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I'm in a similar boat and unfortunately do not have an answer for you. I am very interested in the Grand Veena's but would like to audition them prior to committing. Much like Emerald Physics 2.3, you can arrange for a 30 day trial with the Grand Veena's, but the shipping back if you elect not to keep either is likely to be a hassle.
Did you ultimately make a choice? How happy are you with your selection?
I know this thread is old but I'd like to add a little into the post from Arj.
The "crossover is a bit eerie". Yes,you can alter the sound,even though we are conditioned to traditionally believe that its best left up to the engineers.
The Behringer has 3 built in crossover slopes and filters. Linkwitz-Riley,Butterworth,Bessel.You can adjust gains,and x'over points lows and highs.
I'm not electronic savyy but you can play around with the crossovers,input levels,etc., and move images front to back in your room, knock down the screeching highs or add more amplitude to the bass. A little daunting for a old audiophool like me but the results from tweaking to suit your environment is very rewarding. i've basically given up using the factory pre-sets from Emerald Physics and adjusted to suit my taste.
Took some time to get it right but ,wow,pretty amazing.
I'd say over 50% of the reason the CS2.3's Sound so damm nice is the direct result of the x'over.
I've had Maggie IIIA, and 1.6's for about 15 or 16 years since 1989 . Then Wilson Benesch ActII's for a fews years, and the Emerald Physics since 2008.
Went to Audition the same brands and others before I upgraded the CS2's to the CS2.3's
They require bi-amping ,some added inexpensive cabling, a larger room,as they are larger speakers.
I listen in both nearfield about 9 feet from speaker or 90 deg room adjust for about 13 feet , both work equally well.
So if you are willing to experiment slightly the results are spectacular. As near a live event as you can get will open in your listening room.