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  1. Richy1984

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    For anyone that went to the Bristol Show, what were your top 5 products? Those that impressed me the most were...

    1. PMC Twenty.26
    2. B&W 600 Series
    3. Proac Response D Twenty
    4. Kudos X3
    5. Atlas Cables (as they seemed very down to earth)
     
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    The ProAcs did sound amazingly good - especially seeing as they were only being driven by a Nait XS2!
     
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    Best of show for me:
    1.PMC Fact.12 speakers sounded the most impressive
    2.Qobuz - Flac 16/44.1 true CD streaming
    3.Pioneer N50 streamer (for the show price of £350, quite the bargain)
    4.Arcam 950 (I'm sure this would have impressed me had it not be stuck in Russian customs - I went on the Friday)
    5.KEF's E-Series as pure bang for buck - for £900 they sounded very good playing the "The Lorax" demo.
     
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    They certainly were impressive, and for me, better than some hi-fi rooms! That is partly down to the KEF boys knowing how to set things up properly, and the designer of the package, who seemed to have done an amazing job of blending that sub with the satellites!
     
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    Hi
    Hi Dav1df
    Do you have any info, what av amp did they use and x over for sub.
     
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    I don't have any info as to how they set it up (I could try and find out), and I believe they were using a relatively Pioneer AV receiver - again, I'll try and find out.
     
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    Hi. Dav1df
    Thanks for the info, it's just that I have the e305 with a yam 675 amp, and I was curious to no there setup.
     
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    They were using a Pioneer SC1223, which is a very similarly price receiver to yours. I'm told they left the crossover point at whatever it was that the Pioneer set, but I'm not sure what that was. I would guess around the 70-100Hz mark, maybe a little higher with it being a larger room and the fronts were away from the front wall.
     
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    The Elac speakers sounded great. Biggest disappointment was the Spendor A6r
     
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    For sensible money I really liked the sound of the SVS ultra bookshelf speakers and Gary Yacoubian is probably the nicest industry guy I have met in a very long time.
     

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