I can recommend the XS 2.1, currently my main stereo speaker.
I've heard good things about Aktimate media speakers (Epos), Monsoon planar media speakers and Quad 9La.
I consider Focals price acceptable but B&W and Audioengine looks too expensive. Audioengine
nice looking and easy to listen but does not have the sonic edge for a high end desktop speaker i'd expect.Their
first line A5 has a serious flaw, overheating then turning off. They fixed the issue with a new version which has