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Posted by Colin Fish (Member # 5679) on December 12, 2016, 01:41 PM:
Does anyone use amplification for 16mm presentation or is just using the extension speaker the norm?
Posted by Janice Glesser (Member # 2758) on December 12, 2016, 02:47 PM:
Colin...I connect the output from my Elmo 16CL to two small daisy-chained guitar amplifier/speakers. Simple and sounds good [Smile]

Posted by Dave Groves (Member # 4685) on December 13, 2016, 05:37 AM:
I usually run three extension speakers across the front if the track is clear, but if the speech is rather indistinct, I put it through a 100 watt amplifier with built in Graphic-equaliser which improves it no end. Trouble is it's a bit heavy to lug around.
Posted by Paul Mason (Member # 4015) on December 13, 2016, 08:00 AM:
I never use an external amp at home with my Bell & Howell Tq3's but older projectors do benefit it from one especially to a sizeable audience. Whatever method you use you need the speakers as high as practical - at least half way up the screen and preferably one either side.
Posted by David Hardy (Member # 4628) on December 13, 2016, 09:52 AM:
I like to link my 16mm optical prints via QUAD 22 / QUAD II
valve ( tube ) pre and power amps for that authentic " Cinema
Sound" .
I like to use Horn loudspeakers. [Big Grin]
Posted by Colin Fish (Member # 5679) on December 13, 2016, 12:37 PM:
Thanks for the ideas. It will definately enhance the experience to spread the soundfield.
Posted by David Michael Leugers (Member # 166) on January 09, 2017, 01:15 PM:
I use two B+H Jan external speakers placed mid way up the screen. The tube amp on the JAN projector puts out great sound and in my basement I never come close to cranking the volume up over half way.

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