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    Their Control 1s are surprisingly good...

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    They are a constant source of temptation to me. They be a lot different to your Spendors, though, Jim.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Macca View Post
    They are a constant source of temptation to me. They be a lot different to your Spendors, though, Jim.
    Much more of a rock music orientated speaker with great dynamics I would imagine, so yes very different to the Spendors!
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    Happy to let anyone have a listen to my 4312b.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldius View Post
    Happy to let anyone have a listen to my 4312b.
    Nice Geoff, how would you describe their sound? I might take you up for a listen sometime as I can pop up to Liverpool quite easily!
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    I heard a pair of the reissues at a show a while back. They were excellent. Really, really nice to listen to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimbo View Post
    Nice Geoff, how would you describe their sound? I might take you up for a listen sometime as I can pop up to Liverpool quite easily!
    Their sound is full without losing detail. It's interesting that the British tend to think of them as a rock speaker but the Japanese jazz lovers pay a fortune for them.

    A good friend simply says that they make you want to listen to the music for a long time
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    Btw, the reissues.weigh 30% less despite the same dimensions .
    Main system: Sony TTS8000; SME IV; Audio Technica Art1; The Lentek integrated amplifier; SBT; Technics sh-x1000 DAC; Yamaha NS1000M.
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    If you see a decent used pair up for sale drop me a PM
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