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Old 07-13-2017, 05:40 PM
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Dan - why do you think so? He has listened to Wilson speakers for as long as I can recall.
In 2013 he had XLF's. Assume he still does.

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Dan - why do you think so? He has listened to Wilson speakers for as long as I can recall.
Glenn.......Owning a speaker brand and being up to speed on the technology and design elements is two different things. One can own, listen to, and appreciate a speaker's sound without a clue what it takes to make it happen. I am not saying Micky doesn't have a clue but my impression of his comments, responses, and questions during the tour left my thinking he was not at the same level of knowledge he typically is with turntables, tonearms, phono cartridges, and vinyl LP's. Just my take.
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In 2013 he had XLF's. Assume he still does.

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Actually Bob he has ALEXX, which are a better match for his smallish room.

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Actually Bob he has ALEXX, which are a better match for his smallish room.

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Interesting, I hadn't heard that. Sounds like a good move if his room isn't huge.
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Actually Bob he has ALEXX, which are a better match for his smallish room.
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Thanks .... consider me being updated. Considering he's a Wilson Audio fan, I agree with other comments in this thread though, he didn't appear to be very acquainted.

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Analogue Sources: SME 20/2 w/SME V arm & Nordost Valhalla TA cable, Palo Santos Presentation Cartridge & Akai GX-400D Reel-to-Reel w/relapped heads by JRF Magnetic Sciences. Akai RC-17 cabled remote.
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Speaker Cables: 3M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference.
Signal Cables: Nordost Tyr 2 XLR's 2M on dCS Paganini & McIntosh C1100 to MC2301's. Nordost Valhalla 2's 110 ohm Digital AES/EBU on dCS internal connections and Crystal Cable Firewire 1394 cables on dCS.
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Thanks .... consider me being updated. Considering he's a Wilson Audio fan, I agree with other comments in this thread though, he didn't appear to be very acquainted.

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Bob
I think a better description might be distracted. Michael was in Provo to hear the WAMM and getting WAMM'ed will do that to you. Michael is a long time owner of multiple Wilson speakers and is knowledgeable about our processes and products.

The tour was meant to be informal. Were he doing a normal tour that he had decided well in advance to video, the Mikey I have known since his Tron days would have been more scripted.
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Thanks Mr BP -- it was a great video, I'll give him and Wilson Audio kudos for sure.

Bet your glad it's Friday.

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Preamp: McIntosh C1100
Digital Source: dCS Paganini 4 stack (Transport/DAC/Clock/Upsampler)
Analogue Sources: SME 20/2 w/SME V arm & Nordost Valhalla TA cable, Palo Santos Presentation Cartridge & Akai GX-400D Reel-to-Reel w/relapped heads by JRF Magnetic Sciences. Akai RC-17 cabled remote.
Tuner: McIntosh MR74 and MR71 w/L12 Cabinets
Vibration Control: Stillpoint Ultra SS under MC2301's & dCS Transport, Stillpoint Ultra-Mini's under dCS 3 Stack & C1100C. HRS NA100's under McIntosh C1100T Preamp instrument & Ansuz D8 Power Distribution Bar.
Speakers: Wilson Audio Alexia in Argento Silver/Black grills.
Power Cables: 3 each 2.5M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference on amps & preamp. Ansuz Ceramic on Ansuz Mainz Diamond D8 distributor.
Power Distribution Bar: Ansuz Mainz Diamond 8(D8).
Power Outlets: Isoclean ICP-003 Power Wall Socket.
Speaker Cables: 3M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference.
Signal Cables: Nordost Tyr 2 XLR's 2M on dCS Paganini & McIntosh C1100 to MC2301's. Nordost Valhalla 2's 110 ohm Digital AES/EBU on dCS internal connections and Crystal Cable Firewire 1394 cables on dCS.
Clock Cables: 3 each 75 ohm 1.25M Nordost Valhalla BNC/BNC Digital
Headphones: Sennheiser HD800S w/6M Cardas Clear HP cables. Vintage Koss Pro IV AA.
Tube Test Gear: Mint late '60's/calibrated Heathkit TT-1A & current SOTA MaxiMatcher Power and Preamp tube test sets.
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I think a better description might be distracted. Michael was in Provo to hear the WAMM and getting WAMM'ed will do that to you. Michael is a long time owner of multiple Wilson speakers and is knowledgeable about our processes and products.

The tour was meant to be informal. Were he doing a normal tour that he had decided well in advance to video, the Mikey I have known since his Tron days would have been more scripted.
I would say you are spot on with your comments Bill
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