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Your logic makes sense, but then they need to lessen the price of then Excites to have an entry level speaker. They need to pull people in at a lesser price point because the competition is stiff, I can get a pair of US built Magnepans that sound wonderful in the .7 now or MMGs or 1.7 which are under 2K and sound wonderful. There is a ton of competition out their and they need to compete on the low end and the high end.
I agree with you on lowering the Excite price. While Dyn is at it, get rid of the DM series, and they must be doing that because you can get DMs on the Music Direct. com site which usually peddles closeout products.


Then again, if they kept the Excite price the same and brought Focus like audio quality to it, that would be a game changer too.
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Another pair of 260s FS on Agon. That makes 4 pair!
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Looks like they're in season!

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I agree with you on lowering the Excite price. While Dyn is at it, get rid of the DM series, and they must be doing that because you can get DMs on the Music Direct. com site which usually peddles closeout products.


Then again, if they kept the Excite price the same and brought Focus like audio quality to it, that would be a game changer too.
The way I understood the music direct/Dynaudio partnership was that a) this wasn't the first attempt to bring Dynaudio into their product mix. b) this was dynaudios way to test Internet sales affects with a "dealer" that was Chicago based and they could keep closer tabs on. Last years holiday sale flyer had the DMs and XEOs as the 2 products you could buy online.

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Another pair of 260s FS on Agon. That makes 4 pair!
Do they know something we don't? A impeding new model? All running off to buy MB-2.5s?

The latest walnut pair quotes a new MSRP that is $500 too high.

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At the end of this month I'll be at THE SHOW Newport and I'll be paying close attention to the Dali Rubicon, scansonics, aerial 6t as speakers to keep an eye one down the road.

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At the end of this month I'll be at THE SHOW Newport and I'll be paying close attention to the Dali Rubicon, scansonics, aerial 6t as speakers to keep an eye one down the road.
So there is about to be a fifth pair for sale?
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So there is about to be a fifth pair for sale?
No! Not anytime soon! But I want to know what's out there just in case....

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No! Not anytime soon! But I want to know what's out there just in case....
I'll take that as a maybe then.
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No! Not anytime soon! But I want to know what's out there just in case....
Famous last words...

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Famous last words...
Wife won't go for it right now, and I'm saving up to take her to Hawaii next year for our 10th. A few things I value more then changing speakers... Again.
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At the end of this month I'll be at THE SHOW Newport and I'll be paying close attention to the Dali Rubicon, scansonics, aerial 6t as speakers to keep an eye one down the road.
The Rubicons where nice but still priced too high, we have a dealer near me and we did a shoot out with the Ikon/Rubicon/Zensor and a few others and the new Rubicon ended up going from the top of the list to the bottom, I preferred the Ikon 1 MKII which I did have for awhile then traded up to the Ikon 2 MKII but made the mistake of not measuring them as they were too big for office setup. Then I went with a pair of KEF LS50..Frankly I think the 260 are much better sounding and versatile than the Rubicons. I still do have an inexpensive Zensors in my living room where the kids listen and watch TV, using Zensor 7.
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