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  Topic: Just sold my KEF 105.2s and replacement T52 tweeters......
adam_audio

Replies: 15
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PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 1:57 am   Subject: Just sold my KEF 105.2s and replacement T52 tweeters......
do they sound better now? or you guys haven't fixed the x-overs yet?

i should probably go through mine.

see ya,
Robby

ATTENTION: Recently it has come to my attention that the pair of KEF Cal ...
  Topic: Just sold my KEF 105.2s and replacement T52 tweeters......
adam_audio

Replies: 15
Views: 11655

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2007 9:53 pm   Subject: Just sold my KEF 105.2s and replacement T52 tweeters......
ATTENTION: Recently it has come to my attention that the pair of KEF Calindas I heard had damaged crossovers. No wonder they sounded so horrible. My apologies for my previous commentary, which is now ...
  Topic: Just sold my KEF 105.2s and replacement T52 tweeters......
adam_audio

Replies: 15
Views: 11655

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:47 pm   Subject: Re: Just sold my KEF 105.2s and replacement T52 tweeters....
YOU ARE UNDER DRIVING THE SPEAKERS!



Right....that's why my amp has zero problem whatsoever driving the hell out of the 85db efficient Harbeth Monitor 30s. Sorry, I don't think it's a power issu ...
  Topic: Just sold my KEF 105.2s and replacement T52 tweeters......
adam_audio

Replies: 15
Views: 11655

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 10:17 am   Subject: Just sold my KEF 105.2s and replacement T52 tweeters......
well, I'm happy you're happy. from my experience, tube or solid state, an underpowered speaker sounds thusly. rolled off bottom end with slow and flubby bass.

reason being has less to do with watta ...
  Topic: Just sold my KEF 105.2s and replacement T52 tweeters......
adam_audio

Replies: 15
Views: 11655

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 12:21 am   Subject: Just sold my KEF 105.2s and replacement T52 tweeters......
there's no reason to trash KEF speakers on a KEF forum.

i love my calindas. the T27 is only spitty if underdriven and not on axis (speakers not on stands). also, they will sound like crap if you us ...
  Topic: Just sold my KEF 105.2s and replacement T52 tweeters......
adam_audio

Replies: 15
Views: 11655

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2007 12:42 am   Subject: Just sold my KEF 105.2s and replacement T52 tweeters......
Goodbye, KEF. Finally heard the Calinda. Thought the bass was the typical "we designed these using giant solid state amps and computers with little regard for tonal accuracy below the midrange&qu ...
  Topic: Difference between Kef 104AB and Calindas ?
adam_audio

Replies: 27
Views: 15254

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2007 8:40 pm   Subject: Difference between Kef 104AB and Calindas ?
hey Adam,

don't take this the wrong way. i think the 105/2 are your speakers and you should be able to do whatever you want with them.

but being you didn't like the cantatas and you tore out the ...
  Topic: Difference between Kef 104AB and Calindas ?
adam_audio

Replies: 27
Views: 15254

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2007 8:34 pm   Subject: Difference between Kef 104AB and Calindas ?
. but some say the T33 is not that great and was a distant second to the T27.




I've listened to the T33. In my opinion, it's unquestionably one of the worst tweeters I've ever heard.

On whi ...
  Topic: Difference between Kef 104AB and Calindas ?
adam_audio

Replies: 27
Views: 15254

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2007 8:28 pm   Subject: Difference between Kef 104AB and Calindas ?
how far is oakland from the land of the lost?

Robby

your 105/2 use the T33, correct?

Robby


You're just down in Oakland, right? Not far from here....


I'll PM you directions....
  Topic: Difference between Kef 104AB and Calindas ?
adam_audio

Replies: 27
Views: 15254

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 2007 5:19 am   Subject: Difference between Kef 104AB and Calindas ?
your 105/2 use the T33, correct?

Robby


No, they use the T52. My 105.2 are modified(fixed). They have new front panels, professionally finished custom made with black satin coated MDF and I've ...
  Topic: Difference between Kef 104AB and Calindas ?
adam_audio

Replies: 27
Views: 15254

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:39 am   Subject: Difference between Kef 104AB and Calindas ?
. but some say the T33 is not that great and was a distant second to the T27.




I've listened to the T33. In my opinion, it's unquestionably one of the worst tweeters I've ever heard.
  Topic: Difference between Kef 104AB and Calindas ?
adam_audio

Replies: 27
Views: 15254

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:22 pm   Subject: Difference between Kef 104AB and Calindas ?
Just curious....how do the Calindas sound compared to the 105.2, which I currently have in my main system? I've also heard Cantatas...but now I'm starting to become very curious about the Calinda or t ...
  Topic: Anyone have experience with Rogers LS5/8 or LS5/9??
adam_audio

Replies: 0
Views: 3029

PostForum: Other speakers   Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2007 7:34 am   Subject: Anyone have experience with Rogers LS5/8 or LS5/9??
Has anyone heard the Rogers LS5/8 or the LS5/9? Just wondering if these are really as smooth as people say they are. My point of reference would be my current KEF 105.2 loudspeakers. Would it be fair ...
  Topic: What is the red light on the 105.2s for..clipping indicator?
adam_audio

Replies: 2
Views: 2503

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2006 5:00 am   Subject: What is the red light on the 105.2s for..clipping indicator?
Okay...so it is a peak level indicator...as I think I've figured out. And the dial on the back is adjustable? How is it set? Do you dial in the WPC of your amplifier? At the time of the incident, the ...
  Topic: What is the red light on the 105.2s for..clipping indicator?
adam_audio

Replies: 2
Views: 2503

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2006 4:55 am   Subject: What is the red light on the 105.2s for..clipping indicator?
Tonight I was having a problem with my amplifier...turned out to be cable related...and my speakers were clipping. At first I thought I had blown a B110...but realized the problem and now they seem to ...
 
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