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Floorstanding speakers as a home theater or audiophile category encompasses larger speakers that mainly sit on the floor. Sometime floorstanding speakers are active meaning they have amps inside of them. More often than not, floorstanding speakers are powered by separate power amps. Stereotypically, these amps are placed beside a reference level loudspeaker. To read news about entry level floorstanding speakers to cost-no-object reference grade loudspeakers - please find a full archive of news stories below organized by date. For reviews of the best in audiophile floorstanding speakers check out the HomeTheaterReview.com Floorstanding Speaker Review archive.

THIEL Introduces 40th Anniversary Speaker Line

THIEL Introduces 40th Anniversary Speaker Line

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

At this week's Consumer Electronics Show, THIEL Audio will show off a variety of new products, including the 40th Anniversary speaker line due out in the first quarter of 2017. More details should be available after the show, but we... Read More

 
Magico Debuts S3 Mk II Floorstanding Speaker

Magico Debuts S3 Mk II Floorstanding Speaker

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

In January, Magico will add a new model to its S-Series Mk II speaker line. The new S3 Mk II, which falls in the middle of the lineup between the S1 and S5 models, combines a one-inch diamond-coated Beryllium tweeter... Read More

 
Polk Introduces Signature Speaker Series

Polk Introduces Signature Speaker Series

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

At last week's CEDIA Expo, Polk Audio introduced a completely new speaker line. The Signature Series features eight affordably priced speakers that pull technologies from the company's higher-end lines like the Monitor and LSiM Series. The lineup includes three tower... Read More

 
RBH Adds AMT Tweeter to Its Signature Reference Speakers

RBH Adds AMT Tweeter to Its Signature Reference Speakers

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

RBH Sound has announced an update to its Signature Reference speaker line. Starting at the end of October, all of the speakers in the series will feature an Air Motion Transformer (AMT) tweeter, which was previously only used in the... Read More

 
We Are All Shopping for the Nth Degree

We Are All Shopping for the Nth Degree

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

A recent trip to see Bowers & Wilkins' new flagship Diamond Series speaker, the 800 D3, got Jerry Del Colliano thinking about levels of performance in our AV systems. How much are you willing to pay for the Nth degree of performance? Read More

 
Phase Technology Announces New Versions of dARTS Speaker Systems

Phase Technology Announces New Versions of dARTS Speaker Systems

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Phase Technology has announced updated versions of its dARTS speaker systems. dARTS stands for Digital Audio Referece Theater System, and each system is designed to offer precisely matched speakers and performance that is precisely optimized for your room. A customized... Read More

 
PlanterSpeakers Debuts Bedford and North Salem Outdoor Speakers

PlanterSpeakers Debuts Bedford and North Salem Outdoor Speakers

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

PlanterSpeakers has introduced two new outdoor speakers: the Bedford and the North Salem (shown here). As the company's name suggests, these speakers are designed to look and act like planters that make a stylish addition to any outdoor environment. The... Read More

 
What's the Ideal Speaker Driver Configuration?

What's the Ideal Speaker Driver Configuration?

By Brent Butterworth

 

Is there an ideal driver configuration for speakers? Brent Butterworth discusses the strengths and weaknesses of various driver configurations. Does he have a favorite? Follow the link to find out. Read More

 
PlanterSpeakers Introduces Stylish Three-Way Outdoor Speakers

PlanterSpeakers Introduces Stylish Three-Way Outdoor Speakers

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

PlanterSpeakers has introduced two new planter speaker designs, designed to provide invisible sound to an indoor or outdoor space. Both the Flagstone (shown right) and the Piermont (shown below) incorporate a three-way speaker with a 10-inch woofer, a four-inch midrange... Read More

 
Definitive Technology Debuts BP9000 Bipolar Speaker Line

Definitive Technology Debuts BP9000 Bipolar Speaker Line

By Brent Butterworth

 

With its new speaker line, Definitive Technology draws its inspiration from its original speakers, launched way back in 1990. Like the company's first model, the BP10, the new BP9000 line uses bipolar designs, with speaker drivers mounted on the front... Read More