doug1234

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What are the top 3 dream speakers you wanna buy next regardless of price?
Any big MBL with their electronics (stretch goal)Dynaudio C4 or evidence (likely in next 20 years)Magnepan 3.7 (likely in next 5 years) 
MBL 101 (~1990) - amp suggestions.
A friend owned the 101's for a while, and the smaller model with the brass pyramid up top ( as rear channels), I forget the model. These speakers need POWER. Dont attempt to run them on an integrated or small amp. I personally tried running the li... 
Best mid-range for $3K
Dynaudio is a sure bet. Something in the upper focus line or any in the contour line should make you happy.  
Magnepan's new LRS?
so it looks like this might fall into place somewhere between a mmg and 1.7? 
mbl 101e vs 116f vs 111f
[sorry for multiple posts, I dont see how to edit my other post]Just to contribute to this thread, we've tried a few amps on the mbls. We owned a set of 101 and 111a (both earlier versions). The installer flew in from Germany and we were able to A... 
mbl 101e vs 116f vs 111f
Sorry I misspoke above. He sold his 101's, he has the 111's still though. :) 
mbl 101e vs 116f vs 111f
My father has a set of 101's for sale (NY) if interested.. let me know. 
quad 2805 vs magnepan 1.7
I'm using outlaw audio on my 1.7's.. no complaints! 
Yet another subwoofer request Velodyne SPL-800
Thanks for the replies. Which HSU sub are you guys referring to? see http://www.hsuresearch.com/subwoofers.html 
Professional monitors Dynaudio Acoustics
Just bringing this old thread up since its of recent relevance to me and there are no other threads on Dynaudio Acoustics here at Audiogon. I recently purchased a pair of Dynaudio Acoustics BM5a powered monitors ( http://www.dynaudioacoustics.com/... 
What speakers play the loudest cleanly ?
If you power them well, Dynaudios are a speaker that fits the bill (and the main reason I own them). I generally listen at loud levels and it seems that the louder they get, the better they sound.