Excerpt: The uninitiated may find it hard to believe, but £600 for a pair of floorstanding speakers is a fairly meagre amount. You can find the odd set for a similar price or less, but you certainly won't find any that look as immaculate or feel as well engineered as Mordaunt-Short's Aviano 6s. The Aviano 1 s were the first speakers we saw from the company's latest range, and the £200 standmounters set a high standard.
Pros: Stylish, solid build, loads of bass and power, even tonal balance, good attention to detail
Cons: Standmount speakers can better the Aviano 6s in some areas, but only some