Tekton Open Baffle Speakers

I see they have new open baffle speakers with 15 inch woofers that can be pre-ordered for 3000 bucks.  After the pre-order period they will be 7K.

Has anyone heard a prototype of this speaker?  At this price point it's tempting to order and sell if I don't like it.  I have 4 two channel systems and a vibrant stereo kit graveyard.

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Ive heard open baffle speakers are not good for rock/metal? How is the mid bass on most open baffle speakers? 

@mofojo I don't listen to that genre of music.  Anyways, I heard open baffle bass on Emerald Physics CS2s and was just mesmerized.  I listen to jazz 85%, new age 10%, and classical 5%.

Take a look at GRResearch NX Open Baffle Speakers. Great sound, excellent detail at low volumes, and rock as hard as you can stand it. 

So many better speakers out there for the same or less money. If you like loud stuff (not quality) then go for it or buy a pair of cerwin Vega’s. 
if you want some pretty good open baffle speakers, check out underwood hifi EP series. Heard some a few years back at a rmaf show and I remember they were $3000, probably $4000-$5000 now. Of course there is Nola speakers but not sure what you can get these used for but these sounded very good at past audio shows. 

@mofojo, I wouldn’t agree with the opinion that open baffle designs aren’t good for rock/metal. I owned a pair of Spatial Audio open baffles that did rock just fine. You just have to know going in that OBs (generally) don’t do bass. So you’d want to factor in the cost of a pair of quality subs (at least) and more likely a swarm of subs. Most would insist they also be open baffle designs, so you’re either building them yourself, or selecting from a limited field. They also require a room deep enough to pull the speakers at least 4 feet into the room and far enough from any side walls. And the larger rooms required for proper placement necessitates more sub reinforcement and plenty of room treatment. Meaning, you better be single or have a dedicated room. 😀

I wouldn’t dissuade anyone from going in the OB direction, but the price (in this case $7,000) is just the point of entry.