• 10-12-2005, 11:19 AM
    Florian
    Planar speaker system pictures!

    The Systems shown here are only for educational purposes.
    They belong to their original owners!


    The systems shown here are all planar systems that are either the ones i own, owned or from systems i found on the internet where they were shared for everyone too see. I just collected these to show them to fellow Audio Enthusiasts. If you see your system on here, and would like it removed please write me and i will do so. But please understand, that this is soley to educate that not all speakers need to have a cone and a wooden box :cool:

    http://www.apogeeclub.de/audioreview/sendsystem.jpg


    If you own a planar speaker system, please send me an email to f.wiegand@t-online.de so that i can add it. The more systems we get, the better!

    Thanks, Florian.



    Florian next to his Apogee DIVA's----------------Florian's Magnepan 3.6R/SE's------------------Florian's Magnepan 3.6R/SE's in the USA

    http://www.apogeeclub.de/audioreview/list2.jpg

    Florian's Apogee Scintilla (1ohm V.)-----------------------A Magnepan 3.6R---------------------------------------------------------A SoundLab U1

    http://www.apogeeclub.de/audioreview/planasystems3.jpg

    The Perigeee Definitive--------------Analysis Audio speakers-------------------------The Innersound ESL---------------Martin Logan Statment E2

    http://www.apogeeclub.de/audioreview/planasystems4.jpg

    A Acoustat speaker in Asia--------------------------A Martin Logan setup--------------------------A Quad electrostatic speaker

    http://www.apogeeclub.de/audioreview/planasystems5.jpg

    A Innersound ESL setup----------------------------A Eminent Technology LFT8----------------------A Apogee DUETTA

    http://www.apogeeclub.de/audioreview/planasystems6.jpg

    A Apogee Duetta Reference Edition--------!---------Florian's Magnepan 1.6QR/SE setup---------------! Feanor's 1.6 Maggie setup---------------!

    http://www.apogeeclub.de/audioreview/planasystems7.jpg

    Feanors 1.6 Side -----!------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • 02-03-2006, 05:59 AM
    Florian
    Please make this a sticky!

    Here are the new pictures from my setup, i would add them to the top but cant edit anymore.

    http://www.apogeeclub.de/diva/diva3-5.jpg

  • 03-31-2006, 02:29 AM
    patpong
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    Here is mine... Apogee Duetta signature...
  • 03-31-2006, 02:43 AM
    patpong
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    And my home theater system...
  • 04-15-2006, 02:57 AM
    Rick Vansloneker

    My Maggies, the poor right speaker without cover because of the frequent repairs. In the limitations of the room this was the best placement I could achieve. At the back is plenty of space for a free breathing sound. The placement left next to the unused chimneypiece and right next to the wall is fine with me. On a good recording left sounds will literrally come from out of the chimney, like the knocking on doors in The Wall, what is a tremendous experience. Putting the speakers closer to each other narrows the stage. Also the carpet in the center is reserved for the dog.
  • 04-16-2006, 05:55 PM
    Florian
    Hey Rick!

    Cool setup, i called you but no answere. Try me, i sent you my number.
  • 08-18-2006, 12:33 PM
    squeegy200
    My humble system
    Virtually everything in my current system is from the 1980s.

    I've taken a different approach to mounting my humble SMGs by anchoring them to the floor and the ceiling. I'm fortunate that I have a 14'x19' dedicated space that is detached from the main house. The size of the room I believe is ideal for my smaller maggies. Surprisingly, they are 90db efficient and therefore capable of generating considerable sound levels in this small space.

    I've got the audiosystem setup and operational for now having used the placement guide from this forum to position them in the space. Now that I think I've got the placement sorted out, I plan to rennovate and redecorate the entire room with acoustics in mind.

    Here is my planar system in all its nakedness

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v7...dio/System.jpg
  • 08-19-2006, 07:26 AM
    JoeE SP9
    That's a very unique way on mounting them!:ihih:
  • 08-19-2006, 08:00 AM
    squeegy200
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by JoeE SP9
    That's a very unique way on mounting them!:ihih:


    Everyone seems to use the Mye stands which makes them vertical. It also gets them off the ground.

    Taking a cue from a few Accoustat installations I've seen, this setup makes height adjustment easy and it anchors both top and bottom of the planar. This allowed me to vary the height so that the center of the panels are at the same horizontal plane as my ears while sitting in the room's sweet spot.

    It also keeps the planes a bit farther away from my cats.
  • 08-19-2006, 12:58 PM
    JoeE SP9
    I guess that's why I don't have cats. With 4 giant scratching posts in my room they would go crazy.:ihih:
  • 08-20-2006, 01:46 AM
    Rick Vansloneker
    That's a truly great idea squeegy200.
  • 08-20-2006, 03:17 AM
    Rick Vansloneker
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    Vansloneker listening to his Apogees
    You will notice some changes compared to the previous picture in this topic. Florian kindly invited me to listen to his Divas and his parents Calipers and got me in touch with a high-end shop selling a pair of Stages. That's what happened and here they are.
    I choose the other side of the room for acoustic reasons. They sound even better when the blinds and curtains are closed as in the picture. Also I didn't like the sun beating down on my equipment all day. But I miss the view.
    Next is saving up some money to get a decent amplifier. Also I am considering upgrading the tweeter ribbons.
  • 08-20-2006, 09:15 AM
    Florian
    Awsome Rick!

    What wonderfull speakers you have, and they seem to be Apogees. Who would have thought ;-) Dont forget to stop on by, to experience the big mother of the Stage, the Grand. The Studio Grand, MiniGrand and Stage are based on Grand Technology. I will visit you someday to hear those Stages

    :21:
  • 05-27-2007, 06:40 AM
    jimC
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    Newform Research R645v3 w/active crossovers
    Work in progress.
  • 11-29-2007, 12:52 PM
    auplater
  • 11-29-2007, 01:11 PM
    GMichael
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    Quote:

    Originally Posted by auplater

    Wow! I likey. Nice pic!

    I know mine may not count sinse they are hybrids, but here's a pic anyhow.:cornut:
  • 11-29-2007, 01:30 PM
    JohnMichael
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by GMichael
    Wow! I likey. Nice pic!

    I know mine may not count sinse they are hybrids, but here's a pic anyhow.:cornut:



    Your speaker counts. Many planars are augmented with a cone woofer. Be proud.
  • 11-29-2007, 01:45 PM
    johnny p
    PatPong

    Off topic, but I have rug similar to that.... cow obviously, different hair color... got it in argentina.... pretty sweet setup.
  • 12-14-2007, 05:32 AM
    HoJ
    I have Mangepan MG 12
    Talk Electronics
    Cd-player : Thunder 3
    Pre: Hurricane 3.1
    Power : Tornado 3.1
    Sub: XTZ 99 W12

    http://avforum.no/minhifi/users/wmor...4717f85df0.JPG

    And a old CTR TV :-)

    http://avforum.no/minhifi/users/wmor...c887f49949.JPG
  • 12-15-2007, 06:59 AM
    Florian
    Very nice, i started with Maggies myself. Really sweet moments :cornut:
  • 12-15-2007, 04:41 PM
    HoJ
    Thanks Florian!

    I'm in heaven for the moment, this sounds just perfect for me at the time. I hear systems for a lot mor expensive costs, and still i walk around and think that my system is as good as - or bether than most of that I hear!
  • 12-16-2007, 06:37 PM
    E-Stat
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by HoJ
    I have Mangepan MG 12

    I also started with Maggies back in the 70s. They are what turned me onto the benefits of bipolar planar speakers.

    Enjoy!

    rw
  • 01-11-2008, 06:48 PM
    O'Shag
    Pat, Nice indeed!!!
  • 01-27-2008, 01:48 PM
    Gudzon
    Wow! thanks for the pictures!
  • 02-13-2008, 03:59 PM
    oaqm
    One of my 1.6s auditioning for a non-speaking role in a Stanley Kubrick movie.

    http://www.spydernation.com/images/mag1.6_small.jpg