Originally Posted by anthonywoy
I would love to hear an 18.0 sometime. Have you heard any of the new loudspeakers? How would you describe their sound?
I've heard all their current loudspeakers... very, very, Very good. asking me to describe my FA loudspeakers is like firing missiles at the hoover dam and then asking it not to loose any water, kinda dangerous. i will say this: 8.1P - one 8 inch and one planar. 700w rms and the best thing i have ever heard. my system is two 8.1P's and a 18.0 with the FA 3 channel built in amp. they will handle a 8000 cuft room with gain to spare, i know, i've done it. but they are not just loud, they are clear and warm and perfectly balanced at any output level you choose.
if you take all the things that you don't like about your current loudspeakers and throw those characteristics at someone who thinks BOSE is good, and what you have left over is audio euphoria... that is how FA sounds.
i will warn you though, every other speaker starts to sound bad, and my friends call me an audio snob. i heard some b&w 803's last week... was not impressed in the slightest. id rather walk down east hastings dressed in a suit and tie with money and heroin falling out of my pockets.
just an opinion guys, please dont crucify me.