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JBL On Air Control 2.4G Wireless Speaker System

JBL On Air Control 2.4G Wireless Speaker System

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

The JBL On Air Control 2.4TG eliminates the need to run wires between the signal source and the speakers and has a transmission range of up to 70 feet. This model "are a sonic cut above other wireless models" and "sound as good as comparable wired models Read More

 
JBL WEM-1 Wireless Expansion Module

JBL WEM-1 Wireless Expansion Module

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

The JBL WEM-1 are easy to place and easy to install. The system "eliminates the need to run speaker wires from the main audio system to the surround speakers." Despite its relatively small size, the built-in amplifier is "surprisingly powerful." "The sound leans more toward the cool and analytical...yet isn't harsh or strident" Read More

 
JBL Control NOW Loudspeaker Reviewed

JBL Control NOW Loudspeaker Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Our reviewer was impressed with the sound quality of the Control NOW's. The bass response was "surprisingly robust...and not overly colored or boomy" while the midrange and treble are "clear and open, and the transition from bass to treble is smooth." Furthermore, the elbow macaroni shaped design allows it to be located in many places within a room. Read More

 
Aux Classic 2.1 Desktop Speaker System Reviewed

Aux Classic 2.1 Desktop Speaker System Reviewed

By Dr. Ken Taraszka

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

This small system impressed on first listen with its "lush deep bass at low and even to fairly loud levels while keeping the vocals and subtle background details in check." The soundstage was wide and deep with "solid dynamics." On a variety of musical tests, "the Aux system kept it all together..." Read More

 
Bose 301 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Bose 301 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
2 Stars
 

The sound of the 301 Bookshelf Speakers sounds big and the "seemingly good sensitivity" does a good job with background music and casual listening." Overall, they have "big sound and wide dispersion" despite having a "relatively small footprint." It fits well into many, space conscious homes... Read More

 
Klipsch Synergy B-3 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed

Klipsch Synergy B-3 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Like many Klipsch products, the Synergy B-3 is "easy to drive, has a forward and aggressive top end, tight bass with moderate extension and a good but not particularly wide soundstage. Appearance wise, the B-3s "offer an excellent fit and finish, with some unique cosmetic accents" that won't be found in more traditional speakers in a similar price range Read More

 
Infinity Primus P162 Loudspeaker Reviewed

Infinity Primus P162 Loudspeaker Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Don't let the modest price of the Primus P162 fool you, it delivers "true high-performance sound quality with excellent clarity and resolution and outstanding imaging and transient response." Overall, its performance is "good enough to satisfy even demanding audiophiles Read More

 
Logitech Z-2300 2.1 Desktop Speaker System Reviewed

Logitech Z-2300 2.1 Desktop Speaker System Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Let there be no doubt, the Z-2300 plays loud and "will do your movies and games justice." The subwoofer is "surprisingly good" especially considering its size and low cost. The appearance of the Z-2300 is "pretty sexy" and the adaptor allows you to connect them with many different gaming consoles Read More

 
Bose SoundDock II Reviewed

Bose SoundDock II Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
2 Stars
 

You thought Bose was going to sit on the sidelines through the iPod boom? Not a chance. The loudspeaker giant has jumped right in the game with the Bose SoundDock II which is powered front and center by an Apple iPod. Read More

 
Boston Acoustics Classic CS 2310 5.1 Speaker System Reviewed

Boston Acoustics Classic CS 2310 5.1 Speaker System Reviewed

By Sean Killebrew

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Reviewer Sean Killibrew found the CS2310s to sound "both detailed and engaging...The vocals were "clear and highly articulate" while the guitar play was "detailed and the overall feeling of being in the concert hall was convincing." The bass was "taut and palpable, even when driven to high volume Read More