I went shopping about a year ago for speakers for a new 2nd home.
I have Vandersteen 3A speakers in my big system at the main house, and was going to get the Vandersteen 2C speakers. Unfortunately they are 16 inches wide, same as the 3A speakers (something I had forgotten). That wasn't gonna fit, lol. 10 inches was about the max for this smaller joint. With a 60" TV and equipment rack, the wall space was running out fast.
Anyway, I did extensive listening and decided that the two best speakers for under $2000 that would fit were the KEFQ900 and the PSB Image T6. I finally decided that the T6 not only have the best overall sound but the WAF factor was a little better between the two.
Anyway, those two speakers are the ones I can recommend to anyone without any qualification; they are both excellent. I can't imagine anyone being less than thrilled with either one. I love my T6s even more after a year. For $1300, they are an incredible speaker, and a no-brainer at that price. There is nothing I have found for under $1500 that even comes remotely close IMO.
They really come very close to the sound quality of my Vandersteens; for about one-third as much money!
The Image T6 speakers will work great with the Image C5 center, which is around $400, I believe.
Originally Posted by jes3287
Thanks everyone for your responses. I'm still looking, but I'll let you all know what I decide on.