Large Audiophile Speaker Reviews

Enjoy our archive of floorstanding, large format audiophile loudspeakers. While you might want a subwoofer, you don’t always need them with these speakers.

Large Audiophile Speaker Reviews

Bowers & Wilkins 802 D4 Audiophile Loudspeakers reviewed by Jerry Del Colliano

Bowers & Wilkins 802 D4 Loudspeakers Reviewed

Many audiophiles know what a Bowers & Wilkins 800 Series loudspeaker typically sounds like, or at least we think we do. I’ve reviewed my fair share and even been blessed enough to own a couple of pretty cool Bowers &… Read More »

More Large Audiophile Speaker Reviews

RBH SVTR Active loudspeaker reviewed

RBH Sound SVTR Active Speaker System Reviewed

RBH Sound from Layton, Utah, has been making audiophile speakers for close to 50 years but doesn’t always get the attention they deserve in the audiophile press.  Perhaps this is because they started off as an original equipment manufacturer (known in the industry… Read More »

SVS Prime Pinnacle Speakers reviewed

SVS Prime Pinnacle Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

SVS, with its 20-plus year history of producing critically acclaimed subwoofers and audiophile-grade speakers at real-world prices, continues this legacy with its latest floorstanding speaker offering: The Prime Pinnacle Floorstanding Speaker. Designed to fill a niche between the value-oriented Prime… Read More »

Bowers & Wilkins 702 S3 Audiophile Loudspeakers Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins 702 S3 Loudspeakers Reviewed

The Bowers & Wilkins 702 S3 floorstanding speaker ($7,000 per pair) represents the company’s latest take on the largest model in their 700 series line, which resides just below their reference 800 series. In between its predecessor the 702 S2 and this… Read More »

PSB Alpha T20 Speakers Reviewed

PSB Alpha T20 Tower Speakers Reviewed

At $849 per pair, the PSB Alpha T20 floorstanding speaker from the legendary Paul Barton at PSB is the company’s entry-level tower (buy at Amazon). It features a 0.75-inch black anodized aluminum dome tweeter, two 5.25-inch textured polypropylene woofers with rubber surrounds, and a… Read More »

Tekton Design Pendragon speakers reviewed

Tekton Design Pendragon Loudspeakers Reviewed

About 13 years ago, I became acquainted with Eric Alexander and his outside-the-box loudspeaker company, Tekton Design. Eric was kind enough to ship along a pair of Tekton Mini-Lore loudspeakers, and shortly thereafter an original pair of Tekton Pendragon loudspeakers… Read More »

Monitor Audio Gold 300 Audiophile Loudspeakers reviewed

Monitor Audio Silver 300 7G Reviewed

The Monitor Audio Silver 300 7G (buy at Amazon) is a three-way audiophile floorstanding speaker with an asking price of around $2,850 per pair, about $1,000 more than the Paradigm Premier 700F floorstanding speakers I recently reviewed. For someone just starting out… Read More »

Revel F328 Be audiophile speakers reviewed

Revel F328Be Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

The F328Be is the top dog in Revel’s Performa Be audiophile floorstanding speaker line, and a number of well-respected people within Revel would say it is the best speaker the company currently makes. Revel took advantage of parent company Harman’s… Read More »

Paradigm Premier 700F Audiophile Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Paradigm Premier 700F Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

The Paradigm Premier 700F (buy at Crutchfield) is a mid-level floorstanding speaker from Paradigm priced at $1,800 per pair, which puts it right in the fray with many of the best players in the high-value speaker market. These moderately tall… Read More »

Sonus faber Lumia V audiophile floorstanding speakers reviewed

Sonus faber Lumina V Loudspeaker Reviewed

Sonus faber has a longstanding heritage of making audiophile loudspeakers for music lovers. It all started in 1983 when fine Italian craftsmanship met fine music appreciation in Monteviale, Italy. Not much has changed since, except that we’ve had advances in… Read More »

Scansonic MC20 speakers reviewed

Scansonic HD M20 Compact Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

Scansonic is relatively unknown speaker brand at this point in the United States, but is uniquely related to some more familiar speaker brands such as Raidho Acoustics and ScanSpeak. In fact, it was developed to showcase ScanSpeak driver technology. Scansonic… Read More »

MartinLogan ESL speakers reviewed by Jerry Del Colliano at

MartinLogan ElectroMotion ESL Loudspeakers Reviewed

There was a time when you could walk through Circuit City or other major electronics retailers and see speakers similar to MartinLogan’s ElectroMotion CLS on display alongside all of the traditional cones-in-cabinets speakers. These days, though, there’s a good chance… Read More »

Focal Sopra2 No. 2 speakers reviewed

Focal Sopra No. 2 Loudspeakers Reviewed

The Focal Sopra 2s I had in my last home were so sexy that the buyer made me include them in the sale of the home. Don’t write them off as a mere conversation piece, though. I would compare their… Read More »

A close-up on the tweeter of a Bowers & Wilkins 803D4 speaker

Bowers & Wilkins 803 D4 Diamond Floorstanding Speakers Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins 803 D4 speakers are close but not at the top of the food chain for this lauded, audiophile loudspeaker brand. While the 802s (slightly bigger) and 801s (much larger and nearly $37,000 per pair) are above the 803s, these slim, sexy  speakers are the first to come to market since B&W was purchased by Sound United. Read More »

Bowers & Wilkins 603 S2 Speakers Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins 603 (S2) Anniversary Speakers Reviewed

Looking into the meat and potatoes of the Bowers & Wilkins loudspeaker product offerings, you might land on the 603 S2 speakers first. This $2,300 per pair floorstanding speaker represents some of Bowers & Wilkins most attractive price points while… Read More »

Bowers & Wilkins 702 Signature S2 speakers reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins 702 Signature Loudspeakers Reviewed

The Bowers & Wilkins 702 Signature floorstanding loudspeaker (buy at Crutchfield) sits at the top of the 700 Series, with only the 800 Series Diamond and the $70,000- per-pair Nautilus above it. With an asking price of $7,499 per pair,… Read More »