Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

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What are your main system Loudspeakers?

Floorstanding Speakers
923
53%
Horn Loaded Speakers
75
4%
Transmission Lines
32
2%
Electrostatic Loudspeakers
34
2%
Large Stand Mount Speakers
139
8%
Bookshelf Speakers
405
23%
Active Speakers
34
2%
Home Cinema Multi Channel Speakers
30
2%
Headphones
64
4%
 
Total votes: 1736

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Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by JaS » 24 Feb 2012 19:42

As most of us have probably spent a lot of time listening to different loudspeakers I thought it might be interesting to hear what everybody is using in their systems? To get the ball rolling, I'm running Ruark Crusader 2 floorstanders at the moment.

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by RP3user » 24 Feb 2012 19:59

Acoustic Energy AE1

Graham

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by jrobby » 24 Feb 2012 20:35

I also have a pair of Acoustic Energy AE1's,mounted on heavy duty Target 24" stands. Has been my reference since 1989 when I bought them new.

Jim

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by avole » 24 Feb 2012 20:43

Sonus Faber Minima
Sonus Faber Concerto

DIY stand mounts to be turned into floorstanders.

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Post by davetruestory » 24 Feb 2012 21:46

Aperion Audio Intimus 522, Best speaker I ever have.

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by JaS » 24 Feb 2012 21:57

Oops, I added an option for Home Cinema Multi Channel and it wiped the votes so far. Sorry, I didn't know it would do that :oops:

Regards,
JaS

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by Finger Painter » 24 Feb 2012 22:20

Monitor Audio RX6's
B&W 802 Matrix MkII's

So floorstanders it is

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by youngdand » 24 Feb 2012 22:41

I have B&W DM4's which i think a fatastic speakers for what they are, and in fact sold on a pair of LS 3/5a prefering the sound of these. although i am sure paired with the AB1's the rogers would have been superb. an unbelievable clarity in the mids, but bass felt a little false and no deep bass at all.

Also have a pair of wharfdale diamond 3 in the daugthers set up.

And my project for the summer is a pair of the large advent loudspeakers which need a good sanding and the bass cones refoaming. I couldn't resist them at £5 delivered.

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by bauzace50 » 24 Feb 2012 22:58

Paradigm Active / 20 pair.

See: http://www.stereophile.com/standloudspe ... index.html

But, also, one alternate pair for use when the muse dictates: DIY LS3/5a from Falcon Acoustics DIY kit.
With a Hafler DH-220 amplifier. (and Sunfire sub-woofer).

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by cats squirrel » 24 Feb 2012 23:12

Usher 604 main/front with ribbon super tweeters
Epos M5's with ribbon super tweeters for sides, on stands
Epos 2 bass/midrange, one Epos tweeter for front middle below tv
sub using 3 KEF racetrack units per channel

others include home builts using drive units from Audax and Visaton for computer, kitchen and workshop.

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by Dee Mento » 25 Feb 2012 04:08

Klipsch Palladium P-17B in my main system.

I've never been a big Klipsch fan, or a fan of horns in general but I'm really in love with these speakers. I listened to a lot of speakers before deciding on these and the longer I own them the more I like them. I demoed an REL sub recently and will add one later this year.

I used to be a floorstander guy, but my last few speakers have been bookshelves of the larger sizes. With or without a sub, easier to get good sound in smaller to mid size rooms.

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Post by abril » 25 Feb 2012 09:26

Stax SR-202/SRM-1/Mk-2

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by bubba45 » 25 Feb 2012 11:33

Wharfedale Diamond 9.1's in the lounge and Tannoy F1 Mercury in the bedroom.

Small bookshelf's but they suit the size of my flat / rooms.

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by Dinohyus Hollandi » 25 Feb 2012 20:23

My vote is for large, stand mount speakers: the Sonus Faber Cremona Auditor M...

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Re: Floorstanders, Bookshelf or Headphones - POLL

Post by davidsss » 26 Feb 2012 02:25

I have these:

http://www.audioreview.com/Channels/Aud ... 347899.jpg

Osborn Epitomes, although I don't have the Bass bins so only the taller speaker.

DS

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