VANDERSTEEN: Favorite Pre Amp and Amp for the Quatro?

For Vandersteen Quatro owners——your thoughts on your favorite power sources? Interested in your experience and feedback. Dip in and out HERE ===//=== Read our entire Vandersteen archive HERE Hi. I’m Michael Vronsky – the Commercial Manager here. If you’d like details of where to buy this brand AT SPECIAL PRICES (but only for our members) […]

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HARBETH: Easier to drive; specifically Harbeth v Vandersteen?

The thread starts: I’m in an NY apartment, I have Vandersteen 2CE speakers driven with a YBA Integre with 50W. I know the Vandersteen’s are fairly easy to drive and you can use tubes including Music Reference RM-10 at 35W. I listen to jazz, female vocalist stuff.  Now you have the Harbeth Compact 7, which […]

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VANDERSTEEN: Richard Vandersteen: Keep on Truckin’ – by Ken Kessler

First published in 1988 Richard Vandersteen doesn’t look like a typical loudspeaker designer. True, he wears glasses, but his presence suggests a longshoreman or somebody who’d be played by Gene Hackman. And sure enough, he tells you in a quasi-Dukes of Hazzard drawl that he’s been a construction worker, plumber, truckdriver, and electrician. Electronics had […]

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VANDERSTEEN: Quatro loudspeaker – test review

Michael Fremer (Stereophile): Record playback could have been designed to go from the inside out instead of the other way around. With most pieces of music ending louder than they started, doesn’t it make more sense to end the side at the widest circumference, longest wavelength, least congested part of the groove spiral? Compact discs […]

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VANDERSTEEN: Model Seven loudspeaker – test review

Michael Fremer (Stereophile). It’s difficult to believe that the former top model of Vandersteen Audio’s line of loudspeakers, the Model 5, has been in production in one form or another since 1997. Time passes quickly when you’re having fun. Like all Vandersteen speakers, the 5 was and remains a good value and performance proposition. For […]

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