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Old 30-12-2016, 05:34 PM   #1036
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Been a crazy December. Changed the speakers, amp and stands. Shall enjoy the music then proceed with phase 2.

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Old 30-12-2016, 08:01 PM   #1037
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Been a crazy December. Changed the speakers, amp and stands. Shall enjoy the music then proceed with phase 2.

OMG! how is the sound? i wanted to buy that too!
how much is it
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Old 30-12-2016, 09:23 PM   #1038
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Wa. Nice nice! Kef LS50??
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Old 30-12-2016, 09:30 PM   #1039
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Been a crazy December. Changed the speakers, amp and stands. Shall enjoy the music then proceed with phase 2.

Nice! I am also looking for a stereo system myself, can I know what other speakers you have compared with before you decide on the ls50?
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Old 30-12-2016, 11:01 PM   #1040
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Just bought this today Pair it with my HTC 10 just nice

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Old 30-12-2016, 11:18 PM   #1041
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OMG! how is the sound? i wanted to buy that too!
how much is it
Sounds great. Sounds much bigger than its tiny size. Imaging is its forte, though soundstage and separation are very good too.

RRP is $1.9k now, this colour is no longer available, only regular glossy black is for sale. I got them used for a good price though, just 3 months old. I suspect they are not even fully burnt in.


Wa. Nice nice! Kef LS50??
Yep. One of the three limited ed colours.


Nice! I am also looking for a stereo system myself, can I know what other speakers you have compared with before you decide on the ls50?
I used to have a pair of cloned LS3/5A, those excel in vocals. The LS50 is much more versatile and genre friendly.

One word of advice. Though the LS50 is relatively affordable at $1.9k new, these babies really shine with good source and amp. I'm using the Lumin D1 as my source and also as digital pre to the Bel Canto Ref500S power amp, and I feel that a dedicated pre amp will definitely bring them to a next level.
They perform best with Class D Icepower amps. I tried them with my previous Ayon Class A tube & a friend's Cary power amp; both did not quite do the LS50 justice. So if you are interested in the LS50, be sure to try them with various amps if you can. YMMV greatly.


EDIT: Having said that, I personally feel that the LS50 is a no brainer at $1.9k, coz one will need to pay at least $3k minimum for other brands to get similar performance. That the LS50 is able to scale with electronics costing 10x its price tag and not sound out of place speaks volume about its value.

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Old 31-12-2016, 06:58 AM   #1042
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I used to have a pair of cloned LS3/5A, those excel in vocals. The LS50 is much more versatile and genre friendly.

One word of advice. Though the LS50 is relatively affordable at $1.9k new, these babies really shine with good source and amp. I'm using the Lumin D1 as my source and also as digital pre to the Bel Canto Ref500S power amp, and I feel that a dedicated pre amp will definitely bring them to a next level.
They perform best with Class D Icepower amps. I tried them with my previous Ayon Class A tube & a friend's Cary power amp; both did not quite do the LS50 justice. So if you are interested in the LS50, be sure to try them with various amps if you can. YMMV greatly.


EDIT: Having said that, I personally feel that the LS50 is a no brainer at $1.9k, coz one will need to pay at least $3k minimum for other brands to get similar performance. That the LS50 is able to scale with electronics costing 10x its price tag and not sound out of place speaks volume about its value.
Thanks, so i guess LS50 is picky with what it is paired with? I interested with Naim amps but too bad Naim and KEF are by different distributor. Try the Focal Aria and don't like it, like the Sopra N1 but it will put a serious dent in my pocket. Signz.
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Old 31-12-2016, 10:40 AM   #1043
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btw is that the new wireless version?
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Old 31-12-2016, 04:24 PM   #1044
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Thanks, so i guess LS50 is picky with what it is paired with? I interested with Naim amps but too bad Naim and KEF are by different distributor. Try the Focal Aria and don't like it, like the Sopra N1 but it will put a serious dent in my pocket. Signz.
They are quite picky but once u get them right it can be magical. Heard a few users with the LS50/Naim combo and they love it too. The Sopra N1 is on another level, that's like at last 4 times the price of LS50.


btw is that the new wireless version?
Nope, just th regular passive version. The wireless version has 2 amps, dac, streamer & DSP built in for $3,399.
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Old 31-12-2016, 04:40 PM   #1045
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Nice! I am also looking for a stereo system myself, can I know what other speakers you have compared with before you decide on the ls50?
Very nice. Guizu rack ? I am sure the KEF sounds killer

Have yet to add standoffs for mine

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Old 31-12-2016, 05:20 PM   #1046
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Very nice. Guizu rack ? I am sure the KEF sounds killer

Have yet to add standoffs for mine

Yup, it's a Guizu. Relatively affordable but I thought it'd heavier than it look. I added the spikes to the rack & stands the other day. Very noticeable improvement straightaway.

I think it will be a very big challenge to find another speakers that can match or exceed the LS50 at its price tag. I'm very happy with mine.
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Old 01-01-2017, 04:01 AM   #1047
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Yup, it's a Guizu. Relatively affordable but I thought it'd heavier than it look. I added the spikes to the rack & stands the other day. Very noticeable improvement straightaway.

I think it will be a very big challenge to find another speakers that can match or exceed the LS50 at its price tag. I'm very happy with mine.
Enjoy your system! hopefully i will find mine too!
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Old 01-01-2017, 09:31 AM   #1048
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Saw a crazy good deal last week, so had to grab it:



Calyx 24/192 DAC for $690, what a steal
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Old 01-01-2017, 04:05 PM   #1049
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Enjoy your system! hopefully i will find mine too!
U setting up a system from scratch? Yup, am enjoying it.


Saw a crazy good deal last week, so had to grab it:



Calyx 24/192 DAC for $690, what a steal
Looking good. The DAC came with the additional separate PSU?
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Old 03-01-2017, 10:10 PM   #1050
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