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  Topic: Colin Royle
terry

Replies: 20
Views: 27190

PostForum: Obituaries, Tributes and Memories    Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 2:38 pm   Subject: Speakers
Good luck with the project. Let us know how you get on.
  Topic: Auskef crossover layout
terry

Replies: 10
Views: 5857

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 8:17 pm   Subject: Falcon 53
If my memory serves me well Colin told me that Malcolm Jones was responsible for its design and KEF may still have the patent. That perhaps explains why it has not appeared here. Perhaps an enquiry to ...
  Topic: Are modern speakers actually better speakers?
terry

Replies: 16
Views: 12419

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 3:35 pm   Subject: Colin remembered
Having just completed the post above I immediately thought about Colin Royle who I am sure you all remember. So often I got an flea in my ear by email after posting on this forum. All the inaccuraci ...
  Topic: Are modern speakers actually better speakers?
terry

Replies: 16
Views: 12419

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 3:25 pm   Subject: A vintage ramble
After a few faltering starts I was convinced many years ago of the need to attend to the front end of my HiFI system first. My opinion remains unchanged on that. I was also convinced many many years ...
  Topic: Production of Low Loss Alcaps has now stopped
terry

Replies: 2
Views: 3055

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Thu May 30, 2013 10:21 pm   Subject: Production of Low Loss Alcaps has now stopped
I have just received the following useful message from Jerry Bloomfield of Falcon Acoustics.

"I ought to let you know that the production of Low Loss Alcaps has now stopped. Iím sorry to sa ...
  Topic: how do SP1049 surrounds get into this state?
terry

Replies: 3
Views: 2432

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 8:10 pm   Subject: Ditto
I have a pair in the loft exactly like that.
  Topic: Dipping my toes in
terry

Replies: 7
Views: 4033

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Tue May 18, 2010 8:13 pm   Subject: Good one
Good one Colin. I haven't seen that one before. I can feel a diy project coming on. Very Happy
  Topic: What should be my next pair of Kefs?
terry

Replies: 31
Views: 15582

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2009 8:23 pm   Subject: Reality
I think that it is impossible to match the reality of a live orchestral concert in a home situation with any HiFi system.

You are right about the sound of an organ. I remember standing just insi ...
  Topic: What should be my next pair of Kefs?
terry

Replies: 31
Views: 15582

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2009 5:23 pm   Subject: Colouration
Agreed Proffski

All speakers are coloured and we all have different capabilities with respect to hearing.

All rooms are different, and source components, amplifiers, supports, power supplies ...
  Topic: A History of Kef Drive Units
terry

Replies: 13
Views: 8508

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 10:14 pm   Subject: Well done KEF
It is good to see that KEF is at last dealing with historical matters. We have successfully filled a void over the last few years. This forum, however, has a wealth of information and anecdotes whic ...
  Topic: 1974 Kef Concerto
terry

Replies: 6
Views: 7187

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 4:24 pm   Subject: 1974 Kef Concerto
Also I would like to know your recommendations of what kind of amplifier

Depends on what kind of sound you want.

I should use to hook these up to, as my other System is too powerful (an Ameri ...
  Topic: 1974 Kef Concerto
terry

Replies: 6
Views: 7187

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 4:17 pm   Subject: Re: 1974 Kef Concerto
I have owned a pair of Kef Concerto speakers for about 15 years now, and although I have not used them for a long time I would be interested in restoring them. one speaker is in ok condition and works ...
  Topic: Kef Dual Concentrics
terry

Replies: 6
Views: 5108

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Thu Nov 13, 2008 9:21 pm   Subject: Link
Thanks for link. Paper certainly should be linked from this site.
  Topic: Replacement Main+Bass speakers for '73 Kef Cadenza
terry

Replies: 7
Views: 6049

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:04 pm   Subject: No longer made
David

You won't be able to buy replacement units new. eBay is one possibility for purchasing direct replacements. Also view this [url=http://www.hifiloudspeakers.info/Anatomy/SpeakerSystems/Caden ...
  Topic: Rake angle on Maidstone
terry

Replies: 28
Views: 12663

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2008 6:14 pm   Subject: Confirmed Arrival
Files arrived and [url=http://www.hifiloudspeakers.info/Anatomy/KEFDocuments/DocumentsIndex.html]on the site

Many thanks

Terry
 
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