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2) Sonus Faber Lumina II ($1,200/pair)
Known for its striking designs and beautiful wood finishes, Sonus Faber debuted its Lumina line of relatively affordable passive speakers in 2020. The Lumina II, revealed in mid-2021, might be the most appealing model of the bunch—compact enough to fit almost anywhere, but engineered with a robust 6-inch woofer in a carefully tuned enclosure that easily delivers Christian McBride’s deepest tones.