|Originally posted by DJ RANN |
Recess, that set up is great but don't you suffer from the room being small and the speakers being so close to the ceiling?
Also, are those oldschool concentric cone tweeter Tannoys - I got a pair of late 1970's 15 inch Concentric Tannoys at home.
It's not too bad actually. It's better than the setup I used to have with a pair of stock Phillips speakers that were too low down. I'm right in the sweet spot the way they are pointing anyway. Add to that a second set of basic speakers behind me, and a big sub-woofer on the floor - and the room is a tight as it needs to be.
With all the sound-proofing I did to that space (walls, ceiling, floor all have loft-insulating wool at 50mm, polystyrene boards at 50mm and then gyproc sounbloc boards) there's no loss of sound anywhere in there - even with my tinnitus loaded ears, you can hear everything as clear as day in there.
As for the speakers, not too sure HOW old they are, but I picked up those Tannoy System 8's (NFM II) back in 1990, and they were in use a fair bit before then too I think. They're old enough to drink, sure - but I've never had monitors that sounded better and pack as much of a punch at the same time. They weigh a tonne though! Just hope I screwed the brackets on well enough!
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