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theelviscerator

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May be interested in turbo kit amp just died!

This still alive?
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N4UPD8S

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OK, I'll bite; what precisely does N4UPD8S mean?
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Still available although I am out of drivers for the moment, have more on order and should be a few weeks and I will have plenty more

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May be interested in turbo kit amp just died!

This still alive?

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In for updates?


Lemme know sandbagger!

I guess the drop in amp 500w is not available?
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OK, I'll bite; what precisely does <STRONG>N4UPD8S</STRONG> mean?
In for updates.
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I upgraded a long time ago and am pleased.  It has been a notable improvement in quality and output w/2.

The installation was a breeze.

The blue light on the amps are very bright and distracting so I too covered them (with a triple layer duck tape flap for now)
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Well I am bailed out for now. I grabbed a partsxpress 500 watt plate amp, and maybe its because the originals never worked right, but I am flabbergasted at the output, I had gain at 5 and I had full cone excursion el rapido.

I set it at 3 and began check calibration with meter did each sub separate then together. Gain of 3 is correct, after cal matches the phoenix it output its gain at 5, and Onky sub out -7.

Its working in the corner at one end of couch, with Epik Phoenix midwall. 900 cu foot room, and when MI6 blew up in SkyFall, I thought couch was gonna dance off with us on it....I measured 115db during the replay, dialogue was about 70. insane.

I thought I would not like the results, but it sounds best it ever has frankly.

Punchy is what comes to mind now. Slamming Punch.

Don't know if I got wood ears or what, but I feel like a kid again with these 2!
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Well I am bailed out for now. I grabbed a partsxpress 500 watt plate amp, and maybe its because the originals never worked right, but I am flabbergasted at the output, I had gain at 5 and I had full cone excursion el rapido.

I set it at 3 and began check calibration with meter did each sub separate then together. Gain of 3 is correct, after cal matches the phoenix it output its gain at 5, and Onky sub out -7.

Its working in the corner at one end of couch, with Epik Phoenix midwall. 900 cu foot room, and when MI6 blew up in SkyFall, I thought couch was gonna dance off with us on it....I measured 115db during the replay, dialogue was about 70. insane.

I thought I would not like the results, but it sounds best it ever has frankly.

Punchy is what comes to mind now. Slamming Punch.

Don't know if I got wood ears or what, but I feel like a kid again with these 2!


Which Partsexpress plate amp did you use? Did it fit into the MFW's amp opening?
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http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?partnumber=300-807


this one, and no it doesnt fit. lol, but it works pretty well imo.
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A bunch of people should be getting emails over the next few days as I should have drivers late next week(they have shipped).

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Hello guys, First time poster but long time lurker!

After a long time of waiting to get the funds in place, I managed to catch Kevin before he left for vacation and I'm now the proud owner of two turbo kits.

 I have had dual MFWs for 5 years or so and after numerous amp replacements & capacitor fixes one finally died about 2 years ago. At the time the V3 was available from Murrel so I replaced the dead amp and was back in action again. Until a year later when my second MFW quit.

That was about a year ago and Murrel had sold out of V3s [eek]so I decided to save up the cash to turbo both of my MFWs.

Fast forward to today and the first one is installed. The directions on this site were helpful and the project went smoothly except for forgetting to install the weather stripping before installing the new driver[nono]. Luckily I noticed the error before I screwed the driver in to place!

I took some pics along the way which I will post later.

The quality of the kit is first class, all parts fit perfectly and the anodized plates look like they have always been part of the sub. Great quality binding posts are included and no soldering is required. Did anyone mention the driver is an absolute monster![biggrin]

So far I have only had time to do one of the two subs but it sounds fantastic. I have some calibration questions to ask for when I get the second up & running but will do that later as I don't have time to write any more at the moment.

More soon.

Dan

 

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Many thanks for the report Dan.  I look forward to your impressions after you get the pair upgraded.  The upgrade should not be subtle. [cool]

For setup the most important thing is to first verify the PEQ filter on the front panel is set near 0dB (note that's ~2 o'clock on the dial) with the Q and Freq set full counter clockwise (~7 o'clock).  This insures the EQ isn't affecting things as you start calibrating and any changes imparted are intentional.

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anymore turbo kits available?  also i just moved to a new house that had a sub hooked up before and they had ran around 25ft of 14 guage wire in the wall.  is that a sufficient size speaker wire to use with the turbo and dayton amp or do i need to run new wire in the wall?

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Shawn

Send me an email, I should have a kit or 2 left.

as for the 25ft of 14G wire [mad]
If there is any way you can attach some 12g to it and pull it through I would really like to see that happen.  If you dont listen at real high levels for extended periods of time you might be able to get away with it.

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anymore turbo kits available?  also i just moved to a new house that had a sub hooked up before and they had ran around 25ft of 14 guage wire in the wall.  is that a sufficient size speaker wire to use with the turbo and dayton amp or do i need to run new wire in the wall?


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Is there a turbo kit available?

Thanks
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Got any kits on the way?
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Pallet of drivers on order, probably about 8 weeks out as of right now.

I would recomend sending me an email so when I do get them in I can let you know. already have a bunch on the list.

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Email sent.  Thanks!
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I'll keep an eye on this... somehow that 2nd MFW has made it into 2014....
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AVR/Blu-Ray - Marantz SR7009 (9.2.2) - Blu-Ray Oppo UDP 203 - Apple TV
Front Height Amplifier - 2 Marantz MA6100's
Speakers - Klipsch RF-82 - Center RC-64 - Front Wide 2 RP-160M, Front Height 2 RB-10
Rear Surround - Surround Back 2 RS-52, Surround 2 R-14M
Subs - Dual MFW15's (Seaton Sound ICE amplifiers, soon to be triple MFW's)
TV -Samsung 55" 8500
2CH - Klipsch "The Sixes" and 1 MFW15


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