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M&K S150 25th Anniversary Limited Edition

Standmount Speaker Test

M&K S150 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Review

A Cinematic Experience – True cinema and home theater fans of course know M&K. No one else though, probably. A real oversight in our opinion. "Miller…

| Tom Frantzen
Velodyne MicroVee X

Subwoofer Test

Velodyne MicroVee X Review

Little Thunder – If you hear it without seeing it, you‘ll certainly be impressed. The other way round, you‘d hardly have taken it seriously. The…

| Tom Frantzen
Canton GLE 90

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Canton GLE 90 Review

True to their Heritage – A good deal of Vento technology propels the new Canton GLE forward again compared to its predecessor. Costs were mainly cut…

| Tom Frantzen
Canton Smart GLE 3

Active Loudspeaker Test

Canton Smart GLE 3 Review

The Energizer – The Smart GLE 3 from Canton is the largest and most expensive active speaker from those we tested with "Hi-Fi for the home office" in…

| Julian Kienzle
Canton Chrono 90 DC

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Canton Chrono 90 DC Review

The same DNA – The sound quality delivered by speakers that cost less than 2000 Euros per pair is becoming more and more impressive. A convincing…

| Michael Lang
Canton Reference 3K

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Canton Reference 3K Review

Float like a Butterfly – that is the first part of a famous quote by Muhammad Ali, formerly known as Cassius Clay. The quite voluminous Canton…

| Michael Lang
Q Active 200 with Hub and Stand

Wireless Active Speaker Test

Q Acoustics Q Active 200 Review

Particularly Smart – Not too long ago, Q Acoustics introduced the new compact active system Q Active 200. With an unusual design, innovative…

| Julian Kienzle
KEF LS 50 Wireless II

Active Standmount Speaker Test

KEF LS 50 Wireless II Review

An Active Point – KEF's LS 50 was a big hit in the charts of High Fidelity. Now, the Wireless II is simply the best possible way to realize the…

| Tom Frantzen
JBL L82

Standmount Speaker Test

JBL L82 Classic Review

The American Fighter — JBL already displayed convincing qualities with the L100 Classic. Now, they send out the smaller sibling L82 to try and…

| Tom Frantzen
Piega MLS 3

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Piega MLS 3 Review

Swiss Delight – The Piega MasterLineSource 3 is the newest addition to the reference class of the Swiss loudspeaker specialist, which was started in…

| Michael Lang
DALI Rubicon 6 Black Edition

Floorstanding Speaker Test

DALI Rubicon 6 Black Edition Review

Small Changes make for Big Improvements – Updating both the visuals and the technology of a tried and tested model is not a completely new strategy.…

| Michael Lang
Gauder Berlina RC7 Diamond Tweeter

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Gauder Berlina RC 7 MK II Black Edition Review

Correct Calculations – Speaker by speaker, Gauder Akustik from Renningen, Southern Germany, is in the process of conquering the known world elite of…

| Michael Lang
Wilson SabrinaX

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Wilson Audio SabrinaX Review

A New X Factor – Wilson Audio now manufactures its smallest floorstanding speaker entirely from the superior "X-Material". Does the SabrinaX deliver…

| Matthias Böde
Avantgarde Acoustic Duo XD

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Avantgarde Acoustic Duo XD Review

Blow Up! – With the Duo XD, Avantgarde Acoustic shows what horn technology and a perfectly matched active woofer are able to do to the sound. Fasten…

| Matthias Böde
KEF LS50 Meta

Standmount Speaker Test

KEF LS50 Meta Review

Meta-Morphosis – After eight years, KEF has thoroughly modernized its best-selling speaker LS50. This all mainly centers around the "MAT" strategy,…

| Matthias Böde
JBL L100 Classic

Standmount Speaker Test

JBL L100 Classic Review

Full-bodied, Powerful, Vintage – Manufacturing legend James B. Lansing, "JBL" for short, revives a successful model from 1970. We will answer the…

| Tom Frantzen
Burmester B38

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Burmester B38 Review

The Big Brother – Burmester expands its range of products with the floorstanding loudspeaker B38, entering the highly contested 20,000 Euro price…

| Michael Lang
DALI Menuet SE

Standmount Speaker Test

DALI Menuet SE Review

A Special One – In the tradition of the models Royal Menuet and Menuet, Danish loudspeaker specialist DALI launched a visually and acoustically…

| Tom Frantzen
Vimberg Amea

Standmount Speaker Test

Vimberg Amea Review

Perfection on a Smaller Scale – Want perfection at a more affordable price but without making any compromises? The Vimberg Amea offers just that.

| Tom Frantzen
Wilson Audio Sasha DAW

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Wilson Audio Sasha DAW Review

Wilson Moments – While nowadays there are plenty of excellent loudspeakers available, those from Wilson Audio are always surrounded by a very special…

| Matthias Böde
Canton Smart Reference 5K

Active Floorstanding Speaker Test

Canton Smart Reference 5K Review

Activated "Reference" – Canton has transferred the successful wireless smart technology from the Vento series to the flagship models of the Reference…

| Tom Frantzen
Cabasse Pearl Akoya

Active Standmount Speaker Test

Cabasse Pearl Akoya Review

Miracle "en Miniature" – Cabasse follows up its active and smart "Pearl" with the smaller "Pearl Akoya". Maybe the "little sister" is even more…

| Tom Frantzen
Fyne Audio F1-10

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Fyne Audio F1-10 Review

A Fyne Pleasure – After Tannoy's change of ownership, the manufacturer Fyne Audio sees itself in an obligation to continue Scottish tradition – as for…

| Tom Frantzen
ATC SCM 150 A SLT

Active Floorstanding Speaker Test

ATC SCM150ASLT Review

Professionals at Work – Never heard of ATC? Then it's time to change that! Otherwise you might possibly miss the best loudspeaker of your life – as…

| Michael Lang
Monitor Audio Silver 200

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Monitor Audio Silver 200 Review

The English are Coming – With the Silver 200, Monitor Audio – after all, one of the biggest names in audiophile England – also wants to score big in…

| Tom Frantzen
Dynaudio Confidence 50

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Dynaudio Confidence 50 Review

Leap for Joy – Never before has there been a Dynaudio quite like this. True, they have always been a pleasure to listen to – but the new Confidence 50…

| Matthias Böde
Manger P1

Active/Passive Floorstanding Speaker Test

Manger P1 Review (+Linn Electronics)

What would you like it to be: active or passive? With or without digital processing? And if DSP – Scottish or German? Join us for a ride through the…

Cabasse Pearl

Active Standmount Speaker Test

Cabasse Pearl Review

With the active streaming speaker Pearl, the French loudspeaker specialists from Cabasse once again go their own way.

Q Acoustics Concept 300

Standmount Speaker Test

Q Acoustics Concept 300 Review

Standmount speakers often lose a lot of their sound potential because they are placed in cabinets or on shelves. Q Acoustics‘ Concept 300 won‘t let…

Monitor Audio Platinum PL 100 II

Standmount Speaker Test

Monitor Audio Platinum PL 100 II Review

Recently we tested the Gold 200 from Monitor Audio. But we wanted more than gold – and ordered the Platinum PL 100 II standmount speaker from the…

Thivan Eros-9 | STEREO

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Thivan Eros-9 Review

With the Eros-9, the Vietnamese specialist Thivan Labs wants to place a permanent smile in the middle of every gentleman's beard. STEREO listened very…

B&W Formation Duo

Active Standmount Speaker Test

B&W Formation Duo Review

With the Formation series, B&W presents a complete wireless multiroom system. Was the long wait worth it? We have examined the current top model „Duo“…

Canton Smart Vento 3

Active Standmount Speaker Test

Canton Smart Vento 3 Review

Canton activated the Vento series. The Smart Vento 9 is now followed by the compact 3rd generation.

Phonar P4 Match Air

Active Floorstanding Speaker Test

Phonar P4 Match Air Review

Phonar’s P4 Match Air is based – elaborately activated – on the passive model P4 Next.

Piega 501

Active Floorstanding Speaker Test

Piega 501 Premium Wireless Review

Piega‘s favorite material aluminum has both acoustical and optical advantages.

Quadral Aurum Alpha

Active Floorstanding Speaker Test

Quadral Aurum Alpha Review

Quadral fits 71 kilograms of “Titan”-technology and 700-watts of power into a living room-friendly cabinet.

Triangle Sensa SN 03A

Active Standmount Speaker Test

Triangle Sensa SN 03A Review

From Triangle in France comes a sympathetically affordable and very thought-through approach.

DALI Oberon 1

Standmount Speaker Test

DALI Oberon 1 Review

Even hardcore audiophiles sometimes fall in love with extremely favorable offers. DALI‘s Oberon 1 is an almost unethical bargain for just around 400…

Gauder Akustik DARC 60

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Gauder Akustik DARC 60 Review

In the world of hi-fi, innovations usually emerge with baby steps. However, with their DARC series, Gauder has launched a leap forward in innovation. …

Dynaudio Evoke 10/30

Standmount / Floorstanding Speaker Test

Dynaudio Evoke 10 & 30 Review

Straightforwardness and professionalism without fuss have always been the hallmarks of Dynaudio loudspeakers. What about the new „Evoke“ series? We…

Active Floorstanding Speaker Test

Canton Smart Vento 9 Review

After the melodious appetizer AM5, Canton also activated its successful Vento series. And the Smart Vento 9 has much more to offer than „just“ power…

| Carsten Barnbeck

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