In terms of show-room and living-room appeal, the Focals are up there with the best.
The soundstage the JBLs present is rigid and plausible, and the taut bottom end well controlled. If it’s shoot-me-from-a-cannon levels of exciteme
Expensive, of course, but you get the best home cinema system we’ve ever tested
These BSAs are good in parts, but aren’t complete enough to worry the best at this price level
We could talk at length about the C5s’ lack of outright dynamic heft, or their rudimentary grasp of timing. But our advice is simple: don’t spend £400
Much impressed us, from the superb wood finish to the way they looked in our largest room
One of the best pairs of speakers we’ve ever heard
Great alternative to conventional speakers. Though not for everyone, it’s hard to better for the cash
These B&Ws are impressive to look at and, especially at low volumes, impressive to listen to – but we’d like a bit more excitement for our money
Able all rounders that displays talent in many areas, these Dynaudios deliver a fine performance.