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Floorstanding and Audiophile Loudspeaker Reviews

While the rest of the home theater world may be cashing in on the LED HDTV craze, you still need a pair of floorstanding loudspeakers if you're trying to achieve a true, full-range sound in your home theater. For the audiophile in you there's nothing better than pair of reference grade floorstanding loudspeakers from the likes of Bowers & Wilkins, Revel, Wilson Audio, Paradigm and more. Tight on space? Today's modern floorstanding loudspeaker isn't the boxy black coffin from days of old-many have become streamlined pieces of art featuring finishes that rival some of the world's most exotic cars.

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Acoustic Zen Adagio Loudspeakers Reviewed

Acoustic Zen Adagio Loudspeakers Reviewed

By Brian Kahn

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Made by a company more known for their cables, the Adagio is a true work of art with exceptional cabinetwork and solid sound all at an affordable price. Those looking for a smaller speaker a stand mounted version is also available in the Jr. model Read More

 
Bowers & Wilkins 703 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins 703 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Sitting in the middle line of B&W speakers the 703 gets you a lot of the technology from the 800 series at a much lower price point. These are great speakers for those starting out in the high-end world or for those aspiring to it. Read More

 
Vandersteen 1c Loudspeaker Reviewed

Vandersteen 1c Loudspeaker Reviewed

By Jim Swantko

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Using their patented aligned dynamic design Vandersteen has made a now classic in the Model 1C. These speakers reasonably high efficiency and offer a stable load allowing them to be powered by most decent amplifiers. Read More

 
Bowers & Wilkins XT4 Loudspeaker Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins XT4 Loudspeaker Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

B&W's lifestyle speakers the XT4's are aesthetically designed to fit into a modern design scheme while offering the sound B&W is famous for. These speakers can easily be paired with a matching center channel, surrounds and subwoofer for use in an ultra sleek home theater. Read More

 
Revel Concerta F12 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Revel Concerta F12 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

The Concerta F12 is one of the smallest first generation Revel speakers. Offered at a budget price but with the same upper end as the larger models in the Concerta line this can still be a great speaker especially when well mated to a subwoofer. Read More

 
Revel Performa F52 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Revel Performa F52 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

The largest of the mid-level first generation Revel speakers, the F52 had solid full range performance with a simple cabinet design. These speakers got the same treatment as all Revels with matched drivers to ensure each speaker perfectly matched their standard. Read More

 
JBL Studio L Series L890 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

JBL Studio L Series L890 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

A four way design with super tweeter to handle the ultra high frequencies it offers an open sound in a visually slender cabinet. JBL didn't stop their the speaker is front ported making placement close to the rear wall easy and offers plenty of wiring flexibility too. Read More

 
Monitor Audio Silver RS6 Loudspeaker Reviewed

Monitor Audio Silver RS6 Loudspeaker Reviewed

By Sean Killebrew

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Monitor Audio is a British speaker maker who offers a lot of speaker for the money and the RS6 is no exception to that paradigm. Offering full range sound that belies their price point these are fan favorites. Read More

 
B&W Signature Diamond Loudspeakers Reviewed

B&W Signature Diamond Loudspeakers Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

When a speaker maker like B&W makes a signature diamond model you have to expect the best. From the design and attention to detail of the cabinets to the sound produced by them I want it all. To see if these will meet all your needs. Click here for a full review. Read More

 
Quad Super System Reviewed

Quad Super System Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Want to know what Quad really thinks their speakers should sound? Why not buy all your components from them? They do make a full line of gear as well, and this is a review of such a system. Read More