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Forum: Speakers   05-24-2017, 12:08 PM
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Posted By A9X-308
OK, make your case. LOL, not to this...

OK, make your case.

LOL, not to this engineer.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-23-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 1,350
Posted By A9X-308
Not in my actual experience of doing it. But I do...

Not in my actual experience of doing it. But I do use tools to measure to assist. And insist on there being a HPF for the mains and no overlap of the MB and LF driver's bandwidth.

In reading your...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-23-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 1,350
Posted By A9X-308
The speed a driver needs to move at to accurately...

The speed a driver needs to move at to accurately reproduce a waveform is entirely dependent upon it's bandwidth, so the concepts of light driver and quick have no place in the subwoofer vernacular....
Forum: Speakers   05-23-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By A9X-308
Good grief. No experience of actually doing it,...

Good grief. No experience of actually doing it, let alone measuring the differences for the extra A/D right? I would put a big chunk of money on the fact you couldn't hear 3 A/D/A conversions in a...
Forum: Speakers   05-23-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 78
Posted By A9X-308
I hope they sound one hell of a lot better than...

I hope they sound one hell of a lot better than the Trios and Duos I've heard.

Having now read the linked pdf, once you take all the marketing BS out, I don't see anything particularly special...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-23-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 1,350
Posted By A9X-308
What does tuneful mean? Ever listened to a sub on...

What does tuneful mean? Ever listened to a sub on it's own? Then you'd get the utter meaningless of that statement.

See above.

Yes, but it is about the worst way to connect a sub. The sub and...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-23-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By A9X-308
http://www.roger-russell.com/wire/wire.htm#cardas...

http://www.roger-russell.com/wire/wire.htm#cardas

Fancy wire sounding different beyond LCR is still BS.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-22-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 760
Posted By A9X-308
The three real advantages I see to a smaller...

The three real advantages I see to a smaller driver DIY build vs the what look like good performance/$ ID subs available in Trumpistan or Canuckistan (most are not value with shipping to the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-22-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 413
Posted By A9X-308
Morames, for your own sanity, I'd suggest looking...

Morames, for your own sanity, I'd suggest looking at a few posts on youtube and learn how to solder. At this level it's not difficult, more a technique/application issue and it's best to get it...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-22-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 719
Posted By A9X-308
All double brick and the hardest concrete I've...

All double brick and the hardest concrete I've ever drilled. No damage so far, nor in my rural house which is a more conventional timber frame/brick on a concrete slab.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-22-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By A9X-308
Here's Collo's...

Here's Collo's (http://subwoofer-builder.com/sonosub.htm) take on it (go to FAQ). Another data point, but I've found him reliable over the years.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By A9X-308
I doubt it is actually a fully diff design...

I doubt it is actually a fully diff design throughout. There is little advantage to it compared to a typical complementary design with a diff front end and it's difficult to do and expensive. Plus...
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 421
Posted By A9X-308
OP; here's the tip. Don't buy little speakers...

OP; here's the tip. Don't buy little speakers that need stands and then you won't be worrying what to fill them with.

That's if there is actually any change for the better in terms of fidelity.
Forum: Speakers   05-21-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By A9X-308
They're rubbish.

They're rubbish.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-21-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 604
Posted By A9X-308
Passive biamping is a complete waste of time,...

Passive biamping is a complete waste of time, money and effort.
Forum: Speakers   05-18-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,832
Posted By A9X-308
Over rated? Yes. Overpriced? Yes.

Over rated? Yes. Overpriced? Yes.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-18-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 1,646
Posted By A9X-308
Burning CDs. Really? Took a straw poll amongst my...

Burning CDs. Really? Took a straw poll amongst my coworkers and nobody could remember the last time they burnt a CD.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-18-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By A9X-308
HiFi VHS and Beta machines were widely available...

HiFi VHS and Beta machines were widely available in the 80's. I had, actually still have, both and the work better than a cassette but are not as good as a RBCD and they do leave artifacts from the...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-18-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 2,067
Posted By A9X-308
A good suite of measurements can tell an...

A good suite of measurements can tell an experienced designer a considerable amount about how a speaker sounds.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-18-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 2,067
Posted By A9X-308
What a load of BS. It's easy to measure far...

What a load of BS. It's easy to measure far better than any human can hear.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-11-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 369
Posted By A9X-308
Why? It won't get you any performance advantage...

Why? It won't get you any performance advantage in a domestic situation.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-11-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By A9X-308
No. Most of the diy soundgroup SEOS or 99...

No.
Most of the diy soundgroup SEOS or 99 series speakers, esp probably the 1099's.
Forum: Speakers   05-11-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By A9X-308
There is nothing at all wrong with using stands...

There is nothing at all wrong with using stands if they give you the placement you desire and are practical ergonomically in the room.
Forum: Speakers   05-11-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 375
Posted By A9X-308
Yes. Ones with controlled directivity to as low a...

Yes. Ones with controlled directivity to as low a frequency as possible.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-11-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 61
Posted By A9X-308
^^ They look like B&W rip offs. Very...

^^ They look like B&W rip offs. Very inefficient.
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