Gershman Acoustics Avant Garde RX-20 Floorstanding Speakers

4.88/5 (26 Reviews) MSRP : $4000.00


Product Description

Time-coherent, 3-way, floorstanding loudspeaker


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Mike a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: September 25, 2015

Bottom Line:   
I have owned my pair for many years and have never thought of replacing them. I drive them with VTL MB 250s. This combination makes the speakers virtually invisible, liquid and smooth.Try them with VTLs and you will never need to buy anything else.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   1998



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by owenls2000@yahoo.com a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: April 13, 2009

Bottom Line:   
There are, in the world of high end audio, some products which are just special. These avant gard is one of them. The are very very musical and able to connect emotionally with the listener. The are voiced using a variety of music and they reflect it. They are at home with chamber music as with rock. They are beautifully made and finished and they take up very little space. But, they produce bass that is absolutely terrific. Although small, I have them in a large (16x28) room with no problem. They do require power, even though the specs don't really reflect this. They sounded great with the 50 watt Naim, but it was not enough. This is a speaker that fits beautifully in any decor and sounds terrific on all types of music. Really special.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

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Product model year:   2006



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Maprik a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: January 11, 2009

Bottom Line:   
The RX-20s are truly amazing speakers. They are so diminutive, tiny floorstanders, and yet they produce such tight prodigeous bass it is shocking. This speaker will give as good as it gets. With top notch equipment the Avante Gardes will show exactly why the upstream equipment costs as much as it does. My mid/high-end Jeff Rowland Concentra MkI integrated (100w/channel) is a perfect match. I can't help but be drawn into the recording every time. The Avante Gardes can be the last speakers you will ever need to own. They are that good.

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2005

Price Paid:    $2200.00

Purchased At:   Audiogon



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jbailey a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: October 5, 2005

Bottom Line:   
I love'em, just love'em. They look great and they sound as good as they look. Purchased based upon reviews at this site. Am very pleased. They exceeded my expectations.

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Used product for:   1 to 3 months

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2003

Price Paid:    $2400.00

Purchased At:   Audiogon



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by yroc1 a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: December 22, 2004

Bottom Line:   
Those speakers were bought in replacement of Martin Logan Aerius i.They require space around them (±3/4 ft.)and will give you lot of satisfaction.Mine were put on stands (6");it helps for the level of the soundstage.

I have the black piano gloss finish;very high WAF!!!

They need high current;I am diving them with a Threshold T-400 ( 150 w X 2,in pure class A ).They are as fast and detailed as the Aerius with more flesh in the sound;no sub is required.

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2003

Purchased At:   used




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