European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) is a collaboration between 50 interest magazines specializing in consumer electronics. An annual convention serves as the base for an award ceremony, where the best product in a number of categories are hailed and acclaimed.
Hi-Fi Choice is a british magazine, not only specializing in Hi-fi products, but also taking an interest in the music scene. Readers are inspired to listening to recommended music, while browsing for intel on the next Hi-Fi purchase.
6 stars is the highest score given by Lyd & Billede. It's not uncommon for multiple products to receive this score in a test by comparison. The awards for special recommendation or best buy may be used to further distinguish top-performing products.
Lyd & Billede is a scandinavin interest magazine for consumer electronics with an emphasis on Hi-Fi. Tests and product comparison are done on a monthly basis. "Bedst i test" (english for test winner) is given to the best performing product, regardless of pricing.
Translating to "Best of the Year", this recognition is given to products which have been featured before in Lyd & Billede magazine, and excel in comparison to other products. A product bearing this stamp, will usually be distinguished with other of the magazine's awards.
Sound & Vision is an american Hi-Fi magazine, which follows the audio/video business closely. Reviews, articles on the industry and user guides are all done with the consumer's needs in mind. A "Top Pick" stamp ensures a product which is a safe buy, with satisfaction guaranteed.
What Hi-Fi? Is the leading Hi-Fi magazine in Great Britain, and has been active for decades. Reviews are typically short and precise, and give a good overlook of the strengths and weaknesses of a product. What Hi-Fi regularly lists the best products at given price intervals, ensuring relevance for all budgets and needs.