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Old 11-27-2017, 06:43 AM
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Old 11-28-2017, 04:26 PM
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Have tested it 3 days at the store now... different rooms... it plays well on something, relaxing music, especial female vocals...

But for me it had big issues when the music speeds up... Metallica Master of puppets, i have probably never heard it so bad . No sting, no attack.. just soft and dull sound . And i was keep experience this on other music too.... Great punch... but crank it up.. and i thought is was more or less breaking up a bit .

I hate this.. because i wanted this speakers so bad in my living room :P. But i was pretty disappointed Way to dark sound....
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That's unfortunate; hopefully it's an issue that can be fully resolved with room placement, gear/wiring configuration (sounds like something may be wrong here), burn-in, etc. And we can't rule out the possibility of a defect.

I have heard highly unbalanced sound from a couple of Tannoy systems, over the years. Once with the Definition 10T, which was way too dark and bassy, and later with the Definition 10A, which was searingly bright and aggressive up top -- but I've forgotten the upstream gear in those systems by now.

Other than those exceptions, Tannoys tend to rather well balanced, and certainly excel at rock, punk, and metal. The Canterbury SE was a bit wooly (though nothing like you describe here) when brand new, but opened up beautifully with plenty of burn-in and upstream gear improvements.
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Have tested it 3 days at the store now... different rooms... it plays well on something, relaxing music, especial female vocals...

But for me it had big issues when the music speeds up... Metallica Master of puppets, i have probably never heard it so bad . No sting, no attack.. just soft and dull sound . And i was keep experience this on other music too.... Great punch... but crank it up.. and i thought is was more or less breaking up a bit .

I hate this.. because i wanted this speakers so bad in my living room :P. But i was pretty disappointed Way to dark sound....
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