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Post Wed Jul 22, 2009 10:43 pm

Re: Recent Upgrade - Whoo Whoo!!

Well when I upgrade to a set of MKIV's you can buy my AL III's. \:D/
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Post Thu Jul 23, 2009 2:17 am

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Those poor fish!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That`s just wrong.
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Post Thu Jul 23, 2009 9:15 am

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They don't seem to have a problem with it. They swim around the same way with or without the stereo on. Though when I added the Sunfire Sub and it starts to hit hard they do tend to get a bit jumpy.
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Post Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:01 pm

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Do a lot of you with the AL III's think they need to be run with a subwoofer, or are they adequate without one? Just curious. I've heard the Amazings (again thanks Beemers), but not the AL III's.

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Post Thu Jul 23, 2009 10:25 pm

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Al-IIIs can use a little help in the last octave (20Hz to 40Hz)
It should sound like it isn't there!
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Post Thu Jul 23, 2009 11:15 pm

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BillD wrote:Al-IIIs can use a little help in the last octave (20Hz to 40Hz)



That is about were I have my sunfire crossed over. I would suggest a sub with them but I don't think your really need one. It is personal preference.
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Post Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:57 am

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Yeah, I cross mine in about 50Hz.
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Post Fri Jul 24, 2009 10:03 am

Re: Recent Upgrade - Whoo Whoo!!

I disagree with BillD; the AL-IIIs go lower than MOST full-range speakers (properly placed, you shouldn't have any trouble hitting 24 hz notes), so I disagree that they NEED a sub. 30 hz is NO problem for them. A GOOD amp will do more for the lower register with the AL-IIIs.

THAT SAID, I use a sub with mine to supplement only the lowest frequencies & take some of the heat off my amps & the AL-IIIs (crossed over @ 40 hz and running the AL-IIIs biamped; Bill & I have pretty much the exact same setup).
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Post Fri Jul 24, 2009 12:26 pm

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Gary, remember that you don't have "stock" woofers.

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Post Fri Jul 24, 2009 5:27 pm

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BillD wrote:Al-IIIs can use a little help in the last octave (20Hz to 40Hz)

In the main, I would agree. While I was using AL-IIIs, I set up my (Sunfire True Sub Mk. II) sub crossover control for 40 Hz; that seemed to work OK.
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Post Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:16 pm

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Real nice, I sure the fish are used to the sound.
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Post Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:47 pm

Re: Recent Upgrade - Whoo Whoo!!

thuffman03 wrote:They don't seem to have a problem with it. They swim around the same way with or without the stereo on. Though when I added the Sunfire Sub and it starts to hit hard they do tend to get a bit jumpy.


Hey, if you turn out the light and put on a Black light, do the fish light up? And you know how fish always move their mouths sucking in water? I bet it looks like they are singing to the music! Do they have ear doctors for fish? :lol: :lol: Just messing with ya! Actually pretty cool! ;)
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