| Romy the Cat wrote:|
|What are my plans for 2011? I have a few. I am sure that I will be working with fine refinement of Macondo in the new room. I look forward to review the Macondo Fundamental Channel, will it be my new 18-cell or not I do not know year but I would like to make it even more contributive. I will probably experiment with my ULF channel, Maybe do 18” driver or might be refine/move the existing one, I do not know – I need my lower bass back. I would need to organize my LPs in the way how they were organize before I moved – now is all screwed up and I can find anything. I would like to raise my antenna for another 15 feet. If I have desire then I would world on my Altec 19 converting it to Cetla loudspeaker. That is about it regarding my plans for 2011. |
It has become a good tradition at my site to assess my state of audio when year breaks. Reading planning post from last and correlating it with where I am – truly self-educational.
The desire to revise Macondo Fundamental Channel came and gone. I did get me good 18-cell but I figure out that it will be too ugly esthetically in context of radial arrays of Macondo.
The experiments with my ULF channel are also came and gone. In the end I stood with tested Danlavy arrays. I might revise it with taller sexier enclose with 6-8 drivers per side. I need to design a sexier enclose perhaps I need to run some kind of open proposal competition at my site. I might also go line-level crossover with ULF channel but I afraid that the 2 stage tubes before my SS power amp do all necessary soft magic even under 20Hz. Frankly the revision of ULF is on a far back burner of my intentions.
The Cetla project did not materialize. In the end all that I did was trashing the Altec 19’s MF and putting instead the 18-cell with S2 driver. I got fine sound that is enough for video. The video turned out to be a great success; even I do not use it too much to play video.
What are my audio plans for 2012? I do not have a lot, a least any grandiose plans.
I am contemplating an idea to find a tube tester that can test DHY tubes. The great testers that I have do not do it in the way I want. I might rebuild my DAW and bring it I into my listening room. I might win the fucking fight with PurePower and they might make my bypass switch in PP3000. I would like t find a way to deal with my glass in my listening room. all those plans are very “small” is you see…
The big, the super plan that I have is the one that I truly do not know how render. Macondo performs exceptionally well and I have no desire to change anything. I do think that this is time for me move to the ultimate Macondo state – the Macondo in the DPoLS configuration. The last time Macondo was there in 2002 or so and if I put Macondo in DPoLS in its CURRENT state then it will be STUNNING ACCOMPLISHMENT or what is possible. The problem is that Macondo is so heavy that to more it for a few mm takes a huge amount of efforts. From one perspective I wish I design the frame bottom to be able to be more mobile but from another perspective Macondo sits on capper – so it will be not easy anyhow. I do not have a solution how to move Macondo for now but this is the biggest objective that I have in 2012.
Overall it was very good audio year. My sound in December is better in my estimation then it was in January, I was listening a LOT of very interceding music this year and I had some amazing valuable for me experiences during this year.
Now I need to pick up music that I will be playing during the December 21 2012…Rgs,
Romy the Cat
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