Spendor D9.2 Speaker
Spendor D9.2 : 3-way floorstand loudspeaker
A full three-way design, the D9.2 presents music with great power and scale. The level of transparency, superbly natural sound and extraordinary resolution draws you in to explore the soundscape and discover every nuance of the highly musical presentation. With perfect proportions and beautiful finish options the D9.2 will complement any level of audio system sonically and visually.
Spendor LPZ (Linear Pressure Zone) tweeter:
The new Spendor LPZ tweeter is built around a stainless steel front plate that forms a damped acoustic chamber directly in front of a lightweight woven polyamide diaphragm. The front plate incorporates a phase correcting micro foil to equalise sound wave path lengths across the diaphragm surface, simultaneously it generates a symmetrical pressure environment on both faces of the tweeter diaphragm so the tweeter operates in a balanced linear mode. The result is perfect focus, uninhibited sound transmission and a very wide listening window. The front plate also provides excellent mechanical protection for the delicate tweeter dome and a smart modern appearance.
Spendor 18cm drive units developed for D9.2:
The D9 mid‐bass drive unit has an advanced EP77 polymer cone mid‐range drive unit. Housed in an isolated enclosure at the top of the cabinet, it handles only mid‐range frequencies which eliminates mid‐low frequency intermodulation. It delivers music with superb clarity and vanishingly low colouration. The two D9 low frequency drivers have ultra‐rigid, two part bonded, lightweight Kevlar composite cone assemblies. The drivers are in a large dedicated low‐frequency acoustic enclosure. Like Spendor`s highly regarded A9 loudspeaker (now superseded by D9) the D9 delivers accurate powerful bass without distortion or compression. All three drivers feature cast magnesium alloy chassis, high efficiency motor systems, optimised electro‐dynamic damping, and excellent thermal dissipation for wide dynamic range. New polymer surrounds with very stable molecular composition reduce driver `break‐in` time significantly.
Fifth generation Spendor Linear flow port technology:
Our new fifth generation Spendor Linear flow port incorporates an aerodynamically profiled central baffle (like an aircraft wing) to create a tapered twin-venturi port. Air at the port extremities is decelerated and there is a further reduction in air velocity in the large tapered area at the cabinet base. The result is evenly balanced acoustic pressure and air-flow along the whole length of the port. Spendor`s Linear Flow port technology delivers deep articulate bass with natural timing, even in small rooms or close to a wall.
Spendor dynamic cabinet damping:
Timing is fundamental to the musical experience. In conventional loudspeakers rigid high density cabinet panels are mass-damped to reduce cabinet-talk. Spurious energy is stored and released slowly. This introduces unacceptable blurring and slowing of the sound. Spendor`s solution is asymmetric aperture bracing of the cabinet to disperse internal waves. Dynamic Damping with small low mass constrained polymer dampers at key energy interface points instantly convert any spurious energy in the cabinet into inaudible heat. The result is a silent rigid cabinet and naturally fast engaging sound.
Description: 3-way floorstanding
Enclosure type: Rigid, asymmetric braced, vented cabinet with dynamic damping
Vent type: Fifth generation Spendor linear flow, tapered twin-venturi port
HF driver: Spendor 22mm LPZ polyamide dome
Mid driver: Spendor 180mm EP77, with black polymer cone
Bass driver: 2 x Spendor 180mm, with Kevlar composite cone
Frequency response: 27Hz-25kHz
Impedance nominal: 8 ohms
Crossover frequencies: 500Hz, 4.2kHz
Amplifier: 25-250 watts
Connections: Single pair recessed precision binding posts
Dimensions H x W x D: 1125 x 210 x 398mm
Net weight (each): 35kg
Accessories supplied: Spikes, cloth grilles, non-slip polymer feet
Cabinet real wood veneer finishes: Premium: Spendor Dark, Satin White
Cabinet real wood veneer finishes: Standard: Black Ash, Cherry, Natural Oak, Dark Walnut
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