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For sale a new pair of Salon Revel 2 loudspeakers, opened to check condition but unused.
RRP over here is £23k, so what $20k in the US?
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For sale a new pair of Salon Revel 2 loudspeakers, opened to check condition but unused.
RRP over here is £23k, so what $20k in the US?
Keith
Would you bring them by my place so I can audition them in my room? :oops:
 

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Retail is $22k in the U.S.A.

I already have plenty and no room for more...

Let me know if you ever head to CO, Sal.
 

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Retail is $22k in the U.S.A.

I already have plenty and no room for more...

Let me know if you ever head to CO, Sal.
Going to $27k in the USA soon too.
 

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Yah, along with new finishes, and mahogany (mine) is going away... I have not heard a firm date yet, seems they keep moving it out a bit.

Keith, what finish are yours?
 

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Yah, along with new finishes, and mahogany (mine) is going away... I have not heard a firm date yet, seems they keep moving it out a bit.

Keith, what finish are yours?
Exactly. There are some B Stocks available though at significant discounts though
 

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Exactly. There are some B Stocks available though at significant discounts though

Yah, that's how I got my last few... Not sure how many are left (my dealer or Amir would know). I think all the black are gone but am not sure.

I was disappointed but not terribly surprised in hindsight that mahogany was going away, but I expected them to keep piano (glossy) black since it seems popular. I have a pair of F206's in walnut and that is very nice so I could live with that instead. But, I grabbed mahogany so they all match.

p.s. 23k pounds is ~$30.5k USD when I just checked the exchange rate. And those are heavy speakers. Probably want to sell them over there, Keith. :)
OTOH, if anyone wants a pair or two of black F206's, I have four extras at the moment I haven't figured out what I'm going to do with...
 
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Have Harman ceased production of the ‘2’, I saw some spruced up new Revel speakers in Stereophile?
Keith
 

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Have Harman ceased production of the ‘2’, I saw some spruced up new Revel speakers in Stereophile?
Keith
No, they are changing the finishes, but no other changes to the Ultima2 line AFAIK.

They did bring out a xxxxBe line using the Ultima2 Be tweeter (or a derivative, I forget) in the Performa3 line to create a line between the Performa3 (one step down, now two steps) and Ultima2 (top of the line). The lines are now from entry to top:

Concerta -> Concerta2 -> Performa3 -> PerformaBe -> Ultima2

https://revelspeakers.com/

I think Stereophile just reviewed the F228Be model from the PerformaBe line.

HTH - Don
 

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Let me know if you ever head to CO, Sal.
If I'm ever coming out that way I'll be sure to contact you on that offer.
I'd love to hear your multich Salon rig!
Thanks Don
 

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At these prices, why wouldn't someone just pick up a pair of Kii Threes or D&D 8Cs which are actually cheaper?

I did see the Salon 2 on audiogon for $10K and was tempted, but again, I am thinking why not just get one of these new active speakers? Any thoughts?
 

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Not yet. I just got them.
Ah, thanks Kal, must have had the wrong speakers in mind. Be interesting to hear what you think of them. Review out ca. Jan issue or no estimate yet?
 

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Ah, thanks Kal, must have had the wrong speakers in mind. Be interesting to hear what you think of them. Review out ca. Jan issue or no estimate yet?
Early next year.
 

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