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Looking to upgrade my speakers to Ascent and Cinema. My questions is how much a difference the "i" makes. And if I look at older non "i" what should I look for in used Logans?
 

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i believe the newer "i"s have a better woofer and newer panel with better dispersion. if the price is very close, i would opt for the "i".
 

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Taz said:
Looking to upgrade my speakers to Ascent and Cinema. My questions is how much a difference the "i" makes. And if I look at older non "i" what should I look for in used Logans?
I take it you have Ascents now and are thinking about buying new woofers and panels to upgrade them to “i” status?

If I remember correctly the upgrade was $850.00, you will get a little more punch from the new aluminum woofers and a little more open less forward sound from the 2nd gen panels, not to mention the better looking clear spars. Not sure if the 5 to 10% gain if worth $850? But if the money is burning a hole in your pocket I say go for it.
 

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Taz said:
No I have Claritys looking to purchase.
If I was buying a pair of ascents and had the choice between Ascent and Ascent i, I would defiantly go for the “i”. I liked the woofer in the “i” better; also the clear spars are a big plus in my book. Are you going to sell the clarity’s or use them for surrounds?
 

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Minor difference in sound but worth it if price differential is small, primarily for resale. :)
 
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Zip3kx07 said:
If I was buying a pair of ascents and had the choice between Ascent and Ascent i, I would defiantly go for the “i”. I liked the woofer in the “i” better; also the clear spars are a big plus in my book. Are you going to sell the clarity’s or use them for surrounds?
Looking to sell the clarity's no room. I have fresco's mounted on the wall. I was planning on the i's but I thought I would ask to see about the differences to see if it would be worth it to save a few bucks.
 

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Taz said:
Looking to sell the clarity's no room. I have fresco's mounted on the wall. I was planning on the i's but I thought I would ask to see about the differences to see if it would be worth it to save a few bucks.
Either way you go I think you will be more then happy.
 
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If you are going to make a change don't bother with the i. There is a difference but not that significant. Go with the vantage is a vastly improved product. Even the vista is a real improvement over the ascent i
 
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Mrjb said:
If you are going to make a change don't bother with the i. There is a difference but not that significant. Go with the vantage is a vastly improved product. Even the vista is a real improvement over the ascent i
Anyone have thoughts on this? Vantage is probably to much, unless I would find some super deal used.
 
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