ProAc Response DT8 Floorstanding Loudspeakers
The ProAc Response DT8 Floorstanding Loudspeakers represent a significant leap in the world of high-fidelity audio equipment, marking a new benchmark in the integration of sophisticated sound engineering and design aesthetics. ProAc, a company revered for its meticulous research in diaphragm material selection for drive units, has outdone itself with the Response DT8. This product encapsulates a blend of technical innovation and acoustic finesse, catering to the discerning needs of audio enthusiasts.
At the heart of the Response DT8’s design philosophy is the utilization of different materials for drive units to optimize frequency response. Understanding that various materials excel at specific frequencies, ProAc has strategically employed more than one type of drive unit material in these speakers. This approach ensures comprehensive coverage of all frequency ranges, a feat rarely achieved in two-way designs.
The speaker features two 6.5-inch drivers, each made from distinct materials to harness their unique acoustic properties. The first, a pulp mica cone unit, is specially crafted to deliver robust and nuanced bass performance. Housed in a ported cabinet, the bass is further enhanced through side vents, providing a rich and deep low-frequency response. The second driver, made from polypropylene, excels in producing a smooth, detailed, and color-free midrange. Working in tandem, these drivers create a harmonious and extended low-frequency response coupled with ProAc’s signature natural-sounding midrange. The result is a sound that is both expansive and precise, offering an immersive listening experience.
Integral to the Response DT8’s superior performance is the Stewart Tyler designed crossover. This carefully engineered component plays a pivotal role in blending the frequencies from the distinct bass/midrange drivers with the high frequencies emitted by the tweeter. The crossover is not just a technical marvel but a testament to ProAc’s commitment to acoustic perfection. The use of a glass fiber board with the finest components and multistrand copper wire, compatible with both Bi-amping and Bi-wiring, further underscores the meticulous attention to detail in the speaker’s design.
The ProAc 1-inch soft dome tweeter, a proven component in ProAc’s arsenal, is strategically offset between the two bass drivers. This placement enhances the overall sound staging and imaging, providing a lifelike and three-dimensional audio experience. The seamless integration of the tweeter with the crossover ensures a smooth transition across all frequencies, maintaining the clarity and purity of sound that ProAc is known for.
Aesthetically, the Response DT8 stands as an elegant addition to any space. Its floor-standing design not only makes it a focal point in a room but also contributes to its acoustic performance. The speakers are positioned to fill the room with sound, creating an enveloping audio environment that is both engaging and immersive.
ProAc’s Response DT8 is positioned as the entry-level floor-standing design in their range, yet it embodies the pinnacle of audio engineering. It represents a significant advancement in the art of loudspeaker design, offering an innovative solution to the challenge of combining different drive unit materials to effectively reproduce all types of music. Its versatility in handling various music genres makes it an attractive choice for both casual listeners and audio purists.
At Soundlux Audio, we understand the importance of experiencing sound in its truest form. We invite you to contact us for any queries regarding the ProAc Response DT8 Floorstanding Loudspeakers or to schedule a visit to audition this remarkable product. Our team is dedicated to providing you with the information and assistance you need to make an informed decision about your audio equipment. Discover the difference in sound quality with ProAc and let Soundlux Audio guide you in your journey towards acoustic excellence.
CHARACTERISTIC IMPEDANCE: 4 Ohms
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 28 Hz to 30 kHz
MINIMUM AMPLIFIER POWER: 20 Watts
MAXIMUM AMPLIFIER POWER: 180 Watts
EFFICIENCY: 90 dB
STANDARD FINISH MATERIAL:
UNIT WEIGHT: 26 kg (per speaker)
UNIT DIMENSIONS: 978 mm – including spikes (h) x 193 mm (w) x 229 mm (d)
Stay updated on new products and special events.