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Bob Neill, Amherst Audio and Tocaro Loudspeakers in Massachusetts!

By | July 31st, 2013|Categories: Austin Blog|

Bob Neill of Amherst Audio.  

The fantastic Tocaro 42 Loudspeakers in natural finish: $14,000, stands included. Now playing at Amherst Audio!

Bob Neill is many things to the audio world. He’s the proprietor of Amherst Audio in Amherst, Mass., where he stocks Audio Note, Blue Circle, Resolution Audio, J.M. Reynaud (of which Bob is also the North American importer!) and, of course, Crimson Electronics Amps, Preamps and Audio Cables as well as Tocaro Loudspeakers.

Bob also writes about audio. He’s a frequent poster at Audio Asylum (with over 2000 posts!) and has written scores of reviews (of both gear and of recordings) for both Positive-Feedback and Enjoy the Music.… Read the full article

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Crimson Electronics and Tocaro Loudspeakers in Los Angeles!

By | July 24th, 2013|Categories: Austin Blog|

Tocaro 40 Loudspeakers with Crimson 710 Preamp and 640E-III Amplifiers plus a Linn LP-12! (Click the picture to see it larger!)

Until now, if you wanted to hear a pair of Tocaro Loudspeakers, you had to go to the Austin Hifi Headquarters in Austin, Texas. So we’re pleased to announce that you can now hear the whole Tocaro Loudspeaker/Crimson Electronics shebang in Los Angeles, California.

So c’mon over and have a listen! Just call us at (512) 236-9100 or email: [email protected] and let us know you’d like to come by.… Read the full article

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Cheap Open Baffle Speakers (COBIES)

By | July 15th, 2013|Categories: DIY AUDIOFILE|Tags: |

Bruce has put together a pair of Cheap Open Baffle Speakers – the COBIES.  Relative to most DIY speakers this open baffle project will be quite easy to build.  One of the main design goals for Bruce was to keep the total parts cost under $150US.  The open baffle speaker project was inspired by the “Big Air” open baffle system by Jim Strasser.  

Cheap Open Baffle Speakers
COBIES – Cheap Open Baffle Speakers

Each open baffle uses a GRS 12PF-8 woofer and two Goldwood GT-25 paper cone tweeters.  One tweeter is mounted on the rear of the baffle pointed upwards about 45 degrees.Read the full article

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