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Speaker Comparison Table

We test all speakers regardless of make, model, or price.
More Makes/Models are added with new customer feedback
Speaker ManufacturerModels DefeatedList PriceComments by Customer compared to Stellar
Acoustat22$1,790too much midrange, someone called it a fat sound
ADSL-1590$2,600not full sounding, voices sound thin, lack very low bass
ADSL-1290$1,500too thin sounding
AdventThe Advent 1$278nice sounding book-shelf speaker, but not comparable
AiwaAllnot comparable
AkaiAllnot comparable
AllisonAllnot comparable
Altec LansingA7too much of a horn sound, very efficient
AmpexAllno comparable models
ApolloAllnot comparable
ARAllsome nice sounding speakers but not comparable
AudaxAllnot as good as its reputation
AudiosourceAllnot comparable
B&OAllnice but very thin sounding
B&W801thin sounding, pushed in midrange
B&WDM7$1,400very plain undynamic speaker
BICAllno comparable models
Bose901$1,325boxy bass, too many drivers cause resonances
BoseAlllots of bass, lots of highs, but no midrange
Boston AcousticsAllfair sounding but no comparable models
BozakAllpoor highs
BraunAllno comparable models
Cambridge SoundworksT300$1600internal sub amps, decent bass, very thin mids
CantonAllno comments at this time
CarverAmazing Loudspeaker$2,400very thin sounding, poor bass for so many woofers
Celestionno comments at this time
Cerwin VegaAllhard sounding
ConceptCE-2not great sounding
CoralAllsounds bad
CSIMDM-TA3small sounding
DahlquistDQ-10$1,200dull sounding, very inefficient, needs subwoofer
DahlquistDQ-20$2,000funny sounding midrange
Definitive TechnoloyMythosvery thin sounding
DynacoA25, Allnice sounding small speaker, but not comparable
EmpireAllno comparable models
EnergyVeritas-23i$2800low efficiency, small mids, lacks full bass
EPIAllno comparable models
ESSAMT 1Dhighs are hard on your ears
ESSAMT4pushed in sound
ESSAMT Monitorhighs are hard on your ears
ESSPS 8pushed in midrange
FisherAllthey just plain don't sound good
FriedAll$1,000good small speaker, but not comparable
Gale401$1,600good for a small speaker, but not comparable
Genesis500$12,000Stellars have a much more open sound and wider sound field
Goodmanspoor highs
Harmon KardonAllnot comparable
HeathkitAllno comparable models
HitachiAllnot comparable
InfinityAllfunny sounding high & midrange combiation
JamoSW10$500nice sounding satellite system but has a hole in its response
JamoSW300$700nice sounding satellite system but has a hole in its response
JanszenAllno comparable models
JBL4415$2,500low efficientcy, not a great sounding speaker
JBLL100good for a bookself speaker
JensenAllno comparable models
JSEInfinite Slope 1good sound for the money, not close to Stellar X
JVCAllno comparable models
KEF104very neutral sounding, but lacks openess
KEF105no comments at this time
KEF107/2poor midrange
KEFKM-1$19,000powerful sound, hard midrange, very large, not for home use
KenwoodAlltheir speakers just plain don't sound good
KLHsome speakers are ok sounding but none comparable
KlipschBelle$1,200boxy bass, to much horn midrange, highs spit at you
KlipschFortehard sounding
LegacyFocus$5,400too much upper bass, lack of midrange
MagnapanAllsome were very nice sounding but they lack bass & dynamics
MarantzAllno comparable models
Martin LoganAllvery undynamic, poor bass
Martin LoganAscent$4,000very undynamic, poor bass
Martin loganCLS llz$6,195strange fat sounding midrange
MeridianM10$5,000weak midrange, harsh tweeters, internal amps
Mission783very thin sounding
Monitor Audiogoldvery piercing highs, hard on ears, not musical
OHMWalsh 300 MK2$3,995has no midrange
ParadigmAllno comments at this time
PioneerAllnot very good sounding speakers
PioneerHPM-100$600very efficient but mids & highs are hard on the ears
PioneerHPM-150$1,000very bassy speaker
Polk AudioLS25i$3,000no comments at this time
PSB800$800nice sounding, lacks extreme low bass, low efficientcy
PSBStaatus Gold I$2,800piercing highs
QuadraflexAllnot comparable
Quadneeds lots of power, didn't seem very dynamic on percussion
RealisticT200no comparison
RealisticAllno comparison
Reference 3aGrand Veena$4,000Stellars have a much wider & more open sound field
SansuiAllnot comparable
SnellAlldon't care for sound
Sonus Faber$40,000in comparison the Stellar just plain sounds better
SonyAlldoesn't have many great sounding speakers
SpendorSP1lacks bass, hollow mids, dull highs
SpendorBC1nice sounding for a small speaker, but not comparable
Tannoyunknown$6,000customer thought the stellars just plain sound better
ThielAllwere not as impressive as some people claim they are
Ushermini$5,000has a bad upper bass resonance
Vandersteen2C$1,195midrange slightly off
Von Schweikertdb-100$10,000irritating tube tunnel bass, voices seem small, not full sounding
WharfedaleAllno comments at this time
WilsonWatt-Puppy$30,000Mild bass, thin mids, seems dull compared to Stellars
WilsonMaxx-3$68,000Decent sound, ugly robotic looking, not practical for home
YamahaAllno comparable models

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