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  • I would use lower priced caps, and like westmassguy said, apply some sound absorbtion on the back and sides. But saying that, pretty sure this was meant to be a relatively loud, and more towards boomy bass at the expense of deep bass. With ports t…
  • Cool, thinking about going to see it soon with some friends!
    in IT Comment by K_M September 15
  • We got ours for around $1,000, and they were in very good shape, not perfect, but not all messed up or anything.
  • I can not for the life of me remember which one it was, but I am certain one of our vintage Polks actually had a few different drivers used, that did not coincide with what was supposed to be in them, and we got them from the original owner, (inher…
  • http://www.ebay.com/itm/Polk-Audio-LSi9-Bookshelf-Speaker-Cherry-Finish-One-Speaker-/132187025634?hash=item1ec6f5f0e2:g:~bYAAOSw3gJZEiK2 Found this, but the price is Mega high!
  • ^^^ Either way, looks quite tedious!!
  • Curious, why not remove the dust cap, so the alignment can be visually seen or shims placed around the voice coil to get a more precise alignment?
  • la2vegas wrote: » Not speakers but they are vintage speaker stands. Has to be a joke, right?https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/ele/d/vintage-handmade-speakers/6283997595.html You must own a loft to appreciate those....
  • leftwinger57 wrote: » Pretty interesting as I just had a #6511 go bad on me but in my 2Bs. No raw speakers for replacement on the WTB site or E-Bay so I'm getting a new one from Polk. Now when they were working it looked like they were pumping in …
  • decato wrote: » Yes, the single dimensional driver will exhibit greater excursions than the four dimensional drivers. I have the 3.1TLs and observed this behavior. Even on the 1.2TL, the four MW 6511s move more than the four MW 6503s when playin…
  • afterburnt wrote: » I'm 14 That explains a lot......
    in Is Rock dead? Comment by K_M August 26
  • I guess maybe being a bit younger than the average forum member here, I do not see there being a type of music that is strictly "Rock", but I see many decades of "Rock type" music, that has drastically changed and merged into other genres and sounds…
    in Is Rock dead? Comment by K_M August 26
  • steveinaz wrote: » Is there anything worth listening to anymore? I'm pretty open minded with music, but for the last 6-7 years, I can't find a damn thing to buy. I suffer my way through MTV, hoping to make a discovery of something---garbage. This …
    in Is Rock dead? Comment by K_M August 24
  • VERY good...we just watched it!
  • TennMan wrote: » pitdogg2 wrote: » Common problem with Yamaha. Mine were wired correctly still out of phase. In this situation what is the right thing to do? Wire the speakers to satisfy YPAO or keep the speaker wired correctly? …
  • I just liked the "Raw", sound and style of how he played it. I think the playing style was intentional, not too polished or smooth.
  • heiney9 wrote: » AsSiMiLaTeD wrote: » This is very true, and is also why you can't rely on your ears alone for what I'm after. I'll repeat what I said above, the variability in recording and sound quality in general from album to album is m…
  • pkquat wrote: » la2vegas wrote: » Not really my cup of tea, but they were better than the one's I auditioned last Sunday. Plus these were a bit less expensive at 40 bucks. Yeah I know that these aren't tl's but they're in better overall condi…
  • dromunds wrote: » What's this Black Mirror that I been hearing about? we both loved that show also. Kinda of a Twilight zone, but british, and more based on technology of the near future.
  • F1nut wrote: » Offering 50% less than the asking price is not a negotiation, it's an insult. Besides that, $200.00 is a fair price, maybe even low given their appearance. Parting them out.... The woofers and radiators often go for $20.00 alo…
  • Welcome to the forum! After trying to fix ours, or get it fixed, we found the general consensus, was that they are either not easily fixed, or parts and schematics are not readily available. Seems to be a design that fails after several years,…
  • AsSiMiLaTeD wrote: » Also... I did some quick scans of my "high resolution library" and they confirm alot of what I've been complaining about for a while now. No wonder alot of these don't sound better in hi-rez...they're not IN hi-rez. …
  • TweetTweet wrote: » Thanks for the guidance, K_M! I found the issue!!! We were barking up the wrong tree, I am officially a bad wire manager. The bare transducer wire, which I didn't even notice, was contacting the 12uf capacitor. That was causing…
  • If you cut the 2 white wires going into the big glob of glue, and connect them together, solder and heat shrink over one wire before soldering, them heat shrink wrap to cover joint, you will eliminate the fuse totally. Make sure you do not cut th…
  • a bit of zoom, but a beauty!
  • dkfreebird wrote: » You shouldn't get continuity without the fuse in place. He may be testing it "in place" then it would possibly be measuring continuity from one of the components that are across the Positive and negative. In the case of …
  • nspindel wrote: » The Monitor 5 crossover can get very tight when you start installing modern film caps. A good solution is a riser board to provide the extra space. Here's a thread documenting my Monitor 5 rehab, I hope it can assist you. ht…
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