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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.

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

 
Bowers & Wilkins Introduces Flagship 800 D3 Diamond Speaker

Bowers & Wilkins Introduces Flagship 800 D3 Diamond Speaker

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

This July, Bowers & Wilkins will complete its rollout of the updated Diamond Series with the introduction of the flagship 800 D3 floorstanding speaker. The company describes the 800 D3, which is priced at $15,000 each, as the "best performing,... Read More

 
Magico Announces the New M3 Speaker

Magico Announces the New M3 Speaker

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Magico has unveiled details on its latest flagship speaker, the M3. Drawing heavily from concepts and technologies first implemented in the M-Project, the new three-way M3 incorporates a new carbon-fiber side panel design, an all-graphene midrange and bass driver design,... Read More

 
Sonus faber Launches New Entry-Level Principia Speaker Collection

Sonus faber Launches New Entry-Level Principia Speaker Collection

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Sonus faber has introduced a new entry-level speaker series, called Principia, which includes two floorstanding models (priced at $1,199 to $1,499 per pair), two bookshelf models (priced at $549 to $699 per pair), and a dedicated center channel ($349 each).... Read More

 
Klipsch Announces Limited Edition 70th Anniversary Heritage Speakers

Klipsch Announces Limited Edition 70th Anniversary Heritage Speakers

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

To celebrate the company's 70th anniversary, Klipsch has added two limited-edition speakers to its Heritage Series: the $3,200/pair 70th Anniversary Heresy bookshelf speaker and the $16,000/pair 70th Anniversary Klipschorn tower speaker (shown here). The company will offer 70 pairs of... Read More

 
ATC Introduces Active SCM19AT Tower Speaker to U.S. Market

ATC Introduces Active SCM19AT Tower Speaker to U.S. Market

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

ATC has announced that the active version of its SCM19 tower speaker, the SCM19AT, is now available in the U.S. market. The SCM19AT is a two-way speaker that combines the company's SH25-76 soft dome tweeter and 150mm Super-Linear mid/bass driver.... Read More

 
RBH Sound's SV Series Is Now Shipping

RBH Sound's SV Series Is Now Shipping

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

RBH Sound has announced that most of the speakers in the SV Series, which was first displayed at last year's CES, are now shipping--including the SV‑61 bookshelf, SV‑661 L/C/R, SV‑661C center channel, SV‑6500 tower, and four subwoofers: two non-powered models... Read More