psb synch and paradigm signature sound very similar to me, perhaps a function of their both being canucks who (i believe) share the government-sponsored r&d. i think of the psb as being very transparent, detailed, nuetral and, above all, balanced--driver integration is just about perfect. the psb imagine sound like 90% of a synch; still a very credible speaker. the paradigm are perhaps a little bit more forward and bright/colored; a bit more overall oomph. i don't know the revel f208, but i own or have owned the f50 and f32, which are both great speakers--very airy transparent highs, also well balanced; midrange is less forward than the paradigm and bass is tight, though perhaps not as deep. very "elegant" and refined sounding; not the first choice for reggae or heavy metal. soundstage width is enormous--they sound great from just about anywhere.
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