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The world's best-sounding stereo system?, NBCNews Tech & Gadgets article about Quad Electrostatic speakers
2tec
post Feb 8 2013, 16:28
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"When I finally sat down to listen I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. It was the best sound I’ve ever heard in my home — and I’ve had some unbelievable sound systems in my living rooms over the years." ~ www.nbcnews.com

Ken Kessler article mentioned in above (PDF)

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post Feb 9 2013, 13:31
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I have heard a number of Quad systems and without invoking any of the TOS's, I can simply say that if I could afford them, they would be in my home.
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post Feb 9 2013, 15:17
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FWIW, Philips Classics used the QUAD ESL-63 as its reference speaker for many years. I don't know exactly when they started using them, but it must have been from the early 80's until the mid 90's. I bought my pair in 1983.
It's very well possible that their recordings from that period sound superior on the ESL-63 because they were recorded, mixed and mastered on them.
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