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vivakarna
post Jun 12 2013, 12:02 AM

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enriquelee barjoyai
will let you guys know soon brows.gif at the moment, i'll share some info about this speaker over its predecessor which is onix xls by av123

1. Used paper port to reduce resonances
2. Used all copper terminal cup
3. Use high quality high purity inductor, capacitor and resistor in cross over.
4. Better quality MDF
5. Use 1kg/m3 micro filber glass for damping
6. Better cabinet bracing
7. Satin coating to reduce harmonic distortion radiances.

yeah.
vivakarna
post Jun 25 2013, 09:27 AM

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QUOTE(Skylinestar @ Jun 24 2013, 10:28 PM)
1.2k is the price of 1 speaker or a pair of speakers?
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1 pair bro.
vivakarna
post Jun 25 2013, 09:48 AM

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QUOTE(wim1983 @ Jun 25 2013, 09:33 AM)
According to fx20, the speakers can be auditioned in my own place, if not satisfy can return money? blink.gif
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yup, within 10 days if i'm not mistaken.


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post Jun 25 2013, 04:03 PM

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QUOTE(wim1983 @ Jun 25 2013, 09:51 AM)
wow, that's pretty good service  flex.gif , but if I am not satisfied, I will have to bear the shipping cost, hmm still kinda big amount, the shipping cost is not cheap, and also if I return the product, I have to bear again the shipping cost? hmm.gif

Vivakarna, how would rate the bass of it? Is it relaxable? Currently I have one set powerful active speakers, bass is quite hurting, for me I am not bass head though, just an enough amount will do justice for me. What do you think?
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the bass is not excessive, just right amount of it.

QUOTE(rx330 @ Jun 25 2013, 09:54 AM)
no other colors?
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currently there are black color only.
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post Jun 25 2013, 06:45 PM

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QUOTE(fx20 @ Jun 25 2013, 05:55 PM)
vivakarna, I saw your another post of your placement of the speaker. You are placing them too close to the wall. I am suggesting if you can place them about 1M from the wall, you will get the right bass. Otherwise, the reflection of the wall generate uncontrolled resonance inside the speaker.
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yeah already re-arrange my speaker placement smile.gif
vivakarna
post Jul 9 2013, 07:10 PM

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QUOTE(Abit @ Jul 9 2013, 05:22 PM)
Newbie here. Do i need a AMP in order to get these speakers work stogether?
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yeah..for example you can use lepai2020A+ or Topping tp60 to powered up the speaker.
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post Jul 10 2013, 09:26 AM

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QUOTE(Topet @ Jul 9 2013, 08:35 PM)
if using it as surround ok or not?
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works great according to the TS, obviously you need to buy 5 unit with one sub.
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post Jul 10 2013, 09:26 AM

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post Jun 6 2014, 03:51 PM

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QUOTE(feelfree @ Jun 3 2014, 11:51 AM)
I owned this speaker before, but now I found a better one for replacement, the Advanced Audio Acoustics JM3/5A, the mid is so much natural. This speaker actually is selling by someone is Lowyat.net and he offered "money back guarantee" for 1 week, so I gatal gatal called that guy and first I don't believe this speaker because it is made in Taiwan and you know the USHER kind of sound really a turn off for me, but no harm to try since can get back the money if don't like. So after installed everything properly, play the first song, oh how could such a cheap price speaker can produce such mid, I really never listened before any speaker under RM2000 even RM3000 to have such mid, the mid character is really like the famous BBC LS3/5A mini monitor, after google this speaker, then I found that the designer is a BBC monitor diehard fan and he is trying to reproduce the BBC sound character with minimal cost, and add more lower frequency and high frequency to it. The seller also a good guy, called me after one week whether I want to return the speaker or buy it, I just told him that I want to keep this little fella and then he emailed me an official receipt. Now this speaker is quite famous in Singapore and the selling price over there is SGD499.00 / RM1190.00. The spec is 51Hz to 30khz, 8 ohm impedance, 100w power rating and 89dB 1w/1m sensitivity. This little speaker is really worth to try. 

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interesting, would love to try one side by side
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post Nov 21 2014, 03:51 PM

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QUOTE(Mov_freak @ Nov 21 2014, 03:18 PM)
And Chance GRABBED!

The Speaker sounds... FANTASTIC

For THAT price range and the size the sound is AMAZING!!!

The detail, VERY TRANSPARENT!!!!

I am sure the setup had something to do with that...

Now that I have the chance to listen to the "upgraded" version, I really look forward to hearing it before the upgrade.

MR LIM!!! When is your set arriving!!!!

Seriously people, especially the ones who are looking for your first pair of Hifi speakers, seriously consider this!!!

My Two Sen
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Wow! welcome to the club thumbup.gif
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post Nov 22 2014, 09:59 AM

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QUOTE(carcrazy @ Nov 21 2014, 05:04 PM)
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Hello, can I come to your place oso? i'd love to audit others setup biggrin.gif
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post Nov 28 2014, 03:16 PM

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QUOTE(ogony75 @ Nov 28 2014, 03:08 PM)
How the sound quality compare with audioengine a5+?
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much better, I came from Aktimate Mini which is better than ae5+

So, Xls Encore> Aktimate Mini > Ae5+
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post Jan 5 2015, 01:01 PM

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QUOTE(killdavid @ Jan 5 2015, 10:54 AM)
hi sifus, I am torn between 2 different setups. Maybe need your opinions.

budget: 2 K
usage: on tv console, with android box for music and movies. only need stereo setup.

option 1: swan m200mk3 + dac
option 2: encore xls + amp

I don't need floor shaking bass but want quality bass. Please advise me which is better option.  notworthy.gif
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option 2, currently this is my setup

Audirvana 1.5.12>centrance dacport LX>Schiit magni 2 uber as preamp and headphone amp>Emerald physics 100.2SE as a power amp> Xls encore.

source: itunes and hdtracks. Sound Quality is very superb across the genre brows.gif


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post Jan 5 2015, 03:54 PM

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QUOTE(killdavid @ Jan 5 2015, 01:28 PM)
Can you give me a feel of how the bass is ? Does it perform well on the low end ?
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it does provide a quality bass. Maybe I can record the sound of it today and upload here so you can know in general about the performance.
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post Nov 22 2015, 12:59 AM

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My beloved xls-encore still rock on pure 2.0! Things get interesting with ifi IDSD as a DAC and preamp now brows.gif
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post Nov 22 2015, 09:40 AM

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QUOTE(fx20 @ Nov 22 2015, 09:33 AM)
Your Ep100.2Se still in action? Now, it is gone up to 4.5k these days.
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Yes, hopefully it will last a lifetime. Cost me arms and legs to get those brows.gif

 

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