After a few days I am ready to form my opinion of the Oriel 10 and pendragon centre . Even though there from different lines they sound similar and I don't notice a difference in sound after 10 movies. I am driving the speakers with denon 789 with 90 Watts per channel . My old setup was b&w speakers of the same price range. The oriels sound loud !!! They really are close to the 98 db sensativity . With the same settings on my receiver to start they played 9-10 db's louder then my 89db b&w. Guitars really shine . Voices are clear and powerful . They took about 25 hours to break in. Their midbass is strong and really blends in nicely with my hsu vtf15.
The pendragon centre at first sounded a bit closed. Was a little worried but after 10 hours was better and by 20 it was singing . Watching iron man 2 and all I can say is wow !! My old system had gaps. Some scenes would sound good but with tekton every scene sound powerful and clear. I was jumping in my seat playing the movie at 95db level.
For 1700 for lcr I think I got the best system for me for the mo
ney I spent. I don't see any need to upgrade for many years. The next purchase will be crown 2000 amps. Here are some pics.[IMG]