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I'm looking for some help. I'm new to the forums here and am relatively ignorant when it concerns to audio quality. My system right now is an Onkyo TX-8050n. I have this connected to a set of Klipsch RB-51 IIs, a pair Bose 301 Series IV, and a Klipsch R-10SWi. The Onkyo is being fed by a Yamaha CDC-645 CD player, a Technics SL-D303 turntable, and a Chromecast audio, among some other items. I use the Chromecast audio quite a bit with an analog connection (therefore relying on the Chromecast's DAC). I've been noticing that when I play the opening track "I was Glad," of Harry Christophers and the Sixteen's album A New Heaven, that I have distortion when the sopranos hit high notes. I listen to a lot of sacred and classical choral music, and there are other times where there is clipping and distortion, usually when the sopranos are belting out some high notes. I don't notice the distortion so much with orchestral music. At first I wondered if this was a Chromecast issue, but I tried the same CD this morning, and the distortion seemed to be even worse! The distortion is (it appears to me) in one of the Klipsch bookshelf speakers. Also, that same bookshelf speaker has a very small dent in the copper speaker (the woofer, right? -- see the photo). What do you think the problem is? Do I need to do something with the tweeter? Do I need to replace the speaker/woofer? Is the problem with my receiver/amplifier? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
Here is somebody's opinion of the Top Ten vintage speakers on Ebay. In the Top Ten is the Klipsch RB-51 II. It's a fine speaker, but I think I would have gone with La Scala in the Top Ten, probably in the Top Three. Comments? http://www.ebay.com/gds/Top-10-Vintage-Speakers-/10000000205161038/g.html 1. Dahlquist DQ-10 2. JBL L300 Summit 3. KEF 104/2 Reference 4. Yamaha NS-10 5. Wharfedale E30 6. Altec Lansing 301 7. Sansui SP-5500 8. McIntosh ML-1C 9. Advent 5012 10. Klipsch RB-51 II Do you have your own Top Ten Vintage speaker list? I'd like to see a Top Ten Vintage Klipsch Speaker list. No criteria, just your opinion. Include center speakers if you want.
Following speakers for sale: RC-7 in maple that is immaculate and barely used. It as been in storage for the past 10 years. Flawless. Pair of RB41ii's for sale brand new in box. Only opened to verify contents. Pair of RB51 Ref IV's for sale minimal usage only in 2-channel light listening. Mostly classical music. Excellent condition. Light wear on the bottom of the speakers (light light scratches) from sitting on a bookshelf. These are available for pickup in the Los Angeles area or I can ship them at buyers expense. Message me if you are interested.
Selling My home theater 7.1 setup consisting of 2x RF-63 2x KG 3.5 2x RB-51 1x RC-52 1x RSW 10D driven by a Pioneer Elite SC-55 receiver. included are all the cables and speaker wires. You can reach me at 714-267-8847 OR firstname.lastname@example.org all are in pinnacle sonic condition, and all are in great cosmetic condition except the KG 3.5s all except the kg 3.5s have the original packaging! The RF-52 x2 in the main picture are not part of the package, as they have been replaced by the KG 3.5 x2 Located in oak view CA local pickup would be preferred! will take $3500 for everything