PBN B741Price: $8499 per pair

Website: www.pbnaudio.com

Tim said: PBN Audio’s Scan-Speak B741 is a seriously good loudspeaker. When I’d at last fully understood what it could do in the service of the music, it became my benchmark at this price point.

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The gist: All about really good drivers in this solid DIY design.