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Passive Bookshelf Speakers ~$3k (Desk)

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So I'd pick Arendals for best spin, but at a price premium.
Or to save some money, JBL LSR6332 would be my 2nd pick, with decent quality spin.
I'm curious why you suggest the Arendal spin is better? The JBL spin looks quite a bit better to me.

I can get the JBL's locally for about 2100 USD a pair :)

Arendal's - likely 4000 USD a pair.

March's - likely 5000 USD a pair - unless Australian tax is deducted given that I pay NZ tax
 

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I'm curious why you suggest the Arendal spin is better? The JBL spin looks quite a bit better to me.

I can get the JBL's locally for about 2100 USD a pair :)

Arendal's - likely 4000 USD a pair.

March's - likely 5000 USD a pair - unless Australian tax is deducted given that I pay NZ tax

I have not heard the first 2 speakers.
Always a hard decision with cost involved. If it was not involved it would be easy.

Happy ANZAC weekend Cuzzy-Bro. ;)
 
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I decided to forget about woofer diameter and I bought a pair of March Sointuva!
If March comes out with a 2- or 3- way bookshelf/monitor with the new Purifi 8" woofer, I'll be buying that most likely!
 

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I noticed Salk sound has some bookies around that price, yet I never hear anyone talk about them. Great finish to them also .
 

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I noticed Salk sound has some bookies around that price, yet I never hear anyone talk about them. Great finish to them also .

Domes and especially ribbons usually don't perform very well near-field compared to coaxials due to vertical axis issues. Although if you can get the tweeters to ear-level I suppose that would alleviate those concerns.
 

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It's really not about tweeter type, but the spacing between the drivers.
 
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