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This thread is weird this site is just weird. So when some one posts a pic of their really nice highend system and then ... no replies... Some one posts a pic of their 300$ mixing speakers placed on their desk ... 10 replies all saying how nice of a system... So them I have come to the conclusion that not many people here care for and or have high end systems.
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well one this is not primarily an audio enthusiast website, 2 there are def. some people with high end systems here and 3 people dont have to spend a lot on their system to deserve compliments on it
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You also after a certain point aren't really getting your money's worth on audio performance. I mean, sure you'll hear a difference in a $500 set of floor standings vs a $2,500 set. But you won't hear that huge a difference from a typical $5,000 set vs a typical $2,500...

I may not have the most expensive set up, but it suits my needs more than perfectly, and I don't feel a need to upgrade.
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post #3104 of 3865
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This thread is weird this site is just weird. So when some one posts a pic of their really nice highend system and then ... no replies... Some one posts a pic of their 300$ mixing speakers placed on their desk ... 10 replies all saying how nice of a system... So them I have come to the conclusion that not many people here care for and or have high end systems.

High-end boutique gear is not as recognizable or as easy to associate with as decent mid-range gear.

Would you be able to recognize my speakers if you didn't know them?

Compare this to the sense of familiarity the average person would get when they see a pair of speakers from Klipsch, Swan, AudioEngine, et al.
Edited by friend'scatdied - 3/4/13 at 11:56am
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High-end boutique gear is not as recognizable or as easy to associate with as decent mid-range gear.

Would you be able to recognize my speakers if you didn't know them?

Compare this to the sense of familiarity the average person would get when they see a pair of speakers from Klipsch, Swan, AudioEngine, et al.

 

Agreed. Remember that older speakers before the emergence of internet may have inaccessible or no public info. Lots of audio companies (more recent examples: AV123 and eD designs) are now defunct as well... either due to poor internal controls or just bad business ethics. Many of these companies made some good sounding speakers. It's sad that most of us won't ever be able to hear them.

 

Forums like audiokarma deals more with vintage stuff so that would be one place to look on obscure speakers. High end systems are often made by smaller companies and may not get as much exposure. Most people are not looking to buy 5000 dollar speaker setups.


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This thread is weird this site is just weird. So when some one posts a pic of their really nice highend system and then ... no replies... Some one posts a pic of their 300$ mixing speakers placed on their desk ... 10 replies all saying how nice of a system... So them I have come to the conclusion that not many people here care for and or have high end systems.

I replied to and told you where to post your pictures. I killed the thread with a reference to you. rolleyes.gif

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This thread is weird this site is just weird. So when some one posts a pic of their really nice highend system and then ... no replies... Some one posts a pic of their 300$ mixing speakers placed on their desk ... 10 replies all saying how nice of a system... So them I have come to the conclusion that not many people here care for and or have high end systems. I suppose everyones budget was wasted on a mac(jk)

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slowly coming together....



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slowly coming together....
 

 

There is a beautiful thing called lighting.

 

 

or flash.

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slowly coming together....




Yes it is. thumb.gif Better pics next time. smile.gif
    
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