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Oo, looks nice! Thanks for the info man! So basically , they are just wool pads that you put over the tweeter and it enhances the sound waves?

Too bad its like 60 bucks shipped

No, $59

btw, did you see that there is now a skiing ninja upgrade for the Ref .5?!?! Now I'm wishing I didn't sell both my pairs... I had two pairs, and they're both gone I thought they were a great mini monitor to begin with, but only sold them for ELT525M's because I didn't have a sub at the time... now I have a sub in my office too... but they can easily be found for around $200, add $150 (or $125 if you build them yourself) and you'll have a kickarse mini monitor for sure. Danny Richie (who designed the crossovers) knows his stuff.
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Owner of a Sony MDR-V150.

Koss ksc75 drivers will snap right in place of the stock drivers and sound a lot better
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No, $59

btw, did you see that there is now a skiing ninja upgrade for the Ref .5?!?! Now I'm wishing I didn't sell both my pairs... I had two pairs, and they're both gone I thought they were a great mini monitor to begin with, but only sold them for ELT525M's because I didn't have a sub at the time... now I have a sub in my office too... but they can easily be found for around $200, add $150 (or $125 if you build them yourself) and you'll have a kickarse mini monitor for sure. Danny Richie (who designed the crossovers) knows his stuff.
No i didnt. Thats excellent news man! the skiing ninja upgrades are great but to have them for the ref. .5s is ever better for me lol....

How does it work? Must i sent them in for the upgrade?
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No i didnt. Thats excellent news man! the skiing ninja upgrades are great but to have them for the ref. .5s is ever better for me lol....

How does it work? Must i sent them in for the upgrade?
yes, there is that option, or you just get them to send you the crossovers and Norez, and self install, but either way, it's a pretty hefty upgrade. Someday I'll do it for my X-LS Encores... but $300 USD is just about as much as I paid for them... not to mention duties, and shipping...
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No i didnt. Thats excellent news man! the skiing ninja upgrades are great but to have them for the ref. .5s is ever better for me lol....

How does it work? Must i sent them in for the upgrade?
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yes, there is that option, or you just get them to send you the crossovers and Norez, and self install, but either way, it's a pretty hefty upgrade. Someday I'll do it for my X-LS Encores... but $300 USD is just about as much as I paid for them... not to mention duties, and shipping...

No, you don't send anything in. This is more or less a DIY project. You replace the crossovers in your speakers with better ones that use high quality parts. Here is the install guide:
http://www.skiingninja.com/v/vspfile...n-guide_v2.pdf
There is is a video demo... I wouldn't have the speaker on stands though... just asking for trouble:
http://www.skiingninja.com/Articles.asp?ID=169

And a couple reviews:
http://64.49.204.114/v/vspfiles/asse...ew-aa-2008.pdf
http://64.49.204.114/v/vspfiles/asse...-xlsreview.pdf
Not to mention the stereomojo shootout where the ninja modded x-ls beat out every other speaker there and took the $1k and under crown.
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No, you don't send anything in. This is more or less a DIY project. You replace the crossovers in your speakers with better ones that use high quality parts. Here is the install guide:
http://www.skiingninja.com/v/vspfile...n-guide_v2.pdf
There is is a video demo... I wouldn't have the speaker on stands though... just asking for trouble:
http://www.skiingninja.com/Articles.asp?ID=169

And a couple reviews:
http://64.49.204.114/v/vspfiles/asse...ew-aa-2008.pdf
http://64.49.204.114/v/vspfiles/asse...-xlsreview.pdf
Not to mention the stereomojo shootout where the ninja modded x-ls beat out every other speaker there and took the $1k and under crown.
Ahh thanks for the links and information, looks like its very much worth it.
The video makes it look so easy lol , and i love his bendable screw driver.

Whats that wool stuff he puts in there at the end? Is that already in the speaker or does that come with it?

Im about to purchase an auzentech prelude for 140... but now that i see this, well, its very tempting..

But , ultimately ill be going with the prelude since its the source
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