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Speakers for High-End Digital Piano
Thank you for the additional information, jocar37.  My experience with speakers for electric piano lies more in the realm of cabs that one might gig with. Your idea of Genelec for home use seems very solid to me. Duke 
Speaker Analysis for Armchair Critics
"... for consumers, this is a decent introduction, not a comprehensive guide." It is a FAR MORE THAN DECENT introduction! The process I use is pretty much what the author did. Once the first iteration is built, even if the measurements look good, ... 
Speaker Analysis for Armchair Critics
Erik wrote: " I share this with all of you just as an example of the work that goes into making a loudspeaker from parts, and the tools, and how much of what we hear has to do with choices made in the crossover. " Your post and that article are a ... 
Setting up a swarm - amp question
I have no direct experience with REL subs, but would expect them to have negligible effect on the load that the amplifier sees when connected as you describe.So I think you can hook up as many as you can afford and/or shoehorn into your room befor... 
Speaker Imaging - Do you hear a line, or do you hear an arc??
Harrylavo made some excellent recommendations, if I may paraphrase: - We want to minimize the early sidewall reflections, ideally with distance. - We want to minimize the early reflections off the wall behind the speakers, again ideally with dista... 
Speakers for super sensitive ears?
" I can hear my wife fart when she is 2 rooms away and downstairs while I’m upstairs. I should get some kind of hearing prize for that. "  Maybe your wife is the one who deserves a prize. 
Best speakers 5k 10 k
" Soundstage and imaging most important. "  Can you describe the room? Do you have free reign for speaker positioning?  I presume the sweet spot is the focus... does soundstaging outside the sweet spot matter?   Duke  
Is soundstaging emblematic of reality?
" I don’t think I’ve ever heard a recording that fooled me into thinking it was live music." Once I was at an audio show. It was early in the morning, several of us who were associated with the room were there, and present was a musician (who gigs... 
Speakers for High-End Digital Piano
@jocar37 wrote:  " I'm hoping to revive this thread to see what your thoughts are on the best piano speakers currently on the market. "  Is this for playing through at home only, or also for gigging?  Do you have a price ballpark in mind?   The ... 
Where subwoofers are manufactured
My cabinets are made in the US, my woofers in Taiwan, my amplification in China, and some of my hardware is made in the US and some is imported, presumably from China. I do the assembly myself in Texas. Yee-ha!  Duke 
Speakers for super sensitive ears?
" Ok, then “I would guess that a large enough sample size” of speakers auditioned would sooner or later result in a win for the OP’s problem. His sample size obviously isn’t large enough. "I agree.  I think there is a reasonable chance some spea... 
Speakers for super sensitive ears?
" If your hearing capabilities don’t fall outside scientifically established norms, your problem lies elsewhere." People with otherwise normal hearing do differ in their tolerances for various anomalies. I would guess that a large enough sample si... 
Speakers for super sensitive ears?
" What is the solution to this? " In no particular order: This first: Know thyself. In other words, learn what it is that YOU want IN VERY SPECIFIC TERMS, so that you will have an idea of what to look for, and so you will recognize something promi... 
Buying Speakers Based on Specs
Not all manufacturers measure ,low-end extension with the same yardstick, so imo you can’t necessarily make an apples-to-apples comparison between different manufacturers based on specs unless you have a pretty good idea of how they arrived at tho... 
Pin point imaging isn't for everyone
Mijostyn wrote: "Sure Duke but I think there is one caveat. You don’t want reflected energy off the front wall coming right back at you." You are absolutely correct!!"I wish I could draw a picture here but essentially you want the reflection to ta...