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View Poll Results: Use both measurements and listening?
Yes 20 95.24%
No 1 4.76%
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Old 28th June 2011, 03:09 PM   #11
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If you did not have some form of metrics how could reproduce you results.
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Old 28th June 2011, 10:17 PM   #12
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10 yes and 0 no. good sign

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Old 28th June 2011, 10:22 PM   #13
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Old 28th June 2011, 10:43 PM   #14
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"If it measures good and sounds bad, -- it is bad. If it sounds good and measures bad, -- you've measured the wrong thing."
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Old 29th June 2011, 02:34 AM   #15
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nothing to loose by voting yes
and I can't imagine anyone voting no
even if I use listening only, I cannot recommend it

anyway, most of my knowledge and experience is based on other peoples measurements
would have been totally impossible without
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Old 29th June 2011, 03:10 AM   #16
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Hi, it is such a stupid question, answering it gives credibility it does not deserve, rgds, sreten.

A better question might be can it be done using ears only, not should it be. Not easily IMO.
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Old 29th June 2011, 03:16 AM   #17
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A better question might be can it be done using ears only, not should it be. Not easily IMO.
would also be a 'daft' question
I mean, it would have very little 'reason'

but you might better ask, 'using measurements only

that might be a little less predetermined
but again, I think it would be strange to design a speaker without listening to it
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Old 29th June 2011, 03:42 AM   #18
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I vote no!

With all the good simulation software available these day (spice, and others) why would anyone need to measure or listen? Just sim it and you're ready to go! What could be easier?

This is the 21st century, isn't it? Let's get on with it.
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Old 29th June 2011, 03:44 AM   #19
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Ok, we answered the question. What's next? Should we use cows to test audio equipment, huh?
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Playing the devils advocate are we pano? either that or someone has hacked your account!!

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