Price: $699 per pair

Website: www.sonusfaber.com

Sathyan said: In this competitive market for loudspeakers, with so many idiosyncrasies in terms of sound design and buyers’ personal preferences, listeners are well advised to try out speakers with their own ears in their own rooms. The Principia 3 should be included in that evaluative process -- it may well come out on top.

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The gist: Sonus Faber goes even lower in price without sacrificing sound quality.

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