I have owned versions of Quads, MG, M-L’s, and ET’s, but only the MG1.6's and Quads in recent times...all were very good speakers. Regarding the ET's, I think that all of the advantages that current electronics and cables can make in a system verses what I used 10 years ago effect what my recollections are. I owned a pair of the LFT-IV's and the LFT-VI's in the late 80’s and early 90’s, and I still can't recall hearing a faster speaker than either of these two. In a decent size room, they throw a huge soundstage and produce a deep and very fast bottom-end. These speakers “let go of the notes”! I do recall wishing for better upper extension, but that could have also been related to electronics/cabling. Both models were power hungry and I used several amps with them: first, a Counterpoint 220, and later, an Audio Research D-240. I tried an ARC D115 with them, but it really couldn’t drive them. I ordered my LFT-VI’s with Audio-Quest Clear wiring, which I provided, which made a nice improvement over the stock units. I also got a nice improvement on the top-end through bypassing the factory capacitors with .68, .33, and .01mf WonderCaps. That said, I do not know what the current market is for used ET’s, but that may be important to consider if you decide to try them. I hope you can arrange to audition a pair. Good Luck!
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