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Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by Vodder, Sep 20, 2004.

  1. Vodder

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    Just bi-wired my fronts, had some qed silver cable left from install and suddenly realised that I hadn't done it! DOH!

    I thought it would be better, but its another step up again! Super sharp and detailed, suddenly heard guitar rifts on "Verve - Lukcy Man" that I didn't know existed!

    BEAUTIFUL! :smoke:
     
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    What, you didn't have the jumpers/links fitted, oops that must have sounded odd :laugh: . Or do you mean Bi-wiring really made that much difference?

    Cheers, Mylo :)
     
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    Nah, the jumpers were left on before, I just never thought to use my left over cable to bi-wire! Just got lost in the buzz of getting it setup as quikly as possible I suppose

    Taken the jumpers off now and connected up the spare cabling - sweet as a nut! :thumbsup:

    Well impresssed with the result. Got a horrible feeling this might get my improvement bug going again!
     
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    superb, you can't be a free upgrade
     
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    That's what I thought! - just can't believe I hadn't done it before :smashin:
     
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    Well for the next upgrade you should look for a nice second hand Rotel seteeo power amp so you can bi-amp the front speakers. I felt it made quite a difference to the power, dynamics and bass :D
     
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    Agreed. Bi-amping makes a big difference
     
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    Dfour - reckon I could follow your example at this rate :devil: Can you get 7 channel power amps, or is there no point?

    Power amp and DAC and jobs a good'un! Oh dear, here we go again.... :rotfl:
     
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    If your want get a 7 channel power amp you might as well invest in a processor and dump the 1400:devil: If you want the ultimat in authority get two identical power amps, bridge them to mono and use one for each channel on the fronts:D Unfortunaltly mine are different models and the rb981 goes for silly money second hand :(
    I dont see the point in using a power amp for the rears as they dont do a lot usually even though a few can be bi-wired and therefore bi-amped:D Can you imagine:
    A/ The cost
    B/ The wiring involved:suicide:
    In bi-amping all your 5.1/6.1/7 speakers system!!!!
     
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    Oh yes :). Biamping all channels is a bit far but an idle doodle this afternoon morphed into a Bryston SP1.7 and 7x Exposure 3010 Power Amps...... then sadly I went back to the task of greenlighting units for the Heathrow show :(.
     
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    Yes, that's why I gave 5.1 the push and went back to stereo instead :laugh:

    DT
     
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    oh no - after the hassle it took getting the 1400, it aint going nowhere! :D

    I'll look into these power amps more tho - what are the sort of models you'd recommend?
     
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    I've never owned speakers that have allowed bi-wiring. Recent speakers of mine have included Epos and Dynaudio. I can't understand - if it apparently makes such an improvement, why don't all manufacturers provide the facility?
     
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    Dynaudio have a big passage in their manuals explaining their philosophy whilst only the Epos ELS3 and its new matching centre cannot be biwired in their current range of speakers so I don't know if they count anymore.
     

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