As mentioned, the Duo range is the other range which will hopefully be around the beginning of summer. This will be a step down from the Quatrro range, so effectively entry level for the tme being. With any luck we may see an S150 replacement by the end of the year. There are plenty of other products too, but I know Ken likes to be 100% happy with everything before releasing a range.
For your info John, tracking online points to delivery tomorrow....
David @Frank Harvey Hi-Fi, Coventry
thanks David. Is the S150 replacement supposed to be a step up from the Q125s? I am assuming so?
Great stuff David I am very eager to hear your thoughts.
It certainly should be! The replacement for the S150 has a lot to live up to. The active version of the S150 has been used in studios the world over for well over 10 years now, and the original design dates back to the early 90's, so it is about time it was updated. What form this will take we don't know yet, so whether it'll be similar to the current one or quite different, we won't know until 4-5 months before its intended release date.
They have now....
In the demo room, running in - haven't had the chance to out the rears up yet.
Great stuff!! When should we expect your detailed review?
I'm not sure I'll be allowed to now...
post it up on the Hifix forum and we can all read it there then!
If these are better than the S150's then they should sound amazing, i remember when I first heard a pair of decent M&K's I was gob smacked at how good they were and if Ken has made improvements with this new range then, well hearing is believing
Oppo BDP93 - Himedia player - Samsung 46" F8000 - Arcam AV888 - Rotel 1575 - ProAc D28 - ProAc Centre - M&K CS29's - Ken Kreisel DXD-808 - Naim Uniti 2....Chord Signature Cables...
whilst David is being restrained with how he describes the new range within the forum, he has mentioned to me off line that a customer has just ordered an 11.3 set up. imagine that! I'm sure neither David nor the anonymous customer will mind me mentioning it!
i know there are plans for a replacement to the S150 later in the year but what is the second range to be introduced above the Quattro 125?
Above the Quattro range will be the S150 replacements later this year, and then above those will be another model - no details at all at this stage though, but the only model above the S150 Ken ever made was the S5000THX. I doubt we'll hear anything about these this year though, as there are other products being released over the course of the next 12 months.
They sound amazing David! Thankls for the update!
Oh Lord, how am I going to hold out for Ken's S150 replacement now.
There's a voice inside my head telling me "you might as well buy them now, the S150 replacements will be out of your budget, you're best trying to get a 2nd hand set a few years down the line"
Why wait when they're better than S150's already? Unless you're a perfectionist
I do see your point though - I may follow suit, not sure yet
How are you getting on with running in those Quattros David?
Are you changing your home set up in favour of the new KK range? What are your thoughts around music playback through them??
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