Recent Floorstanding Speaker Reviews
Monoprice's new budget friendly Audition series speakers bring tech from their Encore series at an unimaginably even more affordable prices. Assemble entire 5.1 systems for well under $1k? You betcha!
The R7t tower speaker is Perlisten's flagship for their value-oriented Reference line. They are still $10k/pair, but what if they offer higher performance than any other $10k speaker set?
PSB has expanded its flagship range with their larger Synchrony T800. This 4' tall tower has three 8" woofers, a 5.25" midrange driver, 1” titanium tweeter and PSB’s most advanced crossover to date.
Klipsch released their new RP-8000F II floorstanding loudspeakers that we reviewed to determine if they still retain the same high value and performance of the originals despite the pricing hike?
Monitor Audio showed their Premium “Cinergy” home theater line and Concept 50 speaker with a unique array of 6 small midrange drivers nestled around an AMT tweeter, and 2 pairs of woofers in a futuristic cabinet.
Focal landed a hit with the Aria line of speakers, and their flagship tower of the K2 series, the 936 3-way floorstander is no exception. Read on to see what this special edition has to offer.
We did a listening demo comparison between the Bowers & Wilkins’ new 700 S3 vs S2 Series of loudspeakers. The 8 new models include upgrades like new cabinet designs, crossovers, plinths, & driver mounts.
Stunned by Arendal Sound’s 1723 THX monitor performance, we wanted to see if the more manageable sized 1723 S series tower could deliver similarly great sound and value. Read our review.
Q Acoustics new Concept series offer a range of performance models from the Concept 30 bookshelf to their 50 tower loudspeakers. Their sound and build quality really impressed us as much as their value.
The Dali OBERON 7C active floorstanding Loudspeakers and SOUND HUB combines their signature sound in an easy-to-use wireless system that can serve hi-fi 2CH or surround installations. Read our review.
KEF's Metamaterial Absorption Technology (MAT) has found way into the company's high end offerings. The new Blade and Reference Meta series employ the MAT technology into the entire lineup. Read on.
The German made Heco Aurora 1000 floor-standing speakers ($799/ea) were put through the wringer with our in depth measurement testing and yielded surprising results. Are these the speakers to get?
Colorado’s YG Acoustics has introduced the Peaks Series — five new speaker models plus a powered subwoofer — designed to deliver the company’s superb engineering and sound quality at lower prices.
The Monoprice Monolith Encore T6 (MSRP: $800/pr) are audiophile grade speakers with ample bass and output you would have to spend significantly more to rival. Read our review with measurements to see why.
Perlisten introduced their R-Series Speakers that have a similar sound, certified Dominus, but are half the cost of the Signature speakers. See how Perlisten managed to pull this off more affordably.
Starke Sound's VLOT wireless floor-standing speakers pack a lot of tech into a small footprint. If you want a wireless speaker system with nice aesthetics and good bass response, check out VLOT.
We reviewed the Revel F228Be and found it to do everything right, be it imaging, dynamics, depth and more. At $11k/pair they aren't cheap, but you do get an exquisite pair of quality tower speakers.
The Paradigm's Founder 100F 3-way towers and 70LCR speakers use a slew of new technologies to push the loudspeaker game forward. Read our review to see how they sounded and performed with measurements.
The PS Audio aspen FR30 ($28.5k/pair) is their first-ever loudspeaker. It features a 3-way design with planar magnetic tweeters and midranges. Will it compete in a crowded field of other excellent brands?
In our in-depth review of Polk Audio's Reserve R700 tower speakers, we look at just how much of the performance of the stellar Legend series has trickled down to the more affordable Reserve series.
Monitor Audio’s new 7G Silver Series loudspeakers offers 8 different models and maintains its sweet-spot in the company’s lineup combining excellent performance, superb build quality, and high value.
Philharmonic Audio BMR tower is a 3-way wide dispersion speaker that scales up the performance and bass output from of their fabulous Philharmonitor previously reviewed. Read on to see if how it’s done.
Grimaldi Systems launched two new on-wall/in-wall speakers, the Rixos-L and Rixos-H. Both are active, DSP-controlled speakers that utilize Grimani Systems’ signature Conic Section Array Waveguide.
Reviewing the RBH Sound Limited Edition SVTRS active speaker system has been a transformative experience. Few consumer loudspeakers can match its dynamics, bass extension, transparency and overall fidelity.
PSB launched two new flagship loudspeakers, the Synchrony T600 floorstanders ($8,000/pair) and the Synchrony B600 stand-mount speaker ($2,500/pair). High performance meets value? Read on.
Perlisten's S7t flagship THX Certified Dominus tower speakers have made leaps in technology that have some folks going so far as to question their reality and our reviewer calling them endgame products.
Take a look at Starke Sound's P Series high-powered loudspeakers. The P3/P3i, P5, and P7 range from $2.5k to $9.5k each putting Starke Sounds P series squarely in the high end home cinema market.
The Polk Audio Legend L800’s w/ SDA Pro reflect the next evolution in Polk's long obsessions with cross-talk cancellation technology. Is this their best effort yet? Check out the review to find out.
Polk Audio has a new line of competitively priced speakers, the Monitor XT. With eight different sizes to choose from, prices start at $150/pair for height channels, and $600/pair of towers. Read on.
We reviewed the Revel Performa F226Be, a three-way floor-standing speaker, and the C426Be, a monster three-way center speaker using four 6.5" bass drivers to see if they live up to the brand reputation.
Bowers and Wilkins revamped their 800 Series with their D4 Diamond Range. The B&W loudspeaker line has 7 new models to choose from including 2 center channels and a flagship $35k/pair 801 D4 tower.
Will the 4-way Legacy Audio Signature SE floorstanding speakers allow me to achieve my audiophile realization of my last new speakers? Read our review to find out.
Polk Audio released information on their new Signature Elite Speakers. The Elite series come in eight different models certified high res/Atmos ranging from a $250/pair surrounds to $550/each tower.
Definitive Technology Demand D15 Tower Speaker are beautifully crafted and sound terrific. But, how do they compare to the similarly priced BP-9000 in their product line? Read our review to find out.
Wharfedale introduced its revamped budget friendly Diamond 12 Series of loudspeakers with new drivers, crossovers, and cabinets with improved bracing. Best bang for the buck speaker series? Read on.
The JBL HDI-3800 84lb beast of a floorstanding speaker features triple 8" bass drivers and an advanced compression driver and waveguide. We review it to determine if it lives up to the JBL heritage.
Can Revel's new $16,000/pair F328Be floorstanding speaker actually be better than the brand’s crown jewel, the $22,000/pair Ultima Salon2? Read on to find out.
SVS launched their new flagship Prime Pinnacle tower speaker. The Prime Pinnacle is a beefy-looking three-way tower speaker, but is it more than just a new version of the Prime tower? Read on.
Sonus faber’s new Lumina loudspeakers brings luxury audio to the masses. The lineup includes the Lumina I bookshelf ($899/pr), 3-way Lumina III floor-stander ($2,199/pr), and Lumina Center I ($688).
Dayton Audio's new MK442T tower speakers at $228/pair feature a transmission line enclosure for bass. Read our review to see how they managed to produce a quality speaker at a ridiculously low price!
Polk Audio's new Reserve speaker series takes many of the innovations from their Legend series and packs them into a units with MSRPs less than half of that of their Legend counterparts. Read on.
At $1,800/pr, Bowers & Wilkins 603 is their least expensive floor standing speaker. Read our full review to see what Bowers & Wilkins can do at such an accessible price bracket and how it performed.
THX raised the bar to a height that few thought anyone could clear in their 'Dominus' certification. That has changed with Perlisten Audio's introduction of their Certified Dominus loudspeakers.
The Monoprice MP-T65RT floorstanding speakers are some of the least expensive we've ever reviewed at only $140/pr. Their performance and value is shockingly good. Read on to find out.
Paradigm recently replaced their acclaimed Prestige loudspeaker line with the Founder series. The Founder speakers are packed to the gills with new advances in loudspeaker design. New driver tech, must read!
The Klipsch RP-8000F, a dual 8" woofer tower speaker system that promises a wide dynamic range for lots of punch and impact, but will that come at the cost? Read our review to find out...
Wilson Audio’s new SabrinaX Loudspeaker has all new drivers and cabinet. At $18,900, it promises to deliver Wilson’s legendary performance and build quality in a smaller, less expensive package.
Using trickle down technology from their Persona series, Paradigm launched the Premier line of speakers. Read our full review of their 800F towers and 500C center channel to see how they perform.
Elac’s Andrew Jones has completely redesigned the company’s Uni-Fi range of 3-way loudspeakers. The Uni-Fi 2.0 series is now the brand’s least expensive to offer Jones’s signature concentric drivers.
RBH's SVTR Tower combines the SV-831R reference grade monitor and SV-1212NR subwoofer to produce the ultimate tower speaker with mind-blowing performance. Could this be RBH's best tower yet? Read on.
JBL’s newest high-end loudspeaker is the 4349 Studio Monitor ($7,500/pair). The 4349 combines the company’s lauded, horn-loaded D2415K compression driver with a 12-inch woofer
RBH Sound recently upgraded their Impression family of speakers. We reviewed their 6-driver, 3-way R-55E tower speakers to see how they stacked up against competitors in the $2K/pr arena.
Dynaudio has totally overhauled its popular Contour series loudspeakers with new internals. All speakers in the new Contour i series employ a new tweeter design and updated woofers and crossovers.
The new CBT24 'Epique' floor-standing line array by Dayton Audio is an unconventional speaker. See if the CBT24 speaker improves upon conventional loudspeaker designs or if it has shortcomings.
Wharfedale’s new flagship Elysian range is now the brand’s top offering. The Elysian 2 stand-mount speaker comes in at $7,000/pair and the Elysian 4 floor-standers at 10,000/pair. Read on.
The Paradigm Persona 5F is a three-way tower speaker featuring a beryllium midwoofer & tweeter, and (3) 7" bass drivers. Read our review to see if Paradigm's engineering excellence is worth the price.
Focal’s Kanta N°2 floor-standing loudspeakers ($10k/pair) are now available in Carrara White and Black Lacquer/Walnut. The Kanta N°2 combines Focal's flax sandwich cones with its beryllium tweeter.