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Help me decide. GR A/V3 or Exodus(Adire)61


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#1 of 8 OFFLINE   Gary Joe

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Posted August 14 2005 - 05:54 PM

I'm ready for an upgrade in my front 3 speakers in my sound system. I think i've narrowed it down to the a/v3 or adires new 61 kit. They will be used 50/50 HT/music. One concern is my HK AVR325's 50 wrms power rating. I'm not sure it would be enough for the 61's. I'm leaning toward the 61's for the better tweets and XBL2 technology. With the sonic cap upgrade for the A/V3's there's only $32.00 difference per speaker. Any advice is apreciated.
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#2 of 8 OFFLINE   ThomasW

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Posted August 15 2005 - 02:51 AM

If you're not fixated on those two particular speakers check out his design from JonMarsh Modula MTM-1 Design and Construction.

#3 of 8 OFFLINE   Danny Richie

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Posted August 15 2005 - 04:22 AM

Contact Al Wooley at Raw Acoustics. He has built both of them and can give you some listening impressions.

http://www.rawacoustics.com/

#4 of 8 OFFLINE   AllanRW

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Posted August 16 2005 - 03:39 AM

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Not sure If I can make a true judgement call.Both have the pro and cons.

#5 of 8 OFFLINE   Gary Joe

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Posted August 16 2005 - 04:52 AM

Thanks for the replies. What are the pro's and con's, if you don't mind me asking?
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#6 of 8 OFFLINE   Hank Frankenberg

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Posted August 20 2005 - 04:20 AM

Gary, I've built 2 pair of A/V-3's, one original design for a customer, and one of the new transmission line design for me last year. Mine are on the last page of my crude web site: http://www.geocities...hankbond1/index
I haven't compared them with the Adire kit, but I am very pleased with them. They're a good combination music and home theater system.

#7 of 8 OFFLINE   JohanD

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Posted November 21 2005 - 10:41 AM

Yes, what are the pros and cons? Posted Image

#8 of 8 OFFLINE   al lout

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Posted November 21 2005 - 04:39 PM

Gary,

I've recently built the a/v-3 for my main speakers. They're awesome value. Sound so clear and smooth. Yesterday, I popped in the classical "Fur Elise" song. Turned off all the light, and I'm there hearing it live Posted Image

Link: A/V-3 red oak veneer

Either way, GR-Research or Adires you can't lose. Good luck.

Al,




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