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@amirm Amirm, not sure if you ever picked them up for testing, but the Sony Core CS5's are on one of their rare $75/pair sales this week. If you've already got a pair and are considering what speaker to review next, they'd be a great choice before they go off sale if by some chance they happen to be a new budget king.
 
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@amirm Amirm, not sure if you ever picked them up for testing, but the Sony Core CS5's are on one of their rare $75/pair sales this week. If you've already got a pair and are considering what speaker to review next, they'd be a great choice before they go off sale if by some chance they happen to be a new budget king.
I bought the SSCS5 back in February. I paid $148. :(
 
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I'd like to see some of the moderately priced speakers of 10-20 years ago that were aiming for neutrality. Things like the PSB Image series, Energy Connoisseur and RC series, Paradigm Monitor series and such. A lot of them can be found on the used market for under $200.

A lot of them have been measured by others in the past, but it would be interesting to see them get the full measurement suite here, see how well the match and see what amirm thinks of them compared to newer speakers. Or maybe measure the models that haven't been reviewed as much (Energy C-1, PSB Image B15, etc) and see if they are as good as the models that were sent out to the magazines back in the day.
 
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Vanatoo Transparent One Encore
Vanatoo Transparent Zero
They are here already. What is not is time to review them. :) But I am getting there.
 
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I'd like to see some of the moderately priced speakers of 10-20 years ago that were aiming for neutrality. Things like the PSB Image series, Energy Connoisseur and RC series, Paradigm Monitor series and such. A lot of them can be found on the used market for under $200.
The only PSB I have is a new Alpha P5. I am at the mercy of someone sending their older units in for measurements.
 
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They are here already. What is not is time to review them. :) But I am getting there.
You should really consider reviewing them soon, they are raved in youtube and if I am not wrong powered active desktop speakers are not reviewed here till date.
 

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Creative GigaWorks T40 Series II
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1. because they say MTM is audiophile design :)
2. they are sleek and more sexy to women intended for space challenging environment :)
3. they are cheaper than IK Multimedia iLoud PC speakers mini personal monitors :)
 

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Canton Vento or Chrono SL bookshelves

A German made speakers with quite impressive in-house made drivers especially considering the price. They produce speakers with ceramic waveguide tweeter and ceramic or titanium woofers for well under 500 euros. Very solid cabinets as well.

AFAIK they are available in the US and aven lower price compared to the EU.
 
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Airpulse A100, including some analysis of their digital crossovers, impulse response and bass management when a sub is connected.
 

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It would be useful to test the cheapest 2 ways bookshelf ($69 each) and floor standing tower ($150 each) from Crutchfield (or another seller).
It is clearly the entry level of a budget speaker set available in the US.
Quality may be on the low side but only some measurements could confirm it
 

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