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post #9391 of 9405 Old 03-11-2015, 08:35 AM
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MadH,

Your room looks terrific and I'll wager the audio is equally as lovely. Many congrats. Now for that HTC center............

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Thanks guys -

Jussst got them moved in so haven't had a chance to really compare them to the Songtowers.

As for the center - yeah, once my Songtowers sell I'll either buy a soundscape c7 or ht center

Edit: the veneer is called Flame Maple, I believe

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Jim's supercharged SongTowers in dyed white oak

Jim wanted an entire home theater build around Supercharged SongTowers. He ordered them, along with a Supercharged SongCenter, a pair of on-wall SongSurround I's and a pair of 12" Rythmik subs.

Jim had a lot of stained white oak in the space these would reside in and wanted to match it. I forgot to take pictures of the sample he sent me, but the match was perfect.

Here are some pictures...



And a close-up...



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Jim Clements review pair of Exotica 3's

After RMAF last October, we were contacted by Jim Clements of Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity www.hometheaterhifi.com. He heard the Exotica 3's at the show and wanted to know if he could review a pair.

Customers always come first. So it took a while to get a pair built for him. But we finally finished them.

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Jim indicated he does thorough reviews and it would take him about 3 months to complete.

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Jim wanted an entire home theater build around Supercharged SongTowers. He ordered them, along with a Supercharged SongCenter, a pair of on-wall SongSurround I's and a pair of 12" Rythmik subs.

Happy listening Jim!

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That's my setup! I hope you enjoy them as much as I have Jim.

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Well it looks like I'm going to be the proud owner of some lightly used ST's (OW tweets) from madhuski. Should have them in under 2 weeks. Can't wait to see/hear what all the fuss is about!

When all else fails - RTFM!

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Well it looks like I'm going to be the proud owner of some lightly used ST's (OW tweets) from madhuski. Should have them in under 2 weeks. Can't wait to see/hear what all the fuss is about!
Congrats! I'm looking forward to your review.
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Congrats! I'm looking forward to your review.
That review won't be coming for a while. There was damage done to one speaker so its been rerouted and is in the good hands of Salk for them to make a repair. Stuff happens! So for now I have one beautiful ST that I've been looking at for a couple of days. I am very impressed with the fit and finish of Salk's speakers. I'm used to seeing $5k and higher speakers with a nice finish - for the price of these speakers they are an outstanding value IMO. That they get such tremendous reviews for their sound quality only adds to the value.

Good things come to those who wait and I'm sure I'll be very happy once the repair is done and sent along to me. The plinths and center speaker arrive on the 25th.

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Jim Salk has posted a video on Youtube where he talks about the story of the SongTower speaker.

An interesting and nicely produced video, IMO.

(Jim's new link is in post #9401)

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Great video, from both a marketing standpoint and from a technical perspective. Bonus: Now I know how to pronounce Seas and Hiquphon!
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SongTower Video

As you can imagine, we get a lot more questions about the SongTowers than any other speaker we build. So we thought we'd try and put a video together that outlines the complete story and addresses many of the questions we are often asked. (Example: Will they work with my receiver?)

I made a few modifications to the video. Unfortunately, you can't "update" a video on YouTube. So the YouTube address has changed. Here is the new one...


Based on the response, we hope to do a few more videos on various topics from time to time.

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Great video, from both a marketing standpoint and from a technical perspective. Bonus: Now I know how to pronounce Seas and Hiquphon!
Well, after the video was posted, someone emailed me to say that Hiquphon is pronounced "High Cue Fon." He told me it was no big deal since everyone seems to pronounce it the way I always have. Can't teach an old dog new tricks, so I'll keep pronouncing it the way I always have.

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I'm unable to open the link. Did you incorporate a segment on the Supercharged SongTowers?
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I'm unable to open the link. Did you incorporate a segment on the Supercharged SongTowers?
Did you click on the video in my post above? The URL changed from the original post about the video. I can't edit that one since it was not my post.

Here is the address again...


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Sorry Jim, I was looking on my phone. The video works fine.

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