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DiggyGun wrote: Thu Feb 08, 2024 8:40 pm

The bass is very good and detailed on the Kudos T606s.

I listen to Jazz and the Double Bass comes through nice and deep with no blooming.
Thanks for the information and I will also go to the dealer to have an audition.
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Any more whispers about the announcement at Bristol? I think the consensus is that it’s their own Active Crossover solution, but curious if anyone has additional info?
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My X3’s are still sounding great :smt023
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Amplifier - Naim Supernait 3
CD Player - Naim CD5si
Speakers - Kudos X3
Turntable Mat - Linn, Collaro Audio (Red & Black)
Cables - Kudos KS-1 Speaker Cable, Linn Silver Interconnects
Support - DIY Solid Oak Rack
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Dan Steel wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 8:50 am Image
My X3’s are still sounding great :smt023
Looks good Jim - Apart from your kit, someone's been busy on the redecorating front - Lovely job ........ :smt023
LP12 - Klimax Radikal 2/Urika, Harban Plinth, Karousel, Keel, Karmen, Ekos SE, Skale, Lyra Atlas
CD Players - Roksan Caspian M2 CD Player, dCS Puccini CD Player + Scarlatti Master Clock
Amps - KK/1(D), Klimax Twin (D)
Speakers - Kudos S20 A's in Santos Rosewood
Cables - Linn Silver RCA & K200 speaker cable
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X3s are the one of the best bargains I’ve had and are going nowhere. :smt007
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Turntable - Linn LP12, Karousel, Keel, Ekos SE/1, Kandid, K-Radikal 2, Urika.
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Cables- Kudos KS-1 Speaker Cable, Linn Silver Interconnects
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Nothing on their fb…except mentioning Kudos powered by Silence..an internal amp??
wiresandmore wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 7:52 am Any more whispers about the announcement at Bristol? I think the consensus is that it’s their own Active Crossover solution, but curious if anyone has additional info?
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wiresandmore wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 7:52 am Any more whispers about the announcement at Bristol? I think the consensus is that it’s their own Active Crossover solution, but curious if anyone has additional info?
I'm going on the Friday so I'll let you know.
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Coyote Jim wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 10:21 am Image

X3s are the one of the best bargains I’ve had and are going nowhere. :smt007
Another very nice and neat set up .......... :smt023
LP12 - Klimax Radikal 2/Urika, Harban Plinth, Karousel, Keel, Karmen, Ekos SE, Skale, Lyra Atlas
CD Players - Roksan Caspian M2 CD Player, dCS Puccini CD Player + Scarlatti Master Clock
Amps - KK/1(D), Klimax Twin (D)
Speakers - Kudos S20 A's in Santos Rosewood
Cables - Linn Silver RCA & K200 speaker cable
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Wenge1 wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 3:50 pm
Coyote Jim wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 10:21 am Image

X3s are the one of the best bargains I’ve had and are going nowhere. :smt007
Another very nice and neat set up .......... :smt023
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Turntable - Linn LP12, Karousel, Keel, Ekos SE/1, Kandid, K-Radikal 2, Urika.
Amplifier - Naim Supernait 3
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Cables- Kudos KS-1 Speaker Cable, Linn Silver Interconnects
Support - Target TT4.
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Might as well join the fellow Kudos owners with a pic of my own system with S20A's in Santos Rosewood. The pic doesn't really do justice to the finish of the speakers but you get the general idea.

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LP12 - Klimax Radikal 2/Urika, Harban Plinth, Karousel, Keel, Karmen, Ekos SE, Skale, Lyra Atlas
CD Players - Roksan Caspian M2 CD Player, dCS Puccini CD Player + Scarlatti Master Clock
Amps - KK/1(D), Klimax Twin (D)
Speakers - Kudos S20 A's in Santos Rosewood
Cables - Linn Silver RCA & K200 speaker cable
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Wenge1 wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 9:51 pm .
Might as well join the fellow Kudos owners with a pic of my own system with S20A's in Santos Rosewood. The pic doesn't really do justice to the finish of the speakers but you get the general idea.

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Likewise a very neat and tidy setup. :smt023
Turntable - Linn LP12, Karousel, Keel, Ekos SE/1, Kandid, K-Radikal 2, Urika.
Amplifier - Naim Supernait 3
CD Player - Naim CD5si
Speakers - Kudos X3
Cables- Kudos KS-1 Speaker Cable, Linn Silver Interconnects
Support - Target TT4.
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Coyote Jim wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 9:53 pm
Wenge1 wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 9:51 pm .
Might as well join the fellow Kudos owners with a pic of my own system with S20A's in Santos Rosewood. The pic doesn't really do justice to the finish of the speakers but you get the general idea.

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Likewise a very neat and tidy setup. :smt023
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Cheers Jim :smt052
LP12 - Klimax Radikal 2/Urika, Harban Plinth, Karousel, Keel, Karmen, Ekos SE, Skale, Lyra Atlas
CD Players - Roksan Caspian M2 CD Player, dCS Puccini CD Player + Scarlatti Master Clock
Amps - KK/1(D), Klimax Twin (D)
Speakers - Kudos S20 A's in Santos Rosewood
Cables - Linn Silver RCA & K200 speaker cable
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Wenge1 wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 9:51 pm .
Might as well join the fellow Kudos owners with a pic of my own system with S20A's in Santos Rosewood. The pic doesn't really do justice to the finish of the speakers but you get the general idea.

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Gorgeous 😍
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Turntable: Rega RP1/Bias 2/Carbon
Digital Music Source: QNAP HS-251+ SilentNAS
Pre-amp/Streamer: Linn Selekt DSM/U
DAC and Digital Xovers: Linn Akurate Exaktbox10/Kat/U
Amplification: Linn Majik 6100+2100/D
Speakers: Linn Majik 140+alu stands (Kudos S20a soon!)
Sub-Bass: REL T5
Sundries: Linn Black Interconnects, AudioQuest Type 4 Speaker Cable
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Great!
You have 2 klimax twin? How are they configured ?

Wenge1 wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 9:51 pm .
Might as well join the fellow Kudos owners with a pic of my own system with S20A's in Santos Rosewood. The pic doesn't really do justice to the finish of the speakers but you get the general idea.

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Wenge1 wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 9:51 pm .
Might as well join the fellow Kudos owners with a pic of my own system with S20A's in Santos Rosewood. The pic doesn't really do justice to the finish of the speakers but you get the general idea.

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Nice bit of wenge, Wenge!
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Wenge1 wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 9:51 pm .
Might as well join the fellow Kudos owners with a pic of my own system with S20A's in Santos Rosewood. The pic doesn't really do justice to the finish of the speakers but you get the general idea.

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Lovely :smt023
Turntable - Linn LP12, Karousel, Keel, Ekos SE/1, Kandid, K-Radikal, Urika.
Amplifier - Naim Supernait 3
CD Player - Naim CD5si
Speakers - Kudos X3
Turntable Mat - Linn, Collaro Audio (Red & Black)
Cables - Kudos KS-1 Speaker Cable, Linn Silver Interconnects
Support - DIY Solid Oak Rack
Headphones - Focal Elegia, AKG 701
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Wenge1 wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 9:34 am
Dan Steel wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 8:50 am Image
My X3’s are still sounding great :smt023
Looks good Jim - Apart from your kit, someone's been busy on the redecorating front - Lovely job ........ :smt023
Thanks Adam :smt023
Turntable - Linn LP12, Karousel, Keel, Ekos SE/1, Kandid, K-Radikal, Urika.
Amplifier - Naim Supernait 3
CD Player - Naim CD5si
Speakers - Kudos X3
Turntable Mat - Linn, Collaro Audio (Red & Black)
Cables - Kudos KS-1 Speaker Cable, Linn Silver Interconnects
Support - DIY Solid Oak Rack
Headphones - Focal Elegia, AKG 701
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evil_C wrote: Fri Feb 16, 2024 7:19 am
Wenge1 wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 9:51 pm .
Might as well join the fellow Kudos owners with a pic of my own system with S20A's in Santos Rosewood. The pic doesn't really do justice to the finish of the speakers but you get the general idea.

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Nice bit of wenge, Wenge!
Takes one to know one ........ :smt023
LP12 - Klimax Radikal 2/Urika, Harban Plinth, Karousel, Keel, Karmen, Ekos SE, Skale, Lyra Atlas
CD Players - Roksan Caspian M2 CD Player, dCS Puccini CD Player + Scarlatti Master Clock
Amps - KK/1(D), Klimax Twin (D)
Speakers - Kudos S20 A's in Santos Rosewood
Cables - Linn Silver RCA & K200 speaker cable
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timster wrote: Fri Feb 16, 2024 6:35 am
Wenge1 wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 9:51 pm .
Might as well join the fellow Kudos owners with a pic of my own system with S20A's in Santos Rosewood. The pic doesn't really do justice to the finish of the speakers but you get the general idea.

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Gorgeous 😍
Cheers ........ :smt001
LP12 - Klimax Radikal 2/Urika, Harban Plinth, Karousel, Keel, Karmen, Ekos SE, Skale, Lyra Atlas
CD Players - Roksan Caspian M2 CD Player, dCS Puccini CD Player + Scarlatti Master Clock
Amps - KK/1(D), Klimax Twin (D)
Speakers - Kudos S20 A's in Santos Rosewood
Cables - Linn Silver RCA & K200 speaker cable
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papillon wrote: Fri Feb 16, 2024 6:44 am Great!
You have 2 klimax twin? How are they configured ?

Wenge1 wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 9:51 pm .
Might as well join the fellow Kudos owners with a pic of my own system with S20A's in Santos Rosewood. The pic doesn't really do justice to the finish of the speakers but you get the general idea.

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Just the one Twin. The other two Klimax boxes are a Radikal and a KK/1.
LP12 - Klimax Radikal 2/Urika, Harban Plinth, Karousel, Keel, Karmen, Ekos SE, Skale, Lyra Atlas
CD Players - Roksan Caspian M2 CD Player, dCS Puccini CD Player + Scarlatti Master Clock
Amps - KK/1(D), Klimax Twin (D)
Speakers - Kudos S20 A's in Santos Rosewood
Cables - Linn Silver RCA & K200 speaker cable
.
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papillon wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 11:28 am Nothing on their fb…except mentioning Kudos powered by Silence..an internal amp??
wiresandmore wrote: Thu Feb 15, 2024 7:52 am Any more whispers about the announcement at Bristol? I think the consensus is that it’s their own Active Crossover solution, but curious if anyone has additional info?
I wonder indeed, that would suggest an active crossover with a power amp combined. Very interested to see what they show!
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New fb posts from Kudos
But still hard to guess
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I've been reading about Kudos for years, here on this forum, the one before that, and the one before that. Reviewers love them.

I'm interested in the T606's, only problem is there are no dealers any where in my province ( Ontario). I currently have an exacted system running M140's ( 10 years) and it is time for a change.

My Linn dealer says he can get a pair. Do I make the leap without an audition? Anyone gone from M140's to T606's that can give me feedback?

Thanks
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arm wrote: Sat Feb 17, 2024 3:27 pm I've been reading about Kudos for years, here on this forum, the one before that, and the one before that. Reviewers love them.

I'm interested in the T606's, only problem is there are no dealers any where in my province ( Ontario). I currently have an exacted system running M140's ( 10 years) and it is time for a change.

My Linn dealer says he can get a pair. Do I make the leap without an audition? Anyone gone from M140's to T606's that can give me feedback?

Thanks
I don't think you can go wrong, whichever Kudos you choose. I'm going from 140s to Super20s soon thanks to an audition 6 years ago!
T606 obviously better than Super20s. I say go for it.
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Pre-amp/Streamer: Linn Selekt DSM/U
DAC and Digital Xovers: Linn Akurate Exaktbox10/Kat/U
Amplification: Linn Majik 6100+2100/D
Speakers: Linn Majik 140+alu stands (Kudos S20a soon!)
Sub-Bass: REL T5
Sundries: Linn Black Interconnects, AudioQuest Type 4 Speaker Cable
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arm wrote: Sat Feb 17, 2024 3:27 pm Anyone gone from M140's to T606's that can give me feedback?
A few years ago, I auditioned 140s (to replace very, very old Linn Nexus) and was underwhelmed. The dealer suggested listening to Kudos Super 20s and, within moments, I was in love. I have since replaced the Super 20s with 606s and the love affair continues.

For me, Kudos speakers sound full and smooth and relaxed. I feel that I am hearing everything that is in the recording.
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