Speakers

SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System
REVIEW

SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System ( piano gloss)

The sleek, compact SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System sounds tremendous with movies, thanks in large part to its potent subwoofer, but lacks warmth with music.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 4, 2015
Beats Pill XL
REVIEW

Beats Pill XL ( titanium)

The combination of the Pill XL's strong sound, excellent design and feature set make it a reasonable value despite its elevated price tag.

4 stars Editors' rating on January 30, 2015
Yamaha YAS-203
REVIEW

Yamaha YAS-203

The Yamaha YAS-203 breaks free of most of the performance constraints of budget sound bars, sounding bigger, more spacious, more dynamic and clearer than anything near its price.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on December 16, 2014
PSB Imagine X1T
REVIEW

PSB Imagine X1T

The PSB Imagine X1T is a sweet-sounding speaker and very easy to listen to, but it lacks the gravitas of other similarly sized and priced towers.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 9, 2014
Yamaha SRT-1000
REVIEW

Yamaha SRT-1000

The Yamaha SRT-1000 offers discreet looks, an astoundingly wide soundstage and plenty of features, upping the ante for the sound base speaker category.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 21, 2014
JBL Cinema Base
REVIEW

JBL Cinema Base

The JBL Cinema Base is a likable smaller sound base that offers easy hookup and packs a home-theater punch.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 11, 2014
4.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Definitive Technology W Studio
REVIEW

Definitive Technology W Studio

The excellent-sounding, elegant-looking Definitive Technology W Studio helps bring a touch of luxury to those willing to splash out on a high-end sound bar.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 29, 2014
Klipsch R-10B
REVIEW

Klipsch R-10B

Although it's not as good a value as our favorite sound bars, the higher-end Klipsch R-10B offers excellent performance for both movies and music.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 6, 2014
Vizio S2121w-D0
REVIEW

Vizio S2121w-D0

The Vizio S2121w-D0 Sound Stand is cheap but not a good value, with quality that pales against the competition -- including Vizio's own sound bars.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on September 10, 2014
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Bowers and Wilkins CM1 S2
REVIEW

Bowers and Wilkins CM1 S2 ( rosenut)

The Bowers & Wilkins CM1 S2 speakers look great and sound terrific, but they aren't the best choice for rockers.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on August 27, 2014