Price: $1799 per pair


Diego said: Among its strengths are refined-sounding highs and a transparent, highly detailed, reach-out-and-touch-it midrange -- on all of those grounds, I was amazed how favorably it compared with Revel’s more expensive M126Be and Focal’s far more expensive Sopra No1, something I hadn’t thought possible when I first unboxed the DALIs.

Read the SoundStage! Access review.

The gist: When you’re looking for small and special.