AV Rant Listener Nick B. -- directly compared some of the $1000+/pair bookshelf speakers that we frequently recommend on the podcast. He auditioned the: SVS Ultra Bookshelf: svsound/speakers/ultra-series/ultra-bookshelf a pair of Aperion Audio Verus Grand Center speakers used as L/R Mains: aperionaudio/speakers/speakers-by-series/verus/verus-grand-center-channel-speaker and the Ascend Acoustics Sierra-2: ascendacoustics/pages/products/speakers/SRM2/srm2.html He was also interested in, but unable to directly audition the: Philharmonic Audio Philharmonitor: philharmonicaudio/philharmonitor.html and RBH Sound Signature SX Reference SX-61/R: rbhsound/sx61r.php Out of the 3 pairs he was able to audition and compare directly, he wound up keeping the Ascend Acoustics Sierra-2, and hes very happy with them. But he found all of these options to be excellent speakers with various subtle strengths and weaknesses compared to one another. No night and day differences, but small audible differences that might make a potential customer prefer one over the rest. For him, the superior level of clarity and excellent imaging of the Sierra-2 made them his personal favorite out of the group.
Posted on: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 01:03:26 +0000
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