Pros: size, style, sound, price
Initially got these to use as surrounds and they work fine for that, reproducing things I hadn't heard from my older set of speakers (Mordaunt-Short Carnival dipole). These are attractive in cherry veneer, good size & weight & balance well on stands. I purchased another set of M70s for surrounds & moved these as front wides & they've really come alive in the front stage, reproducing voice & high notes in music to produce a field that expands across my living room. Couldn't be more pleased with these speakers, they're a good buy any day for anyone looking to start a home theater imho.