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    L-15's monitor equivalent model?

    I have a pair of 2-way Jbl L-15's and would like to know what the model number of the monitor equivalent is? 4401...4402, some thing else??? thanks
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    Cntrl, 1 reads 3.3ohms at rear posts?

    Got a pair of what I believe is gen 1, Control 1's. I put an ohm meter on the rear signal in posts and I get 3.3ohms. I think these are rated 8 ohms, but I am aware certain models were 4. What...
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    New Control One ??

    I had an early pair (first or second gen) of JBL's Control 1 speakers and liked them a lot. Harmon now offers a new Control One, with the same specs (and appearance) as the earlier model; ie. 8 ohm,...
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    The higher I get them off the floor the less...

    The higher I get them off the floor the less boomy the bass sounds. Can I place them vertically, having the woofer on the top with 1 foot high cabinet risers?
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    I got them in vg/excl condition for $300 (non...

    I got them in vg/excl condition for $300 (non original grille material), shoulda flipped 'em and got 112's or another pair of Horizons. I got a hard head and a bit of work to re-install the original...
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    It helped, "sorta"

    Wasn't really satisfied with my Century L100's sound, sooo...I pulled the original xovers and replaced them with N50's (from L50's). It has gotten better, but the lf driver seems even boomier than...
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    The crossovers in the Century's are not very...

    The crossovers in the Century's are not very good, they almost full range each driver. There are expensive aftermarket xovers some have used to improve the 100's sound and the L50 xovers are said to...
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    Did I put this in the wrong section?

    Did I put this in the wrong section?
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    L50 xover in Century 100

    I'm going to install L50 crossovers in a pair of Century 100's. I thought I read somewhere that one of the drivers is "reverse" polarity or maybe its the L50 crossover? Haven't been inside the...
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    I tried to resolder in such a way as to provide...

    I tried to resolder in such a way as to provide as much slack as possible, but the leeds are now shorter than they should be, probably limiting cone travel somewhat. The speakers are for a small...
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    L15 lf driver issue

    The wires (look like braided tinsel leeds) that come from the voice coil or drivers' center keep braking off of the tabs. The tabs, lugs, connectors or whatever their proper term is the ones that...
  12. Thread: Speaker Safari

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    "speaker placement is critical", no wonder mine...

    "speaker placement is critical", no wonder mine never sound right
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    Plugged a Soundcraftsman EQ into the system and...

    Plugged a Soundcraftsman EQ into the system and with a little fader tweaking the Centuries sound much better, quite listenable :)
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    Yes I did drift off the original topic a...

    Yes I did drift off the original topic a bit...anywho these Century's are very very clean, I really would like to plug in a more suitable JBL 3way xover and see if this could be a nice system but...
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    So I got 'em, (excellent shape, $250) the Century...

    So I got 'em, (excellent shape, $250) the Century 100's and read alot about the various reasons why they won't sound good (xover, driver array) and yep they don't sound as good as my other JBL's. ...
  16. Get some low height tilt back risers, turn the...

    Get some low height tilt back risers, turn the speakers upside down (woofers up), pot down the mid a little, pot up the tweeters a bit more....voila :applaud:
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    Who makes the $212 xovers and will they make the...

    Who makes the $212 xovers and will they make the Centurys perform? I have both L166's and 96's which I like but for me the 166's are amazing.
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    Well I "need" another pair of 3ways and my...

    Well I "need" another pair of 3ways and my preferred choices L166, L150, L112, 4410/4412 are now much to expensive. So I found a very minty pair of Century 100's for $250...what to do? Anybody ever...
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    Wonder if 4311 xovers might help a Centurys'...

    Wonder if 4311 xovers might help a Centurys' sound. Or maybe there is a tried and true xover mod or replacement that does in fact "fix" the Centurys' xover issue?
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    hmmm; thought the L36's could be considered "good...

    hmmm; thought the L36's could be considered "good time Charlie" but your experience has the 4410's blowing them away. My listening experience might not lend itself to a melody by Dr. Debakey, or I...
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    4410's; anybody like 'em

    4410's how do they sound? If compared to L96 or L36...any thoughts. Are the 4410's a desireable speaker known to perform well?
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    mission accomplished, voice coil leed broke away...

    mission accomplished, voice coil leed broke away from tab, couldn't be seen until I pulled on it with tweezers. Listening to Bonnie Raitt, all good. thanks
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    The leads coming from the plug in tabs did not...

    The leads coming from the plug in tabs did not appear to be soldered very well, so those I resoldered. It did not render them stiff as to restrict cone movement. Put it all back together and the...
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    It broke

    One of my bookshelf L15's dropped the low frequencies. Took the lf driver out and resoldered the vc wires to the tabs, hooked it backup and it sounded perfect for about 30 seconds...wth, and I don't...
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    Swapping tweeters

    I've had success swapping 034's out for 033's and 035t's, do these have similar efficiency ratings? And do 044's also have similar efficiency and frequency range? Ohm ratings also? thanks; happy...
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