Just spent an Evening with the OMNITRONIC CIA-40WIFI WLAN Multiroom Streaming Amplifier In Stock at Alphasounds.com I have some Experience with Sonos & Heos and have tried out a low cost alternative once. I was curious to how the CIA-40WIFI, would perform Unpacking and connecting. Looking industrial, screw holes on the Sides, I don’t think it is designed to be on display on the wooden HIFI Stand.The metal housing appears solid, like you could stand on it. 13 small Buttons… Continue Reading »Multi-Room Amplifier Streaming “In the House”
Today I spent some time in the Studio testing The Omnitronic XO 300 Versus The Samson S3way. Over 20 years ago I used this System with two expensive Ashley 1001 Crossovers and sold it 10 years later with a Digital Crossover. It was all returned to me when the owner emigrated to New Zealand. Presently used in the Studio for Bands, it offers a decent Size Rig well able to produce Dominant Vocals or simulate a Live Gig for Recording.… Continue Reading »Analog Crossover.
Size MattersPoint Source System. Double 8″ Tops with Carbon Speakers, 15″ Subs and Linea amp with Fir filter.3600w rms . What is i like ? Little more compressed in lower Volumes, With the amount of Processing in place no wonder. Even & elegant going up in Volume. Output of 130db fitting into a Car.
Having finished A Fully Digital Audio System Installation with Dante. There are so many advantages surely to be taken in. ( the future after now hopefully again ) Analog or Digital , the Reliability Having earth of power sources analog hard wired together over many Rooms can be made to work, until the set-up is disturbed. This is an inevitability in a busy place with Zones that have their own set of functions. The Digital link does not amplify a… Continue Reading »The Wonderful World of Digital Matrices
How to make a good old Speaker better.. Now 4 x Grundig Audiorama 8000 in stock. Finished with new Paint. Utilizing them as mid tops on a active 3 way sub i found then a little to much compressing. and after having glance inside i noticed the thin wiring used back then. So out came the Solder and 2.5 copper from and to the Xovers now. The difference is clearly to hear. More drive and better punch. The Tweeters are… Continue Reading »Making a Good old Speaker even Better
In the Mid 70’s growing up in Germany, before Walkmann, most kids i knew played music with mail order mono Tape Player, I remember that my Granddad spend about 40 DM more ( every Deutschmark Mark counted then ) for ITT Schaub Lorenz Recorder that looked and sounded a little different. My Granny’s Kitchen Radio was from the same Brand. Gentler sounding compared to much bigger more expensive Stereo GhettoBlasters. It had a Silver Metal finish and Recording with mike… Continue Reading »A Story listening to Hifi Systems