What songs do you listen to when you're testing loudspeakers?
One of the best parts about the holiday rush of speaker orders is reading the feedback on our message boards, Facebook page, Twitter Account or emails from new owners. The descriptions are sometimes an echo of exactly what we’ve felt but never been able to articulate.
When Message Board Member SocketMan got his M80s installed, he made a great post entitled “My Condolences”, and posted “I have to say i truly feel bad for anyone who has not had the opportunity to hear the M80’s. I have only listened a little bit,but i can say i have never heard Pink Floyd , the wall like this before. Dont even get me started on metallica,im hearing things i didn’t know where there.” Log in
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Choosing the best front speakers for your room can seem overwhelming at first. There are so many variations of the traditional stereo speakers that you can’t be blamed for yearning for the early days of one-size fits all brown wooden speakers with bright orange woofers.
Don’t despair: help is at hand! Here’s a guide to today’s loudspeaker formats and how to choose the best ones for your room.
First, the big boys: floorstanding speakers. Also called tower speakers, these larger models don’t need stands and they don’t compromise on sound, either! The large array of drivers (woofers and tweeters) mean that the full spectrum of sound is reproduced, and the larger cabinet means larger volume and that translates into more sound at high levels. It’s a matter of physics. Log in
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The EP125 garnered the Guru3D Certified & Recommended Award!
Guru 3D has finished their review of the EP125 8-inch 125-watt Powered Home Theater Subwoofer and given it a Guru Recommended Award!
Reviewer Steven “ROBSCIX” Wall recently added the EP125 to his two-channel computer speaker system (see an earlier review of the M2 Bookshelf Speaker on Guru 3D here) and he was impressed at the musicality of the subwoofer.
Wall has long been an advocate of upgrading your computer speakers to match the quality and potential performance of your computer, and employing proper home audio speakers to add realism to gaming and online movie-watching. Log in
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Axiom's Epic 80 v 800 Home Theater Speaker System Wins Product of the Year
We’re thrilled! SoundStage has announced their annual Product of the Year Awards, and the Axiom Epic80-800 Home Theater System won for Outstanding Performance!
Announced annually at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the awards are given out to products in each of four categories:
- Outstanding Performance
- Exceptional Value
- Aesthetics and Sound
- Pioneer Design Achievement
Axiom’s Epic 80 – 800 was reviewed by long-time SoundStage Network reviewer Vince Hanada, who said “Its level of performance was intoxicating, and left me shaking my head in disbelief.” Log in
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