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capt mike 27th July 2008 03:33 PM

monsoon planar computer spkrs
has anyomne tried to use these planer panels as mid or HF drivers in a custom system? i have 4 of them the model MM1000. they play pretty loud off the 25 WPC the plate amp in the sub box feeds them, wondered how they'd perform if used in a home stereo set up in stead of computer? try them like you might use a ribbon driver in a 2 way system?

maybe feed them a signal from a passive xover?


moray james 27th July 2008 05:06 PM

IIRC the chap at VMPS...
bought what as left of these and rebuilt them all. He uses them as mid units and they sound very good. You might have a go at picking his brain about them.

capt mike 28th July 2008 03:20 AM

finding IIRC
thx , how do i find this chap?
member search didn't do it.
does he work at VMPS co.?

moray james 28th July 2008 03:46 AM

good old Google... you should find some help here. good luck with your modifications.

JmanGTA 29th July 2008 09:05 AM

A friend of mine built speakers with about 8 or so of the monsoon panels per speaker. They are crossed at 200hz and then up high to aurum cantus ribbons/pioneer ribbons.

When run as dipole I think they sound excellent. As monopole, not as "interesting".

I know he reads here, he may post when he gets back from vacation.

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