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Old 4th October 2006
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HDguru,

Thanks for sharing your build with us
I have some questions:

is there are a reason why the horn is at the bottom...was it because it was ideal for your mix position

I've read in some forums thats the monitors have to be decoupled from the soffit.In your room it seems integral or am I missing something?.Could you throw more light on this please

thx
Old 4th October 2006
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HDguru,

Thanks for sharing your build with us
I have some questions:

is there are a reason why the horn is at the bottom...was it because it was ideal for your mix position

I've read in some forums thats the monitors have to be decoupled from the soffit.In your room it seems integral or am I missing something?.Could you throw more light on this please

thx
Bit Mangler,

Glad you enjoyed watching our little experiment unfold. Regarding the horn, we had a choice. Considering the room dimensions we could have either set it up as a clients room, or a mixers room. We chose to focus the sweet spot up front, and sacrafice some horn dispersion in the back which meant horns on the bottom. Consequently the mains are like giant nearfields, and I must say it's a lot of fun to sit up there and pump it up. The power, and dynamic range is nothing short of awesome. Even with this configuration there is so much sound shooting out of the cabinets that the back of the room still sounds great. You can definitely hurt yourself in there. Playing Akon, and YJ's "Soul Survivor" at a little over half mast results in a 5 mph breeze in the control room. Truely stunning.

Decoupling the monitors from the soffit. What this means is that the cabinet floats free on the 1/4" rubber liner, and are not bolted, or otherwise fastened to the soffit walls in any way. Floating the cabinets helps to reduce sympathetic vibration in the surrounding structure, and greatly increases low frequency accuracy (sheesh!). You can get the same effect by putting your nearfieilds on neoprene pads, or triangular point supports if your a real audiophile geek.

Happy gear hunting!

JB
Old 5th October 2006
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Finito.
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Old 5th October 2006
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You can definitely hurt yourself in there. Playing Akon, and YJ's "Soul Survivor" at a little over half mast results in a 5 mph breeze in the control room.

It looks incredible! Haha, I use Soul Survivor to test speakers as well, if a system can handle that at loud levels, and everything is fast..best feeling in the world. to me at least.
Old 8th October 2007
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