13. July 2021 · Comments Off on Audio Solutions Overture O305F Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , , ,

AUDIO SOLUTIONS OVERTURE O305F LOUDSPEAKER REVIEW

Audio Solutions Overture O305F Loudspeakers hail from Lithuania, are a floorstanding three-way, and cost €4100. Stuart Smith goes to a party with them. More »

AIRPULSE A100 ACTIVE SPEAKER SYSTEM REVIEW

Following the release of the Airpulse A200 and A300 speakers (which we reviewed a couple of years ago), the all-new Airpulse A100 small bookshelf speaker with a 5” woofer joins Airpulse’s family of active loudspeakers. Linette Smith has a listen.

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21. June 2021 · Comments Off on Fyne Audio F1-5 Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , ,

FYNE AUDIO F1-5 LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

The Fyne Audio F1-5 loudspeakers are a compact standmounter with a downward-firing port and point-source driver configuration. Stuart Smith takes a listen. More »

18. June 2021 · Comments Off on Electrocompaniet Tana SL-2 Tana L-2 And Sira L1 Wireless Speaker/Streamer And Subwoofer · Categories: Computer audio and Streaming, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , , , ,

ELECTROCOMPANIET TANA SL-2 STREAMER/WIRELESS SPEAKER, TANA L2 ADD ON SPEAKER AND SIRA L1 WIRELESS SUBWOOFER REVIEW

Electrocompaniet’s Tana SL-2 is the Norwegian brand’s second-generation Tana all in one, streamer, amp and wireless speaker, from the EC Living wireless lifestyle audio series. Linette Smith explores its capabilities, along with its second speaker and sub, and is suitably impressed.

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11. June 2021 · Comments Off on Noble & Noble Nobilis Sonum 98 Loudspeaker System · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , , ,

NOBLE AND NOBLE NOBILIS SONUM REVIEW

Noble & Noble based in the Netherlands has brought to market what they are calling the World’s first seven-sided loudspeaker system in the shape of their Nobilis Sonum 98 Loudspeaker System. It’s an interesting concept that includes onboard amps and digital processing with a cost of a few euros short of twenty grand. Stuart Smith plugs them in and takes a listen.

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RAIDHO TD 2.2 LOUDSPEAKER REVIEW

Raidho TD 2.2 loudspeakers are made in Denmark and cost a not inconsiderable £38 000. Stuart Smith takes a listen and puts this price into context. More »

20. May 2021 · Comments Off on Falcon BBC LS3/5a Gold Label Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , , ,

FALCON BBC LS3/5a LOUDSPEAKER REVIEW

The BBC LS3/5a must surely be one of the most famous loudspeakers in the world, in this review Stuart Smith checks out the Falcon Acoustics BBC LS3/5a Gold Label model costing from £2475. More »

19. May 2021 · Comments Off on Mitchell Acoustics UStream One Bluetooth Stereo True Wireless Speakers · Categories: Computer audio and Streaming, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , , , , ,

MITCHELL ACOUSTICS USTREAM ONE BLUETOOTH STEREO “TRUE WIRELESS” SPEAKERS REVIEW

Mitchell Acoustics uStream One is made by Mitchell Acoustics who are headed up by Paul Mitchell, a professional musician and previously known as part of the management team of the British HiFi brand Mitchell & Johnson.

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18. May 2021 · Comments Off on Kudos C20 Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers.

KUDOS C20 FLOORSTANDING LOUDSPEAKER REVIEW

Kudos C20s are a relatively compact floorstanding loudspeaker made in the United Kingdom and costing £4000 a pair. Ian Ringstead takes a listen. More »

BACHE AUDIO SONATA EX LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Bache Audio is a small manufacturer of loudspeakers based in New York that makes a handful of products using wideband drivers that are enhanced by more conventional drivers. Stuart Smith takes a listen to the $2780 Sonata EX standmount loudspeaker. More »

AUDIO PHYSIC AVANTI 35 LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Audio Physic Avanti 35 Loudspeakers are the latest iteration of the German brand’s well known and well-loved Avanti speakers. Stuart takes a listen to an old friend reborn. More »

FINK TEAM KIM LOUDSPEAKER REVIEW

FinkTeam KIM is the German company’s smallest loudspeaker. It is a two-way standmount loudspeaker with its own stand and sports an AMT tweeter. Stuart and Linette Smith take a listen.

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AUDIOVECTOR R1 ARRETÉ REVIEW

Audiovector R1 loudspeakers are made in Denmark. In this review, Stuart Smith checks out the £4700 R1 Arreté stand mounters, dedicated stands, and Freedom Grounding Concept cables.

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The SS-6 from Italian brand Solidsteel is a tripod design speaker stand costing around £480 in the UK. Stuart Smith has a listen to various loudspeakers on them. More »

It’s not often a review involves building the piece of equipment before starting to listen to it, but Linette builds the new £1495 Falcon Acoustics IMF 100 standmount speakers to check their Complete@Home credentials, before she and Stuart sit down and listen.

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Mellow Acoustics  FrontRo II is the second incarnation of this interesting electrostatic-hybrid loudspeaker. The loudspeakers cost £9500, are manufactured in England and have some interesting design features. Janine Elliot takes a listen. More »

Diptique is a French loudspeaker manufacturer specialising in making Isodynamic panel loudspeakers. In this review, Stuart Smith takes a look at their dp77 Anniversary model retailing at €3540. More »

The Ophidian Minimo 2 loudspeaker is, as the name would suggest, a mini-monitor type of loudspeaker. It is made in the UK and costs £900 a pair. Ian Ringstead takes a listen.
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hORNS are a Polish loudspeaker brand specialising in, you guessed it, horn loudspeakers. In this review, Stuart Smith takes a listen to their Symphony 13 loudspeakers costing €15,000. More »

Cabasse Pearl Akoya is a powered speaker with onboard streaming capability and costs £1499. Janine Elliot takes a listen for Hifi Pig. More »

Costing £1199 the Triangle Borea BR09 loudspeakers are a three-way floorstanding design. Stuart Smith tries them out for Hifi Pig. More »

Hifi Pig take a listen to the Davis Acoustics Courbet 4 Loudspeakers from France and costing €2200. More »

With new UK distribution in the form Auden Distribution, Memphis based EgglestonWorks has been a name in the high-end marketplace for more than 25 years. Here Alan McIntosh takes a listen to their Nico Evolution Speakers & partnering stands costing £6000.

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The Clarity System from MasterSounds is an all in one loudspeaker and amplifier package costing £4,495. Paul Messenger takes a listen for Hifi Pig. More »

Priced at $17500 in the US or €13000 in Europe the Ø AUDIO Icon loudspeakers are designed in Scandinavia by Sveinung Djukastein Mala and come with a 12” woofer and horn-loaded 3” tweeter; Stuart Smith sees what they are made of.

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