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    I'm not sure if this is politically correct but...

    I'm not sure if this is politically correct but here I go :) I went to Japan with some friends, including the former Stereophile reviewer Marcus Sauer (who has since sadly passed). There we picked up...
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    Man. I remember Ken from years ago before I got...

    Man. I remember Ken from years ago before I got ill.

    My impression, as and Englishman, was that he was always a gentleman but with a free spirit.

    Sad for me to hear after all these years. M
  3. Thread: Bi Amp K2 S9800

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    2 x Devialet monos. I had all the Mac, tube...

    2 x Devialet monos.

    I had all the Mac, tube amps and audiophilia before but the Devialets, with 400w/ch and no noise floor, destroy all of them and make a system that I simply cannot fault.
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    I bought an awful lot over the years. I spent...

    I bought an awful lot over the years. I spent circa 500k dollars on various pieces of kit.

    Once I got my hands on some K2 S9800's (the final Timbers masterpiece), I stopped looking.

    I've...
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    I too used the TD/TH combination with an ET-703...

    I too used the TD/TH combination with an ET-703 on top.

    In my case the results were not as good as expected and I have always put this down to crossover design as opposed to the drive unit/horn...
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    Please forgive me. I live in the UK and tried so...

    Please forgive me. I live in the UK and tried so many domestically designed options with a huge level of advice from those on this forum and others.

    I then managed to find a pair of Greg's finest...
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    Sticky: Long Time

    Hey it's been a long time since we mentioned this thread.

    I have a brain injury. I don't create new memories (maybe why I recall this). Have 3 siezures every hour - every day. I form zero new...
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    5th. 4344 Mk2 4th. K2 9900 3rd. 4345 2nd...

    5th. 4344 Mk2

    4th. K2 9900

    3rd. 4345

    2nd Everest

    1st K2 9800
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    Long Time!

    It's been a long time for me and a long time for this thread.

    I've been away from the forum because modern life has taken it's toll but I'm heading off to a remote beach with my partner to run a...
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    Sticky: I'm remarkably late to this as I'm rarely around...

    I'm remarkably late to this as I'm rarely around these days but if you still drop by Mr Timbers, I'd just like to thank you for bringing so much joy to myself and others, and for genuinely helping...
  11. Thread: Biamp K2 S9800

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    Many thanks for looking those up POS. I'll...

    Many thanks for looking those up POS.

    I'll have a play with my plug in and see how I get on. :)
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    Many thanks for that POS. I was hoping someone...

    Many thanks for that POS. I was hoping someone might have actively biamped the 9800 in the way that GT did the 4700 - it's probably not worth the agro of trying to find the EQ points needed myself. ...
  13. Thread: Biamp K2 S9800

    by merlin
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    Biamp K2 S9800

    It's been a while :)

    After a few years of travelling around the world on a pushbike, I've returned and bought a lovely pair of K2's which I am powering with a couple of Devialets.

    I realise...
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    Thanks Widget. My reservations are along...

    Thanks Widget.


    My reservations are along similar lines. My analogue front end is a SME tt with Lyra Kleos and TEAD Groove SRX phono stage. I've found I can preserve 99% of the magic digitally...
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    Ah a distant memory. Broken up long ago - I've...

    Ah a distant memory. Broken up long ago - I've spent a long time travelling since. A great memory though, and one I have Widget to thank for.
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    Widget, Is the concern over the electronics...

    Widget,

    Is the concern over the electronics based on experience with the Crowns or born out of old audiophile thinking vis a vis the importance of esoterica?

    It's been a while since I visited...
  17. Thread: Summit Project.

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    Too right. +1 :mad:

    Too right.

    +1 :mad:
  18. Thread: Summit Project.

    by merlin
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    :applaud:

    :applaud:
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    ;) :jawdrop:

    ;) :jawdrop:
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    I find it funny Guido. You may not.;)

    I find it funny Guido. You may not.;)
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    Really ;)

    Really ;)
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    Assuming that the one follows the other is...

    Assuming that the one follows the other is dangerous and ignores all the other variables in speaker design.

    In my experience wide baffled designs simply sound more natural and convincing. Narrow...
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    One needs to remember that ones perception of...

    One needs to remember that ones perception of timbre and image quality is as much influenced by the listening room acoustic as by anything else.

    It's remarkable how tolerant we become of our own...
  24. Ever since the term "high end" was first used in...

    Ever since the term "high end" was first used in the eighties in relation to expensive American audio exotica, it has struck me that the term refers as much to appearance as to actual sonics.
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    Sounds like you need a DC coupled tube amp old...

    Sounds like you need a DC coupled tube amp old bean.
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