Allan Organ Co. speakers for $40 SFBay

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  1. slowpat

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  2. hammr7

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    They are more than worth the asking price. They are fairly neutral, with ability to handle very low frequencies well (every Allen organ has a 32 Hz note). They may have a bit of high frequency rolloff, but my ears could never notice it.
     
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    Depending on the upstream gear, source, and operator my ears often appreciate some high end roll-off.
     
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    i own several pairs of HC-12s. Allen organ makes quality speakers. There is some debate whether they are suitable for HI-FI or not. I think they sound wonderful but they are a bit bass heavy for my liking in stock form. The crossover components / inductors are high quality and have some serious weight to them. My HC-12s have Eminence woofers and Peerless tweeters and mids.

    I ended up converting 4 of my speakers to passive Subs in part of a tri-amped system. Like Hammr7 mentioned, they play low frequencies very well.
     
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    I've never heard them but $40 looks like a deal based on what is visible.
     
  6. KingBubba

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    I worked up close and personal with Allen Organ speakers. I'd buy them in a sec.
     
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    They look very clean and in a nice environment. Rubber surrounds. $40? Yep, I'd have to try them.
     
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    Did you seal up the other holes and use the mid/tweet elsewhere or did you just leave them in place?
     
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    I am only using the woofers on the hc-12s. I removed the mids and tweeters on one pair and left the others until I get a chance to remove them.
     

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  10. markshan

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    Oh, I thought you meant home hi-fi. Appearance is less critical in a live sound application.
     
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