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Sorry, I must have had a beer too many - Viper 7 is my handle on another forum.  But this forum is much more interesting Jester 7 calling . . . 

Is there a published list of exhibition rooms as some members seem to know who is next to me?  

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So to whet everyone's appetite this is what you can expect to have lined up for your aural pleasure in the big spaces in 2020. There are 4 rooms and due to exceptional demand a total of 6 systems

Just finished some final tweaking of my Volt Sub/Bass cabinets ....now a flat response 16-50hz ....be very afraid guys 😀

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4 hours ago, orangeart said:

I'm looking forward to hearing the big Kii, I'm next door though so keep those 3.5kW down a little :D

I read this wrong thinking it was 3.5 watts.. 

I tend to think that 20 watts is excessive.

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4 minutes ago, steve 57 said:

I read this wrong thinking it was 3.5 watts.. 

I tend to think that 20 watts is excessive.

Yup - 3.5kW must be a room heater :dunno:

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Actually it is 3.5KW each channel - total 7KW.  George 47 has heard the system last year and is right, you may not have to actually visit the room to hear the system.

But I am also bringing my Krell KSA250 (140 lbs weight) which has less power. (https://www.stereophile.com/content/krell-ksa-250-power-amplifier-specifications)

That Krell is a room heater outputting 0.5KW heat just switched on.  Will drive 0.5 ohm speakers to 4KW per channel.

Looking forward to my first exhibition at Kegworth . . .

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Yep I have heard it well exercised.

I SAID I HAVE HEARD IT.....:D

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So to whet everyone's appetite this is what you can expect to have lined up for your aural pleasure in the big spaces in 2020.

There are 4 rooms and due to exceptional demand a total of 6 systems have been squeezed in - the two largest rooms having an alternating rota on two different systems.

Myself and Zim will share a large room with a mix of vinyl and digital front ends, lots of valves and contrasting vintage speakers - stacked ESL57's and Snell type A's.

Lurch will be going solo with an alternative Quad flavour with his 989's

Open baffle loveliness will be offered by Orangeart and his Linkwitz Orion's in the third room.

Finally, and you have been warned, with a combined 10kW of amplification between them MF1000 and Jester 7 will be testing the hotel foundations with contrasting approaches to sonic devastation.  Jester with his latest tech active Kii 3's whilst MF1000 goes for the good old cubic inches approach with his fully active KEF and home brew sub woofers.

No excuses, see you all next month. You know you want to...:^

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Outstanding! Bring ear defenders... :rockin:

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18 hours ago, lostwin said:

So to whet everyone's appetite this is what you can expect to have lined up for your aural pleasure in the big spaces in 2020.

There are 4 rooms and due to exceptional demand a total of 6 systems have been squeezed in - the two largest rooms having an alternating rota on two different systems.

Myself and Zim will share a large room with a mix of vinyl and digital front ends, lots of valves and contrasting vintage speakers - stacked ESL57's and Snell type A's.

Lurch will be going solo with an alternative Quad flavour with his 989's

Open baffle loveliness will be offered by Orangeart and his Linkwitz Orion's in the third room.

Finally, and you have been warned, with a combined 10kW of amplification between them MF1000 and Jester 7 will be testing the hotel foundations with contrasting approaches to sonic devastation.  Jester with his latest tech active Kii 3's whilst MF1000 goes for the good old cubic inches approach with his fully active KEF and home brew sub woofers.

No excuses, see you all next month. You know you want to...:^

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1 minute ago, Brigadoon said:

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You may need to chuck a bucket of iced water over it Barry...:whistle:

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All this and over 40 systems in the rest of the hotel......

You lucky people...

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On 08/02/2020 at 17:27, Jester 7 said:

Sorry, I must have had a beer too many - Viper 7 is my handle on another forum.  But this forum is much more interesting Jester 7 calling . . . 

Is there a published list of exhibition rooms as some members seem to know who is next to me?  

in progress, last week was musical chairs to say the least

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is this correct please? @lostwin and @MF 1000 what type of sleep room do you need?

REAL NAME FORUM NAME ROOM ALLOCATED (Yellow=do NOT move) EXTRA SLEEP ROOM MEGA SYSTEM
Clive, Peter, John Zim ASHBY (sharing) 3 rooms please MEGA
Richard lostwin ASHBY (sharing)   MEGA
Stefan & Andy orangeart and Makinglight HATHERN twin MEGA
Keith MF1000 KINGSTON (sharing)   MEGA
Chris Jester 7 KINGSTON (sharing) twin MEGA
John & Richard Lurch & Blackshook LOCKINGTON twin MEGA
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33 minutes ago, Maverick said:

is this correct please? @lostwin and @MF 1000 what type of sleep room do you need?

REAL NAME FORUM NAME ROOM ALLOCATED (Yellow=do NOT move) EXTRA SLEEP ROOM MEGA SYSTEM
Clive, Peter, John Zim ASHBY (sharing) 3 rooms please MEGA
Richard lostwin ASHBY (sharing)   MEGA
Stefan & Andy orangeart and Makinglight HATHERN twin MEGA
Keith MF1000 KINGSTON (sharing)   MEGA
Chris Jester 7 KINGSTON (sharing) twin MEGA
John & Richard Lurch & Blackshook LOCKINGTON twin MEGA

Know I'm no longer part of the Big Noise Massif, but just checking that you have my request for two double rooms for all three nights Paul?

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1 minute ago, Brigadoon said:

Know I'm not part of the Big Noise Massif, but just checking that you have my request for two double rooms for all three nights Paul?

sheet just said "required" but will mark it up now as double

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3 minutes ago, Maverick said:

sheet just said "required" but will mark it up now as double

Eggsolent, thanks.

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