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#390982 - 03/14/13 02:26 PM Re: M3v3 vs B&W [Re: johand]
CatBrat Offline
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Registered: 08/05/09
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I've heard my Axioms sound both ways. Extra bright, and smooth and easy on the ears. It depends on a lot of factors as to which way you're going to hear them. The room, speaker placement, position of the mic during calibration. All these things will contribute to how your speakers are going to sound. For me, just raising the mic, a foot during calibration, and repositioning some speakers so I don't have 12 tweeters pointed at my ears at the same time has cured my too bright problem that I was initially experiencing when installing a new set of speakers.

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#390983 - 03/14/13 02:34 PM Re: M3v3 vs B&W [Re: CatBrat]
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Registered: 09/27/04
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Originally Posted By: CatBrat
For me, just raising the mic, a foot during calibration, and repositioning some speakers so I don't have 12 tweeters pointed at my ears at the same time has cured my too bright problem that I was initially experiencing when installing a new set of speakers.

In the interest of fair disclosure, you should understand that Cat has 117 speakers on his front wall.
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#390986 - 03/14/13 03:40 PM Re: M3v3 vs B&W [Re: Amie]
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Registered: 07/03/08
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Loc: Toronto
Originally Posted By: Amie
Just a little correction here - the incidents Casey is mentioning were with Audioholics, not AVS Forum. Same crowd bashes us on both forums, mind you - it's a small but determined-to-bash group.


Thanks Amie for the correction. As you said, since the same questionable misfits show up on both forums, It would seem I, mistakenly, always thought there was some sort of connection between the two.

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#390987 - 03/14/13 04:48 PM Re: M3v3 vs B&W [Re: johand]
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Registered: 09/07/11
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Johan:

I really wish that you hadn't brought this up at AVS. The same old crap has flared up again with the same old players & the same tiresome vitriol. As HTS forum owner quipped about the main, vocal detractor - 'slanderous'.

My blood pressure is off the clock again...

TAM

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#390988 - 03/14/13 04:54 PM Re: M3v3 vs B&W [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Loc: South Florida

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In the interest of fair disclosure, you should understand that Cat has 117 speakers on his front wall.

Ya made me bust out with that one. laugh
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#390989 - 03/14/13 05:10 PM Re: M3v3 vs B&W [Re: johand]
CatBrat Offline
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Registered: 08/05/09
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Yeah buddy. But it does sound good. Especially when all the lights are out, and the cat is asleep. It's just sound coming from everywhere.

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#391023 - 03/16/13 05:23 AM Re: M3v3 vs B&W [Re: johand]
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Registered: 03/13/13
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Sorry guys, found a 2 year old 2nd hand set KEF IQ30's for only 250€ incl stands. Hope i will enjoy them.
thx, for all replies & tips

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#391036 - 03/16/13 02:14 PM Re: M3v3 vs B&W [Re: johand]
tomtuttle Offline
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Registered: 06/20/03
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Loc: Tacoma
Excellent! Enjoy!
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#391040 - 03/16/13 03:15 PM Re: M3v3 vs B&W [Re: johand]
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Registered: 12/26/03
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Loc: Calgary, Alberta
Nothing wrong with going used to fill your audio needs. I have heard the IQ30's and they are quite nice, I think you will enjoy them.
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