The Arenas are talented floorstanders, but are they good enough to trouble the class-leaders?
If space is tight and you can't spend a penny over £400, then the Epos K1s could be the speaker for you...
A fun, easy listen and top value for money
An exciting, punchy listen – but there are compromises
Limited by their size but still provide an enjoyable sound and portable desktop audio solution… at a price
Best desktop speaker, Awards 2014. Stylish, well-featured and delivering hi-fi quality sound, the MR1s certainly mean business
There are more talented rivals on the scene, but the veterans are enduring greats
Fine levels of functionality, but the level of performance lets the side down
Best stereo speaker £200-£400, Awards 2014. Looking for a pair of top class sub-£500 standmounters? Q Acoustics' Concept 20s could well be the answer
These PSB Image B5s offer an exciting sound that has plenty of bite – it’s just a shame that the top end retains its hardness