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Forum: Speakers   05-03-2015, 06:21 PM
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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: 35
Views: 2,162
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: 33
Views: 1,100
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
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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: 446
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
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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
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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
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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.
Forum: Speakers   01-30-2015, 05:37 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Thanks for the reminder, Soulburner. With the...

Thanks for the reminder, Soulburner. With the two tower models due to dock March first, it's time to offer pre-orders.
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Ports operate at very low frequencies and deal...

Ports operate at very low frequencies and deal with simple pressures. They do not emit directional energy and they do not need lots of space to operate.

Port plugs are used to intentionally...
Forum: Speakers   01-14-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By Jon Lane
So true. The time to be in the market collecting...

So true. The time to be in the market collecting the only real appreciating loudspeaker category was about 30 years ago. Back then early high end audio pioneers were discovering the excellence of...
Forum: Speakers   01-04-2015, 07:38 AM
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Views: 107
Posted By Jon Lane
David Graebener has passed.

http://www.cepro.com/article/david_braebener_of_bohlender-graebener_fame_passes_away

David had worked on planar transducers for some thirty years, at one point appearing with a 12' sample on...
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2014, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
MTMs may lobe but do not have to. The crossover...

MTMs may lobe but do not have to. The crossover is the difference and we've kept that in mind with the A2rx-c.
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2014, 01:10 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
It will, but it will not run them to maximum...

It will, but it will not run them to maximum loudness. With about 91-92dB on tap, the A5rx-c is fairly sensitive for an amplifier is comfortable with the 6 ohm load. There's not a lot out there in...
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2014, 03:38 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Thank you, Bill. The community support has been...

Thank you, Bill. The community support has been just amazing for the Chane models and I've gotten my share of kind personal emails which make this all worthwhile. I believe we'll be in a position...
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2014, 03:35 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
With bases and feet attached, the A3rx-c and...

With bases and feet attached, the A3rx-c and A5rx-c are about 42" tall.
Forum: Speakers   11-17-2014, 03:22 PM
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Views: 61,501
Posted By Jon Lane
Choice of midrange drivers can be both...

Choice of midrange drivers can be both interesting and frustrating. Interesting because of the many options yet potentially frustrating to any particular speaker design. It's natural to see all...
Forum: Speakers   11-16-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 603
Posted By Jon Lane
The Chane A5rx-c and other Chane models in this...

The Chane A5rx-c and other Chane models in this series are made from braced 19mm/0.75" MDF. To strengthen and deaden the structure the A5rx-c is braced perpendicularly five times along its height,...
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