Price: $4995 per pair including matching stands
Hans said: . . . the Nico Evolution hangs its hat on its hyper-defined midrange.
The gist: Nice alternative to Wilson speakers.
Price: $990 per pair
Diego said: Through the Chora 806, acoustic piano, acoustic or electric guitar, strings, and especially voices, all had a palpable, detailed, reach-out-and-touch-it presence that I found especially rewarding.
The gist: Amazingly good stand-mount for the money.
Price: $999 each
Gordon said: . . . as I confirmed in my second round of listening, those rear-panel controls are as useful in domestic applications as they would be in the recording studio.
The gist: Beautifully refined sound from a product at home in the recording studio or your listening room.
Price: $895 per pair
Diego said: For a speaker of its size and price, Fyne Audio’s F500 did very little wrong and most things right.
The gist: The review pair in white looked superb.
Price: $1700 per pair
Gordon said: Throughout my listening, I admired the crystalline clarity of the Type 07’s AMT tweeter, which made it sound fast, agile, and articulate.
The gist: Utilitarian looks, but sound that’s anything but.
Price: $799 per pair
Gordon said: Their sound was consistently lively and engaging -- the hardness I occasionally heard didn’t prevent me from really enjoying them.
The gist: If they aren’t a connection issue for you, they might be just the ticket.
Price: $1399.98 per pair
Diego said: The C 3 Carbon Fibers impressed me with their relatively neutral frequency range and laser-like imaging, along with good amounts of transparency and detail retrieval.
The gist: Linear and transparent, but without much bass.
Price: AU$4950 per pair
Edgar said: . . . state-of-the-art levels for resolution and micro-detail, exactness, transparency and purity throughout the midrange while projecting a grander scale than its diminutive size would suggest.
The gist: Iconic loudspeaker reborn with greater performance than ever.