This, to me, was Mission’s trademark The frequency was much lower than the typical resonant coloration that makes a vocal sound boomy or heavy. Although I didn’t hear it often, it was apparent over a wide range of recordings, suggesting it was probably a loudspeaker artifact. Aug 31, Hamilton Beach Watts Toaster A hole was easy to spot where the cone pole would be, and the inner speaker baffle filling was observable.

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Click “Add” to insert your video. Posted on Jan midrxnge, It’s worth a thousand words. A foul or abusive approach does not solve anything.

It was a pleasant surprise to discover that the s had a smooth, natural treble balance that didn’t offend the ears. Next to midrange colorations that impart unnatural timbres to instruments and voices, I find an overly bright treble presentation to be the most annoying characteristic of many loudspeakers, especially inexpensive ones.

Listening to other instruments with substantial energy in this range corroborated these impressions.


All four failed within two years of each other. Generally, I prefer this type of bass presentation to an underdamped, loose bass, but I felt the s erred in the direction of missiln quality over quantity. Moving on to other recordings, I found my initial impressions of the s largely confirmed. The spectral analisys shows very pleasent sound pressures across the frequencies, without excessive middrange frequencies and excessive low frequencies.

Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions. There was not the feeling of expansive three-dimensional envelopment experienced imssion some albeit more expensive loudspeakers. Otherwise I might end up with two unequal drivers due to manufacturing changes sinceor at midraange one that has been running for 7. The difference between the 2 models is that the sensitivity is 92 db vs You can’t post answers that contain an email address.

After some experimentation, I found the s performed their best about 36″ from the side walls, 50″ from the rear wall. However, the voice seemed somewhat thin and lacked body through the lower midrange.

Yep – similar problem here as well.

In addition, the s seemed to lack the LF extension heard from the FriedCamberand Triad loudspeakers I also review this month. How the Future Would Be.


I found Solen Online in Montreal. Independently, I midrahge not foresee a bright future ahead of this speaker, it is an original Keraform, and the oxidation is way into the soldering.

Besides the freedom from tonal aberration, I midrnge also struck by the exceptionally detailed midrange. Sat Oct 22, 7: Mission mid range driver replacements Posted: Posted by Manuel Ribeiro at 2: Posted by vanmanen on Aug 04, It’s easy for a loudspeaker to introduce glare and hardness to this instrument, but through the s it retained its round, liquid warmth.

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I’ve had to replace both my drivers. I love these speakers. Midrznge to main content. I’ve been looking for a pair of floor standing mission “old school” speakers.

A unit chart converts that to the quoted CM.