38603Re: U shaped foam frame around speakers
- Jun 13, 2012As I recall, TAS liked these pretty well, too.
I can look this up. Certainly they were
--- In email@example.com, Tom Mallin <tmallin4@...> wrote:
> I don't think these speakers are being made anymore, Yip, even though the
> designer is still alive and repairing the woofers. I once came "this
> close" to buying them, but decided not to once I determined that the echo
> muff concept did not have as beneficial effect on imaging and staging as
> padding the walls. (In my current room, I also tried absorbing the back
> wave of the Carver Amazings with Sonex placed a few inches behind them.
> Same result.)
> Even a few years ago, the Watkins speakers were rare on the used market.
> Not many were made, JGH's approval notwithstanding.
> On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 6:47 PM, mm <yipmangmeng@...> wrote:
> > **
> > Looks like a tall Quad 63 and maybe someone may want to own such a vintage
> > speaker. Tom?
> > Yip
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Tom Mallin <tmallin4@> wrote:
> > >
> > > WOW!! A true blast from the past. That's the firm and those are the
> > > images they used in the old ads. The Watkins was wide so as to build in
> > > the echo muffs concept. The width probably also lowered the baffle step.
> > > The Watkins woofer was used in many of the big Infinity systems from that
> > > era.
> > >
> > >
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