Post by Chris from Lafayette Post by dk Post by Andrew Clarke Post by Graham Post by dk Post by gggg gggg
I'm reminded that a fool and his money are soon parted.
Have you remembered to bi-amp your speakers?
My speakers are a pair of Sound Lab electrostatics almost 20 years old,
driven by 2 pairs of EAR 509 bridged mono amps, coupled with VMPS
sub-woofers with built-in low pass filtered solid state amps.
Wow - great minds think alike. My subwoofer (15" front firing, with a downward firing
I have no claims on being a great mind! Only a decent pair of ears ;-)
Post by Chris from Lafayette
15" passive radiator) is also VMPS. And my main (FR and FL) speakers are also VMPS.
(Brian Cheney, the owner/designer of the company, and I were friends during the last
few years of his life, and my wife still gets together with his wife every few months for
I think you are right to have acquired subwoofers (plural) as opposed to a single
subwoofer as most people have in their systems. Since VMPS is no longer in
business, I'm trying to figure out what to do about this in my own system, with
its single subwoofer.
I purchased this system many years ago from Noel Lee (of Monster Cable fame)
and this is how it had been set up by him. Single sub-woofers make no sense at
all as they require mixing of the left and right channels, which in turn requires a
crossover ahead of the mixer. The beauty of this setup is its simplicity, as there
is no active crossover anywhere in the system. The sub-woofers have their own
low pass filters, and the electrostatics have built-in band pass filters to protect
the panels from DC or UHF overload. These are the finest speakers I have never