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  1. Thread: Just Venting

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    Re: Just Venting

    The bb near me has about 3 employees to a customer on the average day that swarm like seagulls on the beach, so the days of walking around the store to pass time while waiting on my wife are long...
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    Re: Dynaudio Contour 60

    Pics please
  3. Thread: DAC help.....

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    Re: DAC help.....

    I’m using a meridian 200 zone controller. Mqa capability list $1000. No aluminum faceplate, I needed a Mac tablet to integrate it, but that may just be my system. When I compare red book to mqa most...
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    Re: Dynaudio Contour 60 Review Stereo Magazine

    I will agree size can have nothing to do with quality of sound, but in a big room a passive speaker with 2x 9.5" woofers in a large cabinet should offer advantages over a couple 6.5's in a small box?...
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    Re: Leery about upgrading

    I think it's hard for us to accept there's no perfect system so no matter how close we get ours we always want that little bit more, which always comes with some trade off.
  6. Thread: Speakers

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    Re: Speakers

    I emailed revel support asking how much power they recommended for the speakers and I got a 2 word reply. "500 watts" I can say my h360 is rated at 250/425 wpc and it wasn't enough. my listening...
  7. Thread: Speakers

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    Re: Speakers

    As always the speakers sounded like the real thing at the demo and once I got them home, while they did show some pedigree they didn't have the power they needed for the bass they were producing with...
  8. Thread: Speakers

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    Re: Speakers

    I heard Mark levinson powering revel salon 2's in a really well treated room so when I got the speakers home and they sounded nothing like the demo was the difference attributed to me not using ML or...
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    Re: Von Schweikert VR-44 Aktive

    Von Schweikert Audio VR-44 Aktive LoudspeakerRevealing!
    Equipment report

    by Garrett Hongo | Mar 07th, 2013
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    Re: Dynaudio Contour 60

    I've had threads pulled that merely described my latest system impressions. The forum admin on ag does lack consistency in what it does and does not allow.
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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    I went to the avr forum revel thread and begged KV and company for an active version of the salon 2. If I recall correctly the reply was there was too much time invested into perfecting the passive...
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    Re: Paradigm Persona 5F and 7F vs Salon 2s

    I gave the 7f another listen last weekend. Anthem str separates with initially an aim dac. I streamed about 20 songs. I never really got the best from my salons in regards to locking in the bass and...
  13. Re: What are some dymanic driver/non-horn speakers that have that "jump" factor?

    the tweeter and magnet assembly wasn't any bigger than an inch across and maybe 5/8's deep with about a 2-1/2" stem/mount coming off the back and that thing put out!
  14. Re: What are some dymanic driver/non-horn speakers that have that "jump" factor?

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  15. Re: What are some dymanic driver/non-horn speakers that have that "jump" factor?

    Kef R105/3 from 1990, I mention them more to share my definition of jump factor then a recommendation.
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    Re: What was your first high-end component ever?

    RGR model 5 power amp, citation 25 pre, Kef R105/3 speakers(speakers I kept 25 years). I went thru multiple combo's of amps and pre's before finding a Krell kav 300il really pulled the sound together.
  17. Re: What are some dymanic driver/non-horn speakers that have that "jump" factor?

    I had some 93.5 db ef speakers that did have some mid horn color, but drum kits played back on those speakers was really impressive. the dynamics, slam, and presence outweighed their shortcomings and...
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    Re: Focal Sopra No. 3

    Thinking about the sopra 3 to go with my hegel h360, any experience,ya’ll
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    Re: Dynaudio Contour 60

    Makes sense now. Any C60 owners here ever get to listen to the C4? What are the advantages of each speaker, thanks
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    Re: meridian director dac

    Look at the 218. Mqa and a decent hub,pre for M actives.
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    Re: Borresen Acoustics Loudspeakers

    Speed or volume. These days it seems most designers build their floor standers to be coherent and articulate to 80 maybe 60hz expecting the bottom 2 octaves will be handed off to a sub. Thje true...
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    Re: Borresen Acoustics Loudspeakers

    larger footprints and drivers that have larger diameter drivers to push larger amounts of air should be more efficient and be able to play deeper, right?
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    Re: Dynaudio Contour 60

    The krell 400xi is the kav300il with a slightly reshaped volume switch, internals, faceplate, everything else is the same and they lowered the price $1000 when announced. The kav300il cured the ill's...
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    Re: Magico M3 vs Focal....

    maybe the magic is there and it's just time to audition different amps?
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    Re: Do it all speakers

    The last 5 years I’ve bought and resold 7 pairs of highly regarded speakers and home demoed a couple more. At least half of them were praised for their nearly flat output by reviewers so I’m...
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