From Theos to Montis, goodbye Magnepans.

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So the quest led me here, Audio Physic Avanti III, simply one of the best speakers I have ever heard at any price. After much research and reading a bunch of reviews I finally decided on these. I could not write a better review or agree with Michael Fremer of Stereophile more, pretty much everything he says is spot on.
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The Theos image and sound stage is better and they are non-fatiguing. The Montis could bring out a bit more detail at the cost of being too bright sometimes. I don't know if it was my room but the magic the Theos possess was just not present in the Montis. I bought them used and it's hard to imagine the previous owner not even listening to them enough to break them in but I have seen it before. I have read a few other reviews that preferred the Theos over Montis, it's nice to know that I'm not alone. Maybe my room just isn't big enough to accommodate the Montis, I could not get the new Magnepan's to sound good either so I took those back as well so the quest goes on.
Definitely going to say the Theos is a great speaker. I loved mine for the 5+ years i had them. However I found the Montis to be everything the Theos was and more. Got to admit thats the best part of this hobby, everyone's tastes are different.