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Years ago, when I first met CH, he asked me what do I think of Guarneri?  Of course, he didn't know I am a big fan of Franco Serblin, and I've owned Guarneri and Amati myself.  

I told CH that Guarneri happens to be one of my favorite monitor speakers.  It's a keeper.  Even if you ever upgrades speakers later, I would still keep the Guarneri.  In my opinion, the Guarneri isn't just a pair of speakers; it's a piece of art, a collectible, and the pinnacle of Sonus Faber.

Many years later, do the Guarneri still sound good ?  No, they don't........................... they sound awesome !!  The precision of the soundstage, the richness and full sound of the midrange, the sweet treble, and the unforgettable vocal; that's how Guarneri sounds.  Of course, it has its weakness, but with the right music, the sound of Guarneri is really hard to beat.  

Of course, CH spent a lot of time and effort to make his system sounds better.  With a full system of Burmester, and being the first owner of a full system of Siltech Double Crown cables in Vancouver; CH could have easily upgraded his speakers in the past.  Yet, he kept the Guarneri all the time.  I asked him why.  He told me that he has heard the new Sonus Faber, but he was rather disappointed.  So, he simply loves how they look and how they sound.  


CH's Audio System
Speakers Sonus Faber Guarneri Homage
Power Amplifier Burmester 911
Pre Amplifier / Digital Burmester 111
CD Player (back up) CEC CD player
Power Conditioner Burmester 948
Cables Siltech Double Crown + Nordost Odin
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