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#407600 - 10/09/14 12:17 PM Alan's article in Electronic House newsletter
nickbuol Offline
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Just got my latest E.H. newsletter. Usually it is filled with items that are just ho-hum, or require you to visit their horribly slow website, but I noticed one article that was written by Axiom's own Alan Lofft (albeit back on November 12, 2013) titled '4 Simple Tweaks to Improve Your Surround Sound'
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#407605 - 10/09/14 03:27 PM Re: Alan's article in Electronic House newsletter [Re: nickbuol]
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Alan is the man.

I know exactly what he means about a frankenstein system. Those were the days! laugh I had JBL es20 bookshelves with a soundstage (same oem of JBL) center and yamaha outdoor speakers with a DIY LCD projector lighting a blackout cloth screen.

I remember pulling apart dual polk subwoofers and stuffing them with polyfill to tweak them!

You learn so much doing it that way I found. Even though I never ended up with axiom gear, I've learned so much from coming here and reading his articles over the last decade or so.

Alan is the man.
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#407612 - 10/10/14 11:08 AM Re: Alan's article in Electronic House newsletter [Re: nickbuol]
CatBrat Offline
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Frankenstein system: That's probably the main reason, I opted for an EP500 instead of an SVS sub.

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#407614 - 10/10/14 01:15 PM Re: Alan's article in Electronic House newsletter [Re: nickbuol]
nickbuol Offline
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I bought my SVS sub back before Axiom had anything like an EP500...

If the subwoofers are the "legs" of the Frankenstein monster, mine has two large, mismatched, but identically functioning, legs (SVS and my DIY SVS clone), and the rest of the body is all cohesive (Axiom)
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#407616 - 10/10/14 01:21 PM Re: Alan's article in Electronic House newsletter [Re: nickbuol]
CatBrat Offline
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I guess mine is standing on one foot.

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#407617 - 10/10/14 01:29 PM Re: Alan's article in Electronic House newsletter [Re: nickbuol]
Serenity_then Offline
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You mean paw laugh
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#407625 - 10/11/14 10:02 AM Re: Alan's article in Electronic House newsletter [Re: nickbuol]
alan Offline

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Thanks, Nick and Serenity Now,for your kind remarks and I'm pleased my articles have been helpful.

I know my articles keep popping up long after my retirement from Axiom. This one is heavily edited but it's OK; the important points are retained. In the past, I tended to "write long", so tight editing is often an improvement.

Regards,
Alan
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