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Old 03-03-2019, 09:29 AM
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They look really good.
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Old 03-03-2019, 09:59 AM
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The bottom end is insanely good, compared to the scala this is where I notice the biggest improvement. The midrange is buttery smooth, but so was the Scala's. I might have to try boosting the top end with the jumpers as suggested earlier in the thread, but the top end is amazing, as I have come to expect from focals beryllium tweeters. Some folks have complained about them being bright or hot but in my system with a VAC tube preamp I do not find that to be the case at all.



Rare is the day when a VAC equipped system is considered bright. Congrats on a nice setup.
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Old 03-07-2019, 03:32 PM
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I absolutely love mine. Upgraded from Scala V2 (which I still have for rear speakers). I found them a bit more fiddly than the scalas for positioning. I found they work better further from the back wall than the scalas, and with a little more toe-in. Also, I raised the back slightly from level to angle the much higher tweeters down a bit.

The bottom end is insanely good, compared to the scala this is where I notice the biggest improvement. The midrange is buttery smooth, but so was the Scala's. I might have to try boosting the top end with the jumpers as suggested earlier in the thread, but the top end is amazing, as I have come to expect from focals beryllium tweeters. Some folks have complained about them being bright or hot but in my system with a VAC tube preamp I do not find that to be the case at all.


That is a beautiful speaker.
I am currently trying to decide between the Focal Sopra No. 2/3, Focal Scala v1/v2, and B&W 802D3 personally.

I don't suppose you have any insight towards that?

Thank you.
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