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    Stereophile Follow-Up Review of Revel Salon 2

    Larry Greenhill of Stereophile just did a follow-up review of the Revel Salon 2, eleven years after his original review. To cut to the chase, the Salon 2 remains his reference loudspeaker.

    The Salon 2 has withstood the test of time as well as almost any speakers I can think of. Brilliant design!

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    Re: Stereophile Does Follow-Up Review of Revel Salon 2

    The Salon2/Studio2 speakers, IMHO, are absolutely worth every penny and continue to impress like few speakers can. I wish I had kept my Studio2 for another system. Still one of the best tweeters to my ears.

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    Thank you for posting about the follow up. I’d like to read it.
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    Re: Stereophile Does Follow-Up Review of Revel Salon 2

    Quote Originally Posted by joeinid View Post
    The Salon2/Studio2 speakers, IMHO, are absolutely worth every penny and continue to impress like few speakers can. I wish I had kept my Studio2 for another system. Still one of the best tweeters to my ears.

    Ken,

    Thank you for posting about the follow up. I’d like to read it.
    You’re welcome, Joe. I’ll post the link when it becomes available.

    Ken
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    Re: Stereophile Does Follow-Up Review of Revel Salon 2

    Quote Originally Posted by joeinid View Post
    The Salon2/Studio2 speakers, IMHO, are absolutely worth every penny and continue to impress like few speakers can. I wish I had kept my Studio2 for another system. Still one of the best tweeters to my ears.

    Ken,

    Thank you for posting about the follow up. I’d like to read it.

    Joe, I pay the not very exaggerated amount of 10$ for a Stereophile subscription... per year!
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    Re: Stereophile Does Follow-Up Review of Revel Salon 2

    This follow-up review was in the May issue which was out mid-April, and I recall that the online review was previously posted.

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    Re: Stereophile Does Follow-Up Review of Revel Salon 2

    Quote Originally Posted by audio.bill View Post
    This follow-up review was in the May issue which was out mid-April, and I recall that the online review was previously posted.
    Actually two different reviews by two different individuals. The first review on this link is by Jim Austin and the second review is the one by Larry Greenhill, the original reviewer back in 2008. A lot of love for the Revel Salon 2 from Stereophile!

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    Re: Stereophile Does Follow-Up Review of Revel Salon 2

    +1

    Plus, in 2019, they almost became 'affordable'. One of the very best value-for-money hi-end speakers on the market.
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    Stereophile Does Follow-Up Review of Revel Salon 2

    I loved mine when I owned them. I had the Studio 2ís as well. Only caveat is that they really need subs. Still one of the best tweeters in the game. Like the B&W 800/802/803D3ís, the Salon 2/Studio 2ís are one of the best values in the game - still today.
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    Re: Stereophile Does Follow-Up Review of Revel Salon 2

    I had Salon 2s. A great speaker. Always wondered what the Salon 3s would look and sound like.
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