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    Andromeda anyone?

    Thanks guys, the camaraderie is encouraging. I also have an Andromeda loudspeaker fixation. Bob really was ahead of the curve on many fronts. Omnidirectional waveguides, dipole woofers and mids, and an early ambiance circuit ala Sonic Holography. Though I have to say with the omni tweeter spacing it puts me in mind of the Polk SDA-SRS. I've got an old service manual, I'm trying to nuke out how the the motion control module did its work. On the face of it, it appears the module is just an eq, or at best an analog "computer" that keeps the subwoofer nominally within its operating range. I'm hard pressed to see what kind of active control it can have when it just sits in a tape monitor loop without any connection to the subwoofer itself. I'm going to attempt a clone next year after I clear some other projects on the honey-do list.

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    Nice to have you join up. Some cool gear in your possession. The Phase Linear III speakers seem to be ahead of their time, but what components of Bob C's weren't.

    Here is a picture of me with Bob C. and Brent Butterworth two years ago:



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    Hola T2!! Welcome to PHX

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    Quote Originally Posted by stuwee View Post
    Hola T2!! Welcome to PHX

    I love your taste in speakers, I'm a huge fan of the wall of soundstage sound

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    I would love to bend Bob's ear! He has such a fertile mind for audio, I'd like to know what he has up his sleeve next. Though it seems like he is done with the headache of the commercial side of things.

    Quote Originally Posted by Elite-ist View Post
    Nice to have you join up. Some cool gear in your possession. The Phase Linear III speakers seem to be ahead of their time, but what components of Bob C's weren't.

    Here is a picture of me with Bob C. and Brent Butterworth two years ago:



    Nando.

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    Quote Originally Posted by timinator2 View Post
    I would love to bend Bob's ear! He has such a fertile mind for audio, I'd like to know what he has up his sleeve next. Though it seems like he is done with the headache of the commercial side of things.
    And with shirts that fit him

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    Quote Originally Posted by timinator2 View Post
    Thanks guys, the camaraderie is encouraging. I also have an Andromeda loudspeaker fixation. Bob really was ahead of the curve on many fronts. Omnidirectional waveguides, dipole woofers and mids, and an early ambiance circuit ala Sonic Holography. Though I have to say with the omni tweeter spacing it puts me in mind of the Polk SDA-SRS. I've got an old service manual, I'm trying to nuke out how the the motion control module did its work. On the face of it, it appears the module is just an eq, or at best an analog "computer" that keeps the subwoofer nominally within its operating range. I'm hard pressed to see what kind of active control it can have when it just sits in a tape monitor loop without any connection to the subwoofer itself. I'm going to attempt a clone next year after I clear some other projects on the honey-do list.
    I have a pair of Andromedas. I have the subwoofer, but not the motion control module (I think that is what it is called). I use an EQ. I am also curious about the control unit. Please post any of your discoveries here. I anxiously await any information you can provide about it.

    By the way, do you know of a source for the plastic dispersion cones? I am in the process of moving and I broke one recently.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gepetto View Post
    And with shirts that fit him
    He looks happy as Mr. Noodle, but dressed much better.

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