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Re: Blind Test and a review of the LFR-1100's
MatManhasgone #431038 01/23/19 09:53 AM
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Hi Matt,

I am leaning to having two options. One with the amps and DSP built into the speakers and the other with them outboard. The outboard version would be for the people who want to power them with crazy amounts of power, like me smile.


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Re: Blind Test and a review of the LFR-1100's
craigsub #431145 01/28/19 07:20 PM
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Now that I've had the opportunity to own multiple v4 including the M100 and play around with different receivers and amps, I'm starting to pay more attention to average and dynamic speaker ratings. If you put a 600W amp in the LFR1100, why would anyone want more? The 1100 is rated at 2400W dynamic; that's 4dB above the max average rating of the amp. Anyone listening to well-recorded music at 600W, is bound to drive the 1100s into compression or worse provided the internal amp has 4dB of headroom.


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Re: Blind Test and a review of the LFR-1100's
Mojo #431173 01/31/19 09:54 AM
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There is one more thing to consider though. When an amplifier clips a dynamic peak it is nasty but a speaker just reaches compression so you don't actually hear anything.


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Re: Blind Test and a review of the LFR-1100's
craigsub #436139 03/31/20 04:34 PM
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Hey Craig,
What has become of the different loudspeakers you have been auditioning throughout this review?
Still using some of them or have they all been auctioned off?
Just curious.
Jeff

Re: Blind Test and a review of the LFR-1100's
Jeff_in_the_D #436147 04/01/20 12:12 AM
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Jeff - The Legacy Signatures are gone. The Ohm Walsh SSC-4900, Axiom M50's, M100's, LFR-1100's and Active 1100's are here. The Magnepan LRS, Human 81, Klipsch La Scala II's and Cornwalls are also still here.

Re: Blind Test and a review of the LFR-1100's
craigsub #436149 04/01/20 12:28 AM
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Craig,
Would have enjoyed hearing some of those, especially the Legacy’s .
They were high on my list at one time.
Thanks, Jeff

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