Wharfedale Diamond 8.4 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Wharfedale Diamond 8.4

The history of Diamond series dates back more than 20 years. During this time it was the bestseller on the British market that is quite rare occurrence and good indicator. Very successful construction and more than reasonable price became the key of such unusual longevity. That's why this series is still...
Polk Audio Monitor 50 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Polk Audio Monitor 50

Monitor series dated from the middle of 70-ies. At that time it was a harbinger of the era of modern speaker systems, setting the standards of quality and price. The line continues the best traditions of Polk Audio in production of high-quality and affordable speaker system. The proprietary Dynamic...
Mission e52 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Mission e52

Mission e52 is literally stuffed with technical discoveries and solutions. The tweeter with fabric dome is located under MHF/LF speaker for better integration of temporal characteristics. Neodymium magnet and effective cooling system are used in it. The diffuser of MF/LF speaker is made of polymer fibers,...
Canton GLE 470 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Canton GLE 470

Canton designers issued a challenge to the classical black design of speaker systems. The whole GLE series shines by snow-white front panel and the same protective grill, made of metal. 7 variants of finish are available for the rest of the body's walls. Such design looks at least unusual. The body rests...
Mordaunt-Short Aviano 6 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Mordaunt-Short Aviano 6

Despite of modern design, traditional and typical features of Mordaunt-Short stayed in Aviano series - aluminum diffusers. The designers gave the front wall of the body the form of vertical cylinder's surface of large radius. This is not only the element of design, but also the tool to expand dispersion,...
Polk Audio TSi200 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Polk Audio TSi200

"TSi" series of widely known American Polk Audio appeared in 2008. This is one of the most budget series, made in a modest vinyl finish, but with a massy lacquered top cover. TSi200 by sizes corresponds to an average shelf system, but at the same time easily contains three drivers: the branded tweeter...
Canton GLE 430 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Canton GLE 430

The respected German manufacturer of speaker systems introduced a budget GLE line in the market several years ago. Despite of the budget price, the work on the series was very serious, with the involvement of modern developments. A lot of attention was paid to appearance too. On one hand, a firm metallic...
KEF Q900 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers KEF Q900

Uni-Q module of the last generation is used in KEF Q900. In the center of 200-mm aluminum dome there is a 38-mm tweeter, framed by Tangerine waveguide. There are three bass drivers and only one of them is active. All of them have the diameter of 20 cm. Passport data are impressive: due to significant...
Polk Audio TSi300 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Polk Audio TSi300

MF/LF drivers, used in the system of Polk Audio TSi300, have lightweight and firm polycarbonate diffusers. The construction of drivers is developed by Dynamic Balance technology, allowing the developers to analyze and optimize resonance-frequency behavior of the driver in different working modes. Bass-reflex...
Wharfedale Diamond 10.4 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Wharfedale Diamond 10.4

Diamond series has existed already for 30 years and this is its tenth version in succession. The branded MF/LF drivers with Kevlar diffusers are installed with vented low-profile basket. A dome fabric tweeter is equipped with neodymium magnet and closed from the outside by metallic mesh, providing necessary...
Boston Acoustics A250 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Boston Acoustics A250

The part of body of Boston Acoustics A250 speaker system is finished with black film with leather like relief; other surfaces are covered with lacquer. At careful examination slight failures of workmanship are noticeable. Particularly, the gap in the junction of side and top panels could be less. There...
KEF R300 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers KEF R300

At first glance, many take KEF R300 for a two-way speaker system. All thanks to Uni-Q driver with aluminum diffusers of both drivers, which look like single entity. This is actually two independent from each other drivers, acoustic centers of which are united in one point. Due to this, the system is...
Denon AVR-X5200W AV-receiver
AV-receiver Denon AVR-X5200W

From traditional formats of surround sound the industry actively begin to go to new and more advanced "objective" creation systems of three-dimensional sound field. So, designed for public cinemas advanced technology Dolby Atmos is already embedded in AV receivers. The companeDenon has equipped a new...
Denon AVR-X2000 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Denon AVR-X2000

After releasing a new range of receivers, the Denon company decided to reset the model names - now there are pretty index numbers with zeros instead of cumbersome bunch of complex numbers. But what does the index 2000 in the model name actually mean? First of all, it indicates that the device is somewhere...
Denon AVR-X1100W AV-receiver
AV-receiver Denon AVR-X1100W

You can see with the naked eye that the new device was made based on the model AVR-X1000. Faceplate design with wide display, the construction of chassis, quite small power transformer and the cover are almost the same. There are a slightly changed, but still simple and plain remote control, external...
Mission m35i Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Mission m35i

The British Mission began its journey in 1977, having set itself a super complex task - to dominate in each price segment. For this purpose they had to undertake lots of researches (mainly with materials of diffusers) and already a year later the first in the world speaker system with polymer membrane...
Monitor Audio Gold GX50 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Monitor Audio Gold GX50

GX50 - the representative of the latest generation of the famous "golden series" of Monitor Audio can be referred to a number of compact monitors. The newest dynamical heads made of the patented C-CAM composite are used in them, and drivers' manufacturing process for this series is special. To increase...
Musical Fidelity M3i Amplifier
Amplifier Musical Fidelity M3i

During the development of a relatively affordable M3i all the experience gained at the development of older models came in handy to the specialists of Musical Fidelity. Herewith the bet was made on time-tested technical solutions. Separate feeding of preliminary and terminal sections through individual...
Creek Evolution 5350 Amplifier
Amplifier Creek Evolution 5350

Creek Evolution 5350 was developed as universal model, being able to successfully work with speaker system of any difficulty. The amplifier has a symmetrical construction, in which each channel is mounted on a separate board, attached to its own radiator cooling system. Coupling capacitors are absent...
NAD C375BEE Amplifier
Amplifier NAD C375BEE

NAD C375BEE replaced very successful model C372, which was considered as one of the best by sound at a reasonable price. According to the words of the chief engineer and developer of Bjorn Erik Edvardsen (his BEE initials are in the title), the device is very close by its sound characteristics to the...