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    Any speaker is best driven by an amp with an...

    Any speaker is best driven by an amp with an output impedance as low as possible to get maximum control on the bass driver. Current source amplifiers, which means high output impedance, is BS. The...
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    Due to several reasons Facebook needs to be avoided imho. So, what did you do, please? Is it a C8R2235 recone into a E140 basket?

    T.i.a.!
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    Hi Ian, yes, in some studio monitor rooms even...

    Hi Ian,

    yes, in some studio monitor rooms even the heavy 4430's were installed hanging upside down from the ceiling and tilted to have the midpoint of both drivers on the listening axes. Otherwise...
  4. Who knows? The spider also might be of some...

    Who knows? The spider also might be of some impact on the TS parameters.

    Btw, as the total mass contributes by it's square root to Fs, adding just the mass ring needs some recalculation, using the...
  5. Yes, Frank Zappa not only was one of the greatest...

    Yes, Frank Zappa not only was one of the greatest musicians of the 20th century, he also was a great, competent storyteller. Listen to the Don't Eat Yellow Snow suite from the follow-up album...
  6. You're right, man! I've got the very same album...

    You're right, man! I've got the very same album :applaud:.

    Best regards!
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    You're right in case of no significant AC voltage...

    You're right in case of no significant AC voltage over the capacitor. Anyway, in xovers and other filters there's signal beyond (at a LP) or below (in a LP) the roll off frequency whose amplitude may...
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    Hi Ian, sorry, didn't find anything related to...

    Hi Ian,

    sorry, didn't find anything related to charge coupling at WIMA's German language website. Did you probably refer to this article? Well, neither dielectric absorption nor residual charging...
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    Hi Dave, well, both my knowledge and my...

    Hi Dave,

    well, both my knowledge and my attitude are scientifically based. Both science and good engineering practice tell that, in contradiction to polarized electrolytics, film foil or metalized...
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    Hi Dave, a loose battery connector in a charge...

    Hi Dave,

    a loose battery connector in a charge coupled xover won't result in a complete cutoff of the relevant driver. In fact, I'm quite convinced you won't notice it at all.

    The reason is...
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    Well, my considerations were the following: A L...

    Well, my considerations were the following: A L pad basically consists of two rheostats that are being actuated simultaneously. The 1st one measures 8 ohms, is in series with the driver (between...
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    May I ask which L pads you used as the high...

    May I ask which L pads you used as the high frequency bypass rheostat? I've often read that a common 8 ohms L pad can be used in this service, but after thinking about it very thoroughly I came to...
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    Thanks for the compliments :)! Anyway, as I...

    Thanks for the compliments :)!

    Anyway, as I wrote above, there are no oil capacitors at all. All of them are polypropylene, most probably the best dielectric known today, scientfically spoken....
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    Flamenco Rock

    Here's an album of a lesser known, short-lived band, who called their music Flamenco Rock. It's Carmen's 1973 debut, produced by Davie Bowie and T. Rex producer Tony Visconti.

    After their...
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    Agreed. Inga Rumpf always has been one of the...

    Agreed. Inga Rumpf always has been one of the most prominent female voices in the German rock and blues history.

    Best regards!
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    Dave, may I show you my own networks for a...

    Dave,

    may I show you my own networks for a 4430 clone project that I built two and a half years ago:

    http://www.audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?41694-My-4430-project&highlight=

    As...
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    Maybe you'd better have listened to Lee's 1974 In...

    Maybe you'd better have listened to Lee's 1974 In Flight album, especially to Freedom For the Stallion with that wonderful sax solo by Mel Collins?

    Best regards!
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    Thanks a lot for this useful information, EarlK ...

    Thanks a lot for this useful information, EarlK :applaud:!

    What I still don't get is why the higher 1.35 T flux of the E baskets only affects the mids if reconed with a, say, C8R2235. I would...
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    So sad. R.I.P. Seawolf, and all of my condolences...

    So sad. R.I.P. Seawolf, and all of my condolences to his family and friends!

    Best regards!
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    Hi EarlK, you say that the E series ferrite...

    Hi EarlK,

    you say that the E series ferrite magnets are 1/8" thicker than the 2225/2235/2234 magnets. This is what I've learned in this forum for several times. Do you also know how thick both are...
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    Yes, the 1970ies indeed were a Renaissance...

    Yes, the 1970ies indeed were a Renaissance period:

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    They were the 1st band to perform three consecutive sold-out shows at the Carnegie Hall in June, 1975.

    Best regards!
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    Gentle Giant

    Well, surely GG were one of my favourite bands of the 1970ies. Due to their challeging first albums their following remained modest. Despite their efforts to »americanize«, i.e. simplify, their...
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    Wikipedia says: Roland Kerridge - drum...

    Wikipedia says: Roland Kerridge - drum programming. So no real drummer involved.

    Best regards!
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    As if it weren't enough that JBL had turned the...

    As if it weren't enough that JBL had turned the usual color-to-polarity convention upside down...:crying:

    Best regards!
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    I don't know this album, but from other things...

    I don't know this album, but from other things Santana did later on I suspect it isn't. Am I right in assuming it's just heavily polished pop, adressed to the big American mass market?

    Best...
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