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Anyone match Acoustats w/ MLs for HT

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kid4lyf

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I'm running Odysseys with a Theatre cc and $ ran out for the Scripts.
I'm considering using my old Acoustat Model 1s for surrounds.
Anyone try anything similar?
 

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kid4lyf said:
I'm running Odysseys with a Theatre cc and $ ran out for the Scripts.
I'm considering using my old Acoustat Model 1s for surrounds.
Anyone try anything similar?
Hola...Acoustat 1s are great electrostatic speakers...but you need a lot of power to drive them. Their sensitiviy is only 82 to 83 dBs. It would be a difficult task to match them to your Odyssey and Theater...unless you have a big power amp for rear. Get another ML for rears, like Aerius or Sequel II, the match would easer thousand times, regardless that the Acoustat are a very good sounding electrostatic speakers. They are tall and handsome, but difficult to match. Hope this can help...happy listening,
Pura vida,
Roberto.
 

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i have a friend of mine who is using Acoustat's for his rear surrounds and they sound great, he is using requests for the front and logos for the center, it is a really excellent sounding system he also added subs to the acoustat's.
 
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kid4lyf

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The Model 1s came with a separate 10" sub.
Mine are modified, each speaker having it's own 10" sub.
The speakers are suprisingly easy to drive.
Years ago, I actually used the small 50 wpc NAD with very nice results.
 
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dyazdani

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I've got Maggie's as surrounds, they seem to do just fine. They take up less space than the MLs, which is why I got them.
 
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