Tyler PD 80's
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Many of the designs in the top studios around the world use pro speakers that are active and with 15" woofer(s) for the bass. It is neither a cheap nor an aesthetic approach but if you want to make absolutely no compromises regarding sound quality then it is the best way to go.
Slightly off topic - classical music magazines have, of late, recommended active speakers. I believe Gramaphone did so in a recent issue and BBC Music just did a three speaker recomendation - Epoz in entry level and mid level (price) and AVI for what they termed hi end. This may be a trend. An interesting tie-in with some other recent topics on A'gon in which individuals noted that a roomful of equipment may not be the choice of the future. (Of course the 15 inch woofer models are not small) - The active models not only offer optimal matching of components and reduction in certain types of distortion but also a self contained pair of boxes.