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Old 4th May 2011, 06:28 PM   #1
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Default I hate my fonkens :(

I build the fonkens with the enabled drivers by planet hi-fi.

Well yeah, I hate the sound. No bass at all, high are super low, almost not present, the midrange sounds great, of course.

I'm super dissapointed...
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Old 4th May 2011, 06:31 PM   #2
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Are the drivers broken in? That will help.

Don't give up on them yet.
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Old 4th May 2011, 06:34 PM   #3
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Are the drivers broken in? That will help.

Don't give up on them yet.
And which drivers??? My Fostex 167's took a solid couple of hundred hours of break in just to get running decent - maybe 500 hrs. to get really broke in.
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Old 4th May 2011, 06:35 PM   #4
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Dude, are you looking for help or just venting?
I bet approching P10 directly in private would have solved your problems in the wink of an eye. I can't see anybody wanting to be too helpfull now....
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Old 4th May 2011, 06:37 PM   #5
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yes, the drivers are broke in.

I'm telling this because I'm wondering if I did something wrong while building it. To know other experience...
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Old 4th May 2011, 06:39 PM   #6
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Break-in is important.

Is there sufficient clearance around the internal vent entrance inside the box (oe damping material is not obscuring them).

Is the box free of leaks?

What amplifier? What speaker cable?

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Old 4th May 2011, 06:48 PM   #7
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yes I've been really carefull with the damping inside.

The drivers are break-in.

And dave, sorry I dont want to spread negative reviews around your company, I'm just really unimpressed with the speakers.

I can'T be sure if they are free of leaks, free of major leaks yeah, but I can never know for sure if theres little leaks...
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Old 4th May 2011, 07:04 PM   #8
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What amplifier? What speaker cable? No lows, no highs could be an amp with too high a damping factor.

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Old 4th May 2011, 07:12 PM   #9
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basic cable speakers, and its connected to a bottlehead sex
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Old 4th May 2011, 07:22 PM   #10
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What drivers? How many single drivers have you listened to? Also, I would not expect much bass out of that amp.
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