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Focal Aria K2 936 Floorstanding Speaker Review

— August 04, 2022 01:35

Focal Aria K2 936 Floorstanding Speaker Review

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.

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Arendal Sound 1723 Tower S THX Speaker Review

— July 08, 2022 00:00

Arendal Sound 1723 Tower S THX Speaker Review

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.

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Bowers & Wilkins 700 S3 Series Loudspeakers Demo Report

Brian Kahn — September 22, 2022 00:25

Bowers & Wilkins 700 S3 Series Loudspeakers Demo Report

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.

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DALI OBERON 7C Active Wireless Floorstanding Speaker Review

— June 14, 2022 00:30

DALI OBERON 7C Active Wireless Floorstanding Speaker Review

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.

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Q Acoustics New Concept Series Loudspeakers Packed with Tech & Good Sound

— August 01, 2022 12:10

Q Acoustics New Concept Series Loudspeakers Packed with Tech & Good Sound

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.

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HECO Aurora 1000 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Review

— May 17, 2022 09:00

HECO Aurora 1000 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Review

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?

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KEF Updates Flagship Blade and Reference Speakers With Metamaterial Absorption Technology

— July 29, 2022 00:05

KEF Updates Flagship Blade and Reference Speakers With Metamaterial Absorption Technology

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.

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Monoprice Monolith Encore T6 Tower Loudspeaker Review

— April 13, 2022 01:15

Monoprice Monolith Encore T6 Tower Loudspeaker Review

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.

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New Peaks Series Loudspeakers from YG Acoustics Look Awesome, Cost (Slightly) Less!

— June 20, 2022 01:50

New Peaks Series Loudspeakers from YG Acoustics Look Awesome, Cost (Slightly) Less!

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.

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Starke Sound VLOT Active Wireless Loudspeaker System Review

— February 21, 2022 00:55

Starke Sound VLOT Active Wireless Loudspeaker System Review

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.

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Perlisten R-Series Loudspeakers: More Affordable THX Certified Dominus Experience

— March 01, 2022 00:15

Perlisten R-Series Loudspeakers: More Affordable THX Certified Dominus Experience

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.

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Paradigm Founder 100F and 70LCR Loudspeakers Review

— January 09, 2022 00:55

Paradigm Founder 100F and 70LCR Loudspeakers Review

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.

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Revel F228Be 3-Way Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

— February 02, 2022 01:30

Revel F228Be 3-Way Floorstanding Loudspeakers Reviewed

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.

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Polk Reserve R700 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Review

— December 20, 2021 00:10

Polk Reserve R700 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Review

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.

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PS Audio Aims High With Its First-Ever Loudspeaker - The aspen FR30

— January 31, 2022 01:05

PS Audio Aims High With Its First-Ever Loudspeaker - The aspen FR30

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?

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Philharmonic BMR Tower Speaker Review: Strike Gold Twice?

— November 03, 2021 02:00

Philharmonic BMR Tower Speaker Review: Strike Gold Twice?

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.

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Monitor Audio’s Silver Series 7G Loudspeakers Refines A Winning Formula

— January 03, 2022 01:00

Monitor Audio’s Silver Series 7G Loudspeakers Refines A Winning Formula

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.

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RBH Sound Limited Edition SVTRS Active Speaker System Review

— August 09, 2021 12:00

RBH Sound Limited Edition SVTRS Active Speaker System Review

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.

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New Active DSP Rixos Speakers From Grimani Systems Promise Huge Cinema Sound

— October 14, 2021 11:15

New Active DSP Rixos Speakers From Grimani Systems Promise Huge Cinema Sound

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.

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Perlisten S7t Tower Loudspeaker Review - Are these Endgame?

— May 18, 2021 12:45

Perlisten S7t Tower Loudspeaker Review - Are these Endgame?

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.

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PSB Launches New Flagship Synchrony Speakers: High Performance Meets Value?

— October 12, 2021 13:00

PSB Launches New Flagship Synchrony Speakers: High Performance Meets Value?

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.

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Polk Legend L800 SDA Loudspeaker Review

— April 05, 2021 11:35

Polk Legend L800 SDA Loudspeaker Review

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.

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Starke Sound Combines High Fidelity with Huge Dynamics in the P Series Loudspeakers

— September 30, 2021 00:45

Starke Sound Combines High Fidelity with Huge Dynamics in the P Series Loudspeakers

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.

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Revel PerformaBe F226Be Tower & C426Be Center Loudspeakers Review

— December 01, 2020 13:00

Revel PerformaBe F226Be Tower & C426Be Center Loudspeakers Review

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.

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Polk Introduces Incredibly Affordable Monitor XT Speaker Lineup

— September 06, 2021 23:30

Polk Introduces Incredibly Affordable Monitor XT Speaker Lineup

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.

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Legacy Signature SE Floorstanding Speaker Review

Steve Feintein — August 20, 2020 22:00

Legacy Signature SE Floorstanding Speaker Review

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.

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Bowers and Wilkins Revamps 800 Series D4 Diamond Range

— September 03, 2021 01:30

Bowers and Wilkins Revamps 800 Series D4 Diamond Range

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.

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Definitive Technology Demand D15 Tower Speaker Review

— July 13, 2020 07:00

Definitive Technology Demand D15 Tower Speaker Review

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.

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Polk Revamps Signature Elite Series of Loudspeakers for 2021

— August 27, 2021 01:00

Polk Revamps Signature Elite Series of Loudspeakers for 2021

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.

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JBL HDI-3800 Floorstanding Speaker Review

— June 02, 2020 17:25

JBL HDI-3800 Floorstanding Speaker Review

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.

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Is Wharfedale's New Diamond 12 Series the New Benchmark For Budget Speaker Excellence?

— April 26, 2021 01:40

Is Wharfedale's New Diamond 12 Series the New Benchmark For Budget Speaker Excellence?

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.

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SVS Prime Pinnacle Tower Speaker Review

— July 06, 2019 12:00

SVS Prime Pinnacle Tower Speaker Review

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.

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Revel’s New F328Be Versus the Old Ultima Salon2 Which is the Better Speaker?

— April 23, 2021 01:15

Revel’s New F328Be Versus the Old Ultima Salon2 Which is the Better Speaker?

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.

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Dayton Audio MK442T Transmission Line Tower Speaker Review

— July 02, 2019 01:00

Dayton Audio MK442T Transmission Line Tower Speaker Review

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!

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Sonus faber Debuts New Budget-Friendly Lumina Loudspeaker Range

— April 13, 2021 09:00

Sonus faber Debuts New Budget-Friendly Lumina Loudspeaker Range

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).

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Bowers & Wilkins 603 Tower Speaker Review

— June 14, 2019 11:00

Bowers & Wilkins 603 Tower Speaker Review

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.

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Polk Audio’s Reserve Series Speakers Bring Legend Innovations At Lower Prices

— March 23, 2021 06:30

Polk Audio’s Reserve Series Speakers Bring Legend Innovations At Lower Prices

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.

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$140/pr Monoprice MP-T65RT Tower Speaker Review

— May 30, 2019 00:00

$140/pr Monoprice MP-T65RT Tower Speaker Review

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.

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Perlisten Audio: The THX Dominus Line Has Finally Been Breached!

— March 09, 2021 12:15

Perlisten Audio: The THX Dominus Line Has Finally Been Breached!

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.

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Klipsch RP-8000F Tower Speaker Review

— March 22, 2019 20:00

Klipsch RP-8000F Tower Speaker Review

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...

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Paradigm’s Founder Series Loudspeakers Mix Signature Design, Cutting-Edge Science

— March 05, 2021 21:15

Paradigm’s Founder Series Loudspeakers Mix Signature Design, Cutting-Edge Science

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!

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Paradigm Premier 800F Tower and 500C Center Speakers Review

— December 12, 2018 01:00

Paradigm Premier 800F Tower and 500C Center Speakers Review

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.

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Wilson Audio Introduces SabrinaX Loudspeaker: A Mini Floorstander with ‘Flagship DNA’

— February 02, 2021 01:00

Wilson Audio Introduces SabrinaX Loudspeaker: A Mini Floorstander with ‘Flagship DNA’

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.

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RBH Sound SVTR Tower Reference Speaker Review

— November 30, 2018 01:00

RBH Sound SVTR Tower Reference Speaker Review

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.

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Elac Launches Redesigned Uni-Fi 2.0 Loudspeaker Range

— December 17, 2020 00:00

Elac Launches Redesigned Uni-Fi 2.0 Loudspeaker Range

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.

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RBH Sound R-55E Floorstanding Speaker Review

— September 19, 2018 07:00

RBH Sound R-55E Floorstanding Speaker Review

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.

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JBL’s Retro-Styled 4349 ‘Studio Monitor’ Loudspeakers Are For Pros & Home Listeners

— December 06, 2020 07:00

JBL’s Retro-Styled 4349 ‘Studio Monitor’ Loudspeakers Are For Pros & Home Listeners

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

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Epique CBT24 Line Array Loudspeaker Review

— April 20, 2018 00:00

Epique CBT24 Line Array Loudspeaker Review

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.

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Dynaudio Introduces Revamped Contour i Series For 2020

— August 04, 2020 00:00

Dynaudio Introduces Revamped Contour i Series For 2020

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.

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Paradigm Persona 5F Tower Loudspeaker Review

— October 19, 2017 01:00

Paradigm Persona 5F Tower Loudspeaker Review

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.

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Wharfedale Delivers New Flagship Elysian Speaker Range

— July 21, 2020 13:00

Wharfedale Delivers New Flagship Elysian Speaker Range

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.

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MarkAudio-SOTA Cesti T Tower Loudspeaker Review

— July 10, 2017 00:00

MarkAudio-SOTA Cesti T Tower Loudspeaker Review

MarkAudio-SOTA recently launched their Cesti T tower speakers and we gave them a run around our testing grounds to see how they performed. Read our review to see if they're right for you.

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Focal’s Kanta N°2 Audiophile Speakers Looks that Kill

— June 26, 2020 07:00

Focal’s Kanta N°2 Audiophile Speakers Looks that Kill

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.

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Fluance Signature Series 3-Way Floorstanding Speakers Review

— December 28, 2016 11:00

Fluance Signature Series 3-Way Floorstanding Speakers Review

Fluance recently relaunched its Signature Series Three-Way Floorstanding speakers after improvements were made to its crossover. Are they now the awesome speaker they should be? Read on to find out.

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RBH Sound SVTRS Limited Edition Speaker System Rocks 2020 Florida Expo

— February 18, 2020 01:50

RBH Sound SVTRS Limited Edition Speaker System Rocks 2020 Florida Expo

RBH Sound rocked the 2020 Florida Expo with their new SVTRS active speaker system. It offers unparalleled dynamics and bass extension that has to be heard to be believed. A new Audioholics reference?

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MartinLogan Neolith ESL Loudspeaker Review

— November 23, 2016 08:00

MartinLogan Neolith ESL Loudspeaker Review

The MartinLogan Neolith loudspeaker features the largest electrostatic panel they've ever produced. Exceptional bass, superb soundstage, tremendous dynamics results in a mesmerizing experience.

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Definitive Technology Adds Demand Series Towers And Center Channel Speakers

— January 25, 2020 09:00

Definitive Technology Adds Demand Series Towers And Center Channel Speakers

Definitive Technology has expanded its popular Demand Series of loudspeakers with the addition of the D15 towers, D17 towers,and the D5C center channel speaker. Read on for more details.