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  Topic: Softening the T27
HightechRedneck

Replies: 22
Views: 13975

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2011 10:34 pm   Subject: Re: "It is very noticeable that the R101s are more aggr
Have a look here: http://s891.photobucket.com/albums/ac114/AndyGoloskof/

Scroll down to "The Pretender". To tame the HF I used concentric layers of felt, making a sort of a felt horn. ...
  Topic: Softening the T27
HightechRedneck

Replies: 22
Views: 13975

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:05 pm   Subject: Re: "It is very noticeable that the R101s are more aggr

This afternoon I remembered that I had some foam weather stripping out in the garage. I checked to see if it would work as a substitute for the foam inside the grills, which came OEM on the KEF. T ...
  Topic: Softening the T27
HightechRedneck

Replies: 22
Views: 13975

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2011 6:22 am   Subject: Re: "It is very noticeable that the R101s are more aggr

This afternoon I remembered that I had some foam weather stripping out in the garage. I checked to see if it would work as a substitute for the foam inside the grills, which came OEM on the KEF. T ...
  Topic: Softening the T27
HightechRedneck

Replies: 22
Views: 13975

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 6:24 am   Subject: "It is very noticeable that the R101s are more aggressi
I have read this train of comments before and reasoned the foam missing from my pair of KEF R101 speakers was probably of little consequence. Still I noticed a very significant shift in the response ...
  Topic: KEF Reference 101
HightechRedneck

Replies: 8
Views: 6458

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 4:56 pm   Subject: My thoughts too but...
but none over his only the coarse weave of a formed cloth cap

Sounds like a sly repair to badly behaved child damage.

Colin,
That was my first thought as well, but careful examination using a ...
  Topic: KEF Reference 101
HightechRedneck

Replies: 8
Views: 6458

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 5:08 am   Subject: KEF Reference 101 Manufacturing Variations
I have a friend who recently acquired a pair of KEF Reference 101's. Upon receipt, we noticed that the dust cap on his B110 woofers was different from mine. There is a glossy coating over my dust ca ...
  Topic: Amazing after all these years
HightechRedneck

Replies: 2
Views: 2017

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Mon Nov 29, 2010 7:19 pm   Subject: Amazing after all these years
What I've found most interesting is how system changes upstream are more apparent with the much older KEF speakers as opposed to newer things.

I did perform a comparison with the Harbeth P3 from ...
  Topic: Amazing after all these years
HightechRedneck

Replies: 2
Views: 2017

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Fri Nov 26, 2010 3:29 pm   Subject: Amazing after all these years
I and a friend have both acquired a pair of KEF 101s and continue to be amazed at how they outperform contemporary speakers we have (JMLab 826 / Acoustic Zen Adagio). We are both using bandpass subwo ...
  Topic: KEF Reference 101
HightechRedneck

Replies: 8
Views: 6458

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:32 pm   Subject: Thanks for Reply proffski
I know the 101 speakers used tight tolerance capacitors and I have found a supplier that will grade and tolerance their capacitors for a slight premium. The capacitors they sell also looked remarkably ...
  Topic: KEF Reference 101
HightechRedneck

Replies: 8
Views: 6458

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:02 am   Subject: KEF Reference 101
Hello,
I recently acquired a pair of KEF 101 speakers in nice cosmetic condition but it appears two small capacitors (10uf) have leaked the electrolyte onto the circuit board and corroded away the tr ...
 
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