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Dual Review: Libratone's Lounge and Zipp speakers cover both ends of the spectrum
18 May 2014
Excerpt: Libratone has made a name for itself by baking high-tech components, innovative design and consistent sound quality into its systems, features usually seen only in much more expensive systems.
Conclusion: So does the Lounge deserve a place in your life and living room? As an upgrade from your TV’s rather crappy speakers, the Lounge is a perfect companion that requires just one little cable to connect to most audio devices.
Conclusion: If you have room in your budget and home for this behemoth, the Libratone Lounge is unlikely to disappoint, unless you're really only craving booming bass.
Pros: Extremely powerful speaker with wide stereo separation for a single unit. Easy set-up, streams wireless audio via AirPlay, DLNA, as well as via direct from device, no wireless router needed. Pleasing visual design.
Cons: Massive and expensive. Digital signal processing limits bass at high volumes, preventing distortion but altering the sound signature on deep bass tracks. No remote control.
Libratone’s soundbar combines high quality sound and high quality design
Good Gear Guide.au
15 October 2012
Conclusion: Libratone's Lounge speaker system is designed to hide away on your sideboard or take pride of place under your plasma TV - wherever it sits, it'll look great and be incredibly easy to use (if you've got an iDevice).
Pros: Clear, clean sound at all volumes, Simple, versatile (for iOS users), Sturdy design and build
Cons: Sound lacks some bass and expansiveness, No physical volume control
Conclusion: The Libratone Lounge both looks and sounds lovely, but it's not as versatile as it could have been. As a TV soundbar it won't represent 5.1 surround sound or provide powerful rumble for Hollywood explosions.