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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by AJ Soundfield View Post
    Apparently neither can Mike, since he liked a bunch of active speakers at Munich and he doesn't use your imaginary Class A amp with his AGs.
    Unless of course, it's your imagination....
    There are meds to help your cognitive dissonance , indulge ....!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AJ Soundfield View Post
    Apparently neither can Mike, since he liked a bunch of active speakers at Munich and he doesn't use your imaginary Class A amp with his AGs.
    Unless of course, it's your imagination....
    I was very impressed by some active speakers at Munich.

    But tubes rule!

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Iíve tried several class A (Pass, Gryphon, Luxman). Tubes rule.


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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by a.wayne View Post
    There are meds to help your cognitive dissonance , indulge ....!
    Any suggested meds for your imaginary speakers?

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by still-one View Post
    Mike, Tubes rule at doing what with what speakers?
    I think Avantgardes, but don't quote me

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by still-one View Post
    Mike, Tubes rule at doing what with what speakers?
    Any. Active Speakers - would you consider?


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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    How are you measuring AJ , anechoic or GP ..?

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by a.wayne View Post
    How are you measuring , anechoic ? Ground plane ..?
    regards
    Lets see your speakers and measurements. Tough when it all imaginary eh?

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by a.wayne View Post
    How are you measuring AJ , anechoic or GP ..?
    Your speakers? I'm thinking by dimebag or ounces?

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by AJ Soundfield View Post
    Any suggested meds for your imaginary speakers?
    They image so well they disappear hard to see ...

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by AJ Soundfield View Post
    Your speakers? I'm thinking by dimebag or ounces?
    Your selling speakers and your tech behind them is ball washing bloviation thats sad man , Campion shamed ..



    Let me know the size of the room, what model are you using , my one criteria is you have to build all your drivers yourself nothing purchased apart from parts necessary to make , less see how good your online EE degree is ....

    ohhh look she runs ....!

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by a.wayne View Post
    They image so well they disappear hard to see ...
    According to whom?

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by a.wayne View Post
    Campion shamed ..
    Did them proud Sunday. Where was your demo?

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Psst, Mr Wayne

    https://www.audioshark.org/showthrea...l=1#post278519

    https://www.stereophile.com/content/...speaker-system - Wow



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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by a.wayne View Post
    Let me know the size of the room
    Big enough for any Class A amp you won't bring, for the world to see making yourself look silly.

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Haha, you pull measurements off the internet to show how good your speakers are


    What a guy .....

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quad ESL , knock yourself out
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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by AJ Soundfield View Post
    Did them proud Sunday. Where was your demo?
    Speakers big and the class A amp weighs 200 lbs , better you put your class D amps in your back pocket and fall in ...



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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by a.wayne View Post
    Quad ESL , knock yourself out


    You were saying?
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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by a.wayne View Post
    Haha, you pull measurements off the internet
    My posted measurements are on my hard drive, yours are imaginary, like your speakers

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by a.wayne View Post
    Speakers big and the class A amp weighs 200 lb.
    Yet small enough to exist only in your head.
    Big imaginations again...

    My room at Flexpo will be waiting for your imaginary Class A. Cameras will be rolling. Scared eh?
    Hit the pipe prior, come relaxed

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    Ok, you both need to take a break on this thread. The pointless bickering kind of ruined the point of my thread.


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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Back on point, after deciding I wasn't jumping into the bottomless pit of component matching I bought a clean used pair of Meridian DSP8000's and the 'se' upgrade kit. With the price a known up front I was less apprehensive and while expensive (for me) quite affordable in hifi terms. They're full range, adjustable, accurate and musical.
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    Who let the dogs out >>>?>>>?>>>?

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by sharkmouth View Post
    Who let the dogs out >>>?>>>?>>>?

    "Woof, woof, woof, woof, woof"


    Well that was fun.



    Unfortunately the bickering has merely migrated to another thread.


    Back on point, as evidenced at Munich 2019, active loudspeakers are on-trend and a rapidly growing market segment. Audiophiles remain cautious which is curious when most recognise that synergy between an amplifier and speaker is a fundamental for great sound. When their ability to choose an amplifier is removed many audiophile politely decline. Perhaps this simply demonstrates that we are box junkies?
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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Stereo - issue #32 just did a mini survey of active speakers.

    https://stereo-magazine.com/index.ph...14a9&download=

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    Kiwis, that probably holds true for the well heeled as stereo like cars can often be used to display financial status. I drive a Chevy, always have and when I realized that the best speakers I could afford needed like priced amps I bailed. Like imported motorcycles affording the price and then the maintenance are two different things. I love the music and owning active just makes sense for me
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    In my own opinion, actives are a win win. Simply because the crossovers are not part of the equation, they are the end result as in all parts involved.
    I owned some of the best actives coming out of Australia at the time & probably still current today, yet I had people listen to them that just wanted to tear them down & make them small. I went from Sonus Faber Stradivaris with MC2301 monos to the speakers I mention. I remember sitting in front of the actives & thinking, yep they're really good, i had the same thought in several different places around the house over the next few hours. Have never forgotten those speakers, then again, I've always remembered the uneasiness of the Strads when used with the type of music they weren't totally comfortable with ...

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    Quote Originally Posted by steve59 View Post
    Kiwis, that probably holds true for the well heeled as stereo like cars can often be used to display financial status. I drive a Chevy, always have and when I realized that the best speakers I could afford needed like priced amps I bailed. Like imported motorcycles affording the price and then the maintenance are two different things. I love the music and owning active just makes sense for me

    I am broadly supportive of active loudspeakers. As I mentioned in an earlier post, actives are on-trend and a growing market segment. The integration of amplification and speaker - when done well - should ensure sonic synergy and de-risk investment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nicoludio View Post
    Stereo - issue #32 just did a mini survey of active speakers.

    https://stereo-magazine.com/index.ph...14a9&download=
    I wasnít able to open. Are you able to share the results?
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    This should work - they must have moved it to the archives. Itís issue #23.

    https://stereo-magazine.com/archive/issues

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    Re: Active Speakers - would you consider?

    I went to the avr forum revel thread and begged KV and company for an active version of the salon 2. If I recall correctly the reply was there was too much time invested into perfecting the passive ones in use... They’re the experts.
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