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Martin1970

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Post Mon Sep 26, 2011 2:18 pm

Hey Rabbit ....

Did you try your CF amp on your ribbons yet?

Just hooked mine up and it sounds pretty damned good.

Even with 3 crap tubes and one Telefunken.

Didn't see that coming. Little amp #25's got some azz.

Kinda afraid it's going to burst into flame at any moment since I built it.

Any other bi-ampers out there try them on ribbons yet?
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angelod307

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Post Mon Sep 26, 2011 2:28 pm

Re: Hey Rabbit ....

i was thinking about it. 60" ribbons have a 4.3 ohm resistive load. i did not seek the advice of the bobfather but i will say if it can drive the new line source speakers, then mine is nothing.
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Martin1970

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Post Mon Sep 26, 2011 2:32 pm

Re: Hey Rabbit ....

The schematic says 4-16.
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TNRabbit

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Post Mon Sep 26, 2011 2:39 pm

Re: Hey Rabbit ....

No; didn't plan to. I'm afeared what 3.7 ohms might do to a monoblocked amp.
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From FrankieD's lips to your ears: Sunfire - a quiet box of endless power.

Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
Carver SD/A-360 CDP
Benchmark DAC-1
Sony SACD/DVD-A
Active bi-amp: Ashly XR-1001 & 2 Rane PEQ-15s
Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

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Martin1970

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Post Mon Sep 26, 2011 2:43 pm

Re: Hey Rabbit ....

Running stereo and it's handling it.

Aren't these different than bridging?

With bridging, don't you run the + of one channel to the + of the speaker and the +of the other to the -? (It's cool if that's wrong, please correct me.)

With these, you're connecting the +s together.

Wonder how that affects the min impedance.
Carver: ALS plat upgrades, TX-11a, C-9, C-1
Sunfire: Cinema Grand Sig 400 Seven x2
Rane: RPM88 26Z x3
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TNRabbit

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Post Mon Sep 26, 2011 2:48 pm

Re: Hey Rabbit ....

I have no idea.
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From FrankieD's lips to your ears: Sunfire - a quiet box of endless power.

Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
Carver SD/A-360 CDP
Benchmark DAC-1
Sony SACD/DVD-A
Active bi-amp: Ashly XR-1001 & 2 Rane PEQ-15s
Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

OconeeOrange wrote:"Gary likes to play it 'loud' as do I. His system begs you turn it up until you die"

RIP WIlliam B. Dibble, 1948-2012. I'll miss you my friend.
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bsturgeon89

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Post Mon Sep 26, 2011 2:57 pm

Re: Hey Rabbit ....

TNRabbit wrote:I have no idea.


Well that's a first!!


:shock:
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angelod307

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Post Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:22 pm

Re: Hey Rabbit ....

when mono most double the recommended ohms from 4 per to 8 mono with no overload.
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kingman

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Post Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:41 pm

Re: Hey Rabbit ....

Alex????? :-s
In reality, it only matters what it sounds like to YOU!!!
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Mr. M-500t

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Post Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:04 pm

Re: Hey Rabbit ....

bsturgeon89 wrote:
TNRabbit wrote:I have no idea.


Well that's a first!!


:shock:


No Fucking Way ! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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