FrontRunners: Ball of Sound

  • Photo by Benton Collins
    Anthony Gallo Acoustics’ Reference 3.5 loudspeaker Photo by Benton Collins

    The $6,000-per-pair Reference 3.5 loudspeakers (www.roundsound.com) from Anthony Gallo Acoustics are striking, but they are under 3 feet tall and do not dominate a room. Gallo has taken elements from the design of its Reference Stradas and incorporated them into the Reference 3.5s so that they yield excellent high- and mid-range output. Gallo’s cylindrical diaphragm transducers provide an ambient 300 degrees of dispersion for the higher register, while the side-firing 10-inch woofers hit clean bass responses down to 34 Hz.

    From Around the Web...
    The revolutionary Sensory Gateway manipulates all five human senses to create true virtual reality…
    The architect-designed Zemi Aria from Francesco Pellisari is a sensation for the eyes and ears.
    If you aren’t seeing the game on one of these 4K TVs, you still have time to run out and get one…
    From a 1,000 hp electric supercar to viable virtual reality, these boundary-pushing innovations...
    Photo by Cordero Studios/corderostudios.com
    The HiFiMan HE1000s and other high-quality headphones cannot perform at their intended levels when...
    Photo by Cordero Studios/corderostudios.com
    At less than 1 nanometer, the diaphragm of the HiFiMan HE1000 planar magnetic headphones (hifiman....
    For this gift, Robb Report has assembled a Bang & Olufsen entertainment system (about $129,000...
    Leica's newest binoculars are a sight to behold...
    WHAT: GPS unit, and more WHY: It is not a good idea to completely unplug in the wild On the slopes...