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    Default elemental design speakers

    how do u rate elemental design speakers? particularly eDi line.

    http://www.edesignaudio.com/product_...products_id=49

    i searched hard for proper review, did not find one, but found mixed opinions about them.

    are these better than MOMOs? MMs?
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    eD is not a good subject around here.

    Personally I couldn't care less about how good or bad they are. I will do my best to not purchase an eD product on principle alone. I will not even give them the benefit of a test listen.
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    Im with John on this one. Id stay away from ED.
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    check diyma.com you can get some good info there. i never used them, but there are some people that may have there.
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    ED really is crap. Their owner is a piece of ****. Theres much better deals out there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by exalted512 View Post
    ED really is crap. Their owner is a piece of ****. Theres much better deals out there.
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    So, how do u really feel about them?
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    Quote Originally Posted by eloplayspolo View Post
    So, how do u really feel about them?
    It wouldn't be appropriate to this forum...you got the toned down version...
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    some say they're really good. Others say they're no good. Regardless of how they sound, I have heard one good review of their customer service to every 10 bad ones. No thanks. Nothing eD will ever be in my car. I mean, how can you ever say "Hey guys, I got ED!" Just puts off the wrong impression.
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    i had no idea its such a sensitive issue here.
    i think i will stick with momo or alpine type r

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    momo is a SQ sub type R is more SPL... at least thats what they sound like to me.
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    Type R has more output but wouldn't call them SPL. They can "beat" but they don't get SPL loud like true SPL woofers. I like how the Type R's sound in the right enclosure. They're not real tight but very smooth.
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    The reason for eD being disliked:

    http://www.polkaudio.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14192

    That thread was started by someone asking about eD's rip off of what seemed to be an old Phoenix Gold or PPI design. Questions were asked, discussion ensued and apparently somebody at eD's forums got wind. Then a pile of people came running over. Maybe 3 were pleasant and answered questions like adults. The rest decided to gang up and cause problems. This thread was the only one that survived in the H.O.S.

    The real travesty in all of it was that the "owner/founder" of eD said he didn't support the actions of his forum participants here yet when you went and visited their forums, he was cheering them on, patting them on the back and talking about fighting the good fight or whatever it was. Those threads there are long since deleted. This thread here is 10 pages of posterity displaying the very best reason to not even consider an eD product of any kind.

    But, because of the way they all acted, I will not give Elemental Designs any of my time. They are just a bunch of mouthy, punk kids in a garage playing speaker manufacturer.
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    I'm not even going to mention all the copyright infringement suits they've had against them, or threatened to have against them.

    I really do just hate eD. I cant believe they have survived while Adire and TC sounds, amongst others have broken up.
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    ED = Paypal.
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    because in today's world, it's all about marketing and reaching your customers. eD has apparently done a better job than Adire. TC should've stuck around with all the OEMing they were doing...
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    LMAO! I just read thru all 14 pages of that gem for the first time in probably 4 years and I have come to one conclusion - damn I miss PoweredByDodge.

    John is great at ripping people new *******s with actual science and logic but nobody could just lay a brother out in a smack talking contest and nobody made me laugh my ass off more than Vinny!

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