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1961 Surrounds or Bookshelves

I am getting ready to replace my current 20 yr old Jmo speakers with 1961 Arendals.  The question is do I use the Surrounds or Bookshelves for my surround speakers?  You can see from the picture that my current surrounds are mounted on wall and near the rear wall of...

14 replies last reply 1 hour, 24 minutes ago

Arendal speaker, front or back?

Just out of curiosity, wondering if people like the look of the front or back of the Arendal speakers, one side more than the other? I’ve never seen a speaker that has a back side as beautiful as the Arendals 1723 Monitors. They make me want to put a mirror...

5 replies last reply 13 hours, 28 minutes ago

1961 bookshelf with INFINEON 12070 class D amp

Hello, I currently have 2 x DALI Zensor 1 connected to a SMSL A0200 amplifier (https://www.smsl-audio.com/portal/product/detail/id/756.html) as a desktop setup. I’m thinking about upgrading the Zensor 1 speakers to 1961 bookshelfs but I can’t see any review about 1961 bookshelves hooked to a SMSL/LOXJIE/SABAJ/TOPPING amp with Infineon 12070 chip. Amplifier...

1 replies last reply 1 day, 15 hours ago

1961 bookshelf vs monitors in small/difficult room

Hi,   I am struggling to decide whether I should go for the monitors or the bookshelf as LCRs in a home cinema application.   My room is small and several features constrain  my speaker placement choices. The room itself is 3×4.75m with 2.15m ceilings. Currently I am running a...

12 replies last reply 1 week ago

Small Home Theater – 1723 Monitor S vs 1961

Hello everyone… looking for additional suggestions and help in deciding between the 1723 Monitor S and the 1961 Towers for a small home theater setup.  The room is 10’11” x 15′ 7″ with 10′ ceilings; for the last 2+ years, the room was used as a dedicated 2 channel listening...

25 replies last reply 1 week, 1 day ago

Subwoofer 1723 2S

Dear all, I am just curious, since the 2S has 2 XLR ports, is every side of the sub separately controlable ? Are there also some wave patterns available to see how the sound waves behave coming from the side ? Thank you in advance ! Markus

2 replies last reply 2 weeks ago