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  1. rollcentre

    rollcentre Boom-tizzz

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    Here's another one. Kinda gives you a proper tour of the stereo. Also it wouldn't be a bad idea to dust off your roller skates and grab a full can of aquanet. The record is Supremes High Energy (1976) Motown label Holland-Dozier-Holland. I don't know who that is singing, but lawd she has some pipes.



    Sorry, I had 4 shots of expresso right before filming this. :D
     
  2. gdmoore28

    gdmoore28 Super Member

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    Hi Rollcentre. Your equipment looks great. Very clean, orderly, and professional. I like!

    Do you still have the horns turned up full blast on the Valencias? Thru my Altec computer speakers they sound waaaaaay too hot and overbearing. I know that attenuating the 811s causes some HF loss, but it would be nice to hear them balanced and neutral.

    Being an Altec owner, too, I'm curious if you are bothered by the HF loss when the horns are balanced. This is a common complaint with the Valencias and many other Altec home speakers. Altec came up with a solution for that in the form of the 30923 "Attenuation/Equalization Network." I have it wired into my Altecs and the effect is near magical.

    Excuse my presumptuousness if you are already aware of this. I'm so happy with what the network accomplished on my 802/511s that I like spreading the word about this new-fangled 40 year old cure for the Altec Horn Blues!

    GeeDeeEmm
     
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  3. GD70

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    I thought you were going to say 4 shots of Bourbon! Nice system!
    Love the Motown Funk!
     
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  4. rollcentre

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    GeeDeeEmm, I'm glad you chimed in, and thanks for the kind words. I am actually new to the speakers. I believe on this recording I did have the horns running wide open. I made 3 recordings of this actually. Wide open, one was with the attenuation set at 3.5, one set at 5. I usually listen to them at 5 and tweek them from there. I listened to all three recordings and honestly couldn't tell much of a difference on my phone. The best visually was the one with zero attenuation on the horns, and I pretty sure that's the one that got uploaded.

    These are bone stock Valencia's. The only thing I did was deoxit the l-pads and snip and strip some fresh wire to the connections to the drivers inside the cab. That seemed to make a huge difference.

    Thanks for letting me know about that attenuation network. I'll check into that, because yes, I do like to hear a bit of sparkle from cymbals, hi-hats, tinging on triangles etc. The ortofon SPU doesn't go too high either, but it seems the horns when adjusted at a comfortable level, roll off before the SPU runs out of highs.

    Cheers :beerchug:
     
  5. Delta77

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    It’s not Reggae !!!
    I turned the sub level up a little, seems like too much..
     
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  7. GD70

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    The bass sounded about right with a reggaeish type track like that.
     
  8. GD70

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    Latest video with the AR3's, some LIVE FUNK!
     
  9. sKiZo

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    ... and now for something completely different ...



    Here's what it looks like in the daylight ...

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  10. GD70

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    That was pretty cool!
     
  11. Spiceman50

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    Very cool SKiZo! Nicely done fella.
     
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  12. gdmoore28

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    Loving the natural reverb in that room! Makes the performance sound LIVE!!!

    GeeDeeEmm
     
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  13. gdmoore28

    gdmoore28 Super Member

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    Too cool for school!!!!!! I love that.

    GeeDeeEmm
     
  14. GD70

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    Thanks GeeDee! Prince can rock the house!
     
  15. Porkloin

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    Does Mrs. GD70 enjoy relaxing and listening to those after she's chopped all of that firewood?
     
  16. GD70

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    She's got more energy than me! Besides chopping the firewood, running a marathon, making jerk chicken, then she settles down and starts dancing as a cool down! And she appreciates the effort I put into plugging in the iPod and selecting a track to dance to!
     
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  17. Denten

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    Those AR3's sound impressive in that room! :thumbsup:
    I've had my listening room apart for a much needed face lift, thank's for starting this thread GD, it's given me the motivation to get off my lazy ass and fix up my space.
    I'll be working on another video as soon as I'm done................got ......to.......keep.......thread.......going. :bigok:
     
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    Thanks Denton!
    Glad to be an inspiration!
    The family room is great for acoustics. 12 foot vaulted ceiling, 18 X 22.
    Cheers! Glenn
     
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    A big reason why I have AR3's.
     
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    Denten Super Member

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    I've read that 14" ceilings are the optimum height for listening room acoustics , at 12" you are closer than most of us, very nice, I wish I had a 12" vaulted ceiling. :)
     
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