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Martin logan. Mac. Very nice. Large sound as usual.
Martin logan and Mac. Another good but big sound.
I can't find 'large' or 'big' in my Audiophiliac Glossary of Confusable Terms.

Is there a 'just right' size I'm not aware of, too?

Maybe 'small' is preferable?

I'm here to learn...
 
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I can't find 'large' or 'big' in my Audiophiliac Glossary of Confusable Terms.

Is there a 'just right' size I'm not aware of, too?

Maybe 'small' is preferable?

I'm here to learn...
It is the simple presentation of anything as a large object in the room. At one point, I imagined the head of the singer being 2 feet wide if not wider. It is an effect I am sensitized to which may not be noticeable or bothersome to others.

I want to emphasize again that this was a very good sounding system at the show.
 

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It is the simple presentation of anything as a large object in the room. At one point, I imagined the head of the singer being 2 feet wide if not wider. It is an effect I am sensitized to which may not be noticeable or bothersome to others.
Presumably this wouldn't have been a problem with the Quad 63 and those phase shifted ring electrodes..? Did Peter Walker come up with a perfect design for a planar speaker that has been forgotten somewhere along the way? Presumably it is long since out of patent..?
 
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No, it is a problem for me with all large panel speakers. There is a large "wall of sound" which is very pleasing at times but to me, it homogenizes all music that way. I like to hear the differences in different records where sometimes the presentation is small and focused.

By the way, welcome to the forum Cosmik. :)
 

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No, it is a problem for me with all large panel speakers. There is a large "wall of sound" which is very pleasing at times but to me, it homogenizes all music that way. I like to hear the differences in different records where sometimes the presentation is small and focused.
Apologies for digging this thread back up. Not sure where to post this. Please say if this should have been posted somewhere else in the audio science forum.

Your LRS Magnepan panel review was very interesting to read (objectifying how bad the output specs were, many thanks), but I here understand you have also listened to much larger panels (be them Martin Logan or possibly Magnepan and perhaps others too) and still conclude that such technologies globally homogenize music. Can't this be said of any speaker?

Don't all speakers imprint their output capacities on all musics in some way or other and, if the answer is yes, what makes it more acceptable for conical speakers but not panels?

If someone was in a position to set several systems up in order to chose which to use upon what music, don't you think panels possibly reproduce church accoustics more convincingly than conical speakers (of some Bach B minor mass performance for example), and are you a mass or a symphony enthusiast?

Many thanks in advance for any help on these genuin questions and forum use.
 
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