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    Yes, I would have liked to dive deeper on many...

    Yes, I would have liked to dive deeper on many points raised but it was also nice to hear from Greg after several years. I was fortunate to speak with him at the get-togethers hosted by Titanium Dome...
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    OK, now, if you watch the camera pan the side...

    OK, now, if you watch the camera pan the side wall you will see a woofer looking back at you from within the fireplace. Better use for a fireplace in So. Cal, I suppose.
  3. Hell, there's so much vocal music in English out...

    Hell, there's so much vocal music in English out there I listen to but don't understand. Sometimes because I can't understand the words, or sometimes even when I understand the words but not what...
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    Uh, oh. Believing what "it" may mean, take good...

    Uh, oh. Believing what "it" may mean, take good care, Ian.
  5. When hooking up the factory crossover wiring...

    When hooking up the factory crossover wiring follow the usual connection protocol with the solid-colored wire (green, white, yellow, red as appropriate) to the red terminal of each driver. The black...
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    This kind or perspective on past...

    This kind or perspective on past production/marketplace dynamics is pretty darned nuanced. Likely this may be one path where you are on your own with finding answers.
  7. Thread: Sometimes

    by DavidF
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    Remember Level 42 but never before had I looked...

    Remember Level 42 but never before had I looked into the band and its members. Interesting bass-play style. I imagine a bass amp with a lot of band width would be needed to preserve "slap and pop".
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    Erse Audio- looks like this resource is gone

    A comment on another forum (GR Research @ AudioCircle) mentioned that Erse Audio Inc outside Cleveland has closed down. I have sourced both air-core and laminate-core inductors from them for many...
  9. Thread: RIP Seawolf

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    A loss to many, I am sure. He liked to keep...

    A loss to many, I am sure. He liked to keep things honest and grounded. A worthy member to this group.

    Thank you Widget for noticing his absence and reaching out to learn this sad news.
  10. I tended to give Julian Hirsch his due...

    I tended to give Julian Hirsch his due considering his role a tech reviewer, not focused primarily on sound quality. You could counter that good specs don't necessarily lead to good sound, sure....
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    We find John here in an advert for Dolby circa...

    We find John here in an advert for Dolby circa 1970.

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  12. I share the reserved first-look thinking on this...

    I share the reserved first-look thinking on this piece but if it can pry some folks away from the bluetooth earbuds to actually investing in some worthy speakers and a chair in their space filled...
  13. JBL joins the retro-look electronics bandwagon

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    Source: https://www.whathifi.com/news/jbl-sa750-is-a-modern-retro-class-g-amplifier-with-streaming?fbclid=IwAR2IpGXINjaDoiciKNy97lD_TDF-DkuIZXIZdn4qgiOIdNHFjycINJem1rI
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    If the stock crossover remains unaltered, the...

    If the stock crossover remains unaltered, the woofer-green and the mid-white connect to driver red terminal. The LE-25 tweeter should have quick-connect terminals and the red wire from the crossover...
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    Very good idea to listen in your own room. The...

    Very good idea to listen in your own room. The only disadvantage in the aural presentation I noted was some amount of stratification of sound top to bottom. In other words, the image may vary a bit...
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    Very nice craftsmanship. Did yourself proud!

    Very nice craftsmanship. Did yourself proud!
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    I sure do like those woofers. They are very...

    I sure do like those woofers. They are very tuneful and don't shy away from a little added gain once in a while.
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    A hybrid of Option 2 & 3 would be more of...

    A hybrid of Option 2 & 3 would be more of interest to me. A unit configured as with Option 1 would compete as just another Ashley or Rane competitor, albeit with much better component parts. May be...
  19. Thread: LE5-12 Polarity

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    JBL models of this era (generally) wired the leg...

    JBL models of this era (generally) wired the leg from the crossover to the drivers in a consistent configuration. The solid wire to the driver connected to the positive terminal of the driver, the...
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    You have to choose one woofer for optimizing the...

    You have to choose one woofer for optimizing the enclosure size and tuning.

    So, you get one woofer operating in an optimized environment that may not work well for the other woofer.

    You will...
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    The reference to 4335 is a typo. The 2-way 4331...

    The reference to 4335 is a typo. The 2-way 4331 and 3-way 4333, along with the 4315, are models Greg was associated
    with early in his tenure.
  22. The Sovereign isn't likely to be in many folk's...

    The Sovereign isn't likely to be in many folk's listening experience making it difficult to comment appropriately.

    I am no different. The Sovereign by reputation was meant to offer up just about...
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    I hesitate to go down the driver polarity path on...

    I hesitate to go down the driver polarity path on this but should add some background on your situation.

    Agree that the terminals, male and female, on the mid driver are reversed according to the...
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    I have to think this a modest understatement!...

    I have to think this a modest understatement! Exciting endeavor none the less.
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    A hammer on the turntable? You mean folks in...

    A hammer on the turntable?

    You mean folks in the day could figure out that this was just ad copy for effect and you don't have to provide all sorts of warnings and disclaimers in tiny print?
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