A Standard Setting
Low Distortion Soft Dome Tweeter
VLR Mid-Range Dipole Element
Gas-Linearized-Compliance Woofer Time Aligned System
Use of an acoustic foam penthouse with a dipole mid-range and soft
dome tweeter, together with a wide-range oval low-frequency driver and
a generous sized enclosure featuring a gas-linearized compliance system
results in wide response and excellent definition.
This three-way system is more conventional in appearance than the Watson Model Seven or Ten, but that's about as far as it goes. It has an unusually smooth low-distortion soft dome tweeter set back from a five inch Bexedrene cone mid-range, both of which are housed in an acoustic foam "penthouse". A crossover using both first and third order sections is mounted to the rear of the two drivers. The mid-range unit is operated as a dipole reducing coloration in the critical mid-range frequencies.
For the low-frequency speaker, an oval unit was designed - having a radiating area slightly larger than a ten inch driver, the combination of steep cone sides on the narrow axis with shallow cone angles along the long axis results in excellent control of cone-break-up, but it does not create a resonant cavity; thus the cone can be operated both as a true woofer and as a low mid-range speaker even with a first order crossover element. The woofer's distortion in the area where cornpliance-control starts to assume importance is reduced by use of the Wright Gas-Linearized-Compliance system.
Because of the more conventional construction, the unit is offered in
rosewood or walnut; teak being a special order at extra cost.
Frequency Response: (in average room 8 feet from speakers) plus/minus 5 dB, 25 to 20,000 Hz.
Distortion, Harmonic: (based on 90 dB level at 1 kHz): Generally under.35% above 120 Hz
Sensitivity: 1 watt = 89 dB
Power Handling Capacity: 80 watts music
Maximum SPL (pair - 1400 ft@ room): 110 dB
Speaker Complement: 1
- 1 " soft dome tweeter
1 - 5" mid-range
1 - 9" X 13" woofer
800 Hz, 6000 Hz @ 6 dB/8ve except
tweeter @ 18 dB/8ve
Size: 34 1/2" High X 16" Wide X 10" Deep
Weight: 38 lbs. each
Standard, Walnut; optional, Rosewood;
special order, Teak.
Limited, three years parts and labor against manufacturing defects.
Hear them at:
2711 RENA ROAD
L4T 3KI - (416) 677-9020
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