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  1. I think there was a good review of the SS-NA2ES in Stereophile recently - was by JA if I remember rightly, so a nice technical analysis. Just a point, but I suspect the price on the Sony website is per 'speaker, but if my suspicion is incorrect that sounds like a complete bargain!
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    Project: Horns

    Definitely should, I agree - just need to find 4 channels of matching amplification and get a new set of Dynaudio surrounds... Which is probably a bit too much activation energy when it comes to hifi these days! Having said that I came home this weekend to set up the big L300's and give them a final test - have spent a whole day playing album after album, they are totally epic - best 'speaker I've owned. Hence, to get back on topic, I'd say that 3-way with a direct radiator doing bass might be compromised for total horn heads (and probably also empirically speaking in terms of lower mids), but I reckon it is satisfying enough for most of us.
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    Project: Horns

    reminds me that I've still got those active monitors with the JBL Bi-radial horn mated to 8" Dynaudio drivers in the garage...
  4. horrible song, but was the thing that came to mind when thinking of something electronic with a big breakdown ala Harlem Shake.
  5. You could get what is regarded as one of the greatest V-FET amplifiers of all time for less? (this might be dodgy though, can't really decide)
  6. it is a combination that screams taste, refinement, intelligence and I feel it says a lot about me as a man.
  7. heavily reduced 'Taste the Difference' pizza and curly fries. Yeah I'm 'bout that life bitches.
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    SIT part Deux

    Incredible work Pete, and not a crocodile clip in sight!
  9. I had a pair of the Soavo 1's - they were good all-rounders and easy to listen to, but for some reason didn't set my world on fire. I'd listen before purchase if possible.
  10. So is it a bit like using MF Superchargers strapped on the end of a little class A amplifier?
  11. Since I'm aiming to sell the JBLs and have already sold the Luxman, I might go hifi-less for a while in 2013 (currently mostly use laptop 'speakers or Beyer DT880's). Eventually might try some active monitors if I can think of a setup that fits with my diet of music mainly played from the laptop/Spotify.
  12. forum fads have really moved upmarket since the days of ebay cables, budget DACs and second tier Japanese amps!
  13. Is that the same house that had the massive Nola 'speakers and Edge floorstanding amps?! Might well be mind playing tricks, but respect either way, those are some serious looking beasties.
  14. still got my Kenwood L-1000C? MM/MC, Remote, Balanced in/out etc.
  15. soooo, the L300's arrived today - I'd kind of forgotten how big 'speakers with 15" drivers tend to be... whoops! sound is epic though