Floorstanding Speaker News (162 Posts)


Jamo Updates the Studio 8 Speaker Series

Jamo Updates the Studio 8 Speaker Series

Jamo has announced the availability of its newly updated Studio 8 speaker series. The new Studio 8 line includes a total of 10 speakers: three towers (the S 809, S 807, and S805), two monitors (the S 803 and S... Continue Reading

Floorstanding Speaker News

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.

For new breakthroughs and new products in the floorstanding speak realm, read the news in this section.

Floorstanding Speaker News Archives

Dec 15, 2017

McIntosh Introduces the XRT2.1K Loudspeaker

McIntosh aptly calls its new flagship speaker, the XRT2.1K, a "pillar of sound." It stands seven feet tall and incorporates... Continue Reading
McIntosh Introduces the XRT2.1K Loudspeaker

Dec 06, 2017

Klipsch Introduces the Reference RF-7 III Tower Speaker

Klipsch has added a new passive tower speaker to its Reference Series. The RF-7 III ($1,799 each) features a new... Continue Reading
Klipsch Introduces the Reference RF-7 III Tower Speaker

Oct 19, 2017

Klipsch Adds New Powered Speakers to Its Reference Line

Klipsch has added a new powered tower speaker and bookshelf monitor to its Reference line. The R-28PF tower ($1,199/pair) features... Continue Reading
Klipsch Adds New Powered Speakers to Its Reference Line

Oct 09, 2017

Focal Debuts the Kanta N°2 Loudspeaker at RMAF

Focal took the occasion of Rocky Mountain Audio Fest to debut its newest loudspeaker, the Kanta N°2. Priced at $10,000/pair,... Continue Reading
Focal Debuts the Kanta N°2 Loudspeaker at RMAF

Sep 22, 2017

Bowers & Wilkins Introduces 700 Series Speaker Line

Bowers & Wilkins has introduced a new speaker line, the 700 Series, that incorporates technologies from the flagship 800 Series... Continue Reading
Bowers & Wilkins Introduces 700 Series Speaker Line

Aug 03, 2017

Audio Physic Debuts New Tower and Bookshelf Speakers

Audio Physic has introduced two new speakers: the Step plus bookshelf speaker ($2,595 to $2,795 per pair) and the Tempo... Continue Reading
Audio Physic Debuts New Tower and Bookshelf Speakers

Aug 01, 2017

Klipsch Debuts New Atmos-Enabled Speakers

Klipsch has added two new models to its Reference Atmos-enabled speaker lineup. The R-26FA ($599 each, shown here) is a... Continue Reading
Klipsch Debuts New Atmos-Enabled Speakers

Jul 29, 2017

James Loudspeaker Introduces Q-Series Floorstanding Speakers

James Loudspeaker has introduced a trio of customizable floorstanding speakers. The new Q-Series consists of the flagship Q60 ($15,000 each),... Continue Reading
James Loudspeaker Introduces Q-Series Floorstanding Speakers

Jul 25, 2017

Klipsch Introduces Forte III Floorstanding Speaker

Klipsch has announced the release of the Forte III floorstanding speaker. An updated version of the original Forte speaker that... Continue Reading
Klipsch Introduces Forte III Floorstanding Speaker

Jul 21, 2017

GoldenEar Triton Reference Speaker Is Now Available

GoldenEar has announced that its Triton Reference tower speaker has shipped to dealers. First introduced back at CES, the Reference... Continue Reading
GoldenEar Triton Reference Speaker Is Now Available

Jul 18, 2017

Emotiva Adds T2 Tower and C2 Center Channel to Airmotiv Line

Emotiva has added two new speakers to its Airmotiv lineup. The three-way T2 tower speaker ($999/pair) will sit at the... Continue Reading
Emotiva Adds T2 Tower and C2 Center Channel to Airmotiv Line

Jul 04, 2017

Monitor Audio Launches Updated Silver Series Lineup

Monitor Audio has introduced a new, completely revised version of its Silver Series speaker lineup. The line includes nine models:... Continue Reading
Monitor Audio Launches Updated Silver Series Lineup

May 15, 2017

Magico Announces the M6 Floorstanding Speaker

Magico has unveiled a new high-end speaker that builds on the design principles first introduced as part of the M... Continue Reading
Magico Announces the M6 Floorstanding Speaker

Jan 10, 2017

Revel Shows Off New Performa3 Speakers

On display in the Harman suite at CES 2017 were the Revel Performa3 Be concept loudspeakers, including the F208Be three-way... Continue Reading
Revel Shows Off New Performa3 Speakers

Jan 03, 2017

THIEL Introduces 40th Anniversary Speaker Line

At this week's Consumer Electronics Show, THIEL Audio will show off a variety of new products, including the 40th Anniversary... Continue Reading
THIEL Introduces 40th Anniversary Speaker Line

Dec 17, 2016

Magico Debuts S3 Mk II Floorstanding Speaker

In January, Magico will add a new model to its S-Series Mk II speaker line. The new S3 Mk II,... Continue Reading
Magico Debuts S3 Mk II Floorstanding Speaker

Sep 23, 2016

Polk Introduces Signature Speaker Series

At last week's CEDIA Expo, Polk Audio introduced a completely new speaker line. The Signature Series features eight affordably priced... Continue Reading
Polk Introduces Signature Speaker Series

Sep 20, 2016

RBH Adds AMT Tweeter to Its Signature Reference Speakers

RBH Sound has announced an update to its Signature Reference speaker line. Starting at the end of October, all of... Continue Reading
RBH Adds AMT Tweeter to Its Signature Reference Speakers

Sep 05, 2016

We Are All Shopping for the Nth Degree

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? Continue Reading
We Are All Shopping for the Nth Degree

Aug 27, 2016

Phase Technology Announces New Versions of dARTS Speaker Systems

Phase Technology has announced updated versions of its dARTS speaker systems. dARTS stands for Digital Audio Referece Theater System, and... Continue Reading
Phase Technology Announces New Versions of dARTS Speaker Systems

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