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Old 31st March 2003, 03:50 PM   #1
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hi all
i am thinking of building a pair of speakers in the near future and have done some reading and listening but have become confussed.
i love the sound of quad 63's but they are out of my price range in addition i like the dynamics presented by some of the kef/tannoy drivers.
the problems i have are -
1. the wife factor - most of the kef/tannoy speakers got the thumbs down ' they looked borring '
2. the room is L shaped and we sit at the far end of the L,the speakers point down the room with the dog leg to their left,which makes it a tad difficult to either have a centre image or have a wide sound stage.can have one but not the other ( unless i am setting up incorrectly - pointers welcome )
3. i would like a less sweet spot sensitive speaker so i dont have to 'fight 'for the spot.

is it possible have good combination of both and still pass the wife test.
am using callas operettas (mk1 with inverted tweeter) with a kit88 amp from wad ( 6550 in pp producing 34w's into class a).
thanks in advance
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the jamo placement guide for your L-shaped room http://www.jamo.com/consumer/placementguide/


something about radial loudspeakers, but don't know the efficiency http://www.decware.com/radials/radials.htm
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Old 1st April 2003, 07:46 AM   #3
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thanks for that.
will have a good look at the lay out page.
i have seen radials before but have never heard a pair. has anyone else.
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