Floorstanding Speaker Reviews (221 Reviews)


Floorstanding Speaker Reviews Archives

Jan 11, 2009

DynAudio Contour T2.5 Speakers Reviewed

DynAudios feature a "sweet, smooth top end and superb retrieval of fine detail." But what made the DynAudios so special "is their capacity for sounding huge." The imaging has a "deliriously wide sound stage and better than average depth." The Contour T2.5 reminded our reviewer of Continue Reading
DynAudio Contour T2.5 Speakers Reviewed

Jan 10, 2009

MartinLogan Theater and Ascent Loudspeaker Review

Let's start with the name: in its transition from manufacturer of tweaky (yet utterly gorgeous) full-range electrostatics, to being the... Continue Reading
MartinLogan Theater and Ascent Loudspeaker Review

Jan 06, 2009

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 6000 Loudspeaker Reviewed

Bang & Olufsen, also known as B&O, has been making stylish powered loudspeakers for lifestyle-oriented consumers for years. While B&O... Continue Reading
Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 6000 Loudspeaker Reviewed

Jan 06, 2009

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 8000 Loudspeaker Reviewed

Offering aesthetics any modern interior designer would die for, the powered Beolab 8000 speaker can be used with anything from an iPod to high end separates. While visually striking for true full range sound a subwoofer might be necessary. Click here for a full review. Continue Reading
Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 8000 Loudspeaker Reviewed

Jan 04, 2009

Sonus faber Cremona Loudspeaker Reviewed

The Sonus Faber Cremona "delivers sublime performance while acknowledging that people have to look at/live with the equipment." It delivers "bass which belies its size" and will "disappoint only the brain-damaged." These speakers "never wavered when faced with bombastic material, or when asked on occasion to play louder than my norm..." Continue Reading
Sonus faber Cremona Loudspeaker Reviewed

Jan 04, 2009

Final 0.2 HTS Speaker System Reviewed

Final is a Dutch company who made more news for landing their founder in jail for racquets than for their way-ahead-of-the-game, uber-thin audiophile loudspeakers. Competing with MartinLogan and Magenpan, Final had all the promise in the world to fall flat. Read the review from back in the day here. Continue Reading
Final 0.2 HTS Speaker System Reviewed

Jan 04, 2009

Wilson Audio Alexandria Loudspeakers Reviewed

The replacement for the Wamm and now in the X-2 model these are the top dog of stereo speakers. If you have the room and are willing to treat the room and feed these big boys from the finest electronics they are undoubtedly one of the best speakers ever made. Click here for a full review. Continue Reading
 Wilson Audio Alexandria Loudspeakers Reviewed

Jan 04, 2009

Beauhorn B2/2 Horn Loudspeaker System Reviewed

Horn speakers are something you love or hate and I won't try to sway anyone either way. If you are a fan of horn speakers, the Beauhorn B2/2 system offers all the dynamics and efficiency you are accustom to in a sleek modern looking package. Continue Reading
Beauhorn B2/2 Horn Loudspeaker System Reviewed

Jan 04, 2009

Sonus faber Stradivari Homage Speakers Reviewed

The largest of the Sonus Faber line and also the widest. Utilizing techniques used for making violins Sonus Faber has created a fine speaker that has become iconic for the brand. Don't hold their distribution chain against them - they are truly over-the-top speakers. Continue Reading
 Sonus faber Stradivari Homage Speakers Reviewed

Jan 04, 2009

Quad ESL-2905 Loudspeakers Reviewed

The largest full range electrostatic speaker in Quads line up these offer full range sound and a more modern aesthetic, these are the top dog from the perennial favorite electrostatic speaker maker. Click here for a full review. Continue Reading
Quad ESL-2905 Loudspeakers Reviewed

Jan 04, 2009

Vandersteen 5A Loudspeaker Reviewed

A large full range speaker, the 5A's are obelisk-shaped. Their design gives them exceptional detail and imaging and Vandersteen fans all aspire to this speaker. To see if it is fits your needs, click here for the full Jim Swantko review here. Continue Reading
Vandersteen 5A Loudspeaker Reviewed

Jan 02, 2009

Acoustic Zen Adagio Loudspeakers Reviewed

Made by a company more known for their cables, the Adagio is a true work of art with exceptional cabinetwork and solid sound all at an affordable price. Those looking for a smaller speaker a stand mounted version is also available in the Jr. model Continue Reading
Acoustic Zen Adagio Loudspeakers Reviewed

Jan 01, 2009

Bowers & Wilkins 703 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Sitting in the middle line of B&W speakers the 703 gets you a lot of the technology from the 800 series at a much lower price point. These are great speakers for those starting out in the high-end world or for those aspiring to it. Continue Reading
Bowers & Wilkins 703 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Jan 01, 2009

Vandersteen 1c Loudspeaker Reviewed

Using their patented aligned dynamic design Vandersteen has made a now classic in the Model 1C. These speakers reasonably high efficiency and offer a stable load allowing them to be powered by most decent amplifiers. Continue Reading
Vandersteen 1c Loudspeaker Reviewed

Dec 31, 2008

Bowers & Wilkins XT4 Loudspeaker Reviewed

B&W's lifestyle speakers the XT4's are aesthetically designed to fit into a modern design scheme while offering the sound B&W is famous for. These speakers can easily be paired with a matching center channel, surrounds and subwoofer for use in an ultra sleek home theater. Continue Reading
Bowers & Wilkins XT4 Loudspeaker Reviewed

Dec 30, 2008

Revel Concerta F12 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

The Concerta F12 is one of the smallest first generation Revel speakers. Offered at a budget price but with the same upper end as the larger models in the Concerta line this can still be a great speaker especially when well mated to a subwoofer. Continue Reading
Revel Concerta F12 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

Dec 30, 2008

Revel Performa F52 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

The largest of the mid-level first generation Revel speakers, the F52 had solid full range performance with a simple cabinet design. These speakers got the same treatment as all Revels with matched drivers to ensure each speaker perfectly matched their standard. Continue Reading
Revel Performa F52 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Dec 29, 2008

JBL Studio L Series L890 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

A four way design with super tweeter to handle the ultra high frequencies it offers an open sound in a visually slender cabinet. JBL didn't stop their the speaker is front ported making placement close to the rear wall easy and offers plenty of wiring flexibility too. Continue Reading
JBL Studio L Series L890 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Dec 24, 2008

Monitor Audio Silver RS6 Loudspeaker Reviewed

Monitor Audio is a British speaker maker who offers a lot of speaker for the money and the RS6 is no exception to that paradigm. Offering full range sound that belies their price point these are fan favorites. Continue Reading
Monitor Audio Silver RS6 Loudspeaker Reviewed

Dec 04, 2008

B&W Signature Diamond Loudspeakers Reviewed

When a speaker maker like B&W makes a signature diamond model you have to expect the best. From the design and attention to detail of the cabinets to the sound produced by them I want it all. To see if these will meet all your needs. Click here for a full review. Continue Reading
B&W Signature Diamond Loudspeakers Reviewed

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