What stereo(s) do you listen to? What do you want?

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Artisan Fan, Feb 11, 2008.

  1. idfnl

    idfnl Senior member

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    The Kef LS50 (not wireless) is the only recent speaker I would consider owning. Granted, I haven't heard a ton of new stuff.
     


  2. Artisan Fan

    Artisan Fan Suitsupply-sider

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    I prefer ELAC at the $2K range. Wait a month or two for the ELAC Adante monitor to come out. The designer Andrew Jones was trained at KEF by Laurie Fincham but has evolved past their designs imho.
     


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    The new Totem Sky is also very nice
     


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    Medwed Senior member

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    I had my first bi-amping epiphany today. I never believed it is useful to do with just two dumb power amps. I was bored today and connected two integrated amps with tone controls to my speakers. I let Ayre run my treble and then vintage Marantz to run my mids and bass. I adjusted tone controls for more bass, adjusted balance since LP was playing uneven in volume. I was shocked how much more decent bass I have extracted from my speakers that were always light in that department. The difference is HUGE. So if you want to play around with bi-amping try two integrated amps with at least VOLUME control, so that you can adjust the sound for the type of music you are playing. My speakers came alive after 8 years for the first time. I listened to some classic jazz and Leonard Cohen, it sounded so, so good.... I am going to do the same to Wilsons when my Luxman returns from recap service.
     


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    Medwed Senior member

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    Was flipping through Rolling Stones booklet that came with reissue and saw this product placement: Ha ha, Pioneer paid for all the boose and coke. I found CS700 for 160 Eur on local classified and bought them. Marketing works.
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