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    I’m glad you enjoy them young Barry

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    Cheers old Mike

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    Barry what amp do you use with them ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael loves music View Post
    Barry what amp do you use with them ?
    Sonneteer Alabaster 55watts , I haven't tried them with anything else and unlikely to in the foreseeable future as its so right . The toe-in on the speakers is quite severe , the manual recommends so you cannot see either side of the speaker from the listening position , mine are 7.5 feet apart with my seat being the same distance . I took a chance with the ProAcs , couldn't really lose at the price , they retailed at £1049 and their replacements the SM100 are about £1800 I think. The ones you saw in the charity shop went very cheap , if they had of done their research perhaps they were ProAc Tabletes ?

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    Might be a coincidence, but I've just spotted a pair of Proac Studio 115 on Ebay, sold by British Heart Foundation Leeds. Starting price £165.

    Someone at the shop probably decided they would get more in auction.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pigmy Pony View Post
    Might be a coincidence, but I've just spotted a pair of Proac Studio 115 on Ebay, sold by British Heart Foundation Leeds. Starting price £165.

    Someone at the shop probably decided they would get more in auction.
    And it is a charity shops responsibility, reason to be to make money to support the charity and its work. I do sometimes see things overpriced but being honest that would still be a reasonable price.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pigmy Pony View Post
    Might be a coincidence, but I've just spotted a pair of Proac Studio 115 on Ebay, sold by British Heart Foundation Leeds. Starting price £165.

    Someone at the shop probably decided they would get more in auction.
    Makes sense, who wanders around charity shops looking for high end speakers? Other than me, of course
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    Me too Martin

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    Well that 3 of us then, although it seems to be just two names. Noticed that charity shops are raising prices on everything from cds up.
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