At $32,000 crisp ones, the B1D swings towards the top rung of the standmount ladder. Fortuitously, when it comes to its superb sound quality, it rises to just such an auspicious elevation.
I guess the Gold Note CD-1000 would not be truly Italian if it didn’t have its little idiosyncrasies…
Extremely attractive… impeccable fit and finish …superlative performance…we have a new small monitor reference in our hot little hands!
A truly wonderful-sounding and extremely well-built machine… but be warned that…
Deliver a clean, crisp and a totally musically satisfyingly sound with bass that is deep and extended
A fine receiver for Dolby Atmos (two rather than four overhead speakers), full support for low impedance loudspeakers, and good network control.
Subwoofer specialist JL Audio's Fathom f112v.2 promises performance worthy of a flagship series high-end subwoofer
The Katch delivers its gold in achieving such a large and musical delivery from the bounds of such a portable unit — premium sound from a premium product.
Audio Research's latest Reference preamplifier, the Reference 6, promises a performance boost over its predecessor and already outstanding Reference 5 SE.
The UK's Q Acoustics proves that focusing on sound is, funnily enough, a sensible strategy for a soundbar under $1000.
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