• WANTED: Happy members who like to discuss audio and other topics related to our interest. Desire to learn and share knowledge of science required as is 20 years of participation in forums (not all true). Come here to have fun, be ready to be teased and not take online life too seriously. We now measure and review equipment for free! Click here for details.

CES 2017: Mark Levinson, Revel Salon 2 Speakers

fas42

Major Contributor
Joined
Mar 21, 2016
Messages
2,818
Likes
147
Location
Australia
#5
My goodness, a completely unexpected appraisal ...
 

watchnerd

Major Contributor
Beer Hero
Joined
Dec 8, 2016
Messages
6,401
Likes
3,311
Location
Seattle Area, USA
#8
Also, does Revel have any plans for an active line?

They certainly have the necessary expertise and resources under the Harman roof.
 

Sal1950

Major Contributor
The Chicago Crusher
Forum Donor
Joined
Mar 1, 2016
Messages
6,701
Likes
4,727
Location
Central Fl
#10
Except for the plinth shape, it looks like stuff straight out of the VPI parts bin.
All that time and $ to drag a rock thru a ditch. :confused:
 

Kal Rubinson

Major Contributor
Industry Insider
Joined
Mar 23, 2016
Messages
1,438
Likes
1,484
Location
NYC/CT
#15
Surely, you have more pressing matters than that!
 

RayDunzl

Major Contributor
Central Scrutinizer
Joined
Mar 9, 2016
Messages
8,131
Likes
5,231
Location
Riverview FL
#17
Cassandra Wilson
Cassandra Wilson - Blue Light 'Till Dawn

Liked the little snippet I listened to well enough, looked it up, didn't recognize any names on it, but BlueNote has a pretty good track record, went shopping, bought the CD, arrived this afternoon, first spin now. Little JBLs playing, me listening off-axis, after a nice long nap.



Real players playing real instruments, manages to create "Live in the Studio" sound, released in 1993.

It isn't often someone here makes a sale. I'm not that easy a customer.

If you take $3.99 shipping into account it cost -$0.27, total $3.72 Prime and in VG condition.

Your music posts often mention Shazam now - didn't know what that was, just looked it up.

I wonder if they have this in their database:



My Audio Buddy John gigged (guitar) with the band for a while, has a copy of the master for Funky Thing in one piece before it got split in half to fit onto both sides of a '45.
 
Last edited:

RayDunzl

Major Contributor
Central Scrutinizer
Joined
Mar 9, 2016
Messages
8,131
Likes
5,231
Location
Riverview FL
#19
I've contemplated getting the LSR308 for my living room as a 'why not' kind of toy.

They're designed for nearfield -- do you find them capable of filling a living room at midfield?
That's how I'm using them now. They are currently outboard of the main speakers.

I often forget whether I have the ML or the JBL playing, here at the desk, after switching, with my back to them.The visual tell is a red/green Zone1/Zone2 LED on the preamp.

Cassandra (above), a little louder than I was listening before, at the couch:

upload_2017-1-14_1-35-58.png
 

amirm

Founder/Admin
Staff Member
CFO (Chief Fun Officer)
Joined
Feb 13, 2016
Messages
24,221
Likes
45,988
Location
Seattle Area
#20
Yeh, I bought a ton of used CDs on Amazon for a few cents over shipping of $3.99. I think the shipping costs less than that and some of the profit is in there.

In all but one case or two, I got CDs that I could rip reliably.

Now I used Tidal and have stopped buying all CDs.
 
Top Bottom