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Vlad D

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I'm looking to by some outdoor speakers for my patio and was looking at the BA Voyager 4. I was wondering if anyone has any eperience with them. I'm familiar with BA since I have the BA VR-M series for my home theater but don't anything about their outdoor speakers.

I was comparing the Voyager 4 and the Voyager 5 on their website, and as far as I can tell the only difference is price and the woofer on the V5 is about an inch bigger. is that enough to justify an extra $80? I listed the specs below. Thanks.

Voyager 4:
Recommended Amplifier Power
15-100 watts
Nominal Impedance
8 ohms
Frequency Response (3dB)
70Hz-20kHz
Bass Unit
4½" (115mm) coploymer
Crossover Frequency
3500Hz
Dimensions (HxWxD)
9-3/4 x 6-7/8 x 5-7/8" (238 x 175 x 149mm)
Sensitivity (1 watt (2.83v) at 1m)
89dB
Tweeter
¾" (19mm) Kortec® dome
Housing
White or Black polypropylene
Price $109.95 each

Voyager 5:
Recommended Amplifier Power
15-100 watts
Nominal Impedance
8 ohms
Frequency Response (3dB)
70Hz-20kHz
Bass Unit
5¼" (135mm) coploymer with butyl rubber surround
Crossover Frequency
3500Hz
Dimensions (HxWxD)
11-1/4 x 8-1/4 x 7" (286 x 210 x 177mm)
Sensitivity (1 watt (2.83v) at 1m)
89dB
Tweeter
¾" (19mm) Kortec® dome
Housing
White or Black polypropylene
Price $149.95 each
 

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OK, I went to Sound Advice and they don't carry the Voyager 4 or 5, but instead carry the 6 and 7. The sales rep told me that the V4 and V5 would be too small for my patio which is 15x30 and that I would be better off buying the Voyager 6 or 7. I listened to them and they both sounded good and there was a notable difference between the V7 and the V6 (which makes me wonder about the difference between them and the V4 or V5), but the V7 is much more than I'm willing too spend: $299.95 each, so I'm considering the V6 $199.95 each. So my question now is: Does size really matter? :) Do I really need the bigger speakers for the size of my patio? Or would I be OK with the smaller V4 or V5, and is he just trying to sell me the V6 or V7 because they don't carry the others?
Thanks,

Here are the specs on the Voyager 6:
Recommended Amplifier Power
15-150 watts
Nominal Impedance
8 ohms
Frequency Response (3dB)
65Hz-20kHz
Bass Unit
6½" (165mm) coploymer with butyl rubber surround
Crossover Frequency
2500Hz
Dimensions (HxWxD)
13 x 9 x 7-3/4" (330 x 229 x 197mm)
Sensitivity (1 watt (2.83v) at 1m)
89dB
Tweeter
1" (25mm) Kortec® dome
Housing
White or Black polypropylene
Price $195.95 each
 

Ricky c

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I have had the voyagers in an open 20 x 15 patio for approx 4 1/2 years and they are still going strong.I have them powered with an amp which is connected to my receiver for 2nd zone.I realy dont know if they are the 4's or 5's probably the 4's.All i can say is they sound great and very durable.
 

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