The latest addition to Focal’s Classic Home Audio collection, the Kanta N°2 is a totally new design from the French company. By utilising many of the company’s proprietary acoustic innovations with newly-researched techniques, Focal has created a compact 3-way floor-standing speaker that combines performance with a new industrial design. More »

Bowers & Wilkins have just launched their new 700 Series loudspeakers, which, they say, develops the ethos of the CM Series that the 700 series replaces, plus adds technology from the 800 Series Diamond and new, bespoke acoustic innovations. 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 »

Earlier this month we brought you the news that VANA Ltd, the US audio distributor, had introduced the Audio Physic Step plus and Tempo plus loudspeakers to the states, now they have added the Avantera III, full range floor standing loudspeaker, to their range of Audio Physic speakers. More »

VANA, Ltd. has announced the availability of the Audio Physic Step plus and Tempo plus loudspeakers in the US market through a network of audio retailers. The Step plus is a bookshelf speaker and the Tempo plus is a floor-standing speaker utilising the same midrange and tweeter technologies as the Step plus with low frequency drivers integrated within the enclosure. Both loudspeakers have been completely redesigned since the prior Step and Tempo models and benefit from many of the technological advances realised during the development of the company’s flagship speaker, the Cardeas 30 LJE. More »

KODA, the Polish producer of loudspeakers and audio equipment, has introduced four new speakers in its: floorstanding AK-48F, center AK-48C and surround AK-48S and the KODA EX-569F which draws inspiration from the EX line, their range that was popular in the early 90’s. More »

James Loudspeaker, designers and manufacturers of entertainment products for both residential and commercial applications, has announced the introduction of the Q-Series floor-standing loudspeakers, a built-to-suit array of three models. More »

Acoustic Energy has announced the launch of the all-new AE100 Series. The original AE109 was launched in 1996 “setting industry standards in the entry-level hifi speaker category”. Now 20 years on, AE aims to reclaim the mantle with their new and improved version. Developed entirely at AE’s Cirencester HQ, the new AE109 slim-line floor-standing speaker heads up the new 100 Series, the first range launched under the company’s newly re-taken British ownership and during its 30th Anniversary year. More »

Resolution is the latest loudspeaker from the Wilson Benesch loudspeaker line ‘Geometry Series’. Designed and engineered at the Wilson Benesch manufacturing facility in England. Resolution incorporates the company’s driver technology in a high-tech enclosure, formed from a carbon fibre composite monocoque and precision machined metal-alloy components. More »

Father and son duo Rob and Dave Stevenson get tooled up and take a bash with this interesting single driver DIY loudspeaker project costing a total of £552 including VAT.  More »