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#356791 - 10/17/11 01:41 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: MarkSJohnson]
Amie Offline
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Although Dan and Mark bring up excellent easy-to-understand measuring options, I'm still smarting over some comments made in the Shoutbox about our beloved national institution, Canadian Tire, by he-who-shall-remain-anonymous. Because of those ill-advised words, we will not be giving measurements in inches. We will be giving them in Canadian Tire Money, and you'll have to figure out the conversion to 'US Customary Units' yourself!

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#356792 - 10/17/11 01:47 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: Amie]
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Does this involve us Ameriicuhns having to walk into a place called "Princess Auto"?
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#356793 - 10/17/11 01:51 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: MarkSJohnson]
Amie Offline
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Oooh, now you're invoking the wrath of bridgman . . . backing away slowly . . .
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#356794 - 10/17/11 01:52 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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I don't know about the sound but on looks only I think it looks much better, much less boxy. I hope it does well during the listening tests. Good luck!
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#356796 - 10/17/11 02:08 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: bdpf]
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Registered: 06/20/03
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But, Volvo has been proving that "boxy is good" for decades.

Good call on the puck equivalencies, Mark.
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#356802 - 10/17/11 02:24 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: Amie]
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
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Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Originally Posted By: Amie
Actually, we're just really into testing here smile

But you're right, we're long overdue with an update, so here are two new pics for you:



AAAAHHHH! Proportions are much more satisfying. Well done. smile
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#356804 - 10/17/11 02:26 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: Ajax]
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Jack has now been "satisfied" by the pictures of the speaker and its exposed ports.

Just sayin'
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#356807 - 10/17/11 02:42 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: tomtuttle]
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Looks good.
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#356812 - 10/17/11 04:09 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: J. B.]
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Registered: 01/19/11
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Loc: Quebec, Canada
Originally Posted By: J. B.
this talk reminds me of the fact that i've never been able to find a good explanation about why my M80's cabinets vibrate, but still i can't hear any problem with sound quality even when the sound levels are high.

does anyone have the answer to that?


must be a trade secret!
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#356816 - 10/17/11 04:47 PM Re: Sneak Peak: VP160 Prototype [Re: J. B.]
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Registered: 07/05/02
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Loc: Ancaster, Ontario
can I buy the first one? smile
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