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Kevin Nolan

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Last Saturday I purchased Paradigm Monitor 11s,ADP 370s and a CC370.
And OMFG I am in audio heaven!
Clarity...Imaging...Tonal Balance and DYNAMICS...get some Kleenex and NOT for crying!
Just listening to music in Staight Stereo blows me away!
Oh and I have a new Yamaha RX-V1400 too.
The THX Cinema is also OMFG and they are not even broke in yet at all.
Of course after having Onkyo DS-TX656 and NHT Super Ones for 5 years the difference is quite apparent.
More coming in a few weeks.
KN
 

Kevin Nolan

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Last Saturday I purchased Paradigm Monitor 11s,ADP 370s and a CC370.
And OMFG I am in audio heaven!
Clarity...Imaging...Tonal Balance and DYNAMICS...get some Kleenex and NOT for crying!
Just listening to music in Staight Stereo blows me away!
Oh and I have a new Yamaha RX-V1400 too.
The THX Cinema is also OMFG and they are not even broke in yet at all.
Of course after having Onkyo DS-TX656 and NHT Super Ones for 5 years the difference is quite apparent.
More coming in a few weeks.
KN
 

BrettisMckinney

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Hey..i'm just shopping for a new set of mains at the moment, and i found a new specialist hifi dealer. The guy that served me was absolutely the best, he knew EVERYTHING. His dad had owned a hifi business since he was 14 and he's been listening, selling,using all his life. So it was good to get someone who knew his shit. He basically invented Paradigm i think..or wish he did, coz he couldnt say any more good things about them!
So after listening to the whole(complete) history of Paradigm, i listened to the Monitor series...and yeah your right, i was gobsmacked to say the least. Blew me away. I'm buying the Monitor 7's, i couldnt really hear $ difference to the 9's so i'm going with that. Cant wait to get them home! Have you got yours biwired? I dont know too much about it, but i heard the difference and it was great..so i'll def be forking out the extra dough. ANd on that note..hail Paradigm!
 

Kevin Nolan

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No I haven't biwired YET but will in the next few weeks.
Jazz sounds so incredible on these speakers.
And I have found that my new receivers YPAO auto cal to be a bit suspect when it come to movies only in that the center sounds a bit thin...but it's not broken in yet!
more soon.
kn
 

John Garcia

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Shouldn't really need to biwire, just replace the jumper with a short run of the same wire you are using for the speakers right now. This will yeild just a little less than running two sets of wires.
 

Drew_W

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Add an outboard amp to that Yammie and those speakers will sing even more, bass response and dynamics will also improve...

THX Cinema mode is re-equalization by the way...you're not hearing exactly what's on the DVD...but in some cases, that's a good thing.
 

Rick Lyon

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I have the Monitor 7s, CC370 and ADP170s, so I know how you feel :) I too haven't bi-wired mine yet, but I like the suggest above to simply run a short jumper with the same wire.
 

Kenneth Harden

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I have yet to hear Paradigm's, but I hope to change that.

They look like they do their job quite well. Not too soft, and not too harsh, I guess thats good!
 

Joey_V

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paradigms are good good.... no.... really good speakers! i just heard the paradigm reference 20s and the sig 2s today in a direct shootout against my axiom m22s. needless to say, the paradigms are in a league all to their own. the paradigm s2 sounded a tad better than its counterpart, the BW Naut. 805 bookshelf (priced at a measly $2200).
 

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