Try the Monitor Audio Bronze 50 - I've been eyeing these for my mum's RCD N10 too.Good afternoon,
Please advise best combination to DENON RCD-N10:
1) Klipsch R-51M;
2) Q Acoustics 3020i;
3) POLK Audio ES20;
4) Elac Debut B5.2
Room 12 sq.m music: Progressive metal/heavy metal/all kinds of metal.
Thx a lot!
They’d be my first choice at that price. But you may prefer the character of one of the others, and that’s impossible for us to know.
I've had a quick play today and I'll try and give as much detail as I can ... my musical taste runs from everything from some Classical to Streisand to Black Sabbath, Metallica, Dream Theatre, Porcupine Tree, Genesis, Black Sabbath and Led Zep and everything in beteween inlcuding "Good" pop artists / albums.Hi mate, how is going on the testing of Dali Spektor 2 plus DENON? Thx in advance
Thanks a lot for your thoughts, ideas and core factors useful to make a final decision. As i understand ELAC's is one of the best choice if we speak about processing of difficult strong riffs/overloaded music as they do this procesing very accurately/precisely. Additional plus is that ELAC in their history manufactured speakers from HiEnd segment and brought its experince to the so-called 'budget segment' of this HiFi market not meaning less quality.If I had to make a decision between the 2 now I'd go with the Elac's, I'm using a WiiM Mini Streamer for my "critical" music and I believe they're going to update it to include an EQ which means I can soften the bits I think are a bit too much and bring out the bits that are slightly lacking .... ceratinly none of the other speakers I've tried at this size will offer that range and fullness of sound to be able to do that.
Hope that's of help.
I wouldn't allow this to sway your decision - most manufacturers would make similar claims. But yes, use your ears - nothing else really matters.Additional plus is that ELAC in their history manufactured speakers from HiEnd segment and brought its experince to the so-called 'budget segment' of this HiFi market not meaning less quality.
Do you recall what the differences were between the 2?I am a big Elac fan but in my opinion the Elac debut b5 (original edition) was a much better speaker than the 5.2. I'm not just saying this, I had both and got rid of the 5.2 pretty sharpish. It has none of the magic or charm of the original b5. I think there was a corporate thing behind the design which was not there with the first version which I think was all Jones. And in fact, I believe that Andrew Jones was much prouder of the original debut models than the mark 2 versions. It was the mark 1 that caused such a stir when they came out in 2015 and I only reluctantly parted with my b5 when I found the Triangle Titus, a speaker costing three times as much as the b5.
If you can find a pair of b5 second hand, I would go for them over the 5.2 every time.