sensitivity differences between these speakers, I wasn’t able to switch between NEW! It’s a beefy beast of a bookshelf speaker, measuring in at over 12.5 inches tall, over 7.5 inches wide, and 10.75 inches deep, and tipping the scales at 16 pounds. ", "It sounds great with both music and movies. work? To be quite blunt about it, my initial thoughts upon unboxing the quartet of CG3 bookshelf speakers ($135 each) and CG23 center speaker ($200 each) could best be summed up as, “Oh.” The cabinets, while sporting a lovely piano-black gloss finish, don’t stand out in any particular way for speakers their size: 9.5 by 5 by 6 inches for the bookshelves and 16 by 6 by 6.4 inches for the center. although bringing in subs does give a bit more weight to the lower notes of the The Speedwoofer 10S subwoofer has all the DNA of a high-performance subwoofer including a cast-basket 10” driver, well-braced cabinet, and an appropriately beefy 350 watt amplifier. gorgeously rendered, and dialogue was never anything less than clear, even when One thing I noticed was As was heard from other listening, these speakers have reasonably Mood,’ and regular readers will know that I have been using a lot of them in Forth by Day,’ the lower notes from the double bass were given more tangibility entitled ‘Myth & Magic,’ which is a compilation of tracks united by Of all of them, the ones I most often enjoy reviewing are the ones that employ medium-sized, two-way satellite speakers and a subwoofer in the 10- to 12-inch range. In my main system I use a subwoofer that costs 3 times the RSL yet does not go as deep with the same level of detail.” “RSL gets “it”, that listening to music should be fun and you will have fun with these speakers.” “Even if you are willing to spend twice as much you should listen to the CG Stereo System.” “You are sure to enjoy all your old recordings more than ever before.” Read full review >, “There’s a 30-day refund policy that includes free return shipping. The speakers were each sandwiched by thickpolyethylene foam blocks to protect them from shock. bit simpler than orchestral music but still placing emphasis on acoustic in North Hollywood. midwoofer-tweeter-midwoofer, i.e., the arrangement of the drivers). An upright bookshelf SVS SB-2000 and PB-2000 Subwoofers. This resonate air in slotted ports like a more conventional design. music score for ‘Twin Peaks.’ Many people will know the sound of this album The CG speakers could get quite loud on moments when I Placing them nearer to walls affordable yet high-fidelity loudspeakers that have accrued an online buzz due Sats can be a bit power-hungry in larger rooms. RSL Speakers CG3 5.1 Speaker System Review Page 2 They also played impressively loud, even without a sub and in my fairly large studio, so long as I gave them enough power. all the sonic elements was exceptionally clear. The most significant difference from normal speaker design in this Due to all the crashing, shooting, spoken by some very strangely-voiced creatures. They hadplenty of … Cassandra’s [$2,075; rslspeakers.com] Read full review >, “I was able to pick up subtleties I had not previously heard. Read Full Review >. Product Name: CG3, CG23, and Subwoofer 10S Speaker System Manufacturer: RSL Review Date: February 16, 2017 17:00 ; MSRP: $ 1079 for a 5.1 system (includes shipping) ©2020 Rogersound Labs LLC®, RSL®, RSL Speaker Systems®, Rogersound Labs®, Rogersound Laboratories®, Compression Guide®, Speedwoofer®. and don’t need the extra resistors, so RSL decided to keep its crossover instruments. The sound seemingly spanned over the entire synth lead instruments along with some of the primordial percussion sounds that Realizing that prospective customers will need install the C34Es in both new construction and retrofit them in existing structures, RSL designed the speakers so that they are only 4” deep and weigh in at 4 1/4lbs. heavy compression and is intended to be played loud. Physics notwithstanding, buyers took to them in droves—and since then, the race to the bottom, cubicvolume-wise, has been on. While the speakers are shown with the tweeter below the One day, RSL got their so-called big break. feel that off-axis, the CG25 had a bit darker sound. They make me nostalgic for the days when hardcore rap music was considered For something that places an emphasis on a One great example is the Rogersound CG4 5.1 system. movie. James Larson is Audioholics' primary loudspeaker and subwoofer reviewer on account of his deep knowledge of loudspeaker functioning and performance and also his overall enthusiasm toward moving the state of audio science forward. Audioholic’s own encounters with RSL products have found all the better when viewed with a good sound system such as RSL’s newest When RSL Speakers launches a major new product it is well worth the time of audio enthusiasts to give it some attention. The listened to, which is no surprise from what I had already experienced with the very influential music, as did the TV show itself, since at the time there was were being used here, although only the front left/right were playing. and otherworldly place. straightforward aesthetic is the clean baffle. The drivers–four-inch Kevlar cones and one-inch silk-dome tweeters–certainly look lovely enough, but they could best be summed up as “tried and true” from a design perspective. When the Batmobile races to catch the Joker in ‘The Dark Knight,’ the engine’s rumble vibrates the floor with impressive oomph, but you also hear the tire’s rubber on the road. By Theo Nicolakis—February 16, 2017. Speedwoofer 10S Pre-Orders  production quality second to none. But even more props go to the 10-inch subwoofer. isn’t as precise as it normally would be on music of this type. While supplies last! The human voice is 5.25” woofers and a 1” dome tweeter (‘MTM’ here means What is It may be that it does more to reduce As was mentioned before, the CG25s do have a noticeable to a plethora of positive remarks from professional reviewers and customer Naturally, the CG25s will have a wider dynamic range than the The CG5 and CG25 And not just bigger than the CG3, or the larger (now discontinued) CG4 that we reviewed a while back. Audioholics GoFundMe: https://bit.ly/GOFUNDAUDIOHOLICSTonight we discuss the new CG5 series of loudspeakers from RSL. The CG5 is a The system was especially good at portraying hall acoustics faithfully. RSL suggests eminently enjoyable experience that makes me want to rewatch this brilliant TV Minus. Vantage Point Small Bookshelf Mounts Fits: CG3, AT Wireless Transmitter for Speedwoofer 10S, Speedwoofer 10S PRE-ORDER NOW. Browse available outlet speakers. cotton bags to guard against scuffs and scratches. Wilson’s voice is the very definition of mellifluous; it is laid-back, deep great on the CG5 and CG25 speakers, and the speakers sounded great reproducing watched the fifth movie in the Terminator franchise, the infuriatingly-named the instruments are given great imaging all around her. In addition to the tactile rumble most subwoofers produce, you can hear the details that comprise the effect. Good Riddance 2020: New Gear for a New Year . Artison RCC Nano 1 Subwoofer Review. Read Full Review >. Again, they demonstrated exemplary soundstaging 100th anniversary of Holiday’s birth. Like its predecessor, the CG3 exploits the California firm’s proprietary, labyrinth-like “compression guide” enclosure to reach a claimed –3 decibel point of 100 Hz—pretty good for a speaker that’s sized like a portly half-gallon milk carton. As the story goes, word of RSL speakers spread across various Hollywood studios and the fledgling company grew to several locations. Again, I was impressed by the breadth of the soundstage from these speakers. Speakers come in 3 grades of condition with the same warranty as brand new speakers. Right now there's 2 different speakers that I rank best for female and male voices, and I'd say the RSL is 2nd best in both categories which is very good. the white gloss. The performers are all of high-caliber such as the With most of the Atmos-based AV receivers I’ve reviewed, this rocking little system has served as the bed (augmented by a quartet of GoldenEar SuperSat 3s affixed to the ceiling for overhead duties). height of its popularity. CG5s, but I didn’t play them hard enough to bring about that difference, in an is not surprising since the Compression Guide Technology structure should also addition to the world of the Dark Crystal, and the CG5 and CG25 did a superb Rigorously balanced sound. The CG5 and CG25speaker pairs arrived double boxed. good enough to use as impressive demo material on any hi-fi sound system. a higher price point with their latest offerings. appearance. which is a division of Sony Music, so the production quality is very good. Aside from this experiment, I quite enjoyed this newest noticeable sensitivity difference when I switched back and forth between them. This "edgeless" speaker … Both models use Rogersound’s Compression Guide design, which divides up the interior of the speaker cabinet to reduce cabinet resonance and ports the woofer through a thin slot. The CG25’s two woofers do match the tweeter’s sensitivity instrumental sound, I listened to an old favorite of mine, Angelo Badalamenti’s THE VERDICT. Thanks to the use of magnetic Dope D.O.D. internal structure of the CG5 and CG25. My first was the CG4 series in 2015, followed by the CG3 series in 2017. So there isn’t really a ‘right side up’ with Indeed, Dope D.O.D.’s lyrics are a nearly Ms. Once again I was impressed with the fullness of the presentation.” “After spending a couple of weeks tossing a wide variety of music and movies through the speakers, I packed them up very impressed with what a $2,075 sub/sat system could deliver.” Read full review >, “The first thing I noticed when I sat down for serious listening was that the speakers completely disappeared. is probably as good as human hearing can discern. run this comparison properly. way of addressing cabinet resonance. is given some stereo expansion effects filter on this album so vocal imaging Reviewing the CG4 system was like taking a nostalgic look back at audio history too. it allows the user to place the speaker upside-down or right-side-up, whichever produced a prequel fantasy series to a childhood classic from my youth: ‘The In a transmission line design, internal pressure As purists, we take this approach because two-channel is the truest test of a speaker and is far more revealing than surround-sound. Save even more in RSL Speakers' Outlet Store. They are fairly solid, and a simple knock test doesn’t suggest The sound seemed to reach out disregard physical size; for this kind of performance, it’s a bargain.” Read full review >. loading has to be used with care to get the best sound. Once properly set up it delivered strong, deep and dynamic bass with truly excellent detail. These speakers don’t absolutely need subwoofers, but they do listening position. Read Full Review >, In the 1970s, Howard Rodgers started Rogersound Labs in a small shop on Lankershim Blvd. It turned out to be recording quality of the tracks. to be used as horizontal center speakers. The only wildcard is the compression guide technology; how well does it really In my 24’ by 13’ In the store, Howard carried not only the name brand speakers of the day but also built his own in the back of the store. RSL has been gathering a reputation as a source of These speakers are a basic box form although the vertical job of immersing me in this fantastical environment. a 2nd-order design, so the woofer and tweeter are filtered using 12dB/octave speaker usually has a far superior off-axis response. The speakers reveal sound as reality does – unveiling a three-dimensional atmosphere bursting with energy and detail. the CG5 and CG25 speakers, and I tried an experiment; on some episodes I used for testing the dynamic range of the CG5 and CG25 speakers, something that uses listening position which was on-axis with respect to the center speaker. I will just call them MTM speakers for Given its low cost, solid dynamics, and impressive neutrality, it would be tough to find a better or more honest small speaker system for the price than RSL’s latest. At the same time slow and quiet songs and movements drew you inside to enjoy the terrific detail.” “I really believe the star of the RSL CG system is the Speedwoofer™ 10. Their small size means those of us who don’t have a dedicated home theater room can easily add big surround sound without the speakers dominating the decor. Backed by the Van Dyke Parks Orchestra, Wilson takes some Billie Holiday I didn’t really reach any noticeable compression or distortion good deal more flexible than that which, again, is discussed in the These are the products that we are going to look at in today’s review where we ask if RSL can maintain the same scale of value and performance while entering a higher price point with their latest offerings. was very wide and enveloping, and track 11, ‘I’ll Be Seeing You,’ did a Parts: Air core coils, polypropylene capacitors, gold-plated binding posts, Dimensions: directly. Subwoofers were used for some content that contained worry. Both speakers had an OK low-frequency extension for this orchestral music, but on other episodes I used the the CG25s as the front left and right speakers Years of crafting, refinement, and unwillingness to compromise have lead to this moment. You might think that I’m hinting at a poor first impression of the new speaker lineup, but that’s not the case. than a horizontal MTM speaker? I will be using the C34Es for the 4 ceiling speakers. speaker, but it would be much more restrained on the gloss black finish. benefit from them. the grille. RSL, originally known as Rogersound Labs, was reborn a few years back with the introduction of the CG4, a small bookshelf design that was met with wide approval at Sound & Vision, including from me. Looking at the side-panel resonance into two resonances, but it may be that by turning the dangerous by mainstream media. have termed them ‘Mini-towers’ or “LCRs,’ but there isn’t a widely agreed-upon Audioholic’s own encounters with RSL products have found them to be a solid brand, so we were excited to see them enter a higher price bracket when we did a preview article on the recent release of their CG5 and CG25 product line. resonances become diminished. bit too atmospheric and ambient to be used as music that could demonstrate the receive from the audio community. The award-winning performance has remained untouched. when switching from stereo to 2.1 so that subwoofers could take over the deep This isn’t merely “big” sound. since I had to rearrange the speakers and also adjust the respective gain levels for the individual channels to compensate for the significant It is a purely studio creation where Roach frees While our speakers often find themselves in home theater applications, RSL speakers are always designed for 2.1 stereo first. I can only say that never before (or since) have I experienced such clean, crisp, and dynamic sound from a home theater system of this size. built-in feet for the CG5 and CG25 speakers, but RSL has provided adhesive Subwoofers were definitely a worthwhile addition for this album, since recording techniques, and that distinction was easy to hear on the CG speakers. the pressure waves through, in RSL’s words, “calculated areas of expansion and cranked them. aramid-fiber cone with a cast-aluminum frame and a beefy ¾” thick, 3 ½” Listening distance from the speakers was about 9 feet. Only the CG5 has this dial speakers. impression of where the piano, bass guitar, percussion, and various other with such an exquisite sound that it could really scale with the quality of the automated room correction programs such as Audyssey, although I suspect most Read Full Review >. For something speakers come in both a black gloss and white gloss finish. The CG3 accomplishes this on a much more grand scale. it is so bass-heavy, but the CG5 and CG25 speakers could keep up as loud as I Not so with the RSLs.” “Vocal music, both male and female, was full with plenty of midrange detail.” “I played some big symphony works and they sounded wonderful from the deepest bass to the highest highs. with the CG25s. I would be using this system for watching movies, gaming and also listening to music. before. Netflix recently compression.” To me, it looks like a combination of typical slot ported and transmission line design. (2) 5.25” cast frame, aramid-fiber cone, Sensitivity: The grille is a curved perforated metal Sound quality is also very high since Black and White Speedwoofers are currently out of stock. Netflix had upped the audio bitrate this year from 192 kbps to 640 kbps which Hsu Research VTF-15H MK2 and VTF-3 MK5 HP Subwoofer Reviews. ‘Coming Forth by Day’ is her homage album to Billie Holiday to commemorate the have room for the larger CG25s but still want a speaker that can rock need not could tolerate. Due to the holidays, we are inundated with orders and doing our best to go as quickly as we can. When a producer from Warner Bros. Records came in for a demo, he was so impressed by what he heard that he bought a pair of speakers—and the next thing you know, word of mouth spread like the flu in a nursery school, and RSL Speakers (under their original brand name of Rogersound Labs) could be found in record companies throughout Southern California. Note that 35kHz is not a typo. a bit more sensitive than the woofer, and instead of just padding it down to ‘Terminator: Genisys’ sounded Learn more & browse technical specs on both the NEW CG3 & CG23 speakers. when used horizontally, MTM designs like the CG25 normally have a problematic It all goes well good bass extension on their own, but the balance between mid-bass and deep They will become available Feb. 2021. that is a bit more representative of the modern blockbuster movie sound, I I think one such album is 2017’s ‘Spiral Revelation.’ It combines All Rights Reserved. sound character of an audio system. problems, but sound design is not one of them. Credit some of that to RSL’s decision to put the woofer above the tweeter, which the company says reduces the interference between frequencies. Personally, I just consider them I did quite a bit of tinkering with the collection of speakers RSL provided for review, though, and it's worth detailing those. The CG5 It’s not likely you’ll return the loudspeakers though.” CG4 “The CG4 produces a very coherent sound from top to bottom. That means that, theoretically, traditional MTM designs have The orchestral score was The recording is compilation, the assemblage of tracks were recordings from different venues and The CG5s still offer an these speakers put you in the front row so that the listener was immersed among gold-plated five-way binding posts. instruments than I was accustomed to. edges are rounded. Dismiss. The horizontal center speaker is the 16-inch-wide CG24, which has the same drivers as the CG4 with the addition of an extra mid-woofer. strongly encourage jazz aficionados to keep them on their shortlist when Read Full Review >, The subject of this review is a 5.2 system from RSL Speakers (Rogersound Lab) consisting of their CG5 bookshelf speakers, CG25 center channel and a pair of SpeedWoofer 10S subwoofers. soundscape with an exacting aural precision that lets the listener know what is sounded off that I could detect. The system is only available through RSL’s website; the company offers a 30-day trial and pays shipping both ways. equalization was used. Click below to learn more & browse technical specs on both the CG5 & CG25 speakers. match the woofer’s output, RSL has given the user the option of attenuating the the glorification of criminal behavior should probably give ‘Da Roach’ a pass. RSL CG5 Series Loudspeaker Review YouTube Discussion. classification name that I have seen. for the speaker. the music. Personally, I find this music refreshing in a world full of ‘safe,’ flavorless RSL Speedwoofer 10S Subwoofer Review. The user has the option of capacitors. design, I was able to test how much of a difference this made in practice. The speakers were set up to face the listening position Since I intended to play this movie loud, I stuck with the CG25 as the Currently taking Pre-orders. Read Full Review >. Many The surround-channel CG4s did not “flashlight” ambient sounds, while the front pair locked up with the center CG24 to form a truly seamless front stage.” “RSL has a very, very good small speaker system here…it performs, without fuss, at a level higher than most at this price point. Ms. Wilson is a renowned jazz vocalist who has won two Grammy awards, and more, I think that the acoustics of my room might be a bit more forgiving than nothing like it. One nice attribute that In 2015, I had an epiphany reviewing RSL’s CG4, CG24 and Speedwoofer 10 loudspeaker system. grilles, no grille guides are needed, which helps keep a more refined speaker shopping. The CG5 uses a 5.25″ midrange driver with a cone made from aramid fiber coupled with a 1″ silk dome tweeter motivated by a neodymium magnet. speakers themselves do catch most of the low-frequency extension on this album, treble output with a dial in the terminal cup. Updated Shipping Lead Times The Good The Energy Take Classic 5.1 offers outstanding sound quality for a compact surround-sound speaker system. have noticed it if I wasn’t so familiar with this recording. Overall, the packing wasgood and should allow the speakers to reach their destination in good shapeeven if the carrier treats them roughly. and true-to-life. with the CG25 speakers as a front left/right pair. Impedance setting for amplifiers: 6 or 8 ohms (whichever is higher), Sensitivity: Anyone offended by two good-sized air-core inductors and polypropylene capacitors. ", "Despite being half the price of the most expensive model we tested, the Speedwoofer 10S delivered a clear, precise, full sound that made it the favorite in our blind listening tests…", "It has more deep-bass output than the best budget (and some not-so-budget) subwoofers we've tried. Apprentice’ by Paul Dukas. speakers. The reason why I did this is because That seems to be the intent of the Ms. Wilson is backed by an orchestra as well as traditional jazz speakers due to their reputation among hobbyists and the general acclaim they Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. In terms of panel resonance, that would turn the main Pre-orders are still available. afraid to pull off a bit more eye-catching industrial design. ‘Myth & Magic’ to be an enchanting listen, and the RSL CG5 and CG25 did a The new model also shares the same “upside-down” tweeter-underwoofer layout, engineered in part to accommodate the diagonal plenum inside that bifurcates the internal volume to create the compression guide and feed the slot-shaped port on the bottom. They were wrapped incotton bags to guard against scuffs and scratches. not much good for anything else. sound particularly bass or treble heavy. mixing will be as good as money can buy. As a scientifically minded person, I find few things quite so satisfying as being proven wrong … and few speaker systems in recent memory have delighted me quite as much as RSL’s new $1,478 CG3 5.2 home theater speaker system. not be missable in a normal living room or family room, so if the buyer decides speakers. such a broad soundstage, yet they were able to image with exactitude when Our decades of speaker building experience combine with our patented technology to offer you something truly special – the absolute best sounding speakers you’ll find anywhere for the price. good for evaluating how the CG5 and CG25 speakers could deal with loud and The black I was very conscious of the acoustics in the silent spaces between cuts or movements.” “But the best thing about this speaker system is the way music literally leapt out of the speakers. How Since Howard didn’t have to worry about middleman markup, he used high-caliber parts and built the speakers his way with the quality and construction he thought speakers should be built with. Attached is a proposed (this is for a basement that we will be finishing) layout for the area. with an upright CG5 as the center speaker. Adding to the They do look nice, but for those buyers who are looking for a speaker distinctive style that is especially apparent in the white finish. the orchestral sections. RSL Speakers 7,946 views. he has explored in the past. Roach’s usual electronic atmospherics with layers of vintage arpeggiated analog RSL has been gathering a reputation as a source of affordable yet high-fidelity loudspeakers that have accrued an online buzz due to a plethora of positive remarks from professional reviewers and customer testimonials alike. between the back wall and sidewall, and equal distance between speakers and At a glance, it panel resonance as simple bracing than as a transmission line-type pathway. Vocals were crisp yet the sound was not bright or sibilant. CG3 Bookshelf Speaker “…big, bold, size-defying sound…” – Sound & Vision Magazine “Little speaker, big sound” is the popular catchphrase for every small speaker in existence. sheet and provides great protection for the cone of the woofer and dome of the the top-notch sound mix for this movie. woofer and square tweeter plate meet to form a simple shape against the white The front baffle has a RSL uses an enclosure design that they Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Symphony Orchestra. impressive dynamic range for their size and design specs, so those who don’t For the past two years, I’ve lived with RSL’s CG3 5.2 Home Theater Speaker System on pretty much a daily basis. Build quality beyond their price pointThis is my third review of RSL speakers. it, so I don’t know how valid RSL’s approach is here. The movie may have There are no One aspect of the sound mix that I enjoyed was the strange sound design this speaker; there is only the orientation where the user gets the best a fabric covering so the front baffle of the speaker is not really hidden by balance seemed very good with instruments having a natural timbre and did not Website development by. explosions, and robot sounds, I thought that ‘Terminator: Genisys’ would be Imaging was extremely good, and instrumental sections the CG5 and CG25 speakers imparted on the vocals was a detailed yet smooth mind, I didn’t feel like there was a serious difference, at least in my primary ", While RSL Speakers might not be a household name, audio enthusiasts who stay on top of noteworthy brands will certainly know about RSL speakers due to their reputation among hobbyists and the general acclaim they receive from the audio community. happening, even if the sound is very alien. human voice, I turned to the album ‘Coming Forth by Day’ by Cassandra Wilson. In fact, RSL is marketing the new in-ceiling speakers for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X installations, home theater, and stereo applications. It's a large space that is open on all sides, so my primary concern is making sure that the system will fill out the space and sound as good as possible. that just disappears, these are not going to do that, especially those who go enthusiasts who stay on top of noteworthy brands will certainly know about RSL On this count, the CG5 Also modest is the sub's asking price: $399. Dimensions are 8 1/2″ x 19″ x 9 3/4″ (HWD), weight is 23 pounds, they have a frequency response of 51-35,000 Hz ± 3dB and are a click above the CG5 at 88dB sensitivity. If speakers are windows into the music, these windows were squeaky-clean.” “James Taylor was present in the room with his characteristic vocal insinuations, accents and humor intact… outside the box.” “with the RSL CG24 Studio Monitor, the ground rules of performance versus price are about to change.” “At no time was the sound fatiguing nor was there any smear or lack of definition among all those layered sounds coming from the CG system.” “All in all, this was pretty amazing performance from a $750 subwoofer (RSL Speedwoofer 10).” “The system imaged wider than anyone had a right to expect, including vertically.” “the Rogersound Labs Compression Guide speakers represent the same outstanding value and performance that they did decades earlier.” Read full review >, “The RSLs created a very rich, three-dimensional soundstage that seemed larger than such small speakers should be able produce.” “On movie soundtracks, the system also performed well. 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