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Old 08-26-2017, 06:06 PM
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I just spent the morning with Jim Smith at his home in near Atlanta. What he has been able to do with his system has left me nothing short of stunned. I have heard much more expensive setups, but never anything i found more emotionaly engaging, or enjoyable to listen to. I could have changed my flight, and listened into the wee hours of the morning if he had let me.
After spending some time talking, I have decided to build a dedicated 2 Ch room, as opposed to my multi purpose room. I will be consulting with him as to how to proceed with construction, and size/shape of the room. I have heard today what I was not sure could be achieved, and will haunt me for some time to come.
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I just spent the morning with Jim Smith at his home in near Atlanta. What he has been able to do with his system has left me nothing short of stunned. I have heard much more expensive setups, but never anything i found more emotionaly engaging, or enjoyable to listen to. I could have changed my flight, and listened into the wee hours of the morning if he had let me.
After spending some time talking, I have decided to build a dedicated 2 Ch room, as opposed to my multi purpose room. I will be consulting with him as to how to proceed with construction, and size/shape of the room. I have heard today what I was not sure could be achieved, and will haunt me for some time to come.
Cool.....good to hear! I did the same thing before I had Jim come to my house and perform his room play. I felt much the same way about his system that you did.......seen much more expensive setups but his really brought out the life in the music. It just sounded incredibly realistic. Designing a 2 channel room really is the way to go for a dedicated setup, you won't be sorry!

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I wish I hadn't read this.

Anybody want to buy a lovely home on 20 acre lake outside of highlands, NC?
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I think this needs to go in the marketplace.



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