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Old 05-31-2015, 03:34 PM
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Thank you very much for your input, Bill! That basically settles it for me.

I do have a good relationship with my dealer (almost everything you see in the room photos was purchased from him) and I'm sure we will be able to work things out once I'm ready to pull the trigger. He knows I've been wanting these for years, literally.

Dan, I appreciate your comments about the Prima Luna. It is a much better amp than most folks realize. If you achieved good synergy between the Amati Anniversarios and the ProLogue Premium, then my DiaLogue One (which actually has more robust transformers and would be considered a "step up" from the entire ProLogue line) should be able to handle the even more sensitive Elipsa SE's.

Only problem now is finding the time in my schedule to arrange for the logistics. Luckily I have been crazy busy lately. The good thing is that because of this I am contemplating this huge (to me) splurge. The bad news is that I have no time to even move away from my work desk nor take a day off. I wish I was exaggerating. But as soon as I have at least a weekend off I will start making the arrangements. Hopefully within the next couple of months!

I appreciate everybody's input. Of course, do chime in with any additional comments!
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Old 06-09-2015, 02:40 PM
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Well, folks, it's official. Just placed the order for the Elipsa SE's in red violin finish. My dream speaker, basically (since I will never be able to afford the Strads!)

Crossing my fingers that they work well in my room.

I will keep you posted!
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Well, folks, it's official. Just placed the order for the Elipsa SE's in red violin finish. My dream speaker, basically (since I will never be able to afford the Strads!) Crossing my fingers that they work well in my room. I will keep you posted!
Excellent! Can't wait for pics. They will look smashingly good in your room. I too think they will work wonderfully well in your room ... My room is even smaller!!! Congrats Esteban and enjoy your new speakers. You have earned this long coming reward.
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Esteban.......This is exciting news. You will love these speakers. Fabulous choice. .
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Just to add: My room is 22 x 12.5 and they do not overpower the room (at all)
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Esteban...that's awesome! Congrats on a great speaker Given how hard you are working, the Elipsa SEs will be the perfect tonic to calm you down from the stress of work. This will be a gift to yourself that will keep on giving for many years to come. Enjoy it in good health.

PS: Just make sure you make the time to listen to these beauties as often as you can
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Old 06-10-2015, 12:50 AM
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Congrats Esteban !!
They are wonderful. Enjoy them in great health.
And imho you may consider stop thinking that you'll never be able to afford more. You could be wright of course. But it is so much more stimulating and exciting to think the opposite way !
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Old 06-10-2015, 02:18 AM
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Esteban, a hearty congrats!
Like the others said: enjoy them fully!
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Thank you so much, j3brow, Dan, Bill, Cyril, Jérôme and Bart! I appreciate the encouragement. Can't wait to have everything up and running and share the photos with all of you.
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Thank you so much, j3brow, Dan, Bill, Cyril, Jérôme and Bart! I appreciate the encouragement. Can't wait to have everything up and running and share the photos with all of you.
Can't wait also!
Love your room, looks very nice. I'm sure the speakers will look stunning in there.
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