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Offline malsound

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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #45 on: April 10, 2019, 22:50 »
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why is it so dam  hard to obsoleted this turning pieces of equipment ?

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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #46 on: May 09, 2019, 12:43 »
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why is it so dam  hard to obsoleted this turning pieces of equipment ?

https://youtu.be/y3RIHnK0_NE

https://youtu.be/FELbmXdS4xM

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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #47 on: May 22, 2019, 23:25 »
Hello all, as bro joamonte knows.. I've been using maggies for 4 years now. Was pleasantly surprised to hear he joined the planar club.

Here's some interesting reading from planar fans in HK. Also known for the guys that follow the Limage setup: http://www.1pekingroad.com/zaspx/replies.aspx?PageNo=1&topicsno=4&subjectno=1190&uppersubjectno=1190&sortby=updatedate&orderby=asc
And this http://www.1pekingroad.com/zaspx/replies.aspx?PageNo=1&topicsno=4&subjectno=66258&uppersubjectno=66258&sortby=updatedate&orderby=desc

And also the Rooze arrangement: https://www.audioasylum.com/forums/MUG/messages/77917.html%3Cbr

Anyone tried these setup before?

Also if any bro here needs help with QR repair send me a PM. Have some experience from helping a friend repair a set in the past.
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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #48 on: May 25, 2019, 16:51 »
Repair qr tweeter or the just the round wire for bass ?

I have a 1.5qr with busted tweeter.

Absolute says they don’t do qr tweeter repairs

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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #49 on: May 25, 2019, 17:01 »
They aren't a very good agent when you are asking for anything except purchasing.

Unless it isn't from them, I don't see how they can not do any repairs.

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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #50 on: May 25, 2019, 18:00 »
They were able to re glue my rattling bass wires for 1.5 at the 10 year mark.

At that point, they warned that they don’t have cap to repair qr tweeters. The tweets died after a intense baby driver session.

they were also able to replace the ribbon tweet for my 2.5r


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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #51 on: May 25, 2019, 19:21 »
Repair qr tweeter or the just the round wire for bass ?

I have a 1.5qr with busted tweeter.

Absolute says they don’t do qr tweeter repairs

QR using the thin foil on Mylar. As Long as it doesn’t touch the tensioning discs it’s a relatively easy repair. Just a lot of painstaking work.


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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #52 on: May 27, 2019, 12:53 »
Just received my new pair of MG 3.7i aluminium trim (3rd pair) 2 days ago.....

Two thing I notice,
1) the speaker is heavier than the wood trim, not only weight is heavier, bass also heavier...
2) I use a resistor to reduce the ribbon tweeter for the earlier 2 pair , but this pair don’t need the resistor to sound balance.

Don’t know why.

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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #53 on: May 27, 2019, 13:09 »
Different type of resonance

Just received my new pair of MG 3.7i aluminium trim (3rd pair) 2 days ago.....

Two thing I notice,
1) the speaker is heavier than the wood trim, not only weight is heavier, bass also heavier...
2) I use a resistor to reduce the ribbon tweeter for the earlier 2 pair , but this pair don’t need the resistor to sound balance.

Don’t know why.
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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #54 on: May 27, 2019, 14:12 »
Agree, more solid frame less buzz.

why is it so dam  hard to obsoleted this turning pieces of equipment ?

https://youtu.be/y3RIHnK0_NE

https://youtu.be/FELbmXdS4xM

Offline Fai

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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #55 on: May 27, 2019, 17:07 »
There’s another school of thought where you place the Maggie’s on single point bearings tripod format and allow the frame to resonate naturally.

There’s a write up somewhere in this blog: https://soundkeeperrecordings.wordpress.com/2015/02/21/magnificent-maggies/


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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #56 on: May 27, 2019, 17:51 »
Here is the actual link to post: https://audiophilestyle.com/forums/topic/7137-magnepan-37-i-give-up/?do=findComment&comment=102407


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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #57 on: May 28, 2019, 12:19 »




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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #58 on: May 28, 2019, 13:01 »
https://parttimeaudiophile.com/2019/05/02/magnepan-unveils-a-little-ribbon-speaker-axpona-2019/
The least the company is to include a pair of decent binding posts.

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Re: Magnepan owner in Singapore
« Reply #59 on: July 13, 2019, 18:23 »



Did a little modification two days ago , bypass the metal jumper of the Maggie 3.7i , the improvements in sound is tremendous, sound like upgrade my 500w power amp into 1000w , suddenly all imaging become more focus , higher resolution , and the bass is much much tighter with more slam , the mod can be recover anytime next time when want to sell the speaker, highly recommend this mod to all Maggie user .