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    Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Otello

    The Otello exemplifies Verity Audio’s philosophy. This commanding loudspeaker boasts impressive dynamics and true musicality, qualities for which all Verity Audio loudspeakers are recognized. Like all of Verity Audio’s fine products, Otello offers an outstanding performance for its price point and a remarkable intelligibility level for a speaker its size. Its smooth impedance curve, high-efficiency characteristics and proficiency in listening rooms of all sizes and conditions make it an exceptionally adaptable and versatile product. With an input sensitivity of 93 dB and even, nominal 4-ohm impedance, Otello excels alongside a strikingly wide array of power amplifiers, including single-ended triode designs.

    Efficiency: 93 dB 1W/1m;
    Sublime balance of dynamics, transparency and tonal beauty;
    Refined appearance and industrial design;
    Stable 4-ohm impedance compatible with any amplifier;
    Two isolated cabinets, allowing for superior sound coherence;
    Superb custom-made proprietary midrange and woofer drivers using state-of-the-art technologies;
    Verity’s unique rear woofer configuration provides extreme definition down to the lowest octaves;
    Small size at no loss of performance;
    Gorgeously crafted and finished with exquisite Italian lacquer;
    New MASIS isolation support with adjustable feets.











    MSRP: $17k-$18,645k depending on finish.


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    Big fan of Verity Audio.
    Congrats Mike on a great line of speakers. Verityís new amp and preamp are also very very nice. I had seen them before but got to hear them at the recent Montreal show. Gorgeous!


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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Those are beautiful.
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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Gorgeous! ..... Verity makes some very nice sounding speakers.
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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Quote Originally Posted by tunes View Post
    Big fan of Verity Audio.
    Congrats Mike on a great line of speakers. Verity’s new amp and preamp are also very very nice. I had seen them before but got to hear them at the recent Montreal show. Gorgeous!


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    Thanks Chris, Joe and Buddy. The Verity's easy load presents some nice options. I really feel excited about my speaker options (and I'm done with speakers):

    In the store:
    Magico - best SOTA modern box speakers. Best speaker under $10K.
    Harbeth - best BBC monitor/stand mount speaker
    Verity - efficient floor standers which fill a ~$10k (Finn, Otello) to ~$25k+ (Parsifal Anniversary) gap in my offerings.
    Gryphon - system play with Gryphon electronics

    Out of the box:
    Avantgarde - best horn speakers, high efficiency, dynamic champs
    ?????? coming soon - crazy, wild, fun speaker I've always loved....stay tuned....

    P.S. yes, I'm constantly thinking of this stuff!
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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Very nice Mike! Nice job in looking for the best components at various price points. Also, I know you are always thinking about assembling musical systems, not just selling components.

    Canít wait to hear the Othellos!
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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    It's so nice to see you carry Verity. How do they match with Gryphon? Do you plan on getting the larger speakers they make? The Sarastro's are amazing.

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    Mike, congrats on picking-up Verity. They are truly beautiful speakers in terms sound and finish. I had Parsifals for 15+ years, and they worked really well in various room configurations and with a variety of equipment.

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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Thanks Chris, Joe and Buddy. The Verity's easy load presents some nice options. I really feel excited about my speaker options (and I'm done with speakers):

    In the store:
    Magico - best SOTA modern box speakers. Best speaker under $10K.
    Harbeth - best BBC monitor/stand mount speaker
    Verity - efficient floor standers which fill a ~$10k (Finn, Otello) to ~$25k+ (Parsifal Anniversary) gap in my offerings.
    Gryphon - system play with Gryphon electronics

    Out of the box:
    Avantgarde - best horn speakers, high efficiency, dynamic champs
    ?????? coming soon - crazy, wild, fun speaker I've always loved....stay tuned....

    P.S. yes, I'm constantly thinking of this stuff!
    Congrats Mike! You’ve done a brilliant job of bringing in a diverse selection of terrific sounding speakers at various price points. Your next addition, which I’ve been after you to pick up for awhile, will really round out your speaker line beautifully. I don’t know of another dealer that has such an amazing selection of speakers to audition.

    Best,
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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Always enjoyed the Parsifal back in the day. Beautiful speakers, would like to hear them again.
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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Quote Originally Posted by Alpinist View Post
    Congrats Mike! Youíve done a brilliant job of bringing in a diverse selection of terrific sounding speakers at various price points. Your next addition, which Iíve been after you to pick up for awhile, will really round out your speaker line beautifully. I donít know of another dealer that has such an amazing selection of speakers to audition.

    Best,
    Ken
    Thanks Ken. Itís something I really obsess about - the best - products across a broad spectrum, shown in a proper environment, rather than just the ones that everyone has heard of - B&W, Martin Logan, etc.

    I go to all the shows I can as you know, request demos to hear in my store and ultimately make the decisions around the best products across a broad spectrum of designs.

    I would like one more electronics brand, must be US made, I have enough Euro and Japanese made gear! Considering constellation. Their new stuff is terrific, especially their 1.0 stuff and the series above (Revelation I think itís called). But I just had a big outlay of cash with all the new MSB Dacís, MSB transport, new Chord DACís, Gryphon Pantheons, Magico A3ís, ARC REF 160Mís, Verity speakers, MBL speakers (oops...guess itís out of the bag now), T+A gear, VAC 170iQ integrated, etc. I want some MBL amps (looking at the N15ís), so the other stuff may have to wait.
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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Quote Originally Posted by matt_zak View Post
    It's so nice to see you carry Verity. How do they match with Gryphon? Do you plan on getting the larger speakers they make? The Sarastro's are amazing.
    Thanks Matt. No plans at this time, but I do want the Parsifal Anniversaries to show at some point. I did already sell a pair of Amadis S to a local client (the fellow I sold all the VIVA gear too). Heís going to have a killer setup, especially when his new MSB Premier DAC arrives. Wow. Glad he lives in my neighborhood. Canít wait to hear those babies.
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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Quote Originally Posted by Duke97 View Post
    Mike, congrats on picking-up Verity. They are truly beautiful speakers in terms sound and finish. I had Parsifals for 15+ years, and they worked really well in various room configurations and with a variety of equipment.

    Best,
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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Thanks Matt. No plans at this time, but I do want the Parsifal Anniversaries to show at some point. I did already sell a pair of Amadis S to a local client (the fellow I sold all the VIVA gear too). He’s going to have a killer setup, especially when his new MSB Premier DAC arrives. Wow. Glad he lives in my neighborhood. Can’t wait to hear those babies.
    Looking forward to your impressions of the Amadis S. Should be a very fine sounding set of speakers with his gear.
    Buddy

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    I owned the Leonore. Always liked these in cone speakers. Also easy to set up in smaller rooms

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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Mike : Congrats !
    VA makes stunning speakers.


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    Verity had a superb sound in Munich. When one takes the price point into consideration, they are punching well above their weight.
    Congrstulations Mike, your selection is inspiring and superbly judged.
    All the best!

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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    so pleased to hear this , i miss my verity rienzi and the otello definately on list to try sometime
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    Congrats Mike! Our demo pair arrived today in Stockholm, Sweden. Can't wait to break the box and break them in

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    Quote Originally Posted by Perfect Sense View Post
    Congrats Mike! Our demo pair arrived today in Stockholm, Sweden. Can't wait to break the box and break them in

    / Marcus
    Congrats! Theyíre fantastic. Love their musicality.


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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Mike, have you tried the Verity speakers with all your different electronics? I'd love to hear your thoughts on which ones match the best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt_zak View Post
    Mike, have you tried the Verity speakers with all your different electronics? I'd love to hear your thoughts on which ones match the best.
    Not all, but most. VAC is superb. The little 170i. Luxman is also great. The Gryphon 120 was probably my fave solid state (havenít tried the Diablo 300 yet nor the T+A).


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    The new and very reasonable Ayre EX-8 has really impressed me over here with the new Otellos recently.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Perfect Sense View Post
    The new and very reasonable Ayre EX-8 has really impressed me over here with the new Otellos recently.

    / Marcus, www.perfect-sense.se






    Nice! Another great option.


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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Thanks guys! When we do get back to the states some day I plan on going with a nice solid state integrated. I love the Gryphon sound and it's nice to hear it's a good match. The T+A is also I'm sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt_zak View Post
    Thanks guys! When we do get back to the states some day I plan on going with a nice solid state integrated. I love the Gryphon sound and it's nice to hear it's a good match. The T+A is also I'm sure.
    Matt - come on down for a listen. We can try a variety of amps!


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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Trust me, if we're ever in Florida even for vacation I want to stop by your store. One of the best in the world from what I've seen. I was bummed that the high end store in Dubai has closed. We were there last week and wanted to go there but found out they closed a couple years back.

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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Thanks Chris, Joe and Buddy. The Verity's easy load presents some nice options. I really feel excited about my speaker options (and I'm done with speakers):

    In the store:
    Magico - best SOTA modern box speakers. Best speaker under $10K.
    Harbeth - best BBC monitor/stand mount speaker
    Verity - efficient floor standers which fill a ~$10k (Finn, Otello) to ~$25k+ (Parsifal Anniversary) gap in my offerings.
    Gryphon - system play with Gryphon electronics

    Out of the box:
    Avantgarde - best horn speakers, high efficiency, dynamic champs
    ?????? coming soon - crazy, wild, fun speaker I've always loved....stay tuned....

    P.S. yes, I'm constantly thinking of this stuff!

    Plenty ported speakers turning up lately Mike ...

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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Where are the jumpers located between the monitor and woofer cabinet. On my Reinze's you could have the woofers front or rear facing. The Verity plate is removable. Can you do this with the Otello's and Parsifal's?

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    It doesn’t appear to be a substantial speaker until you see the back photo. Listened to the Otello at Axpona and was mightily impressed. Huge lifelike soundstage, they transport you to the recorded venue.

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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Quote Originally Posted by Alpinist View Post
    It doesn’t appear to be a substantial speaker until you see the back photo.

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    Yes, they're very deceptive.

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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    Great speaker company. Remember auditioning the Parsifal Ovations and they were top notch. Also Verity mates well with tube amps because they typically have linear impedance curve and generally present a benign load to the partnering amp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Not all, but most. VAC is superb. The little 170i. Luxman is also great. The Gryphon 120 was probably my fave solid state (havenít tried the Diablo 300 yet nor the T+A).


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    Agree VAC is superb, should work well with Verity .....

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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    been over a year since this last comment , anyone been using the otello or any other new verity speaker like the new lakme

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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    I love my Otello's. Setup was tricky and took a while to get just right but finally got them dialed in.
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    Re: Verity Audio Otello Speakers

    We (as importers of Verity in Scandinavia) are naturally big supporters of Verity in general and the new Lakmť specifically being a genuine breath of fresh air. This speaker points out a new direction for the brand aiming towards both former followers as well as a new generation that wants a modern look in a reasonably sized package with a lot of flexibility when it comes to placement and positioning.

    Please don't hesitate to ask if you have any specific questions.

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    I enjoyed the speakers while I had them. I made some sales, but they left my client hanging for nearly 6 months and really jerked him around and never delivered. After that, I determined they or their distributor (take your pick) wasnít serious and moved on. As for the customer, he ended up with Avantgarde Duo XDís. Heís very happy now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    I enjoyed the speakers while I had them. I made some sales, but they left my client hanging for nearly 6 months and really jerked him around and never delivered. After that, I determined they or their distributor (take your pick) wasn’t serious and moved on. As for the customer, he ended up with Avantgarde Duo XD’s. He’s very happy now.
    That's too bad Mike. I do know that Verity had challenges to deliver the new and most popular models. Avantgarde is something very different though (needless to say).

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