MANHATTAN 2800 Acoustic Series Bluetooth Bookshelf Speaker System


As desirable as placing an audio video receiver (AVR) or amplifier and full set of speakers at each point of media consumption would be, it is impractical from a cost and aesthetic perspective.  With the convenience of wired and wireless audio support alongside medium density fiberboard (MDF) construction, the MANHATTAN 2800 Acoustic Series Bluetooth Bookshelf Speaker System promises to deliver […]

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At last: A high-end wireless subwoofer


I have to be honest, I’m not sure how many high end customers are really demanding for their speakers to be wireless. If you are in that group and have $1200 dedicated to a subwoofer, then here is some good news.   C|Net The subwoofer is a round design, a mere 7.7 inches thick, and yet it still manages to […]

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Hands On: EMP Tek E5Ti Tower Speaker


Now here are some very cool looking tower speakers that won’t completely destroy your wallet. Coming in under $800 for the pair, the reviewer is very pleased with both the appearance and the sound quality coming from these. I only wish I had the space fro some nice towers.   Electronic House The Impression line is, without a doubt, some […]

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Klipsch HD Theater 300

Ready for a little budget home theater speaker action? S&V has the scoop on the Klipsch HD Theater 300. While reviews are nice, do yourself a favor and audition speakers before you buy. The difference may surprise you at any budget level. If $400 is your budget, check out the review. S&V Technically, the HD Theater 300’s satellite speakers can […]

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$1500-$2000 Floorstanding Speaker Shootout

Continuing in the spirit of shootouts, we have another one from last week at Audioholics. They take a good look at a number of speakers that fall outside their ususal review brands. The shootout takes a look at Krix (little known Aussie company), Salk Sound, DALI, and Infinity. While many would balk at the price of these speakers there are […]

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Explaining Electrostatic Speakers

Electronic House, one of my favorite publications for home theater basics, has good article explaining electrostatics speakers. Never heard of them? Nor have I? THey look to be pricey too but it is a good geek story! Electronic House Gone are the traditional cones and magnets. Rather, these exotic speakers use an ultra thin diaphragm and good dose of power […]

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Altec Lansing FX3020 SoundBar

If you’re looking for a nice compact speaker system that will deliver decent sound, this may be of interest to you. Techgage Altec Lansing grabbed some attention at the 2007 CES with their PT7031 and PT8051 ‘Powered Theater’ speakers, which created a virtual surround sound field around the listener. Their new FX3020 SoundBar features a similar concept – but does […]

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