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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

 
Xhifi XDC-1 Desktop Audio System Reviewed

Xhifi XDC-1 Desktop Audio System Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
5 Stars
 

The Xhifi XDC-1 "utilizes advanced driver and enclosure technology designed for near-field listening, beefed-up amplification and elegant finishing to bring genuine high-end performance to everyday applications." Our reviewer was impressed by the bass, noting it "is better than anything I have heard in a desktop system Read More

 
Paradigm Atom Monitor V.5 Speaker Reviewed

Paradigm Atom Monitor V.5 Speaker Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
5 Stars
 

Reviewer Andrew Robinson was really taken with the Atom Monitor, calling it "so much fun and musically enjoyable that...it reminds him "how simple his love of music used to be." The upper frequencies are "composed, smooth and non-fatiguing and the midrange and upper bass frequencies are warm, nimble and natural..." Read More