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Mar 19, 2010

Definitive Technology BP7004 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

The smaller sibling to the BP7006 the BP7004 shares many of its big brother's attributes and sonic qualities but in a slightly more compact chassis and at a more advantageous price. The BP7004 is a bi-polar design with built in subwoofers, which make it a true full-range design. Continue Reading
Definitive Technology BP7004 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Mar 14, 2010

Polk TSi400 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

The Polk TSi400 is Polk Audio's attempt to blend their reputation for affordability with reference grade sound quality and in many respects they not only succeed but surpass expectations, which Home Theater Review found out in this review. Continue Reading
Polk TSi400 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Mar 14, 2010

Energy CF-70 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Energy, once a more visible brand, has faded from stores and consumer consciousness as of late but while their distribution chain may have taken a hit with the loss of Circuit City, The Good Guys and Ultimate Electronics their ability to make quality loudspeakers at affordable prices has not. Continue Reading
Energy CF-70 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Mar 08, 2010

Snell In-Wall IW-B7 Speakers and IW-Basis300 In-Wall Sub Reviewed

As part of D&M Holding, Snell is no longer a brand that they support but holds a legendary position in the history of high end audio thanks to the design work of Joe D'Appolito and his D'Appolito Array speaker design. Continue Reading
Snell In-Wall IW-B7 Speakers and IW-Basis300 In-Wall Sub Reviewed

Feb 24, 2010

Klipsch RF-62 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Third from the bottom of Klipsch's vast Reference Series the RF-62 still maintains the sonic lineage packing all of Klipsch's signature sound in an affordable, compact design that Home Theater Review finds to be a capable home theater loudspeaker. Continue Reading
Klipsch RF-62 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 24, 2010

Klipsch Icon WF-35 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

In an attempt to shed some of their old-world reputation Klipsch released their Icon line of speakers, which feature a far more streamlined appearance and finish, including furniture grade veneers, which dress up this attractive, lifestyle oriented loudspeaker. Continue Reading
Klipsch Icon WF-35 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 24, 2010

Klipsch VF-36 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Klipsch's popular and affordable VF line of loudspeakers are only available for purchase through the big box retailer, Best Buy, which is only one of the reason's it's such a popular speaker for Klipsch, the other being its tremendous bang for the buck performance. Continue Reading
Klipsch VF-36 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Feb 24, 2010

Klipsch VF-35 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

In a joint effort with the mega retailer Best Buy, Klipsch's VF line of loudspeakers was designed to epitomize bang for the buck performance. While the VF-35 isn't the largest of the VF loudspeakers it's still true to the VF's mission. Continue Reading
Klipsch VF-35 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Feb 24, 2010

Klipsch Icon WF-34 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Introduced in 2008 the Icon series from Klipsch has been a success for the storied manufacturer, taking their once drab, black box aesthetic and turning it on its head by using furniture grade wood veneers around a streamlined, compact cabinet. It also doesn't hurt that the Icon WF-34 sounds good too. Continue Reading
Klipsch Icon WF-34 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 24, 2010

JBL ES80 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

JBL is arguably the most prolific loudspeaker manufacturers of all time and while their products can be found in virtually every commercial theater and recording studio they've been very successful taking what they've learned in the pro world and applying it to the consumer market-evident in their ES80 loudspeaker reviewed here. Continue Reading
JBL ES80 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 24, 2010

Polk TSi300 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Located somewhere in the middle of Polk Audio's vast loudspeaker lineup the TSi300 is an aggressive assault on the competition, serving up performance and affordability in a way few manufacturers can. Home Theater Review takes this home theater gem for a test drive and finds it to be all the speaker a budding enthusiast can ask for and more. Continue Reading
Polk TSi300 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 24, 2010

Polk RTi A7 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Polk's RTi series of loudspeakers has been a huge success for the storied manufacturer since its release in early 2007. Featuring real wood veneers, higher end drivers and construction techniques found in far costlier speaker the RTi A7 is a tour de force for those looking to get a top flight loudspeaker for not a lot of money. Continue Reading
Polk RTi A7 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 24, 2010

Polk RTi A9 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

The big boy of Polk Audio's famed RTi series of loudspeaker the A9 is everything Polk has learned over its storied history applied in a single, affordable design. Capable of running with costlier competition the A9 begs the question why spend more if you don't have to. Continue Reading
Polk RTi A9 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 22, 2010

Krell Modulari Duo Reference Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Better known for their awesome amplifiers and electronics, Krell has quietly been building quality, high-end loudspeakers for years and their latest design, the Modulari Duo Reference, is their best yet and while they may be expensive they're some of the finest loudspeakers on the planet. Continue Reading
Krell Modulari Duo Reference Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 22, 2010

Krell Modulari Primo Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

The Modulari Primo is Krell's all out assault on the bookshelf speaker category. With a 0.75 inch thick aluminum enclosure, this baby of the LAT series weighs in at 85 pounds. Andrew Robinson loved their reference-level performance. Continue Reading
Krell Modulari Primo Bookshelf Speaker Reviewed

Feb 22, 2010

Revel Ultima Studio2 Loudspeakers Reviewed

While not as big or as expensive as their larger sibling the Ultima Salon2, the Studio2 from Revel packs 90 percent of their performance at almost half the price, not to mention they look nearly identical in fit and finish yet take up far less space making them not only easier on your wallet, but on your living room as well. Continue Reading
Revel Ultima Studio2 Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 18, 2010

Krell KID iPod Dock Reviewed

So you have a high end audio system but need to get top-level sound and power into it from your iPod? Krell has the solution with their Krell KID and PAPA DOC products. Built like a tank and sounding better than expected this iPod device is what high end is all about. Continue Reading
Krell KID iPod Dock Reviewed

Feb 18, 2010

Orb Audio Mod1 Home Theater Speaker System Reviewed

The Orb Mod1 home theater speaker system delivers a complete 5.1 speaker package for only $798 that sounds amazingly good and fits easily into a multi-purpose room. Find out why reviewers everywhere think round speakers rock. Continue Reading
Orb Audio Mod1 Home Theater Speaker System Reviewed

Feb 18, 2010

Orb Audio Classic One Stereo Speaker System Reviewed

This $549 three-piece speaker system uses the same Mod1 satellites as Orb's 5.1 home theater system. Mated with the Orb Super Eight subwoofer to make a threesome, the Mod1s make for a fantastic small room system. Continue Reading
Orb Audio Classic One Stereo Speaker System Reviewed

Feb 15, 2010

NAD C 565BEE CD Player Reviewed

Andrew Robinson's assessment of the NAD C565BEE CD player reveals a $799 that is an enthusiast's dream at a very affordable price. Through it's digital input the C 565BEE also serves as a DAC, and a darn fine one Andrew discovered. Read why it should be on your sub $800 short list. Continue Reading
NAD C 565BEE CD Player Reviewed

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