When we found the technology to align the acoustic centers of the Cell drivers, we just had to use them in our designs. We were hungry to implement a phase aligned crossover with a shallow acoustic slope for a smooth power response. We were eager to listen to the layers of detail and depth that can be achieved when these key ingredients come together. That’s why we developed the Symphonia 1: we wanted to implement these technologies and see what's possible given the strengths of pure piston ceramic cones and time aligned drivers.
The result is extraordinary sound.
Here's the list of features:
Made in the USA cabinetry
German top of the line driver technology
Accuton Cell midrange/tweeter array
Low parts count crossover
ERSE air core inductors
Mundorf capacitors and resistors in tweeter signal path
Cardas soldering all point to point from binding posts to drivers
High-end Supra wiring
Cardas patented binding posts
Custom engraved binding post plate and port ring to lower resonance.
Braced baffle and sidewall technology
Flared port for low noise
Proprietary damping material to turn vibration into heat
Size: 8.25"W X 35"H X 11.5" D (cabinet tapers back and slopes 5 degrees)
Frequency Response: 38hz-25khz
Minimum Power Requirements: 35watt (tube) 50watt (solid state). 86db/2.83v/meter
3-way fullrange loudspeaker
Tweeter/midrange array decoupled by expanding o-ring driver technology mounted to custom aluminium mounting plate
1 x 25 mm Accuton™ Cell ceramic tweeter
1 x 90 mm Accuton™ Cell ceramic midrange
1 x 184 mm Illuminator™ woofer, long excursion design with underhung voicecoil
Bassreflex port design for lowest port noise with dual flared ends.
Height adjustable isolation outriggers with cone floorspikes included (not shown)
impedance: 4 ohm (lowest point: 3.1 ohm at 100Hz)
Standard veneers include: Cherry, Walnut, Ebony (faux)
Weight: 2 x 65 lbs. (plus packaging)
We feel this speaker is even better than its predecessor due to the upgraded custom Ceramic Cell dome tweeter and midrange point source array, as well as other refinements made in the crossover. Bass and imaging is outstanding. Lets start with the drivers. We are using the amazing sounding and latest generation Accuton drivers that create the most transparent and effortless musicality we've ever heard. The transition to the 1" inverted ceramic Cell dome tweeter with under-hung voice coil is seamless, and here we are using only premium parts in the signal path. The crossovers are hand wired using top tier pure copper wiring with a special coating to prevent oxidation that could degrade sound decades from now. Best of all, this speaker has gone through many refinements, and we built it so that each design consideration was refined to its fullest potential. This is evident from the hand crafted sloped front baffle for low diffraction and phase alignment, the point to point soldered crossovers, to the carefully selected and matched transducers.