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...
DALI Ikon 2 Mk2 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers DALI Ikon 2 Mk2

Updated Ikon series with index of Mk2 was created in accordance with the wishes of many owners of previous models in the whole world. Externally the system hasn't almost changed, only the front panel now has smooth to the touch dark matte surface. LF heads were developed for the updated series, which...
Onkyo TX-SV454 AV-receiver
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-SV454

Among technical features of Onkyo TX-SV454 receiver we can note a learning remote control and Cinema Re-EQ function, which allows you to avoid emphasizing high frequencies while watching a movie in small halls of home theatre. Among Surround modes there are Dolby Pro Logic, Hall and Live. A six-channel...
Yamaha RX-V396RDS AV-receiver
AV-receiver Yamaha RX-V396RDS

Yamaha RX-V396RDS receiver is relatively old in accordance with the rules of winged fashion. It doesn't refer to the latest generation of AV-receivers of the company, what is confirmed by the lack of digital sound in DTS format. Nevertheless, take almost complete absence of media with such coding (DVDs...
Magnat Vector 207 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Magnat Vector 207

Three-way speaker systems, Maganat Vector 207, have impressive sizes. Four dynamical emitters are installed in the bodies of more than one meter in height. Air ports (two, diameter - small) are located on the back wall, so it is not recommended to place the system too close to wall. Three mid-bass drivers...
Magnat Quantum 677 Floor standing speakers
Floor standing speakers Magnat Quantum 677

Despite of relatively low price, Magnat Quantum 677 differs by pleasant appearance and carefully elaborated design. High and massive three-way speaker systems are built on four own-produced heads. Three of them, being responsible for middle and bass, are absolutely identical - these are 165 mm (6.5")...
Magnat Quantum 753 Bookshelf speakers
Bookshelf speakers Magnat Quantum 753

A considerable weight (more than 9 kg/20 lb.) of Magnat Quantum 753 is conditioned by the desire to damp maximally the bodies. Lower part is a powerful 3 cm (1.2") plate and the thickness of two-layered front panel reaches 40 mm (1.6"). To increase the feedback in LF-range there is the branded Airflex...