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Old 03-04-2014, 05:45 PM
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Just put an order in for a pair of Coltrane Tenors. They will be replacing a pair of Magico S1's which the wife decided decided she didn't like the look of, and told me to get something to match the Eames chairs.

will keep u posted when they arrive - 6 weeks

paul
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Old 03-04-2014, 05:58 PM
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Old 03-04-2014, 07:29 PM
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Coltrane Tenors.. A little smaller, just as beautiful!
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This is a substantial price hike from S1. Would be interested to hear your comparo notes of the two.
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Old 03-05-2014, 06:09 AM
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Great looking speakers.
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:09 AM
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Coltrane Tenors.. A little smaller, just as beautiful!
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This is a substantial price hike from S1. Would be interested to hear your comparo notes of the two.
+ 1. Big congrats on the Coltrane Tenors Paul! I used to own Coltrane Alto's and can fully appreciate their purity, electrostatic-like speed and imaging accuracy. And the Coltrane Tenors are a level or two up on the Alto's. I'll be curious to hear your view also. What amps/front end are you pairing them with? Btw, Jorma cables match well with the Coltranes as they are internally wired with Jorma.

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Old 03-05-2014, 05:03 PM
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HI David

ill be using my trusty Vitus SIA-025 and Cd player, all wiring will be existing Jorma

it was a bit hard to find something that suited aesthetically while still having a sound I liked - so hopefully these tick the box

ill let you know how they sound when i get them
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Just put an order in for a pair of Coltrane Tenors. They will be replacing a pair of Magico S1's which the wife decided decided she didn't like the look of, and told me to get something to match the Eames chairs.

will keep u posted when they arrive - 6 weeks

paul
Congrats Paul! They are absolutely beautiful looking speakers. I'll bet they sound tremendous. Please give us a full report once their set up.

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Some serious transducers you got there. Congratulations.
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Old 03-05-2014, 09:13 PM
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I've heard the Coltrane Tenors a gazzlion times by now
You will be VERY VERY happy with them.

I have the Bird 2...you and I share the same midrange and tweeter.
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Even at this early stage , I would strongly recommend investigating Stillpoints Ultra V's as footers . Ditch the black diamond racing pucks , will be a HUGE gain . I did under my Coltrane 2 , improves it in every facet and particularly in the sound completely detaching from the enclosure . Be prepared for an extended run in though , those ceramic drivers take some time to run in and mesh as one. All the best , be interested to hear on how you get on with them .
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