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i heard the AC L2Ds at my place...in stock form, they are underwhelming in sound but look fantastic...i believe an owner in colorado got a pair of L2SEs which had an improved crossover and an upgraded woofer yet was still not all that impressed with them so he sent them off to Rick Craig of Selah Audio to have the crossover reworked...after receiving them back, he found them to be much more to his liking...
I have the AURUM CANTUS LEISURE 2. I bought them from someone in NY. They sound phenominal. They have a really smooth sound with a sweet midrange. They use a very expensive ribbon tweeter. This ESG ribbon tweeter costs like 300 dollars. They use a 5 inch carbon fiber midbase. They definitely need a sub for bass. I'm using a Velodyne HGS12 sub with them. This combo sound amazing.
Tried them in various set-ups.
The ribbon tweeter is magic. Absolutely magic. But to make it sing like it´s supposed to I would recommend power. Lots. ML 432 was a really good match IMO. The 5" bass driver does make the Hz to make the leap to the tweeter - but it´s by a hair.
You get a good overall job with the two drivers, but I did get the feeling that the speaker was slightly adjusted to play out the most upon the upper mids and the tweeter. Not the most detail, but pleasing. Easy listened and engaging - not much to complain about. Other than that if you put it up for complex music, such as orcestral music, and play loud - you can tell that there is a gap betwen the drivers. Also because of the focus on the upper mids and tweeter, you can´t get much bas out of it. For ex. male vocals can tend to be a bit on the thin side. The 5" bass can´t do major bass outputs and match the tweeters gentle highs all at once. Forget J. Cash for ex.
Upper octaves are world-class IMO. Good stage and imaging. Female vocalists and jazz or other soft music is the match. If you wanna play loud or orcestral/complex music and still aim for good detail you would have to get a sub. Otherwise good speaker that looks great!
Give a listen. Recommended.