Review: Gallo Acoustics Nucleus Micro Speaker
I was shopping around for a compact pair of speakers
with good sound. Size and look were important to me as my
living room is not that big, about 12x15. Still, I didn't
want to sacrifice sound quality. There were quite a few choices
for good sound only, but choice was very tight when I count for
size and aesthetics.
Then, I encountered Gallo Micros. After reading through all
the reviews, pros and cons, I decided to give it a try. Their
ball shape was very pleasing to eyes and the really compact
size was perfect fit in my room. I coupled'em with a Pinnacle
Baby Boomer subwoofer, because it can cover up to 150Hz and
Gallo Micros can go only as low as 120Hz.
Initially, I doubt how these small balls can make a full range
sound. When turned on, these boys blew up my doubts. The highs
sounded crystal clear and crisp, the mids sounded rich and pure.
Of course, the base was well blended into the Baby Boomer and
I was very happy to listen to these speakers. It's been about
fortnight now to own these speakers, and I find myself lisetning
to music much more than before. I tried different types of
music, classic, jazz, and rock'n roll, they all sounded great.
Especially, female vocals sound very pleasing. I also tried
movies and they handled Home Theater very well as well.
These speakers "require" a good sub as they are designed to produce
only down to 120Hz on the low side. I personally think Pinnacle
Baby Boomer is a very good match. Also, do NOT use the speaker
cables that come with these speakers. I didn't believe it until
I tried myself, cable DOES make difference with these speakers.
When I switched to Monster cable, the already good sound got
much more rich and had wider sound stage.
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Gallo Micros to those who are
looking for good-sounding speakers without taking up living
space. These speakers, when coupled with a good sub and a decent
cable, not only sound awesome but also add a touch of aesthetics
to the living space.
Pinnacle Baby Boomer Digital Subwoofer
Bose Acoustimas, JBL, Solid TEAM,
Polk Audio, Cambridge Soundworks