What would you do in life without speakers? Best tracks with best quality recording are no good without having the best speakers or audio equipments. Homes, cars, theaters, dance clubs, and computers, all ask for best speakers, and this demand is fulfilled each day; from the most expensive high definition speakers, which might cost you equal to a luxury car, to affordable speakers. The market is flooding with brands supplying equipments for people with different lifestyles and classes. Still, the best is best, and you must know who is ruling the audiophile world before making a choice for your car or living room. Here are the top 10 manufactures of speakers.
For over past 30 years Paradigm Electronics continues to keep up with the demands of hi-end audio equipments, it has delivered many Signature series, and has set the standard for sonic excellence. A complete audio freak would die for its marvelous speaker design, accuracy, and powerful bass and thrilling dynamics. That’s how Paradigm still retains its position among the top speaker manufactures of the world.
9. Definitive Technology:
This US based brand came into existence in 1990, and was a late comer amidst the well established brands, but soon it grew to one of the best sellers of top grade loudspeakers, and eventually that of high rated speakers. Today, it shares the audio equipment market with giants and has received praise and awards for its high performance sound systems.
No one matches Polk when it comes to delivering best automobile speakers and home theater or speakers. After Polk delivered its first high end Monitor 7 in 1974, it gained the trust of audiophiles. At that time, Bass response was a great deal to include in the devices. Their models with arrays of drivers, that the world today knows as SDA (Stereo Dimensional Array, was much appreciated, and Polk still uses it.
With a huge market all over the world, once referred to as “The leading audio company in Europe” by New York Times, KEF is quite popular among American high-end audiophiles. A British brand, KEF still holds the flagship for product development, acoustical technology research, and manufacturer of top most quality speakers.
6. Martin Logan:
US bases company Logan is one more among the best manufacturer of audio devices, and top quality speakers of every kind. Ranging from conventional subwoofers, the company delivers variety of kind such as wall-mounted speakers, floor standing, in wall speakers etc.
It’s more often called Klipsch Speakers, and officially it’s Kilpsch Audio Technologies. It was founded in 1946, and ranks among the top manufactures of high end, high fidelity sound systems, and public address applications, and personal computers of all types.
Bose is the first name that’ll be mentioned when we talk about best loudspeakers, noise cancelling headsets, and automotive sounds systems. This America based company ruled the audio market for quite a long time, sometimes it dropped to lower positions in the list of top speaker manufactures of the world, but never been out of it. Bose is also popular for its well researched product development.
3. Bowers & Wilkins:
B&W, a well known British brand, has spent a long time in the hi-fi audio equipment market, and they were best known for their loudspeakers initially after it was founded by John Bowers in 1966. The company is one of the most successful of those who could keep up with the modern requirements and is still delivering top rated audio equipments of every kind.
Dynaudio needs no mention if you are the part of an audiophile hub. It’s the audio supplier to Volvo, Volkswagen, and even Buggati. UK and US aren’t the sources of all best quality speaker manufactures. Danish brand Dynaudio breached the marked when it was founded in 1977.
1. Harman International:
An American giant in the audiophile and infotainment market, Harman International owns well known brands, namely JBL, Infinity, Crown, Mark Levinson, and Revel. Perhaps, Harman is the biggest and top rated manufacturers of audio and infotainment equipments. Harman has an automotive division cell that supplies audio systems to brands including Mercedes-Benz, Toyota/Lexus, GM, BMW etc.