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#28881 - 12/27/03 12:22 PM "Grain" on QS Surrounds
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Registered: 07/05/02
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The "grain" on the QS surrounds is shown both horizontal


and vertical


I prefer the vertical and am assuming that there has been a production change and one picture is out of date .....or is it my eyes?



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#28882 - 12/28/03 02:29 AM Re: "Grain" on QS Surrounds
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Axiom found that the vertical grain eliminated standing waves. So they now make all of their speakers with vertical grain wood veneer.








Just Kidding, that is absolute bullshite. I will check myQS8's tomorrow to see what position the grain is in though if you want.
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#28883 - 12/28/03 07:35 AM Re: "Grain" on QS Surrounds
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Thanks Snippy,

I thoght it had to do with the flow of air surrounding high mounted speakers on vertical surfaces, I'm pretty sure I saw a paper on that .
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#28884 - 12/28/03 05:29 PM Re: "Grain" on QS Surrounds
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Is one pic the QS8's and the other the QS4's?

I have QS8's, now i'll have to check when i get home....

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#28885 - 12/28/03 07:15 PM Re: "Grain" on QS Surrounds
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nope, both of them are QS4's.
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#28886 - 12/29/03 08:33 PM Re: "Grain" on QS Surrounds
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Actually, the bottom one is a QS8 and the top is a QS4. Look at the spacing around the tweeter...
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