Any Sigma owners? (BD-Design)

by Ian Reid @, UK, Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 14:48 (446 days ago)

Hi everyone, I’m new here.

I’d be very interested to hear the thoughts of any Sigma owners on what they think of them.

I’d love to hear a pair - are there any in the UK by chance?

Any Sigma owners?

by avaarni @, Thursday, March 30, 2023, 12:26 (444 days ago) @ Ian Reid

Hi Ian, I have Sigma speakers. Before that I had Oris horns with AER-MD2 drivers and the older Avantgarde Duo G1. I have listened to Orphean horns for many years now in various installations from Ref2010 to Diy Orelino which was the best combination until Sigmas came to the house.

From the beginning I could hear the potential of the Orpheans but was not able to get them to sing at their best. After my diy orelino project I knew I could not achieve the best on my own.

Sigma is the game changer. Whatever components you try with them, you'll always hear the change. From cables to amps. That means you can ruin it of course with non-matching gear. It is kinda hard to describe the sound but to me it just IS, it is real and effortless. It can be soft and scary. But like every speaker, also Sigma has it's own character: I would guess that comes from the BMS compression driver. Also the low crossover point plays a part.

If your room has limitations (wall materials), but enough space around the speaker and your listening distance is not too long i think you could find Sigmas very appealing. I prefer to listen to them at close distance: I hear more the of speaker and not so much the room.

At the moment I prefer tube gear with Sigmas, but I think that is just a matter of taste how you want color the sound.

Hope this helps! But I know it won't because you need to hear them.


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by RLRB, Wednesday, April 12, 2023, 22:53 (430 days ago) @ avaarni

wich are these speakers?
any photo? I use Oris 150 with AER bd3 and ripoles with active tube xovers

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by avaarni @, Saturday, April 15, 2023, 19:34 (427 days ago) @ RLRB

My room is all about the sound. Not much for the looks.

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by Gasper @, Monday, April 17, 2023, 09:37 (426 days ago) @ avaarni


How big is your room? :-)


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by avaarni @, Thursday, April 20, 2023, 16:41 (423 days ago) @ Gasper

Hi Gasper!

The room width is little bit over 4 m and length 6 m. The speakers are 2 meters from the wall behind them and about 1 away from the side walls. Listening distance is about 2 meters and I prefer the sound like that. At close distance I hear more direct sound and less the effects of the room.

Br Antti

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by Gasper @, Friday, April 21, 2023, 06:23 (422 days ago) @ avaarni

Nice... Thank You.
Best Regards, Gašper

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