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Home speakers

All the home speaker articles, reviews, comparisons, and buying guides at Higher Hz.

Speaker placement 101: Surround 5.1, 7.1, Dolby Atmos, and more

Optimizing your surround system is a necessary step if you want to make the most of your home theater experience.

Given not everyone has the luxury of having a free, spacious, and acoustically-treated room ready to be transformed into a private cinema, we need to discuss how to make the most of what we have, whether it’s our living room, open floor, or unused space in our house.

Q Acoustics 3050i review

Since its release, the Q Acoustics 3050i has been the reference tower loudspeaker for anyone looking to upgrade their listening room with a midrange floor-standing speaker.

The 6 best budget floor-standing speakers under $500-1000 in 2024

There was a time, not so long ago, when high-quality floor-standing speakers would often come with a hefty price tag. Nowadays, however, there are some fantastic budget-friendly options available for those who want to create the finest aural experience in their listening room or home theater.

Dali Oberon 5 review

If you’re on the lookout for a pair of midrange floor-standing speakers, I don’t envy you. The options are endless, with dozens of both renowned and new brands offering great-quality speakers with their distinctive sound and characteristics.

The 8 best floor-standing speakers to buy in 2024

Floor-standing speakers can be the ideal upgrade from a bookshelf speaker set, but the endless options available on today’s market allow us to kickstart our audiophile adventure straight with an entry-level pair of floor-standers.

Floor-standing vs bookshelf speakers: Which is right for you?

Whether you’re building a home theater or upgrading your listening room, choosing the right speakers for your needs is the most critical decision you’ll have to make, one that’ll either enhance or undermine the quality of reproduced audio.