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Forum: Speakers   05-24-2017, 02:56 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
A great little review on The 'Tube of the Chane...

A great little review on The 'Tube of the Chane A2.4's (these were open box specials):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yz9XIoNrC7s&index=1&list=WL...
Forum: Speakers   05-24-2017, 02:14 PM
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The example of the 4khz test tone was just a...

The example of the 4khz test tone was just a single example. This same observation has been made in every part of the frequency domain, from 100hz up to 20khz, at dozens of different...
Forum: Speakers   05-24-2017, 05:26 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Having spoken with many loudspeaker designers,...

Having spoken with many loudspeaker designers, including Rich Walborn (head of engineering and design for all Blue Sky Designs, and who works closely with Scan Speak, among many other high end driver...
Forum: Speakers   05-21-2017, 03:41 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
That should be formidable. All sealed subs begin...

That should be formidable. All sealed subs begin their roll-off higher than ported subs, but they don't unload suddenly below the port tuning frequency because they don't have a port. They also have...
Forum: Speakers   05-21-2017, 11:16 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Don't worry about playing them too loud as much...

Don't worry about playing them too loud as much as you should worry about your current AVR clipping.

Feel free to rock out with the outlaw. :)

The A2.4's LOVE my Adcom GFA-5500. It's a beast...
Forum: Speakers   05-21-2017, 09:48 AM
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Yeah, that will be a noticeable step up for you. ...

Yeah, that will be a noticeable step up for you.

The wattage ratings for AVRs and for actual amplifiers tend to differ wildly in actual performance. I mean, look at the physical weight of that...
Forum: Speakers   05-20-2017, 09:05 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Just offloading the front L+R onto an outboard...

Just offloading the front L+R onto an outboard amp would pay noticeable dividends in reduced heat inside an AVR.

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Forum: Speakers   05-20-2017, 08:59 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
http://www.outlawaudio.com/products/5000.html ...

http://www.outlawaudio.com/products/5000.html

https://emotiva.com/products/amplifiers/500

https://emotiva.com/products/amplifiers/300

Heck, even this:
...
Forum: Speakers   05-20-2017, 08:43 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Most AVRs don't put out half their rated output...

Most AVRs don't put out half their rated output in the real world. Absent a regulated power supply, very cool operating environment, and perfect load (like a test load), they fall short even when...
Forum: Speakers   05-16-2017, 06:02 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
If any of you want to test ear fatigue on a...

If any of you want to test ear fatigue on a speaker, grab Amazon or Netflix's online HAD encode of "Coming To America" with Eddie Murphy.

It's got a lot (read: too much) treble energy above 2khz....
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2017, 07:42 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
I've heard both. Though not at the same time....

I've heard both. Though not at the same time. They will actually sound similar, though the Chane A2.4 will play FAR louder, and with lower distortion.

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Forum: Speakers   05-12-2017, 12:04 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
[emoji15] I have had that experience...

[emoji15]

I have had that experience before. It's like seeing death in slow motion!!

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Forum: Speakers   05-10-2017, 01:43 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Yeah, that's 120 pounds versus about 60. Explains...

Yeah, that's 120 pounds versus about 60. Explains the difference.

The things are DENSE!!!

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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-28-2017, 08:17 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
This amp would kinda be glorious overkill for the...

This amp would kinda be glorious overkill for the purpose you're stating. I mean, killing a fly with a sledgehammer.

But, yeah, it'll work. :)

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Forum: Speakers   04-28-2017, 07:54 AM
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How would you describe the positive effect that...

How would you describe the positive effect that outboard amps like that have on the A5's?

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Forum: Speakers   04-25-2017, 05:46 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Jon Lane This is your wheelhouse. :) ...

Jon Lane

This is your wheelhouse. :)

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Forum: Speakers   04-25-2017, 01:37 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Not a guarantee, by any means, of no A5.4. But...

Not a guarantee, by any means, of no A5.4. But Jon is full steam ahead on the L Series.
Forum: Speakers   04-24-2017, 05:57 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
I'm not saying you're on the right track, but I'm...

I'm not saying you're on the right track, but I'm not saying you're not on the right track. ;)

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Forum: Speakers   04-18-2017, 08:49 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Huge fan of the 1080, specifically. Outstanding...

Huge fan of the 1080, specifically. Outstanding amp.

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Forum: Speakers   04-18-2017, 08:04 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
I am using a MOSFET based Adcom stereo amp and a...

I am using a MOSFET based Adcom stereo amp and a Acurus (by Mondial) 3 channel for the center and surrounds.

I have hammered these speakers and I'll bet a silver dollar it's your amp running out...
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2017, 07:41 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Happy to help! I suspect that loudspeaker...

Happy to help!

I suspect that loudspeaker designs which are void of drastic phase angles and absurdly low impedances tend to be rather insensitive to amplifier drive UNLESS they have carefully...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-19-2017, 10:35 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Yeah, THE WEIGHT. I mean, the chassis is sturdy,...

Yeah, THE WEIGHT. I mean, the chassis is sturdy, but it's mostly the oversized toroidal transformer. It's nice knowing that you're nearly always under 10% current output.

I'm never not having...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-18-2017, 11:06 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Oh, absolutely. They were originally ordered FOR...

Oh, absolutely. They were originally ordered FOR use with subwoofers, simply because they don't limit current output in the bass region. However, they're perfectly capable of driving a loudspeaker...
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2017, 09:32 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
The most ideal way is to have a DSP solution that...

The most ideal way is to have a DSP solution that integrates directly with the amplifier solution. This permits the DSP to provide current/wattage limiting, thermal monitoring, etc of the amplifier....
Forum: Speakers   03-10-2017, 09:32 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Correct. Even assuming an upright acoustic...

Correct.

Even assuming an upright acoustic bass is being mentioned (but, we have to guess, because the reference is unclear), it is a resonant system and the string is only part of the sound...
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