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#369674 - 03/14/12 12:29 PM Re: New Speaker: Grilles on or Off? [Re: Murph]
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Registered: 02/28/08
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All grills off for me. I want to see as much wood as possible.
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#369682 - 03/14/12 12:43 PM Re: New Speaker: Grilles on or Off? [Re: Amie]
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#369683 - 03/14/12 12:44 PM Re: New Speaker: Grilles on or Off? [Re: Amie]
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Registered: 02/04/04
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Normally I leave my grills on but for this speaker I say off... mainly because I'm not a fan of those slanted lines on em. I'm more of a perpendicular kinda guy.

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#369684 - 03/14/12 12:44 PM Re: New Speaker: Grilles on or Off? [Re: Amie]
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Grills on for movies.

Grills off for music.

Door locked for toddlers.

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#369686 - 03/14/12 12:46 PM Re: New Speaker: Grilles on or Off? [Re: Amie]
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I'm beginning to think we may need a special closet just for the grills.

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#369692 - 03/14/12 12:57 PM Re: New Speaker: Grilles on or Off? [Re: Amie]
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I'm just not a fan of the full-length front grill on this speaker and the M80.
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#369695 - 03/14/12 01:06 PM Re: New Speaker: Grilles on or Off? [Re: Amie]
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I thought this new speaker had segmented grills? Or does it just appear that way?
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#369697 - 03/14/12 01:09 PM Re: New Speaker: Grilles on or Off? [Re: Amie]
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Registered: 02/08/04
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i think the grill is recessed in the mid range section, to give the a more "design" look, that just a flat grill... i would bet Ian and andrew used the injection molding machine to get the backing to get the correct geometry, then stretch/glue the cloth material to the form.

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#369699 - 03/14/12 01:12 PM Re: New Speaker: Grilles on or Off? [Re: dakkon]
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It's actually 3 separate grilles.

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#369707 - 03/14/12 02:23 PM Re: New Speaker: Grilles on or Off? [Re: Amie]
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That's what I thought. You can now have different grill configurations depending on your mood. Maybe even different colour options for the segments? I don't think I've ever seen a speaker with three different colours on the front.
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