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Even in the short history of high-end high fidelity, few companies have lasted the course. Even fewer have consistently developed and produced high quality products which have earned international acclaim. ProAc is one such company.
This new exciting model is called the D20R and with the upgrades the sound quality has improved in all areas. Improvements comprise of a new cabinet with bass loading used in D30 and D40 models. A new crossover network and a ProAc ribbon tweeter as used in D30 D40 K6. The result is a wonderful open and expansive midrange with a substantial bass, ProAc ribbon tweeter giving sweet and detailed high frequencies, a large sound stage is also a bonus.
Although the mini monitor type speaker can be quite accurate and indeed sound better than many bigger loudspeakers, which obviously have not been made with the same care, the Achilles heel of a small loudspeaker is the bass extension and sound stage size. A big loudspeaker can produce low octaves and give you a large sound stage ideal for large orchestral and high level rock; however they can be an eyesore and dominate the room visually. With the DB1 ProAc have set out to try and achieve in a small speaker a sound normally associated with a larger speaker particularly the bass response.
The new ProAc Response DT8 now takes its place in the ProAc range as our entry level floor standing design. We believe that this innovative new loudspeaker will create new interest in the mixing and matching of drive unit cone materials to effectively cover all types of music.
Utilising 2 x 6.5 inch drivers, the pulp mica cone unit delivers exceptional bass performance in a ported cabinet with the bass loaded via side vents and the polypropylene unit gives a smooth, detailed and uncoloured midrange. Both drivers work in tandem resulting in a well extended low frequency response and ProAc's signature natural sounding midrange quality and pinpoint imagery. These frequency ranges are then cleverly overlapped by a new, Stewart Tyler designed, crossover which seamlessly integrates ProAc's proven 1 inch soft dome tweeter, offset on the front baffle, and placed between the 2 drivers.
The collection address for your order will be as follows:
Vickers Hi Fi
8 Concorde Park
Amy Johnson Way, Clifton Moor
York, YO30 4WT
Tel. 01904 - 691600
Store opening hours are Monday to Saturday 10:30 am to 5:30 pm (Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays)
We will email you when your goods are ready to be collected. This can be the same day as your order was placed, however in some cases it may take a few days.
If your order is urgent please call us before you place your order to check stock availability.