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A Few Concerns Before I Upgrade To Katalyst Akubariks
2017-09-21, 01:47 (This post was last modified: 2017-09-21 02:08 by Paulssurround.)
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A Few Concerns Before I Upgrade To Katalyst Akubariks
How will I know if they sound better after the upgrade?

Will the new Katalyst Exakt modules on the back of my Akubariks match my Hawaiian themed decor?

Will the speakers need to be moved to a new ideal position or the non ideal position? Would it be better if they were installed in the missionary position?

Is this a free upgrade or do I have to pay with real money?

Do I have to buy a new set of Hawaiian shirts for listening to Katalyzed music?

Will I still get retain my current set of friends, or do I now hang out with a nefarious group of questionable characters?

Will I wear out my shoes more quickly, due to more toe tapping?

Do I still need to connect each of the speakers with an ethernet cable or is the music sent wirelessly?

Do I toe my speakers in, do I toe the speakers out, do the hokey pokey and turn them all about?

Will the volume at 65 still provide the same volume as with my current Exakt modules, to should I wear ear plugs until they are broken in properly?

Will my favourite cheese still taste the same after the upgrade?

Do Katalyst sound waves reflect off the walls and ceiling the same as Exakt sound waves, or do I have to dampen the sound waves with wet sponges taped up around the room?

So many questions.... Tongue

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2017-09-21, 01:56
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RE: A Few Concerns Before I Upgrade To Katalyst Akubariks
You won’t. Yes. Missionary. $$$$$$$$$$$$$. Yes. No. No. Maybe. Who cares. Plugs. Worse. Surprise. Tongue

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2017-09-21, 02:15
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(2017-09-21 01:56)Eldarboy Wrote:  You won’t. Yes. Missionary. $$$$$$$$$$$$$. Yes. No. No. Maybe. Who cares. Plugs. Worse. Surprise. Tongue

Thanks for your non-comprehensive reply.

Although your answers are not helpful, I feel much better about not knowing whether I am making the right choice. Tongue

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2017-09-21, 04:43
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RE: A Few Concerns Before I Upgrade To Katalyst Akubariks
how much will be the update to catalyst akubarik?

And will we have to send the speakers back to linn?

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2017-09-21, 05:52
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Bonus questions: will the parrots and room elephant need to be tuned and/or painted again and if the latter is true, will the new pink of the elephant still match the yellow of the bathroom submarine.
Or was that subroom bathmarine.. I'm mighty confused again.

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2017-09-21, 09:54
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RE: A Few Concerns Before I Upgrade To Katalyst Akubariks
Of course
The petal flower technique I find the best you don't want to start listening to anyone on the forum
See the positive comments they make about you
Have to question their judgement Big Grin

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2017-09-21, 14:05
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I was practicing at being a politician who takes a firm stand on important issues. Big Grin

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2017-09-21, 15:08
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(2017-09-21 14:05)Eldarboy Wrote:  I was practicing at being a politician who takes a firm stand on important issues. Big Grin
I'm a bit worried about the cheese issue, can you elaborate on that?

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2017-09-21, 15:34 (This post was last modified: 2017-09-21 15:34 by Donald.)
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RE: A Few Concerns Before I Upgrade To Katalyst Akubariks
(2017-09-21 01:47)Paulssurround Wrote:  Will the speakers need to be moved to a new ideal position or the non ideal position? Would it be better if they were installed in the missionary position?

Using TuneDem you will have found that the new Ideal Position for your Katalyst Akubariks is in my house not far from Linn HQ.

The last Missionary we had from this part of the world was David Livingstone and look what happened to him! Smile

(2017-09-21 01:47)Paulssurround Wrote:  Will I still get retain my current set of friends, or do I now hang out with a nefarious group of questionable characters?

Congratulations on acquiring your current set of friends - I'm assuming the "nefarious group of questionable characters" is an oblique reference to the Premier Inn Gang? Big Grin

(2017-09-21 01:47)Paulssurround Wrote:  Do I still need to connect each of the speakers with an ethernet cable or is the music sent wirelessly?

I'd certainly advise running your Katalyst Akubariks wirelessly - that way the noise floor is reduced to zero so no need to worry about all that Space Optimisation stuff! Big Grin

(2017-09-21 01:47)Paulssurround Wrote:  Do I toe my speakers in, do I toe the speakers out, do the hokey pokey and turn them all about?

In our version here in Scotland we shake it all about first! Big Grin

(2017-09-21 01:47)Paulssurround Wrote:  Do Katalyst sound waves reflect off the walls and ceiling the same as Exakt sound waves, or do I have to dampen the sound waves with wet sponges taped up around the room?

I thought the previous Court Injunction covered the use of wet sponges?? Smile

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2017-09-21, 15:52
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RE: A Few Concerns Before I Upgrade To Katalyst Akubariks
(2017-09-21 15:08)Tin Wrote:  
(2017-09-21 14:05)Eldarboy Wrote:  I was practicing at being a politician who takes a firm stand on important issues. Big Grin
I'm a bit worried about the cheese issue, can you elaborate on that?

Cheese? Do you have any in stock? Perhaps a nicely aged Gorgonzola?

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