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Old 10-12-2009, 11:06 AM
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Good day Everyone, Has any body ever heard of these speakers before? I ran across them in my local newspaper here in Indy. He's asking $175.00 for them. There a three-way 15"woofer with a horn mid,and tweeter.Any thoughts,or has anyone ever hear of them? Thanks Dave.
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Old 10-12-2009, 11:20 AM
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The van isn't white , but it's definitely a light beige. MTX made for Sears , etc..
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Old 10-12-2009, 01:43 PM
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Way! Way to high. They used to be sold at your local furniture store. They probably sold for $200 with a 10X markup.
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Old 10-12-2009, 03:01 PM
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I believe Parts Express has been selling those as of late.

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Old 10-12-2009, 04:26 PM
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I had a feeling they were some type of white van crap. Thanks.
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Old 10-13-2009, 12:27 AM
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MTX made the AAL series speakers. They are NOT white van speakers. I have a pair of AAL 2230B. Horn tweeter, (2) 12" woofers and midrange. Will handle more power and sound just as nice as these "so called" audiophile quality speakers. I used to have the AAL 2230 you could buy them with wood grain or black. These speakers will handle just about everything my Yamaha M-65 can throw at them. Here they are next to the Cerwin's. They were sold at Best Buy, etc....for around $350 - $400. The MTX model you reference have the 15" instead of twin 12" woofers.......Your model number might be AAL 1540. Now you know....


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Old 10-13-2009, 11:22 AM
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Very nice system, 325!
Man, that console takes me back & it is a very nice looking TV.

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Old 10-13-2009, 11:27 AM
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Hey I'm curious,the owner got home last night.called me and wants me to come tonight,look and listen,he told me i'd be suprised. Why not he's only 5 miles away. By the way 325bmw,they are model 1540's

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Old 10-13-2009, 05:25 PM
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Thanks Rome!! That console is hard for the kiddies to tip over.......LOL......so we keep it, it won't die.

hardrock94 -- You will be surprised The MTX AAL line of speakers are very underrated. Very few people have listened to them. I would sell the rest of my speaker collection before I sold my AAL's. Good luck!!
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Old 10-13-2009, 05:42 PM
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I have also had the 2230's pictured above. Not audiophile quality cabinets but great rock speakers. Handle lots of power with high output. Price is way to high though, I sold my pair for $75.
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Old 10-13-2009, 05:49 PM
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They may sound OK but 175 is still way too high, for that kind of coin you might luck into JBLs, ARs, Boston Acoustics, EPIs, Dynacos etc, that are a whole lot better. For 75 you might be talking for beater party speakers to crank up for rock and roll. Lets put it this way for 200 I lucked into JBL 4313bs that were quite literally the standard for recoding studios to mix albums in the late 70s and early 80s
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Jayjokal slipped in while i was typing with a similar message to mine.
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Way way way too high -- they may be perfectly nice speakers, but goodness and price don't correlate. At all.
By the way, their 12 inch brethren are the most common speaker at the dump, and by a fairly considerable margin. So they are common and not much sought after.
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Old 10-13-2009, 09:11 PM
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Wow! I just got back from looking and listening to these speakers,all I can say, I just wasted an hour and a half.
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That doesn't surprise me, AAL is American Acoustic Labs, never have heard a model that impressed me. For that kind of cash you could listening to any number of speakers that would blow you away, most for a lot less than the AALs.

Remember, power handling doesn't mean jack squat as a rule, some of the best speakers I have heard and owned wouldn;t handle more than 50 watts and loud is n ot inherently related to quality sound.
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