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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

 
Paradigm Reference Studio 20 v.5 Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Paradigm Reference Studio 20 v.5 Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

The second smallest speaker in Paradigm's Reference Studio Line, the 20 V.5 uses a dual front-firing port to enhance its bass extension, but if you want to rock your house a subwoofer will be required. Not as airy on top as the Signature S2, more "just the facts" with a super smooth yet revealing midrange. Read More

 
Orb Audio Mod4 Home Theater Speaker System Reviewed

Orb Audio Mod4 Home Theater Speaker System Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
5 Stars
 

Orb has long been an innovator in compact and round speakers. The Mod4 "possesses an amazing coherence along nearly all of the frequency range due largely to their point source design and cross over free nature for a two-channel or home theater experience that must be heard to be believed..." Read More