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by karatestu
Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7
Replies: 470
Views: 23753
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Re: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7

I have had a very kind offer from a retired gentleman who lives near to me. He has offered to make a baffle that i can stick on the front of the cabs. All for free ! That way i can fit the 12" & 5" doc modded drivers in as well as the visaton G25 ffl. Doc - please expect my driver order shortly :dan...
by karatestu
Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: DIY
Topic: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7
Replies: 470
Views: 23753
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Re: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7

Oh, sorry Doc for not getting it. Very interesting. I will have a think about that.

Going to cut some circles out of card and play arrange the shapes on the front of my speaker.

Thanks Doc.
by karatestu
Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7
Replies: 470
Views: 23753
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Re: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7

Thanks Doc for the suggestions. I know the port will definitely need opening out, i think it is about 4" from memory. I will look into enlarging it downwards. The mid driver hole would then need blocking somehow. The tweeter linked to (thanks doc) needs a cut out of 88mm or there abouts. I try to av...
by karatestu
Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7
Replies: 470
Views: 23753
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Re: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7

Some more pics. http://www.ecogardenmaintenance.co.uk/_/rsrc/1487087470273/diyaudio/WIN_20170214_15_17_50_Pro.jpg Shows the back panel switches etc. Might reuse it without the xover and switches and new binding posts for bi amping. http://www.ecogardenmaintenance.co.uk/_/rsrc/1487087613788/diyaudio/...
by karatestu
Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7
Replies: 470
Views: 23753
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Re: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7

I can see second attempt now. Is it working for you Doc ?

Stu

PS More pics to come
by karatestu
Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7
Replies: 470
Views: 23753
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Re: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7

http://www.ecogardenmaintenance.co.uk/diyaudio/WIN_20170214_15_22_18_Pro.jpg?attredirects=0 A crap pic taken on a laptop ! Bugger, picture not appearing. :angry-screaming: http://www.ecogardenmaintenance.co.uk/_/rsrc/1487087740090/diyaudio/WIN_20170214_15_22_18_Pro.jpg Think I have sorted it now. :...
by karatestu
Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: DIY
Topic: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7
Replies: 470
Views: 23753
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Re: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7

Yes, you are right Daniel. Where is that bloody camera ?
by karatestu
Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: DIY
Topic: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7
Replies: 470
Views: 23753
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Re: Doc modding Marantz imperial 7

Right, I have planed and sanded the bumpers (don't know what else to call them) right back to the baffle. Taken 16mm of the finest chipboard off :roll: and also sanded the front of the baffle back to wood. The grilles have nothing to contain them now so will have to make some new ones that fully cov...
by karatestu
Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Allison speakers
Replies: 4
Views: 576
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Re: Allison speakers

Oh, thanks for the info Doc. I am not interested in them . Just a curiosity about the approach of using a larger floor standing cabinet. If i were to buy any it would be from the first series.

Stu
by karatestu
Sun Feb 12, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Allison speakers
Replies: 4
Views: 576
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Re: Allison speakers

Hey Doc,

I was looking at THESE

The pics are in post no.3 and they look to have upward firing mid/bass.

Stu