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Go to a reputable store and listen to a bunch --speaker preferences are very
personal. I'm partial to PSBs myself --an amazing value.



marcos sueiro bal
audio engineer
2807 newtown, astoria NY 11102
718.626.8528
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>From: Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
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>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Monitor speakers for 78 rpm audio restoration?
>Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 09:00:09 -0500
>
>No answer works unless you've first treated the listening area to
>substantially remduse unevenesses in how any speakers will sound.  Obvious
>example: one speaker facing a full bookcase which absorbs sound, another a
>window which reflects it.  Your equipment layout must be aligned to
>minimize reflections as well.
>
>Room size matters as well as where you will be sitting and how close to the
>speakers.
>
>Getting this resolved should ALWAYS be the first step.  The cost of doing
>should be part of the speaker budget for any studio.
>
>Only then should you consider what speakers to buy.
>
>Steve Smolian
>
>
>
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: RA Friedman
>   To: [log in to unmask]
>   Sent: Monday, February 16, 2004 8:20 AM
>   Subject: [ARSCLIST] Monitor speakers for 78 rpm audio restoration?
>
>
>   Any recommendations for speakers to be used in a sound lab that restores
>primarily old, worn 78rpm discs? I'm not doing restorations to go on
>commercial CD reissues. I'd like to keep it under $500, but might be
>convinced to go higher.
>
>   Thanks,
>
>   RA Friedman
>   Yiddish-American Digital Archive
>   http://yiddishsong.org
>
>
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