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#177530 - 10/02/07 03:01 AM Re: M80, M60, M22 ...and a few abominations in between [Re: Mojo]
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Or, placed immediately side-by-side, so as to not have the compromised horizontal dispersion of an M60(or M80) on its side.

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#177531 - 10/02/07 03:05 AM Re: M80, M60, M22 ...and a few abominations in between [Re: JohnK]
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We tried that in #7 but I didn't like it.

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#177532 - 10/02/07 05:21 AM Re: M80, M60, M22 ...and a few abominations in between [Re: Mojo]
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I believe John means to have them running in parallel, as we did with the M22/M60 and when we had the M60 on top of the M80, we never did run them in parrallel while side by side...DOH! I guess we just have to get together one more time to try it this way.
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#177533 - 10/02/07 04:40 PM Re: M80, M60, M22 ...and a few abominations in bet [Re: jakewash]
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I would really love to do an EP500 EP600 shootout. Depending on the room size, I really do not think there will be that much difference.

After reading the review again, I suspect (with high hopes) that Axiom is already on the path of introducing another tower speaker with 3 5.25" woofers, 2 6.5" woofers, and 2 tweeters. I would HAVE to buy that tower if they made it, just sounds too crisp to be true!


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#177534 - 10/02/07 05:17 PM Re: M80, M60, M22 ...and a few abominations in bet [Re: Hutzal]
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I think room size does make a difference. Although they are close in specs, I noticed a fairly good difference between the two in my larger room...
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#177535 - 10/02/07 05:28 PM Re: M80, M60, M22 ...and a few abominations in bet [Re: SirQuack]
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I agree that room size makes a big difference, the trick is determining that magic room size number that will benefit the use of an EP600.
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#177536 - 10/02/07 09:44 PM Re: M80, M60, M22 ...and a few abominations in between [Re: Mojo]
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Great post! Real world fun... And some interesting findings also.. Great to see members of the site hooking up to do these type of things ...

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#177537 - 10/02/07 09:57 PM Re: M80, M60, M22 ...and a few abominations in between [Re: jakewash]
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Actually the very last thing we did was run the 60s and 80s in parallel. But you didn't listen...only I did. I didn't like it because it sounded like 4 waterfalls instead of 2. The centre image was wonderful but all of the other images (birds chirping, etc) were smeared. But sure...I'm game for trying it again.

BTW, in November I get to hear an Orion. I'm really anxious to see how this will sound compared to the Axioms.

I listened to floor-standing and bookshelf Missions today. I don't know the model number (but I am going to find out) but they sounded absolutely horrible. Highs were non-existent, mids were recessed so bad that they were almost not there and the bass sounded muffled like it was coming from another room.

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#177538 - 10/02/07 09:57 PM Re: M80, M60, M22 ...and a few abominations in between [Re: Mojo]
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Sure, Jason and Tex; they'd have to be run simultaneously in parallel to create a horizontal M140 to compare to the vertical M140.
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#177539 - 10/02/07 10:46 PM Re: M80, M60, M22 ...and a few abominations in between [Re: Mojo]
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BTW, in November I get to hear an Orion. I'm really anxious to see how this will sound compared to the Axioms.




Awesome. I'll be very interested in your thoughts.

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