15. November 2021 · Comments Off on Davis Acoustics Courbet No 8 Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , , ,

DAVIS ACOUSTICS COURBET #8 REVIEW

Stuart Smith takes a listen to the Courbet No 8 loudspeakers from French manufacturer Davis Acoustics and which cost €5700.

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08. November 2021 · Comments Off on Care Orchestra Celestial Deep Breath Evo Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , ,

CARE ORCHESTRA CELESTIAL DEEP BREATH EVO LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW.

Stuart Smith takes a listen to Italian brand Care Orchestra’s Deep Breath Evo loudspeakers costing €2250. More »

08. September 2021 · Comments Off on Audiovector R6 Arreté Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , ,

AUDIOVECTOR R6 ARRETÉ LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

The Audiovector R6 Arreté Loudspeakers are a significant jump in price from their siblings the R3 Arreté, but is this extra financial outlay worth it? Stuart Smith finds out.

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02. September 2021 · Comments Off on Mycetias Vulcanian Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , ,

MYCETIAS VULCANIAN LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Mycetias are a relatively new brand based in the North of the United Kingdom that makes no-nonsense, value for money loudspeakers and amplifiers. Ian Ringstead checks out the Mycetias Vulcanian loudspeakers for HiFi Pig. The speakers retail in the UK for just £576 or £876 with their matching stands. Ian Ringstead takes 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 »

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 »

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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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 »

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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Fink Team, headed up by Karl-Heinz Fink may be a new name to you, but it’s likely you will know speakers they have a hand in making. Now they are making their own speakers and here Stuart Smith checks out their two-way floorstander, Borg.  More »

American brand Martin Logan are famed for their electrostatic and hybrid designs but the Motion 40i use a Folded Motion tweeter allied to more conventional drive units. Ian Ringstead tries out this interesting speaker costing £1995 and distributed in the UK by PMC Distribution.

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Dan Worth takes delivery of the latest offering from Russell Kaufman’s British based company Russell K in the form of the SE version of his RED 150 floorstanding speakers costing £6000 – £6500 depending on finish. More »

Mellow Acoustics  FrontRo is a £7500 loudspeaker of small proportions that employs a novel electrostatic panel for high and mids and a conventional driver for bass frequencies. Janine Elliot plugs them in and takes a listen for Hifi Pig.

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Steve Crowe visits Sydney, Australia and Serhan + Swift to listen to their Brigadier Mu.2 Loudspeakers costing £4950 in the UK.

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Paul Messenger takes a listen to Italian manufacturer Diapason’s Astera standmount loudspeakers, now available in the UK through G Point Audio and costing £7896.

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Paul Messenger takes a listen to the Eclipse TD510Z Mk2 Loudspeakers with matching stands and costing £3840 a pair. More »