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Forum: Speakers   12-10-2016, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Conventional horizontal MTMs can compromise...

Conventional horizontal MTMs can compromise horizontal or long axis pattern distribution through the region and somewhat below where the two outer drivers and single center driver overlap. This...
Forum: Speakers   12-06-2016, 05:35 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
We test 100% of production against a standard so...

We test 100% of production against a standard so something probably happened between shipping points. Emailing you now to solve this. No worries.



Break-in is optional and the guidelines are...
Forum: Speakers   12-05-2016, 08:12 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
...and shouldn't have escaped QC, either, nor...

...and shouldn't have escaped QC, either, nor have they before, as far as I know. I've never seen this in dozens of samples I've personally inspected, and I don't recall it being reported before...
Forum: Speakers   12-04-2016, 05:05 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Dan, let me say thanks for the evaluation too. ...

Dan, let me say thanks for the evaluation too. They can be time-consuming and sometimes, hard work.

If you get a moment, and if you would, drop us a line or phone at some point. I cannot quite...
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2016, 05:30 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Probably not a true Atmos speaker but very likely...

Probably not a true Atmos speaker but very likely the smaller utility speaker we've been promising.



The A4 is the one. The model 4 and the model 8 slots had been reserved for effects and...
Forum: Speakers   12-01-2016, 05:14 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
I'm going to focus just on this stuff for now and...

I'm going to focus just on this stuff for now and see how we do. ;)
Forum: Speakers   12-01-2016, 05:13 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
They'll be fine. We include port bungs for these...

They'll be fine. We include port bungs for these conditions.



Yes. Foam plugs are included here too.



Other than the A1.4, nothing we make yet.
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2016, 05:00 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
I've wanted to for awhile. The logistics for...

I've wanted to for awhile. The logistics for them look like they'll be ready in 2017.
Forum: Speakers   11-28-2016, 06:02 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Good point. This device has nearly three times...

Good point. This device has nearly three times the diaphragm area of a standard dome, and it doesn't work the same way off-axis or with rising frequency either. Conventional domes also present a...
Forum: Speakers   11-27-2016, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
I've never understood "free" shipping in either...

I've never understood "free" shipping in either direction. Although if you're making a twelve pound speaker in the category where far better tech weighs fifty percent more than that - and costs like...
Forum: Speakers   11-27-2016, 12:04 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Please inform readers accurately. 1) Chane ships...

Please inform readers accurately. 1) Chane ships for a low flat rate and, as with any company that doesn't pad the original product price, 2) we don't cover return freight - including for Super Bowl...
Forum: Speakers   11-23-2016, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
edge, if you're open to hacking, the A1.4 can be...

edge, if you're open to hacking, the A1.4 can be reduced by a third of its cabinet depth and sealed. Naturally, one has to completely disassemble it first, including removing the crossovers, but a...
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2016, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
I truly get a huge kick out of hearing about...

I truly get a huge kick out of hearing about experiences like yours, Phil. Really makes it all worthwhile, and I mean that. I hope there's more to come in that vein just as soon as we can muster...
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2016, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
If I have anything to say about it, yes. I won't...

If I have anything to say about it, yes. I won't say more at this time, however, as I'm always months off when I do.
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2016, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Consider it done. The L series aims to...

Consider it done.



The L series aims to hit some personal ideals, one of them being a very "fast" sound. I'm a space junkie and the Ls are aimed squarely at getting the transients and...
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2016, 04:56 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
After the A5 was favorably compared to models...

After the A5 was favorably compared to models between about $1000 and $2500 the pair, requests started coming in for a larger model. Since our Dana series was due for a refresh, we elected to start...
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2016, 04:52 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
The Chane site is 100% so if anyone gets a card...

The Chane site is 100% so if anyone gets a card decline it's an individual banking thing. Kindly drop us a line or call (not here, please.)
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Since the A2 and A5 use the same woofers, there...

Since the A2 and A5 use the same woofers, there is virtually no difference in their "F3", that low frequency limit below which the speaker gets softer as it descends further. The larger speaker -...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 10:06 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
That's also a recurring phenomenon among users of...

That's also a recurring phenomenon among users of effective gear: There's a consistency to the effect you're finding, and to the way we respond to it. It becomes involuntary. At some point we hear...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 04:40 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
That's reminiscent of the A5 report at Home...

That's reminiscent of the A5 report at Home Theater Shack as well as the follows-ups. I don't know exactly what to attribute it to but a combo of very intentional components and design. I've heard...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2016, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
I chose my words carefully. ;) The short...

I chose my words carefully. ;) The short version is that the speaker doesn't know what way it's aligned; as long as you're on-axis you can spin it around and it won't change. If it's neutral or...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2016, 02:03 PM
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Views: 1,164
Posted By Jon Lane
An MTM can have nicely linear response along the...

An MTM can have nicely linear response along the long axis - it's why they were original developed. The A2.4 can indeed be used either way with excellent results.

All TMs have a null between...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2016, 05:28 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Let me quote myself: We want to offer a really...

Let me quote myself: We want to offer a really simple, really effective utility speaker next year. It happens to have extreme fidelity too, and can be used for nearly any surround, side, fill,...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2016, 05:23 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Incidentally, since we now offer just a few, we...

Incidentally, since we now offer just a few, we get asked a lot if we can bundle speakers into discounted systems. At the much higher cost of building these models the answer is no, we definitely...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2016, 05:19 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
It's a fine system, and in that space will play...

It's a fine system, and in that space will play at a big level.

One of the things we've not done a good job on is explaining the XBL^2 "SplitGap" woofer technology we use. This is an unusual,...
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