Excerpt: Confidence is a fitting name for these speakers. Everything about them, from the sonic presentation to the distinctive styling and that hefty four-grand price tag, oozes the word. You can hear it in the sound, too. The C1s are quite possibly the most confident-sounding standmounters we've heard. They don't get fazed, no matter how complex the music gets, or how loud they are asked to play.
Pros: Astonishing bass weight for size, superbly refined presentation, precise timing and strong dynamics