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post #8221 of 8226 Old 02-08-2016, 07:44 PM
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I can count myself as one who was "dead sure" I couldn't have screwed up the wiring on the back of my receiver when I installed the new one.

But I did, and Audyssey found it.

I doubted the finding at first and carefully checked everything again. Sure enough, it was ME.

System includes KEF R500 floor standing, R200C center, R100 surrounds, SVS SB1000 subwoofer, NAD T758 receiver, Bluesound Vault, Sony BDP-S480 BlueRay player, Samsung UN55JU6500F 4K LED TV, KEF M500 headphones, Sony CDP-CE500 CD changer, MCS System cassette deck, AudioTechnica LP260 turntable. The last 3 items are dust collectors but will work if asked.
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If still looking at those, the KEF Direct website has Q500 on special for $399.99 each (799.98 a pair) and they are NEW (not open box B-stock), plus your choice of the 4 different finishes.

Thanks... And just found out AC4L.com has open box Q700 on sale for $449 each; sounds like a bargain
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Thanks... And just found out AC4L.com has open box Q700 on sale for $449 each; sounds like a bargain
Yup! I saw that too and it is a great deal. Which finish interests you and do they have it?

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I think they only have the black finish; I tend to prefer rosewood or walnut


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I'm looking for a pair of KHT 9000 wall mounts / brackets. Anyone having them laying around and willing to sell them?


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No polar plots yet, but Ci200rr's are installed.

Substituted Triad Gold L/R's with my Kef Ci200rr boxes and had a listen.............was shocked by how close timbre matched with Gold center. Used Dolby Atmos CD along with sampling Atmo movie clips...........sorry, no REW measurements.

Obviously, Kef's have much broader dispersion but don't have the bottom end of Gold's........other than that, not much Timbre issue. I did calibrate Kef L/R's using XT32 before sitting down and having a listen.


Using SPL meter, 60 degrees off center axis produced -3 db's 9-10 ft from speaker....................wide dispersion specs after several discussions with Kef tech were close to spot on.









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Backer boxes were built to KEF's max spec for volume ie 0.71 cf..........lined with acoustic foam and 1/4 lb of acoustic stuffing. Each speaker has F3 rolling off according to REW measurements close to 60 Hz.

Hope this helps............................these KEF's produce a wide, HUGE sound field and are worth considering for Atmos duties...........they sound fantastic!
Where can I buy backer boxes like that?
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