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Old 08-18-2022, 02:03 PM
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Default New REL Reference Subs...No. 31 & 32

https://rel.net/product-category/reference-series/

Interesting to hear more about these...
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I have a pair of No. 31 coming. We'll see what the fuss is all about.
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Congrats Marc! Looking forward to your impressions. They look and weigh like beasts!
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Old 12-14-2022, 02:36 PM
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I have a pair of No. 31 coming. We'll see what the fuss is all about.
Marc, absolute congrats! I am looking forward to hearing how the Rel subs interface with the Alexx.

Best

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I have a pair of No. 31 coming. We'll see what the fuss is all about.
Congrats!
Here is a link to HiFi+ 2022 best products awards, including the REL 31 (see pages 139 and 186).

Enjoy!

https://hifiplus.com/?r3d=hi-fi-issu...eid=413386e7c5
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Exciting news Mark! Cant wait to hear your thoughts...
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