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    Re: Magico M2 Review

    https://www.stereophile.com/content/...m2-loudspeaker


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    Re: Magico M2 Review

    The M2 was reviewed in the latest issue of HIFICritic and ended up with an Audio Excellence rating. The rating was earned only after the reviewer placed a calibrated piece of carpet under the Mpods to achieve a good speaker to floor integration…...

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    Quote Originally Posted by soastrup View Post
    The M2 was reviewed in the latest issue of HIFICritic and ended up with an Audio Excellence rating. The rating was earned only after the reviewer placed a calibrated piece of carpet under the Mpods to achieve a good speaker to floor integration…...
    There is always something new. What is a “calibrated piece of carpet”?
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    There is always something new. What is a “calibrated piece of carpet”?
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    Re: Magico M2 Review

    Apparently adding a piece of "short pile, heavy duty, office grade wool carpet (woven hessian backing)" made all the difference. Go figure.

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    Re: Magico M2 Review

    Calibrated Carpet Watch out putting the word "calibrated" in front of "carpet" it will cost someone an extra $25 per square foot in the Audiophile world. And don't get me started about Calibrated Capacitor Carpeting for your amps.
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    Re: Magico M2 Review

    Quote Originally Posted by BlueFox View Post
    There is always something new. What is a “calibrated piece of carpet”?
    I sense an opportunity....just price it high enough and it'll sell.
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