Speaker System Reviews

ADC Soundshape 3025
Speaker System

The Soundshaper 3025 three-piece speaker system from ADC employs the "crossfire imaging" driver configuration developed and patented by dbx (ADC and dbx are both owned by Carillon Technology,...
ADS CM5
Speaker System

The a/d/s/ CM5 is the smallest and least expensive member of the company's Compact Monitor series of speaker systems. It is a true minispeaker, measuring only 9-3/4 inches high, 5-3/4...
ADS L1290
Speaker System

The ADS L1290 is a three-way, vertically aligned columnar system. Its two 8.3-inch woofers are in acoustically separate enclosures approximately in the center of the column. Above them...
ADS L780 Series 2
Speaker System

The ADS L780 Series 2 is the company's smallest and least expensive three-way speaker system. Its single 8.3-inch acoustic-suspension woofer is nearly identical to that of the larger...
ADS S-700
Speaker System

The new ADS S-Class family of compact loudspeakers was designed, the company says, to provide exceptional sound quality at moderate prices. The ADS S-700, which we tested, is the largest...
ADS SS2300
Speaker System

Although ADS was one of the first to market a truly hi-fi miniature speaker system, it is better known for its more conventional, larger systems. The company obviously had the technological...
Acoustic Research AR8B
Speaker System

The two-way AR8B is the smallest and least expensive speaker system in the current Acoustic Research line. Like all AR speakers, it is an acoustic-suspension model, and it has a newly...
Acoustic Research M4
Speaker System

The new Acoustic Research Holographic Imaging Series of loudspeakers was designed to create a more natural and believable sound stage, or stereo image, than conventional speakers do....
Acoustic Research Spirit 162
Speaker System

Acoustic Research's new Spirit series of loudspeakers consists of six models, ranging from minispeakers and bookshelf-size units to the top-of-the-line Model 162, a columnar three-way...
Acoustic Research TSW910
Speaker System

Acoustic Research recently announced a line of speaker models called the TSW Series (the initials stand for "titanium solid wood," referring to the tweeter material and cabinet construction)....
Advent 5002
Speaker System

Advent Corporation's series of loudspeakers consists of four models headed by the Advent 5002. Like the company's previous models, they are all two-way acoustic-suspension systems featuring...
Advent Baby
Speaker System

The Baby Advent is the first speaker bearing the Advent name we have tested since the company's acquisition by Jensen. We were pleased to find that the qualities for which Advent speakers...