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    JBL 4412 + Yamaha MX-2 = 2Bad ?

    Hello .

    I have Yamaha CX-2 and Yamaha MX-2 and speakers are JBL 4412.
    When I play music low it is allright , but when I am playing loud ( not clipping)
    the sound get screeming.. ?
    With my old speakers , a pair of Jamo , cheap danish speakers, it was not screeming ? Is MX-2 a bad amplifier or is JBL4412 a bad speaker ?
    Anybody seen a rewiev of MX-2 ? I only can find one rewiev (Audiorewiev).
    Is it just a bad combination of speaker and amplifier I got ?..What to do ?

    Best Regards from Denmark.

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    It would be hard to call the 4412 a "bad" monitor since it is one of JBL's most well regarded 12" 3-way designs.

    Not sure exactly what you mean by screaming though... the 4412 is very neutral and transparent. It's response is pretty much flat under a number of load scenarios.

    I'd say it's the amp, but that's just me. More info?

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    It sounds like the yamaha MX-2 have a hard time. Is 4412 a hard speaker for the amplifier? Impedance ans so on ?
    Where can I see how 4412 is doing on impedance over the hole freqence ?
    Hope you understand and sorry my bad english.


    Fritz

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    It's available on the JBL Pro website:

    http://www.jblpro.com/pub/obsolete/4412.pdf

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    When I look at that curves it look for me, as 4412 is very hard to the amplifier .Is that correct ?
    Thank you for all the help..I need it..

    Fritz

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    Not particularly, no. I've never heard of anyone having difficulty running 4412's.

    [Though I do vaguely recall it being mentioned before.]

    Try 'em on a different amp, maybe....

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