Floorstanding Speaker Reviews (222 Reviews)


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Feb 15, 2004

Canton Ergo Speaker System Reviewed

Canton is German's largest speaker maker and the Ergo line is right at the sweet spot of the price performance curve. Exceptional build quality and high dollar sound from a modestly priced speaker make these a must see. Continue Reading
Canton Ergo Speaker System Reviewed

Feb 15, 2004

B&W 700 Series Speaker System Reviewed

While no longer made the 700 series was one step down from the 800 line and shared much of the same technology and performance. Beautiful cabinetry and that famed B&W sound keep these speakers around. Continue Reading
B&W 700 Series Speaker System Reviewed

Apr 18, 2003

Monitor Audio Bronze Series Loudspeakers Reviewed

British maker Monitor Audio's mid level home theater system with a host of options to customize the system to your room and needs. Both small and large tower and monitor speakers as well as in wall options complete the line. Continue Reading
Monitor Audio Bronze Series Loudspeakers Reviewed

Apr 17, 2003

Wharfedale Pacific Evolution Speakers Reviewed

Wharfedale makes every part of every speaker they sell. The Pacific Evolution Series is an older Wharfedale line with simple yet well finished cabinetry and a well balanced sound fans have grown to expect from the maker. Continue Reading
Wharfedale Pacific Evolution Speakers Reviewed

Apr 18, 2002

KEF Q-Series Speaker System Reviewed

The KEF Q-Series features an attractive maple finish. When watching DVDs , our reviewer "noticed right away how compatible the five speakers were" and noted that "the tonality of this system is very well matched and makes for a terrific movie-watching experience." Continue Reading
KEF Q-Series Speaker System Reviewed

Apr 18, 2002

Infinity Entra Reviewed

A two way designed budget friendly floor standing speaker the lnfinity Entra's offer a lot of bang for the buck. While no longer in production they are often seen on the used market. Continue Reading
Infinity Entra Reviewed

Apr 18, 2002

Paradigm Phantom Speakers Reviewed

Playing a concert DVD left our reviewer "capsulated in sound." He concluded, "I was almost certain that when I opened my eyes I would be there in the front row." The highs were "exceptional" and the vocals "untainted." When watching movies, "I jumped from movie clip to movie clip to catch a glimpse of some sort of flaw--sure to exist--and found none..." Continue Reading
Paradigm Phantom Speakers Reviewed

Feb 14, 1994

MTD TUG Speakers Reviewed

While little is written about these and they are no longer in production those interested can read a full review here. Continue Reading
MTD TUG Speakers Reviewed

Feb 14, 1993

Linaeum LFX Speakers Reviewed

With a strikingly Germanic design the utilitarian looking LFX's are a powerful speaker to behold. Continue Reading
Linaeum LFX Speakers Reviewed

Feb 14, 1993

Cello Audio Palette, Performance II Amps, Cello Stradivari Grandmaster Speakers Reviewed

Instant classics well before their maker closed his doors, this Cello system is the epitome of what Mark Levinson made. Pristine, exclusive, and rare, the Cello Continue Reading
Cello Audio Palette, Performance II Amps, Cello Stradivari Grandmaster Speakers Reviewed

Feb 14, 1993

Ruark Equinox Loudspeakers Reviewed

For those wanting large sound from a smallish speaker these might just be the ticket. Continue Reading
Ruark Equinox Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 14, 1992

MBL 101 Loudspeakers Reviewed

Terry's Aluminium Oranges. The Teutonic Tangerine. The Accordian from Mars. The jokes flew thick and fast when the MBL 101... Continue Reading
MBL 101 Loudspeakers Reviewed

Jan 12, 1992

Spendor BC1 Loudspeakers Reviewed

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. Continue Reading
 Spendor BC1 Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 13, 1991

Sonus faber Topolino Loudspeakers Reviewed

A historical model from Sonus Faber this is a speaker you aren't likely to see much of outside of some die hard fans. Continue Reading
Sonus faber Topolino Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 13, 1991

Apogee Centaur Electronstatic Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feeling a bit like the boy who cried 'Wolf!', I still can't help but regard this new range from Apogee... Continue Reading
Apogee Centaur Electronstatic Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 13, 1990

Apogee Stage Electrostatic Loudspeakers Reviewed

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. Continue Reading
Apogee Stage Electrostatic Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 13, 1990

TDL Studio 0.5 Bookshelf Loudspeakers Reviewed

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..." Continue Reading
TDL Studio 0.5 Bookshelf Loudspeakers Reviewed

Feb 13, 1989

Monitor Audio Reference 1200 "Gold" Loudspeakers Reviewed

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..." Continue Reading

Feb 13, 1989

Apogee DAX Crossover Reviewed

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. Continue Reading
Apogee DAX Crossover Reviewed

Jan 11, 1989

Orchid Two Deep Resolution Loudspeaker Reviewed

What a gap: the Heil Air Motion Transformer first appeared some 30 years ago, pretty much faded from sight, and... Continue Reading
Orchid Two Deep Resolution Loudspeaker Reviewed

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