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CE Pro 100 Names Top Loudspeaker Brands

Joining perennial leaders Klipsch, B&W and Paradigm, Sonos jumps into the top three and Leon into the top five.

CE Pro 100 Names Top Loudspeaker Brands
Klipsch is the No. 1 brand in the 2017 CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis for floorstanding/bookshelf loudspeakers.

Robert Archer · June 1, 2017

CE Pro's annual Brand Analysis study surveys the top 100 highest-revenue residential integration firms, otherwise known as the CE Pro 100, to determine their preferred brands in the categories of audio, video, home automation, networking, lighting control, security and more.

In this category-by-category breakdown, senior editor Bob Archer delivers an in-depth look at the most frequently used manufacturers in 55 product categories. The numbers associated with each manufacturer reflect the number of CE Pro 100 dealers using that brand.


Sonos’ impact as a provider of wireless whole-house audio solutions can be seen in the freestanding speaker category. Joining perennial leaders Klipsch, B&W and Paradigm, Sonos jumps into the top three and Leon into the top five.

Overall the category grew more concentrated with the leaders grabbing more market share.

See the full report here.

Top 5

Klipsch: 33

Bowers & Wilkins: 30

Sonos: 24

Paradigm: 23

Leon Speakers: 19

Other Brands

Episode (SnapAV): 16

Triad: 16

Definitive Technology: 13

MartinLogan: 13

Monitor Audio: 13

Revel: 13

Sonance: 12

JBL Synthesis: 11

Bose: 10

B&O: 9

Totem: 9

James: 8

Polk: 8

KEF: 7

McIntosh: 7

Steinway-Lyngdorf: 6

GoldenEar: 5

Meridian: 5

Wisdom: 5

Dynaudio: 4

Pro Audio Technology: 4

Sonus faber: 4

Aerial Acoustics: 2

Canton: 2

CAT: 2

Focal: 2

Genelec: 2

Jamo: 2

PMC: 2

Sunfire: 2

Tannoy: 2

Wilson Audio: 2

Yamaha: 2

Bluesound: 1

Bryston: 1

ELAC: 1

Epicure: 1

JMLabs: 1

Kanto: 1

Micromega: 1

Phase Technology: 1

Pinnacle: 1

Pioneer: 1

RBH: 1

SVS: 1

Wharfedale: 1

See the full report. 



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  About the Author

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at rarcher@ehpub.com

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Speakers · Loudspeakers · Floor/Shelf · Business · CEPro 100 · News · Bowers & Wilkins · CE Pro 100 Brands · Klipsch · Leon Speakers · Paradigm · Sonos · All Topics
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