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#401022 - 02/13/14 10:52 PM Re: My new Haut-Parleu de Perfromance Superieures [Re: Adrian]
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Registered: 07/12/09
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Originally Posted By: Adrian
Nice review, Bob. Can you throw us a bone and delve into some specific differences or other useless crap between the 60s and 100s?


The 100's have 40 more.
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#401023 - 02/13/14 10:56 PM Re: My new Haut-Parleu de Perfromance Superieures [Re: BobKay]
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Dear Socketman,
less pithy answers and more Emotiva reviews please.
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#401024 - 02/13/14 11:26 PM Re: My new Haut-Parleu de Perfromance Superieures [Re: Lampshade]
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Originally Posted By: Lampshade
Dear Socketman,
less pithy answers and more Emotiva reviews please.



Cmon , I like being pithy and sarcastic. grin Please just once more , thanx.

Why Emo reviews??


Edited by Socketman (02/13/14 11:27 PM)
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#401025 - 02/13/14 11:33 PM Re: My new Haut-Parleu de Perfromance Superieures [Re: BobKay]
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I thought you just bought some.... must have you mixed up with another member.
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#401026 - 02/13/14 11:36 PM Re: My new Haut-Parleu de Perfromance Superieures [Re: BobKay]
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Yeah I did, but I didn't realize I had said anything on here about it. Sorry
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#401029 - 02/14/14 09:15 AM Re: My new Haut-Parleu de Perfromance Superieures [Re: BobKay]
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My intention was not to offend. I apologize.
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#401054 - 02/14/14 03:31 PM Re: My new Haut-Parleu de Perfromance Superieures [Re: Lampshade]
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Originally Posted By: Lampshade
My intention was not to offend. I apologize.


No apologies necessary, I have OFS and didn't realize I had said anything. I really wanted a ADA amp but somehow talked myself into another EMO. Don't get me wrong, the EMO's are great amps but they take up a lot of room. All amps sound the same and since I already had a 3 channel amp for the fronts leaving the amp's in my Denon 3311 to handle surround duties the upgrade is severe overkill and made no sonic difference that I could hear. The combined peak max output of both amps is like 2500 watts/4ohms (based on specs) which along with everything else I have plugged in to a single outlet would set the house on fire if I tried to draw that much power . LMAO eek grin
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#401116 - 02/16/14 03:08 PM Re: My new Haut-Parleu de Perfromance Superieures [Re: Adrian]
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Registered: 03/23/10
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Loc: Massachusetts Badlands
Originally Posted By: Adrian
Nice review, Bob. Can you throw us a bone and delve into some specific differences or other useless crap between the 60s and 100s?


Hey, Adrian, whazzup?!

I think, like every Axiom speaker, the goal is to have the final product not sound like anything other than the program material emanating from the enclosure. The M100's are more articulate and display more clarity across the entire spectrum, but most noticeably in the lower reaches. There's 50% more woofer surface area, for starters, than 60's or 80's, but they are a different animal. It's sort of like having the 60's and my ep500 on together, but with more definition.

Of course, the biggest differences from the 60's are doubling the # (surface area) of the mid-range drivers and tweeters, along with the larger cabinet. So there's more specificity in voices (and MOST other sounds) and those shimmery things, like some cymbal sounds. Then you sort of have an M80.

Now, make all those same changes to the 100's. Add an additional(redesigned) woofer that brings a more potent and punchier lower end, then tweak the cross-overs for an even wider and more open soundstage.

Those, to me are the most noticeable differences between my M60's, Chris's M80's, and the new M100's.

I think the price differences between the 60/80/100 are, relative to performance improvements, as usual around here, pretty on-the-money. The value/dollar ratio seems rather consistent to me. No Axiomoe would be disappointed by these, unless you need more than 7 drivers per cabinet to be happy!

If you have 60's or 80's, these really will make you go, "WHOA!" Those areas of your house where others could go in order not to hate you? All gone!

Hanging around here gives us a skewed sense of value. These are NOT $2500.00 speakers. If you could sit here and listen to Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black," you would phone Brent or JC w/o asking your wife.
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#401150 - 02/17/14 08:31 AM Re: My new Haut-Parleu de Perfromance Superieures [Re: Lampshade]
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Registered: 10/05/06
Posts: 6738
Loc: PEI, Canada
Originally Posted By: Lampshade
Captain Orvis? What can I say? I love it there. I also wear Filson, Barbour and Le Chameau.

Murph, come on down and visit and I'll take you out for a really nice lunch.


Sorry, I was laughing more at Bob's way of expressing himself than your clothing choices. I own a Hemp Tilley for kayaking if you'd like revenge.
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#401151 - 02/17/14 09:56 AM Re: My new Haut-Parleu de Perfromance Superieures [Re: BobKay]
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Last night the wife & I couldn't help ourselves listening to the eagles hell freezes over dvd and the Diana krall in paris dvd, David Gilmore in concert dvd and Bee Gees dvd on the m100's these speakers are just awesome!

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