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    Yesterday, 18:38
    At times I've experienced horrendous or minor hum and scratched my head searching for causes, blaming it on earth loops, bad components and all else...
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    16-06-2019, 07:59
    I have a pair of K2s which I've used in an experimental active crossover set up. Fantastic drivers - big, open, lucid sound. The price you are...
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    14-06-2019, 19:44
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    Stick a wanted post in Private Exhibitions. You never know. Alternatively contact the mainlytannoy guy on ebay to see if he has a spare. He does...
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    14-06-2019, 18:29
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    Mine has a nut on the back as per picture here. Eatons are the same.
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    14-06-2019, 17:22
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    41 years of grunge, a few minutes of Brasso.
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    13-06-2019, 21:06
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    Crossovers on the way back to me .... :cool:
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    13-06-2019, 16:28
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    Before and after. Nice silver plated CMC posts.
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    13-06-2019, 12:48
    Edward replied to a thread Passive pre-amp in The Gallery
    Of course the end result, of listening to music in a particular setting, will be the synergy between all the items in the audio chain .... :cool:
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    13-06-2019, 10:48
    Edward replied to a thread Passive pre-amp in The Gallery
    Hi Oli I had more in mind the OP's original request for ideas when I posted rather than the technical aspects of passive preamps which this thread...
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    13-06-2019, 09:43
    Edward replied to a thread Passive pre-amp in The Gallery
    I have a LDR passive preamp which sounds good to me. Seems to let the music with all its detail flow through unhindered regardless of degree of...
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    12-06-2019, 20:20
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    For those of you who want to take on a HPD385 crossover full restore here is RFC's walk through (so far) of mine being done. The attention to...
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    09-06-2019, 11:15
    Yeah probably my imagination running ahead of me. But still ....
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    08-06-2019, 21:09
    Is it my imagination or is something actually happening electrically? I've often experienced this. When I change over major audio items, most...
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    08-06-2019, 16:40
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    While stripping down I found these badges. Magic! I had wondered where they had gone. Now the drivers look complete. :)
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    08-06-2019, 16:08
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    John In a previous post I gave you the dimensions of the bass tube and also Lawrence questioned the width of the baffle board. I'm stripping...
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    08-06-2019, 12:21
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    Well I really took the coward's route. I ought really have got stuck in with my soldering iron. :lol:
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    08-06-2019, 11:59
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    Well yes - kind of. Been in contact with Paul C. I'll be sending the crossovers to him which he will sort out and upgrade (new caps, copper on pcb...
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    07-06-2019, 07:57
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    Yes the switches are pretty much an integral part of the crossovers. I've deoxed them which helped a bit but have not actually dismantled the...
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    06-06-2019, 13:39
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    So I am reasonably consistently getting an imbalance between the two speakers. So I tried various things changing cables, inputs etc. Imbalance,...
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    05-06-2019, 20:50
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    Thanks for that John. Yes Qwin (Ken) and I had some nice exchanges when I was doing some active crossovers with a set of 3 way speakers I have. ...
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    05-06-2019, 14:19
    Well if ain't broke no fixing is required. :) A leased IP will keep renewing. So unless you really need a static IP (which I doubt) just leave as...
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    05-06-2019, 13:56
    It's not essential to have a static IP. DHCP will give an IP lease to Volumio for a set period (probably 24 hours). You may now have an issue if...
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    05-06-2019, 12:45
    Did you log in to the talktalk webpage at I assume 192.168.1.1? Best to set a static IP to Volumio in the router rather than in Volumio. This...
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    04-06-2019, 21:44
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    Thanks John and also for the link. I'll have a good read. :)
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    04-06-2019, 20:19
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    Diameter is 7cm and length is 12cm (which includes ~0.5cm baffle thickness). Oh you are in the midst of a recap - how handy! Yes instrument...
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    04-06-2019, 18:51
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    Wow John, thanks very much for this. Looks simple enough. Yes running a parallel circuit is not ideal. If I were to do this I probably would...
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    04-06-2019, 10:05
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    All my valves are in fine fettle I'll have you know Geoff. No wiggling needed here! :lol:
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    04-06-2019, 09:56
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    Perhaps a loose connection at rear of amp. I 'jiggled' (well known technical term :eyebrows: ) the wires at rear of amp, hum went and I assumed...
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    04-06-2019, 09:21
    Edward replied to a thread My Tannoys grew up in The Gallery
    Mea culpa! The hum was caused by interconnects being too near speaker cables. :o :rolleyes:
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    04-06-2019, 06:24
    Hi Ian, further to my PM last night I'll have the buffer stage at your asking please if it has not already gone. cheers Edward
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Long time audio guy. Lives and breathes in North London.
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