Apogee Acoustics

Analysis Audio Epsilon premium
The Analysis Audio Epsilons produce a sound so clean, clear, open, transparent and so utterly uncolored that many traditional cabinet speakers can only aspire to.
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Line Magnetic LM-88IA, LM-150IA, LM-845IA, LM-805IA and LM-845 Premium – part 4 premium
Part 4 of the Line Magnetic review
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HFA Audio Setup History 29 – Speakers and Amps – Dec 2017/April 2018 premium
Finding my next reference speakers and amplifiers - part 2
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HFA Audio Setup History 28 – Speakers and Amps – Oct 2017/Dec 2017 premium
I had started a quest to find the perfect amplifier, for my Diva situation at least. By now I knew that there were amplifiers that are more expressive and lively than my precious Rowlands, but so far none of them was a match in terms of treble refinement and low-level resolution.
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26 December 2017
Bryston 3B, 4B and 14B “Cubed” power amplifiers premium
The new Bryston sound is generous, smooth, rich and relaxed, yet very powerful, driving all the speakers that I tried with ease. Even audiophiles with a larger budget might be pleasantly surprised!
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Martin Logan Impression ESL 11A premium
Martin Logan loudspeakers have always had unbelievable transparency and spatial rendering. However, with the Impression ESL 11A, the company has taken a significant step forward.
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HFA Audio Setup History 27 – Speakers So Far – Aug 2017 premium
If all my experiments over the years have taught 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 – Graz KLM5 MRTW ribbons with new interfaces and wired returns premium
Installing Graz’ latest KLM5 MRTW ribbons with new interfaces and wired returns This is a follow-up review of the initial Duetta Signature review. 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 over the older KLM2’s, […]
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17 April 2017
HFA Audio Setup History 26 – April 2017 premium
An overview of the main system as it was in place for most of 2017.
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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...
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Apogee Scintilla – rebuild premium
Dismantling and rebuilding the Apogee Scintilla
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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
This system's sound was surprisingly good considering that the speakers are so close to the rear wall and the listening seat is pretty close to the speakers.
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Devialet Expert 120 and 200 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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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? And what about bi-amping? premium
Opinions differ and even manufacturers can't agree on which is the best method
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Apogee Diva premium
Apogee Listening Sessions: Diva in my reference setup, and comparisons with Duetta Signature.
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Apogee DAX premium
Apogee DAX Active Crossovers Photos and Detailed Info
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Apogee Duetta Signature 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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Apogee Full Range premium
Apogee Listening Sessions: Full Range at Niels' place
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Apogee Diva – Inside Pictures premium
Apogee Diva Inside Pictures
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Apogee Duetta Signature – Inside Pictures premium
Apogee Duetta Signature Inside Pictures
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Apogee Acoustics Initial Listening Sessions premium
View all models in detail Apogee speakers listened to in various setups, covering several models, from Centaurs via Duattas and Divas to Scintillas, Grand and Full Range My closest friend and listening buddy JW has always had Apogee Centaur ribbon/cone hybrid speakers. They are tiny but perform extremely well within their limits. He wanted bigger bass and […]
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Apogee Stage – Inside Pictures premium
Apogee Stage Inside Pictures
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Apogee Diva – info premium
Apogee Diva Detailed Info
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Apogee Duetta Signature – info premium
Apogee Duetta Signature Detailed Info
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Apogee Caliper – info premium
Apogee Caliper Detailed Info
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Apogee Duetta – info premium
Apogee Duetta Detailed Info
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Apogee Scintilla – info premium
Apogee Scintilla Detailed Info
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Apogee Full Range – info premium
Apogee Full Range Detailed Info
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Apogee Acoustics FAQ premium
2013 View all models in detail   Frequently Asked Questions Do Apogee still make speakers? The original company went out of business in 1999, shortly after ADS had taken over the business. But a new company under the same name (Apogee Acoustics), now lead by an Australian named Graeme Keet (Graz), has revived much of […]
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Apogee Acoustics Timeline and History premium
  Timeline View all models in detail Company History Source: apogeespeakers.com 1981 Apogee Acoustics Incorporated founded by Jason Bloom and Leo Spiegel. 1982 The Full Range also known as “The Apogee” is the first full ribbon speaker released. 1985 The legendary Scintilla is released to critical acclaim around the world. 1986 Release of the original […]
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Apogee Acoustics Company Special premium
The world's most famous Magnetostatic Speakers!
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Apogee Slant 8 – info premium
Apogee Slant 8 Detailed Info
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Apogee Cepheus 6 – info premium
Apogee Cepheus 6 Detailed Info
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Apogee Mini Grand – info premium
Apogee Mini Grand Detailed Info
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Apogee Cepheus 8 – info premium
Apogee Cepheus 8 Detailed Info
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Apogee Studio Grand – info premium
Apogee Studio Grand Detailed Info
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Apogee Grand – info premium
Apogee Grand Detailed Info
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Apogee Grand – Inside Pictures premium
Apogee Grand Inside Pictures
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Apogee Centaur Minor – info premium
Apogee Centaur Minor Detailed Info
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Apogee Centaur – info premium
Apogee Centaur Detailed Info
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Apogee Centaur – Inside Pictures premium
Apogee Centaur Inside Pictures
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Apogee Centaur Major – info premium
Apogee Centaur Major Detailed Info
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Apogee Slant 6 – info premium
Apogee Slant 6 Detailed Info
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Apogee Studio Ribbon Array – info premium
Apogee Studio Ribbon Array Detailed Info
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Apogee Stage – info premium
Apogee Stage Detailed Info
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Apogee Caliper Signature – info premium
Apogee Diva Detailed Info
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4 December 2009
Electrostatic and Magnetostatic Speakers premium
Electrostatic speakers and Magnetostatic speakers both are planar dipoles, and they both tend to be flat and large. But there's a lot more to know about the technical principles behind these speakers. Some interesting reading, I promise!
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