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I was wondering how many SNA members own or have owned  the Duntech Sovereign speakers ? 

Any pics of your Sovereigns, please post here.

Thanks.

 

Some pics of mine..

 

 

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The eagle has landed. Four of us managed to carry them fairly easily, the hardest part was getting them off the back of the ute. Unsure if I will start refoaming tonight but I think I will get a secon

Just thought I would post my thoughts on the Sovereign's after living with them for a few months.   These speakers......WOW..........Right from the get go it was a love/hate affair. Usually

Am now a happy duntech owner, after admiring them for years since i first saw them I didn't think I'd own them as soon as I have nor did I think theyd be the marquis. Looking forward to replacing

Borrowed a pair for while, magnificent but way to big for my room.

 

Settled on Duntech Crown Princes instead.

 

cheers.

Any chance you could post a few pics of your setup?

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Oh yea baby. :thumb:

Never heard them but would love to one day.

Hope to some more pics if they are around here.

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Settled on Duntech Crown Princes instead.

 

 

Tough compromise! :)   I have also heard the Crown Princes too, also an outstanding speaker.   :cool:

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Very nice setup, my pair is driven by 2 pairs of mono blocks, one pair of class D amp driving the 4 woofers, the other EL34 PP driving the rest. My room is too small though, but still enjoy the sound out of the sovereign.

Have upgrade/replace the x'over components, made quite a difference....

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Tough compromise! :)   I have also heard the Crown Princes too, also an outstanding speaker.   :cool:

Yes the crown princes are more room friendly i've found.

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Oh yea baby. :thumb:

Never heard them but would love to one day.

Hope to some more pics if they are around here.

 

Joz, don't you already have the SGR version ;)

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I used to hang around the local hi fi shop a lot when they had the Sovereigns back in the 90s . They were fantastic . If I had a big room (and was single ) I would get some .  I can still recall the  wonderful ease in the bass that only big speakers can project .

 

    Nice CD KAB :)

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I used to hang around the local hi fi shop a lot when they had the Sovereigns back in the 90s . They were fantastic . If I had a big room (and was single ) I would get some .  I can still recall the  wonderful ease in the bass that only big speakers can project .

 

    Nice CD KAB :)

 

I recall hearing them at Len Wallis paired with BIG Krells--statement speakers alright-still to the fore today

 

Willco

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I used to hang around the local hi fi shop a lot when they had the Sovereigns back in the 90s . They were fantastic . If I had a big room (and wore the pants at home ) I would get some .  I can still recall the  wonderful ease in the bass that only big speakers can project .

 

    Nice CD KAB :)

 

There you , fixed for you. :D

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The Sovereign,s might be "OLD" , BUT they are one of the best speakers i have ever heard.....it is a pleasure to own them. :)

 

After auditioning many New "high end" speakers, i think a lot is more about de core and aesthetics than the actual sound itself. 

 

 

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I recall hearing that PVaf used to work at Duntech, perhaps the vaf I93 is the spiritual successor to the Sovereigns.

 

I have heard the same thing and I also agree about the i93 speakers. I have only heard Duntech Marquis and Princess but Duntech seemed to have a "house sound " with each ascending model being an improvement/refinement and I think VAF do this also

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One of the remarkable strengths of the Sovereigns is the deep. clean, accurate and effortless bass.  I can't see the Vaf's being remotely in the same universe as the Sovereigns.

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heard them about 15 years ago .  wow factor for me. lotto this weekend and if i win im buying these speakers with mcintosh power amps. wish me luck

 

Even if you only win $10? Wow. Man on a mission or what?

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In the early 90's, I lived with Duntech Crown Princes for about 12 months, having previously been extremely impressed by a mate's Sovereigns.  Unfortunately, in my room at the time and with ME 25/850, the Crown Princes didn't provide any semblance of the sound I remembered from the Sovereigns. :(

 

Of course, there could be a multitude of reasons for this and I may well have given up on the CP's prematurely.  Thanks to a kind offer from the last GTG, I have an opportunity to revisit the Crown Princes and I'm really looking forward to doing so.  It wouldn't surprise me at all to find that a room mismatch was the culprit and that the CP's are a worthy "little" brother to the mighty and magnificent Sovereigns.

 

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