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Old 01-01-2018, 12:24 AM
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Congrats ariess! When I heard these I was really impressed...

How big is your listening room and what distance are you seated from the speakers?
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Old 01-01-2018, 02:26 PM
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Default Calling all 800D3 Owners!

16.5x19.5 ft with high, high, A-frame ceiling, so volume is high. Also back wall is glass to the outside so little room modes. Speakers are 2 feet off the short wall and I am 9-10 feet from speakers
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Old 01-01-2018, 02:29 PM
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Beautifully done!

Enjoy.
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Ok, new member of the 800D3 Owner’s club, replacing my 802D3. I had demoed the 800D3 in my old listening room but the room was too small to handle the bass. With my new, larger listening room, I was very impressed by the added midrange purity due to lower distortion and the bass extension. Very happy.


Oh yes, I believe we have had this conversation.

Finally, a story where the 800d3 doesn’t overwhelm the space.
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Adam,
Congratulations on the new B&W 800D3s! They look fantastic in your room. Outstanding speakers. Happy listening.


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Those are an incredibly beautiful pair of transducers! Sound quality must be off the charts, WOW!
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Old 01-01-2018, 04:33 PM
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Congrats Adam!
You finally did it.
Enjoy them!
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Hi ariess, congrats on the new speakers. Great choice! Are they placed on the carpet with spikes piercing through the carpet?
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Old 01-02-2018, 08:21 PM
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Hi ariess, congrats on the new speakers. Great choice! Are they placed on the carpet with spikes piercing through the carpet?
The spikes are sitting on Stillpoint Ultra 5's. Here are a couple more pictures
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Great , thank you for the naked pictures, it looks much, much better.
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