Alterman Audio Has a Wide Array of Compact Loudspeakers That Fit on a Bookshelf and Some That Easily Mount on a Wall
ELAC DEBUT 5. $249. Elac is a 90 year old German HiFi company, best known for turntables back in the day. A few years ago, Andrew Jones because head speaker engineer and designer. While Andrew Jones is known for his $80,000 TAD speakers, the Elac Debut 5 at $229 pair received critical acclaim in the magazine to that evaluate $80,000 speaker. Brand new Debut 5 Series 2
KLH Albany. $478. In 1957 a new company was started to make speakers. It was called KLH, and they went on to sell as many as 300,000 speakers a year. Henry Kloss was one of the founders and had to do with so many audio video introductions, including giant screen TVs for the home. Now, KLH has been reincarnated by the long time audio executives. These bookshelf models have real Kevlar woofers, acoustic suspension, closed box design and a real walnut veneer cabinet.
SVS Prime Bookshelf $499. SVS is a 20 year old speaker company best known for making subwoofers in the Ohio area. They got new owners, new money, and new blood and have had dramatic growth, becoming a major speaker player. And justify ably so. The quality of parts, the build fit and finish and the musical sound reproduction of these speakers is outstanding. Shown here in beautiful piano gloss black premium finish $599.
Golden Ear Aon Two. $799. Ninty-nine percent of all loudspeakers use a round dome tweeter. A tweeter reproduces high frequencies and must move back and forth ten, twenty or even thirty times per second. It must be lightweight with low inertia to do this. Golden Ear speakers use a different kind of tweeter called the Heil Air Motion Transformer. It ultra light plastic diaphragm can move faster and more accurate to better reproduce sound.