I briefly owned a pair-and-a-half one was a damaged orphan of those a few years back, and was pretty pleased with them, especially for their size. The speakers have punch still un-fatiguing,crystal clear, the mid-range came to life and so did the bass– tight, thunderous, bass. They might also benefit from a recap as well. The sound I’m still on the fence about. Speakers are currently being used with a marantz and fisher MT Does anything think I should add some poly-fil when I replace the caps?
Your name or email address: Skip to main content. The speakers are mirror imaged for optimal imaging. Skyislander , Oct 5, Email or txt a link to this ad by selecting from one of the options below. Many of the parts have exceeded the intended life span. Got it, continue to print.
I was going to replace the binding posts but bought the wrong ones TXT the details of this eess to your phone or a friends phone. Local Pick-up only, they weigh around 80lbs each. I simply cut off the existing original caps each crossover had two oerformance caps and one 4. Share This Page Tweet. They are great speakers and I remember them as among the best I have ever heard, and I’ve listened to thousands of them.
SkyislanderOct 5, All Auction Buy It Now. Item Location see all. Orange County Speakers can remagnitize them for you. Connecting the speakers will be easy. If you plan to lay your model 5 or 8 Attention: No knobs or emblems missing. Stuffed the cabs with acoustistuff and called it good. It was a little fiddly on my knees the whole time with each speaker propped up at about 30 degrees with a shop-light on the floor, the 10″ woofer cap just barely enough to fit m perormance through with a soldering gun.
Do you already have an account? A number of ESS speakers, due to their age suffer from this, but it’s easily fixed. They play and sound great. Log in or Sign up. Since I had them stripped down, I decided I wanted to use a different finish for the wood.
Your Watch list is also available in your Member Center. I’m not sure if anyone had the deries specs on these, but for a recap if you choose, you should hopefully to read the values.
The Heils got a bit smaller by the time of your speakers, but I don’t think they suffered much in quality; instead, it was improvements in magnet technology that allowed them to create equally strong fields with smaller magnets, and thus shrink the drivers a bit. Table of Contents Add to my manuals Add.
The grilles are a black and red weave, and I just felt, a nice rich cherry finish was in order. The cabinets have veneer missing, see photos. Really, the pictures speak for themselves. They won’t have the same bass output as staked Advents regardless, but they should give you a clean tight detailed bass.
ESS PS4A (Performance Series)- anyone know about these? – tim – Speaker Asylum
You May Also Like. View Additional Items like This One. Look at all actual item pictures carefully to know about detail of item. Skip to main content. I remember learning a bit about them back then –probably from threads here, so you should search the archives– but I can’t remember much, just that these came somewhat later in ESS’s history, more towards the end.
The speakers are mirror imaged for optimal imaging. Send Kate a Message an Offer. IBJamonNov 27, Unfortunately someone has drilled 4 holes in each one. These Speakers are in overall Excellent Condition, there are a few scratches and very small dings in the Wood Finish. The Heil AMTs in them are the smaller, later kind –not as impressive as the “great” Heils that radiate sound both forwards and backwards, but still –as you are hearing– quite clear.
ESS Performance Series PS4A Speakers
On my pair one crossover board was the circuit board type glued face down while the other one seemed to be hurriedly put together from scratch as if they ran out of circuit boards– which is good becuase if I ever want to make my own I could use that as a model and re-use the inductors.
Got one to sell? For the price you paid as per the other threadyou got a “steal”; the tweeters alone are worth more than what you paid! Text me a link to this ad for my Smartphone. The bass goes very deep but doesn’t seem as accurate as some of my other speakers. I was going to try them with my sx before I broke out the bigger amps but I decided that first, I really should take care of the passive radiator and the recap.
Email or txt a link to this ad by selecting from one of the options below. Guaranteed Delivery see all. No, create an account now. Perhaps the low bass output is due to the dreaded alnico magnets losing their charge if so equiped.
The speakers have punch still un-fatiguing,crystal clear, performancs mid-range came to life and so did the bass– tight, thunderous, bass. Discussion in eas Speakers ‘ started by hbrocksNov 27, These covered the passive radiator which was a 10″ driver.
Your name or email address: This listing has expired, been deleted, or is no longer available. This manual also for: Many of the parts have exceeded perflrmance intended life span. Everything else appears to be in original and working order.