NAD 515 CD-changer
CD-changer NAD 515

Decently but tasteful, - this is how you can characterize the model of NAD. Here are a strict, ascetic design, well thought-out ergonomics of minimally possible number of controls, monitor character of sound. The same transport mechanism as in the model of Marantz is used in it. Indicators and the way...
Sony CDP-CE315 CD-changer
CD-changer Sony CDP-CE315

Output level of Sony CDP-CE315 can be smoothly adjusted from 0 to -20 dB with the step of 1 dB.You can do it only from the remote control. Auto editing of a program works only for tracks with numbers not greater than 20. Moreover, automatic option involves only an option with optimum use of preset time,...
Technics SL-PG580A CD-player
CD-player Technics SL-PG580A

The first thing that attracted our attention was very rational, we can say, beautiful construction (inside the device), minimum of board-to-board connections. The second, already external thing is, maybe said, a classical layout of the faceplate close to cassette decks. Separation into two half-planes...
Pioneer NC-50DAB Network Receiver
Network Receiver Pioneer NC-50DAB

Stereo receiver was very popular in the second half of the last century, combined tuner and integrated amplifier. In the result there was quite self-sufficient component, to which you could add only a pair of speakers in order to listen to music. If desired, vinyl player and tape deck were added, covering...
Canton Vento 820 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Canton Vento 820

The branded heads with metallic diffusers are installed in the bodies with rounded side faces. Aluminum woofer has a large caliber - 180 mm (7"), due to that the stated lower playback border dropped to 20 Hz. an inch dome of the tweeter, protected by fine mesh, is made of the lightest aluminum-magnesium...
Cerwin-Vega! VE-8F Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Cerwin-Vega! VE-8F

Two-way speaker systems Cerwin-Vega! VE-8F are designed for small rooms and can be used in theatrical and stereo systems. They are built on own-developed dynamical heads in bass-reflex design. An 8-inch bass driver has a classical soft suspension, cast basket, sound coil of increased diameter and magnetic...
Boston Acoustics A360 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Boston Acoustics A360

Three-way model Boston Acoustics A360 is the senior in budget line of A series. Slender bodies please the eye by good glossy finish and big weight that allows us to speak about the seriousness of construction. The speaker systems are built on own-developed dynamical heads, which a number of the patented...
JBL Northridge E80 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers JBL Northridge E80

JBL E80 speaker systems are literally the center of the branded technologies. These are three-way speaker systems, made in the opened-type body. 19-mm (3/4") tweeter with titanium coating, installed in frames of the branded EOS (Elliptical Oblate Spheroidal) horn is used here. This horn was initially...
Infinity Beta 50 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Infinity Beta 50

BETA 50 from a California company Infinity stands out by its appearance. Not only high-quality beech, cheery or black ash grain vinyl film finishing draws the eye. Beveled front panel has the branded speakers, created by C.M.M.D. (Ceramic Metal Matrix Diaphragms) technology. Diffusers of these speakers...
Epos Elan 10 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Epos Elan 10

Quite compact Epos Elan 10 monitor speakers are designed in accordance with strict classical canons. Acoustic speaker systems are two-way systems with back bass-reflex port, at the creation of which the main importance was given to build quality and to components. Strong body has the system of internal...
Boston Acoustics A26 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Boston Acoustics A26

Boston Acoustics A26 monitors are made by two-way scheme with bass-reflex port on the back wall of the body. The heads are made according to original recipes of Boston. Low-frequency head has a decent by diameter (165 mm/6.5") diffuser, molded of polypropylene, reinforced by inclusions of mica and fiberglass....
Quad 12L Classic Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Quad 12L Classic

Quad 12L Classic monitor speakers can be referred to high-tech. To minimize resonances, the bodies are assembled from two different kinds of wood and, for additional rigidity, are braced inside with a clever system of braces. Approach to acoustic design is non-trivial too. Bass-reflex is in its base,...
Onkyo TX-DS494 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-DS494

Onkyo was one of the first who released the receiver with Dolby Pro Logic II decoder's mode and received EISA award. It is noteworthy that TX-DS494 is the youngest model in the line of Onkyo AV receivers. Thus, the company gives the possibility to experience the benefits of new technology to the buyer...
Onkyo TX-SR600 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-SR600

Onkyo TX-SR600 receiver with strict classical appearance will fit any AV system. All main functions are available from the front panel, but due to competent layout of controls it doesn't look overloaded. Located on it AV input also includes a digital optical connector that allows you to easily connect...
Onkyo TX-SR501E AV-receiver
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-SR501E

Strict front panel of Onkyo TX-SR501E with a relatively low height seems to be a bit overloaded by various in height buttons. And this turned out to be reasonable: due to presence of separate buttons Speaker Adjust and Subwoofer Adjust, presetting of main parameters is significantly simplified (as there...
Mordaunt-Short Aviano 8 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Mordaunt-Short Aviano 8

Floor standing Mordaunt-Short Aviano 8 are three-way loudspeakers with rear location of bass-reflex. Drivers are designed and made by the specialists of Mordaunt-Short. A pair of 6.5-inch woofers with aluminum diffusers, made by the patented Continuous Profile Cone technology, is responsible for lower...
KEF C3 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers KEF C3

For its sizes KEF C3 monitors are quite massive. They are designed by two-way scheme with slotted bass-reflex on the front. Such port diffuses output air flow better, significantly decreasing turbulent noises. As befits a serious manufacturer, own-developed drivers are used in C3. The diffuser of 130-mm...
Polk Audio TL3 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Polk Audio TL3

Miniature monitors Polk Audio TL3 can be easily confused with satellites, but the manufacturer gives them much broader authorities. The systems' layout is two-way, acoustic design is the branded Power Port bass-reflex, located in the lower part of the body. High-frequency section is presented by an annular...
Canton Ergo 620 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Canton Ergo 620

By the standards of German developers, Canton Ergo 620 refers to shelf speaker systems for small rooms. However, monitors are quite large and heavy - each weighs over 7 kg (15.4 lb). Here is a two-way scheme with the bass-reflex's port on the back wall. The branded head with 180-mm (7") diffuser made...
Quadral Rondo Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Quadral Rondo

These German monitors do not strike by designer delights; the main efforts were aimed to achieve the main thing - quality sound. Here is ribbon tweeter, which extends high-frequency range up to 65 kHz. Bottom and middle are given to 170-mm (6.5") head with the diffuser made of proprietary ALTIMA alloy...