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RE: Dunlavy Aletha vs SC-V

I have and love the athena/aletha's, but I've never heard the SC5, so my opinion is useless.

Here it states that essentially they sound the same except for bass reproduction.
Text by "HogPilot" copied from link below:

"I own one pair each of SC-I A/Vs, SC-IIa's, SC-III's, and SC-IV's, and one of the many positive things I can say about Dunlavys is that they all sound EXACTLY the same (unforgivingly accurate and neutral), except the larger they get, the deeper the bass that they reproduce. My SC-IV's probably get down around 30 Hz in my listening room, but the extra bass of the SC-V's would obviously be nice if you have the coin.

There is a major price jump when going from the SC-IV or SC-IVa's to the SC-V, but since they're only available used they're still a steal. SC-V's and SC-VI's are also behemoths - so they're a pain in the arse and pocketbook to ship - and they're very hard to come by. Personally I think you'd do better with a set of SC-III's with a standalone sub - a pair of Athenas/Alethas or SC-IV.a's will reach down to the low 20's if you're looking for a 2.0 channel setup. Regardless, IMHO you won't find a more accurate speaker with such pinpoint imaging that is just pleasant and easy to listen to for any amount of money. John Dunlavy was one hell of an engineer, and his passion for making great speakers shows when listening to them."

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