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rumblefuzz
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Looking for a LAZY speaker...

I grew up listening to my dad's very vintage Philips stereo consisting of a 2-way system with the bass speaker mounted in the wooden ceiling and the tweeter hanging loose next to it. All my friends say this is awful, but I love the sound of the old "lazy" speakers (lazy as in opposite of very new and fast and hip sounding speakers like Dynaudio's).
Now I'm looking for a set that has that same laziness, that vintage sound, warm and easy and not so "in your face".

What should I be looking for, 'cause i've really got no idea. Old JBL's (L100)? Philips? or vintage KEF cresta's?

Please help...

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Re: Looking for a LAZY speaker...

You could try some old Advents or AR's. Older JBL's are kind of in your face. Rectilinear 3's may be just what you're looking for. If I am hearing you correctly almost any of the older "New England" sound speakers should do the trick.

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Re: Looking for a LAZY speaker...

Why not just turn down the treble tone control on almost anything. Or buy a BLOSE, no highs, no lows, must be BLOSE. Lazy, very Lazy. Better Laziness through advertising.

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Re: Looking for a LAZY speaker...

Dup.wasn't you a few day ago who said Boses are the best loudspeakers ever made ?!?!?!?

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Re: Looking for a LAZY speaker...

Man oh Man, some people are just slooooooow. That list I posted was from somehwere, who know's where....that was being SARCASTIC, that was a joke, that was funny. EEEEEESSSSSHHHHHH. But obvioulsy some market trackers have it that BLOSE is #1, they probably are in sales to some people. EEESSSHHH. and they do it without the benefit of pushing magic wire. NOW shouldn't that tell you something that magic wire is not necessary. Better sales through better advertising. But if BLOSE can obtain big sales, big profits, accolades from it's consumers, without magic connectors and wires, and these people all say, it's the best sound I ever heard. Doesn't that prove the wire business is kinda' scam? Certainly if BLOSE seen they could sell teh idea, they would. BLOSE endorsed specialty wires. The brand on it would give such recognition, people would scoop it up. Scoop like the what you do to you know what.

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