The Audiophiliac rounds up some of his favorite pint-size speakers, priced from rock-bottom to extravagantly expensive!
When is smaller better than bigger? The answer is bookshelf speakers.
The PSB Alpha VS21's skimpy features lineup and so-so movie sound quality don't live up to expectations considering its hefty price.
Having music "on" isn't the same thing as listening to it.
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Lusting after a $280,000 Lamborghini? Loving the idea of a $10,000 encrypted gold iPhone? Or maybe you just want a $6,000 phone with the name Lamborghini on it?
That's just plain wrong, because putting any small speaker down there forfeits a major share of its sound quality.
The Sharp HT-SB602 offers a decent feature-set and high-energy movie sound but a "cheap"-feeling subwoofer and poor musical replay means it's outclassed by rivals.
What was your first speaker you had a long-term relationship with?
The Sony ST5 offers fine performance plus a decent mix of features but it isn't the first we'd recommend for the price.
Good-quality gear doesn't have to be expensive to have audiophile appeal, it just has to sound good.
The Audiophiliac would be the first to admit that a lot of (but not all) high-end audio is downright ugly. So he's rounded up a selection of the best-looking gear.