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See through speakers

Discussion in 'audio' started by mega lord, Jun 18, 2021.

  1. mega lord

    mega lord Centre tapped

    Could you live with a pair ? Certainly less imposing than traditional enclosures however you might forget they are there and walk in to them :D

    How about these ? I like the spheres but not so bothered about the little horns

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  2. w00fer

    w00fer pfm Member

    Too
    Too much like looking at a person and seeing their gallbladder for me!
     
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  3. stairpost

    stairpost Average at best.

    I'm glad I've seen them, but I really dont know what to make of them.
     
  4. Amber Audio

    Amber Audio This is the Day

    Had Harmon Soundsticks with a Mac years ago, always wondered if they would ever supersize them.

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  5. Riotvan

    Riotvan Snoofer in the Woofer

    I think i’ll just rather close my eyes.
     
  6. Martyn Miles

    Martyn Miles pfm Member

    I'll stick with wooden cabinets, thank you.
     
  7. Simon Dawson

    Simon Dawson Angry, Ill & Ugly

    Ohh, I bet they sound glassy.
     
  8. Rodrat

    Rodrat pfm Member

    I have the mini version of the Ferguson’s. I bought them on a whim and have to say they are a lot better than I was expecting. Sadly I have nowhere to put them at the moment.
     
  9. Del monaco

    Del monaco Del Monaco

  10. GruntPuppy

    GruntPuppy pfm Member

    I nearly bought a pair of them, purely on looks. I then slapped myself back to reality, and bought some Kef 104/2's instead. Wish I'd slapped myself again and kept them...
     
  11. Werner

    Werner pfm Member

  12. Amber Audio

    Amber Audio This is the Day

    A local dealer had a pair of those Arabesque for sale used last year - was half tempted

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  13. paulfromcamden

    paulfromcamden Baffled

  14. zekezebra

    zekezebra pfm Member

  15. Arkless Electronics

    Arkless Electronics Trade: Amp design and repairs.

    I heard some amazingly good sounding perspex speakers at a hi fi show some time ago. They used Manger drivers for the top end. I can't remember what they were called but I'd never heard of them before.... or since! Probably prototypes.
     
  16. H20GNA

    H20GNA pfm Member

    Lovely clear sound though! :D
     
  17. ABCaudio

    ABCaudio Trade: ABCaudio, representing EWA

    I think they are, I spent an hour listening to them once at a dealer, with Boulder amps I think. Oddly, it was a coloured sound...
     
  18. TimF

    TimF pfm Member

    Not for me really, although the Ferguson Hills in the first post don’t look too bad in that space. They might sound darn good too, I have never heard them, but was intrigued when they first came out with them.
     
  19. martin clark

    martin clark pinko bodger

    Transparent-everything looks fine in ads - in very much the same way no equipment shots ever show powerleads and interconnects, and the perfect white wall behind ... no power outlets.

    IRL - the potential for nightmare household cleaning/ windolene bills for dustmarks and jammy thumbprints etc... no thanks!
     
  20. paulfromcamden

    paulfromcamden Baffled

    It did cross my mind what they'd look like once my cat had slid down them claws out a few times..
     

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