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Back inYamaha released the NS loudspeaker. A purple period for the company, it seemed to be launching an endless stream of great products. These effectively put Yamaha on the map as a serious hi-fi manufacturer, capable of innovation, superb quality and outperforming its rivals.
Yamaha NS M were not the speakers that I ever considered buying. I was aware of them and their legendary status but for some reasons I was always more attracted to British speakers. I was fascinated with with Japanese amplifiers from golden era of HiFi, however, the speakers were never something that I have easy fallen in love with.
Looking for good quality vintage HIFI components and stereo systems. I am a collector and a reseller. I buy for myself and clients.
Welcome to my website! Below you will find articles on some of the work done over the last fifteen years. Building speakers has be on and off since high school, but with the availability of PC-based measuring equipment in the Nineties my hobby took another direction as it became very much clear, that doing crossovers by calculation and fine-tuning by ear had its shortcomings.
Paul Rigby follows his guide to vintage amplifiers with a look at some of the most enduring speaker designs. Although modern manufacturers are becoming a little more adventurous, the contemporary market has been plagued for several years with banal and restrictive speakers designs, guided by a lucrative lifestyle market and what brands believe will be seen as acceptable within the family home. This effectively translates into tall, thin speaker cabinets sporting weedy drive units and no personality.
Log in or Sign up. Steve Hoffman Music Forums. Location: You don't need all those doo-dads! I recently purchased a vintage pair of Yamaha NS's, and was requested by a couple of members to post some pictures of them.
There's no such thing as the perfect loudspeaker, nor is there ever likely to be one. Most manufacturers don't even try — theirs is a volume business where the trick is to produce a good-sounding product at an affordable price. There's nothing wrong with this, as perfection can often be the enemy of the good.