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Audio System Reviews

Updated: Jul 3, 2015 10:24
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#1
alaScore 100

Sonos PLAY:1

The Sonos Play:1 is the most affordable, functional wireless multi-room speaker we've seen yet, and Sonos' legacy makes it a breeze to set up.

58 expert reviews | 3255 user reviews

#2
alaScore 98

Samsung Shape M3 (WAM350/351)

Samsung’s multi-talented multiroom speaker makes a mockery of its price tag with a packed feature list, a slick smartphone app and fabulous sound quality. Wireless audio has never been so simple.

2 expert reviews | 24 user reviews

#3
alaScore 98

Sonos Play: 3

At 300 bucks, the Play:3 is the most affordable path into Sonos’ multi-room systems. If AirPlay isn’t quite enough, Sonos’ pricey entry-level wireless speaker might be music to your ears.

70 expert reviews | 3147 user reviews

#4
alaScore 97

Panasonic SC-BTT505

With their cost-cutting designs and compromised performance, all-in-one systems are usually seen as the poor relation of separates. But every once in a while a one-box system comes along that more discerning listeners can get on board with. The...

2 expert reviews

#5
alaScore 97

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.

17 expert reviews | 321 user reviews

#6
alaScore 96

LG BH9540TW

LG’s phenomenal flagship system offers a mind-blowing feature list, chic design and rigorous movie sonics, although the brash tone takes the shine off an otherwise superb performance.

2 expert reviews | 8 user reviews

#7
alaScore 93

TDK Life on Record TREK Max A34 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker

The TDK Life on Record Trek Max A34 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker delivers very good sound for its size and affordable price, and it's well suited to both indoor and outdoor use with a sturdy, splashproof design.

1 expert reviews | 87 user reviews

#8
alaScore 93

VIZIO S5451w-C2 54-Inch 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer...

The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.

2 expert reviews

#9
alaScore 92

Panasonic SC-PMX9

A system with stacks of detail, but its laid-back nature loses too much excitement for our liking

8 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

#10
alaScore 92

Panasonic SC-BTT590

All-in-one systems are usually designed for maximum convenience and minimum cost, often with scant regard for sound quality. But Panasonic's new-for-2012 SC-BTT590 is a different kettle of fish – a one-box Blu-ray system that puts the emphasis on...

17 expert reviews | 7 user reviews

#11
alaScore 92

Panasonic SC-NE5DB

The Panasonic SC-NE5’s massive feature set, excellent sonic signature, and unique design make it one of the most versatile wireless speaker systems we’ve encountered.

8 expert reviews | 31 user reviews

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#12
alaScore 92

Bose Wave music system III

This is an overview of the new Bose Wave Music System III. It discusses the added features and changes compared to previous generation units and hopes to make some predictions too.

18 expert reviews | 408 user reviews

#13
alaScore 91

Marantz M-CR610 Melody Media

The Marantz is a great little CD receiver. It's by no means reference quality and there are distinctive differences between what I heard from this system and my reference gear—mostly in upper-mid detail and the way bass frequencies were articulated to...

6 expert reviews | 75 user reviews

#14
alaScore 91

Marantz CD6005

Marantz is one of the legendary names in audio and has remained a brand noted for high quality audio devices from power amplifiers to CD/SACD players, integrated amplifiers, home theater receivers and processors. The PM6005 integrated amp and CD6005 CD...

4 expert reviews | 74 user reviews

#15
alaScore 91

Denon CEOL Piccolo

I hope I am not the only one who sees the potential for thisunit. I think the ability to control it with the Denon app and stream Airplayreally open up the possibilities. Are there other alternative options on themarket that get you some or all of the...

7 expert reviews | 85 user reviews

#16
alaScore 91

Denon CEOL Piccolo N5BKE2 (DRA-N5/SC-N5)

Denon's first AirPlay enabled hi-fi system is music to our ears

17 expert reviews | 41 user reviews

#17
alaScore 91

Astell & Kern AK120

This premium MP3 player also reads high-resolution audio files, but is it really hi-fi? Find out in our Astell & Kern AK120 II review

4 expert reviews | 25 user reviews

#18
alaScore 91

Sony CMT-X7CD

we are very sorry we bought this item, we wish we could return it back as the sound is not as good for the price we paid.

2 expert reviews | 8 user reviews

#19
alaScore 90

Denon DM-39DAB

So despite its lack of wireless connectivity and the fact that it’s surrounded by newer, better-featured kit, Denon’s D-M39DAB system remains a formidable component at this price.

1 expert reviews | 55 user reviews

#20
alaScore 90

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.

3 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#21
alaScore 90

Yamaha Restio ISX-800

All in all this is a near-perfect lifestyle combination of design and music. With its good looks and enjoyable sound, we’d be very happy to have the ISX-800 in our house.

14 expert reviews | 83 user reviews

#22
alaScore 90

Denon RCD-N8

The RCD N-8 comes built with DLNA, Wi-fi, Airplay, Ethernet, USB, a CD player and an Ipod Dock. With all these features integrated in this mini component system one can have so many advantages of listening to music from anywhere in your house or in the...

4 expert reviews | 58 user reviews

#23
alaScore 90

Panasonic SC-PMX5

This micro hi-fi is a class act.

8 expert reviews | 63 user reviews

#24
alaScore 90

Marantz Consolette

The Marantz Consolette comes in white and black finishes and will be available later this year.

8 expert reviews | 4 user reviews

#25
alaScore 89

Sonos Boost

This truly provides me with the ability to take my Play 5 out into my yard much further than expected. Perfect compliment

298 user reviews

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