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Quest Customer Reviews
by Floyd Sense, 2 years ago
I bought my Quests about 20 years ago and they're still going strong. Early on, I had a voice coil failure in one of the woofers, but no problems of any kind since then. Well, except for the cabinet paint, which softened into a tacky mess after a few years. The speakers were disassembled, stripped and repainted, with all new gasket material from M-L. Contrary to popular belief, you don't need a boutique class A amplifier to make these speakers sing. I've used an Adcom 5800 for many years with superb results.
by Dennis, 2 years ago
Up until a year ago when I first heard my friends ReQuests, I never thought much of consumer hi-fi, (I'm a pro sound reinforcement technician). Even high end consumer gear didn't impress me (especially for the price).
But the ReQuests just blew me away with their clarity and power!
Since I can't justify >$5000.00 for speakers, I found a pair of Quests on Ebay for a very reasonable price. (very similar to ReQuests). I've since picked up a set of SL3's that are now my rear surrounds, all Bryston powered.
It's like being a kid again! (I'm 53). Now I'm searching for re-masters and 5.1 mixes of the great music I listened to while growing up in the 70's.
One down side: Martin Logan speakers are so "pure" that marginal recordings sound, well.... marginal. (and there are unfortunately a lot of marginal recordings out there).
Some of the best: (just a small sampling)
The Genesis remixed box set (1970 - 1975).
Jethro Tull Aqualung 40th anniversary (mixed by Steven Wilson of Porcupine Tree).
And just about anything by Porcupine Tree!
Thanks Martin Logan for building such amazing speakers!
You've re-affirmed my faith in home hi-fi speakers.
And - MADE IN THE USA.
by Questy, 5 years ago
After using JM Labs for many years, I was still searching for that unforgettable sound. I came upon a really mint pair of Quests that were better taken care of than you could imagine! The changes I made were buying brand new panels in June only to realize that they were defective!!! However, the distributor in Canada (Plurison) contacted Jim and they sent me a brand new pair no hassles!! I was amazed at this type of service. Thank you to both of you. They sound incredible. I also modified the crossovers. Everything else (including the woofers) was perfect.
I love the sound of a big paneled speaker and the mid range of the Quest is the best I have ever heard besides the new CLX! Very satisfied!