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#313003 - 07/01/10 12:54 PM Re: VP180 First Impressions [Re: RickF]
Jc Offline
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Registered: 06/27/06
Posts: 493
Loc: Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
Originally Posted By: RickF
. . . Seems like JC had written something in a post somewhere stating that a single 180 sounded better than even two 180s? . . .


Sorry, it was not me I have not had the pleasure and honour of auditioning the VP180; I'm still waiting to get mine !
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#313013 - 07/01/10 01:53 PM Re: VP180 First Impressions [Re: Jc]
Micah Offline
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Registered: 11/16/08
Posts: 1789
Loc: Indiana you hoser!!!!
You work there an haven't even heard it yet? I'm going to have to have a talk with your boss!
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#313027 - 07/01/10 07:26 PM Re: VP180 First Impressions [Re: Jc]
RickF Offline
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Registered: 02/26/05
Posts: 5210
Loc: Vero Beach, Florida
Originally Posted By: Jc
Originally Posted By: RickF
. . . Seems like JC had written something in a post somewhere stating that a single 180 sounded better than even two 180s? . . .


Sorry, it was not me I have not had the pleasure and honour of auditioning the VP180; I'm still waiting to get mine !

Maybe I just dreamed that JC, seems like that happens a lot with my old mind nowadays. laugh

And the VP180 ... I think you'll really like it!
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#313032 - 07/01/10 07:42 PM Re: VP180 First Impressions [Re: RickF]
Jc Offline
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Registered: 06/27/06
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Loc: Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
Rick,

You are not alone, mine acts up quite often. In fact, more and more . . .
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#313035 - 07/01/10 08:05 PM Re: VP180 First Impressions [Re: RickF]
radtek2 Offline
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Registered: 08/05/04
Posts: 78
Loc: Yelm, WA
Yesterday I retired and the week leading up to that day was hectic to say the least. Well today I got to sit down finally and do critical listening. It also coincided with the arrival of Tom Petty's new Mojo BD. I ran a Calbration using AIX disc and set the x-overs all the same across the front with the ICBM.

I threw the Mojo in the Oppo SE ...WOW! I don't possess a lot of audiophile speak but will say this, the front-stage just sounds complete, full, dynamic. I can't believe how smooth the sound I am hearing is. It is all so even, buttery smooth but crystal clear at the same time if that make any sense.

I have been almost exclusively a 2 channel guy with my multichannel music, the VP150 I found was adequate for movies but somewhat not a match for the M80s so its been 2 channel. But not anymore! I am beyond myself to how good my setup sounds with the VP180. I am itching to try some of my CD's now with some Pro Logic 11x or Neo: 6.

The VP180 does play nice with the M80tis I have now, but I ordered the M80 V3s last night so I cant wait to incorporate those into my system. I am stoked for sure grin

By the way the new Tom Petty Mojo BD is great too!
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#313037 - 07/01/10 08:13 PM Re: VP180 First Impressions [Re: radtek2]
Micah Offline
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Registered: 11/16/08
Posts: 1789
Loc: Indiana you hoser!!!!
You don't have to answer this if it's too personal, but can I ask how much they gave you for a trade-in on your Ti's?

Or did you even trade them in?
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#313043 - 07/01/10 08:45 PM Re: VP180 First Impressions [Re: Micah]
SRoode Offline
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Registered: 03/20/08
Posts: 1200
Loc: Fishers, Indiana, USA
Micah,

1) Don't ever ask a woman her age
2) Don't ever ask a man's salary
3) Don't ever ask anyone their deal that was made... It's their deal, not yours.

PS - The VP180 is stunning. Buy it, trust me.
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#313052 - 07/01/10 10:23 PM Re: VP180 First Impressions [Re: SRoode]
onn Offline
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Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 861
Loc: Edmonton Alberta
You guys are killing me mad I'm still waiting for the HG Rosewood I ordered in early May. Haven't even gotten "THE" e-mail yet!
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#313057 - 07/01/10 10:45 PM Re: VP180 First Impressions [Re: onn]
fredk Offline
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Registered: 12/06/07
Posts: 6953
Loc: Canada
Originally Posted By: onn
You guys are killing me mad I'm still waiting for the HG Rosewood I ordered in early May. Haven't even gotten "THE" e-mail yet!

They're still growing the tree.


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#313062 - 07/01/10 11:05 PM Re: VP180 First Impressions [Re: Micah]
radtek2 Offline
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Registered: 08/05/04
Posts: 78
Loc: Yelm, WA
Originally Posted By: Micah
You don't have to answer this if it's too personal, but can I ask how much they gave you for a trade-in on your Ti's?

Or did you even trade them in?


I still have them and don't know exactly what I will do with them when the V3s get here. Thought of selling them but my son has been eyeballin them for a while so they may go that direction...for a small fee ;), bidness is bidness as they say!
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