The Best Bookshelf Speakers Under $300: RTi A1 By Polk

Polk Audio RTI A1 Bookshelf Speakers

These RTi A1 speakers from Polk Audio are perhaps the best bookshelf speakers that can be purchased for under $300. They have an excellent sound that rivals speakers costing many times more. Robert J. Reina from Stereophile Magazine had this to say about the speakers: I enjoyed every minute I spent with the RTi A1. The speaker's greatest strengths -- the natural and detailed midrange, the excellent bass extension -- are unheard of at this size and price, and its minor deviations from neutrality … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Portable Headphones Of 2012

Bowers and Wilkins P5 Headphone

The Top Rated Portable Headphones Of 2011: Portapro Headphone By Koss ($32) HD238 Headphone By Sennheiser ($49) HFI-580 Headphone By Ultrasone ($189) P5 Headphone By Bowers & Wilkins ($299) To create this list, I examined some of the most comprehensive headphone reviews available online. I also scouted Hi-Fi forums for recommendations, and I tested many portable headphones myself. My top review sources for this article were: CNET, Consumer Reports, PC Magazine, Good Cans, … [Read more...]