Get Free, Friendly, Expert Advice
Call 1-888-352-9466 or email

Designed and Manufactured in Canada Since 1980


Wall'O'Fame
Solarrdadd's 7.1 Apartment HT!
A promise is A promise... Axiom's second home
AxiomAudio Blog

Insider’s Sneak Peek: AxiomAeris

Axiom’s New Computer Speakers

Blind Listening Tests

Who's Online
1 registered (MarkSJohnson), 62 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Financing
Forum Stats
13,380 Registered Members
11 Forums
23,218 Topics
411,207 Posts

Most users ever online: 378 @ 02/24/13 04:33 PM
Top Posters
Ken.C 17932
pmbuko 16357
SirQuack 13357
CV 11473
MarkSJohnson 11200
Meanwhile On Facebook
Page 5 of 5 < 1 2 3 4 5
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#129206 - 03/21/06 04:09 PM Re: Wharfedale Opus 2
HomeDad Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 12/29/05
Posts: 3301
Loc: Central,California
Mike, it's great to hear a review from someone who actually owns the Axioms and another great speaker. I'm tired of reading reviews on places like AVS, where they have never heard the 80's but have no problem comparing them unfavorably to their brands. Thanks.
_________________________
A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.

Top
#129207 - 03/21/06 04:48 PM Re: Wharfedale Opus 2
Spoiler Offline
aficionado

Registered: 01/03/06
Posts: 681
Loc: South Florida
I for one can say it's comforting to have my thoughts comfirmed by another Axiom owner doing a fair comparison to speakers costing up to $5500... and coming out favorably! I love how the Axiom tweeters sing as they do, but yet I hear almost no hiss during soft passages.. unlike the Emit tweeters on my Infinity Kappa 8's.


_________________________
Epic 80 / SVS PB13 Ultra
Denon 3805 / M2200 Outlaw Monos /
Sammy 55" LED

Top
#129208 - 03/24/06 04:47 AM Re: Wharfedale Opus 2
KC_Mike Offline
local

Registered: 01/11/03
Posts: 209
Loc: KS
I purchased an Evo system over a year ago here in town and listened to the Opus 2's at that time. I actually preferred the Evo's over the Opus. The Opus 2's were in Rosewood and on closeout for $1200 since they were discontinued. I just checked the website and they don't have the towers anymore; but they still have an Opus center channel on closeout for $699. Not sure if it's rosewood or the piano black. www.soundfxkc.com

Top
#129209 - 03/24/06 12:55 PM Re: Wharfedale Opus 2
bugbitten Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 04/06/05
Posts: 2339
Loc: Madisonville, KY

Top
#129210 - 03/25/06 10:37 AM Re: Wharfedale Opus 2
michael_d Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 07/23/04
Posts: 4061
Loc: Up yonder
$1200 for a set of Opus 2's?? ...........I feel like I've been violated.

Why did you prefer the Evo's?
_________________________


Top
#129211 - 04/07/06 10:16 PM Re: Wharfedale Opus 2
KC_Mike Offline
local

Registered: 01/11/03
Posts: 209
Loc: KS
Not sure how to put it into words. They sounded very different from one another and I simply preferred the Evo's.

Sure, the Opus towers pounded out the bass; but who needs that if you have a good sub. I actually came close to getting the Opus towers instead of the Evo 30's; but at the time they only had the towers and center channel on closeout....no surrounds. I would have had to buy the surrounds at the normal negotiated price; which probably would have been 15-20% under MSRP. That was another factor.

Top
Page 5 of 5 < 1 2 3 4 5

Moderator:  alan, Amie, Andrew, axiomadmin, Brent, Debbie, Ian, Jc 

Home  |  Corporate Info  |  Products  |  Message Board  |  FAQs  |  Warranty  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Statement   |  Contact Us

©2015 Colquhoun Audio Laboratories Limited
All Rights Reserved.