Monitor Audio archive

  • Best home cinema systems
    Home Cinema

    Best home cinema systems

    By 1 December 2011

    A top notch TV is one thing but if you ain't got home cinema sound to go with it, then you ain't got squat, or so goes the parlance. It's a fact that audio is a huge part of video. There's a wealth of experiments on the matter that we don't care to tire...

  • Monitor Audio makes speakers a work of art
    Audio

    Monitor Audio makes speakers a work of art

    By 19 September 2011

    Speakers needn't be ugly boxes, ruining the Feng Shui of your living room. That's the message from Monitor Audio, at least, who has just announced its SF1 and SF2 SoundFrame speakers. The SF1 is the portrait version and the SF2 the landscape, but the...

  • Monitor Audio i-deck resurrected
    Audio

    Monitor Audio i-deck resurrected

    By 9 August 2011

    Back in 2005 Monitor Audio released the i-deck, a rather dated looking machine by today's standards that borrowed heavily from the micro Hi-Fi movement with its separate speakers. But now the British company is back with the the i-deck reinvented. The...

  • Best internet radios on the planet
    Online

    Best internet radios on the planet

    By 24 August 2010

    The age of internet radio is now most definitely upon us, opening up a whole world of international broadcasts. Whether you want to follow political debates from around the globe, enjoy obscure jazz compositions from South America or endure terrifying...

  • The low down: Best Music Gadget 2009
    Audio

    The low down: Best Music Gadget 2009

    By 23 November 2009

    The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 are just 2 weeks away now. Public voting is live, but before you add your penny's worth, we'll be giving you the low down on each category up to the event itself to give you a better idea of which gadget you...

  • Best Music Gadget 2009 nominations
    Audio

    Best Music Gadget 2009 nominations

    By 16 November 2009

    Here are the nominations for Best Music Gadget in The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009. The following products were chosen because we feel they represent the best music gadgets on sale in the last 12 months that are available in the UK.  The nominations...

  • Monitor Audio AirStream 10 radio  review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Monitor Audio AirStream 10 radio review

    By 10 August 2009

    You might not associate Monitor Audio with radios, as they are best known for their speakers. The tagline of "design for sound" sets high expectations for the audio device. Calling it a radio is perhaps unfair, as in truth it is so much more, fulfilling...

  • Monitor Audio launches Airstream 10
    Audio

    Monitor Audio launches Airstream 10

    By 8 July 2009

    Monitor Audio has launched the Airstream 10, an unusual s-shaped radio. Designed in Britain it offers retro looks, FM with RDS, DAB digital radio as well as Wi-Fi streaming abilities for internet-based stations and MP3 player hook-up via 3.5mm input....

  • Monitor Audio launches "Vector" speakers
    Audio

    Monitor Audio launches "Vector" speakers

    By 19 June 2009

    Monitor Audio has announced that it's created a new range of speakers that it's calling "Vector". The company says that they combine an audiophile design with "boutique styling", whatever that is. The three-model lineup consists of the V10, the V20 and...

  • i-deck goes black to follow the crowd
    Audio

    i-deck goes black to follow the crowd

    By 10 February 2006

    Jumping on the now “black” bandwagon, Monitor Audio has launched a gloss black version of its speaker set for the iPod. The new black i-deck will work with both the iPod and iPod nano although they don't have to be black to fit. The black i-deck will...

  • Monitor Audio i-Deck iPod speakers review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Monitor Audio i-Deck iPod speakers review

    By 31 August 2005

    At the risk of sounding like Denis Norden; if you’re one of those people who likes to have all the latest stuff; to have your dinner party guests cooing and clucking over all the lovely toys on display in your house, then the Monitor Audio i-deck is...

  • iPod speaker i-deck promises to deafen
    Audio

    iPod speaker i-deck promises to deafen

    By 10 August 2005

    Monitor Audio, a hi-fi manufacturer, believes it has what it takes to challenge Bose and other speaker manufacturers in the iPod accessory speaker market. The company has launched its first forray into iPod accessories with the £250 i-deck. The speaker...