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    A Plea for Michael Borresen

    As an owner of, what I think is, one of the best speakers in the world. I have a request.

    Please put some kind of way to adjust the Bass output on the D3 !!!! If you did this one thing, I believe it would make the D3 as close to perfect as anything can be.

    In American houses we have a larger room,and need to play our music at higher levels than in Europe. As we increase the volume levels, the bass tends to become a little too much.
    This is a real problem, it is not in our heads, ask any owner of D3's about the difficulty of bass integration with our rooms.

    I've owned speakers,such as the Revel Salon 2, that offer bass adjustment. This is a great tool for room integration. If they can do it, I know you can. You're a very talented engineer.

    I would gladly ship my speakers to you if you offer a solution to this problem.

    That being said, I still love these speakers,and plan to keep them long into retirement. But when you're this close to perfect, why stop there ??

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    Re: A Plea for Michael Borresen

    You can get a pre-amp with bass adjustment. I'm sure glad my Summit Xs have bass adjustments. It definitely helps in perfecting the integration of the bass!
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    Re: A Plea for Michael Borresen

    George - what about the Pass XVR-1 for this application?


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    Re: A Plea for Michael Borresen

    If the speaker had the bass adjustment, i wouldn't have to change anything.

    That's my point.
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    Re: A Plea for Michael Borresen

    Speakers usually don't have any type of bass adjustment. You have to find the right size speakers for your room. Tough to do - I have too much bass with Wilson Alexias and too little with Magico S5s.
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    Re: A Plea for Michael Borresen

    Have you tried one of each


    Quote Originally Posted by madfloyd View Post
    Speakers usually don't have any type of bass adjustment. You have to find the right size speakers for your room. Tough to do - I have too much bass with Wilson Alexias and too little with Magico S5s.
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    Re: A Plea for Michael Borresen

    An easy fix is to try different resistors in series with the bass inputs, (for biwireable designs) it can look a little kludged but can work wonders.
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    Re: A Plea for Michael Borresen

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Breuninger View Post
    An easy fix is to try different resistors in series with the bass inputs, (for biwireable designs) it can look a little kludged but can work wonders.
    but you end up shelving the level for all frequencies in the pass band and the problem still persists at specific frequencies but few db down. Raidho had the same bass issues with the D3 at t.h.e. show in Newport this year. the mid-top was glorious the mid-bass and below was an unmitigated disaster. btw, good to see you here Peter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by puroagave View Post
    but you end up shelving the level for all frequencies in the pass band and the problem still persists at specific frequencies but few db down. Raidho had the same bass issues with the D3 at t.h.e. show in Newport this year. the mid-top was glorious the mid-bass and below was an unmitigated disaster. btw, good to see you here Peter.
    Rob, with proper setup and cables, the bass can be tamed. but with certain tracks, it's just too much. Again, it's not bad enough for me to sell them, but it could be improved, and should !
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    Re: A Plea for Michael Borresen

    Quote Originally Posted by MDP View Post
    Rob, with proper setup and cables, the bass can be tamed. but with certain tracks, it's just too much. Again, it's not bad enough for me to sell them, but it could be improved, and should !
    Michael was at the show, you'd think he would of tamed them if he could. he shared the room with Lloyd Walker no less - mr tweak himself! I complimented Michael on the X-1 (fabulous little speaker), he intimated their room upstairs wasn't sounding right.
    Rob

 

 
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