I owned your speakers (the Rogers) from the late 70's through the mid 80's (I do regret selling them) but now am happy with a pair of Renaud Twins, which retail for a little more than half of your stated budget. They are exceedingly musical. Had I wanted to spend more money, I would have gone with Silverline SR17's (I think that is the model number, it's the one with the angled sides like a cathedral ceiling). They are very reasonable when purchased used and are generally sold well within your budget. Both of these models struck me as being "musical", more so, IMO, than the many other mini monitors that I auditioned and they also perform well with most types of music (they are easy to push as well). But as with all things in this hobby, it is really up to your personal taste. There are other small British speakers that I have heard good things about but that I have not auditioned. The one that comes to mind is a small Harbeth model that PaulW at this site owns. The thing that struck me most about the Rogers "was" their musicality and I think that you may want to search along these lines instead of super Hi-fi models that kill at imaging, detail, etc. This is the path that I chose anyway as I listen for hours on end. Good luck.
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