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Klipsch are a big(ish) company that has not made inroads in our UK market, we only think of them for their old big horn designs, what they now call the heritage range. They have a modern range of speakers not sold here but very popular in Italy, so Marco knows what I am referring to, they are pretty good and much better than the Kef / B&W / Spendor / Harbeth crap foisted on us.
They even do semi omni and a wide range of models. These are the floor standers, they also do bookshelf. http://www.klipsch.com/floor-speakers
On the low end market,probably the most common brand is Indiana Line.
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We've never discussed Klipsch to my knowledge...
That was the only review I could find with a quick look and as AOS has numerous posts regarding the Heresy, so I thought I'd link to it for a giggle as it was a more recent pair. I heard the earlier 'II' ones extensively too back in the day and disliked the shouty screechy sound they can give unless carefully used.
Oh, a pair of Klipschorns I heard in Northampton in the mid noughties sounded absolutely amazing with not advanced amps driving them, but they're huge for most UK domestic rooms...
I have heard the cheaper models too in fairly recent times by the way, but they're still a bit too 'shouty' up top for typical UK domestic consumption we thought at the time. Admittedly not tried with NVA amps though.
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Rega Rs3 - Cost £250 second hand. Equally older model Rega R3 should be cheaper. Sounds excellent and a keeper. Detail and slam, A20 plays to their strengths. Easy to drive. I keep this as my main speaker with NVA.
Q Acoustics 2010i. Was £100 or less on ebay. Very capable speaker. Detailed with a large sound for its size. I use Something Solid SL24 stands with it. Plenty of threads on this forum about how good a combination this speaker is with NVA.
JPW mini monitor. Cost £10 from charity shop. Bags of fun for the price. You can't go wrong. Maybe a bit less detail than Q Acoustics but more boogie. Many air guitar moments. Fun for beer money.