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#305241 - 05/07/10 12:15 PM Re: VP180 [Re: SRoode]
Ken.C Offline
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Man, that looks incredible. Congrats!
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#305242 - 05/07/10 12:21 PM Re: VP180 [Re: jakewash]
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Registered: 08/25/04
Posts: 5512
Loc: Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
 Originally Posted By: jakewash
I am kind of wondering why Axiom didn't make this 10 years ago when the rest of the speaker line up was first brought out. It seems like a no brainer(20/20 hindsight and all that) to have made it specifically to go with the floorstanders, while the VP150/VP100 are a near perfect match for the bookshelf speakers, in particular the M2/M22.


Most good ideas seem bizarre when first suggested but obvious in hindsight ;\)

The system looks great; it's funny how the VP180 doesn't really seem that big once you put it together with screen & mains.

Enjoy !


Edited by bridgman (05/07/10 12:23 PM)

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#305243 - 05/07/10 12:22 PM Re: VP180 [Re: bridgman]
Ken.C Offline
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I love that it's autographed.
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#305246 - 05/07/10 12:27 PM Re: VP180 [Re: Ken.C]
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Steve, is that a custom finish or the stock black oak?
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#305249 - 05/07/10 12:33 PM Re: VP180 [Re: tomtuttle]
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dang!
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#305252 - 05/07/10 12:49 PM Re: VP180 [Re: SirQuack]
Adrian Offline
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Congratulations and thanks for your input Steve.
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#305254 - 05/07/10 12:53 PM Re: VP180 [Re: SRoode]
CV Offline
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Wow, they're already on v3 of the VP180? Where was I?

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#305257 - 05/07/10 12:56 PM Re: VP180 [Re: SRoode]
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Steve, are those Auralex Mopads under your 180? Did you use them before the 180? Any before and after feedback...Thanks
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#305263 - 05/07/10 01:03 PM Re: VP180 [Re: SRoode]
alan Offline
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Registered: 01/29/02
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Hi Steve,

I'm really pleased you are as excited ("giddy" even) with the new VP180 as I was after the blind listening tests and the curtain was pulled back. I was absolutely thrilled that Axiom now has a no-compromise truly excellent center channel speaker.

You are correct: the VP180 sounds almost exactly like a the vertical M80. I wrote down on the blind rating sheet: "Not exactly alike in sound quality but similarly excellent."

Cheers,
Alan
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#305264 - 05/07/10 01:06 PM Re: VP180 [Re: CV]
alan Offline
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Oops! Looks like the labels are already printed, which may mean the "v3" designation stays.

In another thread, I posted that we'd dropped the "v3" designation because the VP180 is a new model. It isn't a variant of an earlier version.

Regards,
Alan
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