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Born in HK (2yrs), grew up in the UK (NW London 27yrs COYS!). Have lived in Vancouver since '92. Still have my (long expired) British...

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Yes fine wine is so overpriced these days. I n my neck of the woods an e ntry level Chablis runs UKP20 and a half decent one runs UKP30...

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The guy who brought the Margaux has 10,000+++ plus bottles in his cellar, no doubt all good bottles. It was only the second time I'd met...

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Had a nice surprise at a work dinner last week. The host and friend brought some very nice bottles. The Ornellaia as off the...

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Trilogy aren’t represented in Canada. I bought a Trilogy phono stage a while back. I had it shipped from the UK.

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Am following this with interest. I've a pair of Focal Clears with an iFi Micro iDSD Black Label. It sounds fine to me but I've not...

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I run my SL2s firing down the length of room that is almost the same size (5.2m x 3.6m) as yours. If I was firing across I'd want...

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Went for a quick listen to the Focal Utopias yesterday. I thought my Focal Clears were excellent. The Focal Utopias were just better. I...

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I just picked up a pair of Focal Clears and am very happy with them.

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Khan, If it helps, heres a (bad) pic of the underside of mine for you to compare. Mine rock (jiggle might be a better description) ever...

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Khan, Keep us posted once you get the speakers set up and have spent some hours in front of them. Ed

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If I were in the market for a reasonably priced turntable I’d look into something from Well Tempered, new or second hand.

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That was my thought on this too. My local dealer can lend some isolation to try, but I may not bother since the SL2s are somewhat...

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Going from 32.5 to 102. Can I have my money back please?

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Re: SL2
How do you like the sound so far?

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Have been down that road. Supercap all the way. Night and day better upgrade from 2xHC. A no brainer for me.

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Had two 2005 Bordeaux on Saturday. Grand Puy Lacoste and Leoville Barton. GPL decanted for 3 hours and LB for 1hr. Although too young,...

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+1 COYS Can't see them catching Chelsea this year but great optimism for next year......if we can get used to playing at Wembley.

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About 3 years ago I was on the brink of buying a 552 but held back, changed to different amps and have managed to move to a high(er)...

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I've a BK (active) sub connected to my SL2s using the lead that came with the sub. It connects at the speaker terminals. My plugs are...

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Ken, Nice pile(s). You must have a very understanding Mrs....

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I just fitted one to my ARO last night. Made everything sound louder, more dynamic and cleaner. I'm keeping it.

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The rosewood finish does lift the aesthetics of an already attractive speaker.

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Re: SL2
My gap looks very much like HH's

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Re: SL2
I redid mine a couple of weekends ago Which I felt was necessary due to some tweaking i.ve been doing with my pair. Richard's...

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Riva S was be my choice. If you buy two they can be paired up wirelessly to provide a true stereo pair. They used to be quite expensive...

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What I need to do is revert to my passive setup to see what is lost by going back. I subsequently added a non-Naim PSU to the Snaxo and...

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AHT interested to hear your experience of the active setup taking months to come on song. I recently went active with my SL2s and wasn't...

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I was collaborating with Mark a while back and provided a drawing. I haven't heard from him in quite a while. The grille incorporates...

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Its Friday night after a hard week. Need top pull something above average from the cellar. Thinking Chateau D'Issan 2006. Read on...

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Originally Posted by Clive B: Oh how Nigel's comment about SAP made me laugh! �� @Garyi I have NBLs and, I agree they are good, but the...

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I had no luck finding an n-sub to go with my SL2s, so went with a BK XXLS400 instead. It comes in a wide range of finishes and price...

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Originally Posted by Foot tapper: After 6 years of delightful vinyl music from the Roksan Xerxes, the time has come to step back from a...

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Originally Posted by Harry: When Naim first demo'd the HDX at a roadshow I heard a pair of SL2s driven by 552/500 using either HDX/555PS...

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Originally Posted by Naijeru: Originally Posted by rackkit: Originally Posted by ekfc63: Originally Posted by Naijeru: Now with...

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Originally Posted by k90tour2: That's very useful, thanks very much. I'm listening mainly in my study from which I run a small business.

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Originally Posted by k90tour2: Originally Posted by ekfc63: Lovely room. Congratulations. We're you already aware of the need for the...

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Originally Posted by Foot tapper: Hi ekfc63, A lovely looking system and a great room to house it. How do you like the Vertere motor...

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Originally Posted by Naijeru: Now with turntable! (not pictured: VTL S-200 amplifier) Love the sideboard!

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Recently moved my system from an upstairs room: To a room in the basement: No view of the mountains and water in the new room, but...

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Originally Posted by Foot tapper:I have decided to replace my Roksan DS1.5 motor controller (in black) with a new Vertere one. So there...

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Nick Cave is coming to my neck of the woods at the end of June. Can't wait....

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I owned plenty of black speakers in the '80s when they all seemed to be black. Wood veneer was for "old folks". Nowadays I really...

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Originally Posted by timoth: Very nice, never seen rosewood on Sl2! I use to live in Vancouver till two years ago, Hi-Fi Centre? Yep,...

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Originally Posted by timoth: I am biased, these will go down as one of the greatest speakers that Naim has and is making. They do so...

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Originally Posted by ekfc63: Originally Posted by timoth: Love to see a pair of Rosewood SL2's. Didn't even know they came in that...

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Originally Posted by timoth: Love to see a pair of Rosewood SL2's. Didn't even know they came in that color. I thought black, cherry,...

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Originally Posted by ekfc63: Originally Posted by timoth: In regards to 911 gt3r question Owned this exact pair of speakers 5 years ago...

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Originally Posted by timoth: In regards to 911 gt3r question Owned this exact pair of speakers 5 years ago and reluctantly sold them.

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Originally Posted by CharlieP: In my experience, i find i need two subs, fed a stereo signal, to really produce natural and convincing...

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Originally Posted by Frank Abela: Any requirements? Will you need them to be closed back so other people don't hear what you're...

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Originally Posted by CharlieP: Nice system and nice room, by the way! Nice room will end at Xmas when I move the system down to a room...
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