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Its not about who is right or wrong but most of my friends would never even spend £200 on an amplifier or a set of speakers.

 

Not even if they were 50 years old (the friends, and the speakers), and the size of a couple of refridgerators (the friends, and the speakers), and got them for nothing out of a skip ?

 

How odd !

 

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Unfortunately for you, you are going to find it hard to demo the ADMs back to back against anything and given your reluctance to buy on faith, these speakers are really not for you, so you might as well forget about them.

For many other people though, they are ideal.

Think I'm by far in the majority, mate. Few buy speakers on faith alone, which, when you think about it, is as it should be.

Good luck to you anyway.

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jcbrum wrote:

drummerman wrote:

Its not about who is right or wrong but most of my friends would never even spend £200 on an amplifier or a set of speakers.

 

Not even if they were 50 years old (the friends, and the speakers), and the size of a couple of refridgerators (the friends, and the speakers), and got them for nothing out of a skip ?

 

How odd !

 

JC

Uuh?

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...Ummm... You do know that the ADM9's have been reviewed (and 5 star rated) by WHF?...

 

...Ummm... You do know that B&W's PM1's also received a 5 star rating by What Hi-Fi?

And that the WHF website curently lists 25 other 5 star rated speakers in the £1000 to £2000 category apart from the PM1's and ADM 9's?

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drummerman wrote:

jcbrum wrote:

drummerman wrote:

Its not about who is right or wrong but most of my friends would never even spend £200 on an amplifier or a set of speakers.

 

Not even if they were 50 years old (the friends, and the speakers), and the size of a couple of refridgerators (the friends, and the speakers), and got them for nothing out of a skip ?

 

How odd !

 

JC

Uuh?

regards

 

Sorry, dm,  it was an attempt at humourous rhetorical sarcasm.

 

Won't do it again.

 

:oops:

 

JC    :silenced:

 

 

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Overdose wrote:
Unfortunately for you, you are going to find it hard to demo the ADMs back to back against anything and given your reluctance to buy on faith, these speakers are really not for you, so you might as well forget about them.

For many other people though, they are ideal.

Think I'm by far in the majority, mate. Few buy speakers on faith alone, which, when you think about it, is as it should be.

Good luck to you anyway.

Minority, majority? Who cares? It wasn't my point and I'm not sure how luck comes into this?

I have what I need for now, it's you that's looking and you need to look elsewhere. The ADMs are clearly  not for you for a number of reasons that you have stated yourself, so nothing worth worrying about is it?

It almost seems that you're bitter about the fact that you can't easily get to hear them. Just relax, there are other more accessible options for you.

Plenty more fish in the sea as they say.

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Ajani wrote:

 

...Ummm... You do know that the ADM9's have been reviewed (and 5 star rated) by WHF?...

 

...Ummm... You do know that B&W's PM1's also received a 5 star rating by What Hi-Fi?

And that the WHF website curently lists 25 other 5 star rated speakers in the £1000 to £2000 category apart from the PM1's and ADM 9's?

And how many of said speakers have incorporated remote controlled preamp, DAC and active power amplification?

Ummmmmm?

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Seems to have woken lindsayt up though   (he of the wardrobe sized speakers)    ROFL

 

How many of those WHF speakers, previously listed as 5*, have built-in remote control pre-amp with memory, remote selectable multi digital and analogue inputs, built in DAC, active x-overs with ech driver directly connected to it's own matched amp, and in attractive domestic finishes with grilles ?

 

Needing only a source to provide a full hifi complement all in one cabinet.

 

JC

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oops, crossed posts.

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Seems to have woken lindsayt up though   (he of the wardrobe sized speakers)    ROFL

 

How many of those WHF speakers, previously listed as 5*, have built-in remote control pre-amp with memory, remote selectable multi digital and analogue inputs, built in DAC, active x-overs with ech driver directly connected to it's own matched amp, and in attractive domestic finishes with grilles ?

 

Needing only a source to provide a full hifi complement all in one cabinet.

 

JC

Hurumph, copycat

Although more eloquent and more comprehensive a reply. Wink

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Overdose wrote:

lindsayt wrote:

Ajani wrote:

 

...Ummm... You do know that the ADM9's have been reviewed (and 5 star rated) by WHF?...

 

...Ummm... You do know that B&W's PM1's also received a 5 star rating by What Hi-Fi?

And that the WHF website curently lists 25 other 5 star rated speakers in the £1000 to £2000 category apart from the PM1's and ADM 9's?

And how many of said speakers have incorporated remote controlled preamp, DAC and active power amplification?

Ummmmmm?

I can buy a good quality DAC and a good quality 300 watt amp for £350. I really don't see the inbuilt DAC and amplification in the AVI ADM 9's as a big deal. You might see them as a bid deal. I don't.

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lindsayt wrote:

Ajani wrote:

 

...Ummm... You do know that the ADM9's have been reviewed (and 5 star rated) by WHF?...

 

...Ummm... You do know that B&W's PM1's also received a 5 star rating by What Hi-Fi?

And that the WHF website curently lists 25 other 5 star rated speakers in the £1000 to £2000 category apart from the PM1's and ADM 9's?

Therefore? My point  (as is clear in the rest of my post, which you clearly ignored) was just that the ADM9s are clearly a quality product. Nothing more. However, I truly have no idea what the point of your response was supposed to be.

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jcbrum wrote:

Seems to have woken lindsayt up though   (he of the wardrobe sized speakers)    ROFL ...

 

I find the tone of this part of your post mildly rude and provocative.

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Ajani wrote:

lindsayt wrote:

Ajani wrote:

 

...Ummm... You do know that the ADM9's have been reviewed (and 5 star rated) by WHF?...

 

...Ummm... You do know that B&W's PM1's also received a 5 star rating by What Hi-Fi?

And that the WHF website curently lists 25 other 5 star rated speakers in the £1000 to £2000 category apart from the PM1's and ADM 9's?

Therefore? My point  (as is clear in the rest of my post, which you clearly ignored) was just that the ADM9s are clearly a quality product. Nothing more. However, I truly have no idea what the point of your response was supposed to be.

So, would you say that the B&W PM1's are also clearly a quality product?

 

To be specific of approximate equal quality to the AVI ADM 9's?

 

To be more specific, approximately equal sound quality per pound spent?

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