The best passive speakers for a PC for use with an amplifier & DAC [vs active computer speakers]

Following on from my previous post covering budget amplifiers for the PC that can drive passive speakers. Let’s look at the various passive speaker options out there. The beauty of passive speakers is that the range of options is extensive. They cover all price points and physical dimensions. Used speakers are also a viable option … Read more

Anker Soundcore Icon & Icon Mini Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review

Anker has recently introduced some new portable Bluetooth speakers into their line up in the form of the Soundcore Icon and the Soundcore Icon Mini. Priced at £54.99 and £29.99 respectively these new speakers are designed to be ultra-portable and rugged, perfect for taking out on adventurous days, camping and holidays. Soundcore Icon The larger … Read more

Denon Envaya Bluetooth speaker range for music on the move, in any situation

Denon, a leading manufacturer of home entertainment products with over 100 years of audio expertise, announces the launch of its new Envaya Bluetooth speaker range. The perfect speakers for music lovers with a passion for quality sound on the move, in any situation. The collection comprises of three models: Envaya, Envaya Mini and Envaya Pocket. … Read more

Braven Ready Pro Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Review

Having previously reviewed the fantastic Ultimate Ears Megablast I have recently been reviewing the more affordable Braven Read Pro Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker. At the time of writing there does not appear to be any UK availability but it is $149.99 direct from Braven and on Amazon. Braven does have listings on Amazon but this specific … Read more

Logitech MX Sound Bluetooth Computer Speakers Review

The Logitech MX Sound speakers are an affordable pair of computer speakers that offer Bluetooth connectivity as well as the usual AUX. Priced at £74.99, they are in the same price bracket as our recently reviewed Edifier R1010BT speakers and offered the same peak volume of 24 W peak/12 W RMS. The design between the … Read more

Edifier E25 Luna Eclipse Bluetooth Speakers Review

Following on from my review of the Edifier R1010BT Powered Bluetooth Speakers, I have also been testing the Edifier E25 Luna Eclipse Bluetooth Speakers. Priced at £149.99 the Luna Eclipse speakers deviate from the traditional design of the previous Edifier review; these have a much more modern design consisting of a sort of alien looking … Read more

Edifier R1010BT Powered Bluetooth Speakers Review

Edifier offers a vast range of speakers that are available on Amazon that suit every budget and almost any need. I have previously reviewed several of their models before, with them primarily being 2.1 based systems. The Edifier R1010BT powered Bluetooth speakers are a more traditional bookshelf style design in a 2.0 format. These are … Read more

Edifier M1380 2.1 speaker system review

Priced at just £49.99 the Edifier M1380 are well into the budget category for speakers, but they still offer proper 2.1 speakers with a wire remote controller. The subwoofer is quite large with a decent weight to it. Made of medium density fibreboard it is a downward firing subwoofer with a 5-inch driver. The sub … Read more

Inateck Water-resistant Bluetooth Speaker Review

Inateck is a lesser known company that sells a lot of products on Amazon including USB hubs, HD docks, chargers and speakers. I was recently send their BTSP-20 water-resistant bluetooth speaker which is currently available on Amazon for a bargain price of £32.99. This is not an attractive speaker at all, and unfortunately I would … Read more

Krator Neso 4 5Watt 2.0ch ‘Droplet’ USB Speaker Review

Krator is a relatively new player to the market and wants to shake things up with striking designs, decent quality at a reasonable price. The Krator Neso 4 is a 2.0 channel speaker on the lower end of the Krator speakers and the features include: USB speakers deliver brilliant sound performance 5 watts R.M.S. output … Read more