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  Topic: Replacement of existing internal speaker foam
henryc

Replies: 7
Views: 5195

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sat Jun 03, 2006 11:47 am   Subject: Replacement of existing internal speaker foam
Thanks Proff
I 'll look into it
ATB
Henry
  Topic: DIY project - Kef CS7 vs LS5/3A/AB1
henryc

Replies: 5
Views: 5627

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Sat Jun 03, 2006 11:42 am   Subject: DIY project - Kef CS7 vs LS5/3A/AB1
HEAR HEAR
Lets hear it for the bigun's
Bugger fashion what we want is music beautiful music,it gives one life and happiness afteral it's what it's all about.
I have k's of albums and K's of mp3' ...
  Topic: Replacement of existing internal speaker foam
henryc

Replies: 7
Views: 5195

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Fri Jun 02, 2006 12:07 pm   Subject: Replacement of existing internal speaker foam
Hello Colin
No nothing as scientific as that ,Just the quest to see whether damping materials had improved significantly since these were built and if so whether it is worth exploring .
Believe me I ...
  Topic: Replacement of existing internal speaker foam
henryc

Replies: 7
Views: 5195

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Fri Jun 02, 2006 12:01 am   Subject: Replacement of existing internal speaker foam
Hi Colin
Thanks , I do understand the principle of using the foam to absorb eroneous and unwanted internal vibrations and sound. My question was searching for a better solution and whether there wer ...
  Topic: Replacement of existing internal speaker foam
henryc

Replies: 7
Views: 5195

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Jun 01, 2006 3:11 pm   Subject: Replacement of existing internal speaker foam
Hi
In my constant quest to tweak and improve all I was wondering whether replacing the internal dampening materials is worthwhile?
My LS5/1AC's have a circa 1.75 inch thick yellow foam on top of a 0 ...
  Topic: KEF Concord 1V How do they sound?
henryc

Replies: 3
Views: 12658

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue May 30, 2006 7:57 pm   Subject: KEF Concord 1V How do they sound?
How disrespectful we are Colin
Fancy not taking you up on yer offers!
Thanks for the info ,superb as usual.
Where do you live?
Maybe I can hoover up yer spares
Tell us what you have again
All t ...
  Topic: KEF Concord 1V How do they sound?
henryc

Replies: 3
Views: 12658

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue May 30, 2006 1:28 pm   Subject: KEF Concord 1V How do they sound?
Does anyone have a pair?
What do they sound like?
Quite different to many KEF's
All Views welcome please as I may be able to get a pair in good nick
but too far away to audition them.
All the b ...
  Topic: HELP NEEDED : KEF LS5/1ac Power Amplifier Updater /Refresher
henryc

Replies: 1
Views: 5212

PostForum: Audio equipment   Posted: Mon May 29, 2006 10:56 am   Subject: HELP NEEDED : KEF LS5/1ac Power Amplifier Updater /Refresher
Hello
I am looking for a competent enthusiatic engineer who is willing to update my Kef power amps (see pictures )
Can anyone help

I live in Gloucestershire .
Best regards
Henry
  Topic: KEF LS5/1AC Reference series studio monitors
henryc

Replies: 38
Views: 20321

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sun May 28, 2006 9:54 am   Subject: Just finished internal rewiring the beasts...
My what a revelation ..
The speakers have just been rewired internally. I removed very carefully! the bell wire connections,I still can't believe they used such thin wire to wire up the units,any way ...
  Topic: "reverse engineering services"
henryc

Replies: 2
Views: 2872

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu May 25, 2006 4:39 pm   Subject: "reverse engineering services"
What the hell has this got to do with Speakers
Geddorf...javascript:emoticon('Evil or Very Mad')
  Topic: KEF Cadenzas for sale
henryc

Replies: 1
Views: 2157

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu May 25, 2006 1:09 pm   Subject: KEF Cadenzas for sale
Hi Devski
I am keen to give them a home

Please email me on
h.coelho@btinternet.com with the details
Thanks
Henry
  Topic: Encyclopedia of HIFI and all things audio..Fascinating stuff
henryc

Replies: 1
Views: 2367

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu May 25, 2006 8:36 am   Subject: Encyclopedia of HIFI and all things audio..Fascinating stuff
http://sound.westhost.com/site-map.htm
http://sound.westhost.com/phpBB2/
I came across this This site whilst looking for info on interconnects .
The site has some very interesting if rather " ...
  Topic: KEF LS5/1AC Reference series studio monitors
henryc

Replies: 38
Views: 20321

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue May 16, 2006 12:23 pm   Subject: KEF LS5/1AC Reference series studio monitors
Info needed for friend at Falcon Accoustics!
His response to my enquiries
The spec below was for the LS5/1A as it was passive and was fed by a modified Radford MA25 fixed bias valve amp, fitted wit ...
  Topic: BBC Report: Factors in the design of loudspeaker cabinets
henryc

Replies: 0
Views: 2032

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue May 16, 2006 10:33 am   Subject: BBC Report: Factors in the design of loudspeaker cabinets
http://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/pubs/reports/1977-03.pdf
Happy reading!
  Topic: BBC Report : Loudspeaker design for broadcast monitoring
henryc

Replies: 0
Views: 2046

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue May 16, 2006 10:30 am   Subject: BBC Report : Loudspeaker design for broadcast monitoring
http://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/pubs/reports/1988-14.pdf
Very interesting
 
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