Thiel Owners


I just scored a sweet pair of CS 2.4SE loudspeakers. Anyone else currently or previously owned this model?
Owners of the CS 2.4 or CS 2.7 are free to chime in as well. Thiel are excellent w/ both tubed or solid-state gear!

Keep me posted & Happy Listening!
good job MA.   keep us in the loop
espirits4s - I cannot address more than the CSi, since I have no personal experience with the CS7.2 or your particular amp. But that amp doubles twice to 1400 wpc into 2 ohms, implying that it should do fine into the 1.2 ohm load at 10 hz. The 7.2 has the opposite characteristic, a rising impedance going low, so a long cable run would act differently between the 2 models. But, it seems far-fetched to me that an amp or cable interaction would be responsible for a significant bass difference. 

I have considerable experience (in the day) with the CS5 - and I wouldn't call it bass-shy with a good amp - which you have. So, I would look for a speaker problem. First-off you can test viability and polarity of all the drivers with a single 6-volt lantern battery rigged for intermittent contact to the input terminals. Plus to red should make all drivers push out - a second or two won't hurt the drivers.  A dead or reversed-polarity driver would make trouble. The lowest and upper 8" woofers are the subs which would reduce bass power without affecting tonal balance noticeably. Please report your driver test as a base-line.
Thank you Tom.  I will start there.


As your time allows, search CS5 and CS 7.2 loudspeakers, over on Audio Asylum for additional information. Quite a few Thiel Audio fans on that site as well.  Happy Listening!

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