Spendor A7 Wins 2018 Best Loudspeakers Award
Fri, 02 Nov 2018
These A7s are superb floorstanders that sound great, look great and are compact enough to fit into most homes.Despite their relatively compact size, these speaker go satisfying deep and keep a firm grip on the bassline. Each note is pulled taut, the edges are precise but wrapped in layers of texture and the Spendors remain agile and controlled throughout.Detail levels are fantastic, the sound is terrifically clean and organized, these A7s also pack in bags of punch to keep things sounding lively. Vocals are a particular highlight. We play Liability by Lorde and the emotionally laden vocals sound gorgeous – focused, tangible and intimate. It’s a wonderful performance.They time with pinpoint accuracy and are immensely transparent too, highlighting any differences in recording qualities… they’re full of expressive melodies and undulating dynamics.Build quality is of a high standard, with crisp edges and impeccably smart wood veneer finishes.Gorgeous with vocals, detailed and dynamically expressive, these elegant Spendor floorstanders delight at every turn. Refined yet entertaining, the top-of-the-line A7s continue Spendor’s knack for combining stunning precision, clarity and subtlety with hugely enjoyable dynamics and rhythm.Verdict: For: stunning insight and precision, expressive sound, excellent build and finish, compact size and unfussy nature. Against: Nothing of note.Winner What Hi-Fi? 2018 Best Floorstanding Speaker Over £2,000.