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Old 10-04-2018, 09:26 PM
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MintakaX, excuse my ignorance, but when you are connecting the LF Positive and HF Negative are you using the jumpers? Or are you connecting directly from Amp without jumpers. Eg. Speaker cable directly into HF Negative and then other speaker cable directly into LF Positve without jumpers?
Hello ! So sorry to be so late in responding, I haven't been monitoring this thread much. As of now I am using jumpers in the standard sense with speaker wires going into the HF and then jumpers from HF to LF.
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Old 10-04-2018, 09:29 PM
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I preferred the 4.
Was that with mono blocks ?

I've been using the 8 ohm with jumpers from my MC462.

Anyone else using the 4s ?
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Old 10-04-2018, 09:48 PM
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Hello ! So sorry to be so late in responding, I haven't been monitoring this thread much. As of now I am using jumpers in the standard sense with speaker wires going into the HF and then jumpers from HF to LF.


Thx MintakaX
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Old 10-04-2018, 10:17 PM
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was that with mono blocks ?

I've been using the 8 ohm with jumpers from my mc462.

Anyone else using the 4s ?
mc303
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Old 10-14-2018, 07:29 PM
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Any thoughts on the minimum distance required between speakers for the 802d3?
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Old 10-15-2018, 07:56 AM
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I am currently eight feet between tweeters.

I had the 802 D3 in a smaller room where they were only 5 feet apart, the sound quality was still excellent, but the soundstage was all squished into a smaller space, and the height of the instruments was not accurate.

By bringing the speakers into a bigger room and increasing the space between them, the soundstage is obviously bigger and the height and width are accurate now.

My sitting position is currently about 9' 10" from the speakers.

I just move them into this room a couple of months ago so I'm still tweaking everything.

As far as the binding posts on the Macintosh 601 monoblocks, I have been using the 4 since I got the speakers, but have just been recently experimenting with the 8.
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:36 AM
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I am same as Kalli
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Old 12-19-2018, 10:37 AM
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Hi guys, quick question on room size. My living room/dinning room is one open space with the dimension of 26’ x 23’. The main listening area is off to the right side of the room with a dimension of 13’ x 23’, with the speakers situated on the 13’ side. My main listening position is 13’ from the speakers, with speakers at around 10’ apart.

Is my room big enough for the 802d3? Or should I consider going with the 803d3? Thanks for your assistance!
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Old 12-19-2018, 06:58 PM
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Hi guys, quick question on room size. My living room/dinning room is one open space with the dimension of 26’ x 23’. The main listening area is off to the right side of the room with a dimension of 13’ x 23’, with the speakers situated on the 13’ side. My main listening position is 13’ from the speakers, with speakers at around 10’ apart.

Is my room big enough for the 802d3? Or should I consider going with the 803d3? Thanks for your assistance!
My room is 14 x 23, and the 802D3 are 9’ apart on the 14 side, and they sound great. This set up is relatively similar to what you have. So, if budget permits, I say go with the 802d3
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Old 12-26-2018, 07:09 PM
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Thanks for the reassurance! I will place my order soon and was undecided between 802 vs 803 due to room size. After years of using B&W speakers, finally going to own a pair of 802s, very excited!

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My room is 14 x 23, and the 802D3 are 9’ apart on the 14 side, and they sound great. This set up is relatively similar to what you have. So, if budget permits, I say go with the 802d3
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