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Forum: Speakers   11-14-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Can someone tell me a bit about the Dipole...

Can someone tell me a bit about the Dipole surrounds from the R line-R800ds? How are these? Are they supposed to stand mount? I was going to use my Dynaudio Focus 110 as surrounds for now as I...
Forum: Speakers   11-14-2014, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
I have not got a chance to hear the R series so...

I have not got a chance to hear the R series so no comment but I do know I selected the Reference line over many other brands after extensive auditioning. The sound was phenominal and I believe is...
Forum: Speakers   11-11-2014, 07:54 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Hey and nice choice of speaker! I have owned...

Hey and nice choice of speaker! I have owned similar speakers you are asking about and many here know my thoughts on this. I have not owned the 210 but I owned the original 200c with the original...
Forum: Speakers   11-11-2014, 12:41 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Not sure if anyone else but me has ordered the...

Not sure if anyone else but me has ordered the latest KEF Reference series yet or is interested but I received confirmation date from dealer/KEF yesterday and we are looking at last week or so in...
Forum: Speakers   11-08-2014, 10:34 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Have fun- going to miss you by a week. I travel...

Have fun- going to miss you by a week. I travel to Schaumburg on business week after next. I work for Motorola Solutions and going to see the mother-ship in Schaumburg. I have wanted to go see Tyler...
Forum: Speakers   11-07-2014, 11:07 AM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Agree 100%. This hobby can get insane. I hope I...

Agree 100%. This hobby can get insane. I hope I am done again for quite awhile. My only focus now after these speakers is computer audio. It really is my final frontier and something that has...
Forum: Speakers   11-04-2014, 08:52 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Hi, a couple of day delay sorry. Sure, or we can...

Hi, a couple of day delay sorry. Sure, or we can talk via PM. Sound of course is subjective. I have been with Dynaudio since my move from ID quite a number of years ago. I do think Dynaudio is one of...
Forum: Speakers   11-03-2014, 06:27 AM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Thanks guys- it sounds pretty straight forward. I...

Thanks guys- it sounds pretty straight forward. I will look into the mac mini and sort of take it from there.


Have a good week..


Rick
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2014, 08:20 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Hey thanks and funny I was just on Music Direct...

Hey thanks and funny I was just on Music Direct reading about the NAD M50 and vault when you posted this. So you didn't like the NAD or was it the Marantz? I am sure someone will say you can do the...
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2014, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Guys, Now that we are back on track...

Guys,


Now that we are back on track again may I ask a few non-speaker questions please? I need layman advice here please :p


I bought five new CDs this past week. I am still living in a...
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2014, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Exactly GT. I had said the same thing last night...

Exactly GT. I had said the same thing last night but edited it out. I do believe the C1 was the target with the KEF 1. Many similarities there. Both a great choice. Let your own ears decide.


Rick
Forum: Speakers   11-01-2014, 10:22 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
yeah sure Callas. I am new to all KEF. What I...

yeah sure Callas. I am new to all KEF. What I think and what is confirmed in opinion by a number of folks is a lot of technology from Blade 1 was passed down. I heard them today and Jesus Christ they...
Forum: Speakers   11-01-2014, 09:25 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
The Reference 1 is $7500 and dedicated stands $1k...

The Reference 1 is $7500 and dedicated stands $1k (stands are a small bit cheaper than Dynaudio). So at $8500. The Ref 4 center is $7500. Both are right on par with Confidence.

Sound is...
Forum: Speakers   11-01-2014, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Hey Guys, I am new to the KEF family as of today....

Hey Guys, I am new to the KEF family as of today. Honestly I have very little listening experience with KEF. That changed today. Below is a post from the Dynaudio thread were I posted and where most...
Forum: Speakers   11-01-2014, 05:39 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Guys I really had a lot of fun today. Really was...

Guys I really had a lot of fun today. Really was to nice to hear quite a number of brands I am not familiar with..


It came down to two for me. Dynaudio C1 and KEF Reference. When all was said...
Forum: Speakers   11-01-2014, 04:40 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Had a blast this morning and afternoon at...

Had a blast this morning and afternoon at auditions...


Ding Ding Ding we have a winner :eek:


New Left/Center/Right ordered :D


Yippee!!
Forum: Speakers   10-31-2014, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Your a funny guy. I know how it all comes...

Your a funny guy. I know how it all comes together left/center/right. If you think the "small" C1s and a sub and the Confidence center cannot be better than a another family of towers down the...
Forum: Speakers   10-31-2014, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
I know how to audition dude and what questions to...

I know how to audition dude and what questions to ask. And I can do both. Floor standers are not off the list either but I have a budget either/or will need to fall into that budget.
I would say my...
Forum: Speakers   10-31-2014, 05:55 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Dynaudio Confidence is my benchmark. It was...

Dynaudio Confidence is my benchmark. It was amazing. Blu-Ray concerts off the charts. And you know, the smallest things like Monday night football and Grudens voice pumping thru. I know it is such a...
Forum: Speakers   10-31-2014, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Hi- you must be in the Bay Area? I listened to...

Hi- you must be in the Bay Area? I listened to those same speakers yesterday. 30% will be a stretch I think.


You listened to more than one song on these didn't you? The Bowers were not for me...
Forum: Speakers   10-31-2014, 11:12 AM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Yeah, I would add these to my audition list. I...

Yeah, I would add these to my audition list. I think there is a dealer in the Bay Area but I checked the website and it looks like one center. May not be a fit for me.
Also would love to add Aerial...
Forum: Speakers   10-30-2014, 09:40 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Started my auditioning today after work. Started...

Started my auditioning today after work. Started with two I knew would most likely not be contenders but I did say I was going to try at least 5 or 6 brands to form an opinion. All brands must have a...
Forum: Speakers   10-30-2014, 12:21 AM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
What do you guys think of the finish on these...

What do you guys think of the finish on these guys? Was doing more net search. The monitor looks pretty substantial. I hope I can get it against the C1 to compare.


Looks alone I am really...
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2014, 09:10 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Garman, I know this. Really I do. This is why I...

Garman, I know this. Really I do. This is why I keep coming back. I owned the original Focus 220, 200c and 110. I moved to C1 and Confidence Center (heaven). Emergency sale and now Focus 340. I have...
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2014, 08:14 PM
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Posted By Mr.SoftDome
Here's the deal at least for me so you might...

Here's the deal at least for me so you might understand. I had to sell my C1s and Confidence Center due to my dad being ill with no insurance. So it's not being content it was a family emergency that...
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