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#351225 - 06/30/11 11:21 AM Become an Axiomer
julian_y Offline

Registered: 03/09/11
Posts: 29
Loc: Toronto, ON
I decided to set up my home theater several months ago and like the most of us, I did a lot of researches and Axiom became one of my choices. Later on, I registered as a member in this forum and got suggestions and helps from this great community. After auditioning at two Axiom owners' places, I made my "crazy" purchase: M80, VP180, QS8 (2 pairs) and EP 500.

I pair my Axiom speakers with my Onkyo TX-NR5008 to set up the 7.1 surround system. After using the Audyssey XT32 to correct room acoustic problems, I couldn't wait to hear how Axiom sounds.

After trying several music and movie discs, I shall say that the sound is natural and well blended no matter what kind of music my system handles: pop, opera, orchestra, jazz and movie BGM. Even my PS3 games can't sound better.

The basses of M80 and VP180 are quite strong. I forgot to turn on my EP500 today. Only after watching two movies, did I realize that I didn't turn on the sub.

Because my living room’s walls are not concrete and I can’t hang my QS8, I purchased FMS QS stands. They are a perfect match for QS8. When I sit in my sofa, the QS8 are about at ear’s height, which is great. The only downside is that these stands are too expensive.

Overall, I am quite satisfied with this purchase. Now my only concern is that I hope my neighbors won’t pound my door when I play my Axiom too loud^-^
M80,VP180,QS8,EP500,Onkyo TX-NR5008 and Epson 8700UB

#351233 - 06/30/11 12:56 PM Re: Become an Axiomer [Re: julian_y]
Ya_basta Offline

Registered: 06/23/07
Posts: 4207
Loc: Sitting down somewhere
Happy to hear you're happy, Jilian!

Crank em' up smile !
The only reasonable argument for owning a gun is to protect yourself from the police.

#351240 - 06/30/11 01:48 PM Re: Become an Axiomer [Re: Ya_basta]
snazzed Offline

Registered: 09/07/09
Posts: 201
Wow, Julian! You went straight to the good stuff!

No Upgrades for you!


Edited by snazzed (06/30/11 01:48 PM)
M22, VP150, QS8 <--all v2
Sub: Outlaw LFM1-Plus
Denon AVR1910, Panasonic Plasma 50" S2

#351241 - 06/30/11 01:58 PM Re: Become an Axiomer [Re: snazzed]
CatBrat Offline

Registered: 08/05/09
Posts: 6015
Loc: Milky Way Galaxy
Originally Posted By: snazzed
Wow, Julian! You went straight to the good stuff!

No Upgrades for you!


Yeah. Now, I've got to get 2 pairs of M80's. I'm just not sure on how I'm going to mount them on my wall. smile

#351243 - 06/30/11 02:14 PM Re: Become an Axiomer [Re: CatBrat]
bdpf Offline

Registered: 06/28/08
Posts: 769
Loc: Toronto, Canada
I'm glad you enjoy your system, congratulations on your purchase!
"The problem is choice..."

#351246 - 06/30/11 02:20 PM Re: Become an Axiomer [Re: bdpf]
MarkSJohnson Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 09/27/04
Posts: 11369
Loc: Central NH
Yeah, what Bruno said!
::::::: No disrespect to Axiom, but my favorite woofer is my yellow lab :::::::

#351273 - 06/30/11 08:07 PM Re: Become an Axiomer [Re: MarkSJohnson]
St_PatGuy Offline

Registered: 03/07/05
Posts: 7463
Loc: Glendale, Arizona
Congrats on the new set-up, Julian! Glad you like it.
"Nothin' up my sleeve. . ." --Bullwinkle J. Moose

#351276 - 06/30/11 08:59 PM Re: Become an Axiomer [Re: St_PatGuy]
jakewash Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 12/26/03
Posts: 10412
Loc: Calgary, Alberta
Nice to hear you are enjoying your new system, any chance of some pics?


#351278 - 06/30/11 09:34 PM Re: Become an Axiomer [Re: julian_y]
JohnK Offline
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Registered: 05/11/02
Posts: 10524
Julian, that's great. You should be fixed for years of "upgrade-free" enjoyment!

Enjoy the music, not the equipment.

#351286 - 07/01/11 08:32 AM Re: Become an Axiomer [Re: JohnK]
medic8r Offline

Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 6459
Loc: Fredericksburg, Virginia
Thanks for sharing the story, and congrats on a great system.
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