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    I agree; chip amps have come a long way. I would...

    I agree; chip amps have come a long way. I would just caution the noise that most are capable of, and suggest dealing with the RF/EMI the best you can. My class D's were noisy at first.

    Pass...
  2. Thread: Capacitors...

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    Not only has the DEQX been around for a while...

    Not only has the DEQX been around for a while now, so has the 4345. I can't speak of the early versions, but I certainly like the latest software.



    Oh come on Ian! really?
    You should...
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    I think the DEQX is King.

    Thanks to Widget for his suggestions- I am experiencing the best I have ever heard (in my own home).

    Clark,

    You might be delighted to know- the 4345's still sound like 4345's even with...
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    :baby: I certainly like them. Personally, I...

    :baby:

    I certainly like them. Personally, I think they are very good for my system and music. I also think they are priced well considering what they do. I am trying to put together a biased...
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    What a heap! Hey Susan, I find it...

    What a heap!

    Hey Susan,

    I find it fascinating how one could be so audacious as to suggest that if someone is enjoying a particular component (or capacitor) that doesn't meet your personal...
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    Hi Ian, I'm curious if you have ever...

    Hi Ian,

    I'm curious if you have ever experimented with Multicaps. EveAnna at Manley suggested I try some. David bought a huge supply of them years ago and they used them ever since in ALL of...
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    I love the charm of flea powered amps using the...

    I love the charm of flea powered amps using the 2a3 and 300B- especially on the human voice and stringed instruments. I also like el84 based amps of diminished output. Many have beautiful voicing and...
  8. Thread: Driver protection?

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    This answer had me re-reading the manual and it...

    This answer had me re-reading the manual and it turns out my active crossover does indeed have a good measure of built-in protection. Thank you! I can even program notch filters. This is going to be...
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    Flat?

    I have measured my room with an RTA and my system wasn't flat. I compensated with para EQ and it didn't sound quite right. I had a hearing test done and now I use an EQ setting that compensates for...
  10. Thread: Driver protection?

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    Driver protection?

    When running an active crossover- It has been suggested that I place a cap on the terminals of the drivers for protection. I understand the need for this but I do not understand how to calculate the...
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    I'm sure many here can comment further, but as I...

    I'm sure many here can comment further, but as I understand it, coupling can certainly increase the overall LF response. Most monitors are designed to take advantage of this since they are often...
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    Hi Gary, No, it would not be a waste of time...

    Hi Gary,

    No, it would not be a waste of time to try putting your turntable there. What's the cost? Probably nothing. No harm there. ;)

    I cannot express how satisfied I was when I first put my...
  13. Thread: matt black paint.

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    Not sure if this will match your baffles, but...

    Not sure if this will match your baffles, but anyone wanting to touch up the black found on a myriad of JBL components- Rustoleum's SATIN spray can in #7777 Black is almost a dead ringer. Use the...
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    quote=Titanium Dome;169024]It's a two-way...

    quote=Titanium Dome;169024]It's a two-way street.[/quote]

    Yes, very much so.

    A few years ago, I watched a friend of mine get a tattoo. He sits in the chair and the artist goes to work. Nearly...
  15. Thread: 4345's Vs 4435's

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    Yes, it would! Or start all over. Imagine a...

    Yes, it would! Or start all over. Imagine a simple LE14H1/3, a 2122H, and a Raven R1 in a fully active 3way. Use a DEQX to sort it out. Stand back. :cool:
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    So it seems the biggest concern is when...

    So it seems the biggest concern is when information is exploited for profit. Am I correct? I have trouble with that one. I can find the construction plans for various models free of charge on this...
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    :blink: :blink: Sounds like some mighty fine...

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    Sounds like some mighty fine lovin'!!


    Seriously,

    Excellent monitors! You did very, very well. They will only appreciate. I'm sure you will nurse them back proper. Fine...
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    Ken,

    I just finished reading this thread and I must say- there are a heap of people that would lay in the street for what you have at this very moment. Yes, it is certainly a step down from what you had,...
  19. Thread: 4345 Monitors

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    In black...amazing.

    http://audioheritage.org/vbulletin/images/icons/icon14.gifThat, sir, is the most beautiful thing I have seen in all of these DIY projects to date. The black really classes up an already classy...
  20. Thread: manley vtl mb250

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    VTL makes a wonderful amp- reliable, dynamic, and...

    VTL makes a wonderful amp- reliable, dynamic, and engaging (so I have heard). While I have never owned one, I can say that many people prefer the VTL amps that were part of the Manley legacy....
  21. Thread: nice monitors

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    Jeff Buckley...(among others).

    Jeff Buckley...(among others).
  22. Thread: KLH and JBL

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    Ah, yes- XLH. Typo. Thank you. ;) Only one...

    Ah, yes- XLH. Typo. Thank you. ;)

    Only one previous post mentions the XLH 1812. Just curious if anyone knows more about them..
  23. Thread: KLH and JBL

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    KLH and JBL

    http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue24/images/sp-b-1-s.jpghttp://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue24/images/sp-b-2-s.jpg




    XLH Ref 1812
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    Richluv, Yes, do stay with the original...

    Richluv,

    Yes, do stay with the original design. You would have to retune the cabinet, etc...

    Get aquianted with the original, intended design. My test run was thumbs up.
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    Net volume of the 4345 is 9 cubic ft. ...

    Net volume of the 4345 is 9 cubic ft.

    Recommended enclosure guide for the 2245 is 10 cubic feet.

    Ahh, if only they made them bigger...
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