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Forum: Speakers   02-08-2017, 06:11 AM
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Posted By Dave1027
Yes, the BICs do accept banana plugs and yes,...

Yes, the BICs do accept banana plugs and yes, send a pm.
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2017, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Dave1027
I can't say because I have not heard those other...

I can't say because I have not heard those other speakers. I have heard the Pioneer BS22, Polk and Klipsch bookshelfs. The modified BICs sound better than those. I'd put the BICs close to the...
Forum: Speakers   02-01-2017, 03:37 PM
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Posted By Dave1027
One thing you may want to consider, the mod is...

One thing you may want to consider, the mod is only for the DV62si bookshelf speakers, not the towers. One of the benefits of the mod (especially for music) is it makes the bookshelf speakers blend...
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2016, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Dave1027
Won't hurt but you really should not have to...

Won't hurt but you really should not have to reverse the wiring. All you really need to do is verify both speakers are wired identical. Be sure to check the speaker wires to the amp/receiver. ...
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2016, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Dave1027
Don't swap both. Swap one or the other, else you...

Don't swap both. Swap one or the other, else you who have any definite info.
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2016, 10:25 AM
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Posted By Dave1027
Try swapping the woofers or the crossovers...

Try swapping the woofers or the crossovers (whichever is easier) to further isolate the bad component.
Forum: Speakers   10-28-2016, 08:08 PM
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Posted By Dave1027
Hi Davey, I sent you a PM. Dave

Hi Davey,

I sent you a PM.

Dave
Forum: Speakers   10-10-2016, 06:29 PM
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Posted By Dave1027
Yes, I'm still doing the mod but only on the...

Yes, I'm still doing the mod but only on the DV62si bookshelf model. Do you have them? They are really sweet when modded. Even after all these years I still look forward to listening to mine.
Forum: Speakers   10-09-2016, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Dave1027
Yes, I'm still doing the mod but only on the...

Yes, I'm still doing the mod but only on the DV62si bookshelf model. Do you have them? They are really sweet when modded. Even after all these years I still look forward to listening to mine.
Forum: Speakers   08-27-2016, 08:44 PM
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Posted By Dave1027
How about we mod your BICs and then see how they...

How about we mod your BICs and then see how they stack up against the Ascends?
Forum: Speakers   05-26-2016, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Dave1027
This was the thinking behind the Bose 901.

This was the thinking behind the Bose 901.
Forum: Speakers   04-26-2016, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Dave1027
Thanks Anudist, for the kind words. You too,...

Thanks Anudist, for the kind words. You too, DMA001. Thanks. :)

I enjoy listening to music the way it is supposed to sound as it does during a live performance. When I first bought my BIC...
Forum: Speakers   03-20-2016, 11:36 AM
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Posted By Dave1027
I have never seen the DV62si in oak finish. I...

I have never seen the DV62si in oak finish. I believe the black ones are actually called DV62sib. I somebody who enhanced the look of his DV62si's by spray painting them. Evidently the original...
Forum: Speakers   01-06-2016, 11:07 AM
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Posted By Dave1027
Infinity and JBL made some great speakers pre...

Infinity and JBL made some great speakers pre Harmon. Post Harmon? Not nearly.
Forum: Speakers   12-31-2015, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Dave1027
Just get some better, normal speakers, preferably...

Just get some better, normal speakers, preferably 8 ohm rated.
Forum: Speakers   12-01-2015, 09:31 PM
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Posted By Dave1027
This links you to the page that discusses warming...

This links you to the page that discusses warming up the BIC DV62si speakers.
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/89-speakers/1204480-official-bic-venturi-thread-19.html#post38618969
Forum: Speakers   09-03-2015, 09:06 AM
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Posted By Dave1027
Yes. I'm still doing the DV62si mods and you are...

Yes. I'm still doing the DV62si mods and you are correct about the sub. A sub cannot balance the overall response of a speaker. What you end up with is an unbalanced sound with a good bump at the...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-26-2015, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Dave1027
Yep, and that's the outer track on the record. ...

Yep, and that's the outer track on the record. They got worse as the record played. The last inner most tracks were almost unbearable to listen to. So glad those days are over.
Forum: Speakers   04-26-2014, 09:02 AM
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Posted By Dave1027
Quote:Originally Posted by AverageJoeAudio  ...

Quote:Originally Posted by AverageJoeAudio 

I've been trying to read some tutorials about how to best use REW software, so I'm still not sure I'm doing these tests completely correctly.


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Forum: Speakers   03-15-2014, 10:32 AM
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Posted By Dave1027
Your V52s are not the same as the DV62si. It's...

Your V52s are not the same as the DV62si. It's smaller and uses different drivers. Also the DV62si has nice binding posts. The V52 only has push in spring clips.
Forum: Speakers   03-15-2014, 09:07 AM
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Posted By Dave1027
Quote:Originally Posted by Dom Di...

Quote:Originally Posted by Dom Di Stroia http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1204480/official-bic-venturi-thread/450#post_24485069)

What type of acoustic...
Forum: Speakers   03-13-2014, 07:17 PM
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Posted By Dave1027
Quote:Originally Posted by Dom Di...

Quote:Originally Posted by Dom Di Stroia http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1204480/official-bic-venturi-thread/450#post_24477212)

Is "dB" the measurement...
Forum: Speakers   03-08-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,769
Posted By Dave1027
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ScooterMcTavish http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1519658/considering-pioneer-sp-bs22-lr-or-cerwin-vega-ve-5m#post_24452980)

You...
Forum: Speakers   03-08-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By Dave1027
A simple recap involves replacing the capacitors...

A simple recap involves replacing the capacitors (typically lower quality electrolytics and polyesters) with higher quality/audio grade metalized polypropylene types. Go as expensive as you want but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-21-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By Dave1027
Curious how the Dayton speakers compare next to...

Curious how the Dayton speakers compare next to the BICs.
Also curious about the Dayton sub. Is that the 10 inch version? How does it sound?
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