The IPL Acoustics S2tlK CD3 Ribbon is a compact transmission line with a large scale sound. This speaker uses the superb IPL/6/K bass unit with its ultra light but stiff kevlar cone (a composite of paper and carbon fibre). The bass unit has a smooth response, sturdy cast chassis, and large shielded magnet assembly. The Ribbon tweeter, Fountek Neo CD3.0 ribbon which is a very high quality unit with high strength NEODYMIUM magnets, ensuring a fast and transparent sound and used in Monitor Audio flagship speaker PL300 £6500. The unit has a very low resonant frequency of 400 Hz allowing a low crossover point of around 3khz.. The advantage of the ribbon is a 10 x better mass to magnetic flux ratio over most dome tweeters. This tweeter is used in the very best of commercial speakers costing up to £8500! All drivers are matched for response and sensitivity. The S2tlK Ribbon is a remarkable speaker with a large bandwidth, giving a natural open sound quality A natural light and detailed midrange and a very extended but controlled bass. This speaker should be placed at least 12" from the rear wall and 16" from side wall, and used in medium to large rooms. (at least 14ft by 12ft - better firing the length of the room). For smaller rooms or more awkward positioning, it is better to use the S2TLP Ribbon or the S2TLM Ribbon. The treble has an ambience and sense of realism which is seldom heard with conventional tweeters. All this is obtained without harshness ensuring that this is a speaker you can listen to all day without fatigue. The frequency response is extremely smooth and extended giving a well balanced and natural sound .
The bi-wired crossover is 2nd order at 3.2 kHz, and incorporates high quality IPL and MKP Polypropylene capacitors in both the bass and treble leg, Top quality Super Power IPL Steel Laminate bass inductors, and air cored treble inductors, and high power resistors. Line damping is with IPL"s profiled acoustic foam, and Long Haired wool. for fine tuning. Now with magnetic grill covers for a cleaner look.
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IPL ACOUSTICS S2TLK £1599.00 Complete finished pair of speakers inc IPL kit (min room size15x12')
903H x 230W x 310D
Drivers IPL/6/K Kevlarmatched Fountek CD3 ribbon tweeters
Min Room size 15' x 12'
Recommended Amplifier power 15 -1000 watt
Standard Veneer inc in Price
High Gloss Finish add £100.00
High Gloss Plinths inc Brass or Silver Spikes add £50.00
Hand Polished Aluminium Outriggers with Brass or Silver Spikes add £75.00
Uses 6" IPL/6/K bass unit with its ultra light but stiff kevlar cone (a composite of paper and carbon fibre). The bass unit has a smooth response, sturdy cast chassis, and large shielded magnet assembly.
The Ribbon tweeter; is the Fountek Neo CD3.0 ribbon which is a very high quality unit with high strength NEODYMIUM magnets, ensuring a fast and transparent sound.
The new improved Bi-wired crossover located on the back of speaker connector panel and uses superb quality IPL and MKP PP capacitors, super power steel laminate inductors inductors and large stable audiophile resistors. Soldered using high silver content solder and a single core cable using 19 strands of 0.29mm SILVER PLATED HIGH PURITY COPPER with a conductor area of 1.4mm and a PTFE dielectric is used to conect the drivers to the crossover. It is also used for the Hi Low link on the external conectors.