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ironman
11-13-2005, 04:41 PM
And I almost forgot:

One Radio Shack/RCA 5" 2 way center channel book end... http://audioheritage.csdco.com/vbulletin/images/smilies/puke.gif

jim3860
11-14-2005, 01:30 AM
I am sure i am one of the people here with some of the least amount of impressive gear, but im happy for now or at least until i can afford the next piece, I am using a pair of L100ts for mains L80t3s for side surrounds L112s for front and rear center channels.a 2242h for a sub, a pair of mission 781 series bookshelfs for bedroom speakers, driven by a Altec 9440A amp and sony da5es receiver. dvd player, tv, and assorted other audio video items complete the package:p

Titanium Dome
11-14-2005, 01:48 AM
Those 'Ts and 'T3s are nothing to sneer at. You're doing all right, my man. A TI lover like myself would be very happy surrounded by their magical sound. :)

BooBoo Magoo
11-14-2005, 10:15 AM
Sears AM/FM with record player and cassette deck my mom bought for my 14th birthday. I replaced the crappy speakers with a pair of JBL LE8T's in boxes I built in woodshop class (Don't tell my mom I thought the speakers she bought me were crappy. I didn't really know they were crappy until I heard JBL speakers).

It kicks ass! :band: :dj-party:

mvaldes
11-14-2005, 01:08 PM
here is mine.....

Living room
4312MKII (soon will be replaced with 4425 I'm "refurbishing")
Marantz SA-11S1 SACD player
Mcintosh C40 pre
Mcintosh MC252 amp

Office
4430
Mcintosh MCD7009 CD player
Mcintosh C15 pre
Mcintosh MC300 LF amp
Mcintosh MC7100 HF amp
JBL 5235 xover

...lain around in my home:
Sonus Faber Minima 2
JBL 4312M

and, above all.....
500 cd title (roughly....):rockon1:

Rolf
11-15-2005, 09:33 AM
so here is mine:

Living room:

JBL 4343B's
EAD Theater master pre-amp/processor
JBL/Urei 5235 electronic cross over
2 Perreaux R200i's - 2x200 ftc - one for woofers - one for the rest - used as power amps only
Burmester Rondo CD-player
Sony GX 300 DVD player/recorder
Force 5316 satellite reciever and dish

Bedroom: Bed, closet etc. ... Used for other activities not related to music reproductionhttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/biggrin.gif

Guest rooms: What a guest needshttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/tongue.gif

Kitchen: What you need to make foodhttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/smile.gif

Home office: Computer and related stuffhttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/blah.gif

Basement: A lot of stuff (Storage)http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/blink.gif

Bathroom: Guess you knowhttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/redface.gif

Hallway: What you need to get in and out of the househttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/wink.gif

That's ithttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/bs.gif

Rolf

piturra
11-15-2005, 02:20 PM
MAIN HOME: HT/Family room 20' x 30' w/10' vaulted ceiling room (SF Bay Area, CA, USA)
RECEIVER: Yamaha RX-V1300 DD & DTS 5.1/6.1 (April '03)
SPEAKERS: JBL Studio Series (Feb. '02) Center: S-Center / Fronts, Surrounds & Rear Center: S26
PWR-SUB: SVS 25-31PCi 320w 12" Sub-woofer (Apr. '02)
DVD (http://server4.103092804.com/Release3/linkredirect.php?h=42020,240824,1132089547) PLAYER: Panasonic DVD-S29 Progressive Scan
TV: Toshiba 50H81 50" 16:9 HDTV (Aug. 2001)
CD: Technics SL-MC410 110+1 Mega CD Changer
DUAL CASSETTE DECK:Teac W-505R Dolby "B" AutoReverse
VCR: Panasonic PV-8661 4-Head Stereo HI-FI
CABLES: Monster & Interconnects
Comments: Closes neighbor 50 ft., RT. CH. wall

======

Vacation (http://server4.103092804.com/Release3/linkredirect.php?h=40368,240824,1132089547) Home: (3,800' level - approx. 45 mins to Kirkwood Ski Resort)
RECEIVER: Yamaha R-V995 "Dolby Digital" (2000)
SPEAKERS: JBL NSP1 (Apr. 2000) Center: N-Center / Fronts & Surrounds: N24
PWR-SUB: AudioSource SW15 15" 200w
DVD (http://server4.103092804.com/Release3/linkredirect.php?h=42020,240824,1132089547) PLAYER: Panasonic DVD-A115U w/DD & DTS (Feb '00)
TV: Toshiba 35" Direct Tube (Jan '95)
CD: Pioneer MD-410 6-CD Changer
VCR: Panasonic PV-4451 4-Head Stereo HI-FI
CABLES: Monster & Interconnects
Comments: No complaints @ REF level (except maybe from "Bambi")

===

Audio REFERENCE (REF) Calibration: Dolby Labs DD-EX w/dedicated LFE Test Tones, Video Essentials, Delos DVD (http://server4.103092804.com/Release3/linkredirect.php?h=42020,240824,1132089547) Spectacular, AVIA, and S&V HT Tune-up
Video Calibration: Video Essentials DVD (http://server4.103092804.com/Release3/linkredirect.php?h=42020,240824,1132089547) & AVIA
Universal Remote: Yamaha RX-V1300 (Main Home)
Universal Remote: ALL4One av Producer® 8 (Vacation House)

Phil

chad
11-23-2005, 05:27 AM
so here is mine:

Bedroom: Bed, closet etc. ... Used for other activities not related to music reproductionhttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/biggrin.gif

Guest rooms: What a guest needshttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/tongue.gif

Kitchen: What you need to make foodhttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/smile.gif

Home office: Computer and related stuffhttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/blah.gif

Basement: A lot of stuff (Storage)http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/blink.gif

Bathroom: Guess you knowhttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/redface.gif

Hallway: What you need to get in and out of the househttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/wink.gif

That's ithttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/bs.gif

Rolf

:D

franz
11-25-2005, 05:38 AM
so here is mine: (just another pile of junk) http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/bs.gif I stick to the room related decsription.


Living room: no stereo allowed!

Music room (under roof):

Speakers: Karlson enclosures loaded with 15” Audax or Altec 515

mid: Oris 150, JBL 2360 with TAD or 2445 JBL, brass Grammophone horns for the looks, mostly Coral full range (easy listening !!)

tweet: varies! (B&C, Fane, Audax, ESS AMT, Coral, Fostex, Focal, JBL, etc.)

subwoofs : some JBL 2245s and Fostex L569 waiting for me to build a big enough box, so no real subs yet

Preamp: Accuphase C 222, Audio Research L 2

Amps homebrew: LC-audio Millenium amp, Elektor LFA kit, Pass Aleph 5

Amps bought: Krell KSA 50, Mitsubishi DA 30, Telefunken V 69/101 (to be restored), T-amp 2024 digital amp, subwoof EP 2500

Behringer electronic crossovers CX 2300, DXC 2496

Sony ES CD-player

Tape: Nakamichi, Akai, BASF

2 Sony DAT recorders + 1 Pioneer

Analog record player : leaves much to be desired!http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/banghead.gif



Bedroom: I like it quiet in my sleep http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/smile.gif



Guest rooms: What guests ?http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/blink.gif



Kitchen: Our children sing for us! http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/redface.gif



Workshop: Hitachi and BASF components with Electro Voice Pro 12B coax speakers



Basement: A real lot of stuff (like for example pair of JBL 4560 , pair of Seeburg 2x 15” Disco speakers, German Kinoton Set, etc., etc.)



Bathroom: too small for Hifi !



Childrens playroom: Saba console + JBL control one !

Hallway: “What you need to get in and out of the house” true !http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/biggrin.gif



Second music room (required after 9 pm or after argument with wifey):

Non-fancy electronic components , speakers: Audax Pro 38, Altec 604E in open baffles, maybe soon some more nice speakers



Future projects: JBL 4343 (got the components in the shelf already but still need a crossover), 2nd is a Project-May-ish design using 4 E145 + TAD 4001 mid horn:blah:



That's it



Franzhttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/puke.gif

RacerXtreme
11-25-2005, 06:13 AM
60 watt Sony receiver

Rane AC23 electronic x-over

50 watt / ch Alesis RA100 amp

430 w/ ch Adcom GFA-1 amp

Oh, and not one, but two of these: (Remember, this is ONE speaker....)

http://www.mypages.iparenting.com/webs/racerxtreme/A1X.jpg

That would be twelve 15" woofers. Some will be 400w JBL 2225's, and the others will be Altec 515's (probably with the newer G-series cones). Either eight JBL's and four 515's, or four JBL's and eight 515's. Whichever sounds better. I'm stocking up on drivers right now. And for the moment, a pair of 15 cell Altec 1505B horns with single 288's on top.

Each speaker with wings will stand just over 10 feet tall and 12 feet wide.

And they're in my 4 car garage.

I need one or two more amps, some 2405 slots, a rack mount mixer.........
............and that's about it. Maybe a new keyboard and one more guitar.

And some Marshall amps.http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/biggrin.gif

Well....... maybe two more guitars.................http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/applaud.gif http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/applaud.gif



It never ends does it? http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/blink.gif

Hofmannhp
11-25-2005, 07:37 AM
......... Telefunken V 69/101 (to be restored), ......


Franzhttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/puke.gif

Hi Franz,

nice equipment you have....:applaud: .....where do you get this V69 from?....the a or the b version?

HP

scorpio
11-25-2005, 10:18 AM
My setup (onlt one I am afraid)


Turntable: Scheu Premier MkII with Classic tonearm and Denon DL-103

CD: TEAC VRDS T1 with Bel Canto Dac2

Pre: HK Citation 25 (probably the next piece to be replaced)

Amp: Aqua Blue Georges 2A3 modified by designer to obliterate any residual power supply nois

Speakers: LE15A in home made 5,5 cuft box + LE15A on 400 Hz circular Hypex horns - currently using N200B crossover at 800 Hz, Xover being rebuild with better (and fresher!) components

Cheers

Anthony L100
11-25-2005, 11:01 AM
Marantz CD7300
Marantz PM7200KI Amp
JBL speakers
What more does one need?

speakerdave
11-25-2005, 01:09 PM
You are one sick dude!!!!

Based on placement I'm guessing the ones you listen to are the 4343's, yes?

Do you like those better than the LSR 32's?

David

Anthony L100
11-25-2005, 01:32 PM
Hi David, sorry about the mediocre quality of the pictures, I had to get them all in one room for the photos as soon as she'd left for work;) . That was hard work! I have a small music room about 15' x 13' and 8' high so it's a case of listening to one pair for a few weeks then changing. Unfortunately it's not really large enough to let the 4341s or L200As breathe properly, hence the majority of "bookshelf" JBLs. Anyway, to answer your question, personally I prefer the vintage gear, i'm sure the LSRs measure much better but they are very "dry" low down if you know what I mean. IMHO I would rate the mid frequencies as probably the best I have heard. Of all the speakers I have my favourites are the L166As or the L110s, but just in case I ever move somewhere larger I will hang on to the 4341s and L200s!! You're right, it is an illness.:bouncy:

speakerdave
11-25-2005, 01:52 PM
. . .personally I prefer the vintage gear, i'm sure the LSRs measure much better but they are very "dry" low down if you know what I mean. IMHO I would rate the mid frequencies as probably the best I have heard. . . .

I agree with everything you say about the LSR's and the vintage speakers. What is that with the 122A (looks like), the LE5 and 077--a home-brew Jubal?

Nice collection. (But that furtiveness--I don't know!)

David

Anthony L100
11-25-2005, 01:58 PM
Yes, it is a home brew, I knew the 122A would work in that cab like the L166 and I love the 077 even from 6500hz up (I know that's not too popular here) as it's nice and raspy! I have to go out now so I will elaborate tommorrow and post more pics. Cheers, Tony.

Paky33
11-26-2005, 08:52 AM
My Hi-fi:

Pre SONIC FRONTIERS SLF2
Crossover JBL M553 (balanced) and AM Audio 227 (unbalanced)
Ampli: KRELL KSA 150B (Woofers) + AUDIO RESEARCH M300 (high)
Phono: ORACLE III + SME V + MADRIGAL CARNEGI ONE assembled with VAN DEN HUL phono cable
Speakers: JBL 4350
Digital: WADIA 25 + WADIA 20
Tuner: SANSUI AU 9900
Signal cable: MIT SHOOTGUN. I don't remember it initials.
Power cable: CARDAS GOLD (high) + MADRIGAL (Woofers)
Electric cable: MIT Z Cord II 3pz + CARDAS M50 2pz

dr.Pasquale M. Lenza

Lakanta
12-05-2005, 03:10 PM
Hi,
my project, codename species 8472, with iconicspeakers is getting quite excellent.
I invested quite heavy in real mearsurement equipment, Bruel & Kjaer, after getting nuts with digital plastic and software (simulations are :biting: ).
Using new Iconic speakers 2 Woofers, 1 compound (Coaxial) as Mid/High. The sound is what I was looking for! Something real serious!
Very efficient, 1 Watt is real loud! The crossover is still not perfect but is yet a beta release!
file:///Users/worf/Desktop/Species8472_.jpg

B&KMan
12-05-2005, 05:24 PM
Hi,
my project, codename species 8472, with iconicspeakers is getting quite excellent.
I invested quite heavy in real mearsurement equipment, Bruel & Kjaer, after getting nuts with digital plastic and software (simulations are :biting: ).
Using new Iconic speakers 2 Woofers, 1 compound (Coaxial) as Mid/High. The sound is what I was looking for! Something real serious!
Very efficient, 1 Watt is real loud! The crossover is still not perfect but is yet a beta release!
file:///Users/worf/Desktop/Species8472_.jpg


ummmmm, Bruel & Kjaer... this is sound sweet in my ear :applaud:

yuk yuk yuk...

few questions in poor english...

why you pass mic line in amp (2606/07) before your analyser 2131 ??

do you have better explanation inside construction of your speaker 8472 ???

:cheer:


B&KMAN...

Mr. Widget
12-05-2005, 05:47 PM
Hi,
my project, codename species 8472, with iconicspeakers is getting quite excellent.I have a question to. What beer were you enjoying? :applaud:


Nice rig to drink beer with!


Widget

B&KMan
12-05-2005, 05:59 PM
I have a question to. What beer were you enjoying? :applaud:

Widget


he prefer's a blonde .... :D

and play hot game with a strange snake on the floor...

many mystery in this picture...

---

guess what it is in back curtains ?!!!
:applaud:

:cheers:

Lakanta
12-06-2005, 10:26 AM
[QUOTE=B&KMan]he prefer's a blonde .... :D

and play hot game with a strange snake on the floor...

many mystery in this picture...

---

Hi Mr. Widget,
the beer is 'Schneider Weisse'. I'm sorry but after a lot of measurement and tests nothing better than relaxing hearing loud music with a 'blonde'.

@B&K men
I use the 2607 to be able to use a external bandwith filter.
Here a Foto:

Lakanta
12-06-2005, 10:44 AM
I forgot to describe the sound: Image the sound impact of two Altec Model 19 per channel (I own a pair) with the deep, smooth, large soundstage without that sound of the horn.
To design the crossover is a battle but also lots of fun.(For the successful parts).
The Midrange part with coax is a separate, small, vented enclosure to boost the eficiency in low bass to keep up with the two bass drivers. The crosspoint is 100Hz.
Here is the actual battlefield (crossover):

Charlie4350
12-06-2005, 11:13 AM
BATTLEFIELD, that made my day. Thanks



Here is the actual battlefield (crossover):

Zilch
12-06-2005, 11:41 AM
BATTLEFIELD, that made my day. ThanksB&KMan knows that territory well.... ;)

Mr. Widget
12-06-2005, 12:02 PM
[QUOTE=B&KMan]
Hi Mr. Widget,
the beer is 'Schneider Weisse'. I'm sorry but after a lot of measurement and tests nothing better than relaxing hearing loud music with a 'blonde'.A number of years ago I spent a summer in Austria and did enjoy many a weisse bier... but my heart belongs to a brunette... I love that dark stout from Ireland.

Here is the actual battlefield (crossover):That is impressive... kind of surprising any sound gets out to the speakers.:D


Widget

Lakanta
12-06-2005, 02:10 PM
[QUOTE=Lakanta]A number of years ago I spent a summer in Austria and did enjoy many a weisse bier... but my heart belongs to a brunette...


Widget


Hi Widget
here is another beer: Fürstenberger

(And Altec Model 19 and 14)

B&KMan
12-06-2005, 03:15 PM
B&KMan knows that territory well.... ;)


Well... well... well...

oh yes I know...

shadow battlefield... :o:

(look my avatar battlefield...)

BTW it is a king kong tower B&K... heterodyne filter, passband filter, generator, amplifier... printer...

mmmmm classical vintage speaker and B&K...

;)

carolax
12-09-2005, 12:51 PM
...and I hope you don't move into my neighborhood (for SPL reasons only). And I thought I was an old-school JBL hacker!

After spending my early years as a sound engineer, with home systems that included most JBL monitors including 4350's, I currently use JBL LSR28P's for mains and a LSR12P subwoofer. I used to have LSR32P's but the earlier post that described their bottom end as 'dry' was spot on...great bass when placed close to a wall and played loud. LSR28's are, IMHO, the best affordable loudspeakers I've ever heard in a smaller room. I use some expensive AC connectors with them because they made an audible improvement.

Preamp is an old Adcom GFP 1400 (balanced XLR outputs, you know). Will be replaced by a Lexicon processor in 2006 (will also add some LSR6235P's for multichannel use).

Source is an Arcam CD/DVD. Can't remember the model, but great video, great sound, all in less than five inches of shelf space.

No vinyl. Did it. Don't miss it.

Lakanta
12-09-2005, 01:41 PM
No vinyl. Did it. Don't miss it.



I do not agree. But there are alternatives to CD. Ever heard an reel to reel on modified Studer?
With this sound impact there is no way but to listen music with high SPL's

jbl4ever
12-11-2005, 11:19 PM
Hello, I am new to this site and everyone seems awesome. I have been building
speakers for almost 30 yrs. I have had just about every system up to the late
80's. I still love my 4350's and would not sell them even if I cant use them everyday. The system I have assembled for music and home theater.
For the front channels left and right 1 pair L300's and 1 pair 4333A's set on
top of the L300's powered by 2 Krell MDA500's. The center channel is a 4333
with a 2205 alnico reconed to a 2225H for added sensitivity to match the mains
All Lpads on this speaker in the plus 3 setting. This speaker is powered by a
Electron Kinetics Eagle 7A bridged mono #20. The subwoofer is a 2235H in a
4503 cabinet I believe. This is powered by another Eagle 7A in mono#43 they
putout over 1100 watts at 8 ohms. The rear channel I built in the ceiling using
components to make up 240Ti's. These are powered by a pair of Krell KMA400's
Functions are controled by a Krell Audio Video Standard, Mission CD, SonyES CD
Pioneer DLV90, Denon 5000 DVD, Sansui TU919 Tuner, Mitchell Cotter Table.
Other systems JBL250Ti,4350-A, 4676A-2, 4675, 4430, L65's SS23
Lets get together
http://dmbshare.org/pictures/amp003-small.jpg http://dmbshare.org/pictures/amp001-small.jpg
http://dmbshare.org/pictures/amp002-small.jpg http://dmbshare.org/pictures/amp004-small.jpg
http://dmbshare.org/pictures/amp005-small.jpg http://dmbshare.org/pictures/amp006-small.jpg
http://dmbshare.org/pictures/amp007-small.jpg

Phil Mundi
12-12-2005, 12:49 AM
Iwata horn producer (Belgium):applaud:
My installation

http://users.pandora.be/philmundi/inst/install.htm

Nightbrace
01-06-2006, 08:17 PM
Sony GX10ES receiver
Sony CDPC701ES Cd player
Fisher 400 receiver (use for its tuner and for acoustic/classical recordings)
NAD 5060 Cd player
Niles Amp switcher
JBL LN3's with LE25-4 tweeters, LE5-6 Mids, 2214H woofers, and L100a crossovers.

sajt
01-07-2006, 06:27 AM
speakers:
JBL L 75, L 101, 4333A, 4333B, 4430A
ALTEC 604E Duplex
others: Threshol Statis 3, Dyna PAS3, Fisher X-100-A
the musics on PM G5

Titanium Dome
01-07-2006, 09:47 AM
speakers:
JBL L 75, L 101, 4333A, 4333B, 4430A
ALTEC 604E Duplex
others: Threshol Statis 3, Dyna PAS3, Fisher X-100-A
the musics on PM G5

PM G5, eh? Are you running everything through iTunes?

SUPERBEE
01-07-2006, 01:12 PM
GODDAMN IT!!!


Beer and HiFi......I cant think of a better combo


My main system is:

2 Mac MC75s
Mac MX110
Thorens TD125 Mrk II
1958 JBL Olympus (S7 load) Original and unmolested
This system is almost perfect for vintage mid 60s Garage and psych.

My second system is:

Marrantz 2245
1957 JBL Ranger Paragon
Under utilized I know. I will be running this with a couple of MC 30s and a C20 very soon.

My bedroom system is:


Mac 1700
JBL 2500s
Its just for "Background" music but I would love to upgrade the speakers.



Everything has CD and cassette which are mainly Onkyo,Sony, and Kenwod

4313B
01-07-2006, 01:31 PM
Speaking of... I'm sick of all the records, tapes, and CD's. I want everything in SAN storage and have it voice activated with some woman's silky smooth alto voice answering.

"Computer darling? Please put on Dark Side of the Moon and pipe it through the ol' 4345's."

"Yes love. My pleasure. Dark Side of the Moon on the 4345's coming right up. Let me know how loud you wish it to be."

Mr. Widget
01-07-2006, 01:41 PM
Speaking of... I'm sick of all the records, tapes, and CD's. I want everything in SAN storage and have it voice activated with some woman's silky smooth alto voice answering.

"Computer darling? Please put on Dark Side of the Moon and pipe it through the ol' 4345's."

"Yes love. My pleasure. Dark Side of the Moon on the 4345's coming right up. Let me know how loud you wish it to be."Remember the AT&T ad campaign from the late 80's early 90's?

Only instead of coming from the inventors of the transistor it will be coming with a slight accent.


Widget

SUPERBEE
01-07-2006, 01:42 PM
Remember the AT&T ad campaign from the late 80's early 90's?

Only instead of coming from the inventors of the transistor it will be coming with a slight accent.


Widget

LOL......

Scary but true

4313B
01-07-2006, 01:46 PM
Only instead of coming from the inventors of the transistor it will be coming with a slight accent.:rotfl: If they don't flat out kill us instead. :p

dllyons
01-07-2006, 01:46 PM
Speaking of... I'm sick of all the records, tapes, and CD's. I want everything in SAN storage and have it voice activated with some woman's silky smooth alto voice answering.

"Computer darling? Please put on Dark Side of the Moon and pipe it through the ol' 4345's."

"Yes love. My pleasure. Dark Side of the Moon on the 4345's coming right up. Let me know how loud you wish it to be."

I believe that day's a-coming .... and won't it be nice ! (I like the "Wish You Were Here" album better) :applaud:

Mr. Widget
01-07-2006, 01:53 PM
Now that takes me back. I believe I sold my copy several decades ago... I guess I should have kept it.

Might have to trek over to Amoeba Records... I bet I can snag a copy on clean vinyl.


Widget


:offtopic: :offtopic: :offtopic:

4313B
01-07-2006, 01:54 PM
I believe I sold my copy several decades ago...What!? R ya nutz!?

Mr. Widget
01-07-2006, 01:59 PM
What!? R ya nutz!?Unfortunately, Pink Floyd, The Beatles, and a handful of others that escape me at the moment have been played to death... when they pop up on the radio, blam I hit the selector. Even though I like the stuff, I just can't listen to a song ten thousand times...

Wish You Were Here though... it has been quite awhile. I bet I could go there for a brief visit... might even power up the Marantz and L100s!


Widget

SUPERBEE
01-07-2006, 02:25 PM
Piper At The Gates Of Dawn and Saucerfull are the only LPs I like or own

http://froogle.google.com/froogle_image?q=http://images.barnesandnoble.com.edgesuite.net/images/5800000/5809600.gif&size=2&dhm=398db7e6&hl=en

dllyons
01-07-2006, 03:34 PM
Piper At The Gates Of Dawn and Saucerfull are the only LPs I like or own

http://froogle.google.com/froogle_image?q=http://images.barnesandnoble.com.edgesuite.net/images/5800000/5809600.gif&size=2&dhm=398db7e6&hl=en


Yeah, you're probably one of those who caught on to 'Floyd in the early days .... AND probably pretty 'smoked up' while you listened to 'em (Whoa ! :bouncy:) ha ha !! but before we get rapped by the master of the threads .. we better move back on to systems .... DAMNED, MOST OF YOU HAVE OUTSTANDING SYSTEMS !! I'd love to visit some of you !!!!!!!!!!

SUPERBEE
01-07-2006, 03:40 PM
Yeah, you're probably one of those who caught on to 'Floyd in the early days .... AND probably pretty 'smoked up' while you listened to 'em (Whoa ! :bouncy:) ha ha !! but before we get rapped by the master of the threads .. we better move back on to systems .... DAMNED, MOST OF YOU HAVE OUTSTANDING SYSTEMS !! I'd love to visit some of you !!!!!!!!!!

Dave

If my systems rate you are welcome here at the Electric Houshold anytime, Just bring some beer. I can play you some mid 60s Psych other than The Pink Floyd's first 2 LPs. And BTW I am only 42 so I wasnt old enough back in the day.

Mr. Widget
01-07-2006, 04:35 PM
Piper At The Gates Of Dawn and Saucerfull are the only LPs I like or own

http://froogle.google.com/froogle_image?q=http://images.barnesandnoble.com.edgesuite.net/images/5800000/5809600.gif&size=2&dhm=398db7e6&hl=enWhat about Pink Floyd's Meddle? That has always been one of my favorites from them.

Widget

dllyons
01-07-2006, 04:54 PM
What about Pink Floyd's Meddle? That has always been one of my favorites from them.

Widget

YAH !! absoluetely ! I really get sent on a trip listening to Echos, especially !! The first time I ever heard that tune was played between sets at a Heart concert in the 70's and man, I wondered what it was and where could I get it !

SUPERBEE
01-07-2006, 07:35 PM
What about Pink Floyd's Meddle? That has always been one of my favorites from them.

Widget
I am only a fan of the Syd Barret stuff.

jim campbell
01-08-2006, 02:26 AM
System;
Roksan Caspian CD
Denon 3500 table
Black Widow arm
Denon 301 cartridge
Audio Research SP6A pre
bryston 4b Amp
L220's until I build new oneshttp://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/smilies/banghead.gif

sajt
01-08-2006, 02:59 PM
PM G5, eh? Are you running everything through iTunes?

yes, i had sold 20 years ago my LP's collection.
and the CD-s is the same digital as PM G5 HDD., and we can dowload a lot of music.
I have forgoted, i have ALTEC 14.
ja and 7 pieces 604E speaker, 2 selfmade cabinet:)

SUPERBEE
01-09-2006, 12:44 AM
yes, i had sold 20 years ago my LP's collection.
and the CD-s is the same digital as PM G5 HDD., and we can dowload a lot of music.
I have forgoted, i have ALTEC 14.
ja and 7 pieces 604E speaker, 2 selfmade cabinet:)

WOW!..........Sold your LP collection


I have a collection that only totals about 8,000 LPs and I would NEVER sell them

jbl4ever
01-09-2006, 12:57 AM
How about some Tubular Bells:blink:

jim campbell
01-09-2006, 11:03 PM
I have a half speed master Court of the Crimson King and a Japanese backup copy but Im teasing. Ill take those with me,up .....well most likely down.if you ever heard this at warp 9.... well!!!

sajt
01-10-2006, 04:28 AM
WOW!..........Sold your LP collection


I have a collection that only totals about 8,000 LPs and I would NEVER sell them

In that time i had made a lot of money from the collection value.
But now i am starting to collect the same music in digital.
Ok sometimes is missing the LP's noises, but what can I do? the man always need some toys and the collect....

Fred Sanford
01-10-2006, 05:00 AM
Speaking of... I'm sick of all the records, tapes, and CD's. I want everything in SAN storage and have it voice activated with some woman's silky smooth alto voice answering.

"Computer darling? Please put on Dark Side of the Moon and pipe it through the ol' 4345's."

"Yes love. My pleasure. Dark Side of the Moon on the 4345's coming right up. Let me know how loud you wish it to be."

Actually, that's not terribly far from what I do for a living. Our systems control home audio, video, climate control, lighting, motorized window shades, furniture, walls, you name it...not quite smoothly voice-activated, but smoothly touch-screen activated (think ATM of your dreams). We do give some clients a single button at their entry doors that can turn on the lights throughout their house to an appropriate level for the time of day, turn on music throughout to their favorite playlist, and start filling their hot tub to their preferred temperature. Fun stuff.

je
www.audiovideosystems.com (http://www.audiovideosystems.com/)
www.request.com (http://www.request.com/)

JuniorJBL
01-10-2006, 10:40 AM
Mass Music and video

sajt
01-10-2006, 03:48 PM
Actually, that's not terribly far from what I do for a living. Our systems control home audio, video, climate control, lighting, motorized window shades, furniture, walls, you name it...not quite smoothly voice-activated, but smoothly touch-screen activated (think ATM of your dreams). We do give some clients a single button at their entry doors that can turn on the lights throughout their house to an appropriate level for the time of day, turn on music throughout to their favorite playlist, and start filling their hot tub to their preferred temperature. Fun stuff.

je
www.audiovideosystems.com (http://www.audiovideosystems.com/)
www.request.com (http://www.request.com/)
Fred! are you working at audiovideosystems.com?

jim campbell
01-14-2006, 10:09 AM
8000 albums@ one a day means 21 years to get thru em all.wow

jbl_man_uk
01-15-2006, 12:29 PM
System currently in use..
Sony TA5650 in pre-amp mode.
Studiomaster 400c power amp.
2x 4560.(with built in 2345/2410,3120 x-overs)
Vintage sony cassette and tuner.all other music from laptops with mp3.

In storage.
4x 2226
2x 2225(brand new in boxes,never opened)
2x E130
8x E140
8x K110
2x 2420
6x 2405
4x 2402
4x 2445
2x 2410
2x 2395
2x 2390
4x 2345
2x 2220(ex.Brittania Row london-Pink Floyd system)
2x Altec 921-8a
8x Citronic ppx900 amplifiers.
4x Studiomaster 800B/C amplifiers
2x peavey CS400 amplifiers
1x HH V800 amplifier
1x BGW 750a Amplifier.

Ian.london UK

sajt
01-15-2006, 01:07 PM
2x Altec 921-8a

Ian.london UK[/QUOTE]

i have the same speakers, what will you do with tham?

jbl_man_uk
01-15-2006, 03:55 PM
Not doing anything with the Altecs at the moment,they are just sitting there!

definitief
01-22-2006, 01:23 PM
This is my stuf

Bedroom system:

McIntosh C26 pre-amp
Phase Linear model 400 series two power-amp
Denon DCD 1450 AR CD player
Thorens TD 145 turntable
JBL L220 Loudspeakers
Van den Hull speaker cable


Workshop system:
AMC 3050a pre-amp/amp
Crown dc 400 power-amp
Electrovoice EX 18 crossover
JBL 4560 loaded with JBL K130 drivers (2)
Altec 511 horn with 808-8b drivers (2)
Denon DCD 635 CD player
Technics tuner

Future plans: Bild one JBL B460 sub (need constuction plans for that) for my bedroom (I live still at my parents)

http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=12464&stc=1

Hofmannhp
01-22-2006, 01:49 PM
Hi definitief,

your gear is nice.......and your taste of music too.
Saw some Stones Vinyls in the background.

Welcome aboard

HP

definitief
01-22-2006, 01:56 PM
Hi definitief,

your gear is nice.......and your taste of music too.
Saw some Stones Vinyls in the background.

Welcome aboard

HP

Thank you HP, I'm just a jung guy who likes old music: cream stones beatles pink floyd, that stuf .Way better as todays top 40 music

Dirk

Mighty Saturn 5
01-22-2006, 07:30 PM
Lets see....We have a High headroom Mackie 1604 VLZ mixer/pre driving a Rane AC-23B active Crossover, this feeds four different amplifiers-
Highs are fed to a Crest FA-901 which itself feeds a pair of JBL 2425J drivers.These are joined to 1" exit SWF bi-radial horns.
The mids are fed to a Crest FA-1201 which feeds a pair of "Voice of the theater" style Yahmaha mid bins,these are loaded with Eminence Kappa pro 15".
The lows are fed into 2 Crest FA-2401 amplifiers. The first amp feeds a pair of simple dual 18" cabs (4 ohm total/cabinet),these cabs are each loaded with a pair of Eminence Magnum 18LF's. These simple cabinets(24"x24"x46") are used as bass reflex- short throw.
The second Crest FA-2401 feeds a pair of Cerwin Vega EL-36 (single 18" folded horns),this is of course used in conjunction with the dual 18" bass reflex cabs but takes care of the long throw low frequency content. These have both been retrofitted with Eminence Kilomax 18's.
At present the crossover frequencies are; Low to mid-120hz, Mid to high-2.8 khz. (all at 24db/oct slopes)
Speaker cables used are 70ft of 8 gauge for one side of the lows while the other side consists of 30ft of 10 gauge (power amps are always on one side of the stage) ....there are 2 of these set ups for the lows.
For the mids its 70ft of 10 gauge and 30ft of 12 gauge.
The highs are also made up of 70ft of 10 gauge and 30ft of 12 gauge.

sajt
01-23-2006, 05:10 AM
in Hungary there are not so much JBL, and so hard to find them.

Titanium Dome
01-23-2006, 05:51 AM
It looks like a great collection!

Is that iTunes I see open there?

norealtalent
01-23-2006, 09:44 AM
Sweet! Whats the pair under the 4430's?

JuniorJBL
01-23-2006, 09:50 AM
in Hungary there are not so much JBL, and so hard to find them.

I'm thinkin cus thier all at your house!:applaud:

sajt
01-23-2006, 01:16 PM
Sweet! Whats the pair under the 4430's?
604E in a selfmade 612 box (20 years old)

norealtalent
01-23-2006, 01:22 PM
I'm thinkin cus thier all at your house!:applaud:

Kinda looks that way to me too!:bouncy:

sajt
01-23-2006, 01:53 PM
Kinda looks that way to me too!:bouncy:

hey man! you are a great collector. :applaud: the main thing that the old speakers do not go to dead, we have to save them! in Budapest/Hungary or in USA, os UK.
i think so :bouncy:

MartinM
01-31-2006, 11:10 PM
Display:
Proj: Optoma H79
Screen: Da-Lite Contour 106" diag. hi contrast matte white

Control/Sources:
Sota Sapphire w/Rega RB250 arm Kiseki Blue MC cart
Yamaha CA-1010 for MC preamp stage
DVD/SACD: Sony DVP-CX985V 400 chgr
DVD/SACD: Sony DVP-NS90V HDMI out
DVDR/VCR/Tuner combo: Sony RDR-VX500
CD library on HD: AudioRequest ARQ1
Control Preamp/Surr Process: Lexicon MC-12B
Video Scaler: Extron DVS-204
HDMI switcher processor: KDS HDMI 4x1

Active Xovers: twin Rane AC22 Linkwitz Riley w/delay time align

Audio Power:
HK Citation II twin monoblocs PS beefed up, in triode mode (mid/hi)
Acoustat Transnova Twin (TNT)200 w/132,000 mfd PS (lo/mid)
or as comparison: Altec 1570BT 165W twin triode monoblocs using 812A triodes w/bias adjust
Crown DC300A twin monoblocs at 600W ea. w/ 66,000 mfd PS, IC upgrade in process...(subs)

Professional Cinema Transducers:
mid/hi: JBL Hartsfield type folded plate lens w/2445J drivers
mounted atop:
lo/mid: JBL 130A's housed in gutted, flown L200 cabs
subs: floor standing twin JBL B460 cabs ( housing 18" 2245's)

rear: JBL 4313's
side: JBL 4313's
center: 2404H cheeks between twin 2115's in custom cab.
rear sub: a pair of JBL 1500GTi auto woofs, (really a pro driver) in a sealed cube. Extremely tight, but inefficient.

almost forgot I have a pair of 604E's for some reason.
4311B's for bedroom
Lot's of D130's in various states of repair.

a rare pair of D130E's but no PS to fire 'em up.:(
Let me know if you have a couple. :p

jan_slagman
03-04-2006, 12:23 PM
Hi guys,

Reading your messages i got completely stunned learning how many gorgeous big JBL systems you guys own.
Yes, you're living in the right part of the world to obtain the best JBL bargains.
Importing such a system from the States to The Netherlands would be a very expensive matter. Since about half a year i have a pair of JBL 4312 A loudspeakers and i am still looking for one of the earlier big systems such as the Baron (D130 and 075).
I am still using my professionally upgraded Harman Kardon Citation 16 A power-amp, which was upgraded in fourty hours of intensive labour (according militairy specs). I have a Marant CD 94 MK II CD-player, which is connected to a Marantz CDA 94 DAC, which was upgraded by the Siltech Company (producer of the world famous silver audiocables). This company is situated about 20 miles from my place.

Kind regards,

Jan Slagman
The Netherlands.

sajt
03-09-2006, 05:50 AM
this is true! i love my ALTECs-JBLs, but my new baby is TW:bouncy:

Titanium Dome
03-18-2006, 04:47 PM
this is true! i love my ALTECs-JBLs, but my new baby is TW:bouncy:


Any chance you can give us a few close ups of your baby?

steamer
03-25-2006, 09:56 AM
Hello all,
Been awhile since I have posted,but here is my rig.

Mark Levinson #39 CDP spinning signals to
Rane Mojo active 2way splitting signals at 500hz
the highs amplfied by Wavelength Gemini 45/2a3 monoblocks(2watts with 45 tube and 4watts with the 2a3) feeding signals to Altec 511b/902 horns.:cool:
the lows go on to a BagEnd ELF intergrator/x-over set at @70hz
upper bass signals are powered by a Bryston 3BPRO feeding Klipsch LaScala bass bins
low bass signals are powered by a Bryston 4BPRO feeding 2x18" BagEnd sub enclosures.

The system level is controled by the preamp section in the Levinson CDP and the Brystons and BagEnd integrator all have input level control.

The room is 30'x14'x8.5',this sytem is impressive:jawdrop:

Greg

paragon
03-29-2006, 01:25 PM
Sajt, you are the one to try to sell some JBL parts on Ebäihh ??

short_circutz
04-14-2006, 04:08 PM
Current:
Older Sony pro logic receiver
2x Lansing 99's for mains
1x EAW FR122HP for center
2x EV 3512 THX theatre subs (Soon to have the woofers replaced with 2242 recently removed from an install at a local club)
Crappy little speakers for surround duties at the moment cause I couldn't find anything sensitive enough to match the Lansing 99's for sensitivity usiong the Sony's internal amplification.

My main complaint of the system right now is that the current surround receiver is the system limitation. Surround channels on it with internal amplification is extremely low. The Lansing 99's and subs don't need a lot of power to get loud.

I have 4 amps I am rebuilding. 2x Crown D150a amps, which will be used for mains and surrounds, and 2x Crown PSA2 amps and will be using one bridged on each sub. (subs will still be underpowered with only 650 watts going to each one). I will hopefuilly in the future be using a Harmon Kardon citation 16 amp for the mains. (get the idea I do some install work locally??)

There are a pair of Jubal 65's in my future (hopefully VERY distant future) as they are my fathers primary speakers in his system.

We have two operational Harmon Kardon Citation 16 amplifiers, one still being used in active PA duty at a small bar here on a rental system.

So eventually I want my system to be the following:

EAW speaker as center speaker
Jubal 65's as mains
Lansing 99's as surrounds
2x 2242 in 9cubic ft cabs for subs
2x Crown D150a (center and surround duty)
2x Crown PSA2 (subs)
1x Harmon Kardon Citation 16 (Mains)

I have to try to revive my 25 yr old Sony 50" front projection set as the picture is getting weak on it.

Obviously, my preference is for mostly vintage gear,lol.

takenodisk
04-17-2006, 07:09 AM
Here's an update listing of my gears since last years post

SPEAKERS
4350A UPGRADED WITH LE 375 HI MIDS AND 077 HIGHS
4333A
L50
HP 580(HOME CINEMA)
B&W CENTER SPEAKER (HOME CINEMA)
MISSION 772(HOME CINEMA)
CANON WIS 50 (HOME CINEMA)
TSUNAMI SUBWOOFER(HOME CINEMA)
2405H (SPARE UNITS)

PERIPHERALS&PROCESSORS
2 X 5233 MONO XOVERS
5234 XOVER
BEHRINGER ULTRA CURVE
PEAVEY ULTRAVERB
YAMAHA GC2020C COMPRESSOR LIMITER
DBX 266XL COMPRESSOR
COURTS EQ
SOUNDCRAFTSMEN EQ
NUMARK BPM COUNTER

AMPS
NAKAMICHI PA 5
NAKAMICHI PA 7
DAVID HAFLER DH 200
CREST AUDIO AMP
DENON 3802 (HOME CINEMA)

TAPE MACHINES
TEAC A480 TAPE DECK
TEAC V1010 TAPE DECK
REVOX B77
REVOX PR 99
TASCAM BR 20 T

TURNTABLES
3 X TECHNICS SL 110A FITTED WITH SME 3009 TONEARMS AND SHURE V15 CARTS
1 X TECHNICS SL 11OO
2 X TECHNICS SL 121O
1 X TECHNICS SL 12OO

CD&DVD PLAYERS
TEAC VRDS 10
2XPIONEER CDJ 500 S
DENON DVD 3900
PIONNER DV 717
SONY MINIDISC PLAYER

HEAD PHONES
AKG K240
BEYER DT 160
SONY V 900
SONY V300

PROJECTORS&SCREEN

SONY VPL PX 32
SONY VPL FX 50
PROCOLOR MOTORISED SCREEN 240X180 mts

MIXERS

SOUNDCRAFT SAC 200(BROADCAST)
SOUNDCRAFT D MIX 1000
PIONEER DJM 600
CITRONIC (1977~VINTAGE)

Special thanks goes to my brother Danny's contribution,one of the rare audio and broadcast enthousiastic in uk without whom this modest listing wouldn't be possible.Thanks also to my wife Ruby for her huge tolerance and supports towards my growing passion.
Thanks also for this great site and it's wonderful people.:applaud:

gonzp
05-07-2006, 02:15 AM
Main Systen

Pair of NOS Valves Mono Block VRD amps (60WPC UL or 30WPC Triode switchable)
Juicy Music BlueBerry Pre-Amp
Sota Sattelite TT
Jolida J-100A Tube CD Player
H. H. Scott 370 FM Tuna
1986 Klipsch LaScala's with Crites Networks and Crites CT-125 tweeter

Bedroom System

Pair of H. H. Scott mono 99D integrated amps
Dennon CD Changer
Marantz Tuna
Dual 1219 TT
Altec Santana I Speakers

Living Room System

Almarro A-318-A integrated tube amp
Modded Toshiba 3060 DVD Player
1986 Klipsch Heresy's stock

rloggie
05-07-2006, 01:14 PM
Here's my new system.

Custom Onken cabinets
Altec 416b woofers
JBL 2405 Slot tweeters
TAD 4001 drivers
Altec 1003 horns
(someday I'll have wood horns, sigh)

Custom 2A3 SE monos (tweeters)
Cary 805b SE monos (mids)
Custom 2a3 stereo (bass)

Deqx crossover / preamp (definately not fully setup:o: )
Sony 999 w/ Modwright mods CD player

HipoFutura
05-07-2006, 06:53 PM
JBL L100 (123A-1, LE-5-2, LE26)
Infinity 12" sub woof in ported cabs. Two DIY cabinets

Phase Linear 3000 (Series II) preamp
Phase Linear 4000 (Series II) preamp (Can't decide which preamp to use)
Phase Linear 400 (Series II) for the L100s
Phase Linear 400 for the Infinity subs
Paradigm X-30 Crossover

Kenwood CD Player
Monster home built computer for the downloads

latifster
05-08-2006, 04:25 AM
Room size: 18' (L) x 14' (W) x 11' (H)

Source(s):
1. Denon DVD 1920
2. Pioneer DVD 373
3. Pioneer DVD 440

Video:
1. Philips PT 9418 100mhz 29" TV
2. Sharpvision XV-Z91e 4:3 projector + 120" motorized screen

Amplification:
1. Marantz SR 6200 6.1 A/V receiver; 105 watts / channel (8 ohms)

Speakers:
1. Fronts: Altec Lansing 604-8G
2. Centre: Klipsh Herresy II (single)
3. Rear: Mission M5ds surrounds
4. Sub: REL Strata 3
5. Rear Centre: JBL SCS-178

Connectivity:
1. Video Component Cable: Beldon 7710 with Canare jacks (10m)
2. Speaker cable: QED Silver Anniversary
3. Inter-connects: Monster Interlink 400 mk2
4. Inter-connects: Fultron
5. Digital cable: Mafco optical

takenodisk
08-12-2006, 04:53 AM
RE-UPDATE
Here's an update listing of my gears since last years post

SPEAKERS
4350A UPGRADED WITH LE 375 HI MIDS AND 077 HIGHS
4333A
4411
L50(sold)
HP 580(HOME CINEMA)
B&W CENTER SPEAKER (HOME CINEMA)
MISSION 772(HOME CINEMA)
CANON WIS 50 (HOME CINEMA)
TSUNAMI SUBWOOFER(HOME CINEMA)
2405H (SPARE UNITS)

PERIPHERALS&PROCESSORS
2 X 5233 MONO XOVERS
5234
5235
DIGITECH DSP 256
BEHRINGER ULTRA CURVE
PEAVEY ULTRAVERB
YAMAHA GC2020C COMPRESSOR LIMITER
DBX 266XL COMPRESSOR
COURTS EQ
SOUNDCRAFTSMEN EQ
NUMARK BPM COUNTER

AMPS&PREAMP
LUXMAN C03
NAKAMICHI PA 5
NAKAMICHI PA 7
DAVID HAFLER DH 200
CREST AUDIO AMP
DENON 3802 (HOME CINEMA)

TAPE MACHINES
TEAC A480 TAPE DECK
TEAC V1010 TAPE DECK
NAKAMICHI 680(SOLD)
REVOX B77
REVOX PR 99
TASCAM BR 20 T

TURNTABLES
3 X TECHNICS SL 110A FITTED WITH SME 3009 TONEARMS AND SHURE V15 CARTS
2 X TECHNICS SL 11OO
2 X TECHNICS SL 121O
1 X TECHNICS SL 12OO

CD&DVD PLAYERS
TEAC VRDS 10
2XPIONEER CDJ 500 S
DENON DVD 3900
PIONNER DV 717
SONY MINIDISC PLAYER

HEAD PHONES
AKG K240
BEYER DT 160
SONY V 900
SONY V300

PROJECTORS&SCREEN

SONY VPL PX 32
SONY VPL FX 50
PROCOLOR MOTORISED SCREEN 240X180 mts

MIXERS

SOUNDCRAFT SAC 200(BROADCAST)
SOUNDCRAFT D MIX 1000
PIONEER DJM 600
CITRONIC (1977~VINTAGE)

Special thanks goes to my brother Danny's contribution,one of the rare audio and broadcast enthousiastic in uk without whom this modest listing wouldn't be possible.Thanks also to my wife Ruby for her huge tolerance and supports towards my growing passion.
Thanks also for this great site and it's wonderful people.:applaud:

RacerXtreme
08-12-2006, 12:05 PM
Four Altec Lansing 210 V.O.T.T. cabinets w/ wings.

Four JBL 2225 woofers.

Four Altec 515 woofers.

Four Peavey MB-1 mid-bass horns w/ 12" Black Widows.

Four JBL 4311B studio monitors.

Two Magnepan MG1's.

Rane AC23 electronic x-over.

Alesis RA100 amp.

Adcom GFA-1 amp.

Phase Linear Parametric EQ.

And one old Sony 60 w/ch receiver.............


http://www.mypages.iparenting.com/webs/racerxtreme/210miniA2.jpg

Had to get rid of the dual 18" sub cabinets because I needed the space.
http://www.mypages.iparenting.com/webs/racerxtreme/dual18s2.jpg
These Altec's came out of the George Burns Theatre 25 years ago.
http://www.mypages.iparenting.com/webs/racerxtreme/AltecD.jpg

SEAWOLF97
08-20-2006, 01:48 PM
living room

big Denon receiver
Ohm Walsh 2xo - soon to add L65 Jubals
JBL L36
Carver CD
Hughes SRS

bed room
AR ps428s
a\d\s surrounds
big Denon home theater receiver
Advent center
Dual 701 tt shure v15mk4

computer
Technics receiver
JBL L36
a/d/s rears

shop
Sony receiver
Ohm E's

storage
2 pair AR3
Pioneer cs77a
DFS towers

ready for eBay
2 AR tt's XA XB
Thorens tt
Garrard z100sb tt
EV sprakers
Nak MB cd decks -2
Nak Lx6 cassette
and a whole storage room full of receivers -Marantz - CD decks etc...(cant stay away from GW)

TOM

sledchick
08-25-2006, 07:54 PM
Living room-1 set of 4430s . A borrowed proton while the harmon-kardon getsnew capasitors. 1 disc player. ...Three self powered Eon 10s. ! JBL sound board and a 30 dollar T.V....In my music room...2 self powered Eon 15s with the matching sub and soundboard. 1 roland sinth., 2saxes, 1 fender acoustic guitar, 1 Bass guitar 1 clarinet., 1 Drum machine. Also a few DVD players ect. Most important,... 1 very large, very beautifull, very old piano with new strings sitting between the 4430s. Also in the music room are 3 old altec 9849-A studio moniters .[1 working and the other 2 need work]

Rusnzha
08-25-2006, 08:00 PM
Living room-1 set of 4430s . A borrowed proton while the harmon-kardon getsnew capasitors. 1 disc player. ...Three self powered Eon 10s. ! JBL sound board and a 30 dollar T.V....In my music room...2 self powered Eon 15s with the matching sub and soundboard. 1 roland sinth., 2saxes, 1 fender acoustic guitar, 1 Bass guitar 1 clarinet., 1 Drum machine. Also a few DVD players ect. Most important,... 1 very large, very beautifull, very old piano with new strings sitting between the 4430s.
Very impressive :rockon1::banana: Welcome to LHS!

matsj
11-19-2006, 11:29 AM
Some pictures of my system. All in a mess. This setup is only a test.

But picture 2 is my rear and one sub, 2245h,2226h,2446h,2380 but now i have 2382 there to.

Picture 4 is my old center 1 x 2226h+2446h+2382A. Now 2x2226h.

I will update my pictures soon.

mats

fiddleback
04-23-2007, 03:17 PM
1 sansui cd-130
1 amp EICO HT-91 (tubed) at a whopping 14 watts per
2 JBL J-130's in cabs not yet identified (could use some help there)
oh i also have a pair of 901's not in use

hehe was using a sony walkman for a tuner hey ya gotta do for your need of tunes

fiddleback
04-23-2007, 03:18 PM
1 sansui cd-130
1 amp EICO HT-91 (tubed) at a whopping 14 watts per
2 JBL J-130's in cabs not yet identified (could use some help there)
oh i also have a pair of 901's not in use

hehe was using a sony walkman for a tuner hey ya gotta do for your need of tunes


steve

SEAWOLF97
04-23-2007, 04:55 PM
well, its a continual changing thing....

OHM F main speakers
CV sub
JBL 4412 "b" speakes

BGW 250d amp
Yamaha C-4 pre
(soon) Musical Fidelity Nu Vista pre
Carver tl3100 CD
Nu Reality SRS
ADC ss eq
Sony mini disk
XM roady 2

Ian Mackenzie
04-24-2007, 04:31 PM
Becoming more civilised in the past few years.

Initial JBL attempt 1979, recently restored

Formerly a Phase Flame Linear user..
Most recently Pass Labs X2.5 pre, Lavry Dac, Pass Labs X250.5, PS600, Custom active crossover,Marantz 6600 DVD, Kenwood KD 650 TT, Pass Pearl phono stage. FR cartridge.

SEAWOLF97
04-24-2007, 04:53 PM
Becoming more civilised in the past few years..

VERY NICE !!!!





(Is that a cassette deck I see ?)

Ian Mackenzie
04-28-2007, 02:59 AM
Thanks,

Didn't happen over night but things do come to me in the most mysterious ways.:)

If you are referring to the deck in the rack its a Teac 3440 metal auto setup job as I recall. I was quite a good sounding deck using metal TDK tapes.

A short story.......
The initial work was and still is my defining moment with JBL's. At the time ..cc1979 I was about 20 and had been collecting 4343 brochures for about 2 years and decided I just had to have them so I built a pair up from nothing. I wrote to JBL at the time asking for the schematic and the tuning and this guy called Gary (Margulius?) wrote back very politely saying there were unable to assist.

I mean where was Giskard? You guys have got it easy now...LOL:bouncy:

All I had was the brochures and a few measurements in dealers showrooms and hifi shows. My brother would distract the reps while I got out the tape measure. It is quite funny because this happened all over again with Bo 25 years later doing the original work on cloning the 4345's. Fate you might say!

They were a biamped 3 way system initally with a passive two way crossover and I started out with text book filters for the 2121 and the 2420 and the horn/lense..the 2121 was not padded back at all so it was a real kick butt system using 350 watts aside on the woofers and 100+ super clean watts with a Quad 405 on the midrange array. The 2405s came later and I tweaked the horn network by ear using the other channel as a reference to get the horns and the slot to blend properly. The 2405s were really expensive (AUD$650) but they really made a big difference. The best bit was I was allowed to have them in the lounge room at home. Mum thought they sounded pretty good! I then went semi pro and hired them out for special events for about 7 years using the same rack in the picture. It was fairly serious system in those days and still is.

You do things like that at that age but I am glad the interest has survived all these years. I have toned it down a bit over the years.

Just a bit mind you!..LOL

Ian

4313B
04-28-2007, 07:21 AM
Nice Ian! :)

Ian Mackenzie
04-28-2007, 08:44 AM
Yeah well this thread is just that ...a thread and a few words about your system ... the journey that is can be quite intriguing.:)

Ian

ChopsMX5
08-20-2007, 05:56 PM
Here's a quick run-down of my system. The entire front end of the room is going to change very soon though. I am getting ready to build not 2, but 3 Usher Audio D2 "clones". That means I'll have six 10cf ported enclosures tuned to 28Hz, stuffed with no less than six Usher 15HM drivers. The main channels will naturally be in the MTM configuration with the Altec 511B in the middle. The matching center channel will be the same exact way, only horizontal with the 511B being flanked on either side with a 15HM. This also means that I will no longer have a sub due to the lack of space in the room. I'm hoping that with six of the 15HM drivers, I won't need a sub and that I'll get usable output down to at least 20Hz, maybe lower around 16Hz... I hope.



511B horns with 902-8B drivers mounted on top of a pair of '78 Klipsch Cornwalls. The only operational driver in the Cornwalls is the K33-E 15" drivers. The mid and tweet are disabled. In fact, the Type B crossovers (which have been heavily modded) are now resting peacefully in my closet.

http://charlest.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p950760035-4.jpg

http://charlest.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p1058029608-4.jpg


That big black thing is a 51uF Solen just to suck up any extra turn-on juice the Crown D-75A may put out when turned on. IOW, it's soley there for protection. I believe this also rolls off the 902-8B drivers around 400Hz @ 6dB, which is below the 600Hz crossover point.

http://charlest.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p1028205585-4.jpg


Here's another 511B with a 902-8T driver for the center channel. Here you can also see one of the modded Klipsch Type B networks. This one has be converted over to 2-way operation and seeing the 902-8T driver as a 64 ohm load to bring its output down closer to the 15" woofer's output.

http://charlest.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p784951514-4.jpg


This is where the heart of the system is. The Rane AC 22B crossover allows me to dial in the delay of the K33-E woofers and 902 drivers to get everything sounding just right. The Behringer DEQ1024 is used to flatten out a small peak around 1.2kHz. Also, because these 902-8B drivers are 30+ years old and came out of a large theater in Atlanta, GA, they have seen lots of action and power over the years. For this, their diaphrams are a little work-hardened, which gives them a little more than desired rolled-off top end. So I am also using the DEQ1024 to boost the top end a little as well to help things out.

http://charlest.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p896307344-4.jpg


This is the Technics SU-8099 integrated. My father bought this amp brand new back in '78 along with the Cornwalls, for the Cornwalls. He gave both the speakers and this amp to me. Anywho, this amp provides 115 very strong and very HOT watts to the K33-E drivers. And if you look closely to that meter, that's not peaking at 7-10 watts. The meter is in the 0.1x range, which makes that about 0.75 - 1 watt peak! And let me tell you, I had it playing pretty darn loud in there while taking these pictures! http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/images/smilies/biggrin.gif

http://charlest.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p864931707-4.jpg


This is my little gem right here. The awsome little Crown D-75A amp. This amp can pump out a whopping 35 watts into 8 ohms and is rated at 0.05 THD at full power. I bought this amp on eBay for $75 shipped! The guy that had it said that it was untested and that the gain knobs were real loose, so he was selling it as is.

Turns out that the amp was in MINT condition and the nuts on the knob shafts had worked loose. All it took was a couple minutes snugging down the nuts and that was it. As you can see, the gain is only at 2/3, and the output from the Rane crossover is just over half. The signal LEDs never light up unless I'm really hammering it, so I'm guessing I'm barely getting a 1/2 watt out of it most of the time, and maybe 1-1.5 watts max! With its excellent specs and super clean power, it is a perfect match for the 511B/902 combo.

http://charlest.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p622556572-4.jpg


Just for fun, here's the business end of the system. The Music Hall Cd25.2 is long gone. I upgraded the opamps to Burr-Browns, but it never really impressed me that much. In fact, it's really didn't sound any better than the Panisonic DVD player, so I ended up selling it.

One thing you can't see in the photo is a Rane BB22 Balance Buddy. It's behind the DVD/crossover/eq stack. The MIANS pre-out from the Pioneer Elite VSX-54TX goes into the BB22. From there, it enters the DEQ1024, then to the AC 22B crossover, then to the Technics amp and small Crown amp. No hum, no buzz, no hiss, no nothing, just music and movies. http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/images/smilies/biggrin.gif

http://charlest.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p1007172176-4.jpg


BTW, the silver Crown XTi 1000 is for the DIY push/pull sub I built. It has two Dayton 15" DVC drivers in a 6.3cf sealed enclosure. With the sub in its current location and with 2.83V input with pink noise at 1 meter, I measured 99dB, both with my SPL meter and TrueRTA!! At my listening position, I still get between 95-96dB. Gotta love that room gain! Nominal impedance is 8 ohms, and the amp is bridged mono for a healthy 1000 watts of power. This amp has a built-in DSP, digital crossover, digital EQ and other various things (none of which I am using), but the really great thing about it is the cooling fan. The cooling fan stays off and only turns on when things really heat up. Generally, durring normal music and movie playback, the fan never comes on. It's only if I'm watching a live concert or a movie like "War Of The Worlds" where there's lots and lots of sustained, deep bass when the fan comes on, and I have to be really cranking it to get the fan to come on. Even then, I only know it's on if there's a sudden quiet spot in the music or movie that I can here the fan running.

mikebake
08-20-2007, 08:41 PM
How about some photos?

Here's an update listing of my gears since last years post

SPEAKERS
4350A UPGRADED WITH LE 375 HI MIDS AND 077 HIGHS
4333A
L50
HP 580(HOME CINEMA)
B&W CENTER SPEAKER (HOME CINEMA)
MISSION 772(HOME CINEMA)
CANON WIS 50 (HOME CINEMA)
TSUNAMI SUBWOOFER(HOME CINEMA)
2405H (SPARE UNITS)

PERIPHERALS&PROCESSORS
2 X 5233 MONO XOVERS
5234 XOVER
BEHRINGER ULTRA CURVE
PEAVEY ULTRAVERB
YAMAHA GC2020C COMPRESSOR LIMITER
DBX 266XL COMPRESSOR
COURTS EQ
SOUNDCRAFTSMEN EQ
NUMARK BPM COUNTER

AMPS
NAKAMICHI PA 5
NAKAMICHI PA 7
DAVID HAFLER DH 200
CREST AUDIO AMP
DENON 3802 (HOME CINEMA)

TAPE MACHINES
TEAC A480 TAPE DECK
TEAC V1010 TAPE DECK
REVOX B77
REVOX PR 99
TASCAM BR 20 T

TURNTABLES
3 X TECHNICS SL 110A FITTED WITH SME 3009 TONEARMS AND SHURE V15 CARTS
1 X TECHNICS SL 11OO
2 X TECHNICS SL 121O
1 X TECHNICS SL 12OO

CD&DVD PLAYERS
TEAC VRDS 10
2XPIONEER CDJ 500 S
DENON DVD 3900
PIONNER DV 717
SONY MINIDISC PLAYER

HEAD PHONES
AKG K240
BEYER DT 160
SONY V 900
SONY V300

PROJECTORS&SCREEN

SONY VPL PX 32
SONY VPL FX 50
PROCOLOR MOTORISED SCREEN 240X180 mts

MIXERS

SOUNDCRAFT SAC 200(BROADCAST)
SOUNDCRAFT D MIX 1000
PIONEER DJM 600
CITRONIC (1977~VINTAGE)

Special thanks goes to my brother Danny's contribution,one of the rare audio and broadcast enthousiastic in uk without whom this modest listing wouldn't be possible.Thanks also to my wife Ruby for her huge tolerance and supports towards my growing passion.
Thanks also for this great site and it's wonderful people.:applaud:

Fangio
08-21-2007, 04:01 AM
Impressing system, ChopsMX5. :)


How about some photos? Yeah - and please don't forget that recent acquisition.. :D

http://www.audioheritage.org/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=546&limit=recent

ChopsMX5
08-21-2007, 06:05 AM
Impressing system, ChopsMX5. :)



Thanks Fangio. I don't know how impressive it is now, but it will be pretty soon. I just purchased 4 of the Usher 15HM drivers last night, so the "big" D2 clone project has begun! :D

jblbgw_man
08-22-2007, 11:26 PM
Just finished renovating the lounge room and very glad to get the main gear back in, although still finishing off the Equipment Rack/CD/DVD storage cabinet.

Main Gear
2 X 4435's
1 X BGW 750 C
2 X BGW 250 D
1 X BGW 203 Preamp
1 X Aphex 124A
1 X Aphex 204 Aural Exciter
1 X Aphex 108 Compressor/Limiter
1 X JBL 5235 Active Crossover
1 X Pioneer DVD Player
1 X Sony Playstation 1
1 X Hitachi 42" Plasma

Removed equipment
1 X Australian Monitor AM1200
1 X JBL MPX300
1 X BSS FDS 360 Active Crossover
1 X Harmon Kardon CD Player

Spare Speakers
2 X JBL 4430
2 X Auratone cubes (somewhere)

Still deciding what to do with the 4430's and the removed equipment. After many hours of listening I have decided to go back with the original set up using the BGW Amps and Pre Amp and JBL Active Cross Over. Just can't beat Bi Polar output devices IMHO and the 5235 is probably the best match for the 4430/4435. Still need to install the Rack hardware into the equipment rack and put the gear in there but working on that now and I want to remake the 4430 stands .... will it ever end!

Cheers :cheers:

hjames
08-23-2007, 05:03 AM
Wow - VERY nice looking space - I love the light and windows.
I'll bet the sound is fine too!

pos
08-23-2007, 06:05 AM
Yes very nice! And with an high WAF I guess!
I've used the photo with the 4430 to convience my wife that a 4430 can be a nice piece of furniture!

Looking at the first picture, are you not tempted to soffit mount thoses 4435?
The corners around the fireplace would be very adequate! You would just have to raise them a little bit and then build a floating wall around them, with maybe a bass trap inside with air entrances on the top and bottom, and a rack for your amps and gears.

jblbgw_man
08-23-2007, 06:25 PM
Yes very nice! And with an high WAF I guess!
I've used the photo with the 4430 to convience my wife that a 4430 can be a nice piece of furniture!

Looking at the first picture, are you not tempted to soffit mount thoses 4435?
The corners around the fireplace would be very adequate! You would just have to raise them a little bit and then build a floating wall around them, with maybe a bass trap inside with air entrances on the top and bottom, and a rack for your amps and gears.

I had thought of soffit mounting them infilling the spaces either side of the fireplace as per your pic but thought the wife would probably go bazerk at the idea, so I will let that one lie for 12 months or so and let her get used to them as they are and if we are still here then I may modify things then, little steps at a time... lol

The 4430's are just sitting there not connected .... I know it's a bit of a crime, they are expensive flower stands. I suppose the obvious answer is to use some of the removed equipment to drive the 4430's and run a couple of balanced lines from the lounge room to the games room for the 4430's but the acoustics in this big room are'nt the best. The wife actually prefers the 4435's in the lounge than the 4430's as they "fill the space better" Either way they are both nice pieces of furniture, I wish you luck in convincing your wife of the 4430's, you will never need to buy another loudspeaker system in your life, LOL unless your like me and got adicted and went one better with the 4435's.

Cheers :cheers:

coruphius
08-30-2007, 07:44 AM
As you see in my Pictures, i have started my jbl collection and plan to get more.

heres what i have

2X 2225H's in 120 Litre enclosures each tuned to 40 hz (upgrading boxes soon to 140 litres)

2x 123-a's (black cones)
2x LE5-2's (faded cones)
2x 044Ti
2x 4312 x-overs

Thats all so far, wanna get the big guns one day! my 2225's will hold out the bass for now :D goes down to 32hz with a nice rumble to the house so im happy (with only 80 watts)

BTW the rest of the setup isnt mine apart from the smaller yamaha speakers on top of the other yamaha speakers (just there for looks)
it's my fiances grandparents house and we looking after it till they come back home in November!!

greyhound
08-30-2007, 03:40 PM
JBL Century gold
bryston 0.5 pre amp
Bose 1801 power amp
rotel rcd 971 cd player
sorry dont have any pictures yet. bryston still in shop. ill post a picture when its all set

clubman
08-30-2007, 05:28 PM
Living Room.....

Hitachi 50 inch HD rear project LCD
Pioneer Elite VSX09TX Reciever
Pioneer BlueRAY DVD player
JBL D130 w/LE175 as Left and Right
Infinity Center ....looking to replace!
JBL Studio series S36II Rears
JBL powered sub


Other Pro Gear

Crown
Macro-tech 3600vz
Macro-tech 5000Vz
CE2000
XS900

DBX
Dual 31 Band Eq
Drive Rack PA

JBL
2240H x4
SR4725X x2 Home build
2226G x2
JRX Powered 18 sub
SR4715A unloaded

Peavey
PV-900 (amp)
PR-15 x4
8 channel mixer

Behrigner
dual 31 band Eq
ultra-curve pro processor
24 channel mixer
A500 amp

Mackie
SMR 450

Have countles bins full of interconnects and cables, snakes, mics, ect...

I have the SR4725X's and the 2240H subs set up in the garage....

RetroDan
10-10-2007, 07:55 PM
HK Citation II restored by Jim McShane
Passive Pre
Marantz SA-11
Luxman TT
4333B's


Modified HK Citation 16 (1st amp I owned)
HK Citation 17 Preamp
SONY 777ES
Speakers...pick from below
AR9's
L250
250Ti
4411
L36 Decade
ESS Rock Monitors (sorry)
L100

keith141
10-13-2007, 12:09 PM
Hi everyone,
I am new to this forum.
About 80% of my project finished which started in June, 2007.

Front
2 X D130
2 X LE175
2 X HL91
2 X 077
2 X N1200
2 X N7000
2 X Flair Cab.

Center
2 X D123
1 X 075
1 X N2400
1 X DIY Cab.

Surround
2 X L112

Rear
2 X 2115
2 X LE20
2 X PR8
2 X LX2
2 X DIY Cab.

Subwoofer
1 X Velodyne SPL-1200R

Fangio
10-13-2007, 02:17 PM
Some of the top posters here will find that sooo oldschool :D I like it, and bet it sounds great. Tasteful arranged, too. Congrats, and welcome to the forums.

Mr. Widget
10-13-2007, 03:52 PM
Some of the top posters here will find that sooo oldschool :D I like it, and bet it sounds great. Tasteful arranged, too. Congrats, and welcome to the forums.Some of us frequent posters like old school... looks like a classic to me.:thmbsup:


Widget

Robh3606
10-13-2007, 03:55 PM
Welcome aboard!

Nothing wrong with classic driver combinations.

Rob:)

richluvsound
10-13-2007, 04:20 PM
"many a great tune played on an old woofer":D

I lived in Van for a few years. One of the most beautiful cities in the world . Granville island:applaud:

Rich

keith141
10-13-2007, 06:42 PM
My history with JBL started with a pair of LE8T in DIY boxes when the price of a LE8T was almost same as one month rent of 2 bedroom apartment. I had a dream of building a better system then and gathered a lot of information on JBL system. But I got too busy on raising family, building business etc. I could not improve anything beyond LE8T until recently.

I have been browsing this forum for 3 month before my first post. This forum reminded me a lot of information I almost forgot and more. Thank you.

I am sure these are old speakers but they sound better than most of modern day's speakers. ;)

Cheers.

bloatedpig
10-13-2007, 06:53 PM
1977 L-300 Summit Loud speakers

Meridian 508.24 CD Player

Mark Levinson 380 Preamp

Nakamichi ST-7 Tuner

Nakamichi PA-7 Power Amp

Vampire CCC Balanced XLR for CD

Vampire CCC RCA for amp & tuner

Cobalt Ultimate Speaker cable

Unbelievable sound stage and detail with this setup!................................

** I got hooked back in 1977 when a friend of mine owed me some money and offered brand new L100's as a form of payment. Needless to say I still have them and they still look like new. (outside of the blue foam grill inserts that went south 15 or so years ago.) After that I was a JBL fan for life. **


Regards

Titanium Dome
10-13-2007, 09:39 PM
Some of the top posters here will find that sooo oldschool :D I like it, and bet it sounds great. Tasteful arranged, too. Congrats, and welcome to the forums.


Some of us frequent posters like old school... looks like a classic to me.:thmbsup:


Widget


Welcome aboard!

Nothing wrong with classic driver combinations.

Rob:)


My history with JBL started with a pair of LE8T in DIY boxes when the price of a LE8T was almost same as one month rent of 2 bedroom apartment. I had a dream of building a better system then and gathered a lot of information on JBL system. But I got too busy on raising family, building business etc. I could not improve anything beyond LE8T until recently.

I have been browsing this forum for 3 month before my first post. This forum reminded me a lot of information I almost forgot and more. Thank you.

I am sure these are old speakers but they sound better than most of modern day's speakers. ;)

Cheers.

Oh you guys! :p Let it go.

Enjoy what you want; there's no need to start making value statements.

SEAWOLF97
10-23-2007, 08:01 AM
current config:

Apt/Holman preamp running 2 BGW amps.

amp1 is a BGW 750D (450wpc) powering Ohm Walsh F's
amp2 is a BGW 250D (125wpc) powering JBL 4412's for SR
and Infinity powered 12in. sub

sources are:
XM sat radio
Carver CD
Sony ES CD changer
Sony mini-disk
Garrard zero-100sb tt (the Dual 701 with Shure v15 mk4 is too big for the space)

sound shaping:
ADC 300 EQ
Hughes SRS

greyhound
11-15-2007, 02:46 PM
http://img2.putfile.com/thumb/11/31815473462.jpg (http://www.putfile.com/pic.php?img=7097700)


http://img2.putfile.com/thumb/11/31813113663.jpg (http://www.putfile.com/pic.php?img=7096614)

the new audiorack is comming and ive ordered a new set of tweeters for the jbl's
then there finished

takenodisk
11-18-2007, 05:03 PM
Impressing system, ChopsMX5. :)

Yeah - and please don't forget that recent acquisition.. :D

http://www.audioheritage.org/photopost/showphoto.php?
photo=546&limit=recent
Yes Fangio i nearly forgot that pair,hope one day i'll finish my setup and i promise to send pics,regards;)

jblfreeek
12-08-2007, 06:10 PM
Here are my systems for all JBL/Technics afficionados out there in the world.

I will try to write them in detail as these babies mark almost the end of the road for me.
I never found myself audiophile simply because I listen to music not sound.
Although these JBL/Technics combo could have made me a systemphile.

The living room... kinda large (60m2)

http://img119.imageshack.us/img119/4939/main1pr0.th.jpg (http://img119.imageshack.us/my.php?image=main1pr0.jpg) http://img413.imageshack.us/img413/9310/main2tb2.th.jpg (http://img413.imageshack.us/my.php?image=main2tb2.jpg) http://img413.imageshack.us/img413/3346/main4ti7.th.jpg (http://img413.imageshack.us/my.php?image=main4ti7.jpg) http://img530.imageshack.us/img530/5971/main3pd8.th.jpg (http://img530.imageshack.us/my.php?image=main3pd8.jpg)

Technics SE-A3mk2 (http://www.thevintageknob.org/TECHNICS/SEA3MKIISUA4MKII/SEA3-more.html) Stereo DC Power Amplifier (http://adrian-kingston.com/SE-A3MK2.htm)
Technics SU-A4mk2 (http://www.thevintageknob.org/TECHNICS/SEA3MKIISUA4MKII/SUA4-more.html) Stereo DC Control Amplifier
Sony CDP-X707ES (http://www.thevintageknob.org/SONY/sonyes/CDPX707ES/CDPX707ES.html) CD player
Technics ST-G7 (http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=ja&u=http://www.niji.or.jp/home/k-nisi/st-g7.htm&sa=X&oi=translate&resnum=2&ct=result&prev=/search%3Fq%3DTechnics%2BST-G7%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26hs%3DMxH) Tuner
JBL 250Ti Jubilee (http://www.audioheritage.org/html/profiles/jbl/l250.htm) Speakers
Van den Hul Revolution Hybrid (http://www.vandenhul.com/p_C14.aspx) Speaker Cable in Bi-Wire configuration.
WBT-0644 Banana Plugs (http://www.wbt.de/uploads/tx_ttproducts/WBT-0644-gr_01.jpg) 8x bananas for Bi-Wire cable.
Van Den Hul Thunderline Hybrid (http://www.vandenhul.com/p_B54.aspx) Interconnects
Furutech FI-E11(G) (http://www.furutech.com/produ_2.asp?ProdNo=64) Power Connector for SE-A3mk2
Usher Audio 6 shelf solid Birch Rack (http://www.hiaudio.co.uk/UA/Rack.htm) Audio Component Rack
TERK AF-1 "Q" Amplified Stereo Antenna (http://www.universal-radio.com/catalog/mwant/3569.html) AM/FM Radio Antenna
Belkin SurgeMaster (http://images.belkin.com/F9S623de2M/FUL1_F9S623de2M.jpg) Surge Protector

My room...where i spend most my time. (~ 20m2).

http://img89.imageshack.us/img89/4536/page02oz3.th.jpg (http://img89.imageshack.us/my.php?image=page02oz3.jpg) http://img505.imageshack.us/img505/6529/room2vc5.th.jpg (http://img505.imageshack.us/my.php?image=room2vc5.jpg) http://img413.imageshack.us/img413/4364/room3vr3.th.jpg (http://img413.imageshack.us/my.php?image=room3vr3.jpg)

Technics SE-A5mk2 (http://adrian-kingston.com/SEA5.htm) Stereo DC Power Amplifier
Technics SU-A4mk2 (http://www.thevintageknob.org/TECHNICS/SEA3MKIISUA4MKII/SUA4-more.html) Stereo DC Control Amplifier
Sony CDP-X777ES (http://www.thevintageknob.org/SONY/sonyes/CDPX777ES/CDPX777ES.html) CD player
JBL Century Gold (http://www.lansingheritage.org/html/jbl/specs/home-speakers/1996-century-gold.htm) Speakers
Stereo-Link (http://www.stereo-link.com/Static/1200FAQ.html) External DAC
Monster USB Ultimate Performance (http://www.monstercable.com/productdisplay.asp?pin=1389) USB cable for DAC
Flatfeet (http://img294.imageshack.us/img294/6548/flatfeet2sj.jpg) Sorbothane supports (for DAC)
Technics SH-8075 (http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Faudio-heritage.sakura.ne.jp%2FTECHNICS%2Fetc%2Fsh-8075.html&langpair=ja%7Cen&hl=en&ie=UTF8) Stereo Graphic Equalizer
Van Den Hul Thunderline Hybrid (http://www.vandenhul.com/p_B54.aspx) Interconnects
Oehlbach Rattle Snake 6 (http://www.oehlbach.de/CMS/product-detail.php?sprache=en&artikelnummer=1086) Speaker Cable
Auralex MoPAD (http://www.auralex.com/sound_isolation_mopad/sound_isolation_mopad.asp) Speaker isolation pads (awesome result...try it)
Belkin SurgeMaster Gold Series (http://images.belkin.com/F9G726de3M-GRY/FUL1_F9G726de3M-GRY.jpg) Surge Protector
Furutech RD-1 CD/DVD Degausser (http://www.6moons.com/audioreviews/furutech/rd1.html) CD Degausser (more than 1500 original CDs deserve this maniacal move imho :p)

Portable System to listen to lossless FLACs:
Rio Karma (http://www.riovolution.com/karma.php) Digital Audio Player (still one of the best DAP's ever manufactured imho, maybe the best)
Sony MDR-CD3000 (http://ipastudio.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=10539&sort=1&cat=all&page=1) Headphones (employing same "Bio-cellulose" natural fiber diaphragm material made by bacteria called Acetobacter like its ultra-expensive brother Sony MDR-R10 (http://www.audioadvancements.com/headphones/sony.jpg))

Stereo-Link DAC may be replaced by Benchmark DAC1 USB (http://www.benchmarkmedia.com/dac1/photos/dac1-usb-black.jpg) simply because of its jitter handling ability thanks to the UltraLock clocking system.

I also wish to get a flat response from my system in my room (at least try) by using my Technics SH-8000 Audio Frequency Analyzer (http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=ja&u=http://audio-heritage.jp/TECHNICS/etc/sh-8000.html&sa=X&oi=translate&resnum=8&ct=result&prev=/search%3Fq%3DTechnics%2BSH-8000%26start%3D10%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26sa%3DN) and the 8075 equalizer since I hate the looks of acoustic materials.

Finally my desktop system... (hooked to my computer)

http://img530.imageshack.us/img530/8487/desktopov6.th.jpg (http://img530.imageshack.us/my.php?image=desktopov6.jpg)

Technics SA-007 (http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.maugoten.com%2F%7Ekum ayas%2Fpoor_audio%2FSA007%2FSA007.html&langpair=ja%7Cen&hl=en&ie=UTF8) Mini system (with optional SH-007E Equalizer)
Technics SB-M01 (http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=ja&u=http://audio-heritage.jp/TECHNICS/speaker/sb-m01.html&sa=X&oi=translate&resnum=9&ct=result&prev=/search%3Fq%3DTechnics%2BSB-M01%26start%3D40%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26sa%3DN) Speakers
Sony D-555 (http://www.enjoythemusic.com/magazine/equipment/0703/midmonth/bestportable.htm) Portable CD Player
Synergistic Research Decor Series (http://www.synergisticresearch.com/index.php?PageID=67) Speaker Cable
Monster Interlink 400 MkII (http://www.monstercable.com/productdisplay.asp?pin=135) Computer Audio Cable
Terk FM+ Stereo Antenna (http://www.audiovox.com/images/products_large/FM_z.jpg) FM Radio Antenna
Flatfeet (http://img294.imageshack.us/img294/6548/flatfeet2sj.jpg) Sorbothane supports (for Sony D-555)

Cute isn't it?... :)

As you see above I found "my sound" in the match of vintage Technics SE series gear combined with highest quality JBL speakers.
They are feast to my ears (and to my eyes, I'm simply in love with the aesthetics of those gigantic VU-Meters).

If I would like to try something different, I may change my room system with Luxman M-05/C-05 coupled with Yamaha NS-2000 speakers after i'm firmly convinced that they are indeed a better combination in sound terms.
Same thought goes with Sony MDR-R10 too...

Please feel free to write your comments and suggestions.

Greetings from Istanbul, Turkey.

JBL 4645
12-08-2007, 06:35 PM
Becoming more civilised in the past few years.

Initial JBL attempt 1979, recently restored

Formerly a Phase Flame Linear user..
Most recently Pass Labs X2.5 pre, Lavry Dac, Pass Labs X250.5, PS600, Custom active crossover,Marantz 6600 DVD, Kenwood KD 650 TT, Pass Pearl phono stage. FR cartridge.


http://www.audioheritage.org/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=24640&stc=1&d=1177452843

Dear lord Ian those JBL are partially parked on top of or near the CRT, how did you overcome difficulties with the (colour strain) that’s if any occurred.

By the way nice set-up I’ll have to peek though this thread never seen it before? And I’m a natural voyeur when it comes to a good JBL peek show, especially around the holiday times.:)

JBL 4645
12-08-2007, 06:47 PM
http://www.pal.pp.se/~nord/k2s9500thumbnail.jpg

http://www.pal.pp.se/~nord/aurora/nytt02.jpg
K2 s9500
TacT RCS 2.2x
Denon DCD-3000
NAD S200
NAD S200
NAD S200
JBL MPA1100
JBL SUB 1500
JBL SUB 1500
JBL SUB 1500
JBL SUB 1500
JBL SUB 1500
JBL SUB 1500
JBL SUB 1500
JBL SUB 1500
JBL SUB 1500
JBL SUB 1500
JBL SUB 1500
JBL SUB 1500
JBL SUB 1500
JBL SUB 1500
JBL SUB 1500

Home made cabling, rg62, rg59, supra ply
http://www.pal.pp.se/~nord/nn/hemmahosnn.jpg

http://www.pal.pp.se/~nord/nn/hemmahosnn2.jpg

http://www.pal.pp.se/~nord/nn/hemmahosnn3.jpg

http://www.pal.pp.se/~nord/aurora/nytt01.jpg


http://www.pal.pp.se/~nord/aurora/nytt03.jpg

http://www.pal.pp.se/~nord/jblsub1500/pic_216.jpg

http://www.pal.pp.se/~nord/jblsub1500/pic_192.jpg




http://www.pal.pp.se/~nord/projektaurora/prod/prod009.jpg


Oh my, that is a lot of customized cabs you’ve made there looks like you’re getting ready to play Terminator 3 with that awesome JBL artillery!

x16 JBL SUB 1500 The Empire Leicester square in London uses x16 JBL 4645C with just 20KW driving the sub bass channel or LFE.1.

LOL, Man, you’re crazy the roof tiles will fall off you’re house!

JBL 4645
12-08-2007, 06:59 PM
Some pictures of my system. All in a mess. This setup is only a test.

But picture 2 is my rear and one sub, 2245h,2226h,2446h,2380 but now i have 2382 there to.

Picture 4 is my old center 1 x 2226h+2446h+2382A. Now 2x2226h.

I will update my pictures soon.
http://www.audioheritage.org/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=20666&stc=1&d=1163960400
mats


I like the assorted costume made DIY JBL you’ve done there very nice indeed. The horn HF, look very nice and large. :applaud:

SEAWOLF97
12-17-2007, 03:36 PM
http://s231.photobucket.com/albums/ee76/seawolf97/?action=view&current=P1010013.flv

Rusnzha
12-17-2007, 03:53 PM
Nice setup! :applaud:How do the L166s and the Ohm Fs compare?

SEAWOLF97
12-17-2007, 04:48 PM
Nice setup! :applaud:How do the L166s and the Ohm Fs compare?

there is at least 1 err in the vid..."Hafler CD" is really Carver CD.

THAT IS A DANGEROUS QUESTION TO ANSWER ON THE jbl FORUM. The L-166's are very nice and for many many years I would have been overjoyed to have them for my mains.

BUT,,,the walsh F's are a different animal...I'm not really able to describe them to someone who cant hear them. there was a huge price difference between them and the JBL's...$4k vs $1k ?

L100 vs 4345 ??

see soundboys comments in ---->>>>

http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?p=185874&highlight=walsh#post185874

demon
04-14-2008, 02:56 PM
oh......kay
-i admit i didnt read the whole thread.
but i think that this is the right place to introduce myself:



hey there my fellow !JBL fanboys and -girls!!



my name is mikey, i currently am living in vienna, austria, and thats my rig:

1. amplification:
(im switching between those darlings)
-PIONEER SA 95oo
-SANSUI 9o9o
-KRELL KSA 1oo
(as well as a stack of other golden era receivers not in use)


2. the speakers
-JBL 441oA (oh so cool)
-JBL decade 26 (oh so sweet)
-INFINITY (is this allowed to say here?) kappa8 (oh so for sale)
-SONY ssg1 (oh well)
-SYSTYM systemdek 165 (my first ones...)

3.the rest
bunch of turntbles (reVox is crazy), a cd player and sony tape+tuner (es).
oh yeah and today i bought another headphone for homerecording, an
-AKG 271, wich is currently befriending my other one, the
-AKG 24o --both very sophisticatd and good looking (vintagelooking that is)
one is silver, the other is gold!



hey its not so bad. i can stop any time i want.


cheers
mikey

shacard
06-02-2008, 08:04 AM
Hi,

My first step in the JBL world :)

I've received a 4645c sub and a Crown Xti2000 two weeks ago to replace a Velodyne DD15. This DD was my second one but i got too many problems with it after 18 months of use : amplifier changed twice, woofer changed ... :spchless:

So i decided to find a new sub, at least as good as the DD15 but more reliable. After testing the SVS PB13 ultra (thanks to Lsound for the 45 days money-back guarantee :cool:), the JBL is the winner :applaud:

My configuration :
- Focal utopia Micro Be (x3), surround 907Be
- Chord SMP2000B
- Tag Mc Laren BP192
- 3DLab Dvd master as drive.

S.

SEAWOLF97
03-12-2009, 08:59 PM
first try

Fred Sanford
03-13-2009, 05:00 AM
first try

Interesting, thanks! :applaud:

It'd take me a month to document either my living room or studio system in that way, and I'd still forget connections. :blink:

je

hjames
03-13-2009, 06:04 AM
first try
Nice - is that VISIO?

SEAWOLF97
03-13-2009, 09:11 AM
Nice - is that VISIO?

nope , just a 30 day version of Edraw
http://www.shareup.com/EDraw-download-32344.html

DJXS.ee
03-13-2009, 11:42 PM
2 E50's
1 EC35
2 D123's
2 MRX 528's
2 MRX 525's
2 Mackie FR2800
1 DBX crossover
1 sony reciever
2 rockford fosgate 15" (orginally for car but...)
2 elemental designs 12"
2 18sounds dual 21" 21LW1400
1 Band & olufsen headphones
1 behringer Sl 3242FX-pro 32 channel mixer
2 stanton str8-150's
1 vestax 2 channel mixer
1 serato

SpeakerDog
03-17-2009, 06:32 PM
A lot of fancy gear here, I'm impressed. :jawdrop:

My listening room, speaks for itself. :o:

Rusnzha
03-18-2009, 12:06 AM
Got a 7.1 with:

Front -- JBL S412s
Center -- Infinity Beta C360
Sub -- JBL 2241
Side -- JBL S38s
Rear -- JBL S36AWs

Receiver -- HK7300
Sub Amp -- Hypex HS500
Player -- Sony/Modwright NS999ES
Processor -- Velodyne SMS-1
Lots of room treatment

Speakerdog -- That's a lot of electronics you got there. It's good to see another set of S412s out there. How are they doing for you.

SpeakerDog
03-18-2009, 05:56 AM
Thanks Rusnzha, it pales to your system.


I like the S412Ps, they've served me well, mostly at ear-bleed volume levels, for hours every day, for years (I actually forget when I got them new). Lately the sub amp's going out on one, though. You can see I don't fit the "Hi"-Fi profile but that's what I'm doing here, trying to find something that works for me at more sane levels. I'm growing up, and it's about time.

Mr. Widget
03-18-2009, 09:34 AM
You can see I don't fit the "Hi"-Fi profile but that's what I'm doing here...Sounds like you're in the right place. :D


...trying to find something that works for me at more sane levels. I'm growing up, and it's about time.Well, maybe not?

This is the sort of system most here seem to want:

Rusnzha
03-18-2009, 09:59 AM
Thanks Rusnzha, it pales to your system.


I like the S412Ps, they've served me well, mostly at ear-bleed volume levels, for hours every day, for years (I actually forget when I got them new). Lately the sub amp's going out on one, though. You can see I don't fit the "Hi"-Fi profile but that's what I'm doing here, trying to find something that works for me at more sane levels. I'm growing up, and it's about time.

They should sound good at comfortable listening levels, but it may depend on room treatment.

SpeakerDog
03-20-2009, 07:04 AM
This is the sort of system most here seem to want:That works, just gotta stand back a bit...way back. :yikes:



They should sound good at comfortable listening levels, but it may depend on room treatment.Yes, they do, just that I have a itchy volume knob finger, and they sound so darn good cranked up. Maybe a bit of source point issue at low volume levels; the tweets being so far from the woofers. I surely am not disappointed with them, and will continue to use them. Was disappointed to have missed getting those spare parts off that auction site awhile back...

Thank you gentlemen for the kind welcome. :cheers:

timc
03-20-2009, 01:56 PM
A lot of fancy gear here, I'm impressed. :jawdrop:

My listening room, speaks for itself. :o:


We took a pair of thoose speakers as trade inn in the shop where i used to work. Got to listen a bit to them. They sounded quite nice. :)


-Tim

jeenie67
03-21-2009, 08:53 AM
Living room system:
..One Harmon Kardon ST-5 with Rabco linear arm/Ortofon cartridge and an Oppo DV-980H disc player as the main sources now. Tascam 32 reel to reel for studio work and prolonged listening to multi-genres.
Conrad Johnson PV-7 preamp into Rane active crossovers.
Two Crown XLS 202's direct to the drivers which currently are still housed in their original Altec Lancing M-14 and M-15 cabinets.
Office system:
Marantz PMD 320 disc player and ST-46 tuner. Columbia mini console, all tube (6L6's), with record changer.
Carver "something" extension speakers.
Additional phonographs, turntables, and old radios as I choose to plug em' in... All tube!
:cool:

jeenie67
03-21-2009, 06:01 PM
....ya' wanna' go alves'??

Dylan
04-20-2009, 01:29 AM
Hi, new member here. I just recently lost my JBL virginity when I ran across a pair of beautiful blue 4301Bs in my girlfriend's dad's junk shed while looking for a nightstand. They had spent their entire lives in a TV studio until he rescued them from being thrown out recently. Anyway, he simply let me have them. :D

My modest system now consists of:

Speakers: JBL 4301B
Preamp: Improved Dynaco PAS-3
Power Amp: Magnavox AMP-185 chassis (2 channels of 6V6 push-pull), modified to AMP-175 circuit.
Turntable: Technics SL-1200MK2
CD: Grundig CD-903

I am impressed with these little guys. I can hardly imagine how good the bigger JBLs must sound, and I'm definitely keeping my eyes open for more!

Krunchy
04-20-2009, 08:07 AM
Good score Dylan, you're on your way :applaud:

JBL 4645
04-21-2009, 01:05 PM
Sounds like you're in the right place. :D

Well, maybe not?

This is the sort of system most here seem to want:

I can just imagine the splitting headache from that system afterwards followed by tinnitus! :D

jomina
05-01-2009, 06:54 PM
http://gallery.me.com/drplinque/100011/P1020823/web.jpg?ver=12412235260001

Sansui 907 integrated amp
Denon CDP
2 x Technics SL 10 linear tracking TTs
The Sansui has 2 discrete TT inputs, one of which is switchable. CD is attached to the aux input and the TV is attached to the Tuner input. It's an old amp, but the headroom to cope with the varying inputs.

http://gallery.me.com/drplinque/100011/P1030002/web.jpg?ver=12412235310001


Yamaha NS-1000X on high stands. The bookshelves behind the speakers make for very effective and quite tunable room damping.
Attached to the TV for both sound and vision are a Mac Mini, Oppo DVD, Wii and a VHS/DVD player. I use the TV's DAC to output to the amp at the other side of the room. There is an outboard DAC in the rack, but it isn't attached as it makes absolutely no difference whatsoever to the sound. The TV does a fine job for routing the various AV signals from that side of the room.

The speakers are bigger brothers of the NS-1000M. Essentially the same Be mid and treble drivers in a taller, wider and more massive cabinet (427mm wide × 695mm high × 335mm deep x 42kgs each), but with a very exotic 12" driver that features a longitudinally corrugated carbon-fibre woven cone and a Strontium magnet (!!!). The model is from circa 1984.

The speaker stands are JBL :applaud:

Titanium Dome
05-02-2009, 09:05 AM
Well, we have two things in common at least: Wii and Oppo. :)

I have a pair of JBL stands, too, but not like yours.

stephane RAME
05-02-2009, 09:52 AM
01-03-2005 - http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=38160&postcount=133
http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=38173&postcount=136
http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=38174&postcount=137
http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=38175&postcount=138
http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=201342&postcount=53


05-04-2005 - http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=5730


08-09-2006 - http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=11750


12-13-2007 - http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=19282


04-14-2008 - http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=20768


06-14-2008 - http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=21413


12-30-2008 - http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=23413


03-26-2009 - http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=245890&postcount=39


Stéphane :)

stephane RAME
06-07-2009, 10:21 AM
05-22-2009 - http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=25106

06-06-2009 - New amp DIY 845 SE - 2x28w - 6H9C, 6L6 and 845

Stéphane :):)

midlife
06-07-2009, 11:19 AM
I got some pretty decent stuff with no room to set it up, so it lives quietly in cardboard boxes...:blink:

analogikos
06-08-2009, 01:43 PM
Speakers :
Fostex FE206E BLH (DIY) (http://sarris.info/main/horn-speakers)
Power Amps :
SV811-3 DHT single Ended (DIY) (http://sarris.info/main/811a-single-ended-triode-power-amp)
807 Parallel SE (DIY) (http://sarris.info/main/807-single-ended-tube-amps)
SV6550 Push-Pull (DIY) (http://sarris.info/main/pushpull6550)
Trends TA-10.1
Pre-amp :
Conrad Johnson PV10-A
Turntable :
Rega Planar 3
Rega RB300 tonearm / GRADO F2+
CD player :
TEAC VRDS-9
RTR :
TEAC A-3300SX
Speaker Cables :
DIY telephone cables
Nordost Flatline Gold MKII

http://sarris.info/main/files/listening-room-700X.jpg

Rolf
06-09-2009, 12:27 PM
What is this? JBL forum?


Speakers :
Fostex FE206E BLH (DIY) (http://sarris.info/main/horn-speakers)
Power Amps :
SV811-3 DHT single Ended (DIY) (http://sarris.info/main/811a-single-ended-triode-power-amp)
807 Parallel SE (DIY) (http://sarris.info/main/807-single-ended-tube-amps)
SV6550 Push-Pull (DIY) (http://sarris.info/main/pushpull6550)
Trends TA-10.1
Pre-amp :
Conrad Johnson PV10-A
Turntable :
Rega Planar 3
Rega RB300 tonearm / GRADO F2+
CD player :
TEAC VRDS-9
RTR :
TEAC A-3300SX
Speaker Cables :
DIY telephone cables
Nordost Flatline Gold MKII

http://sarris.info/main/files/listening-room-700X.jpg

roadiemanchild
06-09-2009, 01:36 PM
JBL D 130 (LF)
Community Horn w/EV Drivers (Mid)
Heil Air Motion Transformer (HF)
Sony (CD)
Yamaha CR1020 (Pre-Amp):D
Tamaha P 2200 (Power Amp):D

analogikos
06-09-2009, 02:41 PM
What is this? JBL forum?

:( :banghead: Sorry I didn't notice that it has to do only with JBL !!!!:uhmmmm:

BMWCCA
06-09-2009, 07:06 PM
http://sarris.info (http://sarris.info/)I suppose it's not really commercial spam since I don't see anything for sale at your buddy's site, but you have managed in two posts to get in six links to his DIY site. That may explain why you're here. :hmm:

analogikos
06-10-2009, 12:12 AM
I suppose it's not really commercial spam since I don't see anything for sale at your buddy's site, but you have managed in two posts to get in six links to his DIY site. That may explain why you're here. :hmm:

The reason I m here is because I m considering to start building my first DIY 816VIX "clone" speaker, and I think this is the best place for info and help regarding Lansing projects.
ΟΚ maybe it is a little ungainly with the presentation of my DIY buildings.
I m sorry if I have offended someone. It wasn't in my intentions.
If there is a problem with the links a moderator could be remove them.:)

regards
costas sarris

boputnam
06-10-2009, 04:39 PM
What is this? JBL forum?Hi, Rolf...

Uh, no - this is not a JBL-specific area. This is the "Miscellaneous" area, where people describe their systems, and there is no requirement it have JBL anything. :)


Sorry I didn't notice that it has to do only with JBL !!!!No, you are correct. It does NOT have to be JBL here. Please carry on! :)


I suppose it's not really commercial spam since I don't see anything for sale at your buddy's site, but you have managed in two posts to get in six links to his DIY site. That may explain why you're here. :hmm:Hi, BMWCCA...

Uh, that Link is in his signature. So far, there is no rule against that. I don't see anything wrong.

I do see too many here too ready to pounce, but on what? :hmm:


The reason I m here is because I m considering to start building my first DIY 816VIX "clone" speaker, and I think this is the best place for info and help regarding Lansing projects.
ΟΚ maybe it is a little ungainly with the presentation of my DIY buildings.
I m sorry if I have offended someone. It wasn't in my intentions.
If there is a problem with the links a moderator could be remove them.:)

regards
costas sarrisCostas, you are certainly welcome and for all-I-know, have posted in the right forum to show your very unique system. Nothing needs be removed - nothing will.

Enjoy, and please, help us help you put some JBL into your work! :applaud:

Alfa Corse
06-18-2009, 02:39 PM
Speakers: Home made Gamma LA 1231 Alnico + Audax PR 170ZO + Fostex FT17H

Power amplifier: NAD 2200 Power envelope

Pre amp: NAD 1155

Tuner: NAD 4155

CD player: Sony XE530

Turntable: Technics SL-D202

analogikos
06-19-2009, 07:25 AM
Enjoy, and please, help us help you put some JBL into your work! :applaud:

Thanks Bo
I'm on this way ! :)

100T3
08-15-2009, 08:43 PM
Main system

Amplifier : Sansui AUD-11
Speakers-1 : JBL LX-600
Speakers-2 : Dynaco A-25

Other system

Amplifier : Sansui AUD-707
Speakers-1 : Marantz HD-660
Speakers-2 : Altec Lansing 1010

Brian DK
08-16-2009, 08:28 AM
Speakers : K2s9800
Amp : Krell Fpb 700cx
Pre : Krell KCT
Cd : Krel KPS 28c

41243

41244

hba2hba22
08-31-2009, 08:11 PM
Around 1980 I bought two Olympus speakers with the horn, tweeder, passive 15 inch and 15 inch. (c50 I think). I then bought a Pioneer receiver to drive. It was the SA 1980 Pioneer with 270 per channel (80 plus pound monster). Oh there is headroom.
To tell you the truth, I have never heard a system I have liked better. Just had the 15 inchers reconed and even sound better than before.

dwight8
08-31-2009, 11:41 PM
my system is, a denon avr-4806 rec. denon dvd-3800bdci. jbl s8 system left and right fronts velodyne d-18 sub, center channle klipsh rc-7 klipsh rf-7 rear left and right, back speakers klipsh in ceiling cdt5800-c.
all running in 7.1. i replaced a pair of klipsh lascalas with the jbls and god do they stomp!!! crisp and clean and so clear and loud.but my center speaker just cant keep up. thinking about using a jbl 4311 single for a center channle

loronknowlen
09-13-2009, 01:50 PM
The link on my forum signature will take you to my system which is a collection of vintage audio equipment.:)

whitese
09-13-2009, 02:09 PM
Nowadays....

Pilot SP-210 preamp, SA-232 (EL84) amp, SA-260 (EL34) amp, Raymon Koonce 6L6 amps, FA-680 amd 670 tuners, Micro Seiki D33 TT, McIntosh MCD-7009 cdp. Speakers: JBL L-96, EV12trxb, EV15trx.

T.Rex
09-14-2009, 10:39 AM
1.) JBL L300 Summit 1977

2.) Mark Levinson 380S Preamp

3.) Nakamichi ST-7 Tuner

4.) Nakamichi PA-7 Power Amp (200 watts)

5.) Meridian 508.24 CD Player

All components connected with Vampire C.C.C. interconnects with the Meridian 508.24 using balanced XLR. All housed in a Salamander Rack.

The sound is nothing short of fantastic.........the effortless ease that the L300's replicate music is astonishing.

ec1288
10-30-2009, 06:39 PM
I'm a DIY audio enthusiast seeking for common interest member.
ec1288 website publishes DIY HiFi Audio articles for the interests of the DIY audio enthusiast. Most of my projects are targetted on hard to find or expensive hi-end stuff. Reason being they are no longer in production or too costly to own them. If you really want to own them at a fraction of their retail price, you have to DIY.

Take at look at :- http://www.geocities.com/ec1288/

My systems are built from my DIY projects include Audio Note Ongaku amplifier, Pass Labs Aleph 5 amplifier, Altec Lansing A5 VOTT loudspeaker and Genesis ribbon and NHT 1259 loudspeaker.

With the closure of GeoCities, http://www.geocities.com/ec1288/ has moved to http://free-hosting.infodiv.com/geocities-ec1288/

moparfan
11-21-2010, 09:52 AM
5 - 4430s for surround duty (1 spare - One of my pair have eyehooks for suspension from the previous owner). Every one in a while one of my 4430s gets little scratchy - corrosion, dying capacitor? I don't know, I blast through with some high SPL and everything is good again.

Epik 18" dynasty powered subwoofer

Pioneer SC-25 receiver.

100" projection onto wall with a Viewsonic pro8100 1080p front projector

4 pairs of LSR32
2 pairs of LSR28p (for when I pick up a Integra pre/pro with balanced outs)
1 pair of lsr6328p
4 LSR12p subwoofers.

The LSRs are supposed to be the next iteration of the surround music system. Why do I have so many? I picked them up along the way for decent prices. It seems a lot of musicians who might use these in home systems are pressed for cash these days. crazedlist.org makes it easy to look for whatever jbls you're looking for.

That said, I have to stop.

Woofer
01-14-2011, 06:08 PM
OK, I'll try to be as descriptive as possible. :blink:

My system is very very big, and very very dirty. :o:

There. That should just about cover it. ;)

SEAWOLF97
06-04-2011, 08:13 PM
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systems
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minimalistic, but flexible

my home has...no living room TV..none of the bedrooms are slept in...

I have a somewhat different idea of usage from most....took the 14x24 family room and use it for master bedroom...has fireplace & sliding glass door and a bit quieter.

the living room is for talking or 2 channel stereo

the LR main system is in a large oak console..on top is a large (19inch screen) Sony laptop connected by Toslink to an Adcom DAC underneath it....there is also the big Denon DP-60L TT .

they both run to the BGW 203 preamp on the interior shelf , next down ...its on top of the power conditioner.

next shelf is a Sony ES* CD player and ES Minidisk deck

(*ES = Elevated Standard ..Sony's premium line.)

records below

in the hidden side is the BGW 750D amp (375wpc) , BGW 250D amp (125 wpc) , NAD receiver (40 wpc) , SRS unit and EQ

the SRS & EQ are on the EQ loop and disengaged easily

the 203 preamp has outputs to 2 amps ...1 line goes to the 750D and passes thru to the 250D ...the other line goes to the NAD and it pushes 2 M&K subs...the 750 runs the JBL 250ti's and the 250 runs the Ohm Walsh F's ....so can run JBL's OR Walsh's OR both from same source components

Also in the LR is second (or is it third ??) system of Denon DP-45F TT , Sony ES CD & Sony ES minidisk running to a Denon DRA-775 receiver and NO permanent speakers (Yammys are currently on the wires)

work area has Sony receiver , Kyocrea CD , Paradyme speakers

main computer has a good soundcard outputting to a Technics receiver running both JBL L100's in the foot wells and Sonance 2 ways from the ceiling....Technics TT also

on the bedroom systems ..they both share the AR90 towers,,,the HT side is a Denon AVR & DVD ...the center (JBL CL505),sub (JBL 10), rears (a/d/s) run directly to the amp...the fronts go to a switchbox ...(6 speaker pair and 2 amps, but only 1 set of speakers is connected) ..I switch the box in for the AR's to run HT and out for 2 channel to the AR's where it is fed by a 325 wpc (4 ohm) Adcom amp , Adcom preamp ..sourcing another Sony ES CD and minidisk and Pioneer TT ...there is also a stand alone CD to minidisk duplicator deck.

The main bath has an Advent 400 Mono FM receiver with the matching Advent speaker....there is AUX input so I can plug in the pod when taking a bath

for tunes in bed , I use the iPod touch and stream wireless Pandora , then thru a Teac amp to Sennheiser HD-580 headphones

on the bike its just an iPod nano and clip-on ear buds...

Flexible??? 2 different systems can use the AR90's and 2 different amps/speaker systems can use all the same source components.

I don’t even know whats all in storage ,there are AR-428ps amplified towers and a/d/s L-1290 towers in reserve....each is roughly an L-7 equivalent.

Woofer
06-04-2011, 10:33 PM
Well, all I can say is, if that's your place pictured in your avatar,
you need a BIGGER main system 'WOLFie! :hmm:

whitese
06-05-2011, 05:52 AM
My system morphed so many times, but I will describe what I have now with one piece of gear that steadfastly remains at the core: JBL L-96. All I needed to do was change the binding posts.

I will posts pictures soon...my system now is in North Bergen, NJ...

Amplification is a FujiTech (Monarchy Engineering)Luxman LX-33 EL34 Integrated amp with excellent phono and SS rectification.

51562
51563

McIntosh MCD-7009 CDP
Sansui TU-719 and Luxman T-110 tuners
Thorens TD-166 MKII turntable
Studer A-710 cassette player
Teac X-10R R2R

also in rotation:
Mcintosh MC-225 amp (7591 OT)
Tube Audio Labs phono kit with 6SL7 and 5AR4 rectification

lgvenable
06-05-2011, 04:31 PM
Integra DHC80.1,3x 4636LF, 2360-2446J 2404H,12 x 8340 Surrounds, 2 x4645B, BGW 250D's,250E's,& 750B's 16 amps...7600 watts

The sound system is a result of purchasing the older stereo equipment from the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry when they went IMAX, so my system is modeled after their theater from 1990 until 2007. All amps have been rebuilt by the manufacturer's or the capacitors have been replaced by me to NOS standards.;)

All that said, I've never had it louder than -8 dB; as otherwise it's too loud. Essentially this equipment was in a theater for 250 to 350 seats. One thing, in retirement I'm going to model the theater room like this one, which uses the sme equipment as me:

http://www.film-tech.com/warehouse/wareview.php?id=15&category=

Front End: Intregra 80.1

Subs: 2 x 4546C JBL Pro NOS
Sub Amp: BGW 750B bridged ~600W to 700 WPC 8 ohm into each sub
Backup Amps: AB Systems 2 x 821 bridged mono 600 WPC + 1 BGW 750C bridged mono

Front Speakers Left-Center-Right...each driven by a BGW 713A mono-tri-amp 500-250-250 8ohm
Amps were freshly rebuilt by Precision Electronics (AB International owner)
HF JBL2404H
MidDriver 2446J making a deal for 8 ohm diaphragms....;)
Mid Horn 2360
LF:2206H

Front Speakers High- left right driven by BGW 250E 105 WPC 8 ohm
JBL Control 28's

Surrounds.....all speakers driven by a separate bridged BGW 250D or 250E (250 WPC 8 ohm)

12 X JBL 8340 surrounds >> all have been reconed and as new (yes a little overkill)

DVD/CD Samsung BDC-6900
DVD/CD Sony BDP-360

WS LCD TV Samsung 9000 Series 240HZ so clear even Tombstone looks like a cartoon up close..incredible resolution

iMac 2TB 16GB firewire with M-audio Pro 610 interface
2 TB of music on 2 x 2 TB mirrored drives all at 320 kb/s (5800+ cd's)

SEAWOLF97
06-05-2011, 04:52 PM
Well, all I can say is, if that's your place pictured in your avatar,
you need a BIGGER main system 'WOLFie! :hmm:

the acoustics suck ...there is a hole in the roof and walls could use some work too , but the view of Athens (no, not Georgia) is fantastic...


Integra DHC80.1,3x 4636LF, 2360-2446J 2404H,12 x 8340 Surrounds, 2 x4645B, BGW 250D's,250E's,& 750B's 16 amps...7600 watts

The sound system is a result of purchasing the older stereo equipment from the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

WOW :bouncy: ....can we come over when you're done ???

lgvenable
06-05-2011, 07:59 PM
My wife didn't understand what - 8 dB means. But she does, so she's always ready to see where I've got the level at. Really typically we never go louder than -20 to -21 dB.:(

And it all got started by looking for 18" 2245H's my friend from the Museum had, he complained that no one wanted to pay shipping, I said "I'll take all 12, drove down from Milwaukee and went to south Chicago that evening; and a friendship was made.

Fortunately they went IMAX, and I picked up on all their BGW and AB Systems amps. Bob at Precision Electronic's (owner of AB International, AB Systems etc) had just done 7 x 713's for the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum this past November prior to renovating the three I have in January; so they have pretty good provenance. BTW I got l all their old JBL Pro drivers; and all thier NOS speakers as well (2445J/2446J, 2404H, 2202H, 2204H).

My wife had some doubt, but was sold over when she heard the system.;)

SEAWOLF97
08-02-2017, 04:34 PM
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I don't call or text much but do enjoy the camera ... it does fine panos. (but waayyy reduced in size/quality for this site)

Here are my 3 living rooms systems.
JBL's to the left
ESS's sitting on chairs
OHM F2's to the right.

:)

whitese
08-02-2017, 05:11 PM
Wow, resurrected thread....my system still morphs.
Now amplification is a Spectron KW 1, source is a Lexicon RT10, speakers Cabasse Galion IV.777257772677726

badman
08-04-2017, 01:01 PM
Sources:

Linn LP12 w/Dynavector 17d2
Squeezebox touch (streaming SPDIF to pre/pro) playing my flac library
Smart TV features for streaming (Vizio M series)
Sony PS4 Pro (DVD/BluRay)

Pre/Pro: McIntosh MX-121

Amps:
Hypex NCore Monoblocks (DIY assembly but NCore is only available as finished boards)
Dayton SA1000 sub amp

Speakers:
Front- 4.5 cu ft vented cabs with BD15 woofers, QSC-style waveguide with tymphany 1" compression drivers (it's a hell of a smooth combo)
Rear- Occam Audio MTM4
Sub- 4x12" in 10cu ft, dual push-pull manifolds, sealed

Display- 50" Vizio M-Series 4k



Speakers get played with pretty frequently, so a week from now the fronts may be dual 12" subs per side (NHT) with diy bipole/dipole waveguide coax system (JBL 328CT w/waveguide baffles, front and rear firing, open sides)

alpina
07-06-2018, 01:56 PM
Hello from Spain ... I see this forum and there are great systems that I would like ... but I do not have space for some big boxes that I would like. Here I leave my main system because the other is not composed of jbl devices but the industry of the BBC.https://fotos.subefotos.com/e1312f5544747f6f1a3ff3fb2a027f57o.jpg
https://fotos.subefotos.com/3c6e0b5204800f904c0596e1d36b51e3o.jpg

scootersage
03-08-2020, 07:36 AM
I still use the equipment that I bought in 1971 with a upgrade in 1975. Started with a Sansui 7000 receiver, sr4050c turntable and two sets of s109 speakers. I changed receivers in 75 an got a Rotel ra 1412 amp and rt 1024 tuner. Speakers have been reconed twice in that time. I did add a Paradigm sub to the mix a number of years ago. I use them daily and have all these years.