davekayc

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Horn Speaker Recommendations
If i had a 40k budget would definitely be the JBL dd67000 . JBLs in the 3k range will compete with anything for that matter. I am a fan of horns but you have to have gear that allows adjustment along with practical experience with crossovers . Hor... 
Best audio tweak ever, especially for the over 60s
I’ve often wondered about how amazing everyones hearing is and their ability to cut down any piece of equipment , as though they have reference ears or something. Should have reviewer battles where they critique each others systems . I wonder why ... 
what is more important ?
And also , do your research be in love with what you are getting before you even get it. Everybody is upgrade upgrade upgrade . Can you imagine the system youd have if you did waste money upgrading on half measures? .blah .  
what is more important ?
I started with speakers . Because everyone has something to hook to them. And sources can be half arsed while you get a feel for your room. Once you are convinced you are committed and can afford it . Get the best amplifier just above your budget ... 
My expert tips on building a sensible world class audio system.
Sadly its almost a believable story. I couldnt finish it.  
What equipment upgrades or tweaks will improve the sound of drums?
I am imagining the speaker placement isnt the best it could be . Odd furniture creating reflection . Distance the speakers the same from your side walls . Dont be against a wall in a corner or have a metal filing cabinet within your angle of refle... 
Buy a pair of ten year old $40,000 speakers for $4,000 or new ones at that price point?
Anything that was 40 grand and has the possibility of being 4 grand today is a scam either then, or now. . 
Why all or most audiophiles are men?
People are stupid.  
Why the fascination with subwoofers?
One benefit of of more subs is the ability to run them all lower . Less buzzing . Less distortion .  
Why the fascination with subwoofers?
Some people are after All the response , not just down to what their neighbours are ok with. If i had two speakers that incorporated the subs involved they would weigh 250 pounds each . A four way system tri amped is far and few between and i dont... 
Speaker advice for listening to Blues music
Blues wasnt meant to be so complicated . You are probably looking for the jukebox sound . No highs . Just a couple 10” jensen full range in vintage cabs . But really a set of jbl L36 . Well built , cheap and have adjustment to taste. A paper cone ... 
Speaker of the Century Award Goes To ....
One could argue the best selling speaker of all time is the speaker of the century . But as far as performance , time alignment , quality of build , design firsts and out right copied from is the jbl L7 .  My vote.  
My experience adding subwoofers to 2 channel
You may be using too much of your svs subs . If your speakers are good to 29hz those 16 ultras will be running at a whisper and crossed as low as possible. Your room may not be able to handle the overlap of frequency . I run Cronus magnum ii into ...