Pros: Exceptional value, very clear and detailed sound at all volumes.
Cons: You may need/want to power them with a separate amp.
Sept. 2013 edit. I feel need to clarify my statement about needing and amp (you may not depending on your listening distance and whether you are running them with powered subs). These sound so good/clear that you will turn them up. They have a high efficiency, no distortion when adequately powered and reproduce what you give them. Good source in = steal for $1500. Edited original review. At first I did find the highs to be very present?, there was a lot more from these than I'd heard form my previous speakers. After a few hours (about 20) play time the highs blended very nicely and were no longer drawing my attention away from the music (It was me, no doubt, not break in). The...(read more)