Written By: Michael Darroch


Devialet Dione Soundbar Review

After revolutionising wireless speakers with its sublime Phantom, Michael Darroch asks whether Devialet can bring the same performance to soundbars…

Posted in: Applause Awards 2022 Loudspeakers Soundbars Home Theatre Lifestyle


Bowers & Wilkins Panorama 3 Wireless Soundbar Review

This soundbar may wear the B&W name, but does it have the performance? Michael Darroch decides…

Posted in: Loudspeakers Soundbars Home Theatre


Technics Ottava SC-C70MK2 Premium All-in-One Music System Review

This iconic Japanese brand pulls no punches with this technology-packed, all-in-one music player, says Michael Darroch…

Posted in: Amplifiers Integrated Amplifiers Sources CD Player Streaming Hi-Fi Lifestyle


Devialet Phantom II 98dB - Stereo Wireless Speaker Review

Michael Darroch thinks this striking new wireless speaker gives new meaning to the phrase "performance art"…

Posted in: Applause Awards 2022 Loudspeakers Active Bookshelf / Standmount Smart / Bluetooth Hi-Fi Lifestyle


Klipsch Cinema 1200 Soundbar Review

It's not all about the size of the package when it comes to performance, says Michael Darroch…

Posted in: Applause Awards 2021 Loudspeakers Soundbars


BenQ TK700STi 4K Gaming Projector Review

Lightning-fast response times put BenQ's latest gaming projector ahead of the pack, says Michael Darroch

Posted in: Visual Projectors Home Theatre Visual


Velodyne Deep Blue 15-inch Subwoofer Review

Velodyne signals its return with a new and serious sealed-box subwoofer, says Michael Darroch…

Posted in: Loudspeakers Subwoofers Hi-Fi Home Theatre


DALI KATCH ONE Soundbar Review

DALI's first soundbar makes an impression bigger than its minimalist form, says Michael Darroch…

Posted in: Applause Awards 2020 Loudspeakers Soundbars Home Theatre