What did you do to your stereo rig today?

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  • deronb1
    deronb1 Posts: 5,039
    Thanks! I think these speakers were made with Spiro Gyra in mind. Holy smokes!
  • halo
    halo Posts: 5,614
    deronb1 wrote: »
    Thanks! I think these speakers were made with Spiro Gyra in mind. Holy smokes!

    Glad you are enjoying them! I had the DM 2/6, the Excite X14, and the Focus 260. All were very enjoyable and superb sounding speakers.
  • hochpt21
    hochpt21 Posts: 5,341
    edited February 2020
    halo wrote: »
    hochpt21 wrote: »
    I picked up a pair of 703’s and I’ve been burning them in.

    Almost done with the diy stands.

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    Same here. Done with burn in/break in. I got a new set of stands as well. New Triangle Borea BR03 speakers scheduled to arrive today - we will see who gets to stay!

    I had about 5 hours on them by remembering to go down there and restart the cd, but finally figured out the repeat option on my new-to-me Cambridge, lol, so the hours will pile on now. :)
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  • Nightfall
    Nightfall Posts: 9,426
    halo wrote: »
    deronb1 wrote: »
    Thanks! I think these speakers were made with Spiro Gyra in mind. Holy smokes!

    Glad you are enjoying them! I had the DM 2/6, the Excite X14, and the Focus 260. All were very enjoyable and superb sounding speakers.

    You're forgetting something.
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • halo
    halo Posts: 5,614
    Nightfall wrote: »
    halo wrote: »
    deronb1 wrote: »
    Thanks! I think these speakers were made with Spiro Gyra in mind. Holy smokes!

    Glad you are enjoying them! I had the DM 2/6, the Excite X14, and the Focus 260. All were very enjoyable and superb sounding speakers.

    You're forgetting something.

    Yes, I am! Thank you for the reminder! I once had the Emit 20 as well which I sold to a heck of a guy here on the forum :smile:
  • gp4jesus
    gp4jesus Posts: 1,627
    deronb1 wrote: »
    Thanks! I think these speakers were made with Spiro Gyra in mind. Holy smokes!
    which album? I have a lot of their early stuff on vinyl & CD

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  • deronb1
    deronb1 Posts: 5,039
    halo wrote: »
    Set up the Triangle Borea BR03 bookshelf speakers yesterday but I didn't get a chance to snap a picture until today (It's always "pics or it didn't happen" with you lot). I got the walnut finish and it looks really nice.
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    Look nice! Is that some sort of wave guide or diffuser on the tweet?
  • deronb1
    deronb1 Posts: 5,039
    gp4jesus wrote: »
    deronb1 wrote: »
    Thanks! I think these speakers were made with Spiro Gyra in mind. Holy smokes!
    which album? I have a lot of their early stuff on vinyl & CD

    I was listening to "Good to Go Go" when I wrote that. These excel with unplugged instruments and vocals. Piano is especially addictive. They put one hell of a tweeter in these.
  • Mike Reeter
    Mike Reeter Posts: 4,069
    halo wrote: »
    Set up the Triangle Borea BR03 bookshelf speakers yesterday but I didn't get a chance to snap a picture until today (It's always "pics or it didn't happen" with you lot). I got the walnut finish and it looks really nice.
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    I think your Listening Partner approves ;)

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  • Nightfall
    Nightfall Posts: 9,426
    halo wrote: »
    Set up the Triangle Borea BR03 bookshelf speakers yesterday but I didn't get a chance to snap a picture until today (It's always "pics or it didn't happen" with you lot). I got the walnut finish and it looks really nice.

    How do you like them compared to all the Dyn's you've had?
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • verb
    verb Posts: 9,809
    Just picked up a pair of Silnote Morpheus ref2 XLR's :smile:
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  • halo and deronb1 - can we get separate reviews on those Dyns and Triangles?

    deronb1 - never heard the SE tweeter, do you know what model was used for the upgrade?
  • deronb1
    deronb1 Posts: 5,039
    I think the tweeter was from the Contour 1.8. They also used the midwoofers from another Contour model. Reworked the xovers of course. I need to spend some more time with them to give a solid impression.
  • halo
    halo Posts: 5,614
    deronb1 wrote: »
    Look nice! Is that some sort of wave guide or diffuser on the tweet?

    Thanks! Good eye! Yes, it is meant to diffuse the sound coming out of the soft dome tweeter.

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    Nightfall wrote: »

    How do you like them compared to all the Dyn's you've had?

    Josh, too early to tell. The sound on these keeps changing (out of the box they were not-so-hot). Day 2, and they are opening up quite a bit. Bass response is ridiculous for a speaker this size. Soundstage is huge. Price is nice.

    I've been comparing several bookshelf speakers since the L200's left my apartment and I'll be putting my thoughts together for a more formal writeup.
    jbreezy5 wrote: »
    halo and deronb1 - can we get separate reviews on those Dyns and Triangles?

    Like I said above, I'll be putting my thoughts down on paper once I've done a little more work and given the Triangle's a little time to "mature." ;)

  • Got me a remote for basement surround receiver!

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  • verb
    verb Posts: 9,809
    Silnote Morpheus ref2 XLR's arrived yesterday! :smile:
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  • halo
    halo Posts: 5,614
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Turned it on. Warmed it up. Made some coffee. Amy Winehouse singing in the living room.

    Sounds like a great way to start the day! What kind of coffee?
  • lightman1
    lightman1 Posts: 10,650
    halo wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Turned it on. Warmed it up. Made some coffee. Amy Winehouse singing in the living room.

    Sounds like a great way to start the day! What kind of coffee?

    Death Wish
  • motorstereo
    motorstereo Posts: 1,590
    lightman1 wrote: »
    halo wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Turned it on. Warmed it up. Made some coffee. Amy Winehouse singing in the living room.

    Sounds like a great way to start the day! What kind of coffee?

    Death Wish

    How is that coffee? It seems to cost more than most of the other brands but the name kept me from trying it.
  • lightman1
    lightman1 Posts: 10,650
    joecoulson wrote: »
    Hack

    :D It's pretty good for off the shelf
  • lightman1
    lightman1 Posts: 10,650
    lightman1 wrote: »
    halo wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Turned it on. Warmed it up. Made some coffee. Amy Winehouse singing in the living room.

    Sounds like a great way to start the day! What kind of coffee?

    Death Wish

    How is that coffee? It seems to cost more than most of the other brands but the name kept me from trying it.

    It's a good strong brew for everyday consumption.
  • joecoulson
    joecoulson Posts: 4,944
    lightman1 wrote: »
    joecoulson wrote: »
    Hack

    :D It's pretty good for off the shelf

    Was talking about you
  • lightman1
    lightman1 Posts: 10,650
    joecoulson wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    joecoulson wrote: »
    Hack

    :D It's pretty good for off the shelf

    Was talking about you

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  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 22,894
    The sub Polk should have built, complete with the logo that should adorn all current Polk products...

    Very nice work indeed.
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  • Mike Reeter
    Mike Reeter Posts: 4,069
    ^^^^Dang man, you have an extremely good skill set. Now, get busy and build another one to make a pair :D
    SDA SRS 2.3TL's/SDA SRS 3.1TL's/SDA CRS+4.1TL's and some other stuff
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