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Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by Stellavision, Mar 26, 2004.

  1. Stellavision

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    After spending £2500 on new fronts and sub I am re-assessing my surround speakers.
    At present I am using 4 Mission M7D's. I have been fancying M&K's K4 Tripoles, but I have now possibly got an opportunity to purchase a pair of B&W DS6 THX certified dipoles for around £200.
    I would be using the new tripoles or dipoles on the L&R surrounds and keeping a pair of my M7D bipoles for by back surrounds.

    Any thoughts would be appreciated guys.
    Cheers.
     
  2. avanzato

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    I'm pretty sure that the DS6 is limited to Pro-logic in bandwidth.
    Something like 7-8khz top end only.

    Have you checked the B&W site they used to have a past products page?
     
  3. Stellavision

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    Thanks. I just checked the B&W site and their top end does only go up to 8kHz. Shame.:(
    Just looking at some specs for the K4's and they are a lot bigger than I thought, particularly in depth. I'm not sure if Mrs Stella would aprove.
    Why can't anything in life be simple?:confused:
     
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    I've seen a pair of K-4's at another forum members place. I'm suprised you thought them to be big, i thought they were very discreet, especially in white.

    Lovely speakers too :smashin:
     
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    Maybe I interpreted the measurements as inches when they were meant to be cm or something?
    I'll have to try and get a look at some somewhere.
     
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    I am trying to find a price for the new DS6 S3 and the DS7 but I'm not having any look. What are these things retailing at these days?
     
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    From the M&K User Manual:

    K-4 Tripole®
    IMPEDANCE: 4 ohms
    MINIMUM POWER: 25 watts RMS
    RECOMMENDED POWER: 50 watts RMS to 150 watts RMS
    MAXIMUM POWER: 150 watts RMS unclipped peaks
    FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 100 - 20 KHz (± 3dB)
    DIMENSIONS: 7 3/8” x 6” x 6 3/8” (HWD)
    WEIGHT: 6 lbs.
    DRIVERS: 1 1” Tweeter
    1 4” Mid/Woofer
    2 2.5” Mid/Tweeters
     
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    Cheers Steve.
    Looks like I was probably thinking centimetres.
    Anyway, you've just ruled out the K4's for me by pointing out the impedance. My Pioneer 2011 doesn't reccomend speakers rated under 8 ohms.:suicide:
     
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    Has anyone heard the Kef Q2ds?
    They look promising and should be a decent match for my Kef KHT 9000's.
     
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    I think the DS6 S3 go for about £600 and the DS7 £900
    :)
     
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    What hi-fi gave the Q7 package a best buy star and said that the Q2ds were very good.

    If not I have a pair of Kef 65ds for sale in the classifieds or a pair of Q7s if you really what some punch:D
     

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