The Avantone actually is a professional, crappy speaker. I have just one of them. You won't use these monitors as your main speakers. You use them to get an idea of how your mix will translate through a crappy speaker. I bought my Avantone in December 2017, the period that I think most of us are getting sick and tired of the X-mas Jingle bells kind of music. I walked in a shopping street in London. Over the entire length of the street hung a speaker every 80 feet. I suddenly realized "Oh, now I see the purpose of the Avantone speakers!" That is the reason I bought one, just one! Because Avantones in a stereo setup does not make any sense if you ask me.