Alterman Audio Has a Wide Array of Compact Loudspeakers That Fit on a Bookshelf and Some That Easily Mount on a Wall
ELAC DEBUT 5.2 $289. Elac is a 90 year old German HiFi company, best known for turntables back in the day. A few years ago, Andrew Jones became head speaker engineer and designer. While Andrew Jones is known for his $80,000 TAD speakers, the Elac Debut 5 at $189 pair received critical acclaim in the magazine to that evaluate $80,000 speaker. Brand new Debut Series 2 just announced with many improvements, which new front mounted port, improved  bass.
New Debut 5.2 Reference. $599.   With  the great suiccess  of  the Debut Andrew Jones has introduced the new Rference Debut. A new cast basket woofer is used in a much better braced cabinet with 6.5 inch woofer. The result more detailed, more  powerful bass. A dual flanged port also improves bass and lowers chafting sounds. A newwaveguide improves dispersion. Black cabinet with grey grille shown, Also white baffle design available.  MORE
SVS Prime Bookshelf $499. SVS is a 20 year old speaker company best known for making subwoofers in the Ohio area. They got new owners, new money, and new blood and have had dramatic growth, becoming a major speaker player. And justify ably so. The quality of parts, the build fit and finish and the musical sound reproduction of these speakers is outstanding. Shown here in beautiful piano gloss black premium finish $599. Ultra Bookshelf $999
Golden Ear Aon Two. $899. Ninty-nine percent of all loudspeakers use a round dome tweeter. A tweeter reproduces high frequencies and must move back and forth ten, twenty or even thirty times per second. It must be lightweight with low inertia to do this. Golden Ear speakers use a different kind of tweeter called the Heil Air Motion Transformer. It ultra light plastic diaphragm can move faster and more accurate to better reproduce sound. Aon Three. $1149