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post #31 of 42 Old 07-15-2012, 04:23 PM
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wait I thought it is hard to find Dali Lektor now. A dealer in the USA said they are discontinued in the usa, but available in Europe still I think.
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fwiw, imo allyou would need are 3 chase home theater sho-10's across the front and a nice sub like the hsu vtf-15h and you would be set.if your looking for that hometheater experience this will give it .they arenot the prettiest but if you want goodand loud just my 2 cents

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I looked up Kef and kitsch and it looks like they are the front runners. Can anyone recommend a good dealer of both? I would like to know one that doesn't sell knock offs.

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give them a call or email.
Telephone +1 732 683 23 56
Fax +1 732 683 23 58
Website www.kef.com/us
Email sales@kefamerica.com
if nothing is near you maybe you have to try Cleveland Ohio or other nearby states.
I tried to look up a dealer near pittsburg, but couldn't find anything close.
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wait I thought it is hard to find Dali Lektor now. A dealer in the USA said they are discontinued in the usa, but available in Europe still I think.
Fidelis in Derry NH carries Dali.
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so does hi def lifestyles, but they don't have much lektor stuff anymore. Are you saying this store in nh has a lot of lektor stuff?
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has anyone tried the kef in home demo? I haven't gotten a chance to check out more details about it yet.

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How about PSB T6, C5 and B5? Those are good speakers from what I read and planning to get a set for myself in a few weeks.

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........ How many of you would buy a pair of speakers without listening to them?

Not me. Speaker preference is too personal; what I may love, you may hate.

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Most probably would not however, here's an interesting tidbit.

Klipsch makes the Khorn. It's been around for decades, love it or hate it. (I love it)

PWK set out to replace the Khorn with the Khorn II and take the Khorn back to a 2-way speaker. As he was finishing, he passed on. The Khorn II never made it to bona-fide production.

Enter the Juiblee (which is what he created) mated with the huge K402 horn on top, from their cinema lineup.

Cost is "about" $7,000 for a pair of these to be delivered to your door.

Today, there are about 26 Jubilee owners spread out from across the United States to Australia, Canada, England and Germany. Of these 26 owners, as best I can tell, 16 of them bought them without ever hearing them first. 16 represents 62% of the current owners plunking down $7K or more to buy something they've never heard.

Then again, at least one of them said to me that although he had never heard them, he bought them knowing how much he liked his Khorns and if PWK felt he bested the Khorn then that alone was good enough for him.

I happen to not fall into the 62% because I wasn't familar with the Jubilee at all and happened to hear them at a company open house and decided on that first hearing them that I wanted to get a pair. Consequently, I fall into the "Heard" crowd prior to purchase.
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I would most likely not be as hesitant on buying speakers unheard if I was familiar with the brand. this will be my first higher end speaker purchase and the only brand that I have heard is b&w. I do plan on listing to psb, paradigm, and most likely kef, with their in home trial.

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