Quick review: Cornered Audio Ci4

December 18, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Loudspeaker installations don’t have to be obtrusive. But they still have to deliver the sonic goods. Danish speaker maker Cornered Audio specialises in meeting both requirements – and cost-effectively, too By Deon Schoeman Integrating an audio or home theatre system […]

Quick review: Ocean Way Audio Pro2A

November 6, 2018 Deon Schoeman 1

Ocean Way Audio has been making sonic waves, so to speak, for some time now – albeit mainly among professional musicians and studio engineers, and increasingly, among music lovers. The California-based company is the hardware offshoot of Ocean Way Studios, […]

Paradigm 800F: Reaching for the sonic stars

October 9, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Paradigm’s latest Premier range draws from the advanced technology applied to the Canadian marque’s high-end Persona line-up, even though it’s a few rungs lower on the seniority ladder. Now wonder then that the flagship Premier 800F is a sonically splendid […]

KEF Q950: Heart and soul

August 21, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

There’s nothing subtle about the new KEF Q950. Large in stature and generous in their delivery, the big floorstanders also deliver plenty of thrills on the musical front. By Deon Schoeman KEF’s Q-Series loudspeakers have enjoyed an extended run of […]

Paradigm Persona 5F: True to the high-end promise

August 7, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Paradigm’s new flagship speaker range combines contemporary aesthetics with painstaking craftsmanship, advanced technology and top-class drive units. But do the sonics live up to expectations? We sample the charms of the Persona 5F floorstander to find out …   By […]

Paradigm Monitor SE 2000C: Centre of attraction

June 26, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Easily underrated, centre channel speakers are vital to the home cinema experience. Paradigm’s affordable Monitor SE 2000C delivers the goods, at a very keen price   Centre channel loudspeakers are arguably the unsung heroes of any surround sound speaker system, […]

Spendor A2: Does size matter?

April 24, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Spendor’s smart but diminutive A2 floorstanders are easily underestimated. But as it turns out, one shouldn’t always judge by appearances: these Brits deliver more than expected. Based in Sussex, Spendor is a quintessentially British loudspeaker manufacturer. Founded nearly a half-century […]