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  1. It happened little by little. I have another system in my studio as well. Meanwhile I have a friend who has maybe ten times as many speakers as I do... also I never saw the appeal of multi-room sound, it’s all a question of enjoying music in the living room, library, family/game room in the basement, an exercise area, and my studio. It’s not as crazy as it seems!
  2. Johny R. set them at that this distance. It's a trade off of bass and soundstage. Seems like it works well! I think the photo makes them look a bit closer than they are. There's a whole theory that Richard uses that's in his manuals, and then of course there are other issues like a wall of windows over to the left and so on.
  3. This is my main Vandersteen System. I have a Viella V12 turntable with AMG 12JT tonearm and Hana Umami cartridge, an Ayre P-5xe phono stage, an Ayre QX-5 Twenty DAC, an Ayre KX-5 Twenty Preamp, and an Ayre VX-5 Twenty Amplifier plus an Oppo UDP-205 universal disc player. All this from John Rutan at Verona's own Audio Connection. I used to have wood Quatros but since there wasn't an upgrade path when the Quatro CT came out I sought out a used pair of 5As. My room is 39' long so it certainly can sustain the bass from the 5As. It's a really wonderful system, thanks to everyone who has made it po
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