Customer ReviewsStraight talk from our customers
- simply awesome! Charlicia L.
- Great Speakers--Great Price! Robert R.
- Highly recommend Pekka K.
Great sounding speakers with beautiful cherry finish. Speakers were delivered on time and well protected. Assembly and setup was easy. After listening VGT over month I\'m very happy of the natural tone of the sound. Crisp highs, clear mid frequencies with deep bass. Classical music, such as Sibelius Finlandia, is sounding the way composer himself wanted to listen it.
I can hardly wait for the next level of Aperion sound magic that will follow after this masterpiece.
- She can have the house but I get the speakers!!!!! Mark H.
- Verus Grand Tower XD Review Dennis V.
I found that the driver of the sub-wolfer had never been internally connected at the factory and was easily able to resolve the problem and report my findings, but otherwise everything looked and worked perfectly. Thanks for designing and providing such a spectacular listening experience with superior customer service.
- Aperion Grand Verus 5.1 package (incl. Bravus 12d sub-woofer) + Marantz - SR 7005 A/V Receiver RAMAKRISHNA S.
Aperion - thank you very much for building these fantastic speakers.....!!!!!
Ram Sharma - USA
- Bottom line, these are the best purchase I have made in years. Glen Z.
$1528 into the back of my car. I believe they have 2 more sets...
I am a former recording engineer, with a ton of big album credits back in the day, so my concept of good/bad is perhaps a bit more specific than most. My tastes tend toward flat and precise, rather than pretty. I'm the guy obsessing over counting the number of early reflections on a kickdrum, or the ability to hear the studio gate closing on a buzzing guitar track, rather than how big the bottom end is and such (for whatever that is worth).
I set them up in my big live living room next to a pair of B&W CM9s and a set of PSB Synchrony 2s that I have been auditioning, plugged into my Marantz 7005. No Audyssey engaged.
First impressions: these are an absolutely amazing set of speakers. They are very, very flat, and have remarkable detail and imaging. Despite the increased range of the B&W tweeters, the Aperions are far more precise, and have spectacular imaging. Their ability to localize a transient to a point in space, rather than just to a region, is something I have not heard outside a studio control room, at least not to anywhere near this level of precision.
Next to the B&Ws (+$1500), the VGTs had a far more accurate response curve, as verified by my RTA, with none of the cabinet resonances at around 300hz that were so prominent in the B&Ws (one of the least musical frequencies known to mankind). Despite the B&Ws being linear to 22Khz, their imaging was disappointing next to the VGTs, with significantly less precision.
Next to the PSBs (+$2000), the VGTs were almost in a dead heat. The curve, depth of the sound field, and imaging seemed almost identical, however the VGTs had a slightly greater degree of detail despite being a bit less sibilant at around 15k. The VGTs were also somewhat more holographic, and had a better capacity to present a center image than the synchronys.
I put them up against my trusted Meyer HD1s (industry standard powered reference monitors, $8k when still in production), and found that they held their own against these as well. This, I must admit, truly blew my mind.
Unlike virtually every pair of audiophile speakers I have tried, I feel like I may actually be able to mix on these.
Bottom line, these are the best purchase I have made in years.
- Absolutely Stunning Zechariah J.
No matter what I threw at them they always sent me a smooth detailed sound back. Also a small shout out to how these new speakers handle bass frequencies.I was a little worried that I couldn't get some bass authority out of the new speakers compared to the 6T, but with a few tracks played all worries were over.Even though the new VGTs are not rated as low as the 6T, they have a strong bass presence. I would even go so far as to say the VGTs have more control over the bass frequency. Maybe this is due to a more balanced design of a 3 way speaker.
If you do a knock test on the new speaker it's almost completely dead so that you only hear the music not the box.
For all of you reading this, I truly can say you cannot go wrong with this or any of Aperion's speakers. I love their product and find it to be a great value. They have allowed me to have wonderful speakers without breaking the bank. Also customer service is like no other place I have ever dealt with.
Thank you Aperion!
- simply awesome! Joseph B.
the speakers look terrific in the cherry finish, on/above par with anything i was previously comparing (paradigm, psb, golden ear, etc.) and are clearly made with top-notch materials and build-quality. setting the speakers up was a breeze, and i proceeded to let them break-in over the next week or so before i began any critical listening to audition them. was i ever in for a treat!
across a range of musical genres these speakers have impressed me far beyond any expectations i had prior to purchase based on some very nice reviews. the sounds are excellent across the range - clear, crisp highs, excellent mid-range and a quality (not-muddy) bass response. this quality extends all the way from low-volume to significantly louder two-channel listening sessions, with the aperion's sounding fabulous at every step. sound staging and imaging are among the best of the brands i compared and are wonderful match to my gear, listening preferences and room.
i coupled these towers with an aperion verus grand center and am happy to report that the excellence continues from the two-channel domain into home-theater, with a wonderful separation but matched sound quality from left-center-right and back as the action on-screen occurs. the verus grand center in the application is outstanding - wonderfully clear dialogue, again at all volume levels.
overall, i couldn't be happier with the aperion's and believe they represent among the best value in home-audio available today. they have a very high-end look/finish that is every bit the equal (or better than) of the big-name brands (and that other internet-direct brands just don't seem to match), with a sound quality that way, way beyond their modest cost. i have been highly recommending these to my audiophile friends, and while they have yet to take in an audition in my home (that's happening soon), i fully expect them to be completely blown away.
thanks, aperion - the verus grand series (tower, center) are simply awesome.
- DOWN TO EARTH REVIEW Aruba603