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Advent legacy VS legacy II

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Anyone know the technical (dimensions, crossover & drivers) differences between these?

Also, any sonic differences?

Thanks for any help.

 

 

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Here you go for the Legacy II:

Legacy II
MSRP=$225/ea
Model: A1046
Frequency Response=42Hz to 23kHz +/-3dB
Impedance=6to8 ohms
Recommended Amplifier Power=10-100 Watts
Sensitivity (2.83 volts @1 meter)=90dB
Crossover Frequency=2kHz (Legacy III=2.5kHz)
Resonance=51Hz +/-3Hz
Harmonic Distortion= <1% above 50Hz @ 1 Watt
Tweeter Dispersion (Variance 30° V or H to 13kHz)= <+/-1dB
Tweeter=1” ferrofluid filled parabolic soft dome
Woofer=10” high extrusion aluminum coil form
Cabinet Size (HxWxD)=28-1/4”x 16” x 9-3/4”
Weight=46.5 lbs./ea
Finish=Oiled solid pecan wood top and face, black textured vinyl over dense fiberboard

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Do you have the specs for the LEgacy I?

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I will look up that info over the weekend.

Thanks.

 

 

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1989 Stereo Review buyer's guide listing
Acoustic-suspension floor-standing liquid-cooled speaker with solid-pecan
top and base with wraparound grille. Features 10" high-excursion cone
woofer with aluminum-coil form; 1" ferrofluidfilled soft-dome tweeter. FR
42-23,000 Hz ± 3 dB; min power 100 W rms; max power 500 W peak; sens
88dB sPL/W/m; imp 8 ohms. Black texture vinyl finish over dense fiberboard.
46.5 lb; 28.25" h x 16" w x 9.75" d $399/pr

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Here is what I have specs for, sorry no original Legacy specs

25th Anniversary Edition Legacy (1992 design)

Frequency Response=35Hz to 22kHz +/-3dB
Impedance=8 ohms
Recommended Amplifier Power=10-100 Watts
Sensitivity (2.83 volts @1 meter)=90dB
Crossover Frequency=3.5kHz
Resonance=50Hz +/-5Hz
Harmonic Distortion= 1.0% above 100Hz @ 1 Watt
Tweeter Dispersion (Variance 30° V or H to 13kHz)= <+/-1dB
Frequency Range Low: 28Hz -8Db

High: 23kHz-3dB

Tweeter=1” ferrofluid filled soft dome
Woofer=10” high extrusion aluminum coil form
Cabinet Size (HxWxD)=26” x 14-1/2” x 11-1/8”
Weight=35 lbs.
Finish=Walnut veneer with solid wood trim

The 3-position switch provides three different high frequency contours above 2khz.

Added a serialized plaque, indicating its historic production run

Legacy III (1993 design)

A1046 Retail=$225/ea, Dealer=$147.00/ea

Frequency Response=45Hz to 23kHz +/-3dB
Impedance=6 or 8 ohms switchable
Recommended Amplifier Power=10-100 Watts 6 ohms, 10-80 Watts 8 ohms
Sensitivity (2.83 volts @1 meter)=90dB  6 ohms
Crossover Frequency=2.5kHz
Resonance=50Hz +/-5Hz
Harmonic Distortion= <1.0% above 50Hz @ 1 Watt
Tweeter Dispersion (Variance 30° V or H to 13kHz)= <+/-1dB
Frequency Range Low: 34Hz -8dB

High: 23kHz-3dB

Tweeter=1” ferrofluid filled polycarbonate soft dome
Woofer=10” high extrusion aluminum coil form
Cabinet Size (HxWxD)=32-1/8” x 14” x 10-1/2”
Weight=42 lbs.
Finish=Oiled solid pecan wood top and base, black textured vinyl over dense particleboard

My Advent Inventory:

Hone Theater Room:

Mains: Advent Prodigy Tower I with Two Advent Powered Subwoofer, Sub 10 (10” 100 watts subwoofer)

Center: Advent Shielded Prodigy Tower, Black Finish

Front Presence Channel: Advent Marbl (indoor/outdoor), Marbl is an updated Advent mini outdoor speaker

Rear Surround: Two pair Avent Marbl (indoor/outdoor)

Center Rear Surround: Advent Mini outdoor black finish

Center Channel Subwoofer: NHT 80-Watt Mono Amp powering Polk LE-14 Sbwoofer

Total three subwoofers powering the home theater room

Family Room: 

Two pair Advent New Vision 250, 3-way bookshelf speakers

One Advent sub 10 subwoofer

Home Office:

Two pair Advent New Vision 250, 3-way bookshelf speakers

One pair Advent Mini outdoor black finish

One Advent sub 10 subwoofer

Living Room:

One pair Jensen 3152 Concert series 3-Way speaker (15” woofer, 5” midrange, 3” tweeter)

Outdoor Patio:

Two pair Advent Mini outdoor black finish

 

 

 

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