Category Archives: loudspeakers

Technics SB-F1

Ever since the original Goodmans Maxim of the nineteen sixties, there have been countless small hi-fi loudspeakers on sale, but very few miniature ones. How many specialist hi-fi brands can you think of that have made serious speakers small enough

Technics SB-F1

Ever since the original Goodmans Maxim of the nineteen sixties, there have been countless small hi-fi loudspeakers on sale, but very few miniature ones. How many specialist hi-fi brands can you think of that have made serious speakers small enough

Epos ES14

The world of nineteen eighties loudspeakers was a weird but rarely wonderful one. Celestion’s SL6 with its clangy, first generation metal dome tweeter was considered state-of-the-art. Linn’s madcap Isobarik, with its multitude of forward facing and upward firing drivers, was

Epos ES14

The world of nineteen eighties loudspeakers was a weird but rarely wonderful one. Celestion’s SL6 with its clangy, first generation metal dome tweeter was considered state-of-the-art. Linn’s madcap Isobarik, with its multitude of forward facing and upward firing drivers, was

Sennheiser HD650

Back in 2003, Sennheiser spent millions of Euros on researching and developing the new HD650, taking technology developed for its £1,000 MKH40 broadcast microphone to reduce distortion and deliver clarity – while the sound balance was said to be based

Sennheiser HD650

Back in 2003, Sennheiser spent millions of Euros on researching and developing the new HD650, taking technology developed for its £1,000 MKH40 broadcast microphone to reduce distortion and deliver clarity – while the sound balance was said to be based

Monitor Audio R352

In some ways, the nineteen eighties was a troubled decade for loudspeaker design. Although a number of ‘milestone’ products appeared – such as Celestion’s SL6 and Acoustic Energy’s AE-1 – it’s hard to argue these were completely successful designs in

Monitor Audio R352

In some ways, the nineteen eighties was a troubled decade for loudspeaker design. Although a number of ‘milestone’ products appeared – such as Celestion’s SL6 and Acoustic Energy’s AE-1 – it’s hard to argue these were completely successful designs in

NXT X-Space

For most hi-fi lovers, the biggest deterrent to buying multimedia speakers is that they’re not designed expressly for hi-fi. Therefore, so the reasoning goes, they can’t possibly even be worth an audition. This perception has stuck since the dark days

NXT X-Space

For most hi-fi lovers, the biggest deterrent to buying multimedia speakers is that they’re not designed expressly for hi-fi. Therefore, so the reasoning goes, they can’t possibly even be worth an audition. This perception has stuck since the dark days

Yamaha NS-1000M

Why, if man has put vehicles on Mars and mastered open heart surgery, can he not design an accurate loudspeaker? Even at the best of times, modern speakers are seriously compromised devices, and the prospect of getting one to work

Yamaha NS-1000M

Why, if man has put vehicles on Mars and mastered open heart surgery, can he not design an accurate loudspeaker? Even at the best of times, modern speakers are seriously compromised devices, and the prospect of getting one to work