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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:47 am 
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I'm might pull the plug on a mint used pair for $300 but the reviews seem to be mixed.

Any thoughts would be appreciated.

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They are very good near-field speakers. I can't remember if they have foam surrounds, but if they do, make sure you check their condition.

Depending on the type of music you listen to, you might want to add a sub woofer.

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I liked...very neutral.

no foam.

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Does the $300 seem fair?


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They are worth what someone is willing to pay

https://www.hifishark.com/model/yamaha-ns-670

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I have sold a couple of pairs. Probably not as good as Dynaco A25's but still OK.


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Sgt Pepper wrote:
I have sold a couple of pairs. Probably not as good as Dynaco A25's but still OK.



That's a bit of a stretch imo.

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The NS 670 have fabric on the 10 inch woofer. There is a +/- 3 db control for the midrange and dome tweeter. I found the bass response and overall clarity very good on Rock and Jazz. Little brothers to the famed NS-1000. Bass response was 40 Hz.
Sound wise they were not close to my Enigma Minx with Audax Tweeters and Phase Linear Woofers in presentation.
Sold a pair for $300
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BinkyTheCat wrote:
Sgt Pepper wrote:
I have sold a couple of pairs. Probably not as good as Dynaco A25's but still OK.



That's a bit of a stretch imo.



IMO , the Dynaco's are more cohesive, less boom and sizzle. Much easier to listen to. Maybe not as wide a frequency range, but what is there sounds better. IMO.


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Sgt Pepper wrote:
IMO , the Dynaco's are more cohesive, less boom and sizzle. Much easier to listen to. Maybe not as wide a frequency range, but what is there sounds better. IMO.

And therein lies the dilemma with asking for opinions - everyone likes a different sound.

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Sgt Pepper wrote:
BinkyTheCat wrote:
Sgt Pepper wrote:
I have sold a couple of pairs. Probably not as good as Dynaco A25's but still OK.



That's a bit of a stretch imo.



IMO , the Dynaco's are more cohesive, less boom and sizzle. Much easier to listen to. Maybe not as wide a frequency range, but what is there sounds better. IMO.


Boom and sizzle...yes, that would describe em.






Not...

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The NS 670 are exceptional speakers...use them in my home office everyday
Sound clear and nice tight bass and clear highs.

I also own
NS 1000...used every day
NS 500
NS 690 x2
NS 670 ...used every day
NS 645
NS 625

If you want clarity and depth where you can hear the little nuances I highly recommend any of the above pairs.

I don't know what they hook up these speakers to and make them sound harsh (NS 1000 in particular) they sound absolutely great !!!!

go get em


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I don't know what they hook up these speakers to and make them sound harsh (NS 1000 in particular) they sound absolutely great !!!

I've owned the NS-1000, NS-690 and NS-500. They are all very revealing speakers, but especially the NS-1000's. Any flaws in your system will be very front and center.

For a short while I had to drive my NS-1000's with a 55W Yamaha receiver and they still sounded very good!

I ran the NS-690's through a 30W tube amp. When I eventually sold them, the buyer didn't believe me when I told him the amp was only putting out 30 watts!

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