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Q. Quad 21L or B&W M1 speakers ??????

Discussion in 'Arcam Owners' Forum' started by ldavisuk, Jul 5, 2005.

  1. ldavisuk

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    I am in the process of deciding speakers for my AV250 and DV79.

    i listen to 50/50 music and movies.

    Has anyone have expierience with the Quad 21L (possibly 12L) or B&W M1 speakers.

    What is better??????????

    Thanks

    Lee
     
  2. Crustyloafer

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    Are you really meaning to compare the Quad 21Ls with the B&W M1 sateliites. The B&Ws are good but they could never compete with a more conventional sized full range speaker setup.
     
  3. milpai

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    ldavisuk, are you really serious comparing these 2 loudspeakers? Dude, you are comparing apples to oranges. Please don't insult my fav loudspeakers.

    Just kidding. Have a listen to Quad 21Ls. I must be the latest owners of these babies (bird's eye maple) on this forum. On an average I spend 2 hours daily listening to them. If music is critical to you then simply go for them instead of the other choice you have mentioned!!

    And once you have them (or any other brand/model you choose), don't look at reviews. Just start concentrating on accumulating good music - not equipment. This is where most people get the "upgraditis" virus from.
     
  4. ldavisuk

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    Gents,

    Many thanks for your input - the decision has been made - 'Quads'

    Regards

    Lee
     
  5. milpai

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    Welcome to the gang :hiya:
     
  6. ldavisuk

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    after a chat with ny local Hifi guy - he said not to go with the Quads but PMC GB1 - anyone one had expierience????
     
  7. cameronl

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    hi there, I have the Quad 21L speakers and an Arcam A32 amp and imho it drives the Quads only to an ok level (I don't use it for this task though i have tested it). The A32 is supposed to be better at stereo than the AV250.

    I would think though that the PMC speakers would be even harder to drive and they don't look anywhere as nice as the Quads imo :)

    CaM
     
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    I have the Arcam AVR300 and Quad 21Ls, biamped, and am very happy with this set up :thumbsup: .
     
  9. milpai

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    ldavisuk,
    You are comparing loudspeakers in different price brackets. The PCMs look good on sites and reviews...never listened to them...but the price range is different. £1145.00 VS £695
     

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