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SVI TRADE AWARDS 2015: THE WINNERS!
Published: Thursday, April 30, 2015
The 8th annual SVI Trade Awards are over, the votes verified and the winners revealed…

After another award-breaking avalanche of nominations, the results of the LILIN-sponsored SVI Trade Awards have been tallied by our team of trained tallying trolls. Who got Gold, who stole Silver and who bagged Bronze? Well the wait is over as we reveal the products, producers and purveyors you, the AV and CI industry, voted to be the best of the best over the past 12 months.


Congratulations to all our winners and our thanks to LILIN for sponsoring this year’s awards and also to everyone who took the time to nominate – without you there would, literally, be fewer votes.


So, without further delay, dawdling, stalling or suspense, welcome our winners!


BEST CD-PLAYER
Gold: Arcam CDS27
Silver: Denon DCD720
Bronze: Yamaha CD-S3000

BEST DIGITAL AUDIO STREAMER
Gold: NuVo P3100
Silver: HEOS by Denon
Bronze: TEAC SL-D800BT


BEST AMPLIFIER
Gold: Denon PMA-720
Silver: Sonance DSP 8-130
Bronze: TEAC A-R650

BEST RADIO
Gold: Onkyo CS-265DAB
Silver: NuVo T2 FAM
Bronze: Arcam T32

BEST DOCK
Gold: iRoom iDock
Silver: LaunchPort AM.2
Bronze: Onkyo CS-265DAB

BEST BLU-RAY PLAYER
Gold: Yamaha BD-A1040 3D
Silver: Denon DBT3313
Bronze: Arcam UDP411

BEST AV AMPLIFIER / RECEIVER
Gold: Yamaha RX-A3040
Silver: Denon AVR X5200W
Bronze: Onkyo HT-S7705

BEST FLOORSTANDING SPEAKER
Gold: KEF R900
Silver: Roth Oli RA3
Bronze: ProAc response D40/R

BEST BOOKSHELF SPEAKER
Gold: KEF LS50
Silver: Roth OLi RA1
Bronze: DLS Flatbox MINI

BEST SUBWOOFER
Gold: KEF T2
Silver: Roth Oli KH30
Bronze: Sonance Cinema Series VP12SUB-NC12

BEST SOUNDBAR
Gold: Arcam Solo Bar
Silver: Yamaha YSP 3300
Bronze: Roth Neo 6.2 SoundCore

BEST AV FURNITURE SOLUTION
Gold: Sanus BFAV344
Silver: NorStone Valmy
Bronze: Palladio Seating

BEST AV MOUNTING SOLUTION
Gold: Peerless-AV Paramount
Silver: Sanus VLF525
Bronze: Vogels Design Mount

BEST FLATSCREEN TV
Gold: Samsung UE55HU7500
Silver: LG 65EC970V UHD OLED TV
Bronze: Samsung UE48H5000

BEST PLASMA TV
Gold: LG 50PB660V
Silver: Panasonic TX-P60ZT60
Bronze: Samsung 8500

BEST PROJECTOR
Gold: Epson EH-TW9200
Silver: JVC DLA-X700R
Bronze: Sony VPL VW1100ES

BEST PROJECTOR SCREEN
Gold: Projecta Fixed Frame 4K
Silver: Screen Research Supreme 3
Bronze: Stewart Filmscreen

BEST CABLE / INTERCONNECT
Gold: Peerless-AV Cables
Silver: Planet Waves
Bronze: HDanywhere Platina

BEST HEADPHONES
Gold: Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7
Silver: KEF M500
Bronze: Beats by Dre

BEST HOME CONTROL SYSTEM
Gold: Crestron 3-Series
Silver: URC Total Control
Bronze: Control4

BEST LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM
Gold: Phillips Dynalite
Silver: Mode Lighting eDIN
Bronze: Lutron Homeworks QS

BEST WIRELESS CONTROL DEVICE
Gold: URC TRC 1280
Silver: Flow 7
Bronze: Peerless HD Flow

BEST WIRED CONTROL DEVICE
Gold: URC TKP7000
Silver: RTI KX7
Bronze: Vantage 73 touchscreen

BEST SPECIALIST APP
Gold: Sanus Installer App
Silver: URC Mobile
Bronze: Vantage Home Control

BEST MULTI-ROOM AUDIO SYSTEM
Gold: Heos by Denon
Silver: NuVo IP streamers
Bronze: Autonomic Mirage System

BEST VIDEO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
Gold: HDanywhere mhub 4K
Silver: Wyrestorm MX-PP-POH-Custom 77
Bronze: Peerless AV HD Flow

BEST MEDIA SERVER
Gold: Stream Systems 4K
Silver: Kaleidescape Cinema One
Bronze: Autonomic NMS-5A

BEST ARCHITECTURAL LOUDSPEAKERS
Gold: Sonance New Architectural Series
Silver: Boston Acoustics
Bronze: Kinetik KISP

BEST MANUFACTURER
Gold: Wyrestorm
Silver: Peerless AV
Bronze: Sanus

BEST DISTRIBUTOR
Gold: Habitech
Silver: AWE Europe
Bronze: BBG

MOST INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS
Gold: iRoom iBezel
Silver: Sonance DSP Amplifiers
Bronze: Meridian Audio MQA