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Old 4th February 2019, 03:47 AM   #1
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So why is this driver continued to get so many very bad reviews, I have them in my Pensil A7 pensil cabinets, WOW, after (200 hrs of breakin at 5-8) the bass is really big and tight and the rest is fantastic....Jimi Hendrix, ...etc.
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Old 4th February 2019, 06:34 AM   #2
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Well, they're not the smoothest of FR curves of Mark's drivers, but then again they were tailored specifically that way.
Among my numerous redundant / experimental builds over the past dozen or so years, I used a pair of them per side in a variant of Castle Microtower, and didn't personally find them all that hurtful. They were adopted into a good home a few years ago, and no complaints from the new owners.
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We rather liked the CHN-70. Not the flattest of speakers but it is capable of very good DDR (capability to reproduce small details).

I am sure some genuinly don’t like it, and many that decide they don’t like it after only looking at the FR.
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Old 4th February 2019, 03:50 PM   #4
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I actually struggle to keep them in stock they sell so well, if you just accept that aren't that flat then they are a perfectly good driver IMHO
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Old 4th February 2019, 03:57 PM   #5
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I wanted to like it, I bought one to test. The published FR was actually misleading and much has been written about that. The driver is well made, but it's harsh. I'm one of those folk that are sensitive to such things whereas others crave the 'aliveness'. I would not recommend the driver unheard to anybody, especially as there are so many other drivers you can choose instead.
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Old 8th February 2019, 02:48 AM   #6
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Probably not enough interest to design a Pensil specifically for this little guy....? Doesn't hurt to ask, what do you think Scottmoose....
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You mean this one?

https://frugal-phile.com/boxlib/pens...lan-100914.pdf

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Old 8th February 2019, 03:58 AM   #8
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Wow, Dave, that was fast and all for me, thanks... Seriously, I can't keep up with all the different Pensils, but I'm getting addicted...Thanks again!
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Old 8th February 2019, 04:09 AM   #9
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Ok, so I've got them in a Pensil 7, what benefit do you think I would get in the proper Pensil box? I just bought a table saw so I'm in DIY mode...LOL
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