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Old 10-01-2010, 03:01 PM
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Serge...Wilson sucks and you know it





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Old 10-01-2010, 03:07 PM
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Given the size of the gun hanging on your side KMC45 I will not argue ...

What KMC45 said
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Old 10-01-2010, 03:48 PM
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I've listened to Revel, I've listened to Wilsons. I guess I love the way Wilsons suck since I am on my 3rd pair and loved each and every pair. Just to remind everyone that I am not completely biased, I also have 7 Sonus Faber speakers in my theater, they also suck since they don't measure all that great.
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I've listened to Revel, I've listened to Wilsons. I guess I love the way Wilsons suck since I am on my 3rd pair and loved each and every pair. Just to remind everyone that I am not completely biased, I also have 7 Sonus Faber speakers in my theater, they also suck since they don't measure all that great.
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I've listened to Revel, I've listened to Wilsons. I guess I love the way Wilsons suck since I am on my 3rd pair and loved each and every pair. Just to remind everyone that I am not completely biased, I also have 7 Sonus Faber speakers in my theater, they also suck since they don't measure all that great.
Serge...i was only joking.
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When you get to a certain price point and both Wilson and Revel are easily there, the engineering that goes into those speakers insures that the sound you get is probably just what the design team intended. Irregardless of how they measure I would pick the one that sounded best to me.

I have not spent any time with the Salon2's or Ultima2's so I can't say if I would prefer them to the Sasha's. The ability to order the Wilson product in a variety of colors is a plus for some.
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Simply put, most listeners preferred loudspeakers that had the smoothest, flatest, and most extended frequency responses maintained uniformly off axis.
thanks for posting this, which was going to be my response to cmalak and vesuvius. It's real published research, double blind tests, with trained and untrained subjects---better speakers are those that measure better.

you have to take the room out of the equation---no one can account for that apart from custom builds, to answer phc1. This really is a red herring. And while wilson may have three (!) rooms, harman has an entire testing facility. With a speaker placement robot for whatever that's worth!



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As to Revel, the biggest complaint i've heard about the speaker is people think it looks cheap in comparison to others in that price group. That's a huge factor to overcome when playing in that arena. Looking cheap is a subjective appraisal, but I really think it keeps more people from owning the speaker.
and there lies the rub. I despise the salon2 look. I love the sasha design (I'm a modernist, it'll match my furniture (no, really)). Careful a/b tests will determine if the loss in fidelity is worth the aesthetic. I wish my visual preferences weren't so important. Alas.

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I own both of them in the same room. I can say that Both make totally different sound. But both are absolutely enjoyable. I like
both of them. Wilson provides more jump factor. more fun to the music. Salon2 doesn't call any attention to itself. sound smooth,
ease, but powerful.
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I own both of them in the same room. I can say that Both make totally different sound. But both are absolutely enjoyable. I like
both of them. Wilson provides more jump factor. more fun to the music. Salon2 doesn't call any attention to itself. sound smooth,
ease, but powerful.
Your picture is so "neat" that I wanted to be sure everyone could see it. . . What a setup!

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Are those casters on the Wilson's removable?
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