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  Topic: Celine Dion killed my setup
qguy

Replies: 2
Views: 3143

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2010 7:25 pm   Subject: Celine Dion killed my setup
I dont think its a subwoofer problem, as there is a lot of low frequency energy, I think its the mid-bass slam thats missing ...


Celine Dion? Really? Wink

I don't think the 104-2 will have the ...
  Topic: Celine Dion killed my setup
qguy

Replies: 2
Views: 3143

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2010 2:42 am   Subject: Celine Dion killed my setup
System

AMP Cayin A-70T (push pull 6550)
Speakers Usher X-719, large bookshelf, two way with 7 inch woofer
Sub M&K V75 II (12 inch sub)

I was browsing my CD collection and saw my wifes Ce ...
  Topic: KEF 105's
qguy

Replies: 7
Views: 4949

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue May 19, 2009 1:09 am   Subject: KEF 105's
I would put something in between the floor and the enclosures to raise the 105.2. I damaged my enclosures (no wheels) when water was spilled on the floor and crept into the 105. The enclosure sucks w ...
  Topic: more bass needed from my reference 105 II
qguy

Replies: 28
Views: 14958

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Fri Oct 24, 2008 12:52 am   Subject: Re: more bass needed from my reference 105 II
what happens when you increase the volume ?

hi.
can someone advise on what i can do to my 105 speakers to increase the bass output. i can only generally listen to them at lowish volumes.
  Topic: KEF 105/2 sold for $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
qguy

Replies: 2
Views: 3270

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2008 12:54 am   Subject: KEF 105/2 sold for $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
For US $1700 !!!

http://cgi.ebay.com/Fabulous-KEF-105-2-Reference-speakers-Matched-1-owner_W0QQitemZ160289026306QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item160289026306
  Topic: How to get the most out of 105.2?
qguy

Replies: 57
Views: 31038

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2007 10:07 pm   Subject: How to get the most out of 105.2?
Thats the STOP circuitry

Update report:

Question: there is a small pcb in the head module. What is it for? anything to with mid/hi frequency crossover?

Cheers...
  Topic: How to get the most out of 105.2?
qguy

Replies: 57
Views: 31038

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Wed May 30, 2007 7:01 am   Subject: How to get the most out of 105.2?
Not aware that the 105.2 had fuses, you may be referring to the original 105.

Screens on the tweeter and mid-range had been taken off. Read on another post regarding fuses on tweeters. Any possib ...
  Topic: How to get the most out of 105.2?
qguy

Replies: 57
Views: 31038

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue May 29, 2007 6:49 am   Subject: Re: How to get the most out of 105.2?
Not much high frequency, try the following

1. Remove the screen from the Mid/hi enclosure
2. Toe-in the mid/hi enclosures

Cables.. try silver/silver coated interconnects

I have done 1 and 2 ...
  Topic: Kef b300 in smaller enclosures
qguy

Replies: 21
Views: 20232

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 7:27 pm   Subject: Kef b300 in smaller enclosures
Currently the b300 is driven by a subwoofer amp and operate around 30 - 40 hz

I am happy with th eoutput, but the size of the boxes are too large

If I reduce the box size to around 50 liters, d ...
  Topic: Do Speakers need a warm up period?
qguy

Replies: 3
Views: 3884

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:25 pm   Subject: Do Speakers need a warm up period?
Have you tried turning it on, play some music, leave the room and after an hour or so start to listen ?

if not let us know how it works out..
  Topic: Celestion SL6 / SL6i / SL600
qguy

Replies: 1
Views: 7832

PostForum: Other speakers   Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2007 12:35 am   Subject: Re: Celestion SL6 / SL6i / SL600
I had the Sl61 for a couple of years, these are just fabulous !!!. Thery are imaging monsters !!! sweet, holographic are just a few terms that i can think of right now to describe the Sl6si.

Campa ...
  Topic: what limits the Kef 105.2 to 38HZ
qguy

Replies: 2
Views: 3059

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2007 2:21 am   Subject: what limits the Kef 105.2 to 38HZ
Hi would like to know what limits the KEF 105.2 to 38hz ?

is it the box ? Crossover or the driver ?

From the specs the driver has an Free air resonance of 23 hz (+/- 5 hz)

What is needed to ...
  Topic: kef b300 in isobarik configuration
qguy

Replies: 2
Views: 3572

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2006 3:50 am   Subject: kef b300 in isobarik configuration
good idea ?

any comments on this idea ?
  Topic: reducing midrange output
qguy

Replies: 1
Views: 2759

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2006 10:44 pm   Subject: reducing midrange output
I plan to reduce the midrange output (somewhere in the 800 -1200Khz) range as my loudspeakers are a little too close to me for comfort. If there is simple diy circuit that I can install across the dr ...
  Topic: external crossover
qguy

Replies: 2
Views: 2991

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2006 11:56 pm   Subject: external crossover
would an external passive crossover have any advantage over a crossover thats inside an enclosure
 
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