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KEF 2005 - any difference in .5 eggs?

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by keyser, Oct 1, 2003.

  1. keyser

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    What´s the difference between the 2005 eggs and the 2005.2 eggs specswise? Is there an audible difference?

    I can only get the older versions here in Iceland, I was wondering if I should get them or wait for the newer ones(are they the same price).

    I can´t buy them in singles here, but the price of a pair(the older version) is 200 pounds.
     
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    I haven't heard either but reading the reviews in the Home Cinema mags it would seem that there is quite a big audible difference in the newer version of the Eggs
     
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    How much does the pair cost in the UK?

    I´m thinking of gettig two as back surrounds... cheaper and easier to get than two more bipoar Definitive Tech´s(I have BP2X´s as side surrounds).

    Does everyone that has two back surrounds place them both side by side... is there no sense in putting on higher(maybe even the ceiling) than the other?
     
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    Keysey...

    The centre rear surrounds are supposed to be placed higher on your back wall than the height of your L/R surround speakers, and they're supposed to be closer together than your front L/R speakers.

    They're also supposed to be 'aiming' downwards slightly towards your listening position, the aim of which (I'm assuming) is to prevent bad reflections from the front of your listening room.

    I certainately wouldn't advise ceiling mounting them though :D
     
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    keyser
    you can get the eggs as singles for around 80-100 GBP, try the usual suspects
    creative audio, Discountelectrical etc etc, not sure you could drive in and pick em up though.
     
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    Thanks.
    I sit very close to the backwall, so I would probably just angle the speakers differently.

    "try the usual suspects" I live in Iceland... do you have any websites.
     
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    The .5 eggs have a new driver supposedly which improves the midrange/treble response of the eggs. They also have a new subwoofer in the package and its meant to be a huge improvement.

    What HiFi S & V have just given them the 2003 Award in their catagory.

    Personally I think full size sounds better.

    Andy C
     
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    I had a home demo and for movies I thought they were ok but music playback I could not get them to sound well
     

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