A List Of All Our Recommend Audio Gear

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This is a list of all our recommended audio gear. This is mostly high-end audio gear for a good price.

Wireless Audio Gear

Large Portable Speakers

  • Sonos Move ($400) – this speaker is able to fill even large rooms without sounding overwhelmed, well-balanced sound profile when room correction is enabled, it’s able to pair with other Sonos speakers to create a group, waterproof and dustproof
  • JBL Extreme 3 ($205) – this speaker plays a high volume, good sound fidelity, long battery life, waterproof and dustproof

Compact Portable Speakers

  • Sonos Roam ($180) – this speaker has a clear and pleasant sound quality for its size – powerful sonic performance with prominent bass – it can be used as a portable Bluetooth speaker or integrated into a Sonos home audio system.
  • JBL Flip 5 ($63) – this speaker has a IPX7 waterproof rating, allowing it to be submerged in water briefly without damage, decent sound quality for its size, good battery life, and has USB-C charging

Wireless Headphones

  • HIFi Man Ananda-BT Wireless Headphone ($589) – These headphones maintain the sound quality of the original wired Ananda headphones while adding wireless connectivity. Reviewers note it delivers incredible audio performance for wireless headphones. Supports high-resolution Bluetooth codecs like aptX HD and LDAC, which allow near-lossless wireless audio streaming.
  • Sennheiser Momentum 4 Wireless Headphones ($345) – comfortable and attractive headphones – the sound quality is praised as being ahead of other top-tier headphones – the mid-accuracy is excellent – 60 hours battery life, USB-C charging.

Wireless Earbud Headphones

Wired Audio Gear

Wired Headphones

  • Sennheiser HD 600 ($300) – comfortable high-fidelity headphones with a neutral sound signature that is not bass-heavy, very durable construction.
  • Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone ($120) – these comfortable headphones have a warm, well-balanced sound profile, pleasant and audiophile quality, though the mid-bass is a little muddy.

Headphone Amps

Bookshelf Speakers

  • Edifier S2000MKIII Speaker ($550) – an attractive speaker with great sound that fills a room, impressive mid-to-high frequency and low-frequency sound reproduction.
  • Triangle Borea BR03 Speaker ($350) – these speakers provide sophisticated sound for their price point – reviewers feel it exceeds expectations in channel separation and individual tone reproduction.


  • RSL Speakers Speedwoofer ($450) – a compact subwoofer that fills the room like big speakers or a big amp would, has a transparent sound, and channels through unencumbered by impurities.
  • Polk Audio HTS 10 Powered Subwoofer ($381) – a subwoofer with an attractive design – provides clean and accurate bass at an affordable price.
  • SVS SB-1000 Pro Sealed Subwoofer ($600) – this an entry-level subwoofer, that puts out tight, deep bass down to 20Hz with massive output while maintaining musicality.

Stereo Receivers

  • Denon AVR-S760H 7.2 Ch AVR ($445) – An excellent entry-level multi-channel home theatre receiver, ideal for gamers, movie fans, and music lovers – has 7.2 channels of built-in amplification with 75 watts of power per channel, suitable for a medium-sized home theater.
  • Onkyo TX-8220 2 Stereo Receiver ($245) – one of the cheapest options for a 4.1 receiver, awesome stereo sound for a simple setup.

Lightning Adapters (Splitters)