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DIY cabinet Kef Chorale ???

 
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robinson
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 05, 2005 1:29 pm    Post subject: DIY cabinet Kef Chorale ??? Reply with quote

Did it have detail design dimension of the box? What material and thickness of the speaker box? Any experience can be shared? I want to make a pair.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 05, 2005 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The information you requie is here
http://www.hifiloudspeakers.info/Anatomy/KEFDocuments/KEFKITsLeaflet/HiFiKEFKITSLeafletp4.html
Although a more competent design is here
http://www.falcon-acoustics.co.uk/Chorale%20upgrade%20sheet.pdf
For suitable aB crossovers, talk to Malcolm Jones.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2005 3:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ColinR wrote:
The information you requie is here
http://www.hifiloudspeakers.info/Anatomy/KEFDocuments/KEFKITsLeaflet/HiFiKEFKITSLeafletp4.html
Although a more competent design is here
http://www.falcon-acoustics.co.uk/Chorale%20upgrade%20sheet.pdf
For suitable aB crossovers, talk to Malcolm Jones.


The detail structure did not mention in the reference, such as inner structure and thickness.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2005 12:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A Chorale box is just that, made from 0.5" mitred veneered chipboard with 0.75" *2" triangular blocks in the corners of the rectangle, the front and rear baffles are mitred into this, there are no internal braces, or bits of deadsheet to to break up resonance's or damp the panels.

So make your KK1's out of 18mm plywood and use a router to let in 0.5" square bracing strips to form trapizoidal shapes to taste.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2005 5:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 05, 2006 9:01 pm    Post subject: Falcon Acoustics RIP. Reply with quote

It is sad, but it seems that due to ill health, resignations and changes Falcon Acoustics is no more.
The website is still there but order not being fulfilled.
The telephone number has changed, but still no replies to emails and that infernal answering machine. Guess time will tell.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 07, 2006 9:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That is a shock. Thanks for letting us know Andy.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 07, 2006 9:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, possibly the and of an era going back a long time in my hobby.

However, whispers today followed this theme...

"I hear that it may survive under a new name & management from a younger member of the original crew.
Wilmslow Audio were not interested allegedly..."
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 09, 2006 9:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hopefully they will be back!
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