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In more than 40 plus years this his the best that i have heard.

D.I.Y Acoustat Spectra 8800 - - - 41x102x10 inches 800 pounds of pure bliss.

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Looks like a speaker!

How much money and time did you spend on it? What drivers? How many? Enclosure? Xover?
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Looks like a speaker!

How much money and time did you spend on it? What drivers? How many? Enclosure? Xover?
Hi ranjeetrain, #1 just about 12k - #2 always upgrading - #3 no drivers these are electrostatic speakers they use 9x46 inch panels this model as 8 panels - this model as 2 enclosures one with 6 panels and one with 2 - #4 these speakers have no xovers BUT they do have interfaces.

PS: The smaller model is my own modified 1+1s these are 14x94x3 inches 200 pounds they have only 2 - 9x46 inch panels stacked.

PS: More photos on my Flickr galery - - -
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Re: What is the best speaker that you have ever heard ?????

This looks like a 'modified' [double stacked] Sound Labs;
Probably this is a 'custom' Electrostatic Speaker - Amps used ?
The Wolcott Audio "Presence" Monoblock Tube Amplifier ??
Some details would be appreciated;
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Looks like a speaker!

How much money and time did you spend on it? What drivers? How many? Enclosure? Xover?
Hi ranjeetrain, #1 Just about 12k - #2 Always upgrading it never ends - #3 There are no drivers these are electrostatic speakers they use 9x46 inch panels this model as 8 panels per side and i will post my model the 1+1 that uses only 2 - #4 The big model as 2 enclosures 1 with 6 panels and 1 with 2 panels the smaller model as only 2 panels in 1 enclosure - #5 There are no xovers but there are interfaces pictures included.

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MrAcoustat modified 1+1 ( 1984 ) speaker.


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This looks like a 'modified' [double stacked] Sound Labs;
Probably this is a 'custom' Electrostatic Speaker - Amps used ?
The Wolcott Audio "Presence" Monoblock Tube Amplifier ??
Some details would be appreciated;
Like it say's on the post, this is a DIY Acoustat Spectra 8800 electrostatic speaker with 8 double stacked 9x46 inch panels, the amplifier is a highly modified Plinius SA-250MK1V - the preamps are Promitheus signature double c core - the cd player is a highly modified Ayon CD-1 with Burson amps and 6H30 tubes - there are also 2 JL Audio F-112 subwoofers in a very large room.

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Like it say's on the post, this is a DIY Acoustat Spectra 8800 electrostatic speaker with 8 double stacked 9x46 inch panels, the amplifier is a highly modified Plinius SA-250MK1V - the preamps are Promitheus signature double c core - the cd player is a highly modified Ayon CD-1 with Burson amps and 6H30 tubes - there are also 2 JL Audio F-112 subwoofers in a very large room.

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This is one of my all time favourite speakers.
Did you like them ?
Nice pics on your link.
I also like the way in which you make them - good strong frame etc.
Are these speakers commercially available ?
Configuration ?
Cost ?
Thanks..
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Have you used this Pre ?

I have been trying to source a piece forever, but the company is difficult to deal with.

Can you pen a few words about the sound ?
Shall be appreciated...

Thanks;
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Have you heard these ?
I went to Tassos's house to listen to them;
In Athens i.e. [Greece]
I would like to know what you think of the product / sound etc.
That will give me an idea of what your speaker sounds like...
I also heard them in Munich with Technical Brain Amplification [Japan]
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Re: What is the best speaker that you have ever heard ?????

me too,I also like the way in which you make them - good strong frame etc.thanks


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