Yamaha RX-V340RDS AV-receiver
AV-receiver Yamaha RX-V340RDS

Decorative grooves on the front panel and fluorescent display with amber indications are family traits of Yamaha. The receiver has no clear separation of work areas, because the developers find a full-featured remote control to be the main control center. The algorithm can be called intuitive, well-written...
Musical Fidelity M1PWR Amplifier
Amplifier Musical Fidelity M1PWR

A compact M1PWR power amplifier is one of the latest additions in the popular M1 series. The amp was created on the back of the users' interest to network controller/pre-amplifier M1CLIC and is recommended as its partner. Musical Fidelity M1PWR provides the output power of 60W per channel (8 Ohms), which...
Exposure 2010S2 Amplifier
Amplifier Exposure 2010S2

Exposure Company has completely redesigned its most popular line of 2010 and all models with improved sound characteristics have the S2 index. Input selector with less distortions and output cascades were improved in 2010S2 amplifier (they are now powerful Sanken transistors). In the power supply unit...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 807V Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 807V

Chorus 807V are quite large speaker systems, built on dynamical heads of own design and production, with bass-reflex on the back wall. A pair of high-class drivers is used in them - a 7 inch woofer and 25-mm (1") tweeter with the inverted dome. Aluminum-magnesium alloy, allowing to reduce the movable...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 706 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 706

706 is shelf speaker system from the Chorus series. It is larger than the model Chorus 705, but the construction is almost the same: both systems have similar (branded) heads, in both cases bass-reflex radiates by slot port (the area of which is bigger in Chorus 706). Proportionality is the main sign...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 705V Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 705V

The junior model of the budget Chorus 700 series is not inferior to senior colleagues. Own produced drivers are taken as base here and located in small by volume, but quite rigid bodies with reinforced sidewalls. Bass-reflex is placed on the front panel, on the back panel there is a loop for wall mounting....
Focal-JMlab Chorus 716V Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 716V

Chorus 716V are built by 2.5-way scheme with cutoff frequencies on 300 and 3000 Hz. The main range is played by the pair of midbass heads with the diameter of 16.5 cm (6,5"). They are equipped with Polyglass diffusers, the manufacturing technology of which implies coating the smallest glass spheres on...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 706V Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 706V

For shelf systems Chorus 706V is quite large and has considerable weight. Massive MDF panels are used in the construction of the body with non-parallel internal walls. Another distinctive feature of the speaker systems is the front bass-reflex that significantly simplifies the alignment of the system...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 806V Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 806V

Shelf Focal Chorus 806V speaker systems are designed for work in small rooms. They have two-way construction and bass-reflex loading with the port on the front panel. Peculiar tweeter with the dome made of aluminum-magnesium alloy in the form of concave hemisphere is used as high-frequency speaker. For...
JBL Control X Outdoor speakers
Outdoor speakers JBL Control X

Compared with the model One, Control X is slightly larger, but still undoubtedly belong to the mini-monitors. However, new speakers bestowed the distinctive design, which it clearly distinguished from the older brothers, with a curved front wall and masks through which they can not see the speaker units....
DLS MBU5 Outdoor speakers
Outdoor speakers DLS MBU5

Swedish company DLS produces several models of all-weather loudspeakers and MBU5 is the youngest among them. It has a two-way design with the bass reflex port in front. Graceful bodies are cast from a strong ABS plastic, which is adapted to all-season operation and not prone to moisture attack. In addition,...
Canton Pro XL.3 Outdoor speakers
Outdoor speakers Canton Pro XL.3

Here are the universal speaker systems which can work indoors and outdoors. The design of Pro XL.3 is two-way and has the closed body. The body is made of rubberized plastic and has all necessary protective degrees against moisture and other external influences. 5-inch bass head is made of light aluminum...
Monitor Audio Climate CL60 Outdoor speakers
Outdoor speakers Monitor Audio Climate CL60

English Monitor Audio Climate CL60 speaker systems nicely differ not only by the highest build quality, by also by distinctive design. The bodies are cast from polypropylene resistant to aggressive environments and UV radiation. Protective grill is made of perforated aluminum and almost not prone to...
Yamaha R-S202 Stereo Receiver
Stereo Receiver Yamaha R-S202

Stereo receiver is very popular class of equipment in the 70-ies of the last century, which are called the Golden era of audio. This is the combination of amplifier and tuner in one case. For half a century since then broadcasting has migrated to the Internet, but radio stations still work. This means...
Sony SA-W2500 Subwoofer
Subwoofer Sony SA-W2500

An active SA-W2500 subwoofer can be referred to the products of initial level, if you, surely, focus only on its price. And although in the manufacturer's arsenal there are more discerning subs for demanding listener, this model has all you need to provide high-quality low-frequency support in a small...
Paradigm PS-1200 Subwoofer
Subwoofer Paradigm PS-1200

The Canadian PS-1000 left unforgettable impressions and it will be even more interesting to get acquainted with more powerful representative of the series - PS-1200. It is a little bit larger and almost 5 kg (11 lb) heavier. There is the same narrow-band design: driver is mounted inside the body on vertical...
Energy ESW-M8 Subwoofer
Subwoofer Energy ESW-M8

Subwoofers of ESW series were presented by the Canadian company Energy in 2008 and turned out to be so good by combination of price, sizes and features that analog models were produced in Klipsch Group and under other brands (Energy ESW-M6, Jamo Sub 800, Klipsch SW-110, SW-112, SW-308, SW-310, SW-311,...
Canton CD50 Center Speaker
Center Speaker Canton CD50

The series of CD speaker systems from Canton is developed extremely well, among which there are even wireless active speaker systems and three full 5.1 sets. CD50 takes middle position. They are made by 2,5-way scheme. Polished metal was used as material, but not without plastic - upper and lower ends...
Klipsch RC-25 Center Speaker
Center Speaker Klipsch RC-25

Klipsch RC25 looks quite classic, oval holes of bass-reflexes and ceramic metal MF/LF speakers, looking like "copper ones", give it some chic. In the center there is Tractix Horn, which a 25-mm titanium tweeter works in. Among other things the branded Tapered-Array technology is used in the speaker system....
JBL LC2 Center Speaker
Center Speaker JBL LC2

JBL LC2 is a successful combination of two at once several branded technologies and features. We can't but note four-band design - in addition to usual titanium tweeter, in HF range there is also a mylar driver, being installed in a small horn and responsible for ultrahigh frequencies (above 20 kHz)....