Serious's Recent Activity

  1. Serious liked monacelli's post in the thread Good Riddance!.

    I understand this decision. He shouldn't have tried to die on the hill of small woofer supremacy, and once he got started he didn't know...

    Aug 9, 2020 at 1:53 PM
  2. Serious replied to the thread Office/Battlestation pictures.

    Wasn't sure whether to post this in the speaker system thread or this one, but I figure that since it's my desk and I still use my PC...

    Aug 9, 2020 at 1:48 PM
  3. Serious liked purr1n's post in the thread I made a hyper-engaging headphone with HD800S drivers.

    This is an excellent request as I keep forgetting that I have this in my bag of tricks. For the uninitiated, the foam coupler is a...

    FAC BP800 L.jpg FAC BP800 L.jpg Aug 8, 2020 at 8:58 PM
  4. Serious replied to the thread BWC (Big Woofer Club): Why Big Woofers Matter.

    @spwath measure it, simulate it. Use tools like Basta! to help visualize what these TS parameters mean for the actual response. You can...

    Aug 8, 2020 at 2:19 PM
  5. Serious liked purr1n's post in the thread BWC (Big Woofer Club): Why Big Woofers Matter.

    On the open baffle questions a few have asked about: PAP used to sell custom Eminence woofers for OB, and they were about perfect with...

    Aug 8, 2020 at 1:23 PM
  6. Serious liked sphinxvc's post in the thread Post your turntable setup...can't get enough of those spinners!.

    [IMG] My analog rig has finally come back together and has stabilized, so it's time for a photo op. It's a Zephyr MIMC ✰ ES -> stock...

    Aug 8, 2020 at 7:24 AM
  7. Serious liked purr1n's post in the thread BWC (Big Woofer Club): Why Big Woofers Matter.

    "You'd need a big fucking motor structure and a zero-flex diaphragm." Engineers think of stuff of that, so naturally those things come...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 11:13 PM
  8. Serious liked purr1n's post in the thread BWC (Big Woofer Club): Why Big Woofers Matter.

    In general, he is correct. The reason is that the magnetic force is not linear throughout a cone's travel. The best speakers are the...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 11:12 PM
  9. Serious liked Bill-P's post in the thread I made a hyper-engaging headphone with HD800S drivers.

    Awesome. Thanks, @purr1n! I guess I was a bit too scared of killing the open-ness and treble, but with your notes now, I think I can...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 11:03 PM
  10. Serious liked purr1n's post in the thread I made a hyper-engaging headphone with HD800S drivers.

    I didn't feel there was a 10kHz "ssssssss" thing going on at all. It sounded more like a bump around 12kHz on Focal Elear, but broader...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 11:03 PM
  11. Serious liked purr1n's post in the thread I made a hyper-engaging headphone with HD800S drivers.

    Distortion profile is not too great. I surmise it's because of the losses in the from leakage, requiring more power to reach the same...

    upload_2020-8-7_21-14-58.png upload_2020-8-7_21-16-29.png Aug 7, 2020 at 11:01 PM
  12. Serious liked purr1n's post in the thread I made a hyper-engaging headphone with HD800S drivers.

    My overall thoughts are this: Tone down the highs from mid-treble and up. I don't think the sheathing material is working effectively...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 11:00 PM
  13. Serious liked purr1n's post in the thread I made a hyper-engaging headphone with HD800S drivers.

    OK. Reality check time which @Bill-P has given me full permission. There are with the first version with the Fostex headband. The second...

    upload_2020-8-7_20-17-48.png Aug 7, 2020 at 11:00 PM
  14. Serious liked Bill-P's post in the thread I made a hyper-engaging headphone with HD800S drivers.

    Well, so I took a closer look at the pads and honestly, I'm not seeing what he's seeing. The pads still essentially measure very...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 10:57 PM
  15. Serious liked Bill-P's post in the thread I made a hyper-engaging headphone with HD800S drivers.

    Okay, I actually had to wait a bit for this shipment to come in before I could verify this potential "problem", but... it would seem...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 10:56 PM