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 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Cerwin Vega price?

 Post subject: Re: Cerwin Vega price?
Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:39 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 798

vinylbrother & brownslane said it well with good advice. And Yes, ignore the haters, unfortunately you will get a lot of Snob comments here. CV's definitely have their purpose & place, nothing like them to rock AC/DC or ZZ Top or for the party where you let the drunk idiot friend play DJ :D ...

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Upgrading from Energy pro 22

Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:24 am 

Replies: 35
Views: 1390

I have owned Energy 22's since the mid 80's & still love them. I have bought, sold, compared many other speakers over the years & could always pick out the 22's in blind tests. I even went as far as to collect spare drivers by purchasing pairs with a failed driver which generally sell cheap....

 Forum: DIY   Topic: Sourcing sub and speaker flat packs? Drivers too.

Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:17 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 725

I've purchased from Parts Express a few times & found it easy & hassle free. Shipping was very reasonable for Dayton Ultimax 18's which were big & heavy & included the duty & tax. Unfortunately shipping for flat packs was too high & not worth it. Try to find a local cabinet m...

 Forum: Vintage Audio   Topic: Bridging a pair of Nikko Alpha-220 amps

Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:07 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 939

According to the service manual, the Nikko Alpha 220 is rated at 130 wpc into 4 ohms @ .02% THD, so that would give you 260 watts into 8 ohms bridged, per amp. Probably a little more at clipping.

Nice looking rack set-up 8)

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Sound Dynamics Tweeter replacement

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:37 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 367

The 12S tweeter is compatible but will sound very different than the other unit. The original CM used Ferrofuid which is probably dried up now, so the 12S unit will sound very "bright" if it still has the original Phenolic Brown diaphram. While the original diaphrams are no longer availabl...

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: I need to build 2 speakers that will handle 1800watts each

Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:56 am 

Replies: 96
Views: 6932

What you are asking for is pretty tame in the Pro Audio world. :mrgreen: I would suggest visiting the Facebook group "Unofficial DIYSoundGroup Enthusiasts" or similar where you will receive more support & expertise than this site.

 Forum: Audio and CAM FAQs   Topic: 1979 Bryston 3B Amplifier Images & Questions

Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:48 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 4361

I would guess it's not a 1979 build. Some of the changes you mention happened around 1982-84 according to some of the different schematics I just reviewed. Silver handles were also the norm on the old units. Your unit does look in great condition though! I would grab the serial # off the bottom &...

 Forum: Amplifiers/Preamplifiers   Topic: Behringer Inuke 3000 / 6000 / 4-6000

Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:50 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 563

I tried to attach a Behringer PDF with RMS info but I guess it's not allowed. PM me with email & I'll send it to you. 3000 = 315/8, 620/4,1040/2 per channel RMS x 2 4-6000 = 315/8, 620/4,1040/2 per channel RMS x 4 6000 = 1100/8, 2200/4 per channel RMS x 2 I am currently running a EP4000 on a sin...

 Forum: Amplifiers/Preamplifiers   Topic: Behringer Inuke 3000 / 6000 / 4-6000

Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:58 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 563

The 6000 is essentially 2 x 3000 in bridged mode, so only 4 ohm minimum. Need to buy another 6000 :twisted: :D

 Forum: Site Suggestions and Requests   Topic: Need of a SOLD section on CAM

Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:01 am 

Replies: 27
Views: 2818

"The same model sold a few months ago for $150 more than you are asking. To be fair, I will offer you $150 more than your firm asking price." said no lowballer EVER. :lol: This seems like a useless feature that CAM should not spend the money to develop unless it is to be made available as...

 Forum: Site Suggestions and Requests   Topic: Need of a SOLD section on CAM

Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:08 am 

Replies: 27
Views: 2818

Having an option to search "Sold" or "Completed" listings like on eBay would be very helpful. A Google search with correct terms will sometimes get you these but would be nicer through the CAM site. When marking an item "Sold", CAM prompts me to give the selling price o...

 Forum: Live Music   Topic: john fogerty experience

 Post subject: Re: john fogerty experience
Posted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:06 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 1867

I saw George Thorogood several times in late 80's, early 90's in the Saskatoon Centennial. The one time, Sound was Over-driven & Distorted so bad, worst I've ever heard. Bad sound guy really wrecks the experience & reputation of the artist. Are some of these guys working drunk or just plain ...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: selling and shipping to someone in the US

Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:02 am 

Replies: 19
Views: 1313

I did this for the first time recently & was fairly straight forward, creating an invoice through PayPal. The buyer had no idea about Canadian dollar, so I did a quick conversion & quoted him $US. Ended up shorting myself as PayPal conversion was not as good, so buyer got a good deal, my fau...

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Recone glue(s)

 Post subject: Re: Recone glue(s)
Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 5:25 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 461

JBL has supplied a couple different glues with their Recone kits & there is always lots left over that I've used for other non-JBL work. One was a "Bostic Adhesive 4035" & was the best for spider/surround to basket. It was Brown in colour, so not the best looking for dustcap but I'...

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Yard sale score!

 Post subject: Re: Yard sale score!
Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2016 7:05 am 

Replies: 29
Views: 4977

I must say I'm disappointed in the JBL's. Just finished re-foaming them and I can't say I'm impressed. I've never heard JBL's before, and have read all the hype.....They seem rather mixed up in their sound, muddled, not clear or detailed. Awesome Yard Sale score! Right out of college, I worked at a...
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