Magico M6 on TAS

DaveyF

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Davey, I know quite a few sellers who don't know what their houses are worth, so they ask a broker, the market expert, to suggest a price. Sure the seller is free to accept or reject it, but often the seller is relying on the advice of the "professional". In this scenario, can you not imagine the broker suggesting a price that is more likely to sell quicker than a slightly higher price which would benefit more the seller?

This is like my relationship with my lawyer whom I hire for evictions. He is the expert, so I pay him to offer advice. Sure, I have to approve or reject that advice, so I am "completely" in control, but he knows more than I do, and could easily take advantage of that disparity of knowledge and experience. In these kinds of relationships, it is easy for one party to take advantage of the other. Same with construction contractors. It is easy to say that the client is in control. He is, but that does not mean that the hired professional will not put his own interests first. Buyer beware.
Peter, I don’t know the brokers you are talking about, but I can tell you this is not the way the business should be conducted...and IME this is not the way things are conducted, at least in my neck of the woods. If you wish to discuss this further, I think we should do this by PM.
 

PeterA

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Yes, i have heard it and like it a lot. it may be the best speaker they ever made. If I didn't already have 2 large, reference systems, I would pick up a pair and run them with symphonic line krafts. A dream system indeed.
Caesar, I would love to see an M Mini, with curved sides and baffles, basically a smaller version of the M3, but I think it would be outrageously expensive for a two-way speaker, probably similar to the final $32K for the Mini adjusted for inflation.

Have you read about the new Magico "A" line of speakers? There is quite an active discussion over on AudioShark. No contention or bitterness at all, only positive and optimistic comments. The A3, 4-driver, three-way, will be the largest speaker in the line and will retail for $9,800. This may become a very popular line for Magico and attract a whole new customer demographic: younger and more value oriented.

Magico discussions don't always result in bitter arguments, egos, and rants. They only seem to derail in these pages. It's a shame because the new M6 is a statement product from a relatively new company which is heavily invested in technology and construction techniques. I would love to read a comparative review of the M6 and Rockport Lyra.
 
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That sounds familiar.
"Caesar lashes out on the liberal media calling Magico superiority 'fake-news'” :-0

BTW, I just saw the Jan issue of TAS. S1/S3 received products of the year by, hard to imagine, not JV, but Andrew Quint, a Wilson avid fan for over 20 years. Sold his set, and bought Magico. Imagine that, another idiot. Same thing happend last year to Antony Cordesman. What is wrong with these people :rolleyes:
 
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KeithR

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I used that analogy because if one does not like TAS's or JV's practices, they can simply avoid reading the magazine. I hope I am more clearly describing the distinction between behavior which is unethical, illegal or simply distasteful or "dirty". Practices that breach professional guidelines or local, state, or federal laws should be prosecuted.
JV sold loaner Nordost cables on Audiogon for one - this isn't news guys. One of many stories out there.
 

bonzo75

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why do Magico focused threads always come off the rails? it seems like the posting takes a dark, nasty turn. like the gapers block on the freeway when there is an accident in the far lanes. we want to see if there is any blood.

time for music. a little Debussy tonight I think....
The Horns 2017 thread is so much friendlier, just saying...
 

sbo6

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Anyone fortunate enough to own Wilsons or Magicos are in a great situation. Both are excellent speakers, just different flavors of great sonics.
 
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Anyone fortunate enough to own Wilsons or Magicos are in a great situation. Both are excellent speakers, just different flavors of great sonics.
No, I don’t think it is a matter of taste, this is not what you are seeing here. It is a matter of a young, disruptive, company that is challenging the establishment.
And the establishment does not like that…
 
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The Horns 2017 thread is so much friendlier, just saying...
Yes, horns and horn debate are much more directional, much less side reflections ... :D
 

Audiocrack

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No, I don’t think it is a matter of taste, this is not what you are seeing here. It is a matter of a young, disruptive, company that is challenging the establishment.
And the establishment does not like that…
Cannata, apparently you consider everything that is not to your liking in this thread as an attack of Magico. That is rather strange. I and few others have critized the (ethical) behavior of a certain journalist of TAS. That is something completely different than a sort of conspiracy to mock your favourite loudspeaker company. Come on man, move on and start broaden your (audio) horizon.
 

sbo6

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No, I don’t think it is a matter of taste, this is not what you are seeing here. It is a matter of a young, disruptive, company that is challenging the establishment.
And the establishment does not like that…
There are two sides to every coin. If we're talking establishment in an audio forum you're taking this way too seriously. Sit back, grab your favorite beverage and listen to a song or two and enjoy...
 

PeterA

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JV sold loaner Nordost cables on Audiogon for one - this isn't news guys. One of many stories out there.
Could you share a list of the other stories that you have heard? I'm not aware of the Nordost story, but then, I don't hear these things.
 

TLi

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Peter Mackay is in Hong Kong demonstrating M6. I was there yesterday to audition it for over an hour in the best seat.

As a M Project user myself, I can clearly say M6 is a M Project of M Project. 3 years ago when I first auditioned M Project, the extreme resolution and pronounced articulation were the most striking impression which I still remembered clearly. I ordered one right away.

History just repeats itself. All the good things in M Project just get better in M6, so M Pro of M Pro, again I ordered one right away.

m6 demo.jpeg
 

CKKeung

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Peter Mackay is in Hong Kong demonstrating M6. I was there yesterday to audition it for over an hour in the best seat.
As a M Project user myself, I can clearly say M6 is a M Project of M Project. 3 years ago when I first auditioned M Project, the extreme resolution and pronounced articulation were the most striking impression which I still remembered clearly. I ordered one right away.
History just repeats itself. All the good things in M Project just get better in M6, so M Pro of M Pro, again I ordered one right away.
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Big Congratulations! ;)
 

christoph

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