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Aug 30, 2010

Klipsch Introduces New Synergy Speakers

Klipsch has launched its newly re-engineered Synergy Series of speakers which includes eight refreshed models now available to consumers. The Synergy Series offers new high frequency components, updated voicing, a new network structure and a more contemporary look. Continue Reading
Klipsch Introduces New Synergy Speakers

Aug 23, 2010

Klipsch Announces Reference II Series Speakers

The new Reference II Series of speakers from Klipsch has been launched. It is comprised of 17 new models. The Reference II speakers all present re-engineered drivers and a new crossover system. Continue Reading
Klipsch Announces Reference II Series Speakers

Jul 11, 2010

Some THIEL Loudspeakers To Be Sold At Amazon - Some Specialty Dealers Not Pleased

THIEL has announced that Amazon.com will be carrying a number of their products, much to the dismay of audio specialty dealers. Among the items to be sold on the Internet retailer are smaller bookshelf speakers, architectural speakers and some subwoofers like the THIEL PowerPoint line and their DewPoint outdoor speakers. Continue Reading
Some THIEL Loudspeakers To Be Sold At Amazon - Some Specialty Dealers Not Pleased

Jul 08, 2010

Onkyo Adds Two 3D-Ready HTiBs with 1080p Video Upscaling and Included Dock for iPod/iPhone

Onkyo has introduced two new 3-D Ready packaged "home theater in a box" systems (HTiB): the HT-S6300 and HT-S7300. They both feature HDMI-1.4a inputs, 1080p video upscaling, lossless Dolby & DTS high definition audio, Dolby height processing, Audyssey automatic room equalization and many other features. Continue Reading

Jun 23, 2010

Definitive Technology Introduces All New Bipolar Supertowers With Matching Center And Surround Models

This fall, Definitive Technology will release four new models of Bipolar Series SuperTower floor-standing wood-enclosure loudspeakers with built-in subwoofers; three new matching center speakers, two of which feature built-in powered woofers and two new matching bipolar surround speakers. That makes nine new models overall and they replace 11 older SKUs. Continue Reading
Definitive Technology Introduces All New Bipolar Supertowers With Matching Center And Surround Models

Jun 15, 2010

MartinLogan Introduces New Ethos Electrostatic Loudspeaker

MartinLogan has announced the new Ethos, a combination of design and sonic technologies which establish a new direction for audiophile design. The Ethos is descended from the company's CLX loudspeaker and features XStat electrostatic technology, proprietary digital signal processing and Vojtko crossover topology. Continue Reading

Mar 28, 2010

NHT Back After Absence With Absolute Tower Loudspeaker

NHT's latest release is the Absolute Tower, a tower version of its classic mini-monitor, the Absolute Zero. The Absolute Tower adds "another way" to the two-way Zero to produce three-way, four-driver acoustic suspension design that extends dynamics and low frequency response beyond what is expected of speakers at this size or price range. Continue Reading
NHT Back After Absence With Absolute Tower Loudspeaker

Jan 13, 2010

MartinLogan's Affordable Motion Series Speakers

MartinLogan has introduced affordable speakers which still feature the company's exquisite Folded Motion technologies. The Motion Series is designed to provide the sonic realism MartinLogan is known for in even the smallest of home theaters or two-channel listening environments and start at under $200 per channel. Continue Reading
MartinLogan's Affordable Motion Series Speakers

Jan 03, 2010

Epos To Release New Flagship speakers - The Encore 50

Epos plans to release its long awaited flagship floorstanding loudspeaker at the Consumer Electronics Show. Attendees at CES will be the first to see and hear the Epos Encore 50 in person. Continue Reading
Epos To Release New Flagship speakers - The Encore 50

Jan 03, 2010

YG Acoustics Releases New $18,000 Carmel Loudspeakers

The YG Acoustics has attached an $18,000 price tag to the company's new Camel loudspeakers. But for that sum, users can expect a quality package of fully-CNC-machined all-aircraft-aluminum. Continue Reading
YG Acoustics Releases New $18,000 Carmel Loudspeakers

Dec 21, 2009

Pass Labs To Release Floorstanding Audiophile Speakers

Pass Laboratories just introduced a new floorstanding loudspeaker, the SR-2, which made its debut at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show and offers a high-performance three-way listening system. Continue Reading
Pass Labs To Release Floorstanding Audiophile Speakers

Dec 10, 2009

Essence Audio To Begin Shipping New Electrostatic Speaker

Essence Audio, a new line of electrostatic loudspeakers, has been announced with the first model being named the Essence 1200. The new company promises great looks and great sound. Continue Reading
Essence Audio To Begin Shipping New Electrostatic Speaker

Nov 16, 2009

Canton's New Vento 810 and 880 Speakers

The newest two models in Canton's acclaimed Vento loudspeaker series have been released. The three-way floorstanding Vento 880 and the two-way Vento 810 compact bookshelf speaker are the first Canton models to incorporate the company's 6-inch aluminum cone woofer. Continue Reading
Canton's New Vento 810 and 880 Speakers

Nov 01, 2009

Paradigm Offers Special Edition Speaker Line

Paradigm's Special Edition (SE) series combines the best of both words: aspects from their affordable audiophile-quality Paradigm line and their higher-end Paradigm Reference Line. Continue Reading
Paradigm Offers Special Edition Speaker Line

Nov 01, 2009

Boston Acoustics New Thin VS344 Speakers

Boston Acoustics has added a new speaker to its large line of products, the new thin VS344 loudspeaker. The speakers super slim design offers and attractive design, reportedly without sacrificing sound. Continue Reading
Boston Acoustics New Thin VS344 Speakers

Aug 25, 2009

The 10 Best Audiophile Speakers List - 2009

To make our list, the speakers must be currently made and must have a modicum of mainstream distribution, the speakers must be able to play a variety of music or movie generes and there must be a unique value or value proposition regardless of overall price. Continue Reading
The 10 Best Audiophile Speakers List - 2009

May 23, 2009

Cabasse Debuts Altura MC Series of Floorstanding Speakers

Cabasse's Altura MC Series of floorstanding speakers will now be available in North America. Available models currently include the Iroise 3 (retailing for $3,450) and Egea 3 (retailing for $3,050). Two additional tower models will be announced shortly. Continue Reading
Cabasse Debuts Altura MC Series of Floorstanding Speakers

May 13, 2009

Wilson Audio Releases Sasha W/P on May 15

Dave Wilson invented the WATT loudspeaker so when Wilson Audio announces a new model, it is big news. The new model, known as the Sasha, pays homage to the earlier WATT/Puppy line. The goal with the Sasha was to further reduce the already very low resonant enclosure of the upper module. Continue Reading
Wilson Audio Releases Sasha W/P on May 15

Apr 27, 2009

Wilson Audio To Release New "Sasha WP" Speaker System

Everything old is new again. Well, not quite, but Wilson Audio's Sasha WP speaker system bears a conceptual resemblance to the original design for the beloved 1985 Wilson WATT. A teaser trailer for the Sasha WP is now available on the Wilson website. Continue Reading
Wilson Audio To Release New

Feb 20, 2009

Snell's New $20,000 Phantom Loudspeakers To Compete With Wilson, MartinLogan, B&W and Revel

Snell Acoustics is unveiling a new model: the Phantom loudspeaker system. It is designed to compete with other major loudspeaker manufacturers like Aerial, B&W, MartinLogan, Wilson Audio and Revel. The suggested retail price is $2,000 per pair and its engineered to provide the luxurious style and incredible sound of the company's flagship Illusion line. Continue Reading
Snell's New $20,000 Phantom Loudspeakers To Compete With Wilson, MartinLogan, B&W and Revel

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