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Size Doesn’t Matter

Small Loudspeakers Kick Out Big Jams

JM Lab Chorus 706S
PSB Alpha B1
Triangle Titus Es

When it comes to loudspeakers, bigger is not always better.

What matters most is the way a speaker conveys the essence of the music being played. Does it project the emotion recorded on the disc, and does it provide enough detail to provide a sense of the performers’ individual styles, timbres and idiosyncrasies so that we can tell one player and instrument from another? And can it do all of this in a way that does not fatigue our ears with too much bass or too much treble?

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