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post #61 of 74 Old 08-30-2013, 05:06 PM
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Probably similar to my Energy Encore bookshelf speakers from the 90's. Very clear sounding with nice bass.

3/4" tweeter 5.5" woofer on the Pro 1.5.

Here are some pics are specs for the Pro
http://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/648944296-energy_pro_15_bookshelf_speakers_black_ash_finish_in_mint_condition

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Probably similar to my Energy Encore bookshelf speakers from the 90's. Very clear sounding with nice bass.

3/4" tweeter 5.5" woofer on the Pro 1.5.

Here are some pics are specs for the Pro
http://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/648944296-energy_pro_15_bookshelf_speakers_black_ash_finish_in_mint_condition

how do they compare to speakers from a similar time (at least ones that are in the price range that i am looking at, such as the psb alpha or kef coda 7 or polk rt5-- i know these 3 are not equal but this gives a way of ranking, perhaps)
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I haven't heard any of those speakers so I couldn't tell you. I may have heard the Alphas at one point in my life but I don't remember them. but I'd say for under $100 the Pro 1.5 would be worth it as long as they are in good condition.

It would be tough for anyone to recall the sound of a speaker that was produced 15 years ago or more. Especially a head to head comparison.

If you get a chance to listen to any of these speakers before purchase you should do so. They're all solid brands.

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these are on ebay...

craigslist hasn't been very kind to me in this department. i haven't had trouble buying other things like fridges and desks... but speakers... people don't seem to reply most of the time, and lots of prices are so inflated (i've seen people selling used speakers for more than i can buy them new on amazon)
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The two sets of Pro 1.5's I see on ebay seem to be in very good condition.

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can anyone comment on:

kef q15.2
energy 3.1e
b&w dm303
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local deal for a b&w dm310: $70

i looked @ specs which said power handling is 25-100w

would my 15watt/channel tp30 be able to handle them? i dont need to drive to very loud, just enough for a bedroom


edit: also infinity ref 2000.3 are available for $120. i see them on ebay for $50+s/h

how do they sound? i probably will go and listen only if you guys think its worth listening to at the price of $120. i am not sure if i can get the price down, so i may end up buying the ebay pair
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the Energy 3.1e will be too big for your space. They're almost 20" tall. Not much smaller than the Infinity Reference Three that you said was too big.

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good catch there then! that crosses one off my list... do you know how the infinity reference 2000.3 are?
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Nope, never seen or heard them.

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how about infinity reference one? (ebay so i wont be able to test the sound)
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I've never heard any Infinity reference speakers. I can see this is gonna take you a long time to pull the trigger on a pair of speakers. good luck!

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it would not take that long if people on craigslist responded to me... because then i could actually go and listen... but i've started searching on ebay because i can't seem to get any responses out of most and am getting frustrated. however, my lack of experience has made me want to know more about what i buy so i know i will be satisfied with it

sorry for all the trouble -_-

the guy with the dm310 finally gets back to me a few days later saying they were sold already frown.gif
the guy with the infinity 2000.3 isn't responding to me
all of the speakers that i am interested in locally just haven't been working out
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so i got myself some psb the amazing alpha speakers off of ebay... we'll see how they are once they arrive in the mail! w00t!!
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