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Ivan,

Any experience or thoughts on the Guarneri EVOs compared to the Olympica line?
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The Olympicas are nowhere near the GEs. I first went for Olympica and then at rare chances, stumbled on a golden deal for Cremona auditors when the dealer is trying to clear the last pair. Lastly went overboard and bought the GE.
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The Olympicas are nowhere near the GEs. I first went for Olympica and then at rare chances, stumbled on a golden deal for Cremona auditors when the dealer is trying to clear the last pair. Lastly went overboard and bought the GE.
Do you mind providing some detail on the differences between the sound of Olympica vs Guarneri EVO?
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Ivan,

Any experience or thoughts on the Guarneri EVOs compared to the Olympica line?
The EVO's crush the Olympica in all respects, IMHO.
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The Olympicas are nowhere near the GEs. I first went for Olympica and then at rare chances, stumbled on a golden deal for Cremona auditors when the dealer is trying to clear the last pair. Lastly went overboard and bought the GE.
I am curious how one adjusts for rake angle on the EVOs?
The stands apparently don't use spikes, so does one not need to adjust for rake angle or is there another method?
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You can't. It comes at fixed angle. The evos have better mids better clarity better bass and better highs. Bigger soundstage and imaging.
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You can't. It comes at fixed angle. The evos have better mids better clarity better bass and better highs. Bigger soundstage and imaging.
Thanks for posting pics and getting back to me. :-)
How much power does your Accuphase integrated offer?
Are you pleased with it, and how much power do you feel the EVOs need?
The Olympica IIs are rated at 88 db and the EVOs are 86 but from the reviews I have read, are closer to 84.75 -85 db.
I'm guessing they need a decent amount of current?
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Thanks for posting pics and getting back to me. :-)
How much power does your Accuphase integrated offer?
Are you pleased with it, and how much power do you feel the EVOs need?
The Olympica IIs are rated at 88 db and the EVOs are 86 but from the reviews I have read, are closer to 84.75 -85 db.
I'm guessing they need a decent amount of current?
The more the merrier
My accuphase e560 is rated 60 watts into 4ohms.
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In a small rm the GE is hard to beat when coupled with a fine system with enough muscles amplification you will be awestruck by it. It's in the homage series for good reason

Only thing here is the price versus so many options out there.
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