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Old 10-03-2012, 02:11 PM
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Default TAD CR-1 Review Hifi Plus, October 2012

TAD CR-1 Review Hifi Plus Issue 92, October 2012

"This is actually one of the hardest loudspeakers to describe in sonic terms, because you end up thinking about things in terms of what other loudspeakers do wrong. When it comes to describing what this does right, it pretty much does all of it right"

"There isn't a genre that falls down through the CR1 s - if the idea of playingsome dirty dubstep through these loudspeakers appeals, it will sound fantastic through these loudspeakers. If instead, your jollies are more cerebral and you dream of reanimating Miles Davis in your listening room,the CR1s get damn close to perfection in the current loudspeaker market."

"I firmly believe that the best stand mount loudspeakers the world has ever seen are gracing the stores right now. But even in such lauded company, the TAD CR1 still has the power to wow. Ultimately, it's hard to pick a winner in the 'cost no object' stand mount loudspeaker race, because different loudspeakers will appeal to different listeners. But I can't help feeling that the CR1 will end up appealing to more of those listeners than its rivals, simply because it sounds so very, very right."

- Alan Sircom
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:51 PM
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Bah, Joe's got them, thats enough for me.....

Certainly gets a favourable slant.
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Bah, Joe's got them, thats enough for me.....

Certainly gets a favourable slant.


What's even more incredible, I still have them. That should say something. They really are amazing.
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Old 10-03-2012, 06:02 PM
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Ha, yeah, should have snuck the word still in there.
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Looks like Joost has lifted this from another site

Does anyone have the full review yet?
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What's even more incredible, I still have them. That should say something. They really are amazing.
Joe.......Yeah, but I remember seeing your TAD's up for sale not long ago. That says something, too.
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Joe.......Yeah, but I remember seeing your TAD's up for sale not long ago. That says something, too.
That was just a tease Dan

Seriously, it was before I really set out to maximize the setup. Since then, I've changed some gear and cables. I moved the speakers a little at a time and focused on what I was hearing. These are not for the faint of heart and I was not mentally prepared to give them the care and feeding they needed. Now, it's a whole different story. I can't wait to get home and power up the system. I am amazed at how they lay it all out there and bring my favorite musicians to my room. I admit I had a do more work than I was used to doing to dial them in. It was worth all the effort.
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That was just a tease Dan

Seriously, it was before I really set out to maximize the setup. Since then, I've changed some gear and cables. I moved the speakers a little at a time and focused on what I was hearing. These are not for the faint of heart and I was not mentally prepared to give them the care and feeding they needed. Now, it's a whole different story. I can't wait to get home and power up the system. I am amazed at how they lay it all out there and bring my favorite musicians to my room. I admit I had a do more work than I was used to doing to dial them in. It was worth all the effort.
Joe, I'm very happy to see you're keeping them.
Seriously, they're amongst the finest speakers around.
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Joe, I'm very happy to see you're keeping them.
Seriously, they're amongst the finest speakers around.
Thanks Bart. I guess patience is a virtue. Normally I have the patience of a saint. I guess I got a little antsy. Some help and suggestions from some members helped me keep things in perspective.
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Joe......what gear do you now consider to be in the A-lineup for your CR-1's?
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