jaton_av803Price: $6000 per pair

Website: www.jatonhp.com

Garrett said: . . . the Jatons, fed sufficient power by the amp(s), nonetheless had a sweet coherence that never failed to produce music, no matter the genre. Add to these fine sonic qualities their eminently affordable price, and it seems a no-brainer that I should strongly recommend the AV-803s.

Read the Ultra Audio review.

The gist: Substantial ribbon-based floorstander for a good price.