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Klipsch La Scala AL5 Floorstanding Speaker Review

Move beyond its anachronistic looks, and this is a loudspeaker of great ability, says David Price…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Floor Standing Applause Awards 2020

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DALI OBERON 5 Floorstanding Loudspeaker Review

This highly capable new compact floorstander from Denmark brings a warm smile to Mark Gusew…

Posted in: Loudspeakers Floor Standing Applause Awards 2020

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Revel F228BE Floorstanding Loudspeakers Review

Mark Gusew thinks this big American floorstanding speaker is a force to be reckoned with…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Floor Standing

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JL Audio E-Sub E110 10” Active Subwoofer Review

Want a compact, high quality subwoofer that sings with both movies and music? Tony O’Brien says this is the one for you…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Home Theatre Loudspeakers Subwoofers Applause Awards 2019

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Acoustic Energy AE500 Stand-Mount Loudspeaker Review

David Price takes a close look at the smaller of the two loudspeaker models that make up Acoustic Energy's flagship 500 Series, the compact AE500 stand mount.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2019

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Monitor Audio Gold 100 Standmount Loudspeaker Review

With trick drivers and a cabinet finish to die for, there’s a lot to like about Monitor Audio’s new Gold 100 standmounter, says David Price…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2019

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Sonus faber Sonetto II 2-Way Standmount Speakers Review

Sonus faber's new family of loudspeakers, Sonetto, are handmade in Italy, inspired by the history of Italian literature and made in traditional Sonus faber style. We take a closer look at the Sonetto II, 2-way stand mount loudspeaker.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2019

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Bowers & Wilkins Formation Wireless Audio Suite Review

Bowers & Wilkins may well have been late to the high-resolution wireless audio party but with all eyes on them as they release their Formation Suite, it seems they've more than delivered a comprehensive, and formidable product range.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Home Theatre Lifestyle Integration Technology Loudspeakers Active Smart / Bluetooth Applause Awards 2019

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Krix MX-5 Modular Cinema Screen Speaker System Review

You've probably experienced home cinema before, but have you experienced real cinema at home? In this world-first review, we take a close look and listen to the just announced Krix MX-5 Modular Screen Cinema Speaker System.

Posted in: Home Theatre Loudspeakers Dedicated Cinema Applause Awards 2019

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Yamaha NS-5000 Flagship Loudspeakers Review

Are Yamaha's Premium Flagship Loudspeakers a makeover of the original NS-1000, or is there more to the story? Perhaps they're the best speakers you'll never hear?

Posted in: StereoLUX! Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Floor Standing Applause Awards 2019

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JBL L100 Classic Loudspeakers Review

Everything old is new again. Iconic models of hi-fi components are enjoying a rebirth and re-release, and why not? We take a look at JBL's latest take on the L100 Heritage Bookshelf Speakers, now released as the L100 Classic.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2019

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Klipsch The Three with Google Assistant Smart Speaker Review

Sporting a striking retro-futurist design and stripped-back controls, this Klipsch mid-range wireless speaker is remarkably easy to live with.

Posted in: Lifestyle Smart Homes & IoT Loudspeakers Smart / Bluetooth

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KEF R11 Floor Standing Loudspeakers Review

With the release of the next-generation R Series loudspeakers from KEF, we take a closer look at the R11 which is the flagship and largest of the three floor standing models in the series.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Floor Standing

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Bowers & Wilkins 606 Standmount Speakers Review

Bowers & Wilkins' 606 have some rather big shoes to fill as they replace the 685 S2s. With five years to come up with the perfect recipe, we take a closer look to determine if the wait has been worth it.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2019

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JBL Stage Loudspeakers Review

JBL's latest loudspeaker release, STAGE, promises big sound at affordable pricing that is equally capable for either home theatre or two-channel stereo applications. We take a closer look at the 5.1 Pack One system.

Posted in: Home Theatre Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Floor Standing

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SVS SB-3000 13” Subwoofer Review

In recent years SVS has grown rapidly and is fast becoming one of the preeminent companies amongst home theatre enthusiasts. Its range of value-for-money subwoofers and loudspeakers is vast. We take a closer look at the SB-3000 subwoofer which sits ...

Posted in: Home Theatre Loudspeakers Subwoofers Applause Awards 2019

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Panasonic SC-GA10 Smart Speaker Review

There’s certainly no shortage of smart speakers to choose from – so is Panasonic's effort, the Google Assistant-based SC-GA10, worth its sizeable asking price? Let’s find out.

Posted in: Lifestyle Integration Technology Smart Homes & IoT Loudspeakers Smart / Bluetooth

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Bowers & Wilkins Formation Series First Impressions

Following the breaking announcement of Bowers & Wilkins' new Formation Wireless Suite we caught up with the full range for a hands-on demo.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Home Theatre Lifestyle Integration Loudspeakers Active Smart / Bluetooth

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VAF Research DC-7 MK3 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Review

Too often overlooked is the fact that we're fortunate to have a world-class loudspeaker manufacturer right here in Australia. We take a closer look at the latest version, Mk.3 of the famed DC-7 Floorstanding Loudspeakers.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Floor Standing

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LG C9 4K OLED TV & SL10YG Soundbar Review

When LG invited me to travel to Sydney to take part in a ‘lock-down’ review of LG's latest C9 OLED and SL10YG Sound Bar, naturally my bags were packed by the door in anticipation.

Posted in: Home Theatre Visual Lifestyle Loudspeakers Soundbars

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Elac BS 244.3 Bookshelf Loudspeakers Review

Elac's 244.3 bookshelf speakers have a real sense of purpose that defies its minimal size. StereoNET's Steve Smith takes a closer look and gains an education on the Elac brand.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount

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Bowers & Wilkins 607 Bookshelf Loudspeakers Review

When B&W announced its new 600 Series, one model emerged as a potentially great package at a very affordable price. The stellar performer we’re gushing about is the entry level 607 stand mount speaker that’s nicely built and nicely priced at just $949.

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Bowers & Wilkins 603 Floor Standing Loudspeakers Review

The largest speaker in Bowers & Wilkins' latest version of its 600 Series range, we take a closer look at the 603 Floor Standing Loudspeakers.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Home Theatre Loudspeakers Floor Standing Applause Awards 2018

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Tivoli Audio Andiamo Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review

Tivoli Audio has enjoyed immense success since its inception as a radio manufacturer in the year 2000. Nearly twenty years later, Tivoli has demonstrated it can adapt to market trends and ever-changing technology with the introduction of its Go range.

Posted in: Lifestyle Loudspeakers Smart / Bluetooth Applause Awards 2018

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Krix Esoterix Altum Bookshelf Speakers Review

Krix stands out from the crowd as much by its longevity as by its design and manufacturing brilliance. Qualities that give Krix an unrivalled global footprint. The Esoterix Altum is a 2-way bookshelf with some innovative tech.

Posted in: StereoLUX! Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2018