If you can get a tight seal -- and that's a big if -- the British speaker company's new $200 deliver very clean, well-balanced sound.
Straight out of England, these small, self-powered speakers serve up big doses of high-end sound.
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First and foremost, the Fostex PX-5HS speakers sound remarkably clear, and don't let their small stature fool you, the little speakers' bass is rich and full.
The British company's $300 headphones sound very good and feature excellent build quality.
The Audiophiliac surveys the field of better desktop, aka 'nearfield' speakers, and likes what he hears.
They're fairly pricey, but the combination of very good sound and a sleek, comfortable design, make the KEF M500s contenders in the $300 price class.
The KEF M200s sound excellent, with clean, accurate sound, but they just won't fit some ears.
The British have a knack for making exceptional-sounding small monitor speakers; the KEF LS50 is the latest example of the breed.