Apogee Stage & Mini-Grand loudspeakers Specifications
Apogee Stage: Two-way dipole speaker system with a 12" by 26", electromagnetic film-diaphragm woofer and a 0.7" by 26" ribbon midrange/tweeter. Crossover frequency: 600Hz. Crossover slope: 6dB/octave gradually increasing to 12dB/octave. Frequency range: 30Hz-20kHz (no tolerance specified). Sensitivity: not specified. Nominal impedance: 3 ohms. Recommended minimum amplifier power: 100W.
Dimensions: 37" H by 26" W by 2" D (without stands) Weight: 60 lbs each..
Finish: optional parchment, anthracite, or black sand, with or without mahogany or basswood trim.
Serial numbers of units tested: Not noted (1990); 003639/003584 (1994).
Price: $1995/pair (1990); from $2995/pair (1994); no longer available (2003).
Mini-Grand Stereo Subwoofer: Drive-units: two reflex-loaded 8" cone woofers per side. Crossover frequency: 80Hz (provided by outboard, DAX crossover network). Frequency range: 24Hz-80Hz (no tolerance specified). Sensitivity: not specified, designed to match Stages. Impedance: 3 ohms nominal. Recommended amplifier power: 75W minimum, 200W maximum.
Dimensions: 11" H by 27.5" W by 18.75" D. Weight: 55 lbs each.
Finish: black sand.
Serial numbers of units tested: none shown.
Price: $2595/pair (includes DAX crossover, below); no longer available (2003).
DAX Crossover: Input/Output: balanced or unbalanced. Crossover frequency: 80Hz. Crossover slope: 6dB/octave gradually increasing to 12dB/octave. S/N: 100dB (A-weighted). THD: 0.003%. Nominal input level: 1V. Level controls: ±3dB in 1dB increments for both Stages and subwoofers.
Approximate number of dealers: 100.
Manufacturer: Apogee Acoustics Inc., 35 York Ave., Randolph, MA 02368 (1990-1995). Apogee Technology Inc., 129 Morgan Drive, Norwood, MA 02062. Tel: (781) 551-9450. Fax: (781) 440-9528—no longer manufacturing loudspeakers (2003). Web: www.apogeeddx.com. Since Apogee no longer makes or services their speakers, readers can try www.apogeespeakers.totalserve.co.uk .