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Yes, I sold a pair of Marten Designs "Dukes"(which cost 5k) to get these and couldn't be more pleased.
I've spent the last 3 years looking for a pair of two-ways that were good enough for audio mastering and these out performed speakers costing four times as much. The only mini-monitor I've ever heard best the Rio is the Eos.
I liked the line and designer so much, I've become a retailer.
IMHO, the Rio is one of the best values on the planet.
I have always been intrigued by the GMA products and the reviews, then I go to their website and look at them and I just cannot get past their looks. They have to be one of the ugliest speakers in all of high end. I wish I was not so shallow, but I cannot buy a pair of speakers I detest looking at. Just my opinion.
Like Kory above, I also sell 'em so I obviously like the way they sound and I even like the looks (I guess there's no accounting for taste).
Regarding the web site, I have'nt found many audio manufacturers sites that are more thorough and informative. Each speaker model includes a full design brief and detailed specifications. Check out the 'library' link for a history of speakers, acoustics considerations and other useful info. You may not like the look and navigation of this site, but there's a lot of content.
Julian - Departure Audio