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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    The ribbons are all new designs and the crossover is completely different. The new midrange ribbon is indeed a smaller version of the full range's true foil mid ribbon and is not like the three segment version of the original at all. As you can see it is a full width ribbon. Please check with...
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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    This is my understanding from all my conversations with Rich, but I guess it is possible there is a backing on the bass panels? I will ask Rich the question directly and let you know. UPDATE: Chris, I heard back from Rich and indeed you are correct. The bass panels are backed by a single layer...
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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    Thank You! Main 2 channel front end: VPI Signature Mag Drive HRX w/ 12" Fatboy Gimbal. Miyajima Kansui (would really like to try a VDH Crimson XGW Strad) Yamaha GT 2000 w/ Miyajima ZERO Crown CX-822 Crown SX-824 Atma-Sphere MP1 MK 3.3+ Pass Labs X600.5 amps Meridian Sooloos Audio Note 3.1X II...
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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    One mono amp per channel
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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    Yes, all drivers are foil ribbons. You would need to discuss the rest of your question with Rich. I don't know.
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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    I use 1 high quality mono power amp per side. They still have the two inputs but I use the Nordost jumper configuration and it works great. Rich has designed fabulous new external crosssovers.
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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    Hi Ron I tried but the widest angle on my phone can't fully capture it. My room is 20 feet long, 17 feet wide and 8.5 feet tall. The outermost bottom corner of each speaker is 12" from the side walls and 1/3 way into the room from the back wall. My room serves dual purpose as a listening room...
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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    Meter needle deflection. As long as they are stationary the amp is running Class A. That's my understanding anyway.
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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    Sorry for the late reply. The Diva crossover is external.
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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    Hey Chris, here is a little bit on the physical difference btw the TSW Ultimates and the Extremes - I have articulated the sonic improvements a bit in the other posts. The mechanical differences are that the Extremes have redesigned all new foil only ribbons a la the Full Range. They no longer...
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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    Just posted a couple of pics to my original post.
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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    A turn key deal from Rich at TSW where he supplies the cores I believe they are just under 30K. Basically totally remanufactured from bottom up. Also completely new crossover. He can also rebuild your original Divas to Extremes for quite a bit less depending on the condition. He is very easy to...
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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    Most obvious improvements: Sensitivity Bass Power Effortless Performance at low to medium listening levels. Transparency Cohesiveness Pretty much every aspect of playback is improved. Items I covered in my original post are all areas the I feel are improved enough over my Ultimates to list. I...
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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    I talked to Rich. He said they are nominally 4 ohms. This is not scientific but they seem to be in the same ball park as my Dunlavy SC-4s which are 91db. The increased sensitivity was the very first thing I noticed. It is a remarkable change.
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    My New True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes

    I am finding it almost impossible to contain my enthusiasm for the most recent incarnation of Rich Murry's new True Soundworks Apogee Diva Extremes. This speaker update has been in development for a couple of years now. Using my TSW Ultimate Diva cores, this update required a frame off full...
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    Do some audio reviewers need protection against themselves?

    I do agree that there are some odd mannerisms in Peter's approach. That said, I truly appreciate that he takes the time to do what he does. It gives me an opportunity to have view of Axpona, CES and Munich without having to spend the time and resources necessary to go there myself. I've been to...
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    Atma-Sphere MA-2 Amplifier

    I owned MA2 Mk II.3s for a number of years and I loved them. Never a glitch with a tube or any other issue for that matter...Problem is I live in Texas. In order to be comfortable I would have to turn the ac way down a few hours ahead of a listening session in the summer...In the winter the amps...
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    Anyone hear the MA-3?

    easy to find out Just email Ralph and ask. He is the most helpful guy in the industry....I am sure they are north of 100K in any event.
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    One Amigo Visits Utah To Hear 5 Reference Turntables-My Step Beyond

    I picked up a copy of this disk. All I can say if you can find one, buy it....OMG is it fantastic..

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