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Forum: Audio Gear   02-27-2017, 05:56 PM
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Posted By gene c353
There were two Reference sytems. The older ones...

There were two Reference sytems. The older ones like these 2000.1

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/ele/6008939152.html

This is the newer version released a couple of years ago. Yet another on...
Forum: Audio Gear   02-27-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 150
Posted By gene c353
I think it was Alpha's, Interludes, Beta's then...

I think it was Alpha's, Interludes, Beta's then Classia's followed by the Reference series, all using the CMMD drivers. Not sure where the Entra's fit in. Either before or after the Alpha's.

The...
Forum: Speakers   02-27-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 46,969
Posted By gene c353
Lets try this one :) . ...

Lets try this one :) .

https://www.crutchfield.com/S-TCnu5IwcPUt/p_108OWS1B/Infinity-OWS-1-Black-on-wall-speakers.html
Forum: Audio Gear   02-26-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 150
Posted By gene c353
I've had the IL50's in the past. Sounded just...

I've had the IL50's in the past. Sounded just like Beta 20's with the added bass of the 10" woofer. I've also had Beta 40's and 50's as well as Revel Concerta F12's. Not much different then the Beta...
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 46,969
Posted By gene c353
One speaker that seems to get lost in the...

One speaker that seems to get lost in the schuffle that can be used as surrounds with the Alpha, Beta, Entra and IL lines is the OWS-1. 6 1/2" CMMD woofer and 3/4" version of the CMMD tweeter. lite,...
Forum: Audio Gear   02-26-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 150
Posted By gene c353
I have a pair of Beta 20' and a C250. All three...

I have a pair of Beta 20' and a C250. All three good as new and with boxes/packing material. Also, a pair of good as new ES250's but without box/packing material. All in rather bland ebony. Shipping...
Forum: Speakers   02-19-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 187
Posted By gene c353
On the 10's and 20's simply remove the jumper...

On the 10's and 20's simply remove the jumper plate from the binding posts and touch the speaker wires to the top post. Only the tweeter should receive a signal. Not sure if the midrange would on the...
Forum: Speakers   02-19-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 467
Posted By gene c353
Sounds like some Swan Diva 6.1's would have been...

Sounds like some Swan Diva 6.1's would have been right up your...alley :) . http://www.stereotimes.com/speak121701.shtml

I've had many, many lower/mid-range speakers over the years (I'm tripping...
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 125
Posted By gene c353
Browse your local Craigslist for a matched 5...

Browse your local Craigslist for a matched 5 piece set. If you're patient (and lucky) you can probably buy 5 much better used speakers for the about the same price (including what you get for selling...
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By gene c353
Like "what's my favorite cd?", it can't really be...

Like "what's my favorite cd?", it can't really be answered. Changes by the minute. But what the hey, I'll say Swan Diva's. Should'a just kept'em.

Only one speaker ever "wow!'ed me. Dynaudio...
Forum: Audio Gear   01-15-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 132
Posted By gene c353
I'll take it if the other two before me pass or...

I'll take it if the other two before me pass or don't respond in a reasonable amount of time :) .
Forum: Speakers   01-14-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By gene c353
First thing I'd do is try and find out how long...

First thing I'd do is try and find out how long that deal is good for. You don't want to miss it. Then go listen to them and as many others as you have time to like...

Paradigm, Dynaudio, Revel,...
Forum: Speakers   01-14-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By gene c353
Just as the Yugo was an even cheaper version of...

Just as the Yugo was an even cheaper version of the cheapest Fiat, that speaker looks like an even cheaper version of the cheapest speaker. Even his "whatever" deserves better :) . Mine certainly...
Forum: Speakers   01-01-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,331
Posted By gene c353
I prefer banana plugs myself because I'm...

I prefer banana plugs myself because I'm constantly trying new speakers/receivers and it just makes things easier, especially on the receiver end. They also help eliminate stray wires from touching...
Forum: Video Source Items   11-06-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By gene c353
A little late to the party but PM sent.

A little late to the party but PM sent.
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 699
Posted By gene c353
Nothing wrong with using towers as surrounds....

Nothing wrong with using towers as surrounds. I've often thought about doing it as well, especially since Infinity IL30's small towers are about the same price as the IL10's bookshelves.

Slip...
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 166
Posted By gene c353
That's too bad. I've bought and sold dozens of...

That's too bad. I've bought and sold dozens of things off CL and 99% of the people I've met have been very nice. Occassionally things didn't turn out as well as I had thought but there's usually a...
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 166
Posted By gene c353
$210 + sh sounds about right for the...

$210 + sh sounds about right for the Philharmonics. I've never heard them but he buys the speakers/parts from PartsExpress.com and re-works the crossover for improved sound. The speaker is the Dayton...
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 166
Posted By gene c353
After a VERY quick search, here are some others...

After a VERY quick search, here are some others to look at under $100.

http://philharmonicaudio.com/aa.html There's a thread here on AVS Speaker Forum. Dennis Murphy is active in it.
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Forum: Speakers   06-18-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,334
Posted By gene c353
RTiA's should be much, much better then the...

RTiA's should be much, much better then the Pioneers. As they should be since they cost 3 times as much. I currently have a 5.0 set of the Pioneers and a pair of the older RTi4's. The RTi4's are very...
Forum: Speakers   06-12-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 388
Posted By gene c353
It reduces the 2khz, 4khz, 8khz and 16khz...

It reduces the 2khz, 4khz, 8khz and 16khz frequencies as a group. It reduces 2k by a tad, 4 k by a lot more, 8k by even more and 16k by a lot. It can be done in 6 steps and affects all speakers...
Forum: Speakers   06-12-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 388
Posted By gene c353
I have to admitt that I don't frequent any of the...

I have to admitt that I don't frequent any of the high-end forums since most of my equipment (and knowledge :o ) more "consumer level" then high-end. But I have had a ton of this consumer level stuff...
Forum: Speakers   06-11-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 388
Posted By gene c353
I don't know if more power would equate to a...

I don't know if more power would equate to a different sound. Maybe more distortion would? Different electronic components? Who knows. But most feel any difference (if there's any at all) would be...
Forum: Speakers   06-11-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 388
Posted By gene c353
Most members of audio forums don't believe...

Most members of audio forums don't believe there's any difference in tonal quality between different brands of avrs. Casual members who aren't aware of this can easily, and quickly, be bullied by...
Forum: Speakers   06-09-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By gene c353
Coming from PE I'm sure they're far better then...

Coming from PE I'm sure they're far better then the price should suggest. But a quick browse of my local CL adds came up with a few others I might rather have.
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