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  1. If that is true, then that is on March 9th for those who did not have Paul's birthday written on the calendar.
  2. Seller has another ad for one Belle top grill. https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/ele/d/elmhurst-klipsch-belle-upper-speaker/7264268060.html
  3. I like the way you think. I would be devastated to loose my LCR WO Chorus II's. Glad you found a workaround here.
  4. $150. Chicago. From reading the ad I think these may be NOS. Double check the part#. https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/ele/d/elmhurst-klipsch-cornwall-speaker/7264197261.html Seller has another ad for one Belle top grill. https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/ele/d/elmhurst-klipsch-belle-upper-speaker/7264268060.html
  5. Some of the Record Heads in this forum may also be movie buffs. New release. January 17, 2020 John Carpenter Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998 With Exclusive Slipmat https://www.shoutfactory.com/product/john-carpenter-anthology-with-exclusive-slipmat?product_id=7350&utm_source=rejoiner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=John+Carpenter+Birthday+Sale+1%2F12%2F21&utm_content=JOHN+CARPENTER+BIRTHDAY+SALE+-+1%2F11%2F21&rjnrid=dDoNrrA Disk art is ok, but not a fan of the cover art.
  6. All gone! Now $599.00 Was $1,100.00 Save $501.00 (46%) https://www.musicdirect.com/integrated-amp/marantz-hd-amp1-integrated-amp-dac
  7. I love OPPO media players!
  8. Deang is done. Call JEM and report back. Then if they won't do the work, call the place I suggested earlier because they are legit, but not factory accurate "voltage tranfer curve", but can definitely build a high quality board. If you read the links I post you will understand why so few are involved in this kind of work. Applied math yes, applied income...well a few actually figured that part out pretty well.
  9. For continuity and those who want more answers 202 https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.ti.com/lit/pdf/snoa224&ved=2ahUKEwjMoKr3_IzuAhUBAZ0JHQ9eAKQQFjAVegQIDxAB&usg=AOvVaw1K2sJPOSLZkoxVaff7o3dV
  10. Great! Now that you understand, read this and ask again. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roll-off
  11. Practical capacitors and inductors as used in electric circuits are not ideal components with only capacitance or inductance. However, they can be treated, to a very good degree of approximation, as being ideal capacitors and inductors in series with a resistance; this resistance is defined as the equivalent series resistance (ESR). If not otherwise specified, the ESR is always an AC resistance, which means it is measured at specified frequencies, 100 kHz for switched-mode power supply components, 120 Hz for linear power-supply components, and at its self-resonant frequency for general-application components. Additionally, audio components may report a "Q factor", incorporating ESR among other things, at 1000 Hz. Ask again once you understand all of the above including the links provided.
  12. I am in for one first pressing, first edition, with dust jacket please. Can we get book signings done? The antiquarian book collector in me is asking a sincere question here.
  13. Ignore. I was unaware until now. See below.
  14. If this is in fact true, then I have no problem saying it is a very poor design choice intended for one single purpose only. What you can do then from this point forward is entirely based on your budget and willingness to move away from the original network. Anyone with the technical capability of measuring and designing a new network for the purpose of solving specific issues with a poorly designed crossover would find it very time consuming and therefore very expensive. There are countless speaker models out there in the world to choose from. A relatively low budget model will never get the attention required to address these kind of things. I own a couple of pairs of speakers, which are of a very highly regarded design, and also happen to have an extremely complex crossover, and parts count alone prevents anyone other than a few motivated owners with high level of talent and knowledge from doing any refinement except on their very own pairs. I am just saying you will likely not locate a tech, service center, or even a DIY'er who will want to do this work at a budget that will commensurate with the value of your speakers. Your choices are very limited. Compromises will need to be made. Or buy new speakers.
  15. MADISOUND https://www.madisoundspeakerstore.com/ Simple. Send them a crossover schematic and they will build a board for you. Printed circuit using high quality parts. You can choose the level of quality. If you want to tweak a circuit design, just send them a valid schematic with the changes and that is what you will get. They are local for me. I have talked with the owners in person multiple times over the years. They build anything you send them. Not brand specific. They design and sell their own models also. Send them this https://community.klipsch.com/applications/core/interface/file/attachment.php?id=121396 or this https://community.klipsch.com/applications/core/interface/file/attachment.php?id=121395 They will look something like this (for demonstration purposes only)
  16. Very cool. Nice price. Please let us know when the RP-160M's appear at 1/2 price.
  17. 314carpenter


    Deal is now dead.
  18. Now included with any order... Free 14 Day HBO MAX subscription code.
  19. I know it has been a while, but I thought it was important to add this here. I envisioned something similar earlier, but this is much better than what was available at that time. Alexa Care Hub. https://www.amazon.com/Alexa-Care-Hub/b?ie=UTF8&node=21390531011 Introducing the Care Hub, a free feature in the Alexa app that gives you new ways to remotely check in on parents or loved ones. With an Echo device at your loved one's home and the Alexa app on your phone, you’ll know they’re up and active. You can also get notified if they ask Alexa for help. It’s a simple way to feel close even when you're apart. It’s easy to check in and know everything is going well throughout the day. A quick glance at the activity feed shows your loved one’s activity by category (like entertainment). You won’t see the song they played or what they said. Set up alerts to notify you if there's no activity or when the first interaction happens every day. It’s reassurance for you and independence for them. Alexa will call and send a notification to your phone if your loved one asks for help. You can then call or drop in on them through the Care Hub, or decide to contact emergency services.
  20. Updated the List. Over 60 Titles to choose from. Discounts available for Orders over $25. Blu-Ray's I Have For Sale (New Unopened) Ant-Man And The Wasp w/slipcover (Walmart Exclusive disk only) Spider-Man 1 Spider-Man 3 (w/digital code sticker) (maybe illegible) Robocop (Metalpack) https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/RoboCop-Blu-ray/103953/ Taboo (TV Series) The Road Warrior Gravity Focus Trespass Barbershop The Next Cut Chips The Hunger Games Catching Fire w/slipcover Freeway Killer Frenzy Heatstroke Help I Shrunk My Parents Help I Shrunk My Teacher High Voltage Jack And Diane Scary Movie 5 Tell Touchy Feely We'll Never Have Paris Superman III Jackie Chan's First Strike The Conjuring 2 A.D. The Bible Continues (TV series) Tammy Going In Style Killer Klowns From Outer Space Master w/slipcover DVD's I Have For Sale (New Unopened) Freedom Fighters: The Ray Batman The Killing Joke Batman The Dark Knight Returns Part 2 Batman Secrets Of The Caped Crusader Justice League Doom 4K's I Have For Sale (New Unopened) The Incredible Hulk 4K (2008) (slipcover) Spider-Man Homecoming 4K More BLU-RAY's I Have For Sale (New Unopened) Apocalypto Maleficent Jungle Book (live) Patriots Day Friday the 13th/ A Nightmare On Elm Street/ Freddy VS Jason Triple Feature Jurassic World (Round Tin) MAMA Life (BBC Series) (Oprah Winfrey) Coffy (Arrow) (Region BLU-RAY's I Have For Sale (Used Opened) Cinderella https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Cinde...lu-ray/118775/ Mad Max Fury Road https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Mad-M...lu-ray/141430/ The Revenant https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/The-R...lu-ray/123436/ Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1 Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 The Revenant Cinderella (Live) Spider-man Homecoming Aladdin (Live) Avengers Infinity War (rental) Frozen Planet (Disk 3 only) The Omen Collection (Fox) DVD's I Have For Sale ( New Unopened) Spider-Man 2 (Superbit w/slip) https://www.blu-ray.com/dvd/Spider-Man-2-DVD/18825/ DVD's I Have For Sale (Used Opened) Indiana Jones The Complete Adventure Collection Planet Earth
  21. Old news. It is now ok for anyone to question and comment. Not just me. Anyone. You too. No one is special here. We learned all about this prior to this thread creation. I did not and will not bash any thread. I feel like YOU are trying to bully me. That is not OK. STOP. This is the way.
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