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  Topic: New to vintage speakers
Marcoss

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PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:12 pm   Subject: New to vintage speakers
Well i am still learning. Ofcourse i was not 100% sure but when i opened the metal and saw the soldering that popped in my mind. Sorry for the wrong quess! I am pleased to hear its all original, thats ...
  Topic: New to vintage speakers
Marcoss

Replies: 21
Views: 14625

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:26 am   Subject: New to vintage speakers
Today i found the courage to replace the socket holders. As the caps of the original were missing and just coulnd find new ones. I bought 2 new socket holders and replaced them, easy fix. Though by op ...
  Topic: New to vintage speakers
Marcoss

Replies: 21
Views: 14625

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 1:13 am   Subject: New to vintage speakers
With regards to the caps i didn't test them, for what they cost I just ordered new ones here

But how did you know if they didnt leak? I can hear you put alot of love in your speakers already, wonde ...
  Topic: New to vintage speakers
Marcoss

Replies: 21
Views: 14625

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 1:00 am   Subject: New to vintage speakers

No. The Elektro Union fuses speced for the T27 are marked T400/250V. "T" in German is "traag" which would be slow or anti-surge. They are glass with visible tiny springs at both ...
  Topic: New to vintage speakers
Marcoss

Replies: 21
Views: 14625

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2013 2:50 am   Subject: New to vintage speakers
As i looked into Garethwatkins his amp i found out about the Yamaha Cr-1020

specs:
1977-1978
2x 70W (8 Ohm, 20...20Khz)
Both channels driven (1Khz) : 2x 75W (8 Ohm)
Power bandwidth (IHF) : 10H ...
  Topic: New to vintage speakers
Marcoss

Replies: 21
Views: 14625

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2013 2:31 am   Subject: New to vintage speakers
Hey all, thank you all for the intrest and the posts! It is a really warm welcome. Learned alot already just this day.

The fuses are a standard physical size "20mm" but that's all that w ...
  Topic: New to vintage speakers
Marcoss

Replies: 21
Views: 14625

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:36 pm   Subject: New to vintage speakers
Richie, how did you know it was better to re-cap the cross-over? Or is that a giving seeing the age of the speakers? I really like to make the speakers original first. Also want to make sure that frie ...
  Topic: New to vintage speakers
Marcoss

Replies: 21
Views: 14625

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:03 am   Subject: New to vintage speakers
And of course testing pics! my colleague got me into this Razz
(taken with phone)

http://imageshack.us/a/img189/9/img0244yv.jpg
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  Topic: New to vintage speakers
Marcoss

Replies: 21
Views: 14625

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:48 am   Subject: New to vintage speakers
Hello there people,

If you dont like a read, then scroll down for the short version Smile

Always when i visit my colleague i am just stunned by the sound quality he has with his setup. I really lov ...
 
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