Excerpt: Thank you for searching out Australian HI-FI Magazine’s equipment review and laboratory test of the Mordaunt-Short Aviano 1 Loudspeakers originally published in Australian Hi-Fi Magazine, March/April 2010 (Volume 41 Number 2). This equipment review consists of a full subjective evaluation of the Mordaunt-Short Aviano 1 Loudspeakers written by Peter Croft , plus a complete set of laboratory tests conducted by Newport Test Labs and an analysis of those test results,...
Excerpt: ‘Burly' is the word we'll be returning to here. It's not just that £2000 chucked Mordaunt-Short 's way is enough to buy four floorstanding speakers (which makes for a prodigious visual statement and saves on speaker stands or brackets at the rear), it's also that the sound of this Aviano 5.1 configuration is every bit as beefy as the looks imply.
Pros: Tightly knitted soundstage, forthright and dynamic sound
Cons: Enough muscle to make Jane Eyre sound like an action flick