Thank you for signing up to What Hi-Fi?. If you are new please register for a new account. We listened to everything from the sparse electronica of Neneh Cherry’s Broken Politics to Dave Brubeck’s Take Five and these little speakers take it all in their stride. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Huge spider assumed extinct in Britain discovered on MoD training site, ‘I had a dark path before I came to music and I’ve put myself together piece by piece’, Vogue Williams pokes fun at how much Gigi looks like Spencer Matthews, England will bring thunder for a potentially classic Six Nations finale, Exclusive: Amazon tells India regulator its partner Future Retail is misleading public, Why staying fit needs to be more than a walk in the park, Today's racing tips for Wetherby and Ascot including Vinndication and Verdana Blue, Happy Halloween! The Uni-Fi 2.0 range comprises the UB52 'bookshelf' three-way standmount speaker (above), a UC52 three-way centre channel and UF52 floorstander. New York, Building on from the critically acclaimed compact and affordable Uni-Fi series, ELAC’s new Uni-Fi 2.0 incorporates numerous changes that promise to elevate the performance beyond that of the inaugural range – drivers, crossovers and cabinets have all been reworked under Andrew Jones's care. They’re just as likely to be fed by a budget micro-system as they are quality separates, and so need to be balanced to work well with both. Paris Hilton goes retro chic in purple mini dress for night out in NYC, 'He was daring, brave': the story behind Ferran Torres's rapid rise, Why we need to take holidays and time off when working from home, Next-gen Samsung Galaxy Fold arming up with S-Pen to battle iPhone, Glimmer of hope as infections in Covid hotpots fall despite, How our churches kept spirits high when the country was locked down, Le Manoir hotel and restaurant review: A Michelin starred haven in the Oxfordshire countryside, Women who require late-term abortions are being demonised in Australia – again, Halloween washout as Met Office warns of heavy rain, strong winds and flooding, Kieran Hayler warns about dangers of reality TV, Rebekah Vardy puts on a VERY leggy display in a racy red dress, Hat-trick or treat: Premier League history on Halloween, Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings owner buying Dunkin' Brands.

What Hi-Fi? These are excellent speakers - and the price makes them all that much more attractive. The old one topped out at a mere 20kHz, so we’re expecting a lot more top-end sparkle and openness than before. Now it's back with Debut 2.0, and these are the entry-level Debut B5.2 speakers. NY 10036. is part of Future US Inc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. The original redefined the idea of a portable, powerful, DJ sound system. These new drivers positively demand a better foundation to work from and Elac's engineers have obliged with a more rigid, braced MDF enclosure. Tonally they don’t have the sweetness of the Q Acoustics or the luscious midrange warmth of the comparable Dalis, but they’re even-handed and admirably balanced in the way they deal with poorer, more aggressive recordings. On to an all-new product, and ELAC makes no secret of its excitement regarding the Vela FS 408 floorstander – you see, the era of ELAC loudspeakers with monikers ending in “8” began almost 20 years ago. In the event of receiving defective or damaged products you should contact the manufacturer to coordinate a repair or replacement. Furlough ends for good tomorrow - but some workers will be better off.

Elac's engineers have done a decent though not class-leading job here.

Please refresh the page and try again. Not a bit of it – at least, not where German speaker designer ELAC is concerned. Connection to the amplifier is through a pair of solid single-wire terminals. The Debut B5.2's sibling B6.2 – also in receipt of a glowing five-star review from this publication – pictured above is available in the same special issue finish too. Feed the speakers Madonna’s Ray Of Light and they have no trouble coping with the album’s dense instrumentation and complex rhythms. It’s now a wide surround design with improved dispersion and a top-end response that extends to a claimed 35kHz. The 13cm mid/bass unit is thoroughly revised too, using a new blend of aramid fibres for the cone, combined with a different shape to improve stiffness and damping. The Elac's original Debut speaker range was launched around three years ago to a fair amount of acclaim. These speakers prove unfussy about placement. UK's first vegan butchers launches, Biden, Trump campaigns blame Facebook for ad problems, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe details early prison hardships in Iran, ‘Bap wanted others to experience the magic of music just as he did’, Princess Beatrice looks so in love in unseen royal wedding photo, Martin Keown compares Harry Kane to Dennis Bergkamp in glowing appraisal of Tottenham star, Airport transfer Blacklane bets on intercity trips to revive COVID-hit business, Generate creates digital library of timber building systems to "revolutionise the construction industry", Justin Bieber reflects on having suicidal thoughts, See 800-bhp Audi RS Q8 drag race stock Lamborghini Urus, Travel firms refuse to pay out even if you're forced to self-isolate and can't fly, Jamie Oliver shared his grandad's porridge recipe on Insta and it broke the internet, Officials: Iran spreading election propaganda, targeting state voter rolls, ‘It’s propaganda’: Police pulled Black toddler from family car then claimed he was found lost, attorneys say, Dame Shirley Bassey missed her housekeeper during Covid-19 lockdown. QFX for more than thirty years has been a leading manufacturer of high performance Pro DJ Speaker Systems, Portable Party Speakers that are perfect for Tailgating, Special Events, Camping or the home enthusiast, Home Audio & Stereo Speaker Systems, Bluetooth Speakers, Home Theater Surround Sound Speaker Systems, Portable & Person Audio, Retro Electronics, and Audio/Video Accessories. The B-52s Slot Machine. The original redefined the idea of a portable, powerful, DJ sound system. 165 lbs. Products received without a Return Authorization number will be refused. All Sales are final. Discussion in 'General DJ Forum' started by PhilL, Jun ... with your speakers FIRST and spend the absolute most amount of money that you can afford to get a high end pair of speakers. As Liverpool seek Anfield record how do they compare with Paisley greats? Makes a great wake for boarding and surfing. The new Uni-Fi 2.0 range is also available now. What do all of these loudspeakers have in common? Echo Dot deal: now just $19 ahead of Black Friday, Award-winning Astell & Kern SR25 music player gets 'Black Edition'.

The fun-loving new wave band has been rocking sold-out arenas around the world with party rock hits like ‘Love Shack’ and ‘Rock Lobster’ for more than 40 years now, having been formed in 1976. Sign up below to get the latest from What Hi-Fi?, plus exclusive special offers, direct to your inbox! It’s fair to say that these new Debut B5.2 speakers should be considered one of the company’s finest efforts, particularly when their price is taken into account. Ideally they should sit on rigid stands to get the best sound.

Vela FS 408 marries this classic concept with ELAC's latest driver technology and elegant Vela series styling. An increasing number of land-based casinos in North America are turning into party central, thanks to the arrival of The B-52s video slot. In short, Elac has changed almost everything about the new Debuts. The improved 700 watt Matrix-1000 from B-52 is better than ever. You can enjoy a wide range of music too.

To our eyes these changes have worked, helping to make the Debut B5.2s look more modern. Elac's been busy: there’s a limited edition finish for the B6.2 and two-time What Hi-Fi? ©

The Elac's original Debut speaker range was launched around three years ago to a fair amount of acclaim.

The tweeter may be hidden behind a distinctive grille, but it marks a major change from the previous version. B-52 Matrix 1000 V2: 700 Watt 3-Piece Powered Speaker System. You will receive a verification email shortly. Future US, Inc. 11 West 42nd Street, 15th Floor, Now it's back with Debut 2.0, and these are the entry-level Debut B5.2 speakers. In the event that a product needs to returned to PSSL, you must contact us in advance for a Return Authorization number at 800-268-5520 or

Award-winning Elac Debut B5.2 standmount speakers, an all-new Vela 408 floorstander plus a … They’re now taller (34cm), narrower (18cm) and deeper (23cm) in a bid to look smarter and be less visually obtrusive. B-52 solid-state amps provide a powerhouse of tone, from sparkling clean to burning distortion.

The configuration, namely two 180 mm woofers and a single tweeter.

LG-SERIES >>> The solid-state LG-Series was the first in the B-52 Guitar Amplication product range. That the dust-cap is now convex rather than concave will strike most people as a minor detail, but it has benefits at the top end of the driver’s operating range – the crossover is at 2.2kHz – and helps integration with the tweeter. Lisa Maffia reveals her mum's terminal cancer diagnosis after she mistakenly telling fans she has disease, This week Bjarke Ingels revealed his plan to redesign Earth, James May wants chefs to drink while cooking as he launches Keith Floyd-style show, O'Brien jockeys for future spot in Trump admin, Steph McGovern shuts down Government vote against free school meals with scathing joke. The Uni-Fi 2.0 UC52 centre channel (above, arguably the most critical component in any surround-sound system) features two of the series' 5.25-inch aluminum cone woofers, while the new UF52 floorstander features three of them, offering a multiple bass-driver configuration for larger environments or when you simply want greater bass dynamics all within a footprint that's only 7.3-in wide and just under 11-in deep.

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Your products are guaranteed to be free from defects and carry a full warranty as described by the manufacturer. They’re only available in one finish though – the decent, but slightly drab looking, black ash vinyl as used on our review sample. As with most rivals, the bass is tuned by a reflex port. They pull ahead of both rivals when it comes to insight and composure. This is claimed to display fewer resonances and add less distortion to the sound than that found on the previous model.