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Speaker Reviews

Updated: May 22, 2015 10:26
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#26
alaScore 96

Denon HEOS 3

With app inconsistencies, a lack of Mac compatibility, and audio performance that fails to rise above the crowd, Denon’s Heos multi-room speaker system was at best underwhelming, and at worst, downright annoying. Even if big bass is your pleasure, the...

3 expert reviews | 64 user reviews

#27
alaScore 96

Logitech X300 Bluetooth

Logitech has been on a tear when it comes to Bluetooth speakers, especially with its Ultimate Ears (UE) line. We were impressed by the UE Boom, and the UE Mobile Boombox managed to take home our Editors' Choice award. The new X300 Mobile Wireless...

5 expert reviews | 9 user reviews

#28
alaScore 95

Ruark Audio MR1

We’re seriously impressed with the Ruark MR1s. Not only do they give the larger Epoz Aktimate Micros a run for their money in terms of pure sound quality, they do so from a much smaller, more stylish shell.

3 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

#29
alaScore 95

Polk Audio TL1600

US brand Polk Audio attacks the UK compact speaker market with the TL1600, an affordable 5.1 pack bristling with innovation. In the box are four bijou TL1 satellites that stand just 165mm high, plus a horizontally aligned centre speaker and a cute,...

2 expert reviews

#30
alaScore 95

Pioneer SP-SB03

When it comes to all-in-one home theater sound, Pioneer’s brilliant SP-SB03 is the box to beat. The system’s $350 price tag helps it match up with Pioneer’s SB23W sound bar as two of the best choices in overall home theater value on the market. The...

2 expert reviews

#31
alaScore 95

Yamaha YSP-1 Digital Sound Projector

Yamaha's YSP-1400 brings the company's Digital Sound Projector technology to a budget price point, but a couple of caveats keep it from being a standout sound bar.

29 expert reviews | 156 user reviews

#32
alaScore 95

Jabra Solemate

The battery life is nowhere near the claimed eight-hour mark. I managed to squeeze out anywhere between 5-6 hours depending on the ratio of wired and wireless music playback. However, I must admit that I had been playing the speakers at full blast for...

40 expert reviews | 1157 user reviews

#33
alaScore 95

Sony HT-XT1

The XT1 sets the standard for this new sound base speaker category.

6 expert reviews | 68 user reviews

#34
alaScore 95

RIVA Turbo X

The best new audio gear is produced by small, independent companies that develop innovative approaches to the sonic experience.

3 expert reviews

#35
alaScore 95

BenQ treVolo

Electrostatic speakers employ a unique technology that can produce a great deal of sound from a flat surface, without the need of a large space for sound to resonate like a conventional speaker. They're typically found in homes with multi-thousand...

4 expert reviews

#36
alaScore 94

SVS PB-2000

As I said above, it's easy to look at a subwoofer like the PB-2000 and make a lot of assumptions about it, but yet again, SVS has proven to be a company that defies expectations based on aesthetics and price. I found it to be an incredibly impactful...

2 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

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#37
alaScore 94

Dali Kubik FREE

We know the Dali Kubik Free is an expensive speaker setup, but that doesn't alter the fact that these speakers are just about the best thing since sliced bread in the audio world.

10 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#38
alaScore 94

Sonos Sub

This sub woofer changes the entire Sonos sound system. If you splurged for the sound bar, you can afford this too.

13 expert reviews | 293 user reviews

#39
alaScore 94

Cambridge Audio MINX GO

Cambridge Audio continues to expand its wireless speaker line with the Minx Go, the company's first Bluetooth speaker that hits the vital sub-$200 range. Unlike the AirPlay-and-Bluetooth-equipped Minx Air 100 and Minx Air 200, the Minx Go is...

12 expert reviews | 243 user reviews

#40
alaScore 94

Klipsch RF26F

Bought speaker for my Boyfriend got it on time great sound and loud had to buy all set

1 expert reviews | 41 user reviews

#41
alaScore 94

Harman Kardon ONYX

Heads up, this Bluetooth speaker bumps

8 expert reviews | 39 user reviews

#42
alaScore 94

Braven 705

We've seen a lot of the great speaker products coming from Braven in recent years, and the new 705 which will hit Aussie stores in October is a cracking little product which will suit either your kitchen, office or outdoor entertaining.

2 expert reviews | 24 user reviews

#43
alaScore 94

Creative Sound BlasterAxx AXX 200

Creative impressed us when it released the Sound Blaster Roar SB20. It didn't have the best audio quality available, but it packed so many features into a $200 unit when most Bluetooth speakers in that price range only offer speakerphone functionality...

4 expert reviews

#44
alaScore 94

Libratone ZIPP

The wireless Libratone Zipp is portable, ultra-stylish, and a solid audio performer at moderate volumes, but its signal processing will be a turn-off for some.

36 expert reviews | 31 user reviews

#45
alaScore 94

Definitive Technology W Studio

Definitive Technology makes some very impressive speakers. They also tend to be relatively expensive. Both qualifiers certainly apply to the company's W Studio, a soundbar and wireless subwoofer combination that sounds excellent and offers high-end...

1 expert reviews | 34 user reviews

#46
alaScore 94

LG LAB540

EUROPEAN HT SOUNDBASE 2014-2015 - LG LAB540: Not only is LG's LAB540 a slim soundbase speaker that fits neatly beneath a TV, it is also a complete home theatre 4.1 system, offering a 3D-compatible Blu-ray player, Smart TV functionality and audio...

4 expert reviews | 15 user reviews

#47
alaScore 94

Fugoo Sport

The FUGOO Sport Bluetooth Active measures 18x5.5x7cm; the 5.5cm is at the bass and its only 4cm wide at the top. Mine was black with turquoise blue rubber trim but I know there are different jackets available. Let’s first mention the accessories that...

1 expert reviews | 80 user reviews

#48
alaScore 94

Canton DM 50

Canton released two new surround bars today, the DM 50 and DM 9. The DM 50 is more of a surround platform for your display rather than a bar. The DM 9 is a traditional bar. Both have Bluetooth 4.0.

12 expert reviews | 108 user reviews

#49
alaScore 94

Braven BRV-X

Braven's BRV-X portable Bluetooth speaker does an excellent job marrying the power you should expect from a $199.99 speaker with the functionality and ruggedness that makes a sound system truly portable. It sounds far more powerful than most speakers...

6 expert reviews | 79 user reviews

#50
alaScore 94

Denon DHT-T100

Speaker bases have appeared from all corners recently, their purpose to offer an upgrade over your TV's built-in speakers but without the need for a full speaker setup or soundbar. Denon's DHT-T100 offering lives directly under the TV to keep it tucked...

11 expert reviews | 126 user reviews

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