Filter the results by
Brand

Number of channels

Sort by
  • Popularity
  • Price
  • Name

Related articles

Speakers


Speakers: Buying Guide

In this article we'll help you choose the perfect set of speakers for your home entertainment system or computer.

Here are a few factors to consider when buying your speaker system :

Where will you listen to your music?
If you often move around the hose and garden and would like to continue to listen to your music then it is a good idea to invest in a set of Bose wireless home speakers. These are a particularly good choice for users who are unable or unwilling to install permanently wired units such as Bose in wall lifestyle speakers.

Wireless speakers
Having a set of wireless speakers will allow you a great deal of flexibility. Note that for the true audiophile, wireless speakers do not offer the same reproduction of sound quality as wired speakers as some information is lost when transmitted, received and decoded.

How much space do you have?
It is unfortunately a fact of physics that the larger the speaker, the better the sound quality. Larger diaphragms and resonance chambers allow bass tones to be reproduced more authentically than smaller systems.

This said however, some people find that large floor standing speakers produce too much bass, but this is down to personal preference.

What device will you use your speakers with?
If your passion is home theatre, then it is likely you will be listening to movie sound tracks from blu-ray or DVD. If this is the case then you will need to have a good home cinema receiver which can decode the surround sound signal and distribute it to your satellite speakers.

Music listening
If you however, you simply listen to music and films through your desktop computer, then make sure that you have high quality magnetically shielded speakers to protect your computer.

Accessories
There is no point in having expensive speakers if they are allowed to vibrate. Your speakers should be mounted on proper speaker stands. Atacama stands are a well respected brand. Additionally, aim to spend at least 10% of your speaker budget on good speaker cables.

Sound insulation
Consider buying sound insulating floor spikes and if you have spent a lot of money on your speakers then you may consider a sound meter. This device will help you position your speakers to make sure that you get proper stereo and surround sound.

As with all home cinema equipment, it is worth buying through an independent specialist shop. They will have listening rooms where you can audition equipment and find the perfect speakers that will not only match your budget, but also your personal taste.

 
Yamaha NX-B55

Yamaha NX-B55

Yamaha Speakers
2.0

Score attributed to product
2 videos
£3 Compare
 
Monitor Audio Airstream WS100

Monitor Audio Airstream WS100

Monitor Audio Speakers
2.0

Score attributed to product
2 reviews - 1 video - 5 photos
Monitor Audio AirStream WS100 T3 — 05-2013

Could Monitor Audio's Airstream WS100 'wireless' speakers be the answer to the poor sonics in your laptop or desktop computer?Monitor Audio Airstream WS100 reviewLoveAmazing buildLarge stereo...

£120 to £1,000 Compare
 
Logitech Bluetooth Speakers Z600

Logitech Bluetooth Speakers Z600

Logitech Speakers
2.0

Score attributed to product
2 reviews - 18 news - 7 videos - 15 photos
£38 to £270 Compare
 
Harman/Kardon SoundSticks II

Harman/Kardon SoundSticks II

Harman/Kardon Speakers
2.1

Score attributed to product
5 reviews - 51 user opinions - 54 news - 2 forums - 13 videos - 21 photos
Harman Kardon SoundSticks II GadgetGrid — 18/02/2010

Impress your friend with the Harman Kardon SoundSticks speaker system. Harman Kardon’s 40-watt SoundSticks II three-piece speaker system produces high-quality stereo sound for music, MP3’s, movies...

£100 Compare
 
Klipsch ProMedia 2.1

Klipsch ProMedia 2.1

Klipsch Speakers
2.1

Score attributed to product
3 reviews - 59 user opinions - 52 news - 3 videos - 18 photos
Five 2.1 Speaker Set Comparison TechEnclave — 11/01/2011

Digging the net if found a comprehensive review & comparison available in the Tom'sHardware website regarding five 2.1 speaker sets. 1) Corsair SP2500 2) Creative Gigaworks T3 3) Klipsch Promedia 2.1...

£159 to £1,170 Compare
 
Klipsch ProMedia Ultra 2.0

Klipsch ProMedia Ultra 2.0

Klipsch Speakers
2.0

Score attributed to product
2 reviews - 21 user opinions - 3 news - 1 video - 9 photos
Klipsch launch ProMedia Ultra 2.0 speaker set Tech Digest — 27/11/2009

They look pretty industrial, but if they can deliver on the promises of their impressive specifications, the Klipsch ProMedia Ultra 2.0 speakers could happily sit hidden away under the computer desk.

£65 to £304 Compare
 
Logitech Z906

Logitech Z906

Logitech Speakers
5.1

Score attributed to product
2 reviews - 89 user opinions - 20 news - 8 videos - 22 photos
Logitech Z906 Speaker System review IT Reviews — 27/01/2012

THX-certified 5.1 speaker package that promises “theatre quality” sound Logitech’s Z906 is a 5.1 surround package that’s designed to be hooked up to either your PC or your TV, as a home cinema system.

£392 Compare
 
Genius SW-HF 5.1 5000

Genius SW-HF 5.1 5000

Genius Speakers
5.1

Score attributed to product
1 review - 4 user opinions - 1 news - 2 videos - 5 photos
Genius SW-HF5.1 5000 PCPRO — 01-2007

Take advantage of your sound card's capabilities with a 5.1 speaker set for the best sound in movies and games

£480 to £630 Compare
 
Logitech Z-10

Logitech Z-10

Logitech Speakers
2.0

Score attributed to product
2 reviews - 59 user opinions - 3 news - 3 videos - 20 photos
Logitech Z-10 Speakers High Quality Speakers — 22/01/2010

The speakers had evolved a lot in the last decades, and today you can find all sort of models, in different sizes, shapes, and sound qualities. There are different combinations of speakers, some...

£17 Compare
 
JBL Creature

JBL Creature

JBL Speakers
2.1

Score attributed to product
1 review - 80 user opinions - 68 news - 9 videos - 24 photos
JBL CREATURE: Strengths & Weaknesses Shaun Garrod — 03/06/2011

The JBL Creature is a 2.1 powered speaker system that is primarily designed for use with computer systems. It comprises of two satellite speakers which are ideally meant to be placed at either either...

£70 Compare
 
Logitech Z-2300

Logitech Z-2300

Logitech Speakers
2.1

Score attributed to product
2 reviews - 41 user opinions - 31 news - 22 videos - 18 photos
Suggest speakers. TechEnclave — 04/09/2011

Ok, so I'm in the market for some good 2.1 ch speakers.I've been looking around for the Altec Lansing MX 5021/Logitech Z-2300, but they seemed to have been discontinued or something. Can anyone...

£17 Compare
 
Logitech Z323

Logitech Z323

Logitech Speakers
2.1

Score attributed to product
1 review - 94 user opinions - 13 news - 8 videos - 32 photos
Cheap, but lacking in performance: the Logitech Z323 speakers Home Entertainment News — 03/09/2010

The Logitech Z323 is a modern looking 2.1 channel speaker system, but lacks audio quality and is prone to noise distortion.

£60 Compare
 
Logitech Z-5450

Logitech Z-5450

Logitech Speakers
5.1

Score attributed to product
4 reviews - 6 user opinions - 2 news - 6 videos - 7 photos
Logitech Z-5450 Wireless Speakers review Trusted Reviews — 07-2006

Logitech Z-5450 Wireless Speakers Peripheral review: Thanks to wireless rear speakers Logitech's Z-5450s make installing surround sound in the home easier than ever.

£17 Compare
 
Logitech Z-5500 Digital

Logitech Z-5500 Digital

Logitech Speakers
5.1

Score attributed to product
4 reviews - 57 user opinions - 27 news - 58 videos - 12 photos
Room setup for logitech Z-5500 TechEnclave — 08/08/2008

I am shifting to a new room and I am planning to buy z-5500 speakers.. I want to know if my room size is suitable for optimal surround sound effect... My room dimensions are as below.. "mon"...

£17 Compare
 
M-Audio StudioPro 3

M-Audio StudioPro 3

M-Audio Speakers
2.0

Score attributed to product
11 user opinions - 1 news - 2 videos - 6 photos
The Game ft. Chris Brown Usher P Diddy – Better On The Other Side [Official MJ Tribute Song] I-pOk ♪ — 09/01/2011

REST IN PEACE -MICHEAL JACKSON AUGUST 29, 1958 JUNE 25, 2009 Addition Tags: Hardware: Digidesign Mbox 2 Mini M-Audio StudioPro 3 Monitors M-Audio Axiom 49 Midi Keyboard Korg PadKontrol Midi...

£27 to £300 Compare
 
Sony SRS-DB500

Sony SRS-DB500

Sony Speakers
2.1

Score attributed to product
2 reviews - 3 user opinions - 4 news - 4 videos - 5 photos
Review: Sony SRS-DB500 TechRadar — 25/01/2012

There's no ignoring it – power up the Sony SRS-DB500 and a great ring of blue light pulsates around the multi-jog dial. Any thoughts of subtle ambiance for enjoying films and games goes out of the...

£599 Compare
 
Creative GigaWorks T20 Series II

Creative GigaWorks T20 Series II

Creative Speakers
2.0

Score attributed to product
1 review - 38 user opinions - 7 news - 1 video - 11 photos
Creative GigaWorks T20 Series II review CNET.co.uk — 30/01/2009

The GigaWorks T20 Series II PC speaker set is a simple stereo set-up for everyday audio functions. They're not cheap and we think the cables are too short, but the curvaceous design is very...

£85 to £301 Compare
 
Bose Companion 2

Bose Companion 2

Bose Speakers
2.0

Score attributed to product
2 reviews - 145 user opinions - 37 news - 23 videos - 54 photos
Bumped into Victoria Hislop the other day (as one does!) Tonbridge blog — 15/12/2010

Oh did I nearly forget to mention that I bumped into Victoria Hislop out doing her Christmas shopping in Tunbridge Wells with husband Ian last Sunday, just like any other regular couple? It must have...

£200 to £300 Compare
 
Creative GigaWorks T20

Creative GigaWorks T20

Creative Speakers
2.0

Score attributed to product
2 reviews - 103 user opinions - 17 news - 1 video - 20 photos
looking for 2.0 speakers TechEnclave — 16/11/2008

anyone suggest me good quality 2.0 pc speakers in the range of 2k. I am thinking of creative gigaworks t20. Any alternatives?

£70 Compare
 
Creative I-Trigue 3300

Creative I-Trigue 3300

Creative Speakers
2.1

Score attributed to product
1 review - 14 user opinions - 1 news - 3 videos - 4 photos
[CheapStingyBargains] Creative I-Trigue 3300 2.1 PC Multimedia … M Audio Blog — 05/05/2008

Shaun: … free shipping The Creative I-Trigue 3300 2.1 PC Multimedia Speaker System features two premium speakers each with three Titanium drivers to deliver better sonic accuracy and clarity than...

£18 to £81 Compare
 
Legal informations
Wikio Shopping worldwide