Because Raidho updates models very frequently and the rich dudes that buy Raidhos don't like being left behind.
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I have D3s and they're splendid. No complaints. I'll probably be getting D4s next, an upgrade I will happily do.
If Raidho upgrade/update (as they clearly do) ... no biggie.
There's another word for that: progress.
If one doesn't develop and evolve then one stagnates, then whither ... and then finally die. It's just how things are I guess.
roxy54 is correct ... there was another thread on (almost) exactly the same topic, hgope there is no suspicious agenda going on here ... maybe not.
I've had Missions (when I was in UK), Quads (forgot model) then Wilson Alexia then I settled on Raidho. Did so simply on the sound. Wilson's make terrific first impressions but (to me at least) this diminished after a while - they were too "bombastic" for my taste.
Heard Raidho at Axpona ... got curious and, well, now a happy owner (no link to firm, no hidden agenda, just an honest happy customer) ... although I have since beefed-up the bottom-end with a Wilson Benesch Torus ... but I'm still breaking these in, hope this combo works ...
My statement on change was made biting my lip, I really do not like change for the sake of it. I'm very conservative (small "c") - but change is a constant .... sadly
Buying the W-B Torus is a calculated risk. It's just arrived so no time to evaluate yet. I wanted a center-field sub (sorry, "Infrasonic Generator" as W-B call it ... daft).
Bought from a dealer who has served me very well so ... fingers crossed. No practical space for more than the one sub. It's also built like a tank so will not be destroyed by my cats (one is my avatar).
No, I cannot to stop them going into my room ... not allowed to stop them as that will "traumatize the poor dears" ... but that's another issue completely (I do not want to start a thread about High-End Audio and cats ...)
mirolab asks a good question.
I'll probably be upgrading to D4.1s ... however, Rockport's are also marvelous and I really should audition these as well if I'm going to be spending that much money. TIDAL sounded great at Axpona so a trip to "The Voice That Is" may be on the cards too.
What is equally important to me is knowing what NOT to audition. Horn speakers are great for some but not for me. Wilson's are too bombastic for my taste and several other brands failed to excite quite as much as Rockport, Tidal and Raidho.
What did shock me was how good Graham Engineering speakers sounded. A 50-year-old BBC design ... old for sure, but they were wonderful. Those clever BBC engineers knew what they were doing back then.