Plus all the components have been drastically reduced in size. The subwoofer is now powered by an 8” driver; the satellites by a 3” driver; and the center by dual 3” drivers. Plus the elegant finish was thrown out for a more conventional look. The downgrades all allow for a major downgrade in price. The unit does however include advanced shielding options like fuse protection, magnetic shielding, and proprietary waveguides.