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by Toppsy
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Not another bleeding omni FFS!
Replies: 73
Views: 1906

Re: Not another bleeding omni FFS!

I'm trying to learn a bit more about speaker design but could do with a Morgan-type equivalent text; how do you go about raising the Qtc to 0.9? It's the Q of the speaker as a whole as I understand it, so what do you do practically to raise it? (BTW there's some fascinating discussions about speake...
by Toppsy
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Phono bake-off
Replies: 1062
Views: 29517

Re: Phono bake-off

Nick wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:28 pm
I have lost interest in him (Mr Hucker), his account is deactivated
Most on here have lost interest in Princess Sweetcheeks Dunn. What's the chance of his account being deactivated so we can get back to being nice friendly forum again? I'm sure I am not only member with this wish.
by Toppsy
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Something stirs in the Undergrowth
Replies: 2125
Views: 206278

Re: Something stirs in the Undergrowth

Thanks Colin for link to Monacor drivers on Max's thread - This one is rather tasty as an OB midrange for Quasar style baffle and crossover - could be worth trying as an alternative to the Supravox 285's , crossover around 150Hz, should give a bit more bass extension ; Qt is 0.40 . Be good to compa...
by Toppsy
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Phono bake-off
Replies: 1062
Views: 29517

Re: Phono bake-off

The Stratmangler wrote:
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:12 pm
andrew Ivimey wrote:
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:59 pm
dear oh dear, if it gives anyone pleasure I'm happy to be banned from buying NVA equiment. My life is too too short.
Can I be banned too?
You can add Scott and myself onto that list, please.
by Toppsy
Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Speakers
Topic: OB with Alpair 12P and Eminence Beta 15
Replies: 95
Views: 3213

Re: OB with Alpair 12P and Eminence Beta 15

Max, Have you had a look at the Monacor range of 18" and 15" woofers? http://www.monacor.co.uk/categories/speaker-technology/ I'm not up on the price of the Eminence drivers but I can get you any the Monacor drivers at Trade price. Send me a email of any the drivers that look to meet your requiremen...
by Toppsy
Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Simple 2-way small floorstander
Replies: 22
Views: 1612

Re: Simple 2-way small floorstander

Andrew, It is pleasing for us that these speakers have more than met your expectations and they have got your wife's seal of approval. I have to admit that they have bettered my initial expectations but this is down to Scott's design expertise and Chris's much appreciated feedback and fine tuning mo...
by Toppsy
Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Simple 2-way small floorstander
Replies: 22
Views: 1612

Re: Simple 2-way small floorstander

Just finished the grilles before I wrap them up in protective bubble-wrap ready for AndrewL to take them to the Owston meet. Phil has very kindly offered to act as intermediary courier and take them home with him on Sunday for the new owner to collect from Phil's place next week. Though the prime re...
by Toppsy
Sun Jun 04, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Simple 2-way small floorstander
Replies: 22
Views: 1612

Re: Simple 2-way small floorstander

Max N wrote:
Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:25 pm
Just seen these Colin. They are gorgeous, lovely job with the veneer. What wood is it? And what did you finish it with?
Max, the veneer is Santos Rosewood. The finish is 3-coats of General Finishes High Performance water based top coat varnish. A mixture of 50% Gloss and 50% flat.
by Toppsy
Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Speakers
Topic: NVA Cube 2
Replies: 34
Views: 1791

Re: NVA Cube 2

ed wrote:
Fri May 26, 2017 9:17 am
Tuesday is good for me...
thanks Steve and Steve
OK come on you guys so how did the group listening go?
We need to know what you all thought of these speakers, be that good, bad or indifferent. Based on Steve Cresswells' original review I'd expect a positive / favourable result.
by Toppsy
Mon May 29, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Simple 2-way small floorstander
Replies: 22
Views: 1612

Re: Simple 2-way small floorstander

They look superb Colin. :) Thanks Phil. The look of the speakers has much to do with Scott's design skills as my own at cabinet building. Well I must confess these have turned out far better than I had originally thought. Scott has really done a superb design job of these speakers. I must give cred...
by Toppsy
Mon May 29, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Simple 2-way small floorstander
Replies: 22
Views: 1612

Simple 2-way small floorstander

Not sure anyone will be interested but thought I'd post some photos of my and Scott's latest speakers. They are a pair of small floor standing speakers that were a commission build. The client wanted a small 2-way speaker and is a great fan of the ProAc range but his budget wouldn't stretch to the p...
by Toppsy
Sun May 28, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Alpair 12P vs 12PW
Replies: 21
Views: 1480

Re: Alpair 12P vs 12PW

Hi Colin I've sent the payment, hopefully you should get it today. I also sent an email with phone number for the courier, did you get that OK? Cheers Max Hi Max, Though I haven't checked my account (don't do online banking) I'm sure payment has gone through OK. Got the email thanks and sent a repl...
by Toppsy
Fri May 12, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Alpair 12P vs 12PW
Replies: 21
Views: 1480

Re: Alpair 12P vs 12PW

Max N wrote:
Fri May 12, 2017 6:36 am
Toppsy wrote:
Thu May 11, 2017 10:16 am
Hi Max,
Just checked Max and No PM in my inbox. Best if you send me a email rather than PM and we'll take things from there.
Regards
Colin
Hi Colin, email sent, cheers
Max,
email received and replied to.
Regards
Colin
by Toppsy
Thu May 11, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Alpair 12P vs 12PW
Replies: 21
Views: 1480

Re: Alpair 12P vs 12PW

Colin's just got a new Harley to play with, so he might have been out & about. ;) Come and then Colin... spill the beans What have you got ? Yes please Colin, a picture would be nice. We've got a few bikers on here now. :) I wasn't going to say anything on the forum but as Scott has let the cat out...
by Toppsy
Thu May 11, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Speakers
Topic: Alpair 12P vs 12PW
Replies: 21
Views: 1480

Re: Alpair 12P vs 12PW

Max N wrote:
Wed May 10, 2017 7:05 pm
Hi Colin
Let me know if you got the pm.
Cheers
Max
Hi Max,
Just checked Max and No PM in my inbox. Best if you send me a email rather than PM and we'll take things from there.
Regards
Colin