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I'm looking for some small speakers for my office, 10x15. I'm not in a place where there's much to select from aside from B&W. The Silverline Minuets are great, but whatelse is out there $1000-1500? Of course, I may have to buy without listening. Thanks. Richard
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Quad 12L Active Monitors
Asking $650.00
New Retail $1400.00
Condition 9/10
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Description (Quad 12L Active Monitors)
For Sale: One Pair of Quad 12L Actives in gloss Black

Speakers look and perform flawlessly. Open boxed but never used (as new). Perfect for PC's, IPODS and minimalists setings. Add a CD player and go! Each unit has 60W/40W dual amplifiers.

All originals are included (box, manual, grills). Please buy with confidence, I will warranty (or refund) these myself if you find any faults.

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Amplifier: 60W/40W dual amplifiers
Cone Bass Driver: 6.5
Soft Dome Tweeter: 1
Maximum SPL: 110dB
Frequency Response: (-3dB) 55Hz to 20kHz
Frequency Response: (-10dB) 45Hz to 24kHz
Crossover Frequency: 2.2kHz
Dimensions (H x W x D): 14 x 8 x 12
Weight: 20 lbs
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I'm using JohnBlue JB3's in my office, a room just slightly smaller than yours and I really, really like them. Even though they're a single-driver speaker the bass extension is quite remarkable and the imaging is wonderful.

I'm driving them with a NuForce Icon amp and recently added the NuForce W1 subwoofer, which adds a little more to the range of the bass. It's an exceptionally nice nearfield setup.
Thanks for the info... I'd be using a vintage NAD 7175, is this too much for this little speaker, the JB3?
I don't think the power of the NAD would be a problem with the JB3. I've tried them in my main system and driven them with both a 15 watt Class A tube amp and a 50 watt solid state amp and they sound even better in there than they do in the office. The efficiency is 87 db so they need a little power to sound their best. In fact, I've been thinking about using the NuForce Icon as a DAC and preamp and inserting a more powerful amp into the system to push the JB3's a little harder.
Spendor S3/5 speakers work very well in a room of your size.
pro-ac tablettle III will be good choies.
The Ascend Acoustics Sierra 1 gets really nice reviews and I think can be had at or below your price target -- that would be my choice if you're buying new. Minuets are great too, but you can probably get a pair of used SR17s in your price range that would offer far superior performance. I'd take any of those over B&W at that price point, but that's me. Best of luck.