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When you  have too bright sistem, you can try to put a 2 or 3 Ohm serial resistor 

between the2 biwiring plugs behind the speakers, so the tweeter will be attenuated...

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...no more chord epic twin and kandy k2.......rega brio-r and tellurium Q black cured the problem Smile

...no more fatiguing bright sound and ear tingling Smile

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richiesuk wrote:

...no more chord epic twin and kandy k2.......rega brio-r and tellurium Q black cured the problem Smile

...no more fatiguing bright sound and ear tingling Smile

Nice one!

However, not sure what that really says about the Rega. No way would I say the K2 was bright, even on my RS6s it sounded "solid" in presentation. To my ears it's more refined (less aggressive) than the older LIII.

Enjoy the Rega!

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hi,

probably my combo was not working fine...

K2 did not like chord carnival and AE neo 3 v2's...

it was very tiring to listen to...

but many people had this issue with it...probably they "fixed" it later on?

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Glad you're enjoying your speakers now Richie!

 

It's just synergy between components combined with personal taste - people often break down sound into Bass/Mid/Treble but it's a little more complicated than that. With most speakers you have the entire frequency range between 50Hz-20kHz (at least) covered and usually multiple drive unit, port and cabinet resonance sounds to factor into that broad range.

It could be that a system is a little strong on output in a particular area where the speaker has a small "bump" rather than a "dip" in its output (not many measure perfectly flat and this doesn't generally equate to better sound in any case), that character could reinforce the bump pushing it a little too far out from the general balance of the speaker at a particular frequency, introducing bass boom, treble harshness etc (likewise the inverse may be true - a system actually helping a speaker to sound better by filling out a dip or smoothing off a bump!).

It could be that the components are a little harsher in areas where output is a little stronger too - every drive unit has resonances and break-up points, they are usually dealt with in the crossover but can never be completely removed. This is before you even get into amplifier current supplies and speaker impedance loads etc etc...

 

This is why auditions are important with combinations of gear, some things just work better together than others and it's not always just brand specific - each range or even model will work slightly differently with a particular component. 

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I just think u dnt like the sound.. It took me many year before realized that I dnt like the sound most Hiffi mags promote. So i only use them as a guide now, and alway demo at home..

 The way speakers & ur room ineract is very important.

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Hi,

 

i still got some unpleasent sound at high freq's, some kinda distortion.

but i notice that the disc is not perfect, so it can be heard in my car, on laptop etc...

I guess the neo's just amplifiing the bad record/mastering....

 

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Native_bon wrote:

I just think u dnt like the sound.. It took me many year before realized that I dnt like the sound most Hiffi mags promote. So i only use them as a guide now, and alway demo at home..

 The way speakers & ur room ineract is very important.

 

Possibly the most important factor. I had the same system in 3 different house in the space of 2 years, and sounded totally different in each one. A home demo is really the only sensible way to audition anything more than £200 - £300 otherwise it's a potentially very expensive mistake.

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everything is ok exept that small req tange :l/

just have bought a MA BX5, will see soon...

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No.  For two reasons.  Canterbury Hi Fi deal in B&W speakers,not Mezzo's.  No 2 All the reviews say it is the bees knees.  How could I go wrong!!! or so I thought.

 

 

I'd have been thinking Cambridge Audio when matching an amp to the Mezzos. The CA/MS synergy is more than just a Richer Sounds sales patter. It really is a marriage made in heaven.

 

i strongly disagree with this. mordaunt short = bright, cambridge audio = bright..... bright + bright = headache, painful ears, and no enjoyment of music 

Actually, you would be surprised when you hear a Mezzo and Cambridge Audio combo, its not bright by any measure....trust me, I am a tube user so I am not one to like bright sounding kit. I've used the CA340a amp with the Mezzo 6 for a few years and loved it although it was an entry level amp. My main source now is the Denon 720EA but I am using my dacmagic instead of the Denon's dac as I feel it is a better match. I've/ I do owned enough Denon, Marantz, Mordaunt Shorts and Cambridge audio products to know that Denon, Marantz work great when combined with Mordaunt Short or Cambridge equipment. You can also do Marantz or Denon with the Mezzos but a CA component in between will make a good match.
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it sounds better with the bx5...

it does not like the neo then....

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