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      tmallin replied to the thread Watkins Generation 4 Speakers.
      Some discussion of the dual bass tuning concept is provided on the "Dual Tuning for Better Bass" page of the Watkins website: On the...
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      tmallin replied to the thread Watkins Generation 4 Speakers.
      Let me emphasize today how much these speak with one voice. The level of coherence between the drivers and between the left and right...
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      tmallin replied to the thread Watkins Generation 4 Speakers.
      A picture of the Watkins Generation 4 as set up in my room is at post #3 above. The rest of the room set up is similar to the pictures...
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      tmallin replied to the thread Watkins Generation 4 Speakers.
      Perhaps my use of "vertical venetian blind" effect is confusing. It's an analogy to the way light comes through vertical blinds where...
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      tmallin replied to the thread Watkins Generation 4 Speakers.
      The Acoustat 2+2s were my favorite of the old Acoustat models. Enormous imaging and staging, enough bass (the 1+1 always sounded...
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      I thought I might consolidate some information from other threads here just to bring this thread up to date as to my "new system." To...
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      tmallin replied to the thread Watkins Generation 4 Speakers.
      Another aspect of the remarkable sound of the Watkins Generation 4 speakers is just how good they sound at lower SPLs. Except for...
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      tmallin replied to the thread Making Roon Sound Better.
      New Roon Clone with SMPS I recently decided to give Roon another shot based on what I'm hearing from using my Apple desktop computer as...
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      I have long experimented with using Roon instead of the native Lumin App to play my music through my Lumin X1 streamer/DAC. The tradeoff...
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      tmallin replied to the thread Watkins Generation 4 Speakers.
      I want to emphasize another aspect of the exceptional sound of these speakers. More than any others I have experience with, the Watkins...
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      tmallin replied to the thread Watkins Generation 4 Speakers.
      In the last paragraph of post #2 above, I talk about using Roon's Muse parametric EQ to alter the response of the Watkins Generation 4...
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      This problem dates back to the earliest days of digital recording back in the 1980s. The problem then was that digital master tapes at...
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      tmallin replied to the thread Watkins Generation 4 Speakers.
      I find the Watkins Generation 4 to be a smidge more sensitive than the Graham LS8/1. What that means is that for any given setting of...
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      tmallin replied to the thread Watkins Generation 4 Speakers.
      My ears are just over 59 inches from the drivers. The procedure for setting up the speakers is basically the same as I used for the...
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      tmallin replied to the thread Watkins Generation 4 Speakers.
      I think the Skylan stands I’m using with the Generation 4 speakers are close to ideal. Noel Nolan of Skylan recommended his two-post...
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