Discussion in 'Audio Hardware' started by Halloween Jack, Mar 28, 2015.
I have been looking at the Elysian 2's but almost no reviews to be found online. So a review of yours would be nice ! What did you have before ?
Not exactly a critical review but an opinion.
Interesting review, the reviewer, whose name I totally missed, was right I've not seem an AMT or any ribbon tweeter I can remember in a waveguide like that. Very cool and wow those are some gorgeous speakers and they look like a solid value at $7k. One thing I don't think he mentioned and was curious about, the ring around each driver surround had that pattern of rectangular cutouts all the way around. I was wondering if that's just a design flourish or is there some acoustic property to those?
That Denon integrated was super cool too guessing that model doesn't make it to the west.
Dude mentioned in an old video that the Denon was a Japanese market import and he runs a step-up transformer.
Ah ok I don't really watch Youtube equipment reviews as I hate to pause my music to do so. But the 15 mins or so I watched was quite informative and makes sense that was a Japan only amp.
Yeah I definitely took note because it looks like an extremely nice piece of kit. Those wharfedales have my attention now as well.
I think the Wharfedale Elysian 2's, with the factory stands are nothing short of drop dead sexy I'd love to get ears on a pair one day
That's also the only one I could find .
They have been on the market for a few months now I believe. Guess I'll just have to be patient... Looks are outstanding imo !
Just added a Rega P2...me likey very much!
What is the ATS panel that you use in front of the tv. Interested in something to put in front of my tv.
I know how you feel. Some guy was criticizing my setup on the placement area of my TT. My room dictates where I can place components. I went to great effort and expense in ameliorating the undesired effects. No **** Sherlock of course I considered alternatives. Of course the D-dong know it all didn't have his equipment listed and posted no pictures of his wonderful set up as an example. Again, my room is for comfort and convenience as well as a good listening environment. We do the best with what we have.
this place is great like that
Like many here I am sure, I have more equipment than I need...and in some cases, more than I can actually use. I've had some of this unused equipment (mostly vintage gear) in our living room for many months...trying to decide what to use and how to position and pair it up. Well, the wife finally asked if I could make it happen, sell it or store it again. Then my son asks, "Could we hook it up downstairs and have tunes to listen to during workouts?"
I jumped on Amazon and purchased a cheap TV stand to house the items. The photos below show the new stand and this equipment in the unfinished area of the basement where the weight training equipment is: Rotel RC-980BX preamp, Rotel RB-980BX amp and a 1970's era Sansui receiver not in use right now. These are hooked to New Large Advent speakers with utility cabinets. The source is a FiiO M7 playing mostly 24-bit/96kHz vinyl rips from my collection.
So to re-cap...wife is now happy unused equipment is gone from the living room and these items are now being used for about an hour a day six days a week. Winning!
I think this was perhaps intended for me? I just have a 48x24x2 panel that would normally go on the wall at a first reflection point and I set up lengthwise in front of and leaning against the tv A blanket would probably work the same way but I think this looks better and I don’t have it futz with it to make sure it’s covering everything etc.
Hmmm if by ATS you mean the shelf, that is a mantle built into the house/fireplace when the place was built ca 1926. The OLED tv is mounted to the wall. Wasn’t easy (plaster).
Happy days here. AN-K-LX speakers arrived today and even straight out of the box they really sound remarkably better than the K-D demo speakers that they replaced. Rest is AN Oto SE Sig, Rega RP8/IQ3 and a 70's Onkyo radio.
Very nice deck and a good buy.
Nicely matched system
Class act all the way. Delicious.
Congrats on the K-Lx's and nice system! Is the finish on the K's black ash?
Thanks, it sounds great! It’s black ash finish on the Ks.
It seems that the first proper review is online, it's about the Elysian 4 though, not the 2 :
Just posting it here as there were several people interested (including myself)...
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