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JM Lab Cobalt 806 Speakers?

I am still trying to decide on a speaker upgrade under $1,000. I currently have a pair of 20-year-old Mordaunt Short Pearl 20i speakers.

I heard the JMLab Cobalt 806 speakers at a local dealer yesterday and was extremely impressed. I also heard a pair of ELAC FS 207.2 speakers which had a bit more bass and wider soundstage. However, I am not sure that I want to go over $1,000.

I have considered KEF, B&W, Dynaudio, and Tannoy but have not heard any of these. I would appreciate any feedback on how these other companies compare to JMLab and would also welcome recommendations on the Cobalt 806 or comparable speakers in this price range. Thanks. - Becky

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Re: JM Lab Cobalt 806 Speakers?

I currently own a pair of 816s, and they need space to work. Using them in less than 20 sq. meters is not good. Also, the Cobalt line sounds a bit on the bright side so you should mix them with bright electronics. I suggest you should try them at home before you buy them.

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Re: JM Lab Cobalt 806 Speakers?

I think you meant to say you should not partner them with bright electronics?

If memory serves me, I recall the Pearls as being described as somewhat bright themselves.

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Re: JM Lab Cobalt 806 Speakers?

Wonder how the JM Lab speakers would sound with my Harmon Kardon 3250 receiver and the new Cambridge Azur 640C V2 CD player I just ordered?

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Yeah! OMG, so sorry, NOT partner the JMlabs with too bright electronics is correct, or at least my 0.02$.

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