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Received my Celestion V-type (clipz)

Discussion in 'Backline' started by ~BURNY~, Jul 7, 2014.

  1. ~BURNY~

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    Ok, I think I will do that. I won't be able to do it once in a row though.

    I heard some people place the speakers so they face each other to cancel the sound but the logic behind it seems fallacious in that it would probably limit the speakers movement as well.

    I have an old unused (I hope so) bed with a thick mattress in the attic where my cabs are. That will probably do the trick.
     
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    Might make sense for a tweeter, I don't think it will do much on big full range speaker that can't reproduce these frequencies very well.
     
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    I get the reasoning behind it but I could swear my other cabinet haven't changed one bit in years since I got them (I got the Marshall BX and The Harley Benton new).
    Same for my monitors...
    We'll see...
     
  4. JeffTD

    JeffTD Senhor Testiculo

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    That's because the change is gradual and your ear was adjusting as much as the speaker was. If you took a brand new Marshall BX and put it side by side with yours you'd hear a distinct difference beyond the usual "every cab sounds unique" occurrence.
     
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    Skaldir formerly known as Unicorn

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    10 Hz doesn't make sense for a tweeter I think ;)
    The membrane was moving a lot, so I guess that was the whole point back then.
     
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    Sorry, I misread thinking Khz. Brain fart.
     
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    When i bought my 2x12 Harley benton ir ran sinewave @ 60 hz to break in, more than 24hours, at a sensible volume level.
    Saw that somewhere on the net ...
    To me, i feel that it did improve the sound of the speakers, and would do it again to a new set of speakers
     
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    Speaker breakup is the reason I only buy 2nd hand speakers! Can't be fucked to piss off the neighbours with 24 hours of a sine tone!
     
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    Yes they are countless accounts about the benefits of break in all over the net and I have no reasons to dismiss them, even manufacturers seem to encourage this practice but there are few actual before/after clips.

    The few I heard showed no audible difference or so little that it was moot to my ears but the placebo effect (sounds derogatory but it's not) seemed to do wonders to the happy owners ears.

    That's why I want to test it by myself. I'm not trying to be a smartass.
     
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    Mago Austrian Blech Machine

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    First things first:

    AWESOME CLIPS!

    Love the blend of the vtype in the HB and the mesa.
    the more aggressive vtype is pretty oldschool...could work nice for certain stuff.

    About the break in:
    I didn't do that when I got the mesa os new, but I noticed that after some reamping sessions and rehearsals it was a lot easier to get a not too harsh tone.
    Of course it can also be that it just took me that long to get to know the cab well enough to know where to put the damn mic hehe
     
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    I wondered how the V-type sounded, cool to hear it with my DI's :)
    (Thanks for linking my YT channel!)

    Smooth tones you got there, I prefer the mesa clip, but maybe try the V-type speaker in your mesa cab?

    That cat image is awesome!
     

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