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Magnepan Mini Maggie Desktop Speaker System Reviews

jazzfan

The World’s Best...?

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Pros: Soundstage, Speed, Transparency and Detail

Cons: BassHeads need not apply (subwoofer and some EQ required), Small sweet spot and Price $$$

Introduction Let me begin by stating, I've been a long time fan of Magnepan speakers.  Many years ago, I owned the Magnepan MG-IIIa and those 6' tall speakers paired with a Velodyne UDL-15 subwoofer produced some of the best two channel sound I've ever heard in my listening room.  That system was capable of producing a wonderfully open, wide and deep soundstage.   Imaging was excellent, and the ribbon tweeter was fast, detailed and very coherent over a wide frequency range.  I live in the San Francisco Bay Area, and unfortunately lost my Maggies to the Quake of '89 (remember the shortened World Series coverage that year?).  I've missed the sound of that...
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