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  Topic: 40 years
andre

Replies: 9
Views: 5524

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:34 pm   Subject: 40 years
If you like the Calinda, you will love the Cantata. I did this exact change, what Proffski says is very true. They are like a Spendor BC1 on steroids, Great midrange and a huge kick in the bottom end.
  Topic: Calinda vs Cantata
andre

Replies: 13
Views: 11651

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014 7:11 pm   Subject: Calinda vs Cantata
Having had the Cantata a week now, i thought i should report. I like em, quite a lot. The top end and mid is wonderful. With great image width and depth, just as i remember the Spendor BC1 i had a few ...
  Topic: Calinda vs Cantata
andre

Replies: 13
Views: 11651

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 11:02 pm   Subject: Calinda vs Cantata
Yeah the Uk, i have bit the bullet and picking up the Cantata tomorrow. Deciding factor, my nephew is having the Calinda. So i know they are safe from Ebay rapers. I got them from another family membe ...
  Topic: Calinda vs Cantata
andre

Replies: 13
Views: 11651

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Sep 18, 2014 7:02 pm   Subject: Calinda vs Cantata
Neither was referring to some Wilmslow Audio transmission line kits i had, which where a close relative to one of the TDL studio models. Used the TDL metal dome tweeter with a 8" Volt bass mid un ...
  Topic: Calinda vs Cantata
andre

Replies: 13
Views: 11651

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Mon Sep 08, 2014 6:22 pm   Subject: Calinda vs Cantata
Yes i know the 104 and Calinda use the passive radiator, i have also owned 104ab in the past, and think the Calinda is a little better. And i do like bass, proper bass that goes low, i have also had t ...
  Topic: Calinda vs Cantata
andre

Replies: 13
Views: 11651

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sun Sep 07, 2014 6:06 pm   Subject: Calinda vs Cantata
Just a little question. I am currently using a loved pair of Calinda, and am interested to know how the Cantata compare. Is it a worthy upgrade?
  Topic: Colin Royle
andre

Replies: 20
Views: 27190

PostForum: Obituaries, Tributes and Memories    Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 8:21 pm   Subject: Colin Royle
I bob in out this forum, not been here for a while. And now very saddened to read of the loss of Colin. Met him about 4 times, a funny intelligent and eccentric (in a good way) guy. Condolences to his ...
  Topic: IMF ALS40
andre

Replies: 13
Views: 7234

PostForum: Other speakers   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 8:09 pm   Subject: Mids and tops
Not much help with the base drivers, but the mids and tops are the same as what was in a early pair of TLS50 i used to have. Their was no identity on the mids, but Colin informed me that they where El ...
  Topic: Crossover help
andre

Replies: 6
Views: 7300

PostForum: Other speakers   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2008 3:35 pm   Subject: Crossover help
The speaker was designed by Richard Macdonald, and used a Elac 25DT 30 metal dome tweeter. Interesting that you ask if the TDL unit is Elac, i dont know as it has no markings. I have an article on the ...
  Topic: Crossover help
andre

Replies: 6
Views: 7300

PostForum: Other speakers   Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2008 7:41 pm   Subject: Crossover help
I have a pair of Wilmslow Audio transmission lines. They consist of a Volt BM220 8 inch base and a TDL metal dome tweeter that appears to be the same as TDL used in its high end Monitor series TLs in ...
  Topic: Tweeter question
andre

Replies: 2
Views: 3536

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2007 4:26 pm   Subject: Tweeter question
Not to do with KEf but if the terminals on the tweeter are noy marked, is there a way of telling which is + and -. As in my TDL metal dome that i think are the same as what is used in there older moni ...
  Topic: T-Line with B200
andre

Replies: 15
Views: 11495

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Mon May 28, 2007 3:45 pm   Subject: T-Line with B200
The IMF TLS 50 did indeed use the SP1014 B200.
  Topic: Wilmslow Audio kits
andre

Replies: 2
Views: 4131

PostForum: Other speakers   Posted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 3:03 pm   Subject: Wilmslow Audio kits
Yo Colin its the BM220b. Its still currently available and used in Wilmslow ported floorstander with a ribbon tweeter. These are about 12 years old, not sure when they moved south.
  Topic: Wilmslow Audio kits
andre

Replies: 2
Views: 4131

PostForum: Other speakers   Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2007 8:25 pm   Subject: Wilmslow Audio kits
Anyone remember if Wilmslow Audio did a kit with Volt BM220b and TDL tweeter in a transmission line. Just won a pair on Ebay for 21, only prob is i now gotta go from oop here in Lanashire to down the ...
  Topic: IMF Mids
andre

Replies: 6
Views: 5452

PostForum: Other speakers   Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2007 8:13 pm   Subject: Madman
And a quick hello to you Colin, how are you doing you mad scintist you.
 
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