A couple of years ago my wife and I decided to go separate ways. Nothing messy, it was a joint decision, we are still friends and today we are actually each other’s closest neighbours. Back then I wanted to keep the house by paying out my former wife, but despite what you may think of my private finance situation (me bragging about 100k equipment and so on) I am certainly not rich. So, my beloved setup had to go to finance the house! My new mission; I needed to find a lot cheaper setup, good enough to live with. After testing a variety of different combinations and not being particularly impressed, I heard that there was a new player in town; Arendal Sound. I had meet the constructor behind Arendal many times, and knew we had the same preferences when it comes to sound, so I decided to give it a try. The price range suited me, they offered a full return of investment if I wasn’t satisfied, so what could possibly go wrong? OK, I know this is a lame way for a sound geek to choose his setup, but keep reading.