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Polk T50 Review (Floor Standing Speaker)

Loathecliff

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The dust acts like a high frequency absorber. Due to small particles, it is likely effective above 50 kHz. So it won't do you all any good but for me, with my ultra-sensitive hearing, it is super effecting in taming digital signals to make them sound more analog.....
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Wow...cue envy....Now Amir you only need to dial-in a little ACME (patent) Thermionic Glow (orange is available) and you will have audio nirvana within your grasp.

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What happened there???
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All the research into speakers were tone at constant playback level that didn't stress any speakers. So this factor is non-existent in there. I run distortion test but correlating them to listening results is difficult and certainly not ready to be scored. I wish we could get there but we are not.

You may have noticed that the last center speaker I tested with dual woofers also got favorable outcome from me. That too could play with ease without limits. Likewise, I have scored down even marvelous measuring speakers like Genelec due to inability to play loud.

The best technology is one where you don't have to learn its limits and work around it. Such is the ability to play as loud as you want.

I love Cerwin-Vega’s old marketing slogan, “Loud is beautiful… if it’s clean”.

Martin
 

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Yes. At some 135 pounds each, they have literally welded themselves to the floor! I can't even slide them an inch on the wood floor! They are that heavy. In addition, one has become flakey and I am afraid of blowing up the other by stressing it. I need it as a reference to troubleshoot the other.

I do have another Mark Levinson stereo amp that I hope to measure at some point.
Just pop that Eval 1 amp in there and let 'er rip. Seriously though, will the Eval 1 drive those Salon 2's well??
 

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Just pop that Eval 1 amp in there and let 'er rip. Seriously though, will the Eval 1 drive those Salon 2's well??

Should be no issue. Headroom for about up to 103db. That's hearing damage range.
 
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Just pop that Eval 1 amp in there and let 'er rip. Seriously though, will the Eval 1 drive those Salon 2's well??
It may but they (speakers) may feel insulted.....
 

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These speakers are $99 each right now just about everywhere. ($200 a pair) Check your AMEX and Chase cards as both have BestBuy discounts right now. (my AMEX is $10 off 100 and I have two of them and my Chase is 10% cashback max discount $35)
 

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If anyone wants to send me a pair of the T50s I will try them out and give my subjective opinion. Anyone?
 
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