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Forum: Speakers   08-08-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By Jon Lane
Chane charges net discounted FedEx rates. In...

Chane charges net discounted FedEx rates. In other words, our low cost. We simply elected not to pass on the high costs of "free" shipping to the next customers. With the costs of our build and...
Forum: Speakers   08-08-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,455
Posted By Jon Lane
Basic black is what is: A conscious measure to...

Basic black is what is: A conscious measure to keep costs low in order to concentrate resources on what matters. It's not for everyone, but it's for a valid reason and it works.

As far as quality...
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 143
Posted By Jon Lane
Agreed - ultimately you really have to listen. ...

Agreed - ultimately you really have to listen.

As you do, you'll find speakers fall into both acoustical classes - call them small, medium, and large for now - and design styles. From that...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
I think you've made your point . . . and pursuant...

I think you've made your point . . . and pursuant typical, common audio phenomenon, is contrary to what others have heard and reported. I don't say that to disagree, just to point out the nature of...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
Let me try and sum up from a few excerpts in a...

Let me try and sum up from a few excerpts in a useful conclusion for readers. Please know that my opinion isn't directed at any one commenter but rather at how we can get some clarity bringing a few...
Forum: Speakers   06-25-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
The bottom few inches of the A3rx-c's cabinet can...

The bottom few inches of the A3rx-c's cabinet can be filled from under the bolt-on base to increase mass. Get in touch with Chane by email and we can detail this for you.
Forum: Speakers   05-18-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
F3 is determined by enclosure volume and system...

F3 is determined by enclosure volume and system efficiency. A 95dB system in 40 liters, for example, isn't at that level below the uppers tens of cycles...
Forum: Speakers   05-18-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
This is a very important point, and one that...

This is a very important point, and one that rarely comes up in conversations. This is unfortunate because it's essential.

A speaker system - that multiway, multi-driver array in a box you're...
Forum: Speakers   05-12-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
If Chane transacts the sale, it is.

If Chane transacts the sale, it is.
Forum: Speakers   05-12-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
Soulburner, your experience has been unique (as...

Soulburner, your experience has been unique (as has Chane's). First, Chane is a NV company, not located in NJ, and since we stock what few B-stocks we get all the way down in FL, in this case we...
Forum: Speakers   05-03-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
Oh, and before I forget, 6, 8, or especially...

Oh, and before I forget, 6, 8, or especially 10dB+ of EQ is really something to reconsider. I just rechecked an A5rx-c at 1M in-room, and I see a nearly dead flat 1/10 octave average response -...
Forum: Speakers   05-03-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
An interesting topic. I agree with Collin in...

An interesting topic. I agree with Collin in terms of just plain smart caution: Dialing in a lot of EQ is, at some point above some level of drive, is eventually going to break something. However...
Forum: Speakers   05-01-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
You should probably take Audyssey questions to...

You should probably take Audyssey questions to one of those threads. You're not alone in getting in-room results eight or ten dB different than the loudspeaker itself...
Forum: Speakers   05-01-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
Guys, here again are those basics to cover while...

Guys, here again are those basics to cover while dialing in a speaker:

1. Cabinet toe and angle;
2. Room placement;
3. Room behavior;
4. General break-in, and;

...to some degree all the...
Forum: Speakers   04-25-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
I'd like to get a sense of the system and room...

I'd like to get a sense of the system and room before isolating any one component in it. Drop us an email and I can probably help.

Break-in is real and naturally it varies. Drivers with medium...
Forum: Speakers   04-24-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
Soulburner, I don't think we've ever talked, but...

Soulburner, I don't think we've ever talked, but if I can assist, please feel free to email or call. I should be in once or twice this weekend and maybe I can help with your setup.
Forum: Speakers   04-18-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
A term listeners to very high end gear often use...

A term listeners to very high end gear often use is "connectedness". While that's a different context than the affordable gear arena, the principles can still apply. Connectedness is that sense of...
Forum: Speakers   04-17-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
It makes perfect sense, Bertram31. Less is...

It makes perfect sense, Bertram31. Less is indeed more because it reveals what's on the recording more than what's being added to it. You can play 'em louder too.

With the exception of the...
Forum: Speakers   03-28-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,917
Posted By Jon Lane
Hi Veda; nice eval. I can tell you've been at...

Hi Veda; nice eval. I can tell you've been at this awhile...

For those reading along, a few points to clarify: First the Chane crossover isn't quite a 'compromise' unless we're expecting the...
Forum: Speakers   03-12-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,451
Posted By Jon Lane
Thanks for the thoughts on the Chane A1rx-c,...

Thanks for the thoughts on the Chane A1rx-c, F12Bwth. You have an interesting style and the review format gives the viewer good hands-on experience. There's a real world element to this format that...
Forum: Speakers   03-09-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
The recent labor dispute in 29 west coast ports...

The recent labor dispute in 29 west coast ports cost American industry about a month in import delays, and caught out scores of inbound container ships, ours included. While we were pleased to...
Forum: Speakers   03-02-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By Jon Lane
In the case of the Chane A1rx-c, and in the case...

In the case of the Chane A1rx-c, and in the case of comparable systems in general, stopping the port does not eliminate the bass. It converts the sharp cutoff below about 45Hz to a shallow, damped...
Forum: Speakers   02-18-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
They're different, and neither is better in all...

They're different, and neither is better in all systems. The smaller speaker is recommended for the smaller system and environment, while the larger system with its doubled output across most of the...
Forum: Speakers   02-14-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
The MTM topic arises from time to time. A brief...

The MTM topic arises from time to time. A brief conversation about MTMs and dispersion starts here...
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 70,992
Posted By Jon Lane
Paralleling a third woofer into the speaker...

Paralleling a third woofer into the speaker lowers its impedance and adds 50% more cone area: More sensitivity.



1000mm exactly.
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