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B&W MT-50 £1100

Awards 2015 These speak­ers sound crisp, clear and in­sight­ful, and the sub and satel­lites in­te­grate so well. Value and ver­sa­til­ity com­bined. Size (hwd) Cen­tre speaker 25 x 11 x 16cm Fin­ishes 2

B&W MT-60D £1950

May 2012 Com­pact and stylish (we love that sub), this pack­age presents a dy­namic, pow­er­ful sound that ex­cels with sur­round sound stereo mu­sic. Size (hwd) Cen­tre speaker 25 x 11 x 16cm Fin­ishes 2

Dali Zen­sor 1 5.1 £980

Best speaker pack­age un­der £1000, Awards 2017 Why did it win an Award? For its punchy dy­nam­ics, abun­dance of de­tail, ex­pres­sion, ar­tic­u­la­tion and im­pres­sive in­te­gra­tion. Size (hwd) Cen­tre speaker 16 x 44 x 29cm Fin­ishes 3

Q Acous­tics 3000 Se­ries 5.1 £700

July 2015 A bud­get pack­age that makes a film’s sound­track come across as sub­tle, at­mo­spheric and de­tailed. This is a fun lis­ten­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. Size (hwd) Cen­tre speaker 15 x 43 x 20cm Fin­ishes 5

Mon­i­tor Au­dio Bronze B5 AV £1490

Best speaker pack­age £1000-£2000, Awards 2017 Our Speaker Pack­age Prod­uct of the Year is beau­ti­fully de­signed, has am­ple punch, cre­ates a spa­cious sound­field and is very mu­si­cal. Size (hwd) Cen­tre speaker 17 x 46 x 19cm Fin­ishes 4

KEF Q350 5.1 £2210

Jan­uary 2018 It takes up a fair bit of space, but the Q350 pack­age puts in a pow­er­ful and pre­cise per­for­mance. You’ll strug­gle to do bet­ter for the money. Size (hwd) Cen­tre speaker 21 x 63 x 30cm Fin­ishes 2

Mon­i­tor Au­dio Sil­ver 200 AV12 £2875

Best speaker pack­age £2000+, Awards 2017 A lit­tle pa­tience may be re­quired, but once it hits its stride the Sil­ver 200 AV12 is an ex­pres­sive, fun and tal­ented speaker pack­age. Size (hwd) Cen­tre speaker 16 x 45 x 20cm Fin­ishes 6

ATC C1 5.1 £3250

Awards 2016 We’d like a bit more au­thor­ity in the bass, but we’re de­lighted by the de­tailed, ag­ile sound, fo­cused sur­round steer­ing and power on of­fer. Size (hwd) Cen­tre speaker 16 x 41 x 28cm Fin­ishes 2

PMC Twenty 23 5.1 £8240

July 2016 One of our favourite floor­standers fea­tures in a speaker pack­age that de­liv­ers a cap­ti­vat­ing per­for­mance. So good it’s our ref­er­ence sys­tem. Size (hwd) Cen­tre speaker 17 x 52 x 31cm Fin­ishes 1

“It’s adept at ev­ery­thing you’d want a 5.1-chan­nel sur­round speaker pack­age to do”

“It has all the de­tail, at­tack and de ness to de­liver ex­hil­a­ra­tion in spades”

“It’s a fluid, dy­namic per­for­mance that soars with ex­cite­ment be­fore eas­ily drop­ping right down for a bit of hush-hush”

“This may be the eas­i­est £1500 you’ll ever spend”

“Con­tin­ues the Q Acous­tics’ tra­di­tion of punch­ing way above its weight”

“If you have the space, then you should con­sider open­ing your home to this out­stand­ing KEF pack­age”

“Rarely are we so fully be­hind a speaker pack­age for its work both in stereo and in sur­round sound”

“For small to medium-sized rooms, we can think of no bet­ter al­ter­na­tive”

“Stick with the PMCS and you’ll be re­warded with an in­cred­i­ble sur­round-sound ex­pe­ri­ence”

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