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    Exactly how long ago did Bose repair this amp? ...

    Exactly how long ago did Bose repair this amp? They do have a following and you can find more discussions about them over at Audiokarma.org in the Solid State section.

    Given that this was not a...
  2. Thread: Lsr2328p

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    Do you mean the LSR 6328? Here's a quick review...

    Do you mean the LSR 6328? Here's a quick review with a picture: http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/may05/articles/jbllsr.htm

    Always wanted a set but have discovered the large format drivers...
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    Nice Citation gear, I'm sure. Which ones and...

    Nice Citation gear, I'm sure. Which ones and have they been rebuilt?

    Cheers,

    David
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    You _will_ hurt your foot - I speak from...

    You _will_ hurt your foot - I speak from experience. You will, however, have a nice recovery listening to it with your leg in the air.

    Cheers,

    David
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    Yep, them's the Big Burtha Butt of tweeters, fo...

    Yep, them's the Big Burtha Butt of tweeters, fo sho!

    Cheers,

    David
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    I've had the 4675s with the 3160 crossover. It...

    I've had the 4675s with the 3160 crossover. It is important to note that the horns require the equalization network, enabled by S1 in the schematic of the 3160, to work properly.

    You can...
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    Here we go again.....

    It appears that the current holder of the Altec Lansing brand has sold it off to yet another buyout artist (IMHO, that is). This link comes from the Santa Cruz Sentinel where Plantronics, the...
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    Collorary to Murphy's Law: The Law of Selective...

    Collorary to Murphy's Law: The Law of Selective Gravitation

    "A screw will fall into the least accessible area."


    BTW, that's good to see you in action, Bob. That's the job I imagined I...
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    Adding to Bob's awesome installation, here's a...

    Adding to Bob's awesome installation, here's a small pic of the innards of the cabinets for the 1st generation.

    You can see the 'baffle' of insulation fitted between the 2 cutouts. It is about...
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    I had one of those 408s back in the 70s and used...

    I had one of those 408s back in the 70s and used it for quite a while with a Mac MX-110 back then. It was quite nice when working. They were designed to be 'energized' all the time and, when...
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    Used to own a house in Capitola and work in the...

    Used to own a house in Capitola and work in the valley - 20 years with HP and now retired from there. I still go back and house-sit for folks I keep up with.

    For Lyle Lovette, I had a good seat...
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    I recently saw Lyle Lovett and his Large Band at...

    I recently saw Lyle Lovett and his Large Band at Mountain Winery in Saratoga (San Jose), CA with JBL arrays in use there.

    The sound was excellent, not overbearing and quite clear and comfortable...
  13. Thread: Jbl 2445j

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    Depending on the size of your room, I'd invest in...

    Depending on the size of your room, I'd invest in quality, low-wattage amps especially for the horns. We're not talking about a lot of power required to get it plenty loud. Also, the amp for the...
  14. Thread: Jbl 2445j

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    OK, that helps. Here's your problem: If you want...

    OK, that helps. Here's your problem: If you want to use only 2 channels of amplification, you're looking at a passive crossover. Building one scratch-built to use the JBL horn/drivers will be heading...
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    Yes, I was referring to the felt. Frankly, I've...

    Yes, I was referring to the felt. Frankly, I've never peeked around back of it so made an assumption. Thanks for keeping it straight.

    Cheers,

    David
  16. Thread: Jbl 2445j

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    This model has the CD equalization switch on both...

    This model has the CD equalization switch on both channels. See page 6 of your owner's manual for the details. According to it, 12db boost is provided for this model and is fixed. This might be a...
  17. Thread: Jbl 2445j

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    What I meant was Constant Directivity horns. For...

    What I meant was Constant Directivity horns. For an inexpensive and flexible entry into the use of the drivers and the horns, I'd suggest an electronic crossover with the CD equalization built into...
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    Be aware, though, that the cone's spider must be...

    Be aware, though, that the cone's spider must be removed in order to mount the horn. The inner circumference of the spider is attached to that large circle where the screws go through the base of...
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    I've used the same setup with good results in a...

    I've used the same setup with good results in a home setting. I'd first ask why the 'phrams are blown before embarking on what to do about replacements. Can you tell us more about your...
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    Further to Grumpy's post, you might consider an...

    Further to Grumpy's post, you might consider an electronic crossover. With it, you can then adjust the crossover points, delay and levels until you get what you like then you can make a passive...
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    Further to Jcrobsco's observations.... I'd...

    Further to Jcrobsco's observations....

    I'd suggest using a well-restored Altec 604 to listen to the audio of an old projector will allow you to hear back into the projector and to the audio track...
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    If you are looking, I have a set of 800W woofers...

    If you are looking, I have a set of 800W woofers that are not being used. PM's are appropriate.

    Cheers,

    David
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    Harvey, you ain't goin' to no old folks home with...

    Harvey, you ain't goin' to no old folks home with wit like that.....

    Glad to have your insights here, too. It keeps us all sane.

    Cheers,

    David
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    I had a friend purchase a really nice set of M19s...

    I had a friend purchase a really nice set of M19s from a local flipper. He complained that they didn't sound good with many of the same observations as our OP.

    True enough, a recone of both...
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    Have had 4425s and ESL63s.....observations on...

    Have had 4425s and ESL63s.....observations on differences in JBLs vs ESL's:

    - ESLs: Laid back, sonic image appears to come from behind the speaker by design. Will perform to the quality of the...
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