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It is a hybrid between Scaena 3.2 and Altec a7.

I set it up two months ago.

Thanks for your compliment

What is your opinion on the jacket of album?
I guess the sound is super impressive with a large scale! Two months is, on the faster side for a setup like this. Why this particular choice?

About the album, well it is more hippy than provocative in my opinion :)
 

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Is that one of the rejected Spinal Tap album covers?
 

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I guess the sound is super impressive with a large scale! Two months is, on the faster side for a setup like this. Why this particular choice?

About the album, well it is more hippy than provocative in my opinion :)

I was happy with bi amped Altec A7 using active cross over augmented by two 18 inch Scaena subwoofers from 56 hz down.

When I set up Scaena 3.2 main tower, I used the existing set up to replace Altec a7 treble horn with main tower of Scaena.

But it wored wonder.

Scaena main tower give very wide and deep 3 d soundstage while Altec basshorn give very powerful bass.
 
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I was happy with bi amped Altec A7 using active cross over augmented by two 18 inch Scaena subwoofers from 56 hz down.

When I set up Scaena 3.2 main tower, I used the existing set up to replace Altec a7 treble horn with main tower of Scaena.

But it wored wonder.

Scaena main tower give very wide and deep 3 d soundstage while Altec basshorn give very powerful bass.
Cool! Did you do any matching between Altecs and Scaena, or did they just fall in proper from the get go?
 

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She's going to get a yeast infection if she doesn't loosen up those jeans.
 
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They are connected through active analog crossover (Nelson desinged Pap C1 also I have Accuphase F25).

Currently I am happy with 290hz crossover point, but I may try other frequency later.
Papa Nelson makes some amazing stuff. Are you tuning by ear, or with a microphone?
 

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I had switched from Pap C1 to Accuphase F25 for croosover.

It sounds more weighty and full bodied through F25 while it sounds detailed through Pap C1.

I prefer the sound from F25.
I agree that Accuphase puts something unique into the sound. I like their products a lot. So, what's the next step for you?
 

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I agree that Accuphase puts something unique into the sound. I like their products a lot. So, what's the next step for you?
I am comparing between Nelson designed Pap C1 and Accuphase F25.

While F25 give more refined sound, Pap C1 give more transparent sound.

Thus I may go back and forth between them depending on my mood. ;)
 
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My tip when you want a mix pap and accuphase look here, ok expensive tube xover.
A friend have that in his 4 way active horn system.

P.S they made amazing preamps with phono or dsd dac too
 
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