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Dyna5555.  eEarphone might have a pair for demo too. 

 

thanks :D

 

will inform him to look for the shops.

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looks like upon first tests, the intermittent cutting out was solved by resoldering the internal wiring on the sr-lambdas.  thinking I might do the left side as well, just because.  although, if it aint broke...

 

side note.  I now have the stax 407/srm252s combo here.  comparing it to my sr-lambda/srm1mk2 combo.  some very interesting differences.  really makes me wish I had already added the pro port to my amp.  I'm finding the soundstage and bass both lacking a bit with the 407. maybe bass lacking is a bad way to say it.  the fullness of the bass seems less.  it goes just as deep it seems.  vocals are a little honky in comparison though.  OR, my lambdas vocals are a bit set back.  not sure which.

 

can anyone make a comment/comparison on their findings between the 407 and original lambda on the same amp?


Edited by Keithpgdrb - 3/27/13 at 3:43pm
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Member Oogabooga was able to successfully fix his Lambda style drivers at home. First off- CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN!!!

 

Second- how is this even possible? I thought special spacing tools and tensioning jigs would be required, at a minimum- not to mention an ISO 4 clean room.

 

????

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Originally Posted by Keithpgdrb View Post

looks like upon first tests, the intermittent cutting out was solved by resoldering the internal wiring on the sr-lambdas.  thinking I might do the left side as well, just because.  although, if it aint broke...

 

side note.  I now have the stax 407/srm252s combo here.  comparing it to my sr-lambda/srm1mk2 combo.  some very interesting differences.  really makes me wish I had already added the pro port to my amp.  I'm finding the soundstage and bass both lacking a bit with the 407. maybe bass lacking is a bad way to say it.  the fullness of the bass seems less.  it goes just as deep it seems.  vocals are a little honky in comparison though.  OR, my lambdas vocals are a bit set back.  not sure which.

 

can anyone make a comment/comparison on their findings between the 407 and original lambda on the same amp?

yes i can.the 407 are more transparent. neither is bad and i understand how some would prefer the nb to any recent lambda framed stax. whatever others say a preference is subjective. i have the srm1 mk2 pro; one nb one pro bias. I'd like to do a double blind test but i can feel the difference in frames.

nice to see you've fixed it!

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Member Oogabooga was able to successfully fix his Lambda style drivers at home. First off- CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN!!!

 

Second- how is this even possible? I thought special spacing tools and tensioning jigs would be required, at a minimum- not to mention an ISO 4 clean room.

 

????

The diaphragm was still taut, between the two spacers. It was just the back stator that had come unglued, so no spacing or tensioning required. I tried to keep the exposure to dust to a minimum, and it worked :)

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1972-73.   Before many of you were born I suspect.  In those days, I had hair. biggrin.gif

By that time i had already built 3 stereo amps ( 6 monblocks + 3 Power supplies) of an AWA designed 30Watt using KT88's

All point to point wiring and sounded great for the time.

Also built some Mullard 10-10 that had pc boards for the amps.

An acquaintance built the sand version and it sounded downright tinny in comparison the the earlier tubed design.

 

I also had lotsa hair then.. Now I look like my avatar.

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By that time i had already built 3 stereo amps ( 6 monblocks + 3 Power supplies) of an AWA designed 30Watt using KT88's

All point to point wiring and sounded great for the time.

Also built some Mullard 10-10 that had pc boards for the amps.

An acquaintance built the sand version and it sounded downright tinny in comparison the the earlier tubed design.

 

I also had lotsa hair then.. Now I look like my avatar.

1972...I was learning to walk. 

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How do the older models like the t1s/t2 compare to the current amps?

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I stumbled on to something new. Would there be any benefit using a Schumann generator with a Stax setup or is that just a scam?

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Jay, there is always somebody trying to take money out of your (or mine) wallet, if you only believe :)

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I just read two 6moons reviews on different Schumann generators, as well as a couple of websites extolling their virtues. I also read the Wikipedia article on Schumann resonances, which makes no mention of audio/health benefits. As far as I am concerned, the alleged audio (and health) benefits they list do not have any basis in fact or science, and the articles that 6moons and the other non-Wikipedia sites link to could not be found. 

 

In other words, it's a crock of ****.

 

(and yes, reading that kind of pseudo-sciency rubbish really makes my blood boil)


Edited by oogabooga - 3/27/13 at 10:05pm
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Originally Posted by milosz View Post

Member Oogabooga was able to successfully fix his Lambda style drivers at home. First off- CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN!!!

 

Second- how is this even possible? I thought special spacing tools and tensioning jigs would be required, at a minimum- not to mention an ISO 4 clean room.

 

????

 

The tricky part is fabricating the diaphragm as the tension has to be just right and ditto on the coating. 

 

I've cleaned Stax drivers to be 100% noise free but it is impossible to do with the Lambdas.  Only way to be sure they are working fine is to test and glued drivers are a pain for that. 

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I stumbled on to something new. Would there be any benefit using a Schumann generator with a Stax setup or is that just a scam?

 

I prefer a Bach or Mozart generator, myself.

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I like Liszt because it's not flat...

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I like Liszt because it's not flat...

His Piano Concerto No. 1, among other things, is actually quite flat, E-flat major to be more precise!


Edited by satorarepotenet - 3/28/13 at 7:50am
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