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  1. Ron Resnick

    Is Wilson losing their marketing edge?

    Robert Harley reviewed extremely favorably the Rockport Lyra. Interestingly, I think that many of his subjective comments about the Alexx apply very well to what I hear from the Lyra. I wish he had tried in some way to compare and contrast the sonic attributes of the Alexx to what he remembered...
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    Point 5 vs Point 8 amplifiers

    Welcome to WBF, Larry! Our member PeterA, a long-time Pass Labs owner, I am sure in due course will see this thread and provide valuable commentary on your question. Coincidentally he has been analyzing .5 versus .8 amplifiers.
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    OMG - have you seen those Magnepans !?

    I have always wished that the top-of-the-line Magnepans were offered with a cost-no-limit structural solidity and vibration free build quality. But when I mentioned this to my friend who has the most Magnepan experience (as a customer) of anybody I have ever met, he wondered whether the wood...
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    Alexx Review

    That is a wonderful review! Congratulations to Wilson Audio!
  5. Ron Resnick

    Is Wilson losing their marketing edge?

    What was the original analysis?
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    My monitor/subwoofer system

    Hello Al, I am glad the DeOxit helped with irritating highs. Do you have any theory at all to explain why cleaning the connectors reduces irritating high frequency sounds?
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    Von Schweikert Ultra 9's Are The Cover of This Month's Absolute Sound

    Congratulations, Leif! Yes, it is an excellent sign if the reviewer buys the component under review!
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    ChronsonicXVX.

    Did you find the Alexia to be able to throw an image comparable to the scale and size of the image of the Sound Labs?
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    Review: Reference 3A Reflector monitors

    Congratulations on ameliorating that bit of treble brightness!
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    ChronsonicXVX.

    The WAMM absolutely is installed directly by Wilson Audio. I just don’t happen to know if the XVX will be installed directly by Wilson Audio as well.
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    Was that the sound of Harry Pearson rolling over in his grave?

    I have remained deliberately and gleefully ignorant about MQA. All I know is that I love my Qobuz! I like Robert Harley. He is a very nice guy!
  12. Ron Resnick

    YG Hailey 2.2, Magico M2 or Avantgarde Duo XD ?

    Among multi-way dynamic driver speakers which excel in transparency and dynamics and coherence I think the Sonja 2.2/2.3 is fantastic. I personally still prefer the slightly warmer presentation of the Rockport Lyra, but I have tremendous respect for the YGs, and I totally get why the people who...
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    ChronsonicXVX.

    A highly qualified technician from Wilson Audio (or perhaps from a dealer in whom Wilson Audio has supreme confidence) will set them up. Knowing the speakers will be properly set up and fine-tuned in your home is one of the stress-reducing elements of the Wilson Audio package.
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    Gryphon Audio Pendragon

    From separate outputs on the line stage preamplifier or from a throughput coming out of the woofer tower the full range signal goes to an external, passive, high-pass filter at the base of the ribbon tower. The ribbon driver rolls off naturally. You are correct that the passive crossover does...

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