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Forum: Speakers   12-25-2014, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
A very merry Christmas wish to all of us...

A very merry Christmas wish to all of us fortunate Philharmonic Audio speaker owners! And also a huge thank you to the guy who brings 'em to us. Merry Christmas, Dennis. :smile:
Forum: Speakers   12-25-2014, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
You are on the mark about most AVRs. But...

You are on the mark about most AVRs. But Audioholics frequently bench tests Yamaha receivers and they always are under-spec'ed. I haven't checked your particular model, but at a spec of 140 w/c, I...
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2014, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
For those of you who don't know, Alex and I have...

For those of you who don't know, Alex and I have known each other for a long time. We were tossing jokes...not insults at each other. Right, Alex? Right, Alex?! LOL. :p
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2014, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
I'm shocked! :) (Hi Alex.)

I'm shocked! :)

(Hi Alex.)
Forum: Speakers   11-27-2014, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
Happy Thanksgiving to all the people that haunt...

Happy Thanksgiving to all the people that haunt this thread. You are terrific and are appreciated. And a special thank you to Dennis for being a great friend and superb speaker designer.
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Forum: Speakers   11-27-2014, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
Same back atcha, David....and to all audio fans...

Same back atcha, David....and to all audio fans everywhere.

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee52/Tomorrow_10/ThanksgivingPets.jpg...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2014, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Here are some photo exemplars of both styles of...

Here are some photo exemplars of both styles of veneer. It's a slide show....http://philharmonicaudio.com/cabinets.html
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2014, 11:47 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
I can't speak for Dennis, but I haven't read his...

I can't speak for Dennis, but I haven't read his posts that way. I think he was talking about the Phil2s (not the 3s seen below) and their practical, form follows function appearance. Further,...
Forum: Speakers   11-10-2014, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Class A thinks it's due pretty soon. I think...

Class A thinks it's due pretty soon. I think it's more like 2016. The truth likely lies somewhere in between.
Forum: Speakers   11-05-2014, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
I think the on- and off-axis MTM center placement...

I think the on- and off-axis MTM center placement has already been discussed. As far as reflections, you might note that they are factors in ALL speakers in a room, including your "real design"...
Forum: Speakers   11-04-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
Thanks, Dennis. This is completely my...

Thanks, Dennis. This is completely my understanding of the "issue" with MTMs played horizontally. I couldn't agree more.

But I await the scientific explanation from the opposing view. DS-21...
Forum: Speakers   11-04-2014, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
We'd like to hear the scientific reasoning behind...

We'd like to hear the scientific reasoning behind what you're saying about vertical vs. horizontal placement...not just your opinion. I'm puzzled by what you say, but I'm open for education. ...
Forum: Speakers   10-30-2014, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
These are pretty nice and just down the street...

These are pretty nice and just down the street from you, so no shipping costs. He's asking $995, but perhaps you could make the seller an offer that fits your budget....
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Some of the most expensive speakers in the world...

Some of the most expensive speakers in the world retain that ... uh ... "endless sleep bed" look. They aren't the standard box shape, for certain. But beauty is certainly in the eye of the...
Forum: Speakers   10-14-2014, 08:32 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Hello. My name is Mud and I'm a ribbon addict. ...

Hello. My name is Mud and I'm a ribbon addict. OP, you're about to become one too...which is a good thing. Congrats.

It's really hard, maybe impossible, to beat the quality performance and...
Forum: Speakers   10-08-2014, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Unfortunately, based upon AA's small staff and...

Unfortunately, based upon AA's small staff and past performance (7T being delayed years), I'd guess 2016 would be a more likely release date. Not a bad thing, really...no fine wine is ready before...
Forum: Speakers   10-06-2014, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Thanks for the detailed reply, Jim. It has...

Thanks for the detailed reply, Jim.

It has been roughly two hundred years since I heard Alnico drivers in a loudspeaker. My faded auditory memory is no help. I do know that they're much...
Forum: Speakers   10-06-2014, 10:19 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
I'm quite certain that these Seas tweeters are...

I'm quite certain that these Seas tweeters are fine instruments. But I have no idea how one would improve upon the audio perfection that comes with the RAAL. Perhaps I should try to hear...
Forum: Speakers   10-03-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
From Stereophile magazine, you can see the...

From Stereophile magazine, you can see the frequency response of the 700R.http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee52/Tomorrow_10/KEFFR.jpg...
Forum: Speakers   10-03-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
Totally agree. I believe the NEO8 is the secret...

Totally agree. I believe the NEO8 is the secret weapon of the Phil2 and 3.



A little known fact that when one buys a Philharmonic speaker, one grows extra jaws. :D (I think the RAAL is the...
Forum: Speakers   10-01-2014, 09:04 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
I agree! I find the music out of mine to be...

I agree! I find the music out of mine to be entrancing and masterfully voiced. And, as I've iterated before, they easily replaced my $6k Aerial Acoustic speakers.. For our HT application, they're...
Forum: Speakers   09-30-2014, 03:47 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
There is current to consider as well as watts. ...

There is current to consider as well as watts. How about this? http://www.avahifi.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=165&Itemid=231 Those 225 watts are plenty for your Aerials. For...
Forum: Speakers   09-29-2014, 10:12 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Hi David. Have you considered Van Alstine...

Hi David.

Have you considered Van Alstine amps? His prices are very competitive and his amps are neutral and excellent. I compared them with much more expensive and could detect no difference...
Forum: Speakers   09-15-2014, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
A couple of klipsch speakers sitting in two...

A couple of klipsch speakers sitting in two well-aimed trashcans (mostly laying down) should do the trick. Cheap. Spare the other neighbors...but send the bad one to looking for an ice pick for his...
Forum: Speakers   09-09-2014, 11:42 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
TJK3030: David and Roger have offered sound...

TJK3030:

David and Roger have offered sound reasoning and some good alternative subwoofers in Seaton and HSU. HSU is a particular favorite of mine as a quality budget solution. SVS is another...
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