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Thread: A very weird upgrade? The PMR (Passive Multi-vocal Resonator)

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    and they are moderators too,shame on them!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jamie123 View Post
    and they are moderators too,shame on them!
    what, we are not allowed to post? feck that
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    Quote Originally Posted by struth View Post
    I would think all it can do is react with/agin the soundwaves from the speakers. either adding to or transforming soundwaves. Fair chance its audible, although I am thinking its unlikely to be in a good way on paper. Might sound enough different to give a pleasant effect though to some.
    You need to read the review.

    The music possessed a more authentic quality in terms of touch, tone and timbre and as a result sounded less electrical and thus less fatiguing. Image density also seemed to gain some weight, giving instruments more decay and "hang time" — the very ingredients that can fool one into believing real instruments are in the room. Harmonic integrity and truth of timbre were phrases that kept coming to mind

    This is what these things always do. But there's no cheap way to get this same effect, of course. Can't get them for a tenner from Maplin. Always from these specialist blokes with weird horn and valve systems who have been working on it in a shed for 'years'. Never any explanation for how it works, even though this arcane knowledge might undermine the Standard Model and provide a major breakthrough in our understanding of Physics. None of that 'Nobel Prize' crap for these chaps; much better to keep the secret to yourself so that you can flog a dozen a year to super-wealthy hi-fi enthusiasts who have run out of things to spend money on.

    Sorry, Neil, we have to disagree on this one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dalek Supreme D L View Post
    I am afraid I get very tired of these lets slag and take the piss out of comments put forward by folks who haven't actually tried the thing they are taking the piss out of. Yes on the face of it looks like a nice piece of art, rather than something that might effect sound, but I haven't tried it so can offer no opinion. However I have heard something that might share a similar design ethic and it did make an improvement.
    Perhaps we should be exterminated!

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    Quote Originally Posted by struth View Post
    what, we are not allowed to post? feck that
    Yeah, bollerx to that! (and to the daft metal 'thingy' )
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    i love the pic of the bed pan!
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    could be, or act like a reverse parabolic mirror, of which there are working examples.
    Regards,
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    Quote Originally Posted by jamie123 View Post
    i love the pic of the bed pan!
    Bed Pan? Gazunder Resonator please!

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    Quote Originally Posted by struth View Post
    could be, or act like a reverse parabolic mirror, of which there are working examples.
    Convex parabolic mirror?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stryder5 View Post
    Convex parabolic mirror?
    As in parabolic microphone.

    Mr. Tact!

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