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#31061 - 01/16/04 04:12 PM Axiom ? vs. Ascends CMT-340 L/R
Dermott Offline
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Registered: 10/15/03
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Do any of you guys have any experience with these Ascends? I guess that the 22's are going to be the closest comparison in the Axiom line(maybe). Does anyone have any sonic impressions on these two that they would like to share?

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#31062 - 01/16/04 05:15 PM Re: Axiom ? vs. Ascends CMT-340 L/R
spiffnme Offline
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Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5214
Loc: Los Angeles
I've been wanting to do a side by side with those Ascends for awhile. (are you listening Curtis?)


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#31063 - 01/18/04 10:06 PM Re: Axiom ? vs. Ascends CMT-340 L/R
curtis Offline
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Registered: 05/28/03
Posts: 1501
Loc: Manhattan Beach, CA
Yeah yeah....we should.

If I bring the 340's to your place, do you still have some stands we can put them on? The stands you used to use with you M22's?

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#31064 - 01/19/04 02:07 PM Re: Axiom ? vs. Ascends CMT-340 L/R
spiffnme Offline
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Registered: 04/01/03
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Loc: Los Angeles
Yep. I've got two sets of stands. Small taller, some shorter.
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#31065 - 01/19/04 02:49 PM Re: Axiom ? vs. Ascends CMT-340 L/R
curtis Offline
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Registered: 05/28/03
Posts: 1501
Loc: Manhattan Beach, CA
hmmm...I can then hear my speakers on the Stratos!

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#31066 - 01/19/04 04:20 PM Re: Axiom ? vs. Ascends CMT-340 L/R
spiffnme Offline
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Registered: 04/01/03
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Loc: Los Angeles
Yep.
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#31067 - 01/19/04 07:51 PM Re: Axiom ? vs. Ascends CMT-340 L/R
Zarak Offline
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Registered: 03/09/03
Posts: 1849
Loc: PA
I've compared the 22's and the Ascend 340's side by side.

There should be a review in a thread called "speaker face off" (or something close to that) from a while back.

From what I recall, the M22 had more detail, but the 340's had a fuller sound. Both were good speakers and I don't think you could go wrong either way.

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#31068 - 01/19/04 08:29 PM Re: Axiom ? vs. Ascends CMT-340 L/R
curtis Offline
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Registered: 05/28/03
Posts: 1501
Loc: Manhattan Beach, CA
Zarak...

Wasn't that the M22 and the CBM-170?

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#31069 - 01/19/04 08:56 PM Re: Axiom ? vs. Ascends CMT-340 L/R
Zarak Offline
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Registered: 03/09/03
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Loc: PA
We had a couple of different comparisons...I heard the 340s and the 170s at different times.

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#31070 - 01/19/04 09:43 PM Re: Axiom ? vs. Ascends CMT-340 L/R
curtis Offline
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Registered: 05/28/03
Posts: 1501
Loc: Manhattan Beach, CA
Oh that's right...you had a couple of sessions.

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