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Originally Posted by lite2
Still trying to get someone who has listened to the standard version. Anyone? Comparable sound to a PSB imagine or sierra 1 etc... Thanks.
Just now saw this thread so thought I'd reply. I have the standard LSA1 Monitors. Prior to them I had Paradigm Studio 10s, at which point I also auditioned the PSB Imagine B. To me, the Imagine B is more similar to the Paradigm than the LSAs. The LSA tweeter is quite laid back, whereas the Paradigm is more pronounced. I don't recall the PSB tweeter being quite as strong as the Paradigm, but it wasn't as polite as the LSA.
The tweeter was the biggest discriminator for me. After that, I think the LSAs have a bigger soundstage than the Paradigms. Not sure where the PSBs would fall in that regard. Same for bass performance.
I will say that to me, the LSA is the most handsome speaker out of the three.
LSA One Monitors, LSA LCR Center, LSA On Wall surrounds, dual Hsu VTF-3 subs, Denon AVR-X4000, Adcom GFA-6000 amp, UTurn Orbit turntable, Samsung UN75HU8550