Alan Clark at Kralk Audio in Yorkshire, England has designed a budget range of speakers and called them The TBD range, standing for The Dogs B******s. Ian Ringstead auditions the TDB4s, the second smallest of the range and costing £355 to £465, depending on the finish chosen, to ascertain whether these really are the dog’s danglies, or indeed a dog’s dinner.   More »

Made in Finland these floorstanding loudspeakers from Amphion cost £3600. LIonel Payne takes a listen for Hifi Pig.  More »

The Nomadic Audio Speakase is a brand new Kickstarter campaign by Morel featuring a fully featured open baffle Bluetooth loudspeaker system but pop it into its dedicated carry-on suitcase and you have a fully fledged loudspeaker system. Price is dependent on the package you take but for the case and speaker expect to pay around $400 on Kickstarter More »

Hifi Pig review of the Audiovector SR3 Avantgarde loudspeakers costing £6500. More »

Integrating a subwoofer into a 2-Channel Hifi system is often far more difficult than adding one in a Home Cinema setup. Both require fine tuning in order to convey a cohesive response and unilateral load of the room, but in order to achieve the speed, poise and polish needed for convincing musical playback, the task of joining the lower frequencies of a subwoofer to the main speakers can be extremely frustrating, yet ultimately rewarding. Dan Worth integrates the £1000 REL T9i Subwoofer into his system. More »

The AVID Hifi Reference Four is a £15 000, British designed and manufactured standmount that weighs in at an impressive 40 Kg including dedicated stand. Janine Elliot takes a listen to this innovative design.  More »

Every once in a while a product comes onto the market that is so obvious and so simple that you can’t help but think “How did I not think of that?”, the KALSU from Kralk Audio is such a product. About six months ago Alan from Kralk contacted me to tell me about this loudspeaker set up doodad and my immediate thoughts were “That’s genius” and “Everyone is going to want it”.  More »

Kralk Audio are a small company headed up by Alan Clark and based in the North of England. The Elite 2s are a standmount speaker with an off board crossover and cost £2500. Ian Ringstead fires them up.  More »

Dominic Marsh takes a listen to the Tannoy Revolution XT8F floorstanding loudspeakers costing £1499. More »

Ian Ringstead recently reviewed the EB 2 from Arcaydis and now focuses on the smaller EB1S. Like the EB2 it is made in Sheffield in the UK. More »

Dominic Marsh takes a listen to two somewhat unusually designed loudspeakers from UK manufacturer RMB. The larger floorstanding 22/3 model costs £1850 a pair and the smaller 12/3 standmount costing £1200.  More »

Ian Ringstead tries out the £3200 Ophidian Audio Prophet P2 Loudspeakers.  More »

Ian Ringstead takes delivery of a pile of ready cut wood and puts together the £300 KJF Audio Frugel Horn Lite Speaker Kit.  More »

Ian Ringstead has reviewed Polish manufacturer TAGA’s more budget oriented loudspeakers previously, this time he takes a listen to their Harmony Diamond B60 Loudspeakers which cost £1610. More »

Janine Elliot takes a listen to the SoundKaos LIBéRATION Loudspeakers that use an open baffle design along with ribbon tweeters in a package costing just over £17,000. More »

Poland is getting a bit of a reputation in the Hifi world for producing products at great prices. Here Dominic Marsh checks out the Pylon Diamond Monitor loudspeakers costing €899.75 to €999.75. More »

629 Euros for a nicely finished three way floorstanding pair of loudspeakers seems a very attractive proposition. Dominic Marsh finds out if the Melodika BL40 Mk2 Loudspeakers from Poland can cut the mustard.  More »

Tannoy is a household name, and not just amongst audiophiles. Here Dominic Marsh takes a listen to their  £599 Revolution XT6 loudspeakers. More »

TAGA Harmony are based in Poland and offer a wide range of loudspeakers and other products to suit all pockets. Here Ian Ringstead tries out their TAV 616F SE floorstanders costing €735. More »

Supertweers get a mixed reaction whenever they are brought up in polite audiophile conversation. Daniel Worth tries out a pair of the Townshend Audio Engineering Maximus Supertweeters costing £899. More »

Max Townshend is unmissable at pretty much any Hifi show you care to attend. He’s a larger than life character and his team are likewise always knowledgeable but down to earth and fun. His demonstration of the seismic bars and platforms is one not to miss. Daniel Worth pops a pair of the company’s Seismic Isolation Bars costing between £999 – £1299 under his speakers to feel their effects.  More »

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