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Hobby HiFi 2/2017 (Febr./March 2017):
Technology: SB-Horn a backloaded horn with SB Acoustics tweeter and SB Acoustics full range loudspeaker
Highend project: WaveLine 152 a transmissionline loudspeaker of high quality with Audaphon air motion transformer and Wavecor subwoofer
Clevere Concepte: MiDesk a very small loudspeaker with fullrange driver from Mivoc
8 inch drivers test: Monacor SPH-200KE, SPH-225C, Omnes Audio Exclusive 8, W8 Alu, W8-670Z, SB Acoustics SB20PFC30-4,
SB23NACS45-8, SB23NRXS45-8, Tang Band W8-2145, Wavecor WF223BD01 (auf Seite 67 fälschlich als 02 bezwichnet), Wavecor WF223BD02
New ranges of components have been developed to keep ClarityCap at the forefront of audio capacitor technology: Clarity Capacitor CSA and CMR
Hobby HiFi 1/2017 (Dec./Jan. 2017):
Clevere Concepte: FR10-TL Cheap and slim transmissionline loudspeaker with Visaton loudspeakers.
Highend project: Micro-Block MK2 is a bookshelf loudspeaker with outstanding sound quality
(frequency range: 35 to 35000 Hz (-8dB))
Technology: Cumulus BS 2017 is a compact loudspeaker with coaxial driver, integrated subwoofer and digital signal processor.
Progress made in producing capacitors:
Clarity Cap CMR and Clarity Cap CSA.
Hobby HiFi 6/2016 (Oct./Nov. 2016):
Highend project: Illuminata 18 BE/RE available with beryllium tweeter or
Illuminator- or Discovery ring radiator.
Clevere Concepte: BK-12m with Fostex FE126En and BK-12m-Sol with FE108-Sol
Chassis test: Monacor DT-300 with WG-300, Scan Speak H2606/920000, Seas 27TBCD/GB-DXT(H1499), Visaton G25FFL with WG148,
Wavecor TW030WA12, Waveguide Audio SSP158/37.
Hobby HiFi 5/2016 (Aug./Sept. 2016):
Sommer special with subwoofers und satellits (Price in germany 12.80 EUR, in Au, NL, Lux, Belgie, Italy 14.80 EUR)
Technology: Zyklop-Sub 2 a subwoofer in transmissionline with cut off frequency of 18 Hz.
Technology: The Base DVC a subwoofer with a bass driver with two voice coils.
Technology: Disub 124/2 a dipol subwoofer with impulse compensation.
Clevere Concepte: Sub 3000 BPHP with Mivoc woofer
Highend project: Visamon 170RD-HP a highend satellit with Visaton drivers
Clevere Concepte: Mini-Monitor Basic HP ein günstiger, universell einsetzbarer Satellitenlautsprecher.
Highend project: Wavesat 118/13 a small satellit
Clevere Concepte: DigiBox 87HP with Visaton fullrange driver in a small cabinet
5 amplifiers in test: Audaphon AMP-24, McCrypt PAC15A, Mini-DSP&Ice-Power PWR-ICE125, Monacor AKB-400 DSP, Reckhorn A-409
loudspeaker drivers test, woofer: Mivoc AW 3000, Mivoc AWM 124, Mivoc AWX 184 MkII, Monacor SPH-200CTC, Omnes Audio W8-670Z,
SB Acoustics SW26DAC76-8, Scan Speak 22W/8857T00, Seas Design L26ROY, Tang Band W4-1720, Wavecor SW263WA01.
Hobby HiFi 4/2016 (June/July 2016):
High-End-Project: Wavemon 223 is a small highend floorstanding spreaker with outstanding sound quality.
Clevere Concepte: Bodega is an universal floorstanding loudspeaker with Monacor chassis.
Technology: Resub is a small subwoofer which reproduces very deep bass.
Hobby HiFi 3/2016 (April/May 2016):
High-End-Project: Aluminata 130/4 KE is a 2 1/2 way bass reflex system in d'Appolito arrangement with Visaton loudspeakers.
Technology: BK108 mit FE108E Sigma is a small back loaded horn with Fostex fullrange loudspeaker BK 108 EZ (Sigma).
Clevere Concepte: Mikro Desktop is a monitor of high quality with a fullrange loudspeaker.
Chassis test, 4 inch loudspeakers: Monacor SPH-115 und SPP-110/4, SB Acoustics SB12NRX25-4 und SB12PAC25-4 und SB12PFC25-4,
TangBand W4-655 mit Phase Plug und W4-1720 und W4-2142, Wavecor WF120CU07 und WF120CU08
Hobby HiFi 2/2016 (Febr./March 2016):
Technology: Alhambra is a floorstander with pulse compensated woofer and three Mivoc fullrange loudspeaker in a line.
High-End-Project: Wavemon 120/30 is a small monitor with excellent sound quality.
Clevere Concepte: Desktop Sub is a small subwoofer with two Omnes Audio woofer inside.
Chassis test, dome tweeter: Monacor DT-107, Monacor DT-254, Omnes Audio T25H, SB Acoustics Satori TW29RN, SB26ADC-C000-4, Scan Speak D2904/710003,
Scan Speak R2604/833000, Tang Band W1-2025SA, Visaton KE25SC, Wavecor TW013WA01, Wavecor TW030WA11, Wavecor TW030WA13.
Hobby HiFi 1/2016 (Dec./Jan. 2016):
High-End-Project: Visamon 170 is a compact high quality monitor with Visaton chassis.
Clevere Concepte: Desk-Top BB4 is a shelf speaker with Omnes Ausio fullrange chassis.
Readers project: White Ebony - a floorstanding loudspeaker with Scan Speak chassis
Readers project: Keine Utopie; unfortunately with speaker chassis which are no longer available.
Chassis test, 13 cm woofer: Expolinear ATD Hypergraph 140K, TMT130K, Monacor SPH-136C, SPH-135KEP, Omnes Audio LPG13HC, Visaton AL130,
Wavecor SW146WA01, SW146WA02, WF146WA05, WF146WA06, WF152CU13, WF152CU14.
Hobby HiFi 6/2015 (Oct./Nov. 2015):
High-End-Project: Wavemon 152-2.5 is a floorstanding loudspeaker of high quality with 2 1/2-way crossover.
High-End-Project: AOS Stage: a powerfull floorstander
Clevere Concepte: Sharky is a dipole speaker to get more indirect sound.
Readers project Kronos
Chassis test, 17 cm woofer: Accuton C158-6-851, Audax HM170FCR8, HM170FCR16, Celestion TF-0615, Gradient/Nova MDS 06, Mivoc SWM68, Monacor Raptor-6, Morel TiCW634Nd, TSCW636, Reckhorn D-165,
Seas P18RNX/P H1350, Visaton AL170, Wavecor SW168WA01, WF168WA05, WF168WA06, WF182CU12, WF182CU13
Hobby HiFi 5/2015 (Aug./Sept. 2015):
Technology: Pico Lino 3 is a small transmission line loudspeaker with Scan Speak full range driver.
High-End-Project: Vision B80 FAST is a floorstander with Visaton full range driver B80 and Visaton woofer.
Technology: Mikro-Horn 2015 is a small back loaded horn with Fostex full range driver FE 126 En.
Technology: TL 90 is a small transmission line with Wavecor full range driver.
Technology: Cobra-Horn RBT is a back loaded horn with Monacor driver and Monacor magnetostat.
Clevere Concepte: Bamboo 3 is a wall-mounted loudspeaker with Tang Band full range loudspeaker.
High-End-Project: Daedalus-TL with Visaton full range in a Transmissionline cabinet
Hobby HiFi 4/2015 (June/July 2015):
Technology: Vision BS is a compact speaker Studio Monitor 2 of Art of Sound is a huge floorstanding loudspeaker with horn and 15 inch bass.
High-End-Project: MoMo 175RBT is a floorstander with ribbon tweeter of Monacor.
Readers project: Concerto developed by Thomas Reimann is a high end floorstander
Woofer chassis test: Fostex FW305, img StageLine SPA-112PA, Monacor SPH-300CTC, SPH-300KE, Morel TiCW1258Ft, Peerless XXLS AL12/4, Visaton W300 8Ohm, Wavecor SW310WA02
Tweeter with beryllium, chassis test: Scan Speak D2908/714000, D3004/664000 and Seas Excel T29B001 E0058
Hobby HiFi 6/2014 (Okt./Nov. 2014):
High-End-Project: Raquel and Marco was a wedding present. Because of the exceptional quality of the loudspeakers it was tested in Journal Klang+Ton.
Technology: Studio Monitor 2 of Art of Sound is a huge floorstanding loudspeaker with horn and 15 inch bass.
Clevere Concepte: Visaton Zyklop contains a Visaton full range loudspeaker B80. The bass is provided by Visaton woofer TIW 200 XS.
Chassis test: Seas Excel C18EN001/M is a coaxial loudspeaker with magnesium cones
Chassis tests with ribbon tweeters and air motion transformers: Audaphon APR 3.2, Beyma TPL-150H, Beyma TPL-200S, Dayton AMT3-4, Dayton AMTPRO-$, Fountek Neo X3.0,
Harwood AM22, Monacor RBT-20, Monacor RBT-35SR, Mundorf AMT25CS2.1-R, Mundorf AMT25D6.1R, Mundorf AMT29CM1.1-R, Omnes Audio RT2.0
Hobby HiFi 5/2014 (Aug./Sept. 2014):
High-End-Project: TBTL-W6 is a floorstander with Omnes Audio ribbon tweeter and Tang Band mids loudspeaker and woofer
Technology: Hifi-Mini-PA 6/2 is a small loudspeaker with professional PA drivers.
Clevere Concepte: DigiBox 87FE is a small loudspeaker with Visaton driver.
Chassis test with full range loudspeakers: Ciare HX135, Dayton ND65-4 and -8, E.J.Jordan Eikona 2, EAD E100D, Fostex FE103-SOL 8 and 16 Ohm, Morel TSCM634, Scan Speak 5F/8422T01,
Tang Band W5-2106, Visaton FRS 5X, Visaton SL87ND and SL 87 FE.
We were impressed by two loudspeakers because of their excellent price/quality ratio: Scan Speak 5F/8422T01 and Visaton FRS 5X.
Hobby HiFi 3/2014 (April/May 2014):
High-End-Project: Small Block is a high end 2-way-speaker with Air Motion Transformer and passive radiator.
Technology: floorstander Dschinn-TL provides deep bass with a quite small cabinet.
Technology: BK103 a backloaded horn with Fostex full range loudspeaker.
Clevere Concepte: M-SUB 80.10 is a small active bassreflex subwoofer with Mivoc woofer and Mivoc amplifier module.
Hobby HiFi 3/2014 (April/May 2014):
High-End-Project: Heartcore KHT with dome tweeter plays in the top international league.
High-End-Project: Heartcore AMT with air motion transformer is even better.
Technology: HiFi-PA 10/2 is a shelf speaker with PA chassis.
Clevere Concepte: MiniSat Basic is a compact 4 Ohm speaker with Visaton chassis.
Clevere Concepte: MiniSat Basic 8Ohm is a compact 8 Ohm speaker with Visaton chassis.
Chassis test: EAD E130, img Stage Line SP-6/100 PRO, Monacor SPH-175HQ, SB Acoustics Satori/MW16P, Scan Speak 18W/(%45-01, Scan Speak 18WU/8747T00,
Tang Band W6-1139SIF, Tang Band W6-1936S, Wavecor WF182BD09, Wavecor WF182BD10
Hobby HiFi 2/2014 (Febr./March 2014):
High-End-Project: ScaMo 15 Monitor with Scan Speak chassis.
Technology: Harwood-Reference is a 3-way loudspeaker paving the way for entering the High-End arena.
Clevere Concepte: Dschinn Sub-Sat, : 2 x Dschin Satellit + Subwoofer
Chassis test: img Stage Line SP-10/250Pro and SPA-110PA, Peerless XXLS AL 10/4, SB Acoustics SW26DAC76-8, Scan Speak 26W/8534 G00,
Visaton W250 8 Ohm and W250 S8, Wavecor SW263TU01 and SW270WA01.
Hobby HiFi 6/2010 (Oct./Nov. 2010):
High End Project: V-Maxx combines the best Visaton drivers resulting in a four-way bass reflex system.
Technology: Mikro-Horn 2011 as an example Bernd Timmermanns wants to show how small a horn could be.
Clevere Concepte: Femto is a miniature bass reflex loudspeaker equipped with a Vifa 8 NE 125/4 full range driver.
Clevere Concepte: Femto 5 is a miniature bass reflex loudspeaker equipped with a Vifa 8 NE 125/4 full range driver.
Hobby HiFi 5/2010 (Aug./Sept. 2010):
High End Project: Triga Neo Pro, 3 way reference speaker with Focal Chassis and Audaphon ribbon.
Clevere Concepte: SBTL a Fuzzy Transmissionline
Technology: PaRaSub XXL Subwoofer with passive radiator
Technology: Hidden Sub 2x8 a subwoofer that may be hidden quite easily.
Hobby HiFi 4/2010 (June/July 2010):
High End Project: El Nino - small Shelf speaker with beautiful voices.
Technology: The Voice Sub - front loaded bass horn with 10 inch woofer of P.Audio
Technology: Daedalus-TL with Visaton full range in a Transmissionline cabinet
CC104: Cube and Shere - full range driver in spherical or in cubical cabinet
Hobby HiFi 2/2009 (Febr./März 2009):
Technology: Cumulus Horn 2 with Thiel SCS4
High End Project: Visaton Classic 200 GF - Visaton 3-Wege Standbox mit Titanmembran-Mitteltöner
CC92: Mivoc MiniSat and MiniCenter with XAW 110 HC and fabric tweeter XGH 258 ALU
Pico Lino 2 - A small transmission line speaker with Vifa full range drive
Hobby HiFi 1/2009 (Dez./Jan. 2009):
CC91 TransMISSIONline The Fuzzy Transmissionline is a new concept by Bernd Timmermanns.
MMR (Mini Monitor Ribbon) a miniature shelf speaker with ribbon tweeter
Hobby HiFi 6/2008 (Oct./Nov. 2008):
Technology Wildcard a ported horn shelf speaker with highpass and Mivoc drivers.
CC91 Wavesat 118 a miniature shelf speaker with Wavecor drivers TW030 WA01 and WF118 WA02.
Hobby HiFi 5/2008 (Aug./Sept. 2008):
Wavesub 178 is a subwoofer with Wavecor chassis capable of producing extremely low bass from small cabinet.
High End Project Bookshelf BS1 a Seas Excel 3 way shelf speaker.
CC85.1 Visaton Clou A fully grown up floorstander going for a song.
CC85.2 Start Air Kit an universal and reasonably priced loudspeaker.
Hobby HiFi 4/2008 (June/July 2008):
CC84: Blue Sat 2 a small shelf box with Visaton chassis.
Technology ASE Cevio ein Hochton-Line-Array mit Vifa-/Peerless-Bestückung
High End Project Jericho 08 with Seas full range Exotic F8
High End Project Platino TL mit Seas Chassis
Hobby HiFi 3/2008 (April/May 2008):
CC83: Mission 2313 a small floorstanding with Mission speakers.
Visaton Aria MHT is a Visaton design with Visaton magnetostats MHT 12 and the top notch Visaton TI 100, titanium midrange driver.
The voice 3 is a party PA speaker with low priced P.Audio drivers.
Hobby HiFi 2/2008 (Febr./March 2008):
Technology Jericho 08
CC82: Clever Concepts (CC) 82 - Mivoc Transmission Line MTL 138
GHP Monitor Compact shelf loudspeaker with excellent sound quality.
It comprises a Seas Excel tweeter T29 AF001 with aluminium / magnesium diaphragm and an Excel W18 E001 bass driver.
Hobby HiFi 1/2008 (Dec./Jan. 2008):
CC81: Mission 2410 a small floorstanding with Mission chassis
Subwoofer Sub 10 BRHP ported subwoofer with high pass
Hobby HiFi Compact with Excel Micro Monitor (no longer available) and Tower E-Motion E-Motion II Thor Evo 04 The Voice, The Voice 2, Disub 12/2 Sub Zero
Hobby HiFi 6/2007 (Okt./Nov. 2007):
BK 201 KH: Based on the idea by Günter Damde an imposing twin horn was developed
two Harwood Monitor 18 - shelf and floorstanding
CC76: Capella Center - Center with Mivoc drivers (discontinued)
Hora - floorstanding with tweeter on top of the cabinet
Electronic: Omnes Audio Amplifier Module with DSP DBC 12
Hobby HiFi 5/2007 (Aug./Spet 2007):
Pico Lino 2 a Mini Transmissionline with Vifa fullrange
Concorde - a new Concorde MK III
Sub Zero - subwoofer with 46 cm woofer (discontinued)
Ground Sound 1503 - active module with dsp crossover (discontinued)
Hobby HiFi 4/2007 (June/July 2007):
Faktum - big floostanding with Mundorf and Scan Speak
The voice 2 - floorstanding (discontinued)
Disub 12/2 - Double Dipol
Hobby HiFi 3/2007 (April/May 2007):
Audimax - a floorstanding ... what's technically viable
MPR2 HXT - a shelf speaker designed by Gerd Lommersum (discontinued)
CC73: Capella Plus - two way speaker with integrated subwoofer(discontinued)
Test: 25 cm woofer
Hobby HiFi 2/2007 (Febr./March 2007):
Ladylike II - with Topas Signature Evo 07 and subwoofer
M-Horn - an exponential horn with Mivoc tweeter and woofer
Test: coax speaker from 10 to 38 cm
Hobby HiFi 1/2007 (Dec./Jan. 2007):
Hypergraph TL - transmissionline with Hypergraph woofer (discontinued)
CC71: Harwood Monitor - a small monitor with magnetostat.
SMS (Super Mini Sub) or how to construct a sub out of a port.
Test: 46 cm woofer
Hobby HiFi 6/2006 (October/November 2006):
Topas Plus - a small floorstanding with bass support.
CC66: Gradient TL - a transmissionline with gradient chassis
BPHPsub - a subwoofer with Mivoc AW 3000
Test: 12 ribbons, air motion transformer and magnetostats
Hobby HiFi 5/2006 (August/September 2006):
New Technology: Faro - a transmissionline with magnetistat and XBL-woofer.
Subwoofer subwoofer AWM 12 - a subwoofer with 30 cm Mivoc AWM 124
CC65: Breitbänder Dacapo tower, satellit and Center
Electronic: Genius project crossovers with integrated operational amps.
Optimum - a 176 x 45 x 57 cm huge floorstanding
Test: Mivocs 30cm-subwoofer.
Test: 10 different 20cm-full range produced from 1955 till 2006.
Hobby HiFi 4/2006 (June/July 2006):
TBTL (Tang Band Transmission Line) - a Floorstanding with Tang Band und Omnes Audio chassis
VOX 253 MTI Ladylike a sat-sub-system deduced from VOX 253 MTI
CC64: Macro Cube a closed Sub with bass enhancement with series capacitor
Test: 3 different chassis.
Test: 10 drivers and horns.
building crossovers like the professionals do
Top 30: The best self building projects of Hobby HiFi
electronics: active tube amps with Thels Audio boards.
Hobby HiFi 3/2006 (April/Mai 2006):
CC63: Dacapo - open radiator with high efficiency
Dipol Disub 18/2 a dipole subwoofer with two 18 inch woofer inside
The Voice - small PA box
Floorstanding from Andreas Stein with ribbon and Vifa speakers
Test: 9 woofers
Electronic: Audio-Masterboards from Thel (to build up amplifiers)
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