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Audio System Reviews

Updated: Dec 11, 2017 23:01
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#1
alaScore 99

Sonos PLAY:5 (2nd Gen, 2015)

The Sonos Play:5 speaker justifies its very high price by delivering excellent wireless audio in a seamless, simple design that's expandable to serve every room of your house.

49 expert reviews | 831 user reviews

#2
alaScore 96

Audio-Technica AT-LP5

If you want a turntable you can plug straight into your amp and play, with the added bonus of USB output, there is nothing better at this price; the AT-LP5 sounds fantastic

6 expert reviews | 78 user reviews

#3
alaScore 95

BLUESOUND Pulse

Bluesound's Pulse Soundbar is priced at $1,000 and comes with matched pairs of tweeters, midrange, and woofers and it provides a unique listening experience that you truly must hear to appreciate.

9 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

#4
alaScore 95

Denon Heos 3 HS2

Sound quality has exceeded expectations, very easy to set up and link to router, and in so doing we have moved into the world of streaming from Spotify and Amazon Prime using android phone as playlist source menu control... just perfect.. will be...

1 expert reviews | 27 user reviews

#5
alaScore 94

Sonos PLAY:5 / ZonePlayer S5 (1st Gen)

Several hours of critical listening left our ears feeling a bit fatigued—an issue we didn’t encounter with B&W’s Zeppelin (not entirely an apples-to-oranges comparison, since the Zeppelin is a non-networked iPod dock), but the S5 was a huge hit when we...

108 expert reviews | 5258 user reviews

#6
alaScore 93

Revo Supersystem

An excellent all-in-one system, with a multitude of talents

4 expert reviews | 18 user reviews

#7
alaScore 93

Ruark Audio R2 MK3

A simply great streaming speaker, the Ruark Audio R2 contains almost every type of connectivity you'd need, and is easy to control to boot.

5 expert reviews | 56 user reviews

#8
alaScore 93

Sonos Play: 3

If there was anything holding the Sonos back, it's been the fairly steep price of admission. But the Play:3 speaker lowers the cost of entry...

82 expert reviews | 5607 user reviews

#9
alaScore 93

Geneva Aerosphere Large

Geneva’s globe on a pole might look like designer furniture, but it also aims to cut the sonic mustard. HFC takes a listen

9 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

#10
alaScore 92

Arcam SOLO Music

A solid-sounding just-add-speakers system that can stand at the heart of both your hi-fi and home cinema set-up

3 expert reviews | 11 user reviews

#11
alaScore 92

Geneva Aerosphere Small

The Geneva AeroSphère Small has followed in the footsteps of its Award-winning bigger brother, sharing the same characteristics but with a smaller body and reduced price

3 expert reviews

#12
alaScore 91

Cambridge Audio CXU

The CXU is a welcome addition to the select band of elite disc spinners currently available. It competes strongly against the Oppo BDP-105D, which also has Darbee onboard, and the Arcam UDP411, which doesn’t. It doesn’t dethrone the Pioneer LX88 as my...

3 expert reviews

#13
alaScore 91

Denon D-M40

Very pleased with delivery and comunications fron Richersounds. Products were well boxed ans easy to fit together was amazed at sound quality compared to my old Hitachi system . The only downside I found was there was no speaker cable included ,which i...

1 expert reviews | 43 user reviews

#14
alaScore 91

Yamaha CD-S3000

The Yamaha CD-S3000 isn't cheap at $6,999.95, and as Yamaha's statement CD/SACD player, expectations are high. Does the CD-S3000 pass muster on a first glance at Audioholics? Read on to find out.

6 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#15
alaScore 91

Panasonic SC-ALL7CD

Panasonic ALL Series SC-ALL7CDEBK Wireless High Res Sound Multi Room Speaker with CD Player with DAB+ & FM- Black £379.99 Buy now

2 expert reviews | 34 user reviews

#16
alaScore 91

Panasonic SC-PMX70

While the Panasonic SM-PMX70B has the looks of a rather old-school Micro hi-fi, it still packs in up-to-the-minute features, including a versatile USB port, easy Bluetooth connectivity through NFC and support for Panasonic's Music Streaming App. With...

2 expert reviews | 16 user reviews

#17
alaScore 91

Philips BM50

However, using a Bluetooth audio source does mean you can access music from pretty much any service or source. Compared to some well-established multiroom audio rivals, the Izzy BM50 is keenly priced, making it great value for its feature set and...

6 expert reviews | 84 user reviews

#18
alaScore 91

Bose SoundTouch 30

The Bose SoundTouch 30 keeps a good pace for both price and feature count with mostly excellent sound quality, particularly at moderate volumes.

13 expert reviews | 554 user reviews

#19
alaScore 91

Bose Soundtouch 20 WIFI

The Bose SoundTouch 20 is a likeable streaming speaker with capable performance and great sound, but it needs to support more music services.

25 expert reviews | 854 user reviews

#20
alaScore 91

B & O Beosound 1

A stylish speaker with great features, but its sound quality doesn’t live up to that high price tag

2 expert reviews

#21
alaScore 90

Cyrus Lyric 09

It sits somewhere between traditional hi-fi and smart streamer, but the Lyric 09 sounds so good it hardly matters

2 expert reviews

#22
alaScore 90

Naim UnitiQute 2

There's no point in us mentioning the UnitiQute 2's price again, because if you're serious about audio it won't matter that this is an expensive bit of kit. But, bear in mind it's cheaper than a lot of other Naim hardware, and we think it's every bit...

10 expert reviews

#23
alaScore 90

Denon D-M40DAB

It is difficult to be over complimentary about the D-M40 as a micro hi-fi system at this price; Denon has produced something even better than last year’s Award winner.

2 expert reviews | 589 user reviews

#24
alaScore 90

Denon RCD-N9

There's life in the micro system yet. Just about the most versatile hi-fi you'll find – once you've added suitable speakers, of course.

2 expert reviews | 122 user reviews

#25
alaScore 90

Ruark Audio R7

A truly awesome all-in-one audio solution that can also be turned into a near-perfect TV stand.

2 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

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