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Ruark Equinox Loudspeakers Reviewed

Ruark Equinox Loudspeakers Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

For those wanting large sound from a smallish speaker these might just be the ticket. Read More

 
MBL 101 Loudspeakers Reviewed

MBL 101 Loudspeakers Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Terry's Aluminium Oranges. The Teutonic Tangerine. The Accordian from Mars. The jokes flew thick and fast when the MBL 101 first appeared outside of Germany, with industry smart-arses (myself included) refusing to believe that this louspeaker was any different from... Read More

 
 Spendor BC1 Loudspeakers Reviewed

Spendor BC1 Loudspeakers Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

A British speaker of somewhat conventional design the Splendor BC1 is a legend in some British circles. Large production of this now discontinued model ensure availability for those looking on the used market. Click here for a full review. Read More

 
Sonus faber Topolino Loudspeakers Reviewed

Sonus faber Topolino Loudspeakers Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

A historical model from Sonus Faber this is a speaker you aren't likely to see much of outside of some die hard fans. Read More

 
Apogee Centaur Electronstatic Loudspeakers Reviewed

Apogee Centaur Electronstatic Loudspeakers Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Feeling a bit like the boy who cried 'Wolf!', I still can't help but regard this new range from Apogee as 'ribbons for the masses'. But unlike the last models which inspired this sort of reaction -- Stages and Calipers... Read More

 
Apogee Stage Electrostatic Loudspeakers Reviewed

Apogee Stage Electrostatic Loudspeakers Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

The Apogee Stage is a large electrostatic speaker with a huge cult following. The smoothness and ease of the midrange make these audiophile favorites. Beware in an earthquake but until then - these speakers sound great and are a big part of audiophile history. Read More

 
TDL Studio 0.5 Bookshelf Loudspeakers Reviewed

TDL Studio 0.5 Bookshelf Loudspeakers Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

While the Studio 0.5 is a smaller version of the Studio 1, it still looks "commanding in the all-black finish." It has a "remarkably coherent sound" which matches the Studio 1 for consistency. Once the speaker is ideally positioned for bass, our reviewer advised listeners to "ready yourself for amazement..." Read More

 

Monitor Audio Reference 1200 "Gold" Loudspeakers Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

The 1200 "produced a wonderfully convincing 3D soundstage, including more than ample height and wholly satisfying depth" and compared favorably with many larger competitors. It also successfully reproduces the "feel of the lower registers." The treble is "silky-smooth, the texture occurring far lower down the frequency scale..." Read More

 
Apogee DAX Crossover Reviewed

Apogee DAX Crossover Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Although it is actually a crossover for use with the Apogee Divas and Grands, it has graphic EQ capabilities usually found on a preamp. Obviously, if you have an Apogee Diva you want to use this instead of the stock passive crossover unit, if you can find one. Read More

 
Orchid Two Deep Resolution Loudspeaker Reviewed

Orchid Two Deep Resolution Loudspeaker Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

What a gap: the Heil Air Motion Transformer first appeared some 30 years ago, pretty much faded from sight, and then - whoosh!!! Up pop a couple of new systems using the legendary tweeter, from two unrelated sources. With the... Read More