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I feel that there is a subtle lack of coherence in the sound with the monitors and the sub. Perhaps it's my room. Really though, I am interested in having a well made floor standing full range speaker. I have only had monitors up to now. My mother in law and a friend both have wilsons, and I love the sound. I heard the WP7 and I was impressed. I am looking for a very full range speaker, that will be able to play loud and full, with no problems with reaching limits. I want to be able to get up to the high 90s to low 100s in the DB scale at times with ease and quality, though those levels are not a daily thing. I also want to own a piece of the Wilson folklore, at least once. Perhaps I will never leave Wilson, or perhaps I will only stay with the brand for a short while.
I have had Sophias and Watt Puppy 7s, both with 100 wpc of tube power. There was no contest. There was nothing that Sophias did better than the 7s. The only advantage of the Sophias was that they played better with much less wattage (eg 15wpc which I tried on both for kicks). The 7s were more coherent, threw a bigger, deeper soundstage and were more transparent. They also displayed a greater bandwidth with a more defined low end.
Although I did not have the Sophia 2s in my system, I heard them on many occasions. They were slightly better than the original Sophia, but only by degrees. The 7s are a different speaker altogether. One cannot mistake a Sophia from a wattpuppy.
Look and read about the first graph on each speaker.
Your amp will be challenged around 50hz-100hz with the WP7’s, but should be just ok for the Sophia’s.
Most Wilsons tend to need bags of current for the best bass, and good meaty S/S amps with bi-polar (BJT) output devices do best.