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HIFI Speaker active crossovers ...
@mike_in_nc Wrote: An active xover divides the signal at line level. You are correct. For a bit of history, see below JBL catalogs from 1964 and 1967, they offered powered and non powered speakers with passive crossovers. See 1964 catalog page... 
HIFI Speaker active crossovers ...
@mike_in_nc Wrote: @ditusa -- According to the owner’s manual, those JBLs have no crossover at all and should be used with a specific external crossover and specific amplifiers. The crossovers are in the Crown amp design for the M-2 speakers. ... 
HIFI Speaker active crossovers ...
@mike_in_nc Wrote: For an active crossover to make the most sense, the speaker needs power amps built in. I don’t think so. The speakers below have an active crossover with no power amps built in and are excellent speakers. Also, my home audio... 
Do I need 10 gauge power cord if I have 10 gauge from panel?
@jasonbourne52, 👍 The crown amp is 780 watts WPC @ 8Ohms, 1160 @ 4Ohms, with a damping factor of 20,000. See manual in post above.😎 Mike  
Do I need 10 gauge power cord if I have 10 gauge from panel?
@61falcon Wrote: @Ditsua: What is the current rating on that Crown amp? Crown says current draw is 23 amps @ 120 volts AC. See manual below, page 33 figure 8.1 Studio Reference I power draw, current draw and thermal dissipation at various dut... 
Do I need 10 gauge power cord if I have 10 gauge from panel?
@jasonbourne52 Wrote: I am unaware of any amp requiring a 10 gauge power cord. What amp/amps do you have? My Crown Studio Reference 1 amp has a factory install non detachable 10 AWG power cord and a 30 amp plug. See image below: Mike      
Tube or solid state
@invalid Wrote: If it sounds closer to the real thing than transistor amps then it doesn’t matter what wave you measure. I agree, +2 Mike  
Interesting Read From a Recording Engineer about EQ
@nevada_matt +1. I agree! Mike  
Looking for a low priced preamp (used)
@fred26 Wrote: To match with my DNA 1 amp. I've heard schitt is good and reasonably priced...but will it pair well with my amp and my Martin Logan CLS 2Z's? My advice, buy the Schiit Freya+, try it in your system as it's the only way you will ... 
Looking for suggestions
@davedword Wrote: Thanks again. While I understand that room treatment would be a significant upgrade, at this time WAF doesn't allow for treatment.  @thespeakerdude. OP said WAF doesn't allow for room treatment.  
Tube or solid state
@atmasphere Wrote: This might come as a shock for some but its impossible to design amps or preamps to favor a certain genre of music. If the amp is bad on massed strings it will be bad on electric guitars with heavy drums too. I agree. Just a... 
Looking for suggestions
@davedword Wrote: First, an AVR that supports a second zone of speakers (for the patio). Budget $1,200-$1,500. Any suggestions are appreciated. See below: Mike    
Looking for suggestions
@davedword Wrote: Ideas on upgrade for AVR? Look at the Schiit Vidar2 amp with a Schiit Freya+ or Freya S preamp. Mike  
Loud Snap at High Volume
@russ69 Wrote: f you want to play loud and not damage loudspeakers you might want to look at loudspeakers that can do that with ease, like big horn systems. I agree. It could also be the voice coil leads hitting the back of the woofer cone, at... 
I want more bass…
I would call Viking Acoustics. Mike