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Forum: Speakers   01-18-2015, 03:56 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
Monitor Audio Gold Series

Monitor Audio Gold Series
Forum: Speakers   01-13-2015, 09:01 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
If these speakers didn't have the superb ribbon...

If these speakers didn't have the superb ribbon tweeters they do, then a lot of Gold and Platinum perspective buyers might be looking elsewhere.

I'm over the moon that they are sticking to their...
Forum: Speakers   01-13-2015, 07:25 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
Here is the only article atm on the new gold...

Here is the only article atm on the new gold line, I'm so excited.

http://www.whathifi.com/news/monitor-audio-launches-new-gold-speaker-range-2015
Forum: Speakers   01-13-2015, 04:02 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
Thanks, that info doesn't appear on the page when...

Thanks, that info doesn't appear on the page when I view it, must be localised.

At least I know the base price now.

Studio 100 is $5200 new a pair here.

If it's 5k a pair U.S for the 95F I...
Forum: Speakers   01-13-2015, 01:36 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
I have been poring over that page for weels and...

I have been poring over that page for weels and can't see prices anywhere on the reference page, the prestige page, or any of the individual speaker pages. I don't know if the pages are localised...
Forum: Speakers   01-12-2015, 10:10 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
Hello all, I'm looking into the Prestige series...

Hello all, I'm looking into the Prestige series and am having trouble finding a dealer that even lists the new series, their eta or pricing.

I live in AUS buy if I can find a U.S site with pricing...
Forum: Speakers   01-04-2015, 11:08 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
Does Monitor Audio have any announcements...

Does Monitor Audio have any announcements tomorrow-9th at CES for a new Gold or Platinum refresh?
Forum: Speakers   12-14-2014, 11:05 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
@Mepstein10 I've been waiting to hear that...

@Mepstein10

I've been waiting to hear that for a long time, I hope it's true.

The benefit of this is that you can grab the various speakers as you have the money without the fear of them being...
Forum: Speakers   11-16-2014, 10:15 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
It specificallt mentions both surrounds and the...

It specificallt mentions both surrounds and the centre but I think it applies to the whole range.
Forum: Speakers   11-16-2014, 10:13 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
Here is one article talking about the crossovers...

Here is one article talking about the crossovers http://www.audioholics.com/tower-speaker-reviews/monitor-silver-lineup

I am going to get the gold series as well. It is just taking longer than...
Forum: Speakers   11-16-2014, 09:14 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
I can't give you a personal account but going...

I can't give you a personal account but going from the bronze to the silver is an extremely expensive incremental increase. Wouldn't you rather get the golds and legitimately say "I made a 10 year+...
Forum: Speakers   11-13-2014, 08:57 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
Yeah I meant RX-V677. I can't say for sure...

Yeah I meant RX-V677.

I can't say for sure what speakers to get as it depends store to store and we pay more here in AUS even with currency conversion.

So pick a website of a hifi store that...
Forum: Speakers   11-13-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10,498
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Posted By dchalfont
Your speaker to receiver ratio is off. You...

Your speaker to receiver ratio is off.

You will get a far better sound out of spending 75% on speakers. Get an rx-v665 and bronze series speakers all round. Maybe even silver depending on what it...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-03-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2,652
Views: 263,143
Posted By dchalfont
I hope so. That movie is one of a kind.

I hope so. That movie is one of a kind.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-02-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,339
Posted By dchalfont
That's not true at all, when 1080p tvs were being...

That's not true at all, when 1080p tvs were being sold it was just prior to blu ray launching. 4k tvs have been sold for a longer period of time before 4k content than 1080p ever was. Also pc...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-02-2014, 05:22 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
Vanilla Sky and Memoirs of a Geisha, neither are...

Vanilla Sky and Memoirs of a Geisha, neither are out in AUS...been waiting a long time.

Oh and Waking Life.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 05:20 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
Oh ok, I'll see if I can do better. *clears...

Oh ok, I'll see if I can do better.

*clears throat*

I'm going to buy a bunch of cheap in wall speakers and spent $1k having them installed so I can enjoy the truly revolutionary experience...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-02-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,339
Posted By dchalfont
Buying a 4k TV in the last 12 months would have...

Buying a 4k TV in the last 12 months would have been like buying a receiver that did DTS MA half way through the DVD era...and years before blu ray.

The crappy panels in them, plus the price...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18,393
Views: 729,354
Posted By dchalfont
'Audiophiles' jumping on this horse$#!+ makes no...

'Audiophiles' jumping on this horse$#!+ makes no sense to me, it's like everyone became bose fans overnight and lost their minds.

*Last 10 years*

"Have speakers at ear level and on axis for the...
Forum: Speakers   11-01-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10,498
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Posted By dchalfont
Any news on a platinum or gold series refesh? ...

Any news on a platinum or gold series refesh?

I worry that after 7 years on from the platinums and 3.5 years after the gx that buying now might lead to massive regret within 12 months...and for a...
Forum: Speakers   10-22-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20,299
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Posted By dchalfont
Gorgeous, great place too. I don't...

Gorgeous, great place too.

I don't understand why they have the tweeter on the mid integrated when they went out of the way to have it separate on the CM6 s2 and CM10 S2.

I get that some people...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-22-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,565
Posted By dchalfont
Many of the early 4k tvs were 24 or 30hz only and...

Many of the early 4k tvs were 24 or 30hz only and many current 4k tvs have limited colour information.

Given that there are little or no 4k blu rays depending on where you are and that current...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   10-22-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By dchalfont
Receiver is Yamaha RX-V3071. Flac compression...

Receiver is Yamaha RX-V3071. Flac compression level 5.

Both the NAS and receiver are DLNA compatible so there shouldn't be any decoding on the NAS side as far as I'm aware.
FMW

I understand...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   10-19-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By dchalfont
Thanks, I will try it

Thanks, I will try it
Forum: Surround Music Formats   10-19-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By dchalfont
I am playing the music from my synology NAS which...

I am playing the music from my synology NAS which is connected to my receiver.

Besides that I had ripped most of my library to WAV using WMP before converting them to flac but had read later that...
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