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  • headrottheadrott Posts: 5,490
    edited June 2011
    Pycroft wrote: »
    ^^^^ Was just about to post that - local to me - a little misleading - I'm not sure if it's 500 dollars for 500 for each speaker which it says in the listing (1,000 total).

    Looks like a possible great buy.

    James

    The impression I got was $500 each speaker. So, $1000 total. It just seems like less money if he states 500$ each (speaker) opposed to $1000 for both. I may be mistaken in my interpretation though. If it's $500 for both speakers it is absolutley a great buy for the 2.3TL's! Get them somebody!

    Greg
    Relayer-Big-O-Poster.jpg
    Taken from a recent Audioholics reply regarding "Club Polk" and Polk speakers:
    "I'm yet to hear a Polk speaker that merits more than a sentence and 60 seconds discussion." :\
    My response is: If you need 60 seconds to respond in one sentence, you probably should't be evaluating Polk speakers.....


    "Green leaves reveal the heart spoken Khatru"- Jon Anderson

    "Have A Little Faith! And Everything You'll Face, Will Jump From Out Right On Into Place! Yeah! Take A Little Time! And Everything You'll Find, Will Move From Gloom Right On Into Shine!"- Arthur Lee
  • audiobillyaudiobilly Posts: 351
    edited June 2011
    The lady returned my email, it is indeed $1000 for the pair. She also has some Carver gear to sell as well. She says this is her sons' system, as he recently passed away and is selling his stuff.
  • nwohlfordnwohlford Posts: 700
    edited June 2011
    audiobilly wrote: »
    The lady returned my email, it is indeed $1000 for the pair. She also has some Carver gear to sell as well. She says this is her sons' system, as he recently passed away and is selling his stuff.

    Looking back at the original ad, I see that my reading comprehension is horrible. I apologize if anyone got overly excited by the $500.
  • kawizx9rkawizx9r Posts: 5,179
    edited June 2011
    Vette C6.r wrote: »

    Those are mine Vette.

    Not posting them up on the forum considering what I paid for them locally. For that reason alone, I'd rather make a profit from a random stranger on ebay rather than take advantage of that from anyone here on the forum. I'll consider something for a forum member if they really want them, but like I said I'd rather not profit from anyone here.
    Truck setup
    Alpine 9856
    Phoenix Gold RSD65CS

    For Sale
    Polk SR6500
    Polk SR5250
    Polk SR104


    heiney9 wrote: »
    Any clue how to use the internet? Found it in about 10 sec.
  • renowilliamsrenowilliams Posts: 920
    edited June 2011
    "They're always talking about my drinking, but never mention my thirst" Oscar Wilde


    Pre-Amp: Anthem AVM 20
    Amp: Carver TFM-35
    Amp: Rotel RB-870BX
    Fronts : SDA 1B w/ RDO-194s
    T.V.:Plasma TC-P54G25
    Bluray: Oppo BDP-93
    Speaker Cables: MIT Terminater
    Interconnect Cables:DH Labs Silver Sonic BL-1isonic
  • gwhgwh Posts: 1,445
    edited June 2011
    Tulsa Okla. Polk's
    You might shoot the guy an offer.

    http://tulsa.craigslist.org/ele/2447260591.html
    HT:
    Martin Logan Motion 40
    Martin Logan Motion 50XT
    Emotiva Airmotiv E2
    SVS SB16 Ultra
    Def Tech Reference Sub
    Yamaha RX-A3070

    Signal Cable speaker wires & interconnects.
  • renowilliamsrenowilliams Posts: 920
    edited June 2011
    "They're always talking about my drinking, but never mention my thirst" Oscar Wilde


    Pre-Amp: Anthem AVM 20
    Amp: Carver TFM-35
    Amp: Rotel RB-870BX
    Fronts : SDA 1B w/ RDO-194s
    T.V.:Plasma TC-P54G25
    Bluray: Oppo BDP-93
    Speaker Cables: MIT Terminater
    Interconnect Cables:DH Labs Silver Sonic BL-1isonic
  • michaeljhsda2michaeljhsda2 Posts: 1,985
    edited June 2011
    They are definitely not 1.2 TL's because they have the SL2000 tweeters. There are either original SRS's or 1.2's. The determining factor is whether they have a pin/blade interconnect or blade/blade. If they are pin/blade then they're 1.2's. If they're blade/blade, then they are the original SRS's. I am emailing the seller to find out what kind of IC they have.
    SDA SRS 1.2TL's
    SDA 1C's w/Clarity Cap ESA; PA, Mills, RD0194-1's
    SDA 2B TL's w/RD0198-1's
    Yaqin MC-30L integrated tube amp
    Yaqin MS-20L integrated tube amp
  • headrottheadrott Posts: 5,490
    edited June 2011
    kawizx9r wrote: »
    Those are mine Vette.

    Not posting them up on the forum considering what I paid for them locally. For that reason alone, I'd rather make a profit from a random stranger on ebay rather than take advantage of that from anyone here on the forum. I'll consider something for a forum member if they really want them, but like I said I'd rather not profit from anyone here.

    What's the reason for the sale? Just curious.

    Greg
    Relayer-Big-O-Poster.jpg
    Taken from a recent Audioholics reply regarding "Club Polk" and Polk speakers:
    "I'm yet to hear a Polk speaker that merits more than a sentence and 60 seconds discussion." :\
    My response is: If you need 60 seconds to respond in one sentence, you probably should't be evaluating Polk speakers.....


    "Green leaves reveal the heart spoken Khatru"- Jon Anderson

    "Have A Little Faith! And Everything You'll Face, Will Jump From Out Right On Into Place! Yeah! Take A Little Time! And Everything You'll Find, Will Move From Gloom Right On Into Shine!"- Arthur Lee
  • michaeljhsda2michaeljhsda2 Posts: 1,985
    edited June 2011
    They are definitely not 1.2 TL's because they have the SL2000 tweeters. There are either original SRS's or 1.2's. The determining factor is whether they have a pin/blade interconnect or blade/blade. If they are pin/blade then they're 1.2's. If they're blade/blade, then they are the original SRS's. I am emailing the seller to find out what kind of IC they have.

    They have a blade/blade IC so they are the original SRS's.
    SDA SRS 1.2TL's
    SDA 1C's w/Clarity Cap ESA; PA, Mills, RD0194-1's
    SDA 2B TL's w/RD0198-1's
    Yaqin MC-30L integrated tube amp
    Yaqin MS-20L integrated tube amp
  • kawizx9rkawizx9r Posts: 5,179
    edited June 2011
    headrott wrote: »
    What's the reason for the sale? Just curious.

    Greg

    Don't use them and I could use the money for gas+minor things my car needs. Started school a month ago so I don't have much $$$ for anything I need.
    Truck setup
    Alpine 9856
    Phoenix Gold RSD65CS

    For Sale
    Polk SR6500
    Polk SR5250
    Polk SR104


    heiney9 wrote: »
    Any clue how to use the internet? Found it in about 10 sec.
  • nwohlfordnwohlford Posts: 700
    edited June 2011
    SDA 1C (maybe B) in Baltimore area for $600. Seems a bit high but they are "liquid cooled" and he is open to offers.

    http://baltimore.craigslist.org/ele/2455874362.html
  • WGDBWGDB Posts: 162
    edited June 2011
    Pioneer Elite SC-35, Polk RTA (Real Time Array) 12's,
    Polk Monitor 40 surrounds, Polk CSiA4 Center,
    Polk PSW125, Sharp LC-46D62U,
    Panasonic DMP-BD85, Harmony One,
    iMac streaming an Apple TVII, or Squeezebox Touch
    Bedroom Rig~Sony STRDG-920, Polk Monitor 60 fronts, Polk RM6750 Satellites and Sub, Panasonic DMP-BD85
    Rabbit Hole Rig~Yamaha CA1010, Yamaha CT1010, Polk SDA 2A's, Teac A1500 R2R
  • leroyjr1leroyjr1 Posts: 8,799
    edited June 2011
    nwohlford wrote: »
    SDA 1C (maybe B) in Baltimore area for $600. Seems a bit high but they are "liquid cooled" and he is open to offers.

    http://baltimore.craigslist.org/ele/2455874362.html

    Wow, liquid cooled and they can reset themselves.... Lol
  • On3s&Z3r0sOn3s&Z3r0s Posts: 1,013
    edited June 2011

    As long as we're snarking about people trying to hype the speakers they know little about... these are a rare find. 1.2 TL's with the SL 2000 tweeters. They are Michael Polk's flagship model! I'm guessing Michael is the lesser known, black sheep, beer swilling, Billy Carter of the Polk family. :biggrin:
  • michaeljhsda2michaeljhsda2 Posts: 1,985
    edited June 2011
    On3s&Z3r0s wrote: »
    As long as we're snarking about people trying to hype the speakers they know little about... these are a rare find. 1.2 TL's with the SL 2000 tweeters. They are Michael Polk's flagship model! I'm guessing Michael is the lesser known, black sheep, beer swilling, Billy Carter of the Polk family. :biggrin:

    LOL . The seller stated that the IC is blade/blade so they're not even 1.2's. Guess he'll eventually disclose that at some point before the auction ends...
    SDA SRS 1.2TL's
    SDA 1C's w/Clarity Cap ESA; PA, Mills, RD0194-1's
    SDA 2B TL's w/RD0198-1's
    Yaqin MC-30L integrated tube amp
    Yaqin MS-20L integrated tube amp
  • CNWDICNWDI Posts: 89
    edited June 2011
    nwohlford wrote: »
    SDA 1C (maybe B) in Baltimore area for $600. Seems a bit high but they are "liquid cooled" and he is open to offers.

    http://baltimore.craigslist.org/ele/2455874362.html
    leroyjr1 wrote: »
    Wow, liquid cooled and they can reset themselves.... Lol

    It concerns me that the owner both thinks they're liquid cooled, and has apparently tripped them multiple times...

    Given that sets of 1Cs have gone unsold here recently (SC for $350), but I'm close enough to Catonsville for pickup, what do folks think I should offer for these given that I won't know 1C/1B (or any other damage/details) until after purchase? $300 seem reasonable, or too much of a low-ball?
    Current polk speakers:
    Family room 5.1: TC265i R/L, VM10 Center, RC65i surrounds (couldn't match the TCs)
    Basement non-dedicated 7.1 HT: SDA-CRS+ R/L, 255c-LS Center, LSiFX surrounds, RC80i in-ceiling rear surround, plus Wharfedale 12" sub (some day I'll get around to building 15" F-20 sub).
  • nwohlfordnwohlford Posts: 700
    edited June 2011
    CNWDI wrote: »
    It concerns me that the owner both thinks they're liquid cooled, and has apparently tripped them multiple times...

    Given that sets of 1Cs have gone unsold here recently (SC for $350), but I'm close enough to Catonsville for pickup, what do folks think I should offer for these given that I won't know 1C/1B (or any other damage/details) until after purchase? $300 seem reasonable, or too much of a low-ball?

    They are 1C (wood trim at the top and bottom). I could not remember the difference earlier and was too lazy to look it up. For what I have seen, I think that $300-350 is fair, but it really depends on how much you want them. Having them in close driving distance obviously is a big plus. Of course this assumes that all of the drivers work.
  • nspindelnspindel Posts: 5,346
    edited June 2011
    I paid $250 for my 1C's, but they were a bit rough cosmetically.
    Good music, a good source, and good power can make SDA's sing. Tubes make them dance.
  • On3s&Z3r0sOn3s&Z3r0s Posts: 1,013
    edited July 2011
    Speaking of 1C's, if there are any Western WA (maybe even OR) Polkies who are interested in a pair where most of the big upgrades have already been done (tweeters and XO's), I just noticed a pair on CL for $600. Personally, I think that's not way out of line when upgrades have been performed, esp. if they're still in good cosmetic shape. No personal affil on this, by the way.

    http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/ele/2465416425.html
  • agfrostagfrost Posts: 2,314
    edited July 2011
    SDA 2.3's in Chicagoland--He's got them listed as TL's, but they're not.

    http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/ele/2485395185.html
    Jay
    SDA 2BTL * Musical Fidelity A5cr amp * Marantz DV-9500 * Modded Adcom GDA-600 DAC * Rythmik F8 (x2)
    Micro Seiki DQ-50 * A hodgepodge of cabling * Belkin PF60
    Preamp rotation: Krell KSL (SCompRacer recapped) * Manley Shrimp * PS Audio 5.0
  • AFEuphmanAFEuphman Posts: 55
    edited July 2011
    Not sure if these are up here yet, but audiogon has a pair of SDA-CRS for $125 in Santa Fe. He's calling them 4/10, but...
  • anonymouseanonymouse Posts: 2,671
    edited July 2011
    AFEuphman wrote: »
    Not sure if these are up here yet, but audiogon has a pair of SDA-CRS for $125 in Santa Fe. He's calling them 4/10, but...

    Those are CRS+, and the condition is not half bad. This is a deal!
  • jimbo1421jimbo1421 Posts: 778
    edited July 2011
    AFEuphman wrote: »
    Not sure if these are up here yet, but audiogon has a pair of SDA-CRS for $125 in Santa Fe. He's calling them 4/10, but...

    I will be going to see them this afternoon. The seller doesn't have the IC nor understand its function. Still, if they are fixed up they might work better than my SDA 1Bs in my small living room. Either that or use them as surrounds or a single one as a center.

    Jim

    PS: What is the difference between the CRS and CRS+?
    5.1 System:
    TCL R613 55" 4K
    Front: SRS-3.1TL
    Center: CS400i
    Surround: Monitor 10B
    PSW10 subwoofer
    Onkyo PR-SC886P Pre/Pro
    NAD T955 5 channel power amplifier
    Technics SL-1710 MK2 turntable
    Audio-Technica AT14Sa cartridge
    Parasound P3 pre-amp
    Oppo BDP-103 Blu-Ray
    2014 MacBook Pro 2.8 GHz

    2.0 Office System:
    Monitor 10A (Peerless)
    Outlaw 1050 receiver
    Parasound HCA-1000A power amp
    MacPro
  • Big DawgBig Dawg Posts: 1,962
    edited July 2011
    jimbo1421 wrote: »
    I will be going to see them this afternoon. The seller doesn't have the IC nor understand its function. Still, if they are fixed up they might work better than my SDA 1Bs in my small living room. Either that or use them as surrounds or a single one as a center.

    Jim

    PS: What is the difference between the CRS and CRS+?

    The CRS has two tweeters, one of which is dimensional. The CRS+ is basically a reconfigured 2B, and can be upgraded to TL.
  • jimbo1421jimbo1421 Posts: 778
    edited July 2011
    Thanks BD. I now recall seeing pics of the two tweeter version.

    Jim
    5.1 System:
    TCL R613 55" 4K
    Front: SRS-3.1TL
    Center: CS400i
    Surround: Monitor 10B
    PSW10 subwoofer
    Onkyo PR-SC886P Pre/Pro
    NAD T955 5 channel power amplifier
    Technics SL-1710 MK2 turntable
    Audio-Technica AT14Sa cartridge
    Parasound P3 pre-amp
    Oppo BDP-103 Blu-Ray
    2014 MacBook Pro 2.8 GHz

    2.0 Office System:
    Monitor 10A (Peerless)
    Outlaw 1050 receiver
    Parasound HCA-1000A power amp
    MacPro
  • jimbo1421jimbo1421 Posts: 778
    edited July 2011
    AFEuphman wrote: »
    Not sure if these are up here yet, but audiogon has a pair of SDA-CRS for $125 in Santa Fe. He's calling them 4/10, but...

    Got 'em. $85.00, no listening test. They flunked the press test, but I think that will be easily fixed. They also need a pin/blade IC.

    More later.

    Jim
    5.1 System:
    TCL R613 55" 4K
    Front: SRS-3.1TL
    Center: CS400i
    Surround: Monitor 10B
    PSW10 subwoofer
    Onkyo PR-SC886P Pre/Pro
    NAD T955 5 channel power amplifier
    Technics SL-1710 MK2 turntable
    Audio-Technica AT14Sa cartridge
    Parasound P3 pre-amp
    Oppo BDP-103 Blu-Ray
    2014 MacBook Pro 2.8 GHz

    2.0 Office System:
    Monitor 10A (Peerless)
    Outlaw 1050 receiver
    Parasound HCA-1000A power amp
    MacPro
  • vstarkwellvstarkwell Posts: 328
    edited September 2011
    No Affiliation

    I do believe these are SDA-2's, seems like they don't realize what they have and for $100 I'd say go get'em

    http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/ele/2581727639.html
    Monitor 7C's With Tubes
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