Price: $3694

Website: www.paradigm.com

Aron said: The new Special Edition models not only look and perform much like Paradigm Reference products, but do so at a much lower cost. If you’re looking for a home-theater package that punches way above its competition while offering genuine tastes of high-end sound and looks, then Paradigm’s new SE range deserves a serious look.

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The gist: Reference-class sound at half the price.

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