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  1. tuga

    Room measuring

    If the treatment is not frequency specific there's a risk of missing the target so you measure to know which frequencies need attending.
  2. Yep, single driver speakers. And 47 Labs gear. And vinyl, I should never have wasted the time and the money. . Edit: I should never have read 4loons in the first place...
  3. I use http://imslp.org/ for reference, here's an example: Song: Beethoven: Symphony No.3 In E-flat Major, Op55 - I. Allegro Con Brio Composer: Work, Catalogue Number (when available) "Name" (when available) - (roman numerals)Movement Number. movement name - tempo Artist: Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, Wiener Philharmoniker (or Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Benjamin Britten (piano)) Maestro, Orchestra; Soloist (instrument) Album: Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 In E-flat Major, Op. 55 "Eroica" [Schmidt-Isserstedt, VPO - 1965] Composer: Work, Catalogue Number (when available) "Name" (when available) [soloist last name; maestro last name, orchestra acronym - year recorded] I add the year of the recording because often the same artist recorded the same piece several times Album Artist: Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt (or Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)) Soloist (instrument) or Maestro I choose one artist (the one that interests me most or the most prominent) and add the instrument because sometimes the same artist can be a soloist or a maestro…ex.: Rostropovich. Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van Grouping: Symphonies I group according to Symphonies, Opera Suites, Symphonic Poems, "Instrument name" Concertos, Cello Sonatas, Solo Piano, etc. Genre: Classical The musical period (Baroque, Romantic, etc.) Date: 1804 The composition year (last date) Comments: Decca Label
  4. I edit the metadata for all my classical rips and downloads manually. It's exasperating that there isn't a standard, not from record labels nor from stores... I complained to Qobuz once and the shifted the blame onto the labels.
  5. I just use iTunes complemented with a couple of Doug's scripts: https://dougscripts.com/itunes/index.php
  6. tuga

    Room measuring

    There's this Room Measurement Tutorial for Dummies at ASR that's also worth reading: https://www.audiosciencereview.com/forum/index.php?threads/room-measurement-tutorial-for-dummies-part-1.4/
  7. tuga

    Room measuring

    This video is a good starting point:
  8. Probably. I had never noticed its existence either.
  9. It's also in the brochure you poste (and the text you quoted from it).
  10. I would give you a hand with those S100s but my current sitting room is just too small to accomodate them.
  11. I think that only the woofer differs between the S100 and the SP100. The SP9/1s I bought used had woofers from the two speakers (one each). I checked with Derek Hughes and he confirmed that they were interchangeable. The SP100R, which is not a Hughes design, uses a different tweeter and a different midrange (with phase plug), a different crossover and tonal balance is not identical (see Stereophile measurements above). Derek sold the firm in '93 and left a few years later. As far as I know, the following are the last Huges'-era Spendor designs:
  12. Stereophile's measurements show the S100 to be much better speaker than the SP100R2: https://www.stereophile.com/content/spendor-s100-loudspeaker-measurements https://www.stereophile.com/content/spendor-classic-sp100rsup2sup-loudspeaker-measurements I must admit to some puzzlement over the Spendor SP100R2's measured performance, especially as, other than having tighter, better-controlled low frequencies, it doesn't appear to perform as well as Spendor's S100 from 20 years ago. Certainly, these measurements don't indicate why AD liked the speaker as much as he did. An enigma.—John Atkinson
  13. If I'm not mistake the S100 and SP100 were designed by Derek Hughes: