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Old 03-14-2018, 10:58 AM
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I didn't feel comfortable taking my own pics but I have attached several pics from boulder's facebook page that are very representative of what I saw!

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Old 03-14-2018, 02:19 PM
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Deva, thank you for this report.
Never heard a Boulder product.
They seem magnificently built.
Alas not very common here (unobtainable because of taxes/transport?).
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Truly well engineered products. Love looking a photos of the inside of these beasts.
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Definitely well engineered products - they take no prisoners and suffer no fools!
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Hey DC

How did the utopias sound?
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How did the utopias sound?
The Utopias in that room were well balanced. They imaged very well and the sound was clean and transparent. I would have no problem having them in my listening space (LOL) except for the overall imposing size!!! Having said that they looked right at home in the impressive Boulder factory listening space!
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They make beautiful and great sounding amps. and Preamps. . I’m surprised Ivan doesn’t already have a system . I heard them with Strads and the were fantastic
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They make beautiful and great sounding amps. and Preamps. . Iím surprised Ivan doesnít already have a system . I heard them with Strads and the were fantastic


Iíve heard boulder now in four different systems. There hasnít been one time where I havenít listened to boulder and been like holy s*** I need to get this.

Never heard any brand of electronic at any price point be so authoritative and transparent. The way that the amps grip the speakers is unlike anything Iíve ever heard. Too bad they cost so much!
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