Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

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What are your main system Loudspeakers?

Floorstanding Speakers
930
53%
Horn Loaded Speakers
75
4%
Transmission Lines
32
2%
Electrostatic Loudspeakers
34
2%
Large Stand Mount Speakers
140
8%
Bookshelf Speakers
407
23%
Active Speakers
34
2%
Home Cinema Multi Channel Speakers
30
2%
Headphones
64
4%
 
Total votes: 1746

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by indieworks » 30 Mar 2012 17:36

I love my Tangent RS4 stand mounted speakers, which I purchased new in the 1970's and will never part with, but when a pair of B&W 802 series 80 matrix speakers came available for £50 I was converted to floor mounts!!

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by jackfish » 04 Apr 2012 15:24

So which category did the Magnepan owners check? Planar, panel or quasi-ribbon are not among the choices.

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by prt1969 » 04 Apr 2012 22:18

In my sig - Monitor Audio Silver RS6's

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by vincula2008 » 05 Apr 2012 19:40

Currently a lovely pair of Rega RS5 in the living-room, especially hand-plucked by a much respected member of this forum :wink: .

But then I also own two venerable Cabasse Dinghy 221 and a pair of huge DIY horns, the VincHorns : 1'60m tall, so I got my ultimatum and changed to something smaller... just before one of 'em was about to kill one of my kids :shock: !

Regards,

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by goatbreath » 10 Apr 2012 03:14


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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by Dadimo » 10 Apr 2012 15:51

21251

Focal JM Labs 807V. I guess you can call it a bookshelf, but I have them on stands. :D

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by kromagnum » 14 Apr 2012 02:08

A Pair of Recent Sony 3-way with 8" woofer sitting on top of older floor mounts with slight angles. I think they are some hardwood. I picked those up ataudio convention at Giants Stadium some years ago.
In storage I got a pair of Kenwood's 777S that I bought in 1978. 55 pounds each. When I have some room to put those, I will take them out of storage. They sound great!

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by Guest » 15 Apr 2012 02:51

The mini monitors in my Avatar ....... :mrgreen:

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by jimnfvnc » 18 Apr 2012 17:18

Mordaunt Short ms35Ti's on floor stands. Bought new about 25 years ago...still kicking...

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by Audirc » 19 Apr 2012 00:15

Dadimo wrote:21251

Focal JM Labs 807V. I guess you can call it a bookshelf, but I have them on stands. :D
Love 'em! I have the 836, thought about 807's, but figured with stands it's the same floor space.
I haven't found a better speaker for the $ than focal...

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by josephazannieri » 19 Apr 2012 03:51

Yo speaker seekers:

Focal also makes excellent, but very expensive raw drivers that are available in U. S. from Zalytron in Mineola, New York. They make an excellent MTM kit using Focal drivers that comes in about $2,000 by the time you are through. It's way over my head, but...

http://www.zalytron.com/

I have not used Focal drivers, but I hear they are in a similar class with Dynaudio drivers like mine, so I expect that the finished speaker systems will also be very good.

And good luck from that cheap old box builder,

Joe Z.

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by davidsss » 19 Apr 2012 12:15

My Osborns have Focal drivers, they do sound very good.

DS

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by Singlemania45 » 01 May 2012 20:48

Currently switching between Linn Kan MK1 and B&O CX50/ Castle Super Tweeters/Eltax 10 Sub.

Collection also includes Klipsch KG5, Richard Allan RA8 and Celef PE1.

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by Fatmangolf » 01 May 2012 21:47

Gold GX100 and REL Q200

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by Dismord » 02 May 2012 13:57

The Poll is missing two important categories.
Floor standers plus sub-woofer.
Satellite/bookshelf plus sub-woofer.

Or is such combination such heresy we can't mention them?

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