- Nov 6, 2002
The HE10.1s didn't get a good review on AudioeXprss. They averaged like a 6/10 if I remember. I would only assume that the HE8.1s would get similar reviews. Maybe they need some good tube amps to shine.Or maybe the guy that did the review should have made them correctly. He (I think it was Mr. D'Appolito) had the phase reversed when he put them together. The review does not dictate how they really sound.
I'm told that Mr. D'Appolito did not make them. Nevertheless, they were not put together correctly.
also are these suited more for stereo listening then HT?Depending on what you're listening to, you may want a sub as well. I have mine in my HT and I think they work very well. I'm looking at using HE12's next time around though, for reasons I stated above. Pi speakers are being considered as well.
Still a laid back midrange...still a 7-9Khz notch and still have a downward tapering High Frequency above 10-12Hz.Dan Wiggins suggested some fairly easy crossover changes if you want to try bumping up the 12+KHz by a few dB. I've got mine up around 2dB higher than stock, and to my ears and in my room, it sounds better that way. YMMV, of course. I still have that 7KHz notch though. It shows up on teh SPL meter, but I'm not sure how audible it is wth music.