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So being the center whore that I am, were there postings of the new Contour Center(s) I may have missed? Will the SCX still be relevant to the new Contours? It seems if you own SCX you may be in luck to save center cash as the tweets will be more aligned?

I hope Dynaudio has a nice center or two planned for the line.

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C30 v SS MB5 and C20 v SS MB 2.5!
No offence SS,but I am guessing Dyn wins that battle...although I have not heard any of the speakers mentioned.Hey when is Cd going to post his review?Must be in love.
I wouldn't so sure about that. I know my XEO are not the new Contour but the more I listen to the 2 speakers I have the more I prefer the SS. I'm considering upgrading to the MB5 or adding something like the C20. I think the C30 is too big for my current room. Not sure 1 is better than the other but I'm sure they are different presentations. Haven't heard those Dyns but I know a couple of people who preferred the SS MB3.5 to the Contour 3.4LE. Take that for what it's worth knowing the new Contour speakers are a different speaker than the LE.
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I wouldn't so sure about that. I know my XEO are not the new Contour but the more I listen to the 2 speakers I have the more I prefer the SS. I'm considering upgrading to the MB5 or adding something like the C20. I think the C30 is too big for my current room. Not sure 1 is better than the other but I'm sure they are different presentations. Haven't heard those Dyns but I know a couple of people who preferred the SS MB3.5 to the Contour 3.4LE. Take that for what it's worth knowing the new Contour speakers are a different speaker than the LE.
You are probably right,it will come down to personal preference/room interaction...both really good speakers I am sure.

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C30 v SS MB5 and C20 v SS MB 2.5!
Yeah John but you have yet to get those MB5 , Get to work man
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I wouldn't so sure about that. I know my XEO are not the new Contour but the more I listen to the 2 speakers I have the more I prefer the SS. I'm considering upgrading to the MB5 or adding something like the C20. I think the C30 is too big for my current room. Not sure 1 is better than the other but I'm sure they are different presentations. Haven't heard those Dyns but I know a couple of people who preferred the SS MB3.5 to the Contour 3.4LE. Take that for what it's worth knowing the new Contour speakers are a different speaker than the LE.
What the hell C 30 to big for your room and you want to go MB5?

How big is the MB5, the C30 are only 45 inches tall with dual 7 inch drivers and the MB5 are 46.5 with 4 4.5 inches drivers.

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Callas would back me up on Focus 260 being 2.5. Not sure if Otto would...


GT 260 was actually 2 way crossover and 340 was 3 way crossover.
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Rick it's great to see and hear from you again. How are those Ref's sounding?

Otto mentioned the C20 and C30 shipping in October with the C60 and C25 shipping in Novemeber
Thanks guys for the hello. Funny thing the KEF are okay. I moved a couple of months ago and with everything going on I've done little yet with calibration and proper set-up. On top of that I think my REL B1 is going out. My mom is 84 and it was time to move her in with me so knowing me and the fact my place isn't huge I decided to do some upgrades to my bedroom set-up as I knew the bedroom might be an escape path.

So I've ignored the killer set-up and upgraded to Sonus Faber Venere monitors and center, Yamaha 1060 4K AVR, Panasonic UHD player and moved out an LCD to my first OLED, 55C6.

Let me tell ya I think my KEF set-up is not situated yet due to the bedroom set-up. I haven't had this much fun in quite awhile. Just like we love a new amp or a new Naim piece (I'm a Simaudio guy ), know you guys are fans here but the best upgrade I've done to date is the OLED. I've always built the snot out of my audio and no room for projection for me so I shoot for a decent display. My audio even with Dynaudio was always a mile ahead of my video. Well now, at $2500 for a 55 it's changed my entire experience. I love it that much...

So now... Grrr I need to look at replacing much in the living room except for speakers. My dying REL, non 4K pre pro and Oppo is OBS and of course my 70 Elite display needs to go for a 65 OLED. It's just a never ending money pit

So my KEFs have been a bit neglected with the move and bedroom escape route. Funny what a new bedroom display has done along with the other bedroom goodies.

By the way, SF has really grown on me. I at times wonder how Venere S and Olympica Center would fare in place of the KEF.

A display has given new found love over audio which is strange but I do think I'm more HT centric than a lot of you guys. I'm blu-ray concerts over the best of streaming audio.

I can't believe a bedroom display gives me such a woody but OLED is frigging awesome and in turn all of the other gear including the SF speakers are surpassing my living room experience. 4K is legit.

Back to Dynaudio!

Looking forward to hearing all about your new Contours! Tick Tick getting close!

Rick

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Thanks guys for the hello. Funny thing the REF are okay. I move a couple of months ago and with everything going on I've done little yet with calibration and proper set-up. On top of that I think my REL B1 is going out. My mom is 84 and it was time to move her in with me so knowing me and the fact my place isn't huge I decided to do some upgrades to my bedroom set-up as I knew the bedroom might be an escape path.

So I've ignored the killer set-up and upgraded to Sonus Faber Venere monitors and center, Yamaha 1060 4K AVR, Panasonic UHD player and moved out an LCD to my first OLED, 55C6.

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So now... Grrr I need to look at replacing much in the living room except for speakers. My dying REL, non 4K pre pro and Oppo is OBS and of course my 70 Elite display needs to go for a 65 OLED. It's just a never ending money pit

So my KEFs have been a bit neglected. Funny what a new bedroom display has done along with the other bedroom goodies.

By the way, SF has really grown on me. I at times wonder how Venere S and Olypica Center would fare in place of the KEF.

A display has given new found love over audio which is strange but I do think I'm more HT centric than a lot of you guys.

I need to my living room back to awesome. It's been neglected .
I can't believe a bedroom display gives me such a woody but OLED is frigging awesome.

Looking forward to hearing all about your new Contours! Tick Tick getting close!

Rick
Rick,I am still slumming it with a Panasonic 3D plasma,I have been waiting for things to settle with the 4K tv's.I recall you saying you are a fan of the blueray concerts,me too...and like you I have been neglecting that set-up for a while,so I can build up the 2 channel rig.The xd 600's are not even calibrated properly yet in their new home in home theater,maybe this weekend.

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So being the center whore that I am, were there postings of the new Contour Center(s) I may have missed? Will the SCX still be relevant to the new Contours? It seems if you own SCX you may be in luck to save center cash as the tweets will be more aligned?

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There is a new center, Contour 25. Drivers identical to Contour 30. I believe there are no photos of the finished product yet. The driver alignment was changed slightly compared to the renderings that were shown in May. The tweeter is moved up, to have the woofers closer together.
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GT 260 was actually 2 way crossover and 340 was 3 way crossover.

Where are you pulling this information? I've always been under the assumption the 260 was a 2.5 way as well.

Even though the C30 is listed as a 2.5 way, it still only lists one crossover point and not the low pass on the second woofer.
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Confidential :-) But also wouldn't say much, as we had several more engineers working on it than we've had before. 10 years in development might sound impressive, but if it was one guy doing it as a side project, not so much. The Contour project has clocked a LOT of engineering hours.
Hehe, that's what I figured. I didn't really want to know how many Engineering hours were put into it (I'm thinking 5 - 600k), mainly just how long it takes to go from concept to final production product. I know in the automotive world that I work in it can be anywhere from a couple months to years depending on what we are doing.
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