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Originally Posted by Matts View Post


When I heard them at Magnolia they were playing Quantum of Solace, blu-ray and were using 65 for LCR and two smaller 55's for the rears. They had a sub in the corner, which I believe was REL, though I may be mistaken. The soundstage was very dynamic and very clear at a reasonably high volume - not reference, but still quite loud. The soundstage flowed from front to back very seamlessly and had a great amount punch and low bass, even when the sub was switched off. Dialogue was crisp and evenly maintained without any trace of compression during loud db peaks. The surrounds were also quite impressive. The sound was very sweet, perhaps more on the warm side, but no obvious coloration. The mids were very sweet and again lots of strong dynamics.

I did get to hear a little music in plain stereo, again with a sub. The 65's were playing 2.1 setup. They played mostly classic music with lots of horns, kick drums, etc. Every thing I heard was very detailed and the speakers did a good job separating the various instruments while not losing cohesiveness. I thought for the price of a pair of 65's or even five 65's the value was excellent. Again not off the charts, insane quality that you would give up a pair of high quality $10k plus speakers, but they held their own against some of the more reasonably higher priced speakers in their rooms that I have listened to many times before.

Put it this way, I could easily live with a set of 65's in my HT setup and feel that I was getting every bit the bang for my buck.

Lucky dog, I only got to try the 45 and 55. I actually found the highs and mids of the 45 to sound very close to the 8060's but less spacious due to being direct radiating. I'd personally take the sm45's and get some nice subs. Though if I head the sm65's I may like those even more. Anyway, I bet the sm45 would make for awesome height speakers if you have 8060's, etc.
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Originally Posted by g_bartman View Post

otk, you are the man. I needed a good laugh with the day I'm having at work.

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Originally Posted by truwarrior22 View Post

Lucky dog, I only got to try the 45 and 55. I actually found the highs and mids of the 45 to sound very close to the 8060's but less spacious due to being direct radiating. I'd personally take the sm45's and get some nice subs. Though if I head the sm65's I may like those even more. Anyway, I bet the sm45 would make for awesome height speakers if you have 8060's, etc.

good to hear that about the 8060's......I own them and was thinking about the new studio monitors for heights and surrounds....the 45's im thinking about...
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Also a quick question for joe....I know it might not be needed but is there going to be new pro monitor speakers with the new drivers by chance?....just a thought...
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Originally Posted by koicraft View Post

So...inquiring minds...Bose 301's?

Lol. No.
The ones I fell in love are the Sonus Faber Toy speakers.
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Originally Posted by chikoo View Post

Oh...why did I visit the magnolia store....why?

So I get to the Magnolia designer store. They do not have and do not anticipate having the SM45,55,65 speakers for audition at all.

So I look around and audition some bookshelves by Monitor Audio, B&W, Sonus faber, et al.

And I find what I was looking for - exactly what I was looking for in a speaker. Except that a pair will cost me $1000 bucks.

I do not even find them anywhere on ebay or audiogon or local craigslist today.

I will keep looking....but who knows...I may very well end up buying new ones because apparently no one in their right mind is selling them used. Rightly so.

PS: After looking up the specs of the speaker I am in love with, I am so proud of myself. I have always loved the sound of paper cones growing up, and the ones I like I find out are made of "cellulose"...fancy name for paper. So even after 20 years, my sonic memory/love still lives.

Hello Chikoo, sorry about that... it is mostly our fault. We simply did not build enough in our first production run to satisfy the demand. We sold out almost instantly, and our Euro distributors haven't seen one yet! Gettting great reviews on speakers that you have yet to ship is a good problem, I suppose. We will have them in stock in a week and should have them back out to the stores and on display in 2 weeks. My apologies - it drives us nuts when we are out of stock... Best, Joe
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Originally Posted by josh6113 View Post

Also a quick question for joe....I know it might not be needed but is there going to be new pro monitor speakers with the new drivers by chance?....just a thought...

Hi Josh, good question. The Pro Monitors have BDSS series 1 drivers in them, and sound great, so they are not in line for a re-do at present. Going from the SM 350/450, with no BDSS, to the BDSS II drivers in the new SM's is a huge leap.
BTW, we got a great review on the SuperCube 4000, and I am stoked about them. We posted pics of the new SC 8000 sub on our Facebook page. It has awesome deep bass performance from a compact box. I can't wait for it to ship - about a month now. Best, Joe http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...1202183&type=1
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Thats great Joe...thx
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Anyone have any information on what is the crossover point for the CLR-2002 speakers?
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60Hz has been best for me, no lower or they struggle a bit
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I have the CLR2002. And Def Tech recommends a/v receiver crossover setting @ 60 Hz.
post #26532 of 30928
Cool. My hk avr also set it to 60hz
post #26533 of 30928
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Originally Posted by chikoo View Post


Lol. No.
The ones I fell in love are the Sonus Faber Toy speakers.

Yummy Sf goodness! Remind me, does the Toy have silk tweeters?
post #26534 of 30928
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Originally Posted by [Irishman] View Post


Yummy Sf goodness! Remind me, does the Toy have silk tweeters?

The SF toy has the Vifa XT25 dual ring tweeter.
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i think i'm getting sick of speakers
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Originally Posted by otk View Post

i think i'm getting sick of speakers

I'm not buying that for even a minute!
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Originally Posted by StevenC56 View Post

I'm not buying that for even a minute!

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Originally Posted by otk View Post

i think i'm getting sick of speakers

And the pope is sick of being catholic. And bears have stopped pooping in the woods.
post #26539 of 30928
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Originally Posted by otk View Post

i think i'm getting sick of speakers

That's crazy talk!!!
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Originally Posted by g_bartman View Post


And the pope is sick of being catholic. And bears have stopped pooping in the woods.

No need to take it literally. He is probably getting sick of speakers being ALONE and is getting ready to pull the trigger on dual submersives
post #26541 of 30928
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Originally Posted by g_bartman View Post

And the pope is sick of being catholic. And bears have stopped pooping in the woods.

LOL

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Originally Posted by Felton007 View Post

That's crazy talk!!!

well i'm not all that sane

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Originally Posted by logicators View Post

No need to take it literally. He is probably getting sick of speakers being ALONE and is getting ready to pull the trigger on dual submersives

post #26542 of 30928
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Originally Posted by logicators View Post

No need to take it literally. He is probably getting sick of speakers being ALONE and is getting ready to pull the trigger on dual submersives

Just 2?
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Originally Posted by yosh7 View Post


Just 2?

I think otk only has about 8 square ft of floor space left to place a few subs. The rest is all, well, taken up by speakers..... :-) :-)
post #26544 of 30928
New vid I did of tron legacy with my new 8060-cs center......enjoy!


http://youtu.be/5-9TqSqH5SU
post #26545 of 30928
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Originally Posted by josh6113 View Post

New vid I did of tron legacy with my new 8060-cs center......enjoy!


http://youtu.be/5-9TqSqH5SU

It's blocked for content
post #26546 of 30928
well thats a crap shoot....wonder why?...hmm...thx for letting me know...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-9Tq...ature=youtu.be
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Originally Posted by josh6113 View Post

well thats a crap shoot....wonder why?...hmm...thx for letting me know...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-9Tq...ature=youtu.be

Probably the movie studio as silly as that sounds. I have some videos up of my stuff. Search 1wired4sound.
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Originally Posted by g_bartman View Post

Probably the movie studio as silly as that sounds. I have some videos up of my stuff. Search 1wired4sound.

Copyright violation...LOL Took Disney less than one hour to block it.

On the video itself saying "This video contains content from Disney, who has blocked it in your country on copyright grounds."
post #26549 of 30928
After a lot of trial and errors with my setup, i have finally reached a setup that pleases my ears. And it is very unexpected.

I have a hk avr 2600 powering clr 2002 fronts with bp8040 surrounds.

The setup that i love is to convert the audio input to the avr from dolby digital to 2 channel 48khz pcm and apply logic7 movie mode surround. Amazing.
post #26550 of 30928
Hello, Does any one know if a DT supercube 2 high level board will work on a supercube 3 main board? The only differences i spotted are the power output 1250W vs 650W, the connectors are the same by the pictures i found.
Any insight or a schematic for a SC 2 and/or a SC 3 amp would be great.

Thanks
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