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Old 20th January 2003, 12:53 AM   #1
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Hello folks: It's been a while since I posted on this site. I have a couple of questions. First I've been searching for a klipschorn modification web site or chat room where I can find lots of feedback on mods to the large horn loaded models. My second concern is discussion on compatible electronics to use with these speakers; eg. power amps, as I've heard that these speakers can be very harsh in the upper mids & hi's with some electronics. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. Thanks kindly.....................Fred Petersen (fastfreddd@hotmail.com)
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Old 20th January 2003, 07:57 AM   #2
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Have you been to Audio Asylum? They have a high efficiency speaker forum.


I can remember finding a number of links from searches of the posts there.

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Old 20th January 2003, 08:04 AM   #3
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Hi Fred,
You can also go to to the Klipsch forum.
Yes my Klipschorns are very un forgiving. But with the right electronics you will reach Audio Heaven
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Old 14th December 2012, 11:43 PM   #4
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I just got some Klipschorns and discovered that my amp has horrible crossover distortion at low power. Oboes etc - became horrific at 10-100mW input power listening levels such as are reasonable with these speakers. The same amp showed resonances in the bass. A temporary fix was to feed the speakers out of a 5 Ohm 0.5 Ohm divider. Distortion dropped and resonance vanished - as hoped. Class A with a reasonable Zout would seem to be reasonable spec. Maybe also LM1875 which shows distortion low and decreasing below about 500mW.
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