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Updated: May 24, 2016 22:15
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#251
alaScore 91

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 | 378 user reviews

#252
alaScore 91

Harman Kardon Nova

Harman Kardon is responsible for one of the most iconic computer speaker designs of the last 15 years: the SoundSticks series. The company has taken its familiar, visually stunning translucent designs and given them new shape and purpose with the Nova,...

11 expert reviews | 49 user reviews

#253
alaScore 91

Cambridge Audio Minx Air 100

The Cambridge Audio Minx Air 100 is the smaller of the company's two new wireless speakers. It's not quite as stellar a performer as the larger Minx Air 200, though; not just because of the smaller size, but because the $449 (direct) Minx 100 makes a...

15 expert reviews | 46 user reviews

#254
alaScore 91

HMDX Jam Plus HX-P240

The Jam Plus is yet another small Bluetooth speaker that can be paired for stereo music playback. It doesn't sound much better than your smartphone...

7 expert reviews | 3479 user reviews

#255
alaScore 91

JBL Pebbles

You can find more elaborate computer speaker systems, complete with subwoofer, for the same price you’ll pay for the JBL Pebbles. However, you’ll be hard pressed to find a speaker system that can play as loud and as clean as the Pebbles do for $60. Add...

8 expert reviews | 482 user reviews

#256
alaScore 91

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...

3 expert reviews | 144 user reviews

#257
alaScore 91

Epoz Aktimate Micro

The Epoz Aktimate Micro Bs may have traded pure excitement for an even-toned balance, but their well-behaved performance, range of connections and good build will appeal to many. There are rival speakers that offer a livelier and more engaging...

4 expert reviews

#258
alaScore 91

Jabra Solemate Mini

Jabra's Solemate line of Bluetooth speakers has been a fairly dependable group in a crowded field, and the new Solemate Mini, at $99 (list), aims to keep the streak going. The ruggedized design is easily portable, and despite its very modest (but not...

19 expert reviews | 347 user reviews

#259
alaScore 91

Braven BRV-1

If you're looking for a compact rugged, water-resistant Bluetooth speaker, the Braven BRV-1 is worth considering now that its street price has dropped to closer to $100.

15 expert reviews | 568 user reviews

#260
alaScore 91

Philips BT3500

The Philips BT3500 may not excel in any one area, but its slim design is appealing and it delivers decent performance for an affordable price.

5 expert reviews | 448 user reviews

#261
alaScore 91

Dayton Audio B452

While Dayton Audio's entry-level B452 bookshelf speaker's sound won't seduce too many audiophiles, it's remarkably satisfying for a speaker in its ultrabargain price class.

2 expert reviews | 8 user reviews

#262
alaScore 91

SVS Prime Tower

The SVS Prime Tower's highly transparent sound will appeal to audiophiles hankering for big-speaker sound at a price they can afford.

3 expert reviews

#263
alaScore 91

Logitech UE Boombox

If you like your low end, the $250 Logitech UE Boombox delivers a sculpted, bass-heavy response in a portable design. But this wireless speaker suffers from distortion at top volumes, and at this price, that shouldn't happen.

30 expert reviews | 580 user reviews

#264
alaScore 91

Polk Audio MagniFi AM8111-A

Polk's sound bar is unique in that it has discrete left, right, and center channels, but it doesn't support HDMI and it's audio performance wasn't as good as several of its similarly priced competitors.

2 expert reviews | 312 user reviews

#265
alaScore 91

Cambridge Audio G2

Performance and Conclusions On tracks with powerful sub-bass content, like The Knife's "Silent Shout," the G2 delivers a decent sense of low-end at moderate volumes. It delivers deep lows without distorting at top volumes, though it sounds as if it's...

4 expert reviews | 111 user reviews

#266
alaScore 91

Sunfire SDS-12

Whether used for multichannel home cinema or pure audio, in the SDS-12 the US subwoofer specialist Sunfire offers a perfectly equipped and deceptively compact solution for the enthusiast on a budget. Sunfire's combination of a very efficient 300W Class...

2 expert reviews | 20 user reviews

#267
alaScore 91

Denon DHT-T100

Speaker bases are designed to be simple - the sort of device that you plug in and can then forget about while enjoying the enhancement they bring. The Denon DHT-T100 excels in this role, so should be of interest to anyone who wants to get a boost over...

17 expert reviews | 314 user reviews

#268
alaScore 91

Logitech Z600 Bluetooth

Desktop speakers are in an awkward position these days. Either bundled with your computer or often available for less than $100, they're an easy purchase when you need sound on your desktop. Logitech is going further, though, by making a set of desktop...

18 expert reviews | 190 user reviews

#269
alaScore 91

Sharp HT-SB60

The Sharp HT-SB602 offers plenty of features, a wide soundstage and high-energy movie playback, but its overall sound quality can't stand up to similarly priced rivals.

7 expert reviews | 502 user reviews

#270
alaScore 91

Onkyo LS-T10

The Onkyo LS-T10 sound stand feels well-built and sounds good with movies, but its lousy music performance makes it tough to recommend.

15 expert reviews | 381 user reviews

#271
alaScore 91

Yamaha YAS-152

Yamaha delivers a one-box soundbar solution for 55-inch-and-larger HDTVs with solid connectivity options, but sound quality suffers in the bargain.

10 expert reviews | 279 user reviews

#272
alaScore 91

Philips Fidelio E5 (CSS7235Y)

The Philips Fidelio E5 is an attractive and powerful system that can transform from a 2.1 stereo system into a full 5.1 surround sound system with ease. No need for a separate amplifier or loads of wires, it's an out-of-the-box multiple solution for...

13 expert reviews | 191 user reviews

#273
alaScore 91

Klipsch SB120

If you favor performance over convenience and good looks, the natural and musical Klipsch SB 120 speaker stand is a decent buy.

8 expert reviews | 174 user reviews

#274
alaScore 91

Samsung HW-H600 Sound Stand

At 35mm high, Samsung's first ever soundbase (or ‘SoundStand' as the Korean corp calls it) is one of the slimmest on the market, allowing it to slip virtually unnoticed under your flatscreen. It also steers clear from the typical design blueprint,...

5 expert reviews | 40 user reviews

#275
alaScore 91

Panasonic SC-HTE80

With a footprint of 46 x 28cm the Panasonic SC-HTE80 looks (colour differences aside) like a slightly shrunken version of the Canton DM 50, with largely unadorned surfaces and a dot matrix display hidden behind the cheese-grater grille across the...

13 expert reviews | 888 user reviews

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