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Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #95: No doubts by noviygera on 2021-10-07 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Macondo's Axioms: Horn-loaded acoustic systems in Horn-Loaded Speakers  120 Replies 
I have no doubts that the disassembly of Macondo was NOT due to simplification of life or getting old or becoming tired reasons. It is very possible that something better came along. I know this because I am in the exact same situation. I took ap...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #90: One more thought by noviygera on 2021-10-04 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Macondo's Axioms: Horn-loaded acoustic systems in Horn-Loaded Speakers  120 Replies 
I have not done this myself but have been thinking about this for a few months. Maybe it would be useful to see the distortion profile of the Dannoy speaker. It's a long shot but maybe this intangible "content" Romy is talking about has something to ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Lavardin discovery by noviygera on 2021-08-24 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Lavardin discovery in Audio Discussions  5 Replies 
Hi guys and Romy,I was inspired by Romy's recent videos on Dunlavy speakers, sound, and it got me thinking, about simple correctness of sound, when I seldom experience it. It happens at surprising moments sometimes, when you least expect it. This rea...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #5: Level by noviygera on 2021-08-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: ULF: where is the borderline....? in Playback Listening  4 Replies 
I would try reducing the level of lowest channel or only play left or right side (if stereo ULF). Then run your experiment again. ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #8: My 2nd view by noviygera on 2020-11-09 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: What is it all about? Destination vs ceremony. in Audio For Dummies ™  7 Replies 
Yes, this a very interesting topic - the all-encompassing underlying purpose.  I also like Rowuk's response "rather about looking in the mirror..." I want to add that usually when we look in the mirror we see ourself, and only the physical ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: Great experience by noviygera on 2020-04-12 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Stay home with Bruckner in Musical Discussions  9 Replies 
Romy, thank you for this link, I am enjoying these concerts. Do you know if these recordings are available to purchase?...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #214: Gyroscopes by noviygera on 2020-04-07 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Ultimate Turntable in Analog Playback  215 Replies 
Not that physics is my strong suit, but casually watching a physics youtube video this thought crossed my mind. I wonder if gyroscopes can be used in a turntable to improve it's performance without reverting to ultra high mass system...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #12: What mistakes to avoid when choosing a wife... by noviygera on 2020-04-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: DIY Void acoustics Air motion // Azurahorns // Martion Orgon in Horn-Loaded Speakers  14 Replies 
You can get all the advice from the experts but you might as well start with something.But at least with pro sound like VOID, Funktion One, or Meyer Sound, you can rent the system, listen to it for a while and begin to dissect what it is you like abo...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #4: Why the three examples by noviygera on 2020-03-28 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: DIY Void acoustics Air motion // Azurahorns // Martion Orgon in Horn-Loaded Speakers  14 Replies 
Tequilahut,You mention Air Motion system. As an example. How do you know you like the sound -- did you listen to them? Or is the aesthetics of horns that you like and that is forming your selection of examples?It's good to know that from the start....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #7: Alon Wolf by noviygera on 2020-01-15 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: How the things are getting so much out of hands? in Audio News  7 Replies 
But why is this guy an asshole? He seems ok in the couple of youtube videos I watched, although I did not study him in depth... On the other hand, the speakers were not my cup of tea when I heard them once for 20 minutes....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: Scheduled launch for Oct 28th by noviygera on 2019-10-25 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Book "High Quality Horn Loudspeaker Systems" by B... in Horn-Loaded Speakers  7 Replies 
"As of now, the book will only be available from amazon.co.uk, but amazon users on other continents will be able to order the book from the UK site" I'm looking forward to building my horn base with this read!...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #5: Parallel explanation by noviygera on 2019-08-12 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: What is it all about? Destination vs ceremony. in Audio For Dummies ™  7 Replies 
This is an interesting topic and a sensitive matter. For me it goes in a different direction than most audiophile discussions of sound quality and how it related to the audio hobby. The ridiculousness of the high end audio hobby becomes evident w...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #7: Interesting observation by noviygera on 2019-07-25 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Multicellular horns in Horn-Loaded Speakers  8 Replies 
Romy, your response sheds some light and I find your statement very interesting. >> I feel that if the listening distance is far from any nearfield and the room is relatedly big then Multicells can do OKwhat do you consider "nearfield" and what...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #5: Optimal bandwidth by noviygera on 2019-07-25 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Multicellular horns in Horn-Loaded Speakers  8 Replies 
Not at all looking for suggestions on what to do but to share findings about the optimal use of the multicell midrange horns. For example, I see that Romy has played around with this horn and I am sure listened to it by itself. So what were the findi...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: 300hz multicell examination by noviygera on 2019-07-24 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Multicellular horns in Horn-Loaded Speakers  8 Replies 
[quote user="rowuk"]Look up Romys CETLA91 or a new multicell for Macondo.There is a guy not far away from me Markus Klug, who builds these. I heard then at his house but there were "non speaker issues" that did not tell me what in the sound could be ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Multicellular horns by noviygera on 2019-07-23 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Multicellular horns in Horn-Loaded Speakers  8 Replies 
I have been intrigued by the Altec or similar Multicellular horns for a while. At least, in the midrange application of 500hz - 5K they look very interesting. I doubt of their high frequency capabilities but for midrange duty with a suitable 2" drive...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #26: Delay on tweeter by noviygera on 2019-06-19 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The IDEAL horn system in Horn-Loaded Speakers  27 Replies 
[quote user="rowuk"]I see a problem with any „coaxial“ attempt in one horn. The length of the horn is correct for one band, but not both HF and MF. If the horn is optimized for MF, if is too long for HF and works like a transmission line at those fre...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #25: Not all DSP! by noviygera on 2019-06-19 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The IDEAL horn system in Horn-Loaded Speakers  27 Replies 
In this case something like 5khz to 15khz -- only for the tweeter and only for DELAY. However, if the cellular midrange horns have smooth coverage above 5khz, all the better. But I have no experience with them - maybe they sound good to 8khz....Of co...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #22: One of two ideals by noviygera on 2019-06-18 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The IDEAL horn system in Horn-Loaded Speakers  27 Replies 
Number one, that I'd like to run by you guys due to it's simpler nature and closer to reality execution is the idea I have been thinking about. No first hand experience with any of this.Say we use something like altec 1505b multicellular horn that sh...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #6: Also by noviygera on 2019-06-18 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Mysterious Russian Trombones in Musical Discussions  6 Replies 
Tamara Venglovskaya on piano. Maybe his wife? That would make this an extra special record, in my book! the price of the record was 1 ruble, 45 cents, if that makes a difference....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #4: Translation by noviygera on 2019-06-18 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Mysterious Russian Trombones in Musical Discussions  6 Replies 
Viktor Venglovskiy - Trombone A side: Sergei Rachmaninoff - Elegie op.3 No.1 V. Angelov - Skertsino (aka Scherzino) Balys Dvarionas - Theme with variations ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #5: Midbass channel by noviygera on 2019-05-18 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Short midbass horns in Horn-Loaded Speakers  9 Replies 
Romy,I actually had one of those horns, as I wrote in the first post. Edgar 80hz straight horn. I sold it long ago because I did not like the sound, no matter what amps I tried it with. The problem was, to me it sounded muddy, no matter what I tried,...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: No in-between horn by noviygera on 2019-05-17 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Short midbass horns in Horn-Loaded Speakers  9 Replies 
When commenting on Musique-Concrete System, Romy wrote: "In a horn the most important category is the ratio between the mouth and throat"  "the bass horn are dangers and it is better do not do it if they are not ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Short midbass horns by noviygera on 2019-05-16 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Short midbass horns in Horn-Loaded Speakers  9 Replies 
I used to have Edgar 80hz straight horns and this was my only experience with short midbass horns. I did not like them in my system and sold them. Lately, I have been wondering about these designs in general and is there such a thing as a good soundi...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #5: Working link by noviygera on 2019-05-11 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: THE book on intonation in Musical Discussions  5 Replies 
Rowuk,Thanks for the link, I have zero music theory and this will be most useful for me to study. On a side note, are you the guy who has RH-307 amplifier? If so, may I ask you (maybe off site) for your experience with this amp that I plan to build?t...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: Link by noviygera on 2019-05-06 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: THE book on intonation in Musical Discussions  5 Replies 
Rowuk, can you provide an updated, working link?...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #10: THAT driver by noviygera on 2018-12-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The need for a balanced buffer stage in Analog Playback  10 Replies 
Rowuk, When you say "electronics with better performance" are you referring to something like this IC driver board? https://www.neurochrome.com/that-driver/ ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #7: Okay by noviygera on 2018-11-30 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The need for a balanced buffer stage in Analog Playback  10 Replies 
It's certainly worth trying. How do I choose the proper value of the attenuator? 10K or...?...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: Future proofing by noviygera on 2018-11-28 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The need for a balanced buffer stage in Analog Playback  10 Replies 
Paul,My current active crossover is a DSP unit which likely has low enough input impedance and single ended inputs. I added BAL inputs by using input transformers. By no means do I want to use this combination as a representation of my crossover! I i...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: The need for a balanced buffer stage by noviygera on 2018-11-28 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The need for a balanced buffer stage in Analog Playback  10 Replies 
In my situation there is a missing link between my single ended phono stage and my balanced active crossover. Between them is 35ft. of interconnect. The missing link is indicated with "?" in the sketch.What I need is one single-ended input, some atte...
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