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Old 22nd July 2019, 08:21 AM   #51
gadut is offline gadut  Indonesia
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Need advice, should I jump into Lowther league?
I have never expected any "bass" from a FullRange driver with 1mm xmax, more to coherent sound for vocal and treble. additional woofer/subwoofer is mandatory for me.

i know people with 45 or 300B admire single driver for whole spectrum but huge size for the box. I rather biamp with no/minimum baffle for FR then choose badass box for subwoofer which they are designed for.
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Old 22nd July 2019, 05:03 PM   #52
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Need advice, should I jump into Lowther league?
if you get the chance, listen to a 15" full range driver - the bass is much better than those toy 4" drivers...
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Old 22nd July 2019, 08:42 PM   #53
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Look at the PM6A driver version with silver voice-coil. The FR curve does not have that horrible peaky treble. This is the ONLY driver that I would consider from Lowther.

So when you read about Lowther shout you are reading about a huge rising treble response. When you read that Nelson Pass likes the Lowther PM6A-Silver, it's because it's the one driver that doesn't.
I still think that, although I also have some nice Voxatives, Cubes, and Feastrex which are comparable.

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Old 22nd July 2019, 08:46 PM   #54
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Have you heard the Jordan Eikona Nelson and gadut and anyone else?
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Old 23rd July 2019, 01:08 AM   #55
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if you get the chance, listen to a 15" full range driver - the bass is much better than those toy 4" drivers...
i can say the bass from my 21" is much better than my 15" fullrange or the treble is much more airy on my T90a or Beston rt002-dipole than all my FR inventory

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I still think that, although I also have some nice Voxatives, Cubes, and Feastrex which are comparable.

hail to the Holy Fullrange

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Have you heard the Jordan Eikona Nelson and gadut and anyone else?
I have not, Alpair 10p should be enough for me. i recon it's the clone of Jordan
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Old 23rd July 2019, 04:45 AM   #56
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Anyone who is interested, custom made Phenolic Damper for lowther. I only cut a few pieces but never had the mood or time to experiment with them.


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Old 26th July 2019, 06:30 PM   #57
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I've tried several Lowther's in open baffles but never for long.
The PM6A is the only one that came close (never heard the silver coil one).
Went from ML Electrostat's, to attempted Lowther OB, to an active 3 way horn system with subwoofers that is "in process"

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Old 26th July 2019, 07:17 PM   #58
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Have you heard the Jordan Eikona Nelson and gadut and anyone else?
The eikona 2 in a decent rear loaded horn shines with good amplification driving them. Truly full range.
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Old 26th July 2019, 07:23 PM   #59
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In my late teens I had a pair of PM6s in authentic Acoustica cabinets and an original Lowther amp with, if I remember correctly EL506 PP. That had a fantastic sound stage and purity but not the banging bass line that rock music of the era required. I sold it "for a song".
Maybe it's just nostalgia but I would love to hear a setup like that again.
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Old 27th July 2019, 01:04 PM   #60
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The eikona 2 in a decent rear loaded horn shines with good amplification driving them. Truly full range.
Yes, I've seen your horn, very impressive, I have mine in the VTL cabinet, very happy with them, but I use subs to relieve the bottom end.
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