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Old 5th May 2006, 10:01 AM   #1
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OK, OK, I know this has been discussed several times in the past but it would be good to get feedback from the people who have used them.
I have a set of MK's MLTL's with 207E's and even after 100hrs the mid/high's are still a bit.....bright!
I have the correction circuit in place and have changed it to give me what I see as the optimum setting (it really does work well) but that glare keeps coming back on certain albums.

It doesn't help that I have a T-amp running them either!

Unless there is something else I can do to inhibit the effect, do these phase plugs help? Maybe the Decware socket?

Any tried and tested feedback would be much appreciated.

As a footnote I would like to compliment Martin on a very simple (it needed to be with my abilities) but effective design that has introduced me to the world of high definition sound!

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Old 5th May 2006, 12:48 PM   #2
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Hi, I have some of Planet10's wooden phase plugs set into a pair of RS-401197s in my Buschhorns. They gave an instant improvement, smoothing the treble and I've never felt the need to change them.
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Old 5th May 2006, 03:02 PM   #3
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I have some plannet 10 phase plugs on my FE206e's which have the same cone as your 207's. It seemed to me that the addition of the plugs smoothed out the treble a bit. The character of the driver is still forward though.

You might also consider the $0.99 tweak....you damp the wizzer cone by wrapping a finger sized cylander of teased wool or polyester stuffing between the main cone and the back of the wizzer. Try it, as you have nothing to lose-if you don't like the result, take it off.
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You might also consider the $0.99 tweak....you damp the wizzer cone by wrapping a finger sized cylander of teased wool or polyester stuffing between the main cone and the back of the wizzer. Try it, as you have nothing to lose-if you don't like the result, take it off.

That sounds like a nice and easy one to try first!

Cheers jeremy

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I second JEREMYM`s recommendations. The phase plugs from Planet 10 accomplished exactly what I was hoping for, even exceeded my expectations. Testimonial from another satisfied customer.
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Well I must chime in here and offer something.

I am the guy that cuts the wood and works the lathe, that spins the plugs, that dave sells.

The comments from you guys make me feel happy. I am glad that I make a product that is appreciated and functional. It is motivating to read that others have had the same experience as me.

I am glad you like the plugs I make.
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I am the guy that cuts the wood and works the lathe, that spins the plugs, that dave sells.
They not only work, they're beautifully made items

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I am the guy that cuts the wood and works the lathe, that spins the plugs, that dave sells.
We are the guys, that like the plugs, that you turn on the lathe, that get polished so smooth, that fit so nice, and stick so tight, on the drivers we have.
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Cal, Cal, Cal,

You are a very funny guy. I am glad you picked up on my little joke.

The world is a better place because of you and Jimmy Buffet.

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I can hardly wait till you guys report on what changes they made on the B200. It's been so long since I heard them that I'm actually starting to like the Jordan's again.
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