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      05-30-2013, 04:58 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by Schnooper View Post
I am picking my M3 on Friday, and I have optioned the BMW individual high end audio (16 speaker, 9 channel amp, 825W). I think it's the same system as the EPS. I actually haven't heard this system, and the sales guy said that he hasn't sold this system before.

I have listened to the harmon/kardon system (13 speaker, 420W amp) in the demo car, and it was quite good. I think it's also known as the L7 system.

And I am expecting the system I have ordered to suitably better than the harmon/kardon ( especially considering the cost). I will report back once I have had a play. I consider myself to be an audiophile.
Then I expect a concise report on the dynamics of the bass, tone of the mid range, and clarity of the high end; soundstage, dynamic range and frequency response assessment much appreciated.

I suggest Tron soundtrack as a decent starting point.
Track C.L.U. should test clarity in all frequencies pretty well.

Acoustic instruments, techno, pop, etc. I'll have to wait til late July to test mine, so I have plenty of time to make a great test mix.