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Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #134: Not possible by Bill on 2021-11-28 
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It’s impossible to reconstruct the row 15 sound wit a stereo setup for two reasons.1. The vast majority of recordings have the mikes placed either above the conductor or the first row of seats, or worse, in the middle of the orchestra.2. A recording ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #121: Dannoy by Bill on 2021-11-25 
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Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #119: Dannoy photo by Bill on 2021-11-25 
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The toilet paper is Romy's way of moderating the tweeter by a dB or two.I tried to upload picture but Romy's rules won't allow it or I am wrong in how it is done....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #118: Dannoy photo by Bill on 2021-11-25 
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The toilet paper is Romy's way of moderating the tweeter by a dB or two.Cannot load the photo. The box is about 3x11/2x1 foot with the Tannoy driver above the one Vitavox....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #99: Remember by Bill on 2021-11-16 
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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 tannoy original crosso...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #5: What is different. by Bill on 2021-11-16 
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Have been playing with the Dannoy’s for four weeks now and they have significantly improved. Using my Trinnov pre-pro to see and adjust the parameters, i can answer Rom'y points.1. Frequency response: combined with a JL f113 subwoofer crossed over at...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #92: Not just the heat by Bill on 2021-11-12 
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just keeping it warm probably won't help.It’s also the stabilization of the capacitors and other components. You must keep it on or allow several hours warmup time for best results. If class ab and not class a, will use little electricity....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #79: Dannoy by Bill on 2021-11-10 
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These are Romy's original boxes and scanspeak used as passive radiator. I have purchased 10 inch tannoy reds with their crossovers to replace Romy's which I have given back to him. My Trinnov is doing a 24 dB Linkowitz Reilly crossover at 80 Hz. To m...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #73: Dynamic dynamics by Bill on 2021-11-09 
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While I have heard the terms static dynamics, micro and macro dynamics, I have never heard of dynamic dynamics. Are you referring to the term “changing dynamics”, which means a volume change, either gradual or instantaneous. What was missing yesterda...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #25: Dreams? by Bill on 2021-10-23 
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Or maybe you ate some figgy pudding!...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #16: You've hit it by Bill on 2021-10-19 
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1. The less we have to fill in for the brain to reconstruct the original event, the better it will sound. This has been proven by psychologists for all of our senses. The closer to reality the sensation is, the less the brain has to work, the more re...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #7: Further experimentation by Bill on 2021-10-17 
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I have heard several Tannoy speakers in the past, but have never heard the quality of sound Romy has obtained with his brain child. I don't know whether it is the speakers alone or his setup which has allowed his system to enthrall so much more than ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Trinnov amplitude and impulse correction by Bill on 2021-08-11 
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The first top graph is what I could obtain using active crossovers for the amplitude and the second top moving the drivers back and forth for impulse response. The after graph(bottom) shows what the Trinnov can do.The third graph shows what it does f...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #69: Unreadable by Bill on 2021-08-10 
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Sorry, but again cannot make out how one can obtain the discs with the information given. Cannot make out from your description and from being unable to read the disc label from how you are holding it. Better to photograph the disc cover and/or the d...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #67: Give us the numbers by Bill on 2021-08-09 
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Now that you've wetted our appetites, how about writing the information on the great r3cordings so we can dig for them.cProbably not available but at least we can look....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #55: Recordings by Bill on 2021-08-06 
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Paul: for two channel recordings:For Romy's method to work perfectly, there should be no ambiance in the recording so that he can fill in the room ambiance with his stored reflections program. I don't think how many mikes used would make a difference...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #51: Replies by Bill on 2021-08-05 
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Will try to answer all questions here.Romy: I understand why you do not wish to use the term “surround sound”, but it is the accepted term for what we are discussing. You may add other terminology, but it only muddies the debate until others accept i...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #43: Sorry, but wrong by Bill on 2021-08-04 
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     I do not mean to be negative and criticize Romy, but he is wrong on surround sound. It is the implementation and not the concept which should cause vomiting, like with the vast majority of two track recording which are unlistenable. With the rig...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #12: Center and surround channel by Bill on 2021-07-16 
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For instance one could use this Eico preamp from the early days of stereo to get the center and Hafler surround channel:https://skyfiaudio.com/products/eico-hf-81-hf81-vintage-tube-integrated-amplifier-fully-restored-1960s-magic...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #11: Hafler effect by Bill on 2021-07-16 
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I feel that the correct objective of home music listening should be to reproduce as closely as possible what one can enjoy in a great concert hall with great musicians.Thus, I have been a advocate for surround processing for years. As stereo replaced...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1772: Wish I could by Bill on 2021-04-20 
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Wish I could use local repair. Unhappily, in order to do that I would have to have the unit. They never returned it....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1769: I've had it! by Bill on 2021-04-20 
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I have been a strong proponent of PurePower since Romy introduced me to their units maybe 10 years ago when I was a writer for www.enjoythemusic.com. My system has had their original 1500, two 2000+ and one 3000+ over the years, and still use two of ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1729: Congratulations by Bill on 2020-11-09 
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Happy that you finally got your unit back. Over two years later and I’m still waiting for mine to come back.Bill Gaw...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1711: Still waiting by Bill on 2020-11-06 
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Two years ago, I sent two pp 2000+ units to the factory to have them updated and changed over to lithium batteries, and paid for the service in advance. About one year ago, I received one of the units back.  After many calls, emails, etc. without...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1708: Brumming by Bill on 2020-11-06 
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A friend of mine had the same problem. He cured it by moving the pp unit as far away as possible from the cartridge.Bill...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1606: Reply to paul by Bill on 2018-07-25 
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My main 6 speakers are modified Edgar horns with 105 dB/ watt sensitivity, and the others are overhead emotive speakers with standard 90 dB/ watt sensitivity. There are two JL self powered f12 subs, and 4 self built subs with a sherbourn five channel...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1599: Reply by Bill on 2018-07-25 
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each unit is connected to a separate adeptResponse power conditioner which has shielding for hot, ground and neutral. Each goes to  a separate 30 amp circuit breaker on the systems in room 100amp feed from a 200 amp service.  Had a separate ground po...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1597: Agree with romy by Bill on 2018-07-25 
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I have to agree with romy on all except one point. I have always had problems with my electricity even though I live out in the woods, but just 10 miles from the Seabrook nuclear power plant. My journey in improving this problem took up at least 20% ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1444: PP forever by Bill on 2015-11-01 
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       I sympathize with those who were caught up in the financial problems that pure power had when one of their salesmen went rogue and attempted to steal their product, which lead to a long court fight which they won. Obviously this didn't help th...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1183: Bypass by Bill on 2013-06-17 
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I have two of the pp+1500's in for review,and had Romy's 3000 before Richard brought it to Romy, and have to agree with Romy that the units surpass the old ones for sound quality. I don't know how much current his amps pull on turn on but I was runni...
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