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Old 07-09-2017, 04:34 PM
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If these guys take multi-channel even a bit serious, they will have a 7.2 set-up.
If very serious, Auro-3D. That is 11 channels + subs.
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If these guys take multi-channel even a bit serious, they will have a 7.2 set-up.
If very serious, Auro-3D. That is 11 channels + subs.
Multi channel music is the one that is serious.

That other? Not so much.
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Old 07-10-2017, 04:08 PM
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I had a chance to hear these speakers a week ago, coupled with the new Wilson subwoofers made to match them, driven by Ypsilon Hyperion amplifiers and Ypsilon preamp and phono stage.

Oh, my. I'll likely never be able to afford them, so thank goodness I have a friend who can!

They replaced a pair of Alexandria XLF's in what is the best rig I've ever heard. And they took the sound to new levels, even as they were still settling in.
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I had a chance to hear these speakers a week ago, coupled with the new Wilson subwoofers made to match them, driven by Ypsilon Hyperion amplifiers and Ypsilon preamp and phono stage.

Oh, my. I'll likely never be able to afford them, so thank goodness I have a friend who can!

They replaced a pair of Alexandria XLF's in what is the best rig I've ever heard. And they took the sound to new levels, even as they were still settling in.
Pics or it didn't happen!!!!
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Pics or it didn't happen!!!!
Pics pics!!!!
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This is a good article with a LOT of great pictures of the Wilson family and history.

https://www.fidelity-magazin.de/2017...ie-wamm-story/
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This is a good article with a LOT of great pictures of the Wilson family and history.

https://www.fidelity-magazin.de/2017...ie-wamm-story/
Thank you for sharing
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Pics pics!!!!
I went over to my friend's house again last Saturday night. The subwoofers have broken in, and the sound was even better.










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I went over to my friend's house again last Saturday night. The subwoofers have broken in, and the sound was even better.
Wow, now I believe you. What amps is he using? I see D'Agostino and also something else. How is that all set up?

Also are these Thor subs, or are they the new WAMM subs? I assume new WAMM subs. That's an all new product right? I've never seen a picture. Can't really see them in your picture.
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