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    The AudioKinesis Bohemian 215 design notes (more teaser content)

    I’d love to hear these Duke, any chance of them being at Munich next year?
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    Audiomeca Belladonna Turntable

    Pierre Lurne now writes for TNT Audio, you may be able to contact him via them.
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    Audiomeca Belladonna Turntable

    I own a Belladona + Septum. However it is currently in storage as we are in the process of resto-modding our house
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    Does DSP belong in State of the Art Systems?

    Read the articles I refer to in my previous post. You’ll get very excited!
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    Does DSP belong in State of the Art Systems?

    Anyone interested in DSP, actually I’ll correct that; anyone interested in achieving high fidelity sound needs to read Mitchco’s articles on the Audiophile Style forum about Acourate and Audiolense. He has looked into DSP extensively and is of the view that those two software solutions are...
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    thinking to buy Luxman M900u mono , what other similar amps should i look? for Focal Maestro

    @sbnx; So you preferred the Max to the B-1000f? Have you heard the Heisenbergs? If so how do you rate them vs your Mephisto?
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    Sound generator with other speakers

    From reading a little about the new Gina system it seems that it comprises: the Gina mains, multiple subs and a Sound Generator (SG). I’m familiar with the multiple subs approach and so it’s the SG that intrigues me. ( I assume it is the source of the second stream that you refer to in the...
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    Griesinger's teachings show up in Klippel, Linkwitz, Toole, and Geddes

    I’m following this thread with interest. On a forum where sound quality is all too often perceived as being proportional to the price tag of a component it’s refreshing to read a discussion where the participants are seeking to rely on science. I‘m a fan of dipole speakers and like many...
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    Alsyvox planars...prepare to sell your Magico's, YG's, Wilson's, Cessaro's. Maggie's, and all others!!

    I might get accused of going OT here but I think it’s relevant to anyone with an interest in ribbon based speakers. The RAAL Requisite SRA-1 “Earfield monitors” are causing quite a stir and have really disrupted the headphone market. What people are saying is that it’s not like listening to...
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    Wing Acoustics

    The website hasn’t been updated for a long time. I guess they have been focused on development of the tech and products. I would expect the website to be overhauled once they are ready to go to market.
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    Wing Acoustics

    I believe it’s a reference to the fact that cones do not vibrate perfectly across their surface area and throughout their operating range. The wing does not suffer from that inherent problem. It may of course introduce distortions in other ways, but the company seems very confident that...
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    Wing Acoustics

    I’m starting this thread after having made reference to this company in the Alsyvox thread. The 2 founders of the company have developed what AFAIK is a completely new type of audio transducer, the acoustic wing. It creates sound ( air vibrations) by the wing being hinged along one of its long...
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    Alsyvox planars...prepare to sell your Magico's, YG's, Wilson's, Cessaro's. Maggie's, and all others!!

    I was so impressed by their Munich 2018 presentation that I tried to invest in the company, but it was difficult if you were not a NZ resident. I’ve been waiting expectantly ever since for their first speaker to emerge. It’s almost here . . .
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    Alsyvox planars...prepare to sell your Magico's, YG's, Wilson's, Cessaro's. Maggie's, and all others!!

    “What is nice is that AlsyVox will modify any existing pair of Botticelli to be able to use the external crossover if you so desire.” I’m sure they would be delighted to do that given the outrageous price differential.
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    Alsyvox planars...prepare to sell your Magico's, YG's, Wilson's, Cessaro's. Maggie's, and all others!!

    Well as they say, the proof of the pudding . . . I’ll be able to listen to their first speaker when I visit their HQ in November.
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    Alsyvox planars...prepare to sell your Magico's, YG's, Wilson's, Cessaro's. Maggie's, and all others!!

    The company is called Wing Acoustics. They have developed a totally new type of transducer. Lots of investment made, apparently lots of interest from some serious players. They are planning on releasing their first small speaker next month, the primary purpose of which is, I think, to...
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    Alsyvox planars...prepare to sell your Magico's, YG's, Wilson's, Cessaro's. Maggie's, and all others!!

    Justin As you know I too heard them at Munich and I absolutely think they are amongst the best speakers currently available. However I can’t get on board with the idea that It’s acceptable to charge an inflated price just because some people are willing to pay it. That’s probably related to...
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    Alsyvox planars...prepare to sell your Magico's, YG's, Wilson's, Cessaro's. Maggie's, and all others!!

    I’ve always thought that the pricing of these speakers was based on the, “think of a number and double it” approach. The pricing of those crossover variants just confirms my suspicions.
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    Alsyvox planars...prepare to sell your Magico's, YG's, Wilson's, Cessaro's. Maggie's, and all others!!

    It has become a bit of a cliche to say of a system that it “sounded like the musicians were in the room”. When you hear the LV horns you realise that it would be wrong to say that about any speaker other than the them. The only way I can describe it is to say they sound more “real” than...
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    Alsyvox planars...prepare to sell your Magico's, YG's, Wilson's, Cessaro's. Maggie's, and all others!!

    I also heard the Alsyvox at Munich and I concur with just about everything that has been said about them; they are absolutely fabulous and if I acquired a pair then it would be game over as far as speakers are concerned. The only point I’d differ on is best of show - the Living Voice horns...
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    Speakers to hear at Munich?

    Personally I’m looking forward to hearing the Alysvox and Bayz. Which ones will you make a point of hearing?
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    Apogee Diva with Infinite Baffle

    Hi there We are travelling the same path, but I’m some way behind you! I’ve PM’d you.
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    Again ran into Jimmy Page

    3 times at Earls Court, Knebworth, twice in Manchester (1971 on the first occasion) and Bradford in early 73. All of them amazing, but the Bradford gig was an out of body experience.
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    Again ran into Jimmy Page

    I’ve seen some amazing live bands, including in no particular order: the Who when Moon was still alive, Little Feat when Lowell was still alive, Talking Heads when they were touring Fear of Music, The White Stripes (in a small club in Sheffield just before they broke big), Dr Feelgood (numerous...
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    Apogee Diva with Infinite Baffle

    Is this person in the USA may I ask?
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    Jeff's Stereo Den

    Hello Jeff Those PBN speakers look terrific and I bet they have the sound to match. How do they sound in comparison to standard M2s? I have a pair of M2s in my speaker collection but I’ve always thought their fantastic performance is being limited by the DSP - more specifically, the SRC...
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    Apogee Full range

    Sorry ignore that - google was my friend!
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    Apogee Full range

    I’ve never heard of the Studio Ribbon Arrays before. Can you point me to some information about them?
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    Apogee Full range

    It’s a mistake think all Apogees are amp killers. The Duetta and the Diva don’t have the horrendous impedance curves of the Scintilla. They are inefficient but that is easily sorted by bi-amping.

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