell Modulari Primo Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Krell Modulari Primo Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

The Modulari Primo is Krell's all out assault on the bookshelf speaker category. With a 0.75 inch thick aluminum enclosure, this baby of the LAT series weighs in at 85 pounds. Andrew Robinson loved their reference-level performance. Read More

 
Orb Audio Mod1 Home Theater Speaker System Reviewed

Orb Audio Mod1 Home Theater Speaker System Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

The Orb Mod1 home theater speaker system delivers a complete 5.1 speaker package for only $798 that sounds amazingly good and fits easily into a multi-purpose room. Find out why reviewers everywhere think round speakers rock. Read More

 
Orb Audio Classic One Stereo Speaker System Reviewed

Orb Audio Classic One Stereo Speaker System Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

This $549 three-piece speaker system uses the same Mod1 satellites as Orb's 5.1 home theater system. Mated with the Orb Super Eight subwoofer to make a threesome, the Mod1s make for a fantastic small room system. Read More

 
Paradigm Signature Reference S1 Monitor Loudspeaker Reviewed

Paradigm Signature Reference S1 Monitor Loudspeaker Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
5 Stars
 

The Signature Reference S1s are the smallest speakers in the Paradigm's Signature Line. With their 1 inch Beryllium dome tweeter and easy to drive 90 dB sensitivity, the S1s can play loudly and cleanly. Mated with a subwoofer the S1s can deliver world-class sound. Read More