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  1. Damon Von Schweikert

    VR-4jr Upgrades… Also Known As Mods!

    Yes, yes it does! Thanks for sharing and please keep me posted on the progress of your experience.
  2. Damon Von Schweikert

    Introducing Center Stage 2M

    That sounds excellent to me Joe, I concur.
  3. Damon Von Schweikert

    Introducing Center Stage 2M

    Robert, Thanks for taking the time to provide these photos, I now understand the situation better and concur with Joe's solution. We can utilize your existing outriggers by fabricating an adapter. That said, there are aspects about the outrigger assembly that I still have questions about. I...
  4. Damon Von Schweikert

    Introducing Center Stage 2M

    Dear Robert, 1 - I'm sorry but I'm confused by this statement. I would be very surprised if the threaded portion of the spike is 44mm in diameter On many speakers, they are M8 or M10 and sometimes 3.4" diameter, etc. And I don't understand what you mean by the 0.6mm step up. Is it possible...
  5. Damon Von Schweikert

    Introducing Center Stage 2M

    If I may Robert, I would be happy to assist with your question. The CMS LS 1.0 would replace both the Kharma footer as well as the spike. For ease of use with your speakers, I advise either mounting them directly under the plinths or utilize the spike insert along with our titanium adapters...
  6. Damon Von Schweikert

    Low Noise Floor? Why?

    I think context is the issue in this questions. For me, Noise Floor in the context of a system is how one describes the level of distortion. The lower the noise floor, the less distortion there is in the system. "Noise floor" as you describe at a venue is what I would call ambient sound. If...
  7. Damon Von Schweikert

    Von Schweikert Audio Manufacturer Spotlight

    Well, that's kind of complicated to nail down but I'll do my best. And please note these are just generalities I use in classifying room size. I'm certainly not the authority here. Also, I've listened to systems in rooms smaller than the size I classify as "small" and had great sound. It's...
  8. Damon Von Schweikert

    Von Schweikert Audio Manufacturer Spotlight

    Thanks Will, that's very kind of you to say. All my best!
  9. Damon Von Schweikert

    Do Tubes Homogenize the Sound of Our Music?

    Speaking as a designer, I would consider any tube product that did affect the sound in such a way to be a failure. And speaking as a manufacturer that demonstrates my loudspeakers with what I believe to be (at least) among the finest in solid-state and tube amplification, I would say no. That...
  10. Damon Von Schweikert

    Von Schweikert Audio Manufacturer Spotlight

    Hi Will, I'll do my best to answer this great question as I'm sure many are curious about this as well, but I fear my explanation will fail to describe exactly all the differences as well as the similarities. So let me say that if there are any questions about my response, please follow up with...
  11. Damon Von Schweikert

    Von Schweikert Audio Manufacturer Spotlight

    Hello All, It's just a few weeks until the first Pacific Audio Fest 2022 and we're very excited to be in Seattle along with our room partners VAC / Valve Amplification Company and The Audio Company presenting our newest flagship loudspeaker, the ULTRA 7. If you haven't made plans yet, there's...
  12. Damon Von Schweikert

    The Endeavor Reference Edition

    That sounds interesting...
  13. Damon Von Schweikert

    MasterBuilt Audio Reference II cable line Distributed by Von Schweikert Audio

    Hello Bazelio. The Performance and Reference II lines are both made from high-quality copper by a U.S. manufacturer and the Reference II is single-crystal copper. It's the Ultra line that is constructed with U.S. laboratory grade precious metal alloys in a proprietary formulation. And thanks...
  14. Damon Von Schweikert

    My room is finally done, with thanks to Kingrex!

    I can't wait to see the final install!
  15. Damon Von Schweikert

    MasterBuilt Audio Reference II cable line Distributed by Von Schweikert Audio

    In a direct shootout; and depending on the resolution of the overall system, the Ultra cables will beat-out the Reference II in resolution and blackness hands down. In addition, I think there is a significant improvement in the overall tonality achieved by the lower distortion of the Ultra...
  16. Damon Von Schweikert

    The Endeavor Reference Edition

    Thank you Tony, much appreciated. We are very excited about the Endeavor Reference Edition and how it lowers the barrier of entry to this level of performance.
  17. Damon Von Schweikert

    Von Schweikert Audio Manufacturer Spotlight

    Hello All, We’re excited for this opportunity to share with you; The What’s Best community, our latest products as well as some recent coverage of Von Schweikert Audio. There’s a lot going on at VSA this year so to help keep things organized, I’ve created separate threads for each topic linked...
  18. Damon Von Schweikert

    VR-4jr Upgrades… Also Known As Mods!

    The VR-4jr to Endeavor SE Mod ($12,000 MSRP) The winning Endeavor Special Edition or SE is perhaps the most award-winning speaker in its class including 2021 Product of the Year by HIFI Magazine as well as numerous Editor’s Choice and Best Of Awards. This model incorporates the highly refined...
  19. Damon Von Schweikert

    VR-4jr Upgrades… Also Known As Mods!

    The VR-4jr to Endeavor E-3MkII Mod ($5,000 MSRP) The E-3 MkII is the most advanced and affordable speaker system on the market. It’s said that science cannot define musical expression, with its emotion and passion, but musical expression can define science. Thus, the E-3 MkII was engineered by...
  20. Damon Von Schweikert

    VR-4jr Upgrades… Also Known As Mods!

    Many of you who were fortunate enough to purchase and still own the highly successful VR-4jr which sold record numbers between 2004 and 2006 we’re sure are very happy with your speakers. Given the large number sold, it’s impressive to see next to none of them show up on the resale market in the...
  21. Damon Von Schweikert

    MasterBuilt Audio Reference II cable line Distributed by Von Schweikert Audio

    MasterBuilt Audio is pleased to announce the release of the Reference II Line of audio cables including power cords, digital cables, interconnects, and speaker cables. The Reference Line has always offered the greatest value of the MasterBuilt Audio products and with the evolved Reference II...
  22. Damon Von Schweikert

    The Endeavor Reference Edition

    In 2019, we released Endeavor Special Edition at an MSRP of $25,000. The design goal of the Special Edition was to achieve the highest level of performance in class by utilizing extremely high-quality drivers, crossovers, signal patch and terminations in a cabinet with the same high gloss...
  23. Damon Von Schweikert

    “The Sound of Reality” …what does that mean?

    It was at Capital Audiofest 2019 that not one, but two separate manufacturers approached me claiming "they got" what we were chasing with our loudspeaker designs. They claimed they now understood that we were pursuing something different than other high-end companies. We were striving for as...
  24. Damon Von Schweikert

    Center Stage2 LS Footer designed by Critical Mass Systems for VSA

    Engineered by Critical Mass Systems, the Center Stage2 “LS” Series loudspeaker foot is an unparalleled breakthrough in cabinet resonance mitigation; the culmination in years of experimentation and development based on the groundbreaking and award-winning Center Stage2 footer technology. No...
  25. Damon Von Schweikert

    Von Schweikert Show Performance & AXPONA 2022 Wrap-up

    I won't "kiss and tell" but one prominent reviewer had interconnect cable made by different manufacturers on the left and right channel of their system and claimed it sounded better that way. I was horrified and will never have my products reviewed by them after discovering that.
  26. Damon Von Schweikert

    Von Schweikert Show Performance & AXPONA 2022 Wrap-up

    To say Leif and I are competitive is an understatement. Since we took the helm at my family's business, we sensed the need to demonstrate to the majority of audiophiles the performance our speakers were capable of. You see, before this it was quite common for show goers to tell us how they've...
  27. Damon Von Schweikert

    The Endeavor SE Review - Michael Bump, Enjoy the Music

    That's a slightly complicated question and I'll do my best to answer it. Please feel free to ask follow up questions if I state something confusing. So as you know, the E-5 MkII was an established model two or perhaps three years before the Endeavor SE was developed. Aside from the concentric...
  28. Damon Von Schweikert

    The Endeavor SE Review - Michael Bump, Enjoy the Music

    It was most likely the Endeavor SE since we played them several times. They were the smaller painted speakers. We did play the Endeavor E-3MkII Saturday morning (in walnut veneer) for about an hour but they were immediately sold by the Audio Company after the audition so they didn't get played...

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