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#370834 - 03/24/12 02:55 PM Re: Exciting News From Axiom! [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Originally Posted By: MarkSJohnson
Originally Posted By: chesseroo
Nifty.
And darn quiet.
Wasn't this an AUDIO show?

Yes, but you weren't allowed to play audio, so you could only show what it would look like.


Wait, participants weren't allowed to play anything on their equipment regardless of volume??? Yet, they were expected to spend the time to set everything up!?


Oh well, from what i have seen so far, there has been quite a bit of interest in the new speakers..


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#370842 - 03/24/12 06:39 PM Re: Exciting News From Axiom! [Re: dakkon]
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Originally Posted By: dakkon

Oh well, from what i have seen so far, there has been quite a bit of interest in the new speakers..

Yup, lots of interest... in how they sound... perhaps a little more description than "you won't be dissapointed"...




?


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#370843 - 03/24/12 07:20 PM Re: Exciting News From Axiom! [Re: Amie]
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Dak, you're actually taking anything that Mark writes seriously? Is joke. You laugh. Ha ha?
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#370847 - 03/24/12 07:53 PM Re: Exciting News From Axiom! [Re: JBall]
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Originally Posted By: JBall
If what you are saying is true about stamped steel vs cast, then why is virtually EVERY good quality subwoofer drive constructed of cast instead of thick stamped steel?


I forgot I wanted to respond to this point. When I asked Ian about the difference in standard stamped versus die cast, one thing he said was:

Originally Posted By: Ian
We use die cast aluminum baskets in all our sub-woofers currently and have since the early 1990s. As you get up above 6.5” in a basket it gets pretty hard to stamp thick enough steel to do the job perfectly so die cast becomes the better option.


Since you specifically mentioned subwoofer drivers, it seemed relevant.
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#370848 - 03/24/12 08:05 PM Re: Exciting News From Axiom! [Re: Andrew]
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Originally Posted By: Andrew
The mystery product is a S-P-E-A-K-E-R. wink


I really wish S-P-E-A-K-E-R had been the final name of the product.
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#370852 - 03/24/12 08:36 PM Re: Exciting News From Axiom! [Re: Amie]
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That would have been awesome.
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#370855 - 03/24/12 08:47 PM Re: Exciting News From Axiom! [Re: Amie]
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So.... Andrew, you didn't tell US the whole story..! (i don't remember reading "over a pint" anywhere......)

"design of the alcohol-induced speaker."

Now, when people ask
"Why do you speakers have "speakers" on the back?"

I HAVE to be honest......
"The designer was drunk..."

To which i am not even going to attempt at guessing what will follow from that....

On a side note, The case for the active DSP will have the same metal working as the Axiom amp's ya? You said the case at the show was not the final design, this is the prototype box ya?... (speaking of the screws holding the top plate down) are you going to have the same metal brake machine form the top/side piece as i assume is use for the amps?

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#370904 - 03/25/12 05:02 AM Re: Exciting News From Axiom! [Re: dakkon]
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Hi guys;

I posted a terrible cell phone pic on FB to give you a sense of the size difference between the M80 and LFR1100:



And @whippersnapper, good suggestion. I've linked the Omnidirectional speaker from the homepage.
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#370905 - 03/25/12 09:26 AM Re: Exciting News From Axiom! [Re: Amie]
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Hard working Amie still updating us at 5am shocked
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#370907 - 03/25/12 11:03 AM Re: Exciting News From Axiom! [Re: avjunkee]
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Check that time stamp again. Amie is up at 0400! (Everyday, according to a trusted source)

What does the "0" stand for? Oh, my God, it's early...
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