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    All I can say is I got mine as a thrown in set...

    All I can say is I got mine as a thrown in set with a deal on a set of Klipsch Fortes, as well as a set of Infinity SM 118s. I gave 500 for the lot. I tried to talk the seller into selling just the...
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    Sticky: Alphaville, Forever Young...... This entire album...

    Alphaville, Forever Young...... This entire album sounds awesome on my 1Bs...... Finding this out was one of those "happy" accidents. I found it on vinyl and got it for the title song.... But the...
  3. Thread: SDA Colors?

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    Mine are the Studio versions. Shurkey, do you...

    Mine are the Studio versions. Shurkey, do you think I should remove the vinyl veneer, It looks like Polk just painted over it for the studio version. I was thinking just some glazing puddy and allot...
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    SDA Colors?

    Today at work a friend of mine was showing me some pictures of a guitar he was restoring. He told me he was going to paint it Viper "Toxic Orange" like a Dodge Viper he saw...... Well, being the...
  5. I have a Carver TFM 25 that worked great on my...

    I have a Carver TFM 25 that worked great on my SDA1Bs before crossover mods, but now goes into protect mode if driven at anything more than background level. westmassguy, who did my mods, told me...
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    FYI Thanks for the reply's. All of my electrical work...

    Thanks for the reply's. All of my electrical work was done by westmassguy, another club Polk member. I have nothing but the highest regard for his work, and he is always willing to help with...
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    FYI SDA 1B upgrade

    Anyone here who is thinking about upgrading their SDAs, stop thinking and just do it. They really are a phenomenal speaker after modern upgrades. I just had my 1Bs upgraded with Sonicap gen 1 in the...
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    Need Help SDA1b refurbish.

    Please forgive me if this has already been asked, but I could't really find my exact answer in the forum. I have a set of SDA1Bs that i really love. The speakers sound very good and have no known...
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    I have the SDA 2Bs, and what you drive them with...

    I have the SDA 2Bs, and what you drive them with makes an incredable difference in the sound. IMO, THAY CRAVE POWER, . I'm currently running a Carver TFM 25,, 225wpc.. and it makes them come alive,...
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    Need Help My SDA 2b manual states 4-20 feet apart. It says...

    My SDA 2b manual states 4-20 feet apart. It says you should place them apart the same distance as you will be sitting away from them. I have mine about 10 feet apart and sit 10 feet away with great...
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    I think the tfm 25 will be more than eniough, I...

    I think the tfm 25 will be more than eniough, I never had the switches trip with it, just with the lower amps I've tried. I just wondered if that was how they worked. Can I replace the polyswitches...
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    I'm finding, after some adjustment to the C1 that...

    I'm finding, after some adjustment to the C1 that about the middle of the watt meter is eniough, even when the wife isn't home. Especally after cleaning up the class candle holder,,,,,...
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    OH one more question. Will the polyswitches heat...

    OH one more question. Will the polyswitches heat up during long listening and start to cut out earlier? Thanks so much.
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    Thanks Folks, I have no intentions of overdriving...

    Thanks Folks, I have no intentions of overdriving them with this amp, I'm listening to Ronnie James Dio, the last in line, peaking at about 110watts and its next to extreme,,,,, WOW I LOVE THIS...
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    Driving the SDA 1B

    I just got a Carver TFM 25 to drive my 1Bs. The amp is rated at 225 wpc, and does a wonderful job. I'm wondering if there is any problem using all of the power for the 1Bs? I know when i've tried to...
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    Need Help Woaa,, I didn't mean to start a quarrell....

    Woaa,, I didn't mean to start a quarrell. Although I do agree that China is practiceing slavery. And I will buy from anywhere else when I can. It's sad to see a people taken such advantage of. But...
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    Need Help Is NAD always this slow answering E-mail. I sent...

    Is NAD always this slow answering E-mail. I sent them one several days ago to ask about the 375BEE and haven't gotten a response yet. Although it sounds like it's common ground and should work fine....
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    Need Help Anyone have any reccomendations on new gear that...

    Anyone have any reccomendations on new gear that will work? Or will I have to stay with vintage. I would like to stay with an integrated amp. I'm currently driving them with a JVC JA S22, about a mid...
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    Need Help Are any new amps common ground?

    Contacted Crutchfield to ask if the NAD 375BEE was a common ground amp to drive my SDA 1Bs. They told me that thay didn't have ANY that were.:neutral: Did this fella know what he was talking about?...
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    Need Help Driving SDA 1 B

    I own a set of SDA 1Bs, and am wondering what I need to drive them? I'm finding out, that for whatever reason, my vintage recievers don't like them. The only thing I have that even comes close is my...
  21. Thread: vintagenut

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    It's the bottom one on each side........ F1nut, I...

    It's the bottom one on each side........ F1nut, I really like your definition. Thats funny, I don't care who says different.
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    more info

    Wow great discussion, Thanks all. I just purchased the speakers about a week ago, and have driven them very easily, kinda just playing with them, checking them out. The previous owner was the...
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    SDA 1b Tweeters

    Sorry, I had to post this so my first post would have a title to get attention. It simply says vintagenut. I need some help with SDAs. Info in vintagenut post THANKS
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    vintagenut

    Hello All, This is my first post here, Forum looks very interesting. I am somewhat of a collector of vintage HI FI. I just purchased a set of SDA 1Bs and already love them. I had to purchase the...
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