Move from Ascent I's to 13A's.

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Will I hear a huge difference?

I know this is probably a dumb question, but it is a huge investment. I've had the Ascents for about 18 years.
 

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depends on your definition of 'huge' , a lot of audiophiles like to throw that particular adjective around ..... ;)

on the serious side, depending on the condition of your Ascents, perhaps. One thing is for certain, todays modern Logan Hybrids have far better panel to bass driver integration. Myself I can easily discern the difference on the older models
 
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Will I hear a huge difference?

I know this is probably a dumb question, but it is a huge investment. I've had the Ascents for about 18 years.
I am going to be brave and say, YES! I hope you have a chance to audition a pair in a local dealer. But MLs have come a long way. Good luck.
 

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Not a dumb question! If they're Ascent 'i' (with Gen2 panels and aluminum cone woofer) then with a $100 active xo (plus an amplifier) you can make them active xo in the bass, and bump up their bass performance.

Rolls SX45 would work....
 

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Where are you located? I can try to help you get an audition. And when you’re ready to buy I can get you the Martin Logan owners group price!
 

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Thanks for the feedback. I was looking at a used pair on Audiogon, made a bid, and lost. So sticking with the Ascent for the foreseeable future.

BTW, I've auditioned the 15a's and they were excellent, better than any of the box speakers in the room.
 

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Do you have a sub with your ascents? I find the descent works great with them. I almost think with an added sub the price performance ratio is off the charts.
 
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