dear what hi fi team, you describe treble plus midrange as sounding weak - did you try different stands ? (heavy metal stands versus light wooden supports russ andrews torlyte), different amplifiers ? cables ? all can influence the sound you hear from a speaker.
I have heard these now, as well has having heard KEF's competing R300 and I have to say that if WhatHiFi felt the top end lacking as suggested in the review this may be down to partnering equiptment or insufficient run-in perhaps?
I found the top end to be expansive and airy with much more emotion than said Kef R300s.
I don't think many standmount speakers compete with the Kef R300s outright attack and bass extension but I'm firmly in the CM5 camp nevertheless.
One way I could describe it is these speakers portray and convey, where the KEF R300s shout and pontificate.
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