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Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #127: Oh, no worries by Wojtek on 2021-11-26 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Remedies the Beauty in Playback Listening  171 Replies 
I'm absolutely fascinated by this latest twist of your audio journey and your courage to pursue it. Sorry for a cheap shot...and I wish I was there to hear it ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #125: Russian engineering ??? by Wojtek on 2021-11-26 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Remedies the Beauty in Playback Listening  171 Replies 
For God's sake it's an old Tannoy red with standard vintage Tannoy crossover muddied by scan speak pseudo passive radiator in accidental enclosure driven by a run of a mill Yamaha amp. ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #102: Time for a break by Wojtek on 2021-11-17 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Remedies the Beauty in Playback Listening  171 Replies 
[quote user="Bill"]You had that glorious sound with the 40 year old caps in the B2's and the Tannoy crossovers. Do you really want to move away from what they produced in your system. A good way of testing new vs. old caps would be to replace the tan...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #81: Is it really restricted only for the stuff you build? by Wojtek on 2021-09-30 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Macondo's Axioms: Horn-loaded acoustic systems in Horn-Loaded Speakers  120 Replies 
If the setup is semi acceptable, after ten years one should lose the evaluation part of listening experience and treat the system like a kitchen radio or car playback and simply enjoy the music. I think ten years is a minimum to achieve the position ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #86: Canned meat by Wojtek on 2019-10-22 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: My Audio Philosophy in Playback Listening  95 Replies 
[quote user="rowuk"] Wojtek wrote:people who are not exposed to a  possibilities of certain (SOTA) sound reproduction level  have NO IDEA what's actually achievable. To have a luxury of choosing five SOTA Trumpets from the masters is very nice indeed...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #80: The catch is by Wojtek on 2019-10-21 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: My Audio Philosophy in Playback Listening  95 Replies 
people who are not exposed to a  possibilities of certain (SOTA) sound reproduction level  have NO IDEA what's actually achievable. To have a luxury of choosing five SOTA Trumpets from the masters is very nice indeed but assume that you're only able ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: God !, they are growing so fast.. by Wojtek on 2019-10-21 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Bach and kids… in Musical Discussions  2 Replies 
My friend who has two daughters told me that he is stealing every moment to be with them. He learns the names of trees , flowers, weeds  on the meadows and the bugs just to be able to have a conversation with the girls. He said that he turns his head...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #61: Two Iranians arguing on American audio forum run by a Jew ... by Wojtek on 2019-10-17 
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What a world ...:))...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #57: Keep going Amir by Wojtek on 2019-10-16 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: My Audio Philosophy in Playback Listening  95 Replies 
The guiding lights of the more vocal and philosophically inclined here somehow always lead them to BUY well reviewed, properly expensive, product of the year type of components and the general approach is throwing money on the subject like the rest o...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #28: PM inquire by Wojtek on 2019-07-08 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Natural Remedies for Sick Speakers? in Audio Discussions  28 Replies 
How's that sell out going Paul? I wouldn't mind gluing together a proper sounding and nice 12" driver as long as there is a chance of successful integration of the rest of channels and the stack will work in a narrow room. Are all of them meant for O...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #46: You are always compensating for something by Wojtek on 2019-07-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Any good sounding AES/EBU interfaces out there? in Didital Things  53 Replies 
In regular off the shelf hi-fi system , be it a total lack of LF in your speakers or the "pinch"  of dome tweeters or the midrange mud. Romy like all of us throws money on the problem and he usually chooses  well regarded and expensive solutions. The...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #88: In what world do you guys live ? by Wojtek on 2019-04-07 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: New superlative horn build - ESD acoustic in Horn-Loaded Speakers  92 Replies 
Out of a tiny, tiny minority of people who are into better than standard home sound reproduction only 1% would benefit from what is written on this site. It would be actually suicidal to any manufacturer to follow Romy's axioms , aesthetics and solut...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #23: The point is that visit was not a failure by Wojtek on 2019-02-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Josh: My visit to Romy the Cat's Macondo in Audio For Dummies ™  28 Replies 
And sure enough you added the quotes to sling a little bit of mud. I bet it was not stimulating to Roman and a disappointment but it was beneficial to Josh. I simply laughed when he reported lack of orgasm and my respect to Roman increased exponentia...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #21: Oh stop by Wojtek on 2019-02-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Josh: My visit to Romy the Cat's Macondo in Audio For Dummies ™  28 Replies 
Now Alex , don't be a Sissy Groupie. Josh's posts here were perfectly fine and his Macondo review is perfectly valid and absolutely valuable and it's telling that you do not grasp why. The only slightly questionable thing is his conduct as a man and ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #18: Good God, you took a "cookie cutter" test CD to a private, ... by Wojtek on 2019-02-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Josh: My visit to Romy the Cat's Macondo in Audio For Dummies ™  28 Replies 
Those things are made to impress  enough to buy whatever the maker of CD is selling. I'm glad you posted that review on DIY-audio although out of respect for the host it would be nice if you had posted it here first and out of politeness asked if you...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #25: Unfortunately in my limited experience by Wojtek on 2018-12-23 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: My Audio Philosophy in Playback Listening  95 Replies 
90% of the owners of 4 way horn speakers are way below the level of those chrome bumper audiophiles you refer to. I would not concern myself with the levels , classifications and a desire to belong to the elite club. I already imagine you chasing tho...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #5: K-horns by Wojtek on 2018-10-31 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Klipsch Jubilee in Horn-Loaded Speakers  5 Replies 
If you're willing to travel to Notown I can lend you a pair of K-Horn bass bins loaded with Altec 803a.They are not Jubilee  and you would probably want to augment it with some sub-bass but maybe not since I only experienced them in a frame house wit...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #184: Driver? by Wojtek on 2017-07-13 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: A listening room for a domesticated Cat? in Audio Discussions  283 Replies 
JoshWhat driver do you have in mind when writing about K-Horns ? K-33-E is not a very good sounding one .  ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #170: They do appear by Wojtek on 2017-07-11 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: A listening room for a domesticated Cat? in Audio Discussions  283 Replies 
on used market from time to time  and also were made by speakerlab and yes I only thought of bass bins nothing else. Why misaligned?Your old straight mid-bass in the wall speakers were not misaligned and K horns positioned right may fall into perfect...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #168: K-Horns? by Wojtek on 2017-07-11 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: A listening room for a domesticated Cat? in Audio Discussions  283 Replies 
If you have suitable space behind your listing position you could maybe use a pair of K-horns with a single Vitavox the same way you used your big midbass horns in the old house. There are always some empty cabs , original or clones available . They ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #85: Well, by Wojtek on 2016-06-15 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: A listening room for a domesticated Cat? in Audio Discussions  283 Replies 
Cool , I already can imagine an army of Russian, university educated illegal , half slaved housekeepers dusting it off all they long ... ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #22: Axpona 2015 by Wojtek on 2015-06-26 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: A new kid in the block: Sadurni Acoustics in Horn-Loaded Speakers  21 Replies 
Jorge and friends were exhibiting again on 2015 Axpona show and although they booked the same noisy room I liked it more this time around. It was little more vibrant and engaging and ..ahem i think I was too harsh with my last year opinion for which ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #280: Mix up by Wojtek on 2015-06-17 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The last phonocorrector: “End of Life" Phonostage in Analog Playback  310 Replies 
I guess Thorsten is laughing since he should be the main receiver of TdP email. Popularity of a product is a double bladed sword.  I do hope that sales of EAR 834 phono stage increased notably after Romy decided to make that circuit into his "end of ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: Destilled whale sperm or not by Wojtek on 2015-06-01 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: T.H.E. Show, Newport, 2015 in Audio News  14 Replies 
[quote user="Paul S"]Audio Note: This room had THE least problematic sound at the show, better tone and more Music. System was not stressed by classical music as they played it, with a “perspective” that +/- “compensated” for the relative “lack of ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Kristian Zimerman BBC interview by Wojtek on 2015-05-27 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Kristian Zimerman BBC interview in Musical Discussions  1 Replies 
Apart from being an excellent performer Polish pianist is known for his obsessive approach to addressing acoustics of different venues  . He made news with angry political outbursts criticizing american militarism during some concerts. The interview ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #12: A lot of bright blue LED's ... by Wojtek on 2014-07-29 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Soundsmith’s analog ideas. in Analog Playback  11 Replies 
is the visual projection of Soundsmith house sound .Incidentally they love to use as many bright blue LEDs in their equipment as they can fit. You should stop by at their demo room to listen to their vision of what the right sound is.  I will subscri...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #9: No less by Wojtek on 2014-05-07 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: A new kid in the block: Sadurni Acoustics in Horn-Loaded Speakers  21 Replies 
Actually it was sad to hear potentially nice horn system wasted on mediocre music (at least that's what I heard at three different times I visited the room so it must have been a norm ) and grey sounding D-amps with "pumping " bass tubas. At least th...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #73: No wonder by Wojtek on 2013-07-14 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Macondo's Axioms: Horn-loaded acoustic systems in Horn-Loaded Speakers  120 Replies 
I bet it's one of the infrequent posters on this site system . I also find 2khz crossover for td2001 not problematic. Very nice and I imagine it's hard to loose that DIY look in setups like that. Especially when the speaker is undergoing constant cha...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #17: Not sad at all by Wojtek on 2013-06-23 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Canadian Speaker Proposal in Horn-Loaded Speakers  56 Replies 
although you obviously lack the perspective of looking on the task from less serious angle and feel threatened by maybe less than obvious satiric attempt.I'm happy for you that you can afford what you can afford .Now ,I offered you a piece of advice ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #10: Why? by Wojtek on 2013-06-23 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Canadian Speaker Proposal in Horn-Loaded Speakers  56 Replies 
Looking at Vox as a glorified 2-way Altec speaker with tweeter and supertwiter with all " not optimal" choices ,folded 70's PA thunderbolt mid bass cab time misaligned  crap ( Romy's opinion ) bi-radial Vitavox midrange suitable for derby races and d...
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