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PMC Twenty5i 5.1

PMC IS A brand with professional heritage, something that informs the general styling of its loudspeakers. Cast an eye on its SE series or flagship Fact Fenestria and neither would look out of place in a mixing suite. The Twenty5i range on test here is about as living room as the company gets, but still comes with the promise of studio-grade performance.

Outwardly, these speakers look very similar to their Twenty5 predecessors that launched in 2016. Four years isn't much of a lifespan for a loudspeaker lineup, but PMC has felt an upgrade is warranted, brought about by a trio of new developments. Hence the Twenty5i range.

And really these do look nigh-on identical. The Twenty5.26i floorstander, on front left and right duty in our 5.1 setup, has the same exact height, width and depth dimensions as the Twenty5.26, because it uses the same lean-back cabinet (for improved driver time alignment),

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