The ProMonitors are designed to be a highly versatile speaker system and allow for tabletop mounting with the included tripod stand. Threaded inserts are on the back and bottom for mounting on stands or onto a wall or ceiling and a keyhole mount is also on the back for mounting flush with a wall. The speakers come boxed and well protected in dense Styrofoam and wrapped to protect their smooth gloss finish. My pair came in black and I paired them with a Wadia 151PowerDAC mini, fed by my computer using a Transparent USB cable.
The first thing that impressed me was how much they reminded me of the much larger Mythos line, sharing the same smooth arced case and recessed, gold plated five way binding posts, though the case of these much smaller speakers was plastic, while the Mythos ST's and STS's that I'm familiar with are aluminum. The grill covers the entire front and top of the speaker itself and is removable.
Sonically these little monitors are quite impressive, offering a smooth and open sound, but what really surprised me was how powerful the bass could be and just how high a volume they could play to. The bass could be a touch boomy when called upon for very deep notes, but I honestly don't expect a little speaker to go to extreme depths, and for my desktop system they offered enough bass to shake the desk. I could see these used as a stereo pair with or without a subwoofer in small to moderate sized rooms or as the basis of a solid home theater, as mains or surrounds. Five of these would run you a mere $1,095 and give an impressive home theater experience in small to moderate sized rooms.