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    Bayz Audio Counterpoint 2.0 >>>>Rhapsody.Audio

    Pretty small room for the large CPs. Wouldn´t the Courante be suitable enough? Do the CP give you any advantage vs. Courante in this smaller room?
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    Bayz Audio Counterpoint 2.0 >>>>Rhapsody.Audio

    Well, aesthetics are indeed subjective. I also don´t like the looks of the GP speakers. Even the HRS and Borderland look like overly wide pencils to me ;-) Everything from MBL has somewhat of an oldschool baroque appeal to me. Though I have to admit that I like the large melon of the 101 as it...
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    Bayz Audio Counterpoint 2.0 >>>>Rhapsody.Audio

    I own the Bayz Courante and have auditioned the German Physiks HRS-120-D (extended bass vs. regular HRS-120 - then became the HRS-130) some years ago with the same amp, but not in the same room. The audition room of the German Physiks had way more room behind the speakers to the wall than in my...
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    tell us about your goosebump tracks!

    Ok, in terms of Goosebumps, these are the tracks that get me everytime: Peter Gabriel - San Jacinto (orchestra version from New Blood) Eva Cassidy - Imagine I guess everybody knows it, but it´s soo awesome. She also gets me with "Fields Of Gold". Bruckner #4 - Celibidache This and some later...
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    Bayz Audio Counterpoint 2.0 >>>>Rhapsody.Audio

    I´m really wondering that 6moons claims "The result is a lessened difference between recordings". My experience with the Courante in my room is the exact opposite. I have never heard such vast differences in various music pieces. The way the sonic events are presented are extremely specific to...
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    Bayz Audio Courante 2.0s

    I posted my impressions on the Courante 2.0 over in the other thread: Bayz Courante Review
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    Bayz Audio Counterpoint 2.0 >>>>Rhapsody.Audio

    Hi adyc, sure, here is a scetch of the room with measurements.
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    Bayz Audio Counterpoint 2.0 >>>>Rhapsody.Audio

    This is the Counterpoint discussion, but as it seems like this thread has established itself as the main one for all about Bayz, I´m posting my impressions on the Courante (with 2.0 drivers) in here. I have had the Courantes for three weeks now in my living room and spent the first two weeks...
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    What works for omnidirectional speakers?

    Hi Caesar, I am currently looking into active bass traps: PSI Audio AVAA C20 They are claimed to be as effective as passive bass traps 20x their size - without damping upper frequencies and reaching very low. Sounds too good to be true, so I am currently looking for real-life reports on them.
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    Bayz Audio Counterpoint 2.0 >>>>Rhapsody.Audio

    Ok, got it. Quite ingenious, I must say. Is the black piano gloss version of the speaker also made of carbon fiber, but with a piano gloss finish instead of sight carbon?
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    Bayz Audio Counterpoint 2.0 >>>>Rhapsody.Audio

    Thanks for the explanation. So do I get it right, that all mid-frequencies are indeed of opposite phase inside the tubes, but they get completely absorbed? How can they be absorbed without making the light chassis vibrate? And the deep frequencies, which are not absorbed, are being extended...
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    Bayz Audio Counterpoint 2.0 >>>>Rhapsody.Audio

    Quick question about the Courante and Counterpoint designs: Why are lower frequencies - being emitted from the rear ports - not playing out of phase? Because the woofer drivers seem to be firing into the tubes with the exact opposite phase than towards the tweeter. I´m a bit puzzled about that...
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    What works for omnidirectional speakers?

    Very interesting discussion! Based on my personal experience, I find Duke´s arguments very compelling. There is bunch of advocates for near-field listening or very directional speaker designs who argument that you should get as much of the listening room out of the way in order to hear nothing...
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    What works for omnidirectional speakers?

    Bob is right. I already tried to negotiate for bass traps - no chance. ;-) But in my current system I have very little problems with low frequency room modes. The room swallowing a lot of low frequency energy is actually more of a problem. Therefore I have smoothened out the low frequency...
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    What works for omnidirectional speakers?

    I find it really interesting to hear that the Bayz sound significantly differentl than the MBL as both feature a fullrange omni radiation pattern (except for deep bass). I also know German Physiks speakers and I would consider them pretty similar to MBL in this regard - though they are a bit...

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