EMMINENT TECHNOLOGY: Howard Popeck speaks at length to people with interesting things to say: Bruce Thigpen – Eminent Technology

Hello Bruce. You are I believe not only the conceptualiser but the senior engineer, team leader and public face of the company. Have I got that right? Yes that’s right, I wear a lot of hats and frequently have reservations about my qualifications. Are you by training and/or an electronic expert, mechanical engineer, acoustician or […]

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CLASSIC KIT: What is the attraction?

Whilst my recent additions are for a secondary system, they certainly are competitive with today’s offerings at a corresponding price point (well, I believe so) albeit not likely to replace my main system. I could so easily have popped into Sevenoaks or the Classifieds and put together a middle of the range system but just […]

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LOUDSPEAKER MEASUREMENTS: Axiom, B&W, Dahlquist, Focal, JBL, Magico, Morel, PSB and many more

Written in 2009 With the cooperation of Canada’s National Research Council (NRC), in the year 2000 the SoundStage! Network began measuring and publishing objective measurements of loudspeaker products — a first for online publications. The NRC’s legacy of producing accurate loudspeaker measurements goes back decades. Literally thousands of speakers have been measured in their facilities […]

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JBL: S4700 four recent images + useful links

Just received these from a reader and so, thank you Miles. Neil M.   https://www.audioholics.com/tower-speaker-reviews/jbl-synthesis-s4700-pre http://www.audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?35990-JBL-S4700-Seems-to-be-poorly-made! https://www.stereophonic.com.au/jlb-s4700-floorstanding-speaker/ http://www.audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?38053-Just-in-JBL-4367-versus-JBL-S4700-comparison/page2

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JBL: D44000 Paragon – rare images

The JBL D44000 Paragon is an iconic one-piece stereo loudspeaker created by JBL that was introduced in 1957 and discontinued in 1983; its production run was the longest of any JBL speaker.[1] At its launch, the Paragon was the most expensive domestic loudspeaker on the market.[2] Designed by Arnold Wolf from a concept elaborated by […]

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