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really? were did you hear about the 703s being better that cm10 s2?
All the stereo stores I've went to listen to new 700 series said the 702 s2's and 703 s2's were better sounding speakers and I listen to the cm10 s2 right before the new 700 series came out because I was thinking about buying a pair but ended up waiting for the 700 series because I did not like the bright sound tweeters or the bottom end on the cm10 s2's! I agree with the Dealers, these all new 702's 703's are better sounding speakers than the older cm10 s2's!
just put my order in today for my new 703 s2 in rosenut can't wait!
Have to wait a couple of weeks though as they have been so popular that everyone has sold out in the UK
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I think the 703 s2's sound more the 803 D3's with much less bottom end and 702 s2's sound more like the 800 D3's with much less bottom end! I believe these two all new series that B&W are making right now sounds very much like the.. Best Of Both Worlds!
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I think the 703 s2's sound more the 803 D3's with much less bottom end and 702 s2's sound more like the 800 D3's with much less bottom end! I believe these two all new series that B&W are making right now sounds very much like the.. Best Of Both Worlds!
just go for the 804 D3 and you have the perfect mixture of stile and pure power!
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Stereoplay Magazine did a review last month on the new 702 s2's..they made the Cover!

https://www.facebook.com/stereoplay.magazin

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just put my order in today for my new 703 s2 in rosenut can't wait!
Have to wait a couple of weeks though as they have been so popular that everyone has sold out in the UK
Congrats! Some of the best speakers right now on the market, at any price.
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I think the 703 s2's sound more the 803 D3's with much less bottom end and 702 s2's sound more like the 800 D3's with much less bottom end! I believe these two all new series that B&W are making right now sounds very much like the.. Best Of Both Worlds!
800s are better, is there any doubt? But that's not the point.
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800s are better, is there any doubt? But that's not the point.
I agree!
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Here's the latest review on these 702 s2's!

http://www.soundstageaustralia.com/i...702s2-speakers
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just put my order in today for my new 703 s2 in rosenut can't wait!
Have to wait a couple of weeks though as they have been so popular that everyone has sold out in the UK
Congrats! Some of the best speakers right now on the market, at any price.
How long would you recommend running these speakers in for before i can use them properly?
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How long would you recommend running these speakers in for before i can use them properly?
I find that it takes 200-250 hours to break in most audio components, i.e. cables, electronics, speakers, etc. With the exception being some cartridges, which can take longer.

I've owned five new sets of B&W speakers in the past 5 years and each and every time it took just over 200 hours.

Of course that is if you believe in break-in and if you have the ear to hear it. Many around here don't. Being the pseudo technical forum and all.
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How long would you recommend running these speakers in for before i can use them properly?
I find that it takes 200-250 hours to break in most audio components, i.e. cables, electronics, speakers, etc. With the exception being some cartridges, which can take longer.

I've owned five new sets of B&W speakers in the past 5 years and each and every time it took just over 200 hours.

Of course that is if you believe in break-in and if you have the ear to hear it. Many around here don't. Being the pseudo technical forum and all.
I defently belive in the speaker breaking in period my cm9s2 sounded terrible when i bought them, I even considered sending them back !
But I'm not convinced on other electronics with non moving parts to need running in for them to sound better.
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800s are better, is there any doubt? But that's not the point.
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just put my order in today for my new 703 s2 in rosenut can't wait!
Have to wait a couple of weeks though as they have been so popular that everyone has sold out in the UK
Nice! Very fine Speakers!

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