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Forum: Speakers   03-28-2015, 09:10 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Hi Veda; nice eval. I can tell you've been at...

Hi Veda; nice eval. I can tell you've been at this awhile...

For those reading along, a few points to clarify: First the Chane crossover isn't quite a 'compromise' unless we're expecting the...
Forum: Speakers   03-12-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 927
Posted By Jon Lane
Thanks for the thoughts on the Chane A1rx-c,...

Thanks for the thoughts on the Chane A1rx-c, F12Bwth. You have an interesting style and the review format gives the viewer good hands-on experience. There's a real world element to this format that...
Forum: Speakers   03-09-2015, 02:53 PM
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Views: 56,431
Posted By Jon Lane
The recent labor dispute in 29 west coast ports...

The recent labor dispute in 29 west coast ports cost American industry about a month in import delays, and caught out scores of inbound container ships, ours included. While we were pleased to...
Forum: Speakers   03-02-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 371
Posted By Jon Lane
In the case of the Chane A1rx-c, and in the case...

In the case of the Chane A1rx-c, and in the case of comparable systems in general, stopping the port does not eliminate the bass. It converts the sharp cutoff below about 45Hz to a shallow, damped...
Forum: Speakers   02-18-2015, 07:55 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
They're different, and neither is better in all...

They're different, and neither is better in all systems. The smaller speaker is recommended for the smaller system and environment, while the larger system with its doubled output across most of the...
Forum: Speakers   02-14-2015, 05:24 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
The MTM topic arises from time to time. A brief...

The MTM topic arises from time to time. A brief conversation about MTMs and dispersion starts here...
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2015, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Paralleling a third woofer into the speaker...

Paralleling a third woofer into the speaker lowers its impedance and adds 50% more cone area: More sensitivity.



1000mm exactly.
Forum: Speakers   01-30-2015, 05:37 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Thanks for the reminder, Soulburner. With the...

Thanks for the reminder, Soulburner. With the two tower models due to dock March first, it's time to offer pre-orders.
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Ports operate at very low frequencies and deal...

Ports operate at very low frequencies and deal with simple pressures. They do not emit directional energy and they do not need lots of space to operate.

Port plugs are used to intentionally...
Forum: Speakers   01-14-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,531
Posted By Jon Lane
So true. The time to be in the market collecting...

So true. The time to be in the market collecting the only real appreciating loudspeaker category was about 30 years ago. Back then early high end audio pioneers were discovering the excellence of...
Forum: Speakers   01-04-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By Jon Lane
David Graebener has passed.

http://www.cepro.com/article/david_braebener_of_bohlender-graebener_fame_passes_away

David had worked on planar transducers for some thirty years, at one point appearing with a 12' sample on...
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2014, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
MTMs may lobe but do not have to. The crossover...

MTMs may lobe but do not have to. The crossover is the difference and we've kept that in mind with the A2rx-c.
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2014, 01:10 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
It will, but it will not run them to maximum...

It will, but it will not run them to maximum loudness. With about 91-92dB on tap, the A5rx-c is fairly sensitive for an amplifier is comfortable with the 6 ohm load. There's not a lot out there in...
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2014, 03:38 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Thank you, Bill. The community support has been...

Thank you, Bill. The community support has been just amazing for the Chane models and I've gotten my share of kind personal emails which make this all worthwhile. I believe we'll be in a position...
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2014, 03:35 AM
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Posted By Jon Lane
With bases and feet attached, the A3rx-c and...

With bases and feet attached, the A3rx-c and A5rx-c are about 42" tall.
Forum: Speakers   11-17-2014, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Jon Lane
Choice of midrange drivers can be both...

Choice of midrange drivers can be both interesting and frustrating. Interesting because of the many options yet potentially frustrating to any particular speaker design. It's natural to see all...
Forum: Speakers   11-16-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 592
Posted By Jon Lane
The Chane A5rx-c and other Chane models in this...

The Chane A5rx-c and other Chane models in this series are made from braced 19mm/0.75" MDF. To strengthen and deaden the structure the A5rx-c is braced perpendicularly five times along its height,...
Forum: Speakers   11-11-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,206
Posted By Jon Lane
The Chane A1rx-c, like the 'Arx' A1b before it,...

The Chane A1rx-c, like the 'Arx' A1b before it, is an eight ohm speaker. At its size it's internal air volume is fairly typical for speakers in the one-driver, 5.25" class, so where F3 is comparable...
Forum: Speakers   11-11-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,206
Posted By Jon Lane
They're in ready stock and ship daily. FedEx...

They're in ready stock and ship daily. FedEx takes between one and five business days to deliver and delivery options appear in checkout.
Forum: Speakers   11-11-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 852
Posted By Jon Lane
Agreed. The A2rx-c is a different...

Agreed.



The A2rx-c is a different array and tuning for the A3rx-c drivers. Twin woofer MTM/LCR models raise output by twice over bookshelves and cut distortion in half, all other things being...
Forum: Speakers   11-03-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 56,431
Posted By Jon Lane
Joshjp, kindly let me know if we can assist. I...

Joshjp, kindly let me know if we can assist. I can assure you that a forward sound wasn't one of our design goals...
Forum: Speakers   10-18-2014, 05:16 AM
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Views: 56,431
Posted By Jon Lane
ousooner2, acoustically paralleling a third...

ousooner2, acoustically paralleling a third identical woofer to two others will raise system efficiency a little (and if it's paralleled to them electrically, will raise sensitivity more) but will...
Forum: Speakers   10-11-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By Jon Lane
If you like, zahamm2, give us a call. I think I...

If you like, zahamm2, give us a call. I think I know what's happening here.
Forum: Speakers   09-20-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 56,431
Posted By Jon Lane
Nothing from the formula. Updates actually get...

Nothing from the formula. Updates actually get closer to our ideal for the models, although side by side they are still clearly from the same family - we cannot substantially alter their sonic...
Forum: Speakers   09-20-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 56,431
Posted By Jon Lane
Using 'accuracy' as a semantic gauge of real...

Using 'accuracy' as a semantic gauge of real sound can be challenging. We can project it onto an element of a system's observed behavior, but we may be advised not to use it as an overall predictor...
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