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GeorgeBynum

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Ah, long ago, 1969, HeathKit AS-48 pair, JBL 14" lo 2" high elements, front port, ??? crossover, with their AR-15 receiver (upper or lower?)

Suspension cracked in the mid-80s, repaired sounded terrible, they went in the garbage in mid-90s. Nice looking cabinets.

I've had nothing good since. With. my hearing aids, 200-3000 range so it matters little.
 
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I'm not going to disclose silly stuff like Bluetooth speakers for my golf cart.
Good point, I wouldn't have either
Instead of making these list posts, how about we do polls? @carewser
Except there have been dozens (if not hundreds) of speaker manufacturers over the years and I wouldn't even know where to begin making that list. Just to give you an idea of how comprehensive the list would have to be, i've been into speakers for ~20 years and until 5 minutes ago had never even heard of "meadowlark" speakers yet a few people here have owned them
 
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Jamo
Kef
Polk
Siare
Streem
 
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Berwhale

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In order of acquisition...

Aiwa
Wharfdale
Yamaha
B&W
Rega*
Mission*
Celestion*
REL (sub)*
Tannoy*
Canton*
JBL*
IKMultimedia*
Presonus (sub)*

*Still own
 

LTig

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In chronological order ...

Main system:
1974 - Whatever broadband speaker came with a Schneider receiver set
1976 - Heco 3-way bookshelf speaker, with domes for mids and highs
1987 - DIY clone of the KEF CS7 using Audax tweeter
1991 - Magnepan 1.6
2004 - Klein & Hummel O300D with Genelec 7060b

2nd system:
1995 - B&W DM 601
2010 - JBL LSR 2325p
2019 - Genelec 8020a

Desktop system:
1987 - DIY clone of the KEF LS3/5a using Audax tweeter
2006 - Genelec 8020a

Bathroom:
2002 - DIY 2-way using 4.5" woofer and 0.75" tweeter

In storage are the JBL LSR 2325p (looking for a new owner) and a pair of Mackie HR824 I inherited. All others were sold, even the DIY clones.
 
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Desktop system:
1987 - DIY clone of the KEF LS3/5a using Audax tweeter
2006 - Genelec 8020a
This post clearly illustrates what a different income bracket i'm in than most of you as the most expensive speakers i've ever owned are less than what LTig uses for his desktop system
 

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This post clearly illustrates what a different income bracket i'm in than most of you as the most expensive speakers i've ever owned are less than what LTig uses for his desktop system
This is true. Actually I bought them for vacation so I can listen to good sound when on travel. :facepalm: Desktop use was second choice ;).

I bought them together with a Pelican case a few days before vacation and my wife declared me as insane when she saw what was in the case. Well, guess who listened 4 hours in a row to the complete Lohengrin on a rainy day in a rented cabin in Norway ... :cool:
 

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Jensen
Quadraflex
JBL S8
ESS Heil
Design Acoustics
ADS
Yamaha
Galante
Mission
Apogee
NHT
Paradigm
Meadowlark
Edifier
Q-Acoustics
Wharfedale

Hi Xulonn,

I'm curious: Which Meadowlark speakers did you own, and what did you think of them?

(I had the Meadowlark Heron-i in my room for quite a while and later a small Meadowlark monitor which I quite liked).
 

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Hi Xulonn,

I'm curious: Which Meadowlark speakers did you own, and what did you think of them?

(I had the Meadowlark Heron-i in my room for quite a while and later a small Meadowlark monitor which I quite liked).
I had the Swifts - their smallest floorstanders - whcih I used in my apartment's tiny 2nd bedroom that I used for an office. They were quite amazing for their size.
Meadowlark Swift Speakers-1.JPG
 

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I had the Swifts - their smallest floorstanders - whcih I used in my apartment's tiny 2nd bedroom that I used for an office. They were quite amazing for their size.
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Cool! I remember those!

After the Herons (as I remember I had them for a review that never happened...Meadowlark tanked before the review was finished if I remember properly)...I later owned the Meadowlark Swallow bookshelf monitors. I think they were out around the same time as the swifts.

I dunno that they were exactly flat in frequency response, but my god did those things "disappear" and throw a soundstage like few speakers I've ever heard!
 

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beginning in 1975...
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Celestion
B&W
KEF
Magnepan
...searching now for #6
 

Vintage57

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The Velodyne is long gone
Only the * speakers are still with me
 

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I was just wondering if you liked the Velodyne's sound when you did have it.
Missed that .
Yea I did at the time, over 20 years ago. I don’t recall much other than it was huge 18”.
Wish I could have more for you
 

komhst

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Acoustic Research
Technics
Philips
Sansui
Yamaha
Audio Spectrum
Behringer
 

phoenixdogfan

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Not going to list the specific models and will include home theater speakers and subs in chronological order:

KLH
Bose
Epicure
Rogers
BassMint
Magnapan
Martin Logan
Aerial
Yamaha
Atlantic Technologies
Kef
SVS

And for good measure the headphone brands

Koss
Grado
Audeze
Sennheiser
 

OdysseyT

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Bose 501s (replaced by ...)
Stacked Advents (replaced by ...)
Stacked Cizeks ... which are no longer functional - but I still have stored somewhere

Audio Physic Steps - (still have, but not in use - replaced by ...)
Devore Gibbon 3XLs w/SVS 3000 micro subs (In Current Use)

Theil CS-3.5s - (still have, but not in use - replaced by ...)
Revel 228Bes (In Current Use)

PMC Db1s - part of near field set ups for my computers (In Current Use)

Coming soon - Revel Ultima2 Studios
 

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- WHD (old German company)
- B&W CM1 + B&W PV1 (I expected to get the Abbey Road sound at home but this was not the case ;))
- ATC SCM11 (still in my bed room)
- ATC SCM40 (sold them in favor of the SCM11s)
- Genelec 8330 + 7350 (in my home office)
- Geithain RL 901K (in my living room - best speaker I have listened to so far, the cardioid design makes placement easy)
 
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Hmmm....
Panasonic
Cerwin Vega
Klipsch
Epik
Infinity
Energy
Mordaunt Short
Advent
KLH
Ascend Acoustics
JBL
Cambridge Soundworks
SVS
Dayton BR-1 kit
Carver
Stereo Integrity
 
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