New Apogee Divas

RBFC

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Did anybody else see Graz’s new announcement that he’s offering custom built Divas that have full modern material upgrades? He’s also offering upgrades to existing Divas to bring them up to that spec.

Lee
 

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I assume he is keeping the same magnet assembly, and the materials would be upgraded ribbons and fascia (crossover??)?

That's pretty cool. I remember Graz in the old days having mixed feelings about Divas. However, once you finesse them, they are supposed to be sublime.
 

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Did anybody else see Graz’s new announcement that he’s offering custom built Divas that have full modern material upgrades? He’s also offering upgrades to existing Divas to bring them up to that spec.

Lee
Where did you see that?
 

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Ah yeah it is here. Graz was on the phone to me about these months ago. Follow the link there is also a picture.

Funny Marc posted yesterday saying these never happened LOL.
 

spiritofmusic

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I'm not sure they're the same. Or are they?
 

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Did anybody else see Graz’s new announcement that he’s offering custom built Divas that have full modern material upgrades? He’s also offering upgrades to existing Divas to bring them up to that spec.

Lee
Thanks Lee for starting this thread :cool:
I wanted to do it myself and was right in the middle of it when I got distracted... :rolleyes:
I answered over there in the old Apogee Forum but as most of you probably aren't registered there, I copy my answer over here as well.
 

christoph

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Hi Graz

Very nice to see some life here.
Congrats on the new speakers


Three Questions are important for me:
- Impedance
- Sensitivity
- Price

Can you answer those questions briefly?

Cheers,
Christoph
 

spiritofmusic

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Apogee Definitive
4-way digital xover
Requires 4 stereo or 8 mono amps
100dB+ efficient
$100k+
Ready some time just before the next Ice Age.
 

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Apogee Definitive
4-way digital xover
Requires 4 stereo or 8 mono amps
100dB+ efficient
$100k+
Ready some time just before the next Ice Age.
Oh no that's years ago, Marc. They did exist. Not sure anyone bought a pair. Huge, and used neodymium magnets.

More recently on this forum we have talked about all new Duettas and Divas using upgraded components.
 
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The picture is actually bigger than is rendered on the Apogee forum on both my mobile phone and my laptop browsers for some reason. Hoping this displays correctly.

Yup - seems to.

Assume the red line is the no go unless you are Graz area:D
 

christoph

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Apogee Definitive
4-way digital xover
Requires 4 stereo or 8 mono amps
100dB+ efficient
$100k+
Ready some time just before the next Ice Age.
This one exists for maybe 10 years (or even more?) already ;)

Back then we Apogee-devotees on the old forum shook our heads in disbelief over the 100k price tag. Today it almost looks like a bargain :rolleyes:

Maybe Graz sells his (only?) pair of Definitives for less than 100k now to have it out the workshop and to have some cash for other developments... :D

And I think he Definitives are 3-ways, not 4-ways
 

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spiritofmusic

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Post a link please. What's their efficiency?
 

christoph

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Post a link please. What's their efficiency?
For the Definitive or for the Diva Encore E9?
Definitive is 2 post higher and for facts on the Diva Encore E9 I asked Graz on the old Apogee Forum already. No answer so far. I will post it here as soon as I know more ;)
 

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Link, Justin please.
 

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How much?
 

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