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#135491 - 04/12/06 07:05 PM M60 or M80?
GregoryD Offline
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Registered: 03/25/06
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Loc: Southern Ontario, Canada
After yearning for the M60s for so long I am just about ready to order. Only problem is now that I have read all the reviews about the M80s I can't help but think I should hold on a bit longer and get the bigger speakers. Any opinions on the subject?
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#135492 - 04/12/06 07:09 PM Re: M60 or M80?
bugbitten Offline
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Registered: 04/06/05
Posts: 2339
Loc: Madisonville, KY
Worth the wait!

Had 60s, now 80s.

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#135493 - 04/12/06 07:13 PM Re: M60 or M80?
HomeDad Offline
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Registered: 12/29/05
Posts: 3301
Loc: Central,California
The M80's are great, but so are the 60's. They sound very much alike, you can't go wrong either way.
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#135494 - 04/12/06 07:25 PM Re: M60 or M80?
GregoryD Offline
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Registered: 03/25/06
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Loc: Southern Ontario, Canada
Since I'm planning on a subwoofer, the bottom end doesn't mean as much. Am I right? That seems to be the biggest difference between the two?
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#135495 - 04/12/06 07:25 PM Re: M60 or M80?
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Registered: 04/14/05
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if you got the amp for the 80, or are willing to get the 4 ohm capable amp for them.....then there is no debate, get them.


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#135496 - 04/12/06 07:26 PM Re: M60 or M80?
GregoryD Offline
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Registered: 03/25/06
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Loc: Southern Ontario, Canada
I think my Denon 3805 will be fine.
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#135497 - 04/12/06 07:31 PM Re: M60 or M80?
Wid Offline
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Registered: 06/22/03
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Loc: The Peoples Republic of Il.

The Denon will do fine for the M80s. Ya might as well go for Axioms flagship speakers, no what ifs then
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#135498 - 04/12/06 08:11 PM Re: M60 or M80?
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Registered: 01/29/04
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Loc: Iowa
Not sure that it is a BIG difference if you look at the graphs. The 80's can handle more power, but my 60's fill my 30ft x 30ft room just fine. I would use the money for an EP500/600.

The factory outlet will also save you some dough.
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#135499 - 04/12/06 10:49 PM Re: M60 or M80?
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Registered: 04/30/05
Posts: 1155
Loc: Alabama
Seems like there was just another thread on this board questioning M60s versus M80s. You might do a search and review the comments.

My comment is the same. If you can afford the M80s, buy them. That way, you won't wish that you had in a couple of months!!
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#135500 - 04/12/06 11:00 PM Re: M60 or M80?
Richie Offline
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Registered: 01/06/06
Posts: 137
Loc: IL, USA
Get the M80s! They are great speakers!
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