Marantz SR4200 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Marantz SR4200

On the front panel of Marantz SR4200 receiver there is no even AV-input, only controls of the main functions and display. In the attempt to give it some style, the developers brought the number of buttons down to minimum, so the initial setting is possible only from the remote control. It is programmable,...
Wharfedale Valdus 400 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Wharfedale Valdus 400

Wharfedale Valdus 400 is a three-way speaker system of bass-reflex type. The bass-reflex port adorns the faceplate. The speaker systems are impressively designed, perhaps even catchy, but in taste and without cheapness. In addition, plastic contours of the front panel look acoustically appropriate. The...
Denon AVR-1706 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Denon AVR-1706

Denon AVR-1706 receiver differs by advanced switch for connection of analog audio/video sources, has not the most budget digital processor, powerful supply system (a huge transformer is well seen through the vented holes) and a seven-channel amplifier with convincing passport characteristics. The presence...
Onkyo TX-SR502E AV-receiver
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-SR502E

The six-channel Onkyo TX-SR502E receiver is built by the branded WRAT (Wide Range Amplifier Technology) technology, which is able to play frequencies up to 100 kHz with minimal limit of dynamical range. To get the sound of the highest quality, Pure Audio option is provided in addition to Direct mode,...
Sony STR-DB2000 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Sony STR-DB2000

Asymmetrically located on the front panel of Sony STR-DB2000 receiver rotary controls and miniature knobs provide a complete control even without the remote control. Two multi-channel inputs (5.1 and 6.1) allow playing the recordings separately from Multichannel sources such as SACD and DVD-Audio or...
Pioneer VSX-917V AV-receiver
AV-receiver Pioneer VSX-917V

The Japanese electronic giant, Pioneer Corporation, updates with enviable regularity the model range of AV equipment, in which theatre receivers take one of leading positions. Here is VSX-917V - the market novelty and the representative of the latest generation. The first thing, which you should notice,...
DLS M60 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers DLS M60

DLS M60 speaker systems refer to top series, what is noticeable from the first minutes of our acquaintance. Already taking them from the box, you feel a pleasant heaviness - the weight of each speaker system is 12 kg. The company uses dynamical heads of its own design and production. The caliber of...
Monitor Audio Bronze B2 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Monitor Audio Bronze B2

Bronze B2 looks recognizably. The flange of characteristic form and metallic grill, under which the tweeter's dome goldenly gleams, aluminum (in view) woofer and even four branded nameplates in the form of crown "M" letter - the system of Monitor Audio can't be mistaken for something else. In fact, the...
Spendor S5e Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Spendor S5e

Spendor S5e is the most compact floor standing speaker system in S series. S series is a new one, designed for home theatres. Rectangular body is finished with natural veneer and installed on black podium. A 27-mm tweeter with a cloth dome is mounted in a damped vented compartment. 140-mm MF/LF speaker...
Harman/Kardon AVR 2550 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Harman/Kardon AVR 2550

Fleet glance and you guess the manufacturer correctly - before you notice the logo. Everything is classical: black body with sharp edges, the strip of golden buttons, double indication of modes. Harman/Kardon AVR 2550 receiver has an advanced control system, allowing to "tie" a certain digital input...
Boston Acoustics Bravo 20 On-wall speakers
On-wall speakers Boston Acoustics Bravo 20

Here is almost ideal example of multi-purpose speaker system, providing different variants of installation in a room. Using the supplied Boston Acoustics Bravo 20 fasteners, they can be mounted not only on the front wall, but also in the corner of a room or even on the ceiling. The bodies are made...
DLS Flatbox Large On-wall speakers
On-wall speakers DLS Flatbox Large

DLS Flatbox Large are compact wall speaker systems with graceful black or white lacquer finish. They can be put in front, rear or the center in home theatre. Or you can successfully use them for stereo system too - Flatbox Large will efficiently sound an additional area. Two grills at choice are attached...
Pioneer VSX-D714-S AV-receiver
AV-receiver Pioneer VSX-D714-S

Harmonious design of the front panel of Pioneer VSX-D714-S receiver is impressive; the controls are clearly grouped into work areas. Switching capabilities are quite wide and allow you to easily modify to 6.1 configuration - you should connect only an additional amplifier to linear Surround Back output....
Sony STR-DE375 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Sony STR-DE375

Sony STR-DE375 receiver created the attack of nostalgia to our experts. Judge for yourself: decoder is only Pro Logic, no S-video, only RCA, does not commutate video signals! The receiver is configured specifically. Although the test signal goes one after another to all channels, you can change its level...
Onkyo C-S5VL CD-player
CD-player Onkyo C-S5VL

We start the acquaintance with Onkyo C-S5VL CD player from a surprising fact. Something that seemed to be impossible not long ago, now is easily combined in one player. We speak about simultaneous support of audiophile SACD format and also compressed mp3 files and WMA - everything in accordance with...
B&W 704 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers B&W 704

B&W 704 have unusual form: the back wall higher and narrower the front one, and the upper one is smoothly curved and serves as the base of free-standing metallic tweeter, borrowed from top models of Nautilus series. At first glance this model differs from the larger B&W 703 only by a number of woofers...
Canton GLE 476 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Canton GLE 476

Canton GLE 476 is 2.5-way speaker system with the bass reflex. Two 180-mm drivers with diffusers from aluminum alloy, made by own technology, sound bass area and lower middle. They are mounted on flexible sinusoidal rubber suspension (Wave Surround technology), with the help of which a significant shift...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 716 S Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 716 S

716 S is the model from fully upgraded Chorus series. It is straight felt that the developers thoroughly fought for purity of sound from impurities. Strong body is reinforced by bulkheads, MDF panel is installed in its lower part - to decrease effectiveness of wave resonances of air volume. Low-frequency...
Sony CDP-X202ES CD-player
CD-player Sony CDP-X202ES

The engineers of Sony are constantly trying to keep the lead, being step ahead the competitors, that's why the functional equipment of new models of CD players can be called truly luxurious. Sony CDP-X202ES player is not an exception too. The remote control is equipped with a large number of buttons....
Tangent EXEO CDP CD-player
CD-player Tangent EXEO CDP

Tangent EXEO CDP player was conceived as a source for EXEO AMP integrated amplifier, together with which it will look more harmoniously. The player's design is almost symmetrical. The tray for CDs is strictly in the center and at the equal distance from it there are original controls in the form of massive...