Linn Akubarik - opinions needed

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ashhadk wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:22 pm Order placed in RAL 5011, T minus 2 months πŸ₯Ή. Will update once I receive. Thanks guys for all the input πŸ˜ƒ
Steel Blue? Nice.
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ashhadk wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:22 pm Order placed in RAL 5011, T minus 2 months πŸ₯Ή. Will update once I receive. Thanks guys for all the input πŸ˜ƒ
Congratulations! :D

The Akubariks w/Organik should take you far into the future. Then there will most likely be a Utopik upgrade before too long. Let's see who gets their new speakers first. :D
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Moomintroll wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:26 pm
ashhadk wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:22 pm Order placed in RAL 5011, T minus 2 months πŸ₯Ή. Will update once I receive. Thanks guys for all the input πŸ˜ƒ
Steel Blue? Nice.
I just looked it up as well. I agree. Nice!
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akamatsu wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 5:06 pm
Moomintroll wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:26 pm
ashhadk wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:22 pm Order placed in RAL 5011, T minus 2 months πŸ₯Ή. Will update once I receive. Thanks guys for all the input πŸ˜ƒ
Steel Blue? Nice.
I just looked it up as well. I agree. Nice!
Thanks, excited for yours as well. Should be a fun summer :)

Now trying to decide if I should sell the M140’s or put them to theatre use πŸ€”. Decisions decisions πŸ˜‡
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ashhadk wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 5:50 pm
akamatsu wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 5:06 pm
Moomintroll wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:26 pm
ashhadk wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:22 pm Order placed in RAL 5011, T minus 2 months πŸ₯Ή. Will update once I receive. Thanks guys for all the input πŸ˜ƒ
Steel Blue? Nice.
I just looked it up as well. I agree. Nice!
Thanks, excited for yours as well. Should be a fun summer :)

Now trying to decide if I should sell the M140’s or put them to theatre use πŸ€”. Decisions decisions πŸ˜‡
Theatre use. Don't want you to flood the market! πŸ™‚
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timster wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 6:09 pm
ashhadk wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 5:50 pm
akamatsu wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 5:06 pm
Moomintroll wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:26 pm
ashhadk wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:22 pm Order placed in RAL 5011, T minus 2 months πŸ₯Ή. Will update once I receive. Thanks guys for all the input πŸ˜ƒ
Steel Blue? Nice.
I just looked it up as well. I agree. Nice!
Thanks, excited for yours as well. Should be a fun summer :)

Now trying to decide if I should sell the M140’s or put them to theatre use πŸ€”. Decisions decisions πŸ˜‡
Theatre use. Don't want you to flood the market! πŸ™‚
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I used blue jeans cable cat 6 but found the sound to better when the wires were connected with the writing on the cables were in the direction away from the speakers.

Don’t know if you want to go into that much detail.

I also preferred them with matched power chords which unfortunately was not delivered by Linn.
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Zee9 wrote: ↑Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:02 am I used blue jeans cable cat 6 but found the sound to better when the wires were connected with the writing on the cables were in the direction away from the speakers.

Don’t know if you want to go into that much detail.

I also preferred them with matched power chords which unfortunately was not delivered by Linn.
Thanks for the tip on the Ethernet cables.

For the power cords, I’ve got a bunch of Merlin stuff from Futureshop which is pretty good, will repurpose those.
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ashhadk wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 5:50 pm
akamatsu wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 5:06 pm
Moomintroll wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:26 pm
ashhadk wrote: ↑Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:22 pm Order placed in RAL 5011, T minus 2 months πŸ₯Ή. Will update once I receive. Thanks guys for all the input πŸ˜ƒ
Steel Blue? Nice.
I just looked it up as well. I agree. Nice!
Thanks, excited for yours as well. Should be a fun summer :)

Now trying to decide if I should sell the M140’s or put them to theatre use πŸ€”. Decisions decisions πŸ˜‡
A fun summer indeed. Mine should show up right about the time the days are as long as they get. I usually spend a lot of time outdoors. Maybe this summer will be a little different.

I guess with the discount you got a trade-in for the M140s wasn't happening. My deal was the opposite; no discount with a hefty trade-in. My old speakers (Aktiv Tukans) have been in service in the theatre for the past six years.
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Zee9 wrote: ↑Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:02 am I used blue jeans cable cat 6 but found the sound to better when the wires were connected with the writing on the cables were in the direction away from the speakers.

Don’t know if you want to go into that much detail.

I also preferred them with matched power chords which unfortunately was not delivered by Linn.
I spoke to Blue Jeans Cable about directionality of their cables. They are exactly the same at both ends. So the only difference is the writing on the jacket. If one hears a difference, it would be easy to blind test. I would expect no difference to be heard unsighted.
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