KEF iQ3 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers KEF iQ3

The main feature of iQ series is Uni-Q module, which is a combination of MF/LF-speakers and HF-tweeter. A 19-mm tweeter with aluminum dome and powerful neodymium magnets is recessed into the center of MF/LF-speaker. Coaxial location of sound sources of different frequencies smoothes polar pattern and...
Monitor Audio Silver RS8 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Monitor Audio Silver RS8

Silver RS8 is the most powerful speaker system in Silver RS series. Sharp corners are eliminated in the design, all the edges are neatly rounded. The protective mesh also has rounded corners. A 25-mm tweeter with gilt C-CAM dome, located behind metallic protective grill, is based on the best tweeter...
Elac FS 208.2 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Elac FS 208.2

2.5-way Elac FS 208.2 are considered to be the pinnacle of technological evolution. The diffusers of 180-mm woofers are stamped from a special aluminum "sandwich", not coloring the sound. JET III tweeter can't also be called an ordinary, which is equipped with powerful neodymium magnets and is able to...
Polk Audio LSi15 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Polk Audio LSi15

The appearance of Polk Audio LSi15 cases mixed emotions. The bodies styled under black piano lacquer look expensive and respectable, but the finish of side panels, which a 20-cm woofer is built into, reminds a vinyl film. Superior tweeter in the upper section stands between two 135-mm midbasses (diffusers...
Canton GLE 436 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Canton GLE 436

Canton GLE 436 is a classical two-way monitor with bass-reflex, the port of which is put on the back wall. Each weighty case has a pair of original emitters of own design. High-frequency area of working band is sounded by an inch tweeter with soft fabric dome, placed into small horn. Despite of budget...
Elac FS 67.2 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Elac FS 67.2

In the vast catalogue of Elac FS 67.2 floor standing speaker systems lie closer to initial level. Slim 2.5-way systems have carefully muted bodies with massive frontal panel of increased thickness, on which there are own produced drivers. Mid-low-frequency section is presented by a pair of identical...
NAD T743 AV-receiver
AV-receiver NAD T743

The time-tested Hi-Fi solutions reign in the construction of NAD receiver: working for the front pre-amplifiers are connected with corresponding power amplifiers by removable jumpers; there are a switchable Soft Clipping limiter, attenuator of analog inputs and two (!) outputs for subwoofer. The concept...
Heco Celan 800 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Heco Celan 800

Heco Celan 800 is the most powerful floor standing speaker system in top Celan series. The body made of MDF in the form of irregular hexahedron is carefully reinforced by struts and finished with qualitative natural veneer. On the top there is an optimized for middle frequencies speaker with the diffuser...
Marantz SR4500 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Marantz SR4500

The front panel of Marantz SR4500 receiver is decorated in traditional, "symmetrical" style. Big handle on the left is the input selector, the right one is responsible for volume control. Under the display there are call button of additional modes and multi-functional "cross", answering not only for...
Pioneer VSX-916 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Pioneer VSX-916

The front panel of Pioneer VSX-916 has quite large display and successful layout. The purpose of all controls on the receiver as well as on the remote control (by the way, it also has a display) are easily recognized, that's why the device is comfortable and easy to be adjusted and used. The receiver...
Sony STR-DE595 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Sony STR-DE595

The notch on the front panel of Sony STR-DE595 receiver acts as work area for setting controls. The solution is so ergonomic that you want to make installation from the receiver's facade without looking in the manual. Algorithm of installation is thought out; much of it contributes to increase the accuracy...
ELAC FS 197 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers ELAC FS 197

In 2.5-way Elac FS 197 speaker systems the drivers are located symmetrically and this provides higher unity of sound. A pair of branded woofers is equipped with 140-mm multilayered diffusers with cellulose base reinforcing aluminum foil, applied over it. Such structure has a minimal weight and at the...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 714 S Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 714 S

The French company Focal-JMlab is famous among audiophiles by high-quality speaker systems, built on the base of unique technical solutions. Chorus 714 S was not an exception. These speaker systems are built by 2.5-way scheme with bass-reflex port on the front panel. A unique tweeter made of aluminum-magnesium...
Kenwood KR-V6080 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Kenwood KR-V6080

On the frontal panel of Kenwood KR-V6080 receiver there are indicator in the form of convex lens and two identical big control handles. One of them is volume control with built-in LED. The other is input selector, allowing you to choose one of two video signal sources or one of four audio signal sources....
Kenwood KRF-V5070D AV-receiver
AV-receiver Kenwood KRF-V5070D

In an effort to reduce the number of buttons on the front panel of Kenwood KRF-V5070D receiver the developers put on it three rotatable controls. One of them is Multi Control - it controls mainly installation. Here are concentrated: selection of loudspeakers' type (even special installations for three...
KEF C4 Subwoofer
Subwoofer KEF C4

The appearance of KEF C4 sbuwoofer is moderately conservative, only frontal slotted bass-reflex outlooks on the body with classical sizes. Low-frequency driver here is of 8 inches (200 mm), the amplifier is also not the most powerful, but 200 W for usual living room will be enough. The body is assembled...
KEF Kube-1 Subwoofer
Subwoofer KEF Kube-1

You can buy a small active KEF Kube-1 sub separately and as well as a part of several design sets of speaker systems, for work of which it is designed. The sub has an acoustic design with passive emitter, allowing you to get deeper bass with minimal sizes of the body. For this the developers used an...
Jamo Sub 250 Subwoofer
Subwoofer Jamo Sub 250

The body of Jamo Sub 250 has quite unusual design. U-shaped "cap" is made of MDF and the bottom, frontal and back walls are from plastic. A 200-mm long stroke speaker is attached to lower wall. The slot of bass-reflex is formed by upper and back walls and directed to the back. Peak power of BASH amplifier...
DALI Zensor 7 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers DALI Zensor 7

The shapes of DALI Zensor 7 speaker systems are classical in general; an aluminum stand, made in form of light frame, slightly revives the design. Against the background of monotonous MDF podiums, such stand looks interesting. The front panel of the system is glossy, the rest part has the wood grain...
Focal-JMLab Chorus 706 S Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Focal-JMLab Chorus 706 S

One of the largest manufacturers of speaker systems in the world, Focal-JMLab form the French city Saint-Etienne, always showed a rigorous approach to the creation of their own dynamical heads. Chorus 706 S differs by a new THC tweeter (as usual, with the inverted dome) and improved MF/LF speakers made...