Dynaudio Confidence C2Price: $15,000 per pair

Website: www.dynaudio.com

Jeff said: Dynaudio’s Confidence C2 Signature occupies an interesting place in the high-end marketplace. But as I said at the outset, it is a Dynaudio, and that means something. The Danish firm has long been a pioneer in the loudspeaker industry -- the Esotar tweeter alone, in all its iterations, has seen to that -- and its followers are legion. My listening experience of it in the Music Vault revealed not one thing that would tarnish that reputation.  

Read the Ultra Audio review.

The gist: Souped-up version of a very well-regarded loudspeaker.