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Elac FS407

The best floor standing speaker for 4000 euros

On December 13th and 20th, we tested a total of eight floorstanding speakers at Alpha. Live on Youtube. With live music. It was a great experience to do that. And it wouldn’t have been possible without the support of the participants, the band, the entire team behind the streams and you as the viewer! For […]

Elac Debute Reference BR62

Review Elac Debut Reference DBR62 monitor loudspeaker

When the original Elac Debut made its ‘debut’ in 2015, it caused quite a bit of ‘rumble’ in the world and it didn’t take long before they flew over the, mainly virtual, counter like hot cakes. It was the start of a success story for Andrew Jones and Elac and it also meant the start […]

Elac Carina

Review Elac Carina BS243.4 Monitor

It surprises us time and time again that every monitor that is dropped at our doorstep, looks just a little bit different than the previous one. Yes, most of the time it’s a two-way with mid-driver and tweeter but every manufacturer does their own thing with the drivers, filters and housing. And that’s what makes […]

Elac Vela BS403

Review Elac Vela BS403

At Alpha-Audio, we like bookshelf speakers. And that’s exactly why we have another nice little speaker for you today: The Elac Vela BS403; a stylish bookshelf speaker with a twist. The word Vela comes from the Latin word ‘sail’ and refers to the origins of German company Elac that once was active in the maritime […]


ELAC presents compact Concentro S507

ELAC has added a new, compact loudspeaker to the Concentro series. Elegant, compact and yet equipped with everything needed for good sound reproduction.

Multitest bookshelfs

Multitest budget monitor loudspeakers – 360 – 650 euros

Bookshelfs – or monitors – do not have a real low end.  And cheap speakers don’t sound good by definition. Isn’t that right? Well, uh… …in the old days, maybe. But is that still true? We would like to know what the state of affairs is in the entry segment. Say up to about 600 […]