Chubby very funny and good advice
Andy and andrew - experts - thank you
John very amusing and useful
With 117 hours left and now even more options I need clarification
It looks like the naim is leading but why not with the kefs and now I have more speaker options of tannoys (highly recommended I see) and the neat motives and pics (that I know nothing about) - so need more help please
Plus Is creative-audio safe and comes well recommended to drop 3k on them with no history of them on delivery, service record etc...?
Thank you all once again
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I recommend the DB1i only because I had them with my Uniti and they sounded fantastic, as did Neat Petite SX, so can imagine other models n the range working well. Andrew has more experience of the Neats.
I hear good things about the KEF but haven't heard them. Nor, sadly, can I speak personally of creative audio, but they have a real shop which is always a good start:
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I have always found Naim & Neat the best combination when I've heard them at shows, very fine indeed
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So it's the naim unilite , a big decision made, unless someone has a strong view on the original combo
Andrew and others seem in favour of the neat motives so how do you get a good demo pair remembering anyone seeing me rush into their shop will know they can pass on a dud
Also with the kefs are there any stands that don't look like nelsons column ie that are a bit lighter for the design/look of the kefs
And finally and I know it's a long shot - anyone heard the difference between the neats and the kef ... And with the naim
3 shopping days to go!!!
Thanks so much again
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Go on Custom Design's website, there are number of very neat designs (I have the 100s I think for my blingy B&W CM1s) I then loaded them with Atacama Atabites so they weigh around 7kg each but still manage to look very nice with with a pair of small, luxury speakers
i am off to hear the naim / kef on mon and will then make a call as its the only combo that there has been no comment ons
thanks everyone for all your time on this - think i might even get the order in before no.2 arrives!!
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