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The 801's are very nice, what is the layout of the room he will be showing?
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I auditioned some B&W's when I was in the market for speakers. I've listened to some higher up PSB's, Paradigms, Martin Logans... but nothing truly high end.
What series B&Ws did you audition?

What would you consider truly high end?
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i like speakers. what are we talking about
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i like speakers. what are we talking about
I don't quite get your post.
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I auditioned the B&W 802Ds as well as the Wilson Sophias, Sonus Faber Cremonas, Quad ESL-2905s... the 802D setup was with Classé electronics. My old man wanted to setup a 5.1 with the 802D as the fronts, but just the power amps were 12k a piece.... the whole thing priced came to 70k+

We ended up with something more modest, but nonetheless very enjoyable.

My suggestion, don't go listen, it'll ruin you for life
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I'm not getting anything else then B&W anymore. I've personnaly auditioned nearly all speakers from their 800 series, 700 series, 600 series, Nautilus series. Their sound is amazing in the high-end section. But even the "cheap" 600 series speakers like the 685 for example sound great.

One of the downsides to B&W speakers is the fact they are really picky and depending on which amp and sources you use.
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