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Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 02:58 PM
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Posted By richardyc
Used Thiel speakers have terrible resale value,...

Used Thiel speakers have terrible resale value, not sure why, they just are, usually at least 50% off. good for buyers, bad if you are the seller. you should really wait for a pr of CS3.7 to show...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 07:32 AM
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looks like Crutchfield is no long a Thiel dealer....

looks like Crutchfield is no long a Thiel dealer. I should've gotten the Higherplane 1.2 there when they were $500 off each. I didn't want to spend the $2k+ for 4 of them when I don't even have a...
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2015, 10:19 PM
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Posted By richardyc
so I got my PX05 back from Thiel for about 3...

so I got my PX05 back from Thiel for about 3 weeks, it's time for a quick review. The PX05 integrated the SS1 to my CS3.7s seamlessly and perfectly, and maybe too good that at low volume which I...
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2015, 01:19 PM
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Posted By richardyc
just saw this video on youtube, this guy is...

just saw this video on youtube, this guy is awesome and spot on. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkR5lAl22kk&list=PLg5GiBfn_66GOezWuJ8r6bKTmuConTBIU&index=33
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2015, 11:19 AM
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Posted By richardyc
So I have been using an active crossover to send...

So I have been using an active crossover to send the signal to a Thiel SS1 sub, and I am pretty happy with the result. However, I guess curiosity got the best of me, I bought a used now discontinued...
Forum: Speakers   01-16-2015, 08:11 AM
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Posted By richardyc
or you can call some Thiel dealers around you to...

or you can call some Thiel dealers around you to see if they still have a demo or a new in box pr that they are eager to get rid of. The new Thiel website sucks, they don't have the dealer search...
Forum: Screens   01-15-2015, 08:24 PM
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Posted By richardyc
that's from the movie Speed Racer.

that's from the movie Speed Racer.
Forum: Speakers   01-15-2015, 08:01 AM
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Posted By richardyc
I still can't find any review of the new line of...

I still can't find any review of the new line of speakers debuted at CES, my Google-fu is usually pretty good, is this a case of 'if you don't have something nice to say don't say it at all'? I did...
Forum: Speakers   01-06-2015, 02:36 PM
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Posted By richardyc
Happy New Year JA Fant and everyone else! Anyone...

Happy New Year JA Fant and everyone else! Anyone at the CES2015? Any initial reviews/impressions from anyone of the new line of Thiel speakers yet?
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By richardyc
oh yeah forgot about the TT3, but that is just 2...

oh yeah forgot about the TT3, but that is just 2 bigger woofers and a 4-5" midrange driver above the tweeter for $10k more. hmmm..No thank you!
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2014, 01:15 PM
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Posted By richardyc
The designer is from the school of 'more is...

The designer is from the school of 'more is better'. lol
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2014, 05:28 PM
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Posted By richardyc
the 3 new models that will come out early 2015. ...

the 3 new models that will come out early 2015.


TM3 MSRP $3498/pr
http://soundapproach.com/speakers/bookcase-speakers/thiel-tm3-monitor-speaker-pair-coming-soon.html


TT1 $5798/pair...price...
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2014, 06:37 PM
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Posted By richardyc
got the SS1 and the active crossover today. The...

got the SS1 and the active crossover today. The Auto on feature doesn't seem to work, does it require the trigger cable for it to work?
Forum: Speakers   11-24-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By richardyc
they do at $500 shipped from Crutchfield, a bit...

they do at $500 shipped from Crutchfield, a bit too steep for me, I ain't no 1%er. My local ex-Thiel dealer also has a PX02 demo for sale at ~$250, but it is set up for higherplane. Thiel will...
Forum: Speakers   11-24-2014, 08:37 AM
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Posted By richardyc
So the bass line in the opening scene of Edge of...

So the bass line in the opening scene of Edge of Tomorrowkilled my old Velodyne F1500 the other night, and one thing led to another, Iwon a SS1 on ebay and it is on its way to my house now…I...
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2014, 08:31 PM
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Posted By richardyc
not sure when that happened, CS3.7 is now...

not sure when that happened, CS3.7 is now officially dead, it is in the discontinued models page. :mad:


http://www.thielaudio.com/products/discontinued-models/
Forum: Speakers   10-24-2014, 10:53 AM
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Posted By richardyc
I heard the same distortion with my dealer’s pr...

I heard the same distortion with my dealer’s pr of CS2.7 last May, I thought they were just not totally broken in yet. Maybe Thiel got a bad batch of drivers, as yours would be made around same time...
Forum: Speakers   09-30-2014, 02:07 PM
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Posted By richardyc
Looks like the new management is going after the...

Looks like the new management is going after the 1%ers by placing ads in Worth magazine and will be at the Worth Wealth Summit at Greenwich this weekend giving away Thiel logo golf stuff and Olive...
Forum: Speakers   08-05-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By richardyc
I see bankruptcy or change of ownership within...

I see bankruptcy or change of ownership within the next 5yrs! That's like Tiger Woods saying he has mastered the game of golf, can't improve his game any further, and will now make his living from...
Forum: Speakers   03-30-2014, 09:07 PM
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Posted By richardyc
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by panmanbrooks http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/779926/thiel-audio-owners-thread/930#post_24544007)

Regarding the changes at the...
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2014, 08:45 PM
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Posted By richardyc
I think what they did at the CES was dumb, by...

I think what they did at the CES was dumb, by showing off the TT3 that won't be available until this summer the earliest and publicly stated that will replace the CS3.7. Who would wanna buy a pr...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-12-2014, 11:31 AM
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Posted By richardyc
just read the review of the Yamaha unit in...

just read the review of the Yamaha unit in Stereophile, the reviewer seem to like it. Can't wait to see his review of the Krell Foundation. The million dollar question is 'does the Yamaha sound just...
Forum: Speakers   01-12-2014, 08:22 AM
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Posted By richardyc
I think they can still save the company by...

I think they can still save the company by keeping the existing CS line and call it the Classic line so it won't pissed off the existing Thiel fans, the new ones are the Lifestyle line and have both...
Forum: Speakers   01-09-2014, 10:00 PM
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Posted By richardyc
It will sound nothing like a pr of...

It will sound nothing like a pr of Thiel...probably sound a lot like PSB...The TT3 looks like PSB Synchrony one with a weird white outer shell. My CS3.7 replacement will not be another pr of Thiel,...
Forum: Speakers   01-06-2014, 06:13 PM
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Posted By richardyc
new bookshelf TM3, debut tomorrow at the CES...

new bookshelf TM3, debut tomorrow at the CES 2014.

http://www.cepro.com/article/thiel_audio_tm3_bookshelf_speaker_features_new_design_approach/

Looks like a pair of PCS with the drivers in the...
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