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Who's Heard the Dutch & Dutch Speakers

Discussion in 'audio' started by zekezebra, Nov 27, 2018.

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  1. Andrew C!

    Andrew C! Been around a while....

    SJB, I missed this question from you. Apologies. To be honest I've not had a proper listen to the LP12 since install. I've mainly been listening to flac/Qobuz, and then surround.

    The 8c shifts serious air in surround! (Latest Queen biopic on bluray, via DTS...)
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  2. Hook

    Hook Blackbeard's former bo'sun.

    A hinge pin door stop should work.

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  3. jan tomczak

    jan tomczak pfm Member

    sliding doors are pretty cool...many designs to suit decor etc...
  4. Andrew C!

    Andrew C! Been around a while....

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  5. Strictly Stereo

    Strictly Stereo Trade: Strictly Stereo

    Only in spaceships. Doors should have hinges.
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  6. jan tomczak

    jan tomczak pfm Member

    jim morrison was unhinged
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  7. Strictly Stereo

    Strictly Stereo Trade: Strictly Stereo

    Jim Morrison was in space.
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  8. Swamp Thing

    Swamp Thing Remainiac Terrorist

    Thanks Andew. I feel better now!
  9. PhilofCas

    PhilofCas pfm Member

    @Andrew C! any further feedback on how you’re getting on with them?

  10. Andrew C!

    Andrew C! Been around a while....

    Hi Phil,

    Getting on with them just fine. Going to try a couple of filter changes now Lee has had chance to further reflect on the room measurements he obtained the other day. The bass issue prevalent with the Naim kit has now gone, and also is the slightly forward presentation. it takes a bit of getting used to, but listening to Silver Eye LP by Goldfrapp this morning revealed much more detail and nuance in the music.

    I'll come back once we've loads the new filter curves on tomorrow.
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  11. PhilofCas

    PhilofCas pfm Member

    Many thanks
  12. Andrew C!

    Andrew C! Been around a while....

    Very interesting conversation and IT session with Lee this morning. Using Team Viewer app via my MBP, he showed me how to import settings into the MiniDSP SHD. These were new curves he’d had more time to work on from the measurements we’d obtained during his is last visit.

    The MiniDSP software worked flawlessly, and the first of the new settings seem to offer slightly more warmth in the bass, while still maintaining clarity and punch. I’ve two other settings programmed in that have not yet been explored.
  13. Strictly Stereo

    Strictly Stereo Trade: Strictly Stereo

    I'll be using the same curves at the North West Audio Show this weekend.
  14. Knipester

    Knipester pfm Member

    Did anyone visit Strictly stereos room today at cranage where Lee had his 8c’s on display?
  15. Nikola Krivorov

    Nikola Krivorov pfm Member

    A few pictures would be nice as well...
  16. al2002

    al2002 pfm Member

    The latest stereophile magazine has just arrived in the mail.

    They review the D&D 8C. Measurements show excellent FR and directivity. The measurements are in the same class as the Kii 3's. It has more DSP options than the Kii 3 which aids in matching the speaker to the room's acoustics. The reviewer indicates that the factory default D & D balance is warmer than that of the Kii 3.

    Should be available for free on the Stereophile site in a couple of weeks.
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  17. Purité Audio

    Purité Audio Trade: Purite Audio

    Kal’s conclusion,

  18. Strictly Stereo

    Strictly Stereo Trade: Strictly Stereo

    Thank you Keith.
  19. Strictly Stereo

    Strictly Stereo Trade: Strictly Stereo

    Better late than never...?


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  20. AndyU

    AndyU pfm Member

    You can get a 12 issue digital subscription to Stereophile through Zinio for a hardly bank-breaking $9.99. The review is, as usual, a good one, though it is strange that no one cared to measure the in-room close to a wall behaviour, since this is a particular feature of the design. Would also be good to have some news about the Roon readiness - what is stopping it being available?
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