201004_ae_radiance3Price: $3000 per pair

Website: www.acoustic-energy.co.uk

Thom said: Their sound was as crisp and detailed as I might want, but never shrill or overpowering. When bass was called for, they stepped up and produced. And they look attractive -- my wife likes them better than anything else I’ve had in my listening room.

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The gist: Thom's new reference speaker.