Apogee Acoustics

26 August 2017
Current Secondary HFA Audio Setup premium
The all new secondary listening room spans the entire width of the appartment. The components in it can change at any time - that's precisely the point of this system: to be able to change anything for review purposes without having to tear apart my main system.
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HFA Audio Setup History 26 – Speakers So Far – Aug 2017 premium
If all my experiments over the years have tought me one thing then it is that amplifier and speaker performance is highly relative.
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24 August 2017
HFA Audio Setup History 25 – New Secondary System – Aug 2017 premium
After the halfway-there secondary listening rooms and the media room set ups, now I finally have a secondary listening room that spans the entire width of the appartment.
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Apogee Duetta Signature (part 4) premium
Duetta Signature using Graz’ latest KLM5 MRTW ribbons with new interfaces and wired returns Part 4 of 4 Page 1 – Page 2 – Page 3 – Page 4 In speaking with Graz about my experiences with the original and refurbished Duettas, he suggested I install new MRTW ribbons, not only because the KLM5’s are hugely improved […]
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17 April 2017
Current Main HFA Audio Setup premium
Apogee Diva Magnetostatic Speakers, Jeff Rowland Corus + PSU Preamp with separate super capacitor based Power Storage Unit, Jeff Rowland Model 6 Mono Poweramps, Aurender N10 Music Server, Wadia 521 DAC,
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16 May 2016
HFA Audio Setup History 20 – Secondary Setup – March 2016 to May 2016 premium
After completing the wall construction work, my new setup lasted only 3 months… On the right is the new wall that I extended by closing the hallway, thereby creating a longer wall. This way I could set up the equipment sideways, creating more floor real estate in the process, which was my wish. Later I […]
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28 March 2016
Apogee Scintilla – rebuild premium
Dismantling and rebuilding the Apogee Scintilla
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27 March 2016
Apogee Scintilla premium
Apogee Listening Sessions: Scintilla at Stanley's place.
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13 March 2016
HFA Audio Setup History 19 – Secondary Setup – February 2016 to March 2016 premium
After completing the construction work it was time to reposition the Apogees The Duettas and associated equipment were moved into position and with anticipation I sat down on the listening sofa, only to be overwhelmed with bassy room modes. Of course I could have known. With the initial sofa placement smack in the middle of the room […]
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13 March 2016
HFA Audio Setup History 18 – Secondary Setup – Construction work Dec 2015 to February 2016 premium
After being unhappy with the placement of the listening sofa, some more construction work was in order… This is what the secondary setup looked like end 2015: a nice, cozy place to listen to music and watch TV. To make this setup possible I had already removed several walls. Still, I was unhappy with the […]
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7 February 2016
HFA Audio Setup History 17 – Secondary Setup – August 2015 to February 2016 premium
Components: Apogee Duetta Signature Magnetostatic speakers (refurbished, with original crossovers) Meridian 506.24 as CD transport AudioAanZee Reference Flow Music server direct via USB or over ethernet via EC Designs BBB Roon and jRiver Media Center on Windows PC via Devialet Air Devialet 120 Integrated amplifier, DAC, Streaming endpoint AudioQuest Castle Rock Speaker cables On the […]
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Devialet Expert 120 and 200 (part 2) premium
Devialet Expert 200 and 120 hybrid class A / class D integrated amplifiers compared directly.
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Devialet Expert 120 and 200 (part 1) premium
Devialet Expert 200 and 120 hybrid class A / class D integrated amplifiers compared directly.
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Accuphase E-260 premium
The latest 200 series amplifier in Accuphase's long and successful range of integrated amplifiers.
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Apogee Duetta Signature (part 3) premium
Apogee Listening Sessions: Duetta Signature in Toine's listening room and in my reference setup, and comparisons between refurbished and original models.
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Jeff Rowland 525 power amplifier premium
Successor to the model 201 mono's, the model 525 with new Pascal technology promises further improved sound.
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26 January 2014
Apogee speaker Crossover – active or passive premium
A bi-amping experiment using Apogee Divas
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25 January 2014
Speaker Cables – bi-wire or single wire? premium
Opinions differ and even manufacturers can't agree on which is the best method
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