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Well it's something to consider because that would probably work with my time line for building some new speakers.
Planning on upgrading to the 215s?
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Joe said building new speakers, so I bet it's SEOS Maximus
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Planning on upgrading to the 215s?
yeah right, my wife would cut part of me off if I spent 12 grand for three speakers!....lol


No I'm looking at building a WTW speaker, something similar to my 228HT's but using a ND1460A compression driver and some 12" woofers and an active crossover. Right now I'm simply going to start buying the pieces, first the compression drivers, then waveguides and then the drivers.


The SEOS Maximus is just way too big for my space, if I wasn't so limited for room I'd consider those though.

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yeah right, my wife would cut part of me off if I spent 12 grand for three speakers!....lol


No I'm looking at building a WTW speaker, something similar to my 228HT's but using a ND1460A compression driver and some 12" woofers and an active crossover. Right now I'm simply going to start buying the pieces, first the compression drivers, then waveguides and then the drivers.


The SEOS Maximus is just way too big for my space, if I wasn't so limited for room I'd consider those though.
It might be worth it if you can choose which part she cuts off. I'm sure you don't need both of your pinkies
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Which would make a better center for the Maximus-18 that EricH is currently building: 1099 or 88 special??
Probably neither...
Hmm...that is a good question. I would go with the 88 Special just because of the matching waveguide. I would imagine that either would work great
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All you 1099 owners were making me jealous. And I needed to re calibrate my ears

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Maybe those will just blow me away and I'll have to get them
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All you 1099 owners were making me jealous. And I needed to re calibrate my ears

Perfect product to do so
Man, Tux, those look f**ken awesome!

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Maybe those will just blow me away and I'll have to get them
Boy are you in for a surprise
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Dang, tried to change my avatar from my phone. How do I rotate it?
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They look great tux
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Dang, tried to change my avatar from my phone. How do I rotate it?
I think you'll have to rotate the original and upload again. Cool pic.
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I was afraid of that. I'll have to sit down at my PC and do that.
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Have there been any direct comparisons between these and the tempests yet?
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I was afraid of that. I'll have to sit down at my PC and do that.
Please do because your avatar is distracting! ....LOL

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Have there been any direct comparisons between these and the tempests yet?
There will be in 12 days
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There will be in 12 days
Perfect timing! That's right around when I was planning on ordering my parts


The main reason I'm leaning towards the tempests is the fact that they use the DNA-360 vs the DNA-205. However, I don't know enough about either one though to know if this is a valid reason. What advantages, if any, does the 360 have besides lower extension?

Edit: just searched through the thread and found my answer. I guess my main question now is how the midranges on these compare to the lower end of the DNA-360.

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I have heard both and the 205 is smoother. Both are good. Each has there application. The 360 can cross lower. I don't know anymore about them then that. There will be at least 10 people there so you should get a pretty good flavour of the general feeling.

I have been waiting months for this so I can't wait. A tremendous lineup of speakers. My number one criteria is the one that is best for vocals/dialogue. The one that just sounds extra special. I can eq more top end or bottom. That's just me. I know all the seos sound great for movies. The one that wins the music battle will be my winner.
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Tux it is crazy to me that you haven't had a working pair for so long. Welcome back to your club! Lol
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The Tux Club! I love it!
I really hope I'll have my center channel fired up by this weekend!
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Dang, tried to change my avatar from my phone. How do I rotate it?
Tux, open the pic and use the rotate.
Rotate it 90 degrees and save it, then close it.
Now reopen it again and re-rotate it till it looks good and save it again.
It's a bug and that should fix it
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Yes! Thanks fatshaft.
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Tux,
May I ask???

What were your listening impressions now that you've build another set of 1099's.
I'm asking cause it's probably been a little while since you've heard them.

thanks for sharing...sorry to bother you with that but just curious and had to ask.

Thanks
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What height is the center of the waveguide at?
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Fat...it's his "child"...what would you have him say?...
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I need to know if he's a good father or a sad MF!!!
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Actually BAD!

I've been away so much that my listening time has been limited. At first I had them sitting on top of those MBMs but they weren't activated. I think they were acting as a passive radiators sucking up all the upper bass. So I took those away and it got better but not great. I was scratching my head so I measured them. The tweeter level was a little high and I remembered I had to use a 3.3ohm resistor on the tweeter, instead of 3, and meant to strap a 20ohm across it but forgot. So I did that. Better but still not great. Measured great, so what's up. Finally I remembered on my AVR I had a -2db at 150hz PEQ for my other speakers. Ah, finally sounds right. Then had to leave. Listened to like 2 songs. They certainly have midrange. Wow. But I am dying to hear some reference song before I fall back in love.

I'll update you later
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Actually BAD!

I've been away so much that my listening time has been limited. At first I had them sitting on top of those MBMs but they weren't activated. I think they were acting as a passive radiators sucking up all the upper bass. So I took those away and it got better but not great. I was scratching my head so I measured them. The tweeter level was a little high and I remembered I had to use a 3.3ohm resistor on the tweeter, instead of 3, and meant to strap a 20ohm across it but forgot. So I did that. Better but still not great. Measured great, so what's up. Finally I remembered on my AVR I had a -2db at 150hz PEQ for my other speakers. Ah, finally sounds right. Then had to leave. Listened to like 2 songs. They certainly have midrange. Wow. But I am dying to hear some reference song before I fall back in love.

I'll update you later
Just suffered my first stroke....then came back to read the rest and felt a little better.
My first reaction was "Ok he is drunk as a skunk and his ear drum has blown open!
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