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alaScore 82

15 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the REL T 1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 15 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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REL has bounced back from its takeover by the US Sumiko group with a wholesale revamp of its various ranges, the largest and most ambitious of which has yet to reach our shores

Delivers impressive bass extension, Melds seamlessly with the host system, Flexible set-up and a strong delivery

Some limited residual unevenness of output makes particular demands on system set-up

Affordable, high-performance subwoofer sets standards at its price level

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Sumiko REL T1 review


Sumiko is the company that bought REL a little while back, and even though this subwoofer series has development history going back three years - with many attempts at designing the components before Sumiko was happy - this may well be the first real...

Delivers imressive bass extension ; Melds seamlessly with the host system ; Flexible set-u and a strong delivery

Some limited residual unevenness of outut makes articular demands on system set-u

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It is a great inconvenience that the human ear detects sonic frequencies below 50Hz. If it were not so, there would be no such thing as home theatre. Cars with immense chrome-plated rims would be blinged-out with dozens of tweeters. Most significantly,...

Who wants one? I'd recommend the T3 to folks who've been waiting on the sidelines for a while, unsure if another box is really needed, people with a well-balanced system that sings to their liking and who'd like just a bit more authority, especially...


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The SmartHouse Team hooks up a small but beefy subwoofer from REL; the T1...and it looks like a golden egg for the company.

Deep fat bass with real control

Nothing that couldn’t be solved by buying a bigger REL

Product Specifications


Active / Passive Speakers:Active
Signal Connection:Wired

General Features

Number of Speakers:Not Applicable
Sound Projector: No
Speaker Type:Single Subwoofer