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Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #4: Storytelling by KLegind on 2019-09-19 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Panel with Peter Qvortrup at CAS 2019 in Audio Discussions  6 Replies 
I'm sorry but all I hear is 1 hour and 30 minutes sales pitch. Can you timestamp the place in the video?Best,Kris...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: This guy by KLegind on 2019-09-18 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Panel with Peter Qvortrup at CAS 2019 in Audio Discussions  6 Replies 
PQ is a very good storyteller, but he does not have the vocabulary to say anything else besides 'this is better' or 'this sounds terrible'.His shtick is exotic materials and iconoclasm which is supposed to translate into "our products are better".But...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #182: Pivot tangential arms by KLegind on 2017-05-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Ultimate Turntable in Analog Playback  215 Replies 
This is hardly a novel concept. The Thales tonearm and a few others have addressed this issue. All else being equal, the tangential approach would be superior, but the added mechanical complexity of marrying a pivot with a linear tracking system migh...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #7: JBL 2482 by KLegind on 2014-01-17 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: JBL 2226 2445 2405 3-way and a path forward in Horn-Loaded Speakers  27 Replies 
[quote user="mats"]Good start Dan!The JBL phenolic 2" driver is 2482.I would lower the crossover point as far as you dare, 300Hz or so.Now the 2226 will do what they are pretty good at.Later you will likely want to filter the 2445 around 2k.A 600Hz h...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: DACs - digital by KLegind on 2013-07-04 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: DAC Recommendations in Didital Things  44 Replies 
I can't really recommend anything but a method.I suggest you approach companies or sellers and get them to agree with a home trial . This is simply the best approach since you actually get to live with the thing, rather than settle for some half bake...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #24: Green cones by KLegind on 2013-03-21 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: A Moscow setup with Horns/Lowther in Horn-Loaded Speakers  33 Replies 
To me the big green drivers in the midbass horn look like old Siemens Klangfilm or Telefunken (or other German manufacturer) 10 inch units. Maybe 12 inch... I had a pair of 8 inch Klangfilm once and they do have interesting tone across a couple of oc...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #396: Kids and audio by KLegind on 2012-09-06 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Romy The Cat's new Listening Room in Audio Discussions  478 Replies 
I can guarantee that a pair of ATC 15" woofers with the fragile foam surround and some unobtanium Siemens Klangfilm 8" units are even more alluring.Kris...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #19: Class D - right on target by KLegind on 2012-05-25 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Are Any Powerful Amps Worth Using? in Audio Discussions  21 Replies 
Hi Paul,I used to say that these class D amps presented music wrapped in a thin sheet of plastic film, but your description is more adequate. Ruined cleanly and quietly indeed.Kris...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #5: PC rip vs. CDP by KLegind on 2011-06-13 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Asyncronus USB in Didital Things  12 Replies 
Many persons I have come across on the web propose that PC based playback of ripped CDs is vastly superior to regular CD playback. Often this happens in discussions of "vinyl vs. cd". (Potentially fruitful discussion but...) However, I have never hea...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: Perhaps I wasn't laying it on thick enough... by KLegind on 2011-05-15 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The Daniel Hertz M1 ultra mega mega party speaker in Audio News  3 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"]I did not know that Lynn Olson and Earl Geddes involved in Levinson’s operation.  With all disagreement with those individuals I thought that they are smarter than to deal with Mark Levinson. I hope they did not give him an...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: The Daniel Hertz M1 ultra mega mega party speaker by KLegind on 2011-05-15 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The Daniel Hertz M1 ultra mega mega party speaker in Audio News  3 Replies 
By virtue of the internet facilitated 'brain merging' technique; the world has now witnessed a speaker born of the joined brain wave efforts of 97,3% of the registered users of DIYaudio.com. Behold! : http://www.danielhertz.com/products/m1http://www....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #4: SS output vs. tube by KLegind on 2011-01-22 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Tube outputted CDP's and DAC's in Didital Things  3 Replies 
Thank you Joaco for your reply. I was hoping tubes could ameliorate the brutal sound many CDP exhibit. I was at an audio fair recently and heard a Tentlab player with the Philips CD Pro mech and tube output that had a kind of gentle sound very unlike...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Tube outputted CDP's and DAC's by KLegind on 2010-11-18 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Tube outputted CDP's and DAC's in Didital Things  3 Replies 
I am hoping someone will comment on the tube driven output stage topology vs. the conventional solid state output solution. Is it possible to squeeze more out of the 16/44 format with a tubeoutput? The phrase is kind of problematic, maybe "overcome t...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #34: Srajeans Waterloo by KLegind on 2010-09-06 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Living Voice Loudspeaker in Audio News  80 Replies 
This article is really a bridge too far. It reads like bad pornography and makes me feel not only depressed but also kind of violated.The 6buffoon editor is one step away from turning his journal into one of those car magazines for young adult males ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #12: I kind of agree on dipole bass by KLegind on 2010-08-24 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Horn speaker with dipole bass? in Horn-Loaded Speakers  11 Replies 
[quote user="noviygera"] Vasyachkin, if this is still relevant:I've tried dipole bass and dipole mids with horns mid/highs in my system. If anything, dipole works the WORST for the bass and here's why:It does not load the room with bass pressure (or ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #4: Tubes are from Venus, SS is from Uranus by KLegind on 2010-07-09 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Does tube preamplifier VTL would add tube sound to system in Audio Discussions  6 Replies 
[quote user="muddasir"]Thanks paul for well thought reply. Two things need clarifiication, i am not new to the subject and am a constant and avid reader.Secondly my preference for music is hobby for electronics and pleasure of listening through appli...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #4: Additional baffle/parasitic baffle by KLegind on 2010-05-17 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Munich High End 2010 in Horn-Loaded Speakers  39 Replies 
[quote user="Markus"]These speakers were not open baffle. I would agree with Mani's description of their sound, except for the 'edge' bit. That depended on where you were sitting/standing.[/quote]Then they would be baffle extenders which are not with...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #36: NH guy by KLegind on 2010-04-23 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Romy The Cat's new Listening Room in Audio Discussions  478 Replies 
I second that. Please tell us about the design decisions and topologies that made this presentation possible. I guess it has very much to do with room and placement in room.KindlyKris...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #10: Dipole bass by KLegind on 2010-03-09 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Horn speaker with dipole bass? in Horn-Loaded Speakers  11 Replies 
[quote user="Vasyachkin"]has anybody tried a horn speaker with a dipole bass section ?[/quote]Well, I must say that I have tried dipole bass in a few configurations, including dipole bass plus horn, however I think this is completely immaterial to th...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #8: Speaker topology by KLegind on 2010-02-01 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Saying goodbye to the digital crossover. in Didital Things  8 Replies 
I had a look at the pic of your speaker just now - may I ask about the reasoning that went in to choosing a diffraction type horn?Also, your midrange looks like an open baffle type. What kind of back wave/diffraction management do you use? Kris...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #7: Matching pre to multiple power amps by KLegind on 2010-01-30 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Saying goodbye to the digital crossover. in Didital Things  8 Replies 
[quote user="noviygera"]Kris,thanks. Here's what I have:>>There is a caveat: The combined input impedance of the power amps must be at least 10 times the output impedance of the preamp. Otherwise the load will kill the sound of your playback...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #4: RL filters and AA by KLegind on 2010-01-29 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Saying goodbye to the digital crossover. in Didital Things  8 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"]Good link, Kris. What is missing in the link is the RL filters. The RC Low-pass filters are fine as the capacitors are not in the band-pass mode.  It is arguable what would be better – a subtractive shunting cap or a few mi...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: PLLXO by KLegind on 2010-01-29 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Saying goodbye to the digital crossover. in Didital Things  8 Replies 
This is what you need to know - these are the equations you need for a passive line level filter:http://www.t-linespeakers.org/tech/filters/passiveHLxo.htmlYou also need to obtain the input impedance of the power amps in order to calculate RC values....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #4: The dreaded wide dimension by KLegind on 2010-01-04 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Configuration from Italy: multisell++ and double model 19. in Horn-Loaded Speakers  8 Replies 
Yes, I missed that detail. The room seems to continue to the right... so all bets are off.BTW. I noticed a Stereo Lab 1000Hz tractrix horn acting as support for the Goto expo. horn - kind of a pity because those Stereo Lab horn are very nicely made h...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: Room dimensions by KLegind on 2010-01-04 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Configuration from Italy: multisell++ and double model 19. in Horn-Loaded Speakers  8 Replies 
I am a big room buffoon. I like to see and hear a room and I like to walk around and "test" it. Sounds dumb but sometimes I can sit in a room and dream about what could be done to it in terms of Sound. It started around the age of 20 so at the time I...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: The winged solution by KLegind on 2009-12-15 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: European Triode Festival 2009 – good, bad and ugly. in Audio Discussions  1 Replies 
Yes, I did have a look at the photo series. Many of these folk are serious about their amplifiers, or at least put a lot of energy into them. Too bad they did not invest equal amount of effort into their speakers. Open baffle has become very popular ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #71: Zu Druid by KLegind on 2009-11-13 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: A quest for a better monitor. in Audio Discussions  97 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"]  manisandher wrote:As I alluded to before, I'm at risk of becoming a DSET convert - it's all very well having a nice low-powered amp, but what the hell do you use with it? Are there any decent high-sensitivity FR speaker...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #7: Tweeter location by KLegind on 2009-11-05 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Greek Anima Loudspeakers in Horn-Loaded Speakers  32 Replies 
They paid attention to time-alignment, good - but the tweeters location near a large reflective surface might be problematic.It looks like a 1kHz tractrix horn to me (maybe 800Hz). I have one though it's from Stereo Lab....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #32: Ring-radiator by KLegind on 2009-09-09 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The European Triode Festival’s horns in Horn-Loaded Speakers  57 Replies 
[quote user="be"]"This topology was invented by Steen Duelund"Ah-hm, ring radiators where not invented or even re-invented by the Steen Duelund dude, just copied. JBL used the priciple 40 years prior to that in: 2402-2403-2404-2405  and Fostex have b...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #27: HF channel - BMS 4540 by KLegind on 2009-09-08 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The European Triode Festival’s horns in Horn-Loaded Speakers  57 Replies 
Hello Marc Henry,I am curious as to why you picked the 4540 driver for HF. I have no experience with this unit but it is interesting since the design claims to be of the "ring-radiator" type. This topology was invented by Steen Duelund for use in reg...
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