By Al Griffin | Apr 4, 2017 With the Triton Reference, GoldenEar Technology has delivered their finest loudspeaker yet. It looks great, sounds great, and represents an exceptional value in high-end audio. When I reviewed GoldenEar Technology’s debut loudspeaker, the Triton Two, shortly after the company launched in 2010, co-founder/president/polymath Sandy Gross indicated that it would be the first of many to come. He wasn’t exaggerating. New entries arrived thereafter in quick succession, including powered

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By Hi-Fi Choice | May 2017 Classic hi-fi brand, Quad hasn't forgotten how to innovate as Ed Selley discovers from this luxury set of components I'm not much of a gambler, but I'd be willing to bet that for some readers, a Quad Beautiful System should have a pair of electrostatic speakers fronted by something valve based.After all, this is what the company is best known for. With these products casting a long shadow, it

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By Hi-Fi Choice | May 2017 It isn't often we see a tweeter take up more space on a speaker's baffle than its mid/bass driver. In fact, I can't think of another example. So let's get this out of the way: grilles off, the Quad Z-1 does look oddly top heavy until you get used to it, that XXL ribbon unit and bijou Kevlar-coned woofer giving the impression that this curvy standmount's sonic firepower might

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By Todd Anderson | May 25, 2017 Highlights: Manageable compact design, strong deep bass performance with excellent musicality, unique driver array technology, high-end build quality. Summary: The SuperSub X is GoldenEar’s smallest SuperSub model to date. Utilizing two horizontally-opposed active drivers and two vertically-opposed passive radiators, it’s capable of bone-rattling deep bass output that’s suited for both music and movies. The sub’s compact design makes for an extremely manageable size that opens the doors for easy integration

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