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Forum: Speakers   05-26-2017, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Scientific American: Why Can't Scientists Talk...

Scientific American: Why Can't Scientists Talk Like Regular Humans? (https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/why-cant-scientists-talk-like-regular-humans/)
Forum: Speakers   05-12-2017, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Does anyone need A5rx-c grilles? PM or email.

Does anyone need A5rx-c grilles? PM or email.
Forum: Speakers   05-10-2017, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Hi Banyar, Allow me to add that if you value...

Hi Banyar,

Allow me to add that if you value the symmetry of a coaxial driver for your mains, the A2.4's uniform sound field - which is unusual for MTM centers - could be uniquely qualified to...
Forum: Speakers   05-07-2017, 03:00 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Hi Morames; drop me a line or call and I'm sure...

Hi Morames; drop me a line or call and I'm sure we can help...

Update: Just checked - fortunately, delivery of an A1.4 pair (about 30 pounds) and an A2.4 (about 30 pounds) costs less than half of...
Forum: Speakers   05-02-2017, 03:56 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Generally the larger speaker sounds larger, and...

Generally the larger speaker sounds larger, and in the A2.4 also has the benefit of a nicely unified sound field. The presentation grows and its focus is unusual for an MTM.

This makes them an...
Forum: Speakers   05-01-2017, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Thanks for sharing your findings. It's...

Thanks for sharing your findings. It's interesting how your progress parallels that of so many others, and on similar paths as theirs. Setup, break-in, sources - they matter when the speaker can...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-25-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 12,113
Posted By Jon Lane
They are a high current, high power 2-channel...

They are a high current, high power 2-channel audio amp suitable to drive low impedance (paralleled subwoofers, for example). Maximum of two channels, although they can be bridged into a single...
Forum: Speakers   04-13-2017, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
They do go pretty high. (This is an in-room pull...

They do go pretty high. (This is an in-room pull so start to disregard below the middle hundreds.)
Forum: Speakers   04-05-2017, 06:06 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
The double-duty XBL2 woofer was how we...

The double-duty XBL2 woofer was how we consciously differentiated the line and the tweeter simply matches its wider dynamic envelope. That explains the higher levels.



I'm going to risk...
Forum: Speakers   04-01-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Jon Lane
I shouldn't reply specifically about products...

I shouldn't reply specifically about products except to say that your most important consideration is always the acoustical size of the speaker. Any time you compare models the total cone...
Forum: Speakers   03-31-2017, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Drop us a line and we can fill you in. (We...

Drop us a line and we can fill you in.

(We have not announced that the A5 is discontinued, by the way. It also bears saying that a speaker in its general category has very adequate midbass...
Forum: Speakers   03-23-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,476
Posted By Jon Lane
Hi capo4u, While there's little in the way...

Hi capo4u,

While there's little in the way of comparative analysis out there - and less technical analysis - the A2.4 has some unique and effective features specifically aimed at the areas where...
Forum: Speakers   03-20-2017, 04:09 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Yes, it is. Or, in other words, any...

Yes, it is. Or, in other words, any comparably-sized speaker has the same approximate output as either of the Chane models. If an AVR does well on the general class either is in, it'll do the same...
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2017, 07:23 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
All good points, not least when weighing the...

All good points, not least when weighing the likelihood of sheer audio quality from any one solution. That's essential.

The technology is available but the challenge is the entire scope: Design...
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2017, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
It's an intriguing idea and as our bass products...

It's an intriguing idea and as our bass products line returns and expands, actives with DSP naturally get involved. Doing a big fullrange speaker like the L7 that way is a challenge for the smaller...
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2017, 01:06 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
That's an excellent example of ears-on experience...

That's an excellent example of ears-on experience versus specifications. And yes, do put time on them. The planar's treble is the last thing to fall into place and round out the balance.

Thanks...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-13-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 12,113
Posted By Jon Lane
We've been asked if these amps are wideband audio...

We've been asked if these amps are wideband audio amps or just dedicated subwoofer amps. The 3600 is re-labeled "subwoofer amplifier" for Chane, but it has full-band output.

And yes, they are...
Forum: Speakers   03-11-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By Jon Lane
Hi Packman09, Chane is pleased to be on your...

Hi Packman09,

Chane is pleased to be on your short list. Thanks too for noting the A1.4's impedance terminology, which we felt we should include in the context of retail speakers and smaller or...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-09-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 12,113
Posted By Jon Lane
You might engage some new muscle groups - these...

You might engage some new muscle groups - these things are built around an enormous toroid and the whole amp is about 55#. ;)

Seriously, the Class A/B should be good for some short term current,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-09-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 12,113
Posted By Jon Lane
Yes, this is liquidation for these amps.

Yes, this is liquidation for these amps.
Forum: Speakers   03-04-2017, 05:07 AM
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Views: 123,422
Posted By Jon Lane
Thanks for the comments, Jay. Can't...

Thanks for the comments, Jay.



Can't say how much I enjoyed that remark. A surprising number of things have been confirmed by the Kitchen Critic. When a disinterested party in the mother of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-03-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 12,113
Posted By Jon Lane
And they're back

For those watching for the return of the 120v Chane 3600 amp, they're back. Specs are in this thread, as is the feature list.
Forum: Speakers   03-02-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2,582
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Posted By Jon Lane
Interesting question, aarons. The drivers are...

Interesting question, aarons. The drivers are identical so it's mostly the crossover that's the distinction. The A2 has always been a 2-way and the A3 a 2.5-way - the A3's woofers are graduated so...
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2017, 11:52 AM
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Views: 123,422
Posted By Jon Lane
Hi gumpy2u. Most of the opinions you'll be...

Hi gumpy2u. Most of the opinions you'll be offered are speculation or hearsay, although some can be good price shopping guides for Big Brand items. Hardly anyone puts together comprehensive,...
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2017, 04:10 AM
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Views: 123,422
Posted By Jon Lane
You would enjoy hearing how the A5 stacked up...

You would enjoy hearing how the A5 stacked up against stuff in the $2500 group.

I think there was a fellow here awhile back who having tried the A3rx-c, ended up with very efficient repurposed...
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