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RE: Silver or Black?

Black is objectively better and anything that anyone else says is definately incorrect Tongue

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RE: Silver or Black?

I have an AV cabinet with a solid door, so can't see the colour of my equipment - which is a mix of silver (Arcam), black (Sony, Pioneer) and tasteless dark brown-black (I'm looking at you V+ HD box!).

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Need to consider whether the colour of your cables goes better with black or silver Tongue

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RE: Silver or Black?

And at the last moment I changed my mind and went for the PM 6004 in Black, to that I also got a pair of Boston A 26 in Black.

 

Hope it will be a nice match

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I don't think you will be disapointed all my a/v gear is in black & i think it looks a lot smarter.

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Silver, I've got dark oak finish speakers sitting on a dark oak cabinet and the silver Denon amp sat between them really stands out. I guess if I wanted my sytem to blend in black would have been better but I want people to notice it. However, as some people have said some items and makes look cheap in Silver.

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Yep.... You guessed it..... Silver....

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My Roksan kit was all silver and I would have preferred the Arcam to be silver but couldn't find one, so it's their blackish version! Swapped my black stand for silver to help lighten the room colour scheme.

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Black for me, well mostly black; as Primare gear in black comes with silver knobs & buttons! Cool

Best of both worlds?

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    My Silver Yamaha AS 2000 amp/sacd units with their wooden side cheeks look cool..........Cool

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    My Silver Yamaha AS 2000 amp/sacd units with their wooden side cheeks look cool..........Cool

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    My Silver Yamaha AS 2000 amp/sacd units with their wooden side cheeks look cool..........Cool

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    My Silver Yamaha AS 2000 amp/sacd units with their wooden side cheeks look cool..........Cool

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Which ever's on offer!  twisted

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