Showing posts from February, 2020

Review: Tekton Design Ulfberht Speakers

Prologue: Around 800 to 1000 A.D. in the medieval period archaeological records indicate the Viking sword named Ulfberht were so advanced that they would not again be rivaled until the industrial age. Now fast forward in time to the present. Let me tell you that the once almost mystical sword known…

Review: Tekton Design 4-10 Subwoofer

Picture of Tekton Design's 4-10 Subwoofer using spike feet The 4-10 pounds the house complementing the already present 4 12inch subwoofers in the Ulfs.  News flash, low bass notes in the Tekton system are thunderous rattling everything in the house that isn't bolted down to the ground. The …

Bi-Wire Tekton Design's Ulfberht Speakers

There are some potential benefits to bi-wiring, but what seemingly occurs in audio is not always guaranteed due to the subjectivity of sound.

Bi-wiring a speaker can be a relatively inexpensive way to improve overall sound quality. Ideally, one would run two identical lengths (and type and gauge) o…

Onkyo PR-RZ5100 Surround Processor

The Onkyo PR-RZ5100 offers both balanced XLR outputs on all 13 channels or RCA. After hearing "induced" noise while using RCA I decided to try XLR and was pleasantly surprised with a totally quite noise floor especially between tracks during playback.

I ran Onkyo system’s room/speaker-cor…

Tekton Ulfberhts

Snapped a photo of the Ulfberhts after removing the speaker grills for dusting. 55 drivers in awe at this time. If you've been following my projects you might of noted that I painted the kitchen cabinets "silver half dollar". The Ulfberhts are actually the same color. Tekton's Eri…

I had no idea!

After leaving CF I had no idea what to do with myself for a couple of weeks. Seriously, for a decade visiting that site etc was part of my daily routine. I didn't miss the drama but I do miss the staff I've grown with over the years.

Anyhoot, began a few projects around the house making do …