There's a restaurant in Florence, a few streets from the river, hidden away next to a book shop. There's no parking, even for the omnipresent scooters, only pedestrian access. Walking in, it doesn't seem to be too flashy a place. I'd been referred here by a local guide, and it was definitely a restaurant, only somehow... more like a dining room with a couple of extra tables and chairs crammed in. I took the plunge and took a table, joined by a brave cadre of friends, none of whom spoke a drop of Italian.
Almost three hours later, we were in a state of food-induced bliss. We had each had a Florentine steak, notable for being uniquely non-beefy, accompanied by some fantastic wine, some fresh white beans in olive oil and the kind of loud and unbridled conversation which being on the other side of the world seems to draw out. It was a great sensation and incredibly rewarding, all simply because we suspended our judgement until after tasting.
Indeed, the world is full of wonderful flavours. When someone can create a flavour so universally desirable that people will cross to the unknown part of town, abandon the safety net of their own language and commit to it sight unseen, the resultant praise echoes far and wide. The PSB Imagine T2s are a pair of speakers which fit that description.
The T2s have a smooth sound, free of overly-dominant bass or treble, instead revealing equally all parts of the recording. Housed in sleek, slim and curvy, sexy cabinets are the stunningly clear tweeter, high-mounted midrange driver and three bass drivers, ensuring a command of sound pressure to suit rooms virtually any size. The dispersion is amazing, with off-axis performance that even the fatter modern floorstanders struggle to match.
We've got just one pair of these beauties available for a very, very quick flash sale, so if you're considering a pair of speakers around this price point, this one-off special is unlikely to ever be repeated.