I don't know about the 5, but the Storm III would be as good as the Strata III for N805s. I had the pair at home for a long-term test, as well as N804s, N803s and N802s, and the Storm even benefited the last one especially on soundstaging, believe it or not. I found that using spikes tightened the sound a bit, if that is what you like, but with or without them it is a musical sub and easy to blend. I liked it so much it is the only component I kept when I sold my system, and I intend to use it with ATC SCM12s or Paradigm S2s in a couple of months.
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Sumiko seems to charge a huge markup for importing RELs. Frankly the price of new REL subwoofers is not competitive here in the US. I own a Strata3 which I bought used for $800, and for the price I'm very happy.
Other people have recommended ACI for home-grown subwoofers. They make a titan sub which is apparently pretty good, though cannot cross over as low as a REL (Though I doubt that would be a problem crossing with 805s, since they're pretty small speakers).
REL also makes the Rega vulcan ... perhaps that will still be imported.
I have also heard good comments about the Ruark Log-Rhythm subwoofer.
Lastly ATC makes an active sub, but I don't know if it's available in the US. And so do Linn. Their sizmik is quite well reviewed, but, again quite expensive.
You could also check MJ Acoustics, a British competitor of REL. They make similar subwoofers including the speaker-level connection and have good reviews. Their website is here and their US distributor is Technote America Inc., 813-630-5003.
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