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#392316 - 04/22/13 01:07 PM Re: M3v3 [Re: johnaudio]
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Registered: 06/20/03
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Unless you've really got some goofy settings, I don't think the rest of your system could be causing you discontent. Just so we're clear, you're playing regular old redbook CD's as a source and minimizing any processing done by the amp?

As much as I (and others) may hate to admit it, it is also possible that you have really great ears and simply don't like the overall profile of the M3v3. Personally, I think it's a pretty terrific speaker, but your ears, your room, your music, etc.
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#392317 - 04/22/13 01:10 PM Re: M3v3 [Re: johnaudio]
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My M3s are placed in acoustically difficult positions - on stands in corners where bass response was unacceptably enhanced.

This produced some muddiness, not only with these units but also with my previous speakers in the same placement. Since I have no Audyssey type capability, I ended up manually cutting bass on the Sony Receiver to -4. Similarly, I added +1 to the treble response.

All is well now & I'm very happy with their performance that is surprisingly powerful & clean for a bookshelf in such a large room. Room acoustics can have a huge impact...

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#392355 - 04/23/13 09:07 PM Re: M3v3 [Re: johnaudio]
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Check wiring phase
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#392359 - 04/24/13 12:40 AM Re: M3v3 [Re: johnaudio]
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Ooh, good one.
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